Dan Castellaneta is the voice behind the legendary animated character, Homer Simpson. In addition to being a voice actor, Dan is also a comedian. Over the years, Castellaneta has voiced several characters like ‘Barney Gumble,’ ‘Krusty the Clown,’ and ‘Groundskeeper Willie.’
Other than that, Dan has also been involved in several projects like ‘Darkwing Duck’ and the Adventures of Dynamo Duck. Castellaneta has won numerous awards throughout his career. The Annie and Emmy Awards, just to name a few.
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Dan Castellaneta Age, Date of Birth, and Wiki.
Dan Louis Castellaneta was born on the 29th of October 1957 in Illinois, which means that he is currently 63 years old. It also makes him a Scorpio as far as his star sign is concerned.
He is the son of Louis Castellaneta, a worker in a printing company, and a woman named Elsie. Dan’s passion for acting was nurtured by his mother, who started taking him to art classes when he was just 16-years old.
Growing up, Dan was a fan of comedy shows hosted by the likes of Barbara Harris and Mike Nicholes.
Looking at his measurements, we found that Dan stands at a modest 1.78 m tall and weighs about 75 kg. He is a vegetarian who also abhors alcohol.
Castellaneta has earned his fortune through voice acting. As of 2021, Dan Castellaneta’s net worth is estimated to be $85 million.
His revenue streams can be traced back to 1989 when he started voice acting in the Simpsons. Sources say that he reportedly earned $30 000 per episode of the Simpsons between 1989 to 1997.
From 1998 to 2003, his earnings increased significantly, more specifically, to $125,000 for every episode of the Simpsons he worked on. By 2004, due to the huge popularity of the show and record sales, his earnings increased significantly to $250,000 for every episode.
Four years later, he received a further increment in his earnings as they rose up to $400,000 for every episode of the show. However, in 2011, the show’s sales dropped slightly, which reduced his earnings to $300,000.
In addition to his work on television, Dan also made a great deal of money earned from the sale of his estate in Pacific Palisades, California. It was valued at $5,75 million in 2006.
Wife Deb Lacusta and Kids
Dan Castellaneta is married to Deborah “Deb” Lacuesta, whom she met while taking improve classes. The two lovers tied the knot in 1987 and have been living together in Los Angeles since.
Deb works as a television writer and actress. She was born on March 15th, 1958, in Detroit, USA. They do not have children together.
Dan and his wife Lacusta have collaborated together in various projects such as ‘Deb & Dan’s Show’ at Club Lux at Santa Monica Airport.
In 1990, Lacusta and Castellaneta wrote a script for the Simpson’s when Barney becomes sober, which Al jean liked at first but later turned it down due to similarity with another show, which they were working on then.
Dan Castellaneta’s Wiki, Biography
|Full name||Dan Castellaneta|
|Age||63 years old.|
|Date of Birth||October 29th, 1957|
|Place of Birth||Illinois, United States of America.|
|Net worth||$85 million|
|Parents||Louis Castellaneta and Elsie|