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Daniel Tosh is an American comedian, television host, voice actor, writer, and executive producer. His career accelerated in 2001 after a performance on the Late Show with David Letterman where he would go on to appear in other various national shows, leading to his own 30-minute special on Comedy Central Presents two years later.
From 2009 to 2020, Tosh was the host of Comedy Central series Tosh.0, a showcase of popular Internet video clips with the addition of Tosh’s narrative comedic dialogue. Daniel Tosh then went on his own series of comedy tours from 2010 to 2015.
In addition to Tosh.0, he is known for his deliberately offensive and controversial style of black comedy and as the star of stand-up comedy tours and specials.
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Daniel Dwight Tosh was born on May 29, 1975(age 46 years) in Boppard, Rhineland-Palatinate, West Germany to American parents, Tosh grew up in Titusville, Florida, the son of a Presbyterian minister. Tosh has one brother and two sisters. After graduating from Astronaut High School in 1993, Tosh attended the University of Central Florida, graduating in December 1996 with a degree in marketing.
Among his first jobs was a telemarketer at Central Florida Research Park. Tosh moved to Los Angeles, but attributes his decision to work in comedy to being raised in Florida, which he considers “flat, hot, and dumb.”
Tosh started touring the comedy club circuit almost immediately after graduating from college. He appeared as one of the “New Faces” at the 1998 Just for Laughs in Montreal. His act was televised in 2000 in Montreal at the Théâtre Saint-Denis.
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Tosh’s career break came in 2001 with a performance on the Late Show with David Letterman. He made appearances on programs such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. He hosted a local late-night comedy show in Florida called Tens, and served as a spokesman in Taco Bell commercials.
Tosh has been a regular guest on radio shows such as The Bob & Tom Show, Loveline, and Kevin and Bean. In 2003, he performed in his own 30-minute special on Comedy Central Presents. On June 17, 2007, Comedy Central aired his stand-up special: Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious. He hosted an episode of Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham.
Daniel Tosh appeared in an episode of MTV’s Punk’d as a criminal who broke into Mekhi Phifer’s car. He played a fictional version of himself on “Elevator” produced by HBO’s Runawaybox and had a small role as Cowboy Hat in the feature film The Love Guru starring Mike Myers. Of his own acting ability, Tosh says, “I’m not a good actor. I can play myself, and a much gayer version of myself. That’s about my range.”
Tosh had said he planned to end his career on his 38th birthday, May 29, 2013, if he had not by that time succeeded as a comedian. He said he would do this by committing suicide or retiring to the beach. He kept a countdown clock on his website that gave the number of days, minutes, and seconds until his 38th birthday which is when “Daniel’s Groundhog Day Ends,” a reference to the Bill Murray film. Tosh has described a comic’s routine life on the road as “Groundhog Day”.
His special, Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts, premiered on Comedy Central on March 6, 2011, with 3.25 million viewers and a 1.9/5 share. It was later released on DVD.
Tosh was an executive producer of, and the voice of “Malloy” in, the Comedy Central animated sitcom Brickleberry. The show was cancelled after three seasons on January 7, 2015.
In 2013, Forbes estimated Tosh’s net worth at $11 million, tied for ninth place in its list of all top-earning comedians whose income is primarily from stage ticket sales.
In 2012, Tosh was criticized for an interaction with a female audience member during a set at a Hollywood comedy club. After telling a series of jokes about rape, an audience member remarked that “rape jokes are never funny”. Tosh responded by saying it would be funny if the audience member herself were raped by multiple men. The exchange prompted a lengthy debate over the appropriateness of jokes about rape. Tosh later apologized for the joke.
Tv Show: Tosh.0
Tosh’s Comedy Central television show Tosh.0 premiered on June 5, 2009, based on showcasing Internet video clips. His mocking humor is described as “envelope pushing” and frequently features punchlines that are intentionally self-deprecating, racist, sexist, or homophobic. Tosh’s explanation of his non-politically correct humor is “I’m not a misogynistic and racist person…But I do find those jokes funny, so I say them.”
Tosh has participated in a show for the family of deceased comedian Greg Giraldo and for Alabama disaster relief. He has hosted an annual stand-up show called “Tosh Saves The World” which has featured comedians such as Bo Burnham, Chelsea Peretti, Hannibal Buress and Kumail Nanjiani, with the proceeds going to various charities.
Daniel Tosh is married to his longtime girlfriend writer Carly Hallam. They had their wedding on April 15, 2016 at a private ceremony in Malibu, California. Tosh and his wife Carly have children together. They live in a private house.
Daniel Tosh net worth
How much is Daniel Tosh worth? Daniel Tosh net worth 2021 is estimated at around $20 million. His main source of income is from his primary career as a comedian. However, In 2011, Forbes reported that Tosh’s 60-date nationwide stand-up tour was sold out. In 2014, he performed sold out shows at an average ticket price at $161.94, according to Forbes.