Peter Michael Davidson– Biography, Facts & Life Story
Peter Michael Davidson is an American stand-up comedian, singer, journalist, and producer. He is a cast member of Saturday Night Live. On MTV, Davidson has appeared in Guy Code, Wild ‘n Out, and Failosophy.
Peter Michael Davidson- Early Life
Pete Michael Davidson was born on November 16, 1993, on State Island, New York. Amy and Scott Matthew Davidson are Casey’s parents, and he is Casey’s older brother. Pete was brought up in a Catholic family. His father died when he was seven years old.
Pete’s father was a firefighter in New York City on September 11, 2001, and was last seen running into the Marriot Trade Center just before it collapsed. His bereavement was excruciating, and he later expressed his grief by acting out in school and occasionally getting into trouble. Michael graduated from Xaverian High School in 2012 and enrolled at St. Francis College, but after one semester, he dropped out to pursue a career in comedy.
Peter Michael Davidson: Net Worth 2022/2023
Pete Davidson is an American comedian with a net worth of $6 million. He is best known for his roles on Saturday Night Live, where he was the show’s youngest cast member in its 40th season.
As a main cast member who has been with the show since 2014, the comedian is paid $15,000 per episode. Pete’s annual salary from SNL would be around $315,000 if he appeared in at least one of the show’s 21 episodes. The highest-paid cast members earn around $500,000 per year or $25,000 per episode.
Pete Davidson’s Career
When Pete Davidson was 16 years old, he did his first stand-up comedy show at a Staten Island bowling alley. His first appearance on screen was in the MTV comedy series ‘Failosophy.’ Before joining the cast of Saturday Night Live, he made more stand-up appearances and a brief appearance on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Because of his friendship with Bill Hader, whom he met while filming a small part in 2015’s Trainwreck, Davidson was given the opportunity to audition.
On September 27, 2014, the American comedian made his first appearance on the 40th season premiere of Saturday Night Live. Pete was one of the show’s youngest cast members, and the first cast member born in the 1990s, at the age of 20. The Washington Post reviewers cited the show’s breakout star and the most memorable performer that season when the 44th season of Saturday Night Live came to an end.
In April 2016, Davidson filmed his first Comedy Central stand-up special. He was named one of Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 in the same year. Pete announced in January 2019 that he would be touring with John Mulaney for a limited run of “Sundays with Pete & John” comedy shows.
Pete Davidson dated comedian Carly Aquilino from 2014 to 2015, and Cazzie David from 2016 to 2018. In the summer of 2018, he proposed to Ariana Grande, but the engagement was called off by the fall of 2019. He was also briefly married to actress Kate Beckinsale.
The comedian suffers from Chron’s disease and has stated that he is unable to function without the use of medical marijuana. Pete was quoted as saying that he couldn’t work on SNL without it, but on March 6, 2017, he announced on Instagram that he had stopped using drugs. Later, he admitted on a podcast with Marc Maron that he still used marijuana on occasion, though he had drastically reduced his use.
The 30-year-old was a vocal supporter and big fan of Hillary Clinton during her 2016 presidential campaign, even getting a tattoo of her on his leg. Pete has over 40 tattoos, including one with his father’s firefighting patch, 8418, on his left arm.