Ron White net worth & bio
Ron White is an actor & stand-up Comedian from the US. He goes by the nickname Tater Salad. His real name is Ronald Dee White. His popularity increased with Charter member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
He was born to Charles Don White and Barbara Joan on December 18 1956, at Fritch, Texas, U.S. He served the United States Navy briefly at age 17, in the auxiliary rescue and Salve Ship called USS Conserver. He later worked in Mexico for some time. At the same time, he nurtured the ambition of becoming a comedian.
Some of the Genres that White adopted during his career are Satire, Country Comedy, observational comedy and Blue comedy.
He started off his career with his debut album called Tater Salad aka. He made another album Truckstop Comedy before he was recognized for his work “Drunk in Public” in 2003. It stood at #2 on the US comedy chart and also the US Heat Seekers Chart. It took the ranking#11 on the US county Chart.
His career graph grew from there on. Some of his comedy DVDs & CDs that touched the #1 spot on US Comedy Chart are – “You Can’t Fix Stupid,” 2006; “Behavioral Problems”, 2009 and “A Little Unprofessional in 2013”.
He toured the country to country with his fellow comedians from 2000 to 2003 as a part of Blue Collar Comedy Tour which brought him name and fame?
His Solo acts compiled in an album Behavioral Problems released worldwide and became a great hit. It also was telecast on TV in the in April 2009. Some of his hit shows on TV are Redneck Comedy Roundup, 2005, The Ron White Show on WB Television Network and Southern Gents of Comedy, 2006. He also made seven Guest appearances on the Blue Collar TV during the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Ron White is often seen drinking Scotch or smoking during his live shows on TV.
His other appearances include as a Celebrity guest on The Gong Show with Dave Atell, and appearances in Reno 911, Kath & Kim, 12 Miles of Bad Road. As late as 2016 he acted in Showtime series named Roadies.
His movie career includes appearances in the movie Sex and the City 2 and Horrible Bosses.
He even appeared in a music video “Why Wait” featuring Rascal Flatts. At one stage he joined hands with Michael Blakey to establish Organic Music Group (OMG) to promote emerging musicians and comedians.
Ron White Net Worth
The Net worth of Grammy-nominated American Comedian is $40 million, earned from Blue Collar Comedy Tour and DVD sales of his Comedy Acts.
White married Lori Brice in 1981 and they had a son named Marshall. When their marriage culminated, he married Barbara Dobbs, whom he divorced in 2008. He later married Margo Rey in 2013, when she was suffering from cancer. They finally divorced in the year 2017.
Ron White has written a book, where he has written about his experience in US Navy and his stint at a pottery factory in Mexico. The book was titled “I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability”
Four top US comedians Ron White, Bill Engvall, Jeff Foxworthy and Craig Hawksley came together to form The Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
The troupe was together for six years from January 2000 to 2006, performing all over the US beginning from Omaha Nebraska to ending at Warner Theatre in Washington. Larry the Cable Guy replaced the original member, Craig Hawksley after 26 shows of this very popular show
This tour covered 90 cities and earned its members revenue of $15 million. The show became so popular the comedians recorded a live album in the year 2001 and made a movie Blue Collar Comedy Tour in the year 2003.
The Texas Legislative Officials have recognized White’s contribution by designating April 27 2009, as Ron White Day in the State of Texas.
Ron was honored with the prestigious Patriot Award.
In the year 2014, he was nominated at the 56th Annual Gramm Awards under the category Best Comedy Album for his album “A Little Unprofessional.”
Ron announced in 2016 that he was running for the post of President of United States as an Independent candidate.
Full Name: Ron White
Birth Date: 18th December, 1956
Occupation: Actor and Comedian
Ron White Net Worth: $40 million US dollars