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Drake Bell is a multi-talented American celebrity with a net worth of $600,000. He gained fame as a star during the late 90s and early 2000s and has since worked as an actor, comedian, guitarist, singer/songwriter, producer, and occasional tv director.
Among his most notable TV appearances are on “The Amanda Show” and “Drake & Josh.” Recently, he has been involved in various controversies, including a 2014 bankruptcy filing where he reported a personal debt of approximately $600,000.
|Real Name||Drake Bell|
|Date Of Birth||June 27, 1986|
|Kid||Jeremy Drake Bell|
|Place of birth||Newport beach, CA|
|Age||36 years old|
|Profession||actor, comedian, guitarist, singer/songwriter, producer, and occasional tv director|
Drake Bell Acting Career
Drake Bell’s father recognized his talent for public speaking and impersonations when he was young and encouraged him to start acting at five. His first acting gig was a guest appearance on the “Home Improvement” episode in 1994.
He also landed his first national TV commercial for Whirlpool Appliances around the same time. In 2000, he received a Young Artist Award nomination for his role in the made-for-TV film “The Jack Bull.”
Drake Bell’s breakthrough came in 2004 when he starred alongside his friend Josh Peck in Nickelodeon’s “Drake & Josh,” a show created specifically for them.
In addition to his television and film work, Bell has also been involved in other projects, such as the live-action TV film “A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!” in which he played the role of Timmy Turner.
He has also appeared in the mini-series “Flying Tigers” and the web series “I Heart Vampires.”
Moreover, he voiced the role of Spider-Man in the animated series “Ultimate Spider-Man” and “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes,” as well as in two Marvel video games.
Bell reprised his role as Timmy Turner in “The Fairly Odd Parents” film in 2014 and starred in the film “Bad Kids of Crestview Academy” in 2017.
Drake Bell Music Career
As a musician, he co-wrote and performed “Found a Way,” the theme song for the “Drake & Josh Show.” Bell’s independently recorded debut album, “Telegraph,” was released in 2005.
He signed with Universal Motown in 2006 and released his second album, “It’s Only Time.” Since then, he has launched 2 albums, “Ready, Steady, Go!” and “The Lost Album,” in 2020, which did not perform well in the charts.
Drake Bell Bankruptcy
Drake filed for bankruptcy protection in California in February 2014, stating that he was in debt for nearly $600 thousand, with a large portion owed to the IRS.
In 2007, Bell purchased a 2,640-square-foot home in Los Feliz for $2,050,000, which was foreclosed after his bankruptcy filing. In his bankruptcy claim, Bell stated that the house was worth $1.575 million, but he still owed $1.6 million on the mortgage.
He reported a monthly income of only $2,800 and monthly expenses of $18,771. Additionally, Bell noted that he earned $408,000 in 2012, but his earnings drastically decreased to $14,000 in 2013.
Drake Bell Sources Of Income
Drake Bell’s net worth is the result of multiple revenue streams. He amassed his wealth through his prosperous acting and music professions.
Moreover, Bell has earned money from endorsements and sponsorships, collaborating with several companies such as Nickelodeon, Microsoft, and Kellogg’s.
Drake Bell Awards
Throughout his career, Drake Bell has been recognized with several awards. In 2008, he won a Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Television Actor. He has also been nominated for other prestigious awards, such as Teen Choice and ALMA.