How Pete Davidson Achieved a Net Worth of $2 Million

For those unfamiliar with the name Pete Davidson, it is a rather pedestrian name until you connect it with the diva Ariana Grande. Grande went as far to write a song about Davidson, who has been bumped and grinded into the limelight after pairing up with Grande. At 24 years old Davidson has an estimated net worth of about $2 million, which may not be much by celebrity superstar standards, but remember he has just found himself entering the world of high notoriety.

In some ways, Davidson is a guy who has a solid work ethic that has led him to start moving up his net worth value. He has a gig on Saturday Night Live that started back in 2014, making an estimated $15,000 per show. The normal run for Saturday Night Live is 21 shows, so the math tells us he takes in $315,000 a year for his efforts. Not too many people make that kind of money at 24, so it’s fair to say he is off to a good start. Should he finish his 4 year gig without interruption, he will make around $1.2 million over the 4 years.

Net Worth$2 Million
NamePeter Michael Davidson
Age26
BornStaten Island, New York
Birth DateNovember 16, 1993
Source of WealthStand-up, Television, Film
CountryUnited States

Other entertainment media that Davidson found his way into included the voiceover of a Prime original move, Click, Clack, Moo: Christmas at the Farm. There are some people who speculate he made a minimum of $1 million for that part, but official records are unavailable. He also found himself in a number of bit parts on MTV in shows such as Trainwreck and Brooklyn 99. While not bringing in the kind of money SNL was getting, these various parts tided him over while he was continuing to find the big break.

Speaking of big breaks, if there is one thing budding comedians strive for is to star in a movie, or at least be in the running for a Showtime or Netflix comedy special. Davidson has gone on tour, but to say these series of small gigs significantly increased the amount of his net worth is a stretch at the very least. There are expenses to pay and people to keep happy, so it is safe to say these tours helped him break even – or maybe fall back a little.

Davidson has no known endorsement deals, so the bulk of his income and potential future net worth increases will have to come as a result of him getting “bigger” breaks. As a comedian this can be a tough road to hoe, as cable and Internet entertainment has flooded the airwaves with virtually every type of comedy possible. Other than the late Robin Williams, can you name a comedian that has supremely cashed in after making the transition from comedian to actor?

The Davidson-Grande connection can either move Davidson up the financial ladder or cause him to come sliding down. If the connection results in a series of new opportunities beyond SNL they will very likely pay bigger money with the expected squirreling away of some of it for the possibly future Mrs. Davidson. In the right hands, money is like rabbits because they breed like crazy. It may be crass to say the $100,000 engagement ring Davidson slid on Grande’s finger is a down payment on a successful career. So we won’t.

On the other side of the train is the possibility of a derailment that would bring Davidson’s net worth come crashing down. He wouldn’t be the first male celebrity to find himself losing a sizable chunk of his wealth to a celebrity woman through one legal process or another. This is not intended to speak evil of Grande, but these things to tend to happen more often in Hollywood.

The good news is that Davidson is young enough to financially recover should he has bought a ticket aboard the romantic Titanic. His $2 million net worth sounds just about right, and even if he does strike an iceberg he is young enough to find a financial life boat in the surrounding waters. One question that can be asked is whether he may decide to grab a life jacket and jump ship if he sees an iceberg ahead. One truism about life is that you can always make the money back, but time, once it is gone, cannot return.

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Careers CEOs Companies Education Entertainment Legal Politics Science Sports Technology
Ken Griffey jr
The Five Most Expensive Seattle Mariners Jerseys Ever Sold
Camping Gear
20 Excellent Gift Ideas for Campers
Bike
The Difference between a Fixed Gear and Single Speed Bike
Collectibles Credit Cards Investing Real Estate Stocks
Qualcomm
10 Semiconductor Stocks to Consider for Your Portfolio
Baseball Gloves
The Five Most Expensive Baseball Gloves Ever Sold
Data Breach
What to do When You’re Exposed to a Data Breach
Aviation Boats Food & Drink Hotels Restaurants Yachts
The Spice House
The 20 Best Things to do in Evanston, IL
Funeral Potatoes
10 Foods That Utah is Known For
Grand Velas
The 20 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Cabo San Lucas
BMW Bugatti Cadillac Ferrari Lamborghini Mercedes Porsche Rolls Royce
A Closer Look at the 2023 Rolls-Royce Phantom
2023 Toyota Highlander
A Closer Look at the 2023 Toyota Highlander
2023 Aston Martin DBX 707
A Closer Look at The 2023 Aston Martin DBX 707
BMW Motorcycles Buell Ducati Harley Davidson Honda Motorcycles Husqvarna Kawasaki KTM Triumph Motorcycles Yamaha
1997 Buell M2 Cyclone
Remembering The 1997 Buell M2 Cyclone
2023 LiveWire S2 Del Mar Launch Edition
A Closer Look at The 2023 LiveWire S2 Del Mar Launch Edition
1975 Batavus HS-50
Remembering The 1975 Batavus HS-50
Electronics Fashion Health Home Jewelry Pens Sneakers Watches
Cowboy hats
How Many Different Types of Cowboy Hats are There?
Delma's Limited-Edition Cayman Bronze Watch
A Closer Look at Delma’s Limited-Edition Cayman Bronze Watch
Magazine
The 10 Most Expensive Magazines in the World
DeVon Franklin
How Devon Franklin Achieved a Net Worth of $12 Million
Jeffree Star
The 20 Richest Youtubers in the World in 2022
Emeril Lagasse
How Emeril Lagasse Achieved a Net Worth of $70 Million
Françoise Bettencourt Meyers
The 20 Richest Women in The World As of 2022