Larry The Cable Guy
Larry The Cable Guy
Real Name/Full Name Daniel Lawrence Whitney
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Larry the Cable Guy
Birth Place: Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: February 17, 1963
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 124 kg
In Pounds – 273 lbs
Eye Color:  Blue
Hair Color:  Brown
Parents Name: Father – Tom Whitney Sr.
Mother – Shirley Whitney
Siblings:  Tom Whitney Jr., Debbie Whitney.
School:  The King’s Academy
College:   Berean Christian School
Religion:  Christianity
Nationality:  American
Zodiac Sign:  Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation:  Straight
Marital Status:  Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Cara Whitney (m. 2005)
Kids/Children Name:  Wyatt Whitney, Reagan Whitney.
Profession:  Stand-up Comedian
Net Worth:  $120 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Daniel Lawrence Whitney, aka Larry the Cable Guy, is a funny and amusing stand-up comedian in America. He is widely recognized as one of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour members, which included several famous comedians as well. He has been starred on Blue Collar TV. Three of his comedy albums have been ‘certified gold by the RIAA for shipments of 500,000 copies’.

He is also a proficient writer and a great voicing master. He hosted the series ‘Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,’ which aired in February 2011. He explored the country and indulged himself in ‘different lifestyles and jobs and hobbies.’

Well, how well do you know about Larry the Cable Guy? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Larry the Cable Guy’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Larry the Cable Guy to date.

Biography and Early Life

Larry The Cable Guy was born in Pawnee City, Nebraska, on February 17, 1963. His father, Tom Whitney, is a local guitarist and one of the eminent Christian ministers. His father was also the elementary school principal of The King’s Academy, which was the school of Larry. Before becoming a professional standup comedian, he started his career in radio. He has appeared in ‘nationally syndicated programs.’ He was a frequent guest in ‘The Johnny Dare Morning Show on 98.9/KQRC, Kansas City’.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Larry the Cable Guy in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Larry the Cable Guy’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 21st April 2024 having been born on 17 February 1963. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 173 lbs in Pound and 124 kg in Kilograms.


Larry completed high school in ‘The King’s Academy’ situated in West Palm Beach. He then graduated from ‘Berean Christian School in 1982’. He also attended ‘college at the Baptist University of America in Georgia, and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.’ He did his majors in drama and speech. After performing in comedy, he dropped out of his junior high school. He carries an excellent’ Southern accent impression’ in his comedies, and he thanks his roommates for it.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

As of now, Larry resides in Nebraska. He owns a 180-acre farm. In the year 2005, he married his wife, Cara. He has two children. His current house is near his hometown, Pawnee City, Nebraska.

What’s more interesting is, this city has a street named after him. He even donated money for the development of the high school in which he used to read. Football has always interested Larry, as he is a ‘Nebraska Cornhuskers football fan.’ Larry was challenged to an arm-wrestling match in a match by ‘John O’Connell, Nebraska Army National Guard member’ who lost within a minute.

Is Larry The Cable Guy Gay?

No, Daniel Lawrence Whitney, aka Larry The Cable Guy, is not gay. He has been married since 2005 and has two children as well which proves that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

To start with, he performed stand-up under his real name and attained a very limited amount of success. Precisely, he became ‘famous after developing the Cable Guy character.’ This cable guy is famous for recounting stories about ‘his family’ and is well known for using his ‘own catchphrase Git-R-Done!’ He does his stand-up with a thick ‘Southern accent.’

He owns an autobiographical book GIT-R-DONE. He confesses that he ‘deliberately turns on the accent, as he may forget if he kept his normal voice.’ His introductory comic albums, ‘Lord, I Apologize (2001) and The Right to Bear Arms (2005),’ have been well recognized by the Recording Industry Association of America.


He has been nominated in some influential award shows. However, he won the ‘Outstanding Performance by an Animated Character in an Animated Motion Picture. This award was for voicing as ‘Mater’ for Disney/Pixar Cars Movie.’ He has also been nominated for Grammy in the year 2006 and 2007 simultaneously.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Larry The Cable Guy in 2024

Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth
Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth

His voyage around America as a comedian allowed him to add $120 Million to his pocket as estimated in 2024. He easily earns $10- $20 Million from various brand endorsements as well.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Following are some interesting facts about Larry The Cable Guy which everyone should know:

  • Apart from being an actor, stand-up comedian, he has also done some notable charity work.
  • He donated $5 Million to ‘Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando.’
  • According to some sources, he is a close friend of the ‘contemporary comedian Lewis Black,’ although they do not share the same ‘political views or comic materials.’

The two times Grammy nominee Larry The Cable Guy has certainly paved the way to the hearts of comic lovers. Though as a comedian, he has described his struggles in his life and expressed his philosophical views. He always seems to look after his wife and children. He has had a very active career till now. He first started performing in the Radios, then as a comic, and has appeared on History Channel.


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