Ron white net worth in 2019. How did he attain fame and success in the entertainment industry? Read on to find out the impressive secrets behind Ron White salary, earnings, investment, and success story.
Born as Ronald Dee White, Ron White is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. He is best renowned for being part of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. His book with a satirical title, “I have the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability‘ made its way to the New York Times Best Sellers List. Apart from his Blue Collar Comedy Tour, he has also done well on his own, writing stand-ups and having fun while doing it. Ron White has made a lot of fortune a net worth of $40 million. But how did he get to this point? That’s what you’re about to find out!!
|Net Worth||$40 million|
|Profession||Comedian, actor and author|
|Date Of Birth||18 December 1956|
|Nationality||United State of America|
Ronald Dee White was born on December 18, 1956, in Fritch, Texas, to Charles Don White and Barbara Joan Craig. Ron white graduated from Deer Park High, near Houston, Texas in 1976. He served on the auxiliary rescue and salvage ship USS conserver of the U.S Navy when he was 17, at the brink of the Vietnam War. He had always wanted to be a comedian right from a tender age. Ron moved to Mexico for a short period, there he acquired a pottery factory. However, he moved back to the U.S in pursuit of a career in comedy.
Ron White is a comedian. He served in the U.S Navy when he was 17-years old after graduating from Deer Park High in 1976. Ron white returned to the U.S after a short life spent in Mexico, to pursue his career in Comedy which was his dream. He became a member of the comedy group Blue Collar Comedy Tour in 2000 and toured with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, and Larry the Cable Guy. He also made seven appearances in Blue Collar TV.
In 2005, Ron had his show called the ‘Ron Comedy Show’ that was aired by TB Television Network. He also made appearances in several TV shows such as Kath & Kim, Reno 911!, 12 Miles of Bad Road, the films Sex and the City 2 and Horrible Bosses. He also did a cameo appearance in “Why Wait”, a music video by Rascal Flatt. Ron’s comedy CD ‘Behavioral Problems’was released in 2009 by Comedy Central, which after he went on to form the Organic Music Group (OMG) alongside media executive and producer, Michael Blakey. The group was created for the purpose to help promote emerging comedy acts and musicians.
Ron also had political ambitions in his purview. He announced in 2016 that he would be running for the position of President of the United States of America as an independent candidate. However, much wasn’t heard of that after. He was cast in the showtime series ‘Roadies’ in 2016 as Phil, a veteran road manager.
Ron White has married thrice. He got married to his first wife, Lori Brice, in 1981. Although he and Lori were blessed with Ron’s only son, Marshall, the couple separated in 1993. Ron later married Barbara Dobbs in 2004. That union only lasted for 4-years as the couple split in 2008. He went on to marry his third wife, Margo Rey, a singer in 2013. And like the last 2, it ended in divorce just 4-years after in 2017.
Ron White, who is known for drinking and smoking while performing was arrested on September 7, 2008, for illegal possession of Marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The information was brought by an anonymous tip who informed the Vero Beach, Florida Police that Ron’s plane would be conveying narcotics.
How Did He Amass Such Wealth?
Most of Ron’s fortune Was gotten from his Comedy tour with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour and his stand-ups and CDs as well. The Blue Collar Comedy Tour raked in more than $15 million after its debut in over 90 cities in America. He also made huge earnings go from CD sales and movie features. Plus, Ron has done some solo projects as well which also helped increase his earnings.
Awards and Nominations
Nicknamed ‘Tater Salad’, Ron has won several awards and nominations which includes 2 Grammy Awards. His comedy album, A Little Unprofessional’ in 2013 was nominated for best comedy album in the 56th Grammy Awards in January 2014.
On April 27, 2009, Texas Legislative Officials declared the day as ‘Ron White’s Day’ in the state of Texas to commemorate him.
Famous Quotes From Ron White
- “I believe when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade…and try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.”
― Ron White
- “I had the right to remain silent… but I didn’t have the ability.”
― Ron White
- “Barbara was actually Jeff Foxworthy’s interior designer when we first met. So, not only was Jeff responsible for my success in my career, but he also introduced me to the woman who I’m going to spend the rest of my life with, which, I think, makes us even. ”
― Ron White
- “I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.”
― Ron White
- “I didn’t want to be DRUNK. IN. PUBLIC. I wanted to be drunk in a BAR. I was THROWN. into. public.”
― Ron White