Larry The Cable Guy is easily one of the most successful comedians in the industry today, thanks to his years of hard work and dedication. He is also an actor, former radio host, narrator, and country music artist.
He was also a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, a popular comedy troupe that included Ron White, Jeff Foxworthy, and Bill Engvall. Larry The Cable Guy has not only starred in three films on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, but he has also released seven comedy albums. Of his seven comedy albums, three have sold more than 500,000 copies, resulting in gold awards from the Recording Industry Association of America.
He also starred in Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, Delta Farce, and Witless Protection. The films had mediocre commercial success, but were consistently and overwhelmingly rejected by critics; some of them were even nominated for the Golden Raspberry Awards – awards for the worst films of the year.
Since 2006 he has been the spokesman for Mater in the Cars franchise, which has become a very successful franchise.
In January 2010, a television station – History – announced that he would produce a television series featuring the comedian Only in America, starring Larry the Cable Guy. In the series, he was expected to explore the United States and participate in various jobs, lifestyles, and hobbies.
The series began on February 8, 2011, and ended on August 28, 2013, and he also has a popular catchphrase, “Git-R-Done!”, which was also the name of his book.
Larry The Cable Guy Bio & Real Name
Larry The Cable Guy was born on February 17, 1963, in Pawnee City, Nebraska, as Daniel Lawrence Whitney. In Nebraska, he was raised by his parents on a pig farm.
For his secondary education, he attended King’s Academy in Florida; his father was the principal of the elementary school at King’s Academy. From 1982 he attended the Christian Berean School in West Palm Beach.
For his higher education, he attended the University of Nebraska. At the University of Nebraska, he majored in drama and language. However, as fate would have it, he left the university in his first year of college after he tried his hand at comedy. His roommates, who were from Georgia and Texas, influenced the southern accent with which he performed.
His wife, Sister, and Family
His mother was Shirley Whitney and his father Tom Whitney, a Christian minister, an entertainer, and a guitarist. He has a sister, Debbie Whitney, and a brother, also Tom Whitney Jr.
In 2005 he married his wife Cara Whitney on July 3, 2005. The couple now has two children – a son, Wyatt Whitney, born on August 2, 2006. Their daughter was born on October 29, 2007.
Back in his hometown of Pawnee City, he named a street after him.
Larry The Cable Guy Net Worth and Houses
Larry The Cable Guy currently has a net worth of $50 million due to his various comedy tours and his involvement in a successful animation franchise, Cars.
The first Cars film made a profit of $462.2 million on a $120 million budget. The second film, Cars 2, made $562.1 million on a $200 million budget, and the third film, Cars 3, in the franchise, made $384 million on a $175 million budget.
His success from these films and his comedy shows has allowed his net worth to grow over the years, permitting him to buy several homes. He currently owns a 180-acre (73-acre) farm in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he lives with his family.
He also owns a house in Scottsdale, Arizona, which he bought for $3.6 million. The house had an outdoor kitchen and a surrounding courtyard. The house, which is 4,073 square feet, also has four bedrooms, two guest suites, a fireplace, outdoor TV, a marble bathroom, and mountain views. Pretty impressive.
He had previously sold his house in Florida for $1.55 million. His house in Florida was a 6,000 square foot lot with 3 buildings. It had 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, an open-air cinema, a garage for 3 cars and a training facility.
The building also had a man cave with a poker table, a bar, a video machine, and a big-screen TV. There is also a beautiful pool; the pool area has a waterfall, a stunning beach, a grotto, and a pop-up TV that usually sticks out of a rock.
The building also had a man cave with a PAlles in everything, the house was sold at a very affordable price.
Quick Facts about Larry
- Full Name: Daniel Lawrence Whitney
- Profession: Actor, stand-up comedian, voice artist,
- Height: 5’11
- Weight: 275 lbs
- Race: Caucasian
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: February 17, 1963
- Place of Birth: Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States
- Marital status: Married
- Astrological sign: Aquarius
- Net Worth: $50 million