Norm Macdonald, also known as Norman Gene Macdonald, was a stand-up comedian, actor, and social media personality from Canada. Norm Macdonald’s net worth is $2.5 million as of 2021.
He hosted his own comedy show, The Norm Show (1999-2001). Macdonald provided professional acting roles in Family Guy, Mike Tyson Mysteries, The Orville, and the Dr. Dolittle films.
He appeared in several films and was a regular on late-night talk shows, where he made his name by telling stories about shaggy dogs.
|Full Name||Norman Gene Macdonald|
|Net Worth||$2.5 Million|
|Date of Birth||17 October 1959|
|Date of Death||14 September 2021|
|Age||61 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Quebec City, Quebec, Canada|
|Death Place||Pasadena, California, United States|
|Profession||Stand-Up Comedian, Actor and Social Media Personality|
|Debut||TV Show: The Norm Show (1999)
Talk Show: Sports Show with Norm Macdonald (2011)
Comedy: Ridiculous (2006)
Film: Billy Madison (1995)
TV Series: Star Search (1990)
|Years Active||1985 – Present|
|Famous Role||Mitch Weaver in Film Dirty Work (1998)|
|Ethnicity||Irish, Northern Irish, Scottish and English Descent|
|Hometown||Quebec City, Quebec|
|School/High School||Macdonald Gloucester High School Ottawa|
|College/University||Carleton University in Ottawa|
Wiki/Biography of Norm Macdonald
Norm Macdonald was 61 years old when he died in 2021, having been born on October 17, 1959. He was born in the Canadian city of Quebec City. Norm was a Canadian national. He adheres to the Christian faith.
He finished his primary and secondary education at Macdonald Gloucester High School in Ottawa, where he graduated in two years. He was a math student at Carleton University in Ottawa before leaving.
Career and Professional Life
He began his career in comedy by performing stand-up acts at Ottawa clubs, and he later began touring across Canada. He was invited to perform at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in 1987.
Recognizing that he needed to be on a larger platform to advance his career, he traveled to Los Angeles to try his luck. He found work as a writer for the sitcom ‘Roseanne’ there.
He debuted as a writer and cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) in 1993. There, he impersonated various celebrities such as Larry King, David Letterman, and Burt Reynolds, which had the audience rolling on the floor.
After the departure of the previous host, Kevin Nealon, he was named the anchor of the SNL segment ‘Weekend Update,’ a fake news section. As an anchor, he frequently made references to topics such as prison rapes, crack whores, and so on. He frequently made disparaging remarks about celebrities such as Michael Jackson and Marion Barry.