Ron White Wikis
|Net worth||$40 million|
|Full name||Ronald Dee White|
|Date of Birth:||December 18, 1956 (62 Years)|
|Social Media||Twitter: @Ron_White |
Mr White was born in Fritch, Texas. He is an Army veteran having served for the US Navy on the USS Conserver.
Following his service to the army, Ron pursued comedy full time and has been incredibly successful with several tours and a Grammy-nominated comedy album under his belt.
He is best known for being a part of the highly successful Blue Collar Tours, along with fellow comedians Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy.
What makes Ron stand out is his height at a towering 6 foot 2 inches. He is also known for his scotch drinking and cigar smoking during his standup routines.
Ron’s comedy material revolves around observations he has made, his country lifestyle and satire. He has been in comedy since 1985 and continues to do shows to this day.
Personal Life: Wife, Son
Ron has been married three times. His first wife was Lori Brice up until 1993.
His second wife was Barbra Dobbs, a marriage that lasted for four years between 2004 and 2008.
His current wife is Margo Rey. A successful musician in her own right. Margo’s brother, Alex, often tours with Ron and opens for him during his routines.
Ron has a son named Marshall from his marriage to Barbra.
Ron White’s Net Worth: $40 million
Ron’s fortune is estimated to be slightly over $40 million. Most of his wealth comes through his comedic works and occasional TV appearances.
He has seven comedy albums over his career, most of which have sold successfully following their release. His most successful albums are A Little Unprofessional (2013) and Behavioral Problems (2009) both of which peaked at number one on the US comedy charts.
He was nominated for a Grammy award for his album A Little Unprofessional in the 2014 ceremony, losing out to Kathy Griffin.
Ron also tours regularly either as a solo act or along with other comedians. The Blue Comedy Tour is his most successful to date.
The tour was sold out in all the cities it was held and grossed over $15 million. The success of the tour enabled Ron to earn movie deals and product endorsements, all of which continue adding to his income today.
He also earns a sizeable income from his comedy specials. He has five specials so far, all of which have generated millions in attendance fees and DVD sales.
In 2006, Ron released his book ‘’I Had The Right To Remain Silent…But I Did Not Have The Ability’’ which went on to appear on the New York Best Seller list. He also owns a $4.5 million in Montecito, California.
Apart from Comedy, Ron also is credited for his charitable works. He has raised money for wounded soldiers and was awarded by the Armed Forces Foundation in 2009. He also held several benefit shows to aid in Hurricane Katrina efforts back in 2003.