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Facts of Norm Macdonald

Full NameNorm Macdonald
First NameNorman
Middle NameGene
Last NameMacdonald
Birth NameNorman Gene MacDonald
ProfessionComedian, Actor & Writer
Birth CityQuébec City, Québec
Birth CountryCanada
Father NamePercy Macdonald
Father ProfessionFormer Canadian military man
Mother NameFerne Macdonald
Mother ProfessionTeacher
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Date of BirthOctober 17,1959
Age60 years

How Much Is Norm Macdonald's Net Worth?

Norm Macdonald, a Canadian stand-up comedian is famous for his work in the late night TV show Saturday Night Live (1993-1998). Professional since 1987, Macdonald, alongside his comedy career, also gained notable earnings from writing & acting.

As of 2019, Norm has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million.

Till date, he has worked in many famous TV shows like Roseanne (1992-1993), The Drew Carey Show, My Name Is Earl (2007-2009) and The Middle (2010-2018).

Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Norm owns the net worth of around $1.5 million as of July 2019. Back in 2014, as per The Richest, he owned only $500,000.

In comparison, Macdonalds owns less than the Saturday Night Live stars like Kenan Thompson ($11 million) and David Spade ($60 million).

Initially, Norm Macdonalds worked as a stand-up comedian in Ottawa, followed by his work in Just For Laughs, a comedy festival in 1987.

Later, he moved to the United States, where he joined the famous Saturday Night Live (SNL) in 1993. He worked there till 1998 and had worked alongside Larry King, Burt Reynolds, David Letterman, Bob Dole, and many others.

For a fact, the SNL has been a career-boosting platform for celebrities like Chevy Chase & Jimmy Fallon.

Canadian comedian and actor Norm Macdonald owns $1.5 million net worth
Canadian comedian and actor Norm Macdonald owns $1.5 million net worth

Soon after being fired from SNL in 1998 citing the drop in ratings & quality as the reason, Norm hosted his own show The Norm Show (1999-2001).

In addition to that, he got his hand in movies and TV shows which became the aid on the source of his income.

Till date, Norm Donald has appeared the famous TV shows like Roseanne (1992-1993), A Minute with Stan Hooper (2003-2004), My Name Is Earl (2007-2009), The Middle (2010-2018) and The Orville (2017).

Also, he voiced in the box office hit movies like Dr. Dolittle (1998) and Dr. Dolittle (2001); the 2 movies made a gross $470.5 million in total.

Check out his earnings:

  1. Dirty Work (1998)- $224,090
  2. Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)- $168,000
  3. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)- $130,700

Did you know? During the $3,000 No Limit Texas Hold 'em event of 2007 World Series of Poker, Norm won $14,608 placing 20th.

Endorsements & Charity Works

Meanwhile, the details on Norm Macdonald's endorsement details or earnings from sponsorships is not out. But surely, as a famous figure of the comedy industry, he charges a hefty sum for commercials and promotions.

Well, Macdonald is not much active on Instagram, which is growing as a sponsorship platform. But, he does use Twitter where his followers are over 1.03 million as of July 2019.

Apart from these, he is also active in charity works and has associations with many non-profit organizations. 

Back on November 12, 2000, Norm's prize money of $500,000 from the Celebrity Edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? was donated to Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Charity Camp.

Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses  

Currently, Norm Macdonald lives in his house in Los Angeles, California, but is yet to disclose the worth of his residence.

Probably, it costs hundreds of thousand dollars or even millions of dollars; the median house price in LA is around $686,700.

Back in October 2015, the Canadian actor listed his Santa Monica house for sale asking $2.2 million.

Norm Macdonald's loft in Santa Monica for sale
Norm Macdonald's loft in Santa Monica for sale

Norm had bought the 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms Santa Monica condo spread on 1,970 sq. ft. in 2008 for $1.75 million.

However, the sales report of the property is yet to be confirmed.

Surely, with a huge fortune, Norm lives a lavish lifestyle and owns an impressive collection of luxurious cars. Though, it seems he prefers to keep his car details low-key.

Apart from expenses on daily life luxury, Macdonald also made huge expenditure on costly suits and travels.

Interesting Fact: In a podcast with Marc Maron in 2011, Norm Macdonald stated about his gambling addiction which began after a win of a 6-digit figure in Atlantic City. Later, he lost all the money, including the highest loss of $400,000 at once.

Tax Payments & Insurance

Well, Norm Macdonald lives a property in Los Angeles and owns a property there, he is liable to the state's tax policy.

As per, his LA, CA house calls on 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax, along with an annual insurance premium of $1,360.

And for his income tax, Norm, upon the annual revenue of $200,000, the actor will have to pay $68,100 as income tax, inclusive of Federal tax, FICA and State tax.

Norm Macdonald's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Married Life, Wife & Children

Born on October 17, 1959, in Québec City, Québec, Canada, Norm Macdonald's birth name is Norman Gene MacDonald. His father Percy Macdonald (died in 1990) was in the  Canadian Army during World War II and mother Ferne Macdonald was a teacher.

Raised alongside his elder brother Neil and younger brother Leslie, Norm attended Quebec High School and Gloucester High School. Well, he dropped out of high school at the age of 15.

For a fact, his brother Neil works for Canadian Broadcast Corporation as a broadcaster.

He holds Canadian nationality and is of white ethnicity. As of July 2019, Norm's age is 59 and has a height of 6 ft. 1.5 inch (187 cm).

Married Life, Wife & Children

Well, Norm Macdonald was once a married man but divorced wife Connie Vaillancourt after 8 years of marriage. He married therapist Connie in 1988.

Even more, they welcomed a son named Dyan in 1993 but divorced later in 1996.

Norm Macdonald and his ex-wife Connie Vaillancourt
Norm Macdonald and his ex-wife Connie Vaillancourt

After that, Norm was in a relationship with Australian model Elle Macpherson (1997-1998).

In addition to that, he reportedly had an encounter with Kira Kener.

Updated On Thu Jul 11 2019 Published On Thu Jul 11 2019 By Chandra Rana Magar