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What is Bo Burnham net worth 2021?

bo burnham net worth

What is Bo Burnham Net Worth?

Bo Burnham is an actor, singer-songwriter, musician, comedian, and internet celebrity from the United States. Bo Burnham net worth is $4 million. His YouTube stardom began as a result of his satirical and politically controversial songs. He achieved fame after gaining a following on YouTube. On 10th March 2009, he published his first studio album on Comedy Central Records. Since then, he has put out several additional albums and comedy specials.

Full Name Robert Pickering Burnham
Birth Date August 21, 1990
Birth Place Hamilton, Massachusetts
Profession Comedian, Musician, Actor, Film Director
Relationship Status In a Relationship
Net Worth $4 million

Early Life

Robert Pickering Burnham was born on 21st August , 1990, in Hamilton, Massachusetts. Burnham is the youngest of three children of a hospice nurse and construction company owner named Scott Burnham. His mother worked as a hospice nurse in an episode of “This American Life” in 2014. Bo was born an attention-seeking kid and began performing skits for his parents’ eyes only in the comfort of their living room at the tender age of three. He became interested in theaters and the school’s ministry program campus because he grew up with the delightful voices of comedians like George Carlin and Richard Pryor. After graduating from Saint John’s in 2008, he enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. However, to focus on his flourishing media career, he delayed his enrollment for a year.

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Comedy Career

It was in 2006 that Burnham filmed himself performing two songs and uploaded them to YouTube for the first time, only with his family. They went viral on YouTube, Break.com, and other platforms quickly. He continued to create self-described “pubescent musical comedy” on songs and videos on the internet, allowing him to expand his fan base.All of his home-released films were self-shot in and around his family’s house and bedroom in Hamilton, MA, and had an intended DIY feel to them. Burnham regarded his on-stage character as a “stuck-up” version of himself.

In January 2008, Burnham performed in London for Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up, which aired that June. Burnham is the youngest person ever to have done so, at 17 years old. He subsequently signed a four-album contract with Comedy Central Records. On June 17, 2008, they released Bo Burnham’s debut EP, the six-song “Bo Fo Sho,” as an exclusive internet album. His first album, self-titled “Bo Burnham,” was published on March 10, 2009. He toured throughout the United States and internationally in London and Montreal after that. On March 3, 2009, fifteen students of Westminster College ( Black Students Association, members of the campus Gay-Straight Alliance, International Club, and Cultural Diversity Organization) picketed his performance that evening due to his frequent usage of homophobic and racist language.

He was recognized for his Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words show in August 2010 at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, where he was nominated for the Best Comedy Show. He won the Panel Prize, which is a £5,000 award given to “the show or act that best expresses the comedy spirit of the Fringe.” In 2010, Burnham produced, wrote, and starred in “Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous,” for which he received an executive producer credit. The program was not renewed for a new season and aired its final episode on June 26, 2013. Burnham won the 2011 Comedy Central Stand Up Competition’s top prize.

Brad Burnham filmed his first one-hour stand-up special, “Words Words Words,” for Comedy Central at the House of Blues in Boston on May 21, 2010. It aired on Comedy Central on October 16, 2010, and was made available for purchase on October 18th. In December 2013, Burnham’s second special, “What,” was made available on Netflix and YouTube. On June 3 of this year, Burnham’s third comedy special, “Make Happy,” became available for streaming. Burnham announced on social media in April 2021 that he would release a new Netflix comedy special entitled “Bo Burnham: Inside” on May 30, which he recorded alone in his house without a crew or audience during the COVID-19 epidemic. It received excellent critical acclaim and was given a modest theatrical release.

In 2021, it was that Burnham had been chosen to portray Larry Bird in Adam McKay’s yet-to-be-titled HBO drama series based on Jeff Pearlman’s “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.”

Outside of acting, he has directed two comedy specials for Netflix in 2017 and 2018, respectively, entitled “Jerrod Carmichael: 8” and “Chris Rock: Tambourine.” In 2019, it was notified that Burnham would be writing songs for the theatrical “Sesame Street” film with Anne Hathaway.

Film Career

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In May 2009, Burnham played himself in Judd Apatow’s “Funny People,” where he was a host of an NBC series called “Yo Teach!”

Burnham is a writer-director known for his debut feature film, “Eighth Grade,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2018. The film was widely praised, winning the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Directors Guild of the America Award for Amazing Directing For a First-Time Feature Film. It has an approval rating of 99 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

Burnham co-starred in the 2020 black comedy revenge thriller “Promising Young Woman” with Carey Mulligan. He was Ryan Cooper, a pediatric surgeon and love interest of Mulligan’s. The film received widespread acclaim and award buzz, and it was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Personal Life

Since 2013, Burnham has been linked to filmmaker Lorene Scafaria. The couple resides in Los Angeles.

 

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