Norm Macdonald is a well-known Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, producer, director, and writer. Macdonald is most well-known for his appearances on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ He has appeared on “NewsRadio” and “The Drew Carey Show.” He launched his own show, ‘The Norm Show,’ in 1999. He also hosted the show Weekend Update.’
|Celebrated Name:||Norm Macdonald|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Norman Gene Macdonald|
|Age:||62 years old|
|Birth Date:||17 October 1959|
|Birth Place:||Quebec City, Canada|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Connie Macdonald (m. 1988–1996)|
|Children:||Yes (Dylan Macdonald)|
|Profession:||Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
Norm Macdonald Biography
Norman Gene Macdonald was born to Ferne and Percy Macdonald on October 17, 1959, in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. His parents were both teachers. Neil Macdonald, a CBC journalist, is his brother. He was raised in Ottawa, Canada.
Norm Macdonald Age, Height, Weight
Norm Macdonald was born on October 17, 1959, and will be 62 years old as of 2023. His height is 1.85 meters and his weight is 85 kilograms.
Norm Macdonald started out as a stand-up comedian. He performed at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada, in 1987. He began writing for the television show ‘The Dennis Miller Show in 1992. He was also the show’s story editor and writer. He then appeared as a guest on ‘The Jackie Thomas Show.’
Macdonald made an appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live in 1993. He also served as the show’s writer. He continued to appear on the show until 1998. The norm became the star, creator, producer, and writer of ‘The Norm Show’ in 1999. He was the star of ‘A Minute with Stan Hooper,’ as well as its creator, executive producer, and writer.
In 2011, Macdonald hosted ‘High Stakes Poker.’ Since 2013, he has also hosted ‘Norm Macdonald Live.’ ‘The Middle,’ ‘Last Comic Standing,’ and ‘Back to Norm’ are among his other television appearances. He has appeared in a number of television shows, including ‘The Orville,’ ‘Skylanders Academy,’ and ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries.’
He released his first album, ‘Ridiculous,’ in 2006. This was followed in 2011 by ‘Me Doing Standup’ and in 2017 by ‘Hitler’s Dog, Gossip & Trickery.’
Many films have featured Norm Macdonald’s voice, including the ‘Dr. Dolittle’s film series, ‘Farce of the Penguins,’ ‘Christmas Is Here Again,’ ‘The Flight Before Christmas,’ ‘Vampire Dog,’ ‘The 7th Dwarf,’ and ‘The Outback.’ He has also made numerous cameo appearances in films. He has been the host of the web show ‘Norm Macdonald Live’ since 2013.
Norm Macdonald Achievements and Awards
Norm Macdonald was nominated for a CableACE Award in 1993. He was also nominated for an Online Film and Television Association Award in 1997. He won the Canadian Screen Awards in both 2016 and 2017. Comedy Central named him one of the “100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.”
Norm Macdonald’s Net Worth In 2023
Norm Macdonald’s net worth is estimated to be more than $2 million as of August 2023. He amassed this fortune by appearing in and hosting numerous television shows. He’s also written a book and released albums. This fortune has also come from lending his voice to numerous films.
Norm Macdonald is widely regarded as one of the world’s most popular television personalities. He has appeared in a total of 97 episodes of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ with success. He has written and produced a number of shows. In 2016, he also hosted the Canadian Screen Awards. He has provided the voice for all of the Dr. Dolittle films. Norm Macdonald published the book ‘Based on a True Story: Not a Memoir’ in 2016. He wrote the film ‘Dirty Work,’ which was released in 1998.
Norm Macdonald Wife, Marriage
Connie Macdonald was Norm Macdonald’s wife. They are now divorced, and Dylan, their son, was born in 1993. From 1997 to 1998, he was in a relationship with Elle Macpherson. He was previously addicted to gambling and won a six-figure sum at Atlantic City’s craps table.