An American actor, television and film writer, and producer, Dan Schneider became popular after playing in movies and tv shows like Making the Grade, Victorious, Sam & Cat, and Henry Danger.
He became the founder and co-president of the television production company Schneider’s Bakery.
Early Life of Dan Schneider
Dan Schneider was born on January 14, 1966. He is a native of Memphis, Tennessee, United States. As of 2023, he is 58 years old. He cuts his birthday cake with his close ones on the 14th of February every year. Dan has a birth sign of Capricorn and his real name is Daniel James Schneider. He was born as the son of Harry Schneider (father) and Carol Schneider (mother).
Dan spent his early life with his three siblings. He went to White Station High School and the University of Memphis. Similarly, Dan joined Harvard University for one year only. He is a citizen of the United States and belongs to a white ethnicity. Dan practices the Christianity religion.
Wife of Dan Schneider
Dan tied the wedding knot to Lisa Lillien. His wife, Lisa is a New York Times best-selling author. Besides this, they met for the very first time at Nickelodeon in the 1990s.
In 2002, they exchanged their wedding vows in the presence of their close ones. They are living happily as a married couple for two decades in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles.
Dan Schneider’s Son
Dan had a son named Danny Jr Schneider. Danny was born in 1977. In April 1999, Danny was fatally shot when he was only 22 years old. Moreover, he got shot when he was trying to purchase cocaine in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward.
Dan Schneider’s Net Worth
Dan has a net worth of $40 million as of 2023. He earned this money as an American actor and television producer and has an annual salary of $500k.
Dan Schneider’s Real Estate
In 1999, he bought a 4,600-square-foot home located in Encino, California. He paid $915,000 for the lavish house and they sold it at $2.2 million in 2018.
Furthermore, Dan and Lisa bought a huge mansion in Hidden Hills, California in March 2016. In 2015, he bought 9,3000 square-foot home for $4.75 million.
Dan Schneider’s Height
Dan has a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches. His weight is 100kg. He has dark-brown colored eyes and his hair is blonde in color. Additionally, Dan’s shoe size is 12.5(US).
Professional Career of Dan Schneider
- Dan is an American television producer, screenwriter, and actor by profession.
- In the mid-1980s, he began auditioning for film, television, and commercial roles.
- Furthermore, he played in movies named Making the Grade, Better Off Dead, The Big Picture, Happy Together, and Hot Resort.
- From 1986 to 1991, he joined the sitcom Head of the Class in the role of Dennis Blunden.
- In addition to this, he played in the series Home Free in 1993.
Movies & TV Shows
Some of his popular movies are Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story, Drake & Josh Go Hollywood, Good Burger, Merry Christmas, Drake and Josh, and Happy Together. He also appeared in Zoey 101, Game Shakers, All That, and What I Like About You.
Awards and Nomination
- In 2000, Dan won the Best Short Comedy award for The Amanda Show at Burbank International Children’s Film Festival.
- Nickelodeon honored him with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award at the Kids Choice Awards in 2014.
FAQs of Dan Schneider
What did Dan Schneider do to Ariana Grande?
Dan was accused of sexualizing and infantilizing Ariana. Some fans said:
“Let’s not forget, Ariana is a victim herself.”
Jennette McCurdy only responded by saying:
“I’m Glad My Mom Died.”
Why did Dan Schneider leave Parks and Rec?
Dan left Parks and Rec because his character changed in the series. In 2014, he said:
“That experience was very strange for me. You know, I signed up for a specific character that was changed in mid-season.”
What was Dan Schneider accused of doing?
Dan was accused of gender discrimination and hostile working conditions. As per Jenny Kilgen’s report the show’s production along with Dan was accused of gender discrimination.
Is Paul Schneider related to Dan Schneider?
No, Paul is not related to Dan. Both of them are American actor and has also shared the big screen together in Parks and Recreation.
Is Dan Schneider in iCarly reboot?
Yes, Dan is in iCarly reboot. He played the role of the head of Charles Dingo. He also played the crazy cab driver role in Zoey 101. Also, he is the creator of iCarly. He got accused of Misconduct on the show.