Dana Carvey is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is the best comedian in the entertainment industry. He is also a screen-writer and produce. Today, I will tell you about the early life, career, relationships, and net worth of Dana Carvey.

In 1997, he had a heart bypass surgery because of Blocked coronary artery. Surgeons mistakenly operated on the wrong artery, as the blocked coronary is located behind a muscle mass. So, the operation is not successful just because of surgeons. Dana Carvey continued to suffer from angina pectoris after the surgery.

He sued for medical malpractice and the court decided to give $8 million to Dana Carvey because of surgeon’s mistake. Dana Carvey net worth is $20 million.

Early Life

Dana Thomas Carvey is born on 2 June 1955 in Missoula, Montana. He raised in a Lutheran household along his four siblings. At the age of 3, he moved San Carlos. His brother Brad Carvey designed the Video Toaster, a type of video editing software and hardware.

His brother also provides visual effects work for a movie like “Men in Black” and “Black Hawk Down”. He started his education from Tierra Linda Junior High in San Carlos. Dana Carvey became a member of Central Coast Section champion in his high school.Dana-Carvey-Net-Worth,

After completing the graduation from high school, he joined Collage of San Mateo. He joined the San Francisco State University for bachelor degree in Broadcast communications.


In 1981, he had a minor role in Halloween II. In 1984, Dana Carvey had a small role in a film “Rob Reiner”.  In 1985, he appeared in the music video for the Greg Kihn song “Lucky”. His big blast came in 1986, when he co-starred opposite Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster in Tough guys.

There are many options for Dana Carvey to join TV game shows, but Dana Carvey chose to join “Saturday Night Live”. This selection made him more prominent figure in the entertainment world. Dana Carvey is the key figure to saved the show from low ratings.

When Dana Harvey became a father, he decided to give more focus on his family and turn off the hosting career. After turning down the hosting, he plays role in the film “Bad Boys”. In 1994, we see Dana Carvey in the film “Clean State”. He also led the short-lived show “Dana Carvey Show” in 1996 and during this period, he also appeared in the movie “Little Nicky”.

In 2002, we see Dana Carvey in a flop movie Master of Disguise”. This movie is widely considered as a worst film. After another flop movie “Jack and Jill”, he decided to joined stand-up comedy and making rare appearances in sketch shows.


In 1979, Dana Carvey married his childhood love “Leah”. During this relationship, he developed a romantic feeling for another woman named “Paula Zwagerman”. Because of this relationship, Carvey and Leah divorced in 1980. In 1983, he married with Paula and had two children together. Now Dana Carvey lives in Mill Valley, California with his family.