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Bill Burr is an American stand-up comedian who was born on June 10, 1968. He is considered one of the wealthiest comedian celebrities in the industry, having a total net worth of about $12 million. In addition to his many diverse projects, he has earned revenue by acting, hosting comedy specials, and collecting endorsements.
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- Name: Bill Burr
- Place of Birth: Canton, Massachusetts, United States
- Date of Birth: June 10, 1968
- Net Worth: $12 Million
- Height: 5 ft 10 in
- Education: Emerson College
- Nationality: United States of America
- Spouse: Nia Renee Hill
Burr was born in Canton, Massachusetts. His father was a dentist, and his mother was a nurse. Their family was of German-Irish heritage. He got his graduation degree from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, in radio. David Foster Wallace was one of his professors in college. Before starting his comedy career he worked in warehouses. He later said he had enjoyed the freedom of his job. Once he said, “If my boss gave me a rough time, I could just get on a forklift and just, like, drive away.”
Bill developed an interest in the comedy scene around Boston during his time studying radio in college. There was some open mic night and club work he did in town. However, during that time, the comedy scene in Boston wasn’t as prominent as it is today. So bill Burr moved to New York, deciding it would help launch some of his career in the city’s live comedy and alternative comedy scenes.
In 1962, Burr began his comedy career. In 1994 he moved to New York City. Burr is known as a radio personality who has spoken on television, radio, and the internet. He has recorded a weekly podcast since May of 2007. He offers advice to listeners, talks about current events and tour dates, and takes questions about sports.
Among other podcasts, Burr has appeared on the Opie and Anthony Show; The Adam Carolla Show, WTF with Marc Maron, The Joe Rogan Experience, The Nerdist Podcast,You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, and The Adam Buxton Podcast. The podcast hosted by Tom Green featured Burr as well.
Among his sold-out shows in the Madison Square Garden on November 14, 2015, Royal Albert Hall on June 6, 2018, and consecutive concerts on March 4 and 5 this year. In addition, as of September 28, 2018, Burton sold out 20,000 seats at the Los Angeles Forum, breaking the record of Aziz Ansari’s ten consecutive sold-out shows at the Wilbur Theatre.
Observers of the American stand-up comedy circuit have called Burr a “comedian’s comedian.” As Detective Walsh, Burr made his Hollywood debut in Date Night. His other television credits include Patrick Kuby in the fourth and fifth seasons of AMC’s Breaking Bad. Further, he played Mark Mullins in the 2013 buddy cop movie The Heat.
On September 10, 2019 Bill Burr’s sixth Netflix special, Paper Tiger, premiered on the streaming service. In addition, he was featured in six episodes and fifteen of The Mandalorian, a Disney+ series, in December of 2019.
In 2013 Burr was married to Nia Hill, who is a writer, director, and producer. Their daughter was born in January 2017. He also plays the drums and is a licensed helicopter pilot in his spare time. As well as heavy metal music, he is interested in smoking cigars.
In the 2000 presidential election, Burr voted for Ralph Nader of the Green Party. He said political correctness is aimed at the wrong problem, not at changing people’s attitudes. According to him, it only affects people’s vocabulary without changing their attitude toward it.
Aside from that, he stated, it is not meant to address or influence other major sociopolitical issues, such as banks and pharmaceutical companies. In the 2016 and 2020 US Elections, Burr wanted Bernie Sanders to be president. According to Burr, he doesn’t give a damn about regular people.
Bill Burr’s Salary:
The estimated salary of Bill Burr is 1.5 million dollars a year. Among his many income streams are comedy specials, acting, and producing. Whether it was working on a TV show or movie, he charged more than $500,000. Burr earned over $1 million for each comedy special he produced.
Perfect Fit, Passionate, Twisted Fortune, Date Night, Cheat, Stand Up Guys, The Heat, Walk of Shame, Zombeavers, Black or White, Daddy’s Home, Daddy’s Home 2, The Front Runner, The King of Staten Island, The Opening Act, The Guilty, Townies, Breaking Bad, I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman, The Mandalorian, Saturday Night Live.
Comedy Albums and Specials:
Emotionally Unavailable, Comedy Central Presents, One Night Stand, Why Do I Do This, Let It Go, You People Are All the Same, Live At Andrew’s House, I’m Sorry You Feel That Way, Walk Your Way Out, Paper Tiger
Bill bought a house in Los Feliz, California, for $4.7 million in 2017. After purchasing a 2,663-square-foot villa in Los Feliz in 2011, he sold it the following year. A fascinating point reported is that he still owned a modest one-bedroom apartment in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, presumably to remain connected to the city for his comedy career.
Observational comedy and satire are Bill Burr’s trademarks. His work as a comedian has been featured on multiple HBO and Comedy Central late-night talk shows. Besides making people laugh and happy, he teaches us many valuable lessons like you are not ugly, and everyone is beautiful in their way. Don’t dwell on the negative things that others say about you. That is the second lesson he teaches us. Maintain calm, focus, and positivity instead.