Charlie Day is an American actor, musician, producer, and screenwriter. He started his acting career in a number of Williamstown Theatre productions before moving to television. Some of Charlie’s most notable roles are playing Charlie Kelley in the series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ and as Dale in the film ‘Horrible Boss.’ So, here is everything you need to know about Charlie Day, such as his personal life, career and net worth.
Charles Peckham Day was born on February 9, 1976, in New York City. He was the son of Dr. Thomas Charles Day, a professor of music history, and Mary Day, a piano teacher. Charlie was enrolled in Penfield School and Portsmouth Abbey School, Rhode Island. He graduated from Merrimack College, Massachusetts. While he was a college student, he was involved in many cultural activities, theatre, and baseball. In fact, Charlie represented his school team in baseball.
Charlie Day has been married to actress Mary Elizabeth Ellis since March 4, 2006. The couple has a son together, Russell Wallace Day, born in 2011.
Charlie started being involved in theatre and cultural activities when he was studying for his bachelor’s degree from Merrimack College. He was part of a student group about theatre called On stages. He also participated in the training sessions at Williamstown Theatre Festival and it was for the work he had done there that he received an Honorary Doctorate in performing arts in Merrimack in the year 2014.
Then, in 2005, his television career took off with the television sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He played the role of Charlie Kelley in the sitcom. In 2010, he starred in a romantic comedy film Going the Distance, which ranked 5th at the Box office. Then in 2011, he starred in Horrible Bosses, a box office hit grossing over $209 million worldwide.
Charlie Day produced two TV shows, Unsupervised and How to be a Gentleman in 2011. That same year, he was nominated as the Best Actor in a comedy series by Critics’ Choice Television Awards. Two years later, in 2013, Charlie voiced the character Art in the animated film Monster University. Then, in 2014 he voiced the video game series ‘The Sims 4’ TV Spots.
The year after, Charlie Day won BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Voice Ensemble in a Feature Film, The Logo. Then the next year, in 2016, he won OFTA Television Award for Best supporting actor in a comedy series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Some of his most notable roles so far have been in the following projects, Mary and Rhonda, Campfire Stories, Love Thy Neighbor, A Quiet Little Marriage, Going the Distance, Monsters University, Party Central, The Lego Movie, Horrible Bosses 2, Vacation, The Lego Movie- A New Adventure, First Fight, Pacific Rim Uprising, and The Lego Movie Part. His latest film is Hotel Artemis, in which he plays the character of Acapulco.
Charlie Day Net Worth
Charlie Day’s net worth is estimated to stand at about $25 million. Most of his money comes from his career as an actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter. He owns a 5610 Square feet house in the posh foothill of Los Feliz. He bought the house, which is worth $6.5 million, in 2014.
This actor, producer, screenwriter, and comedian has worked very hard throughout his life to pursue his dreams. His talents have brought him a secure career and future and he became an accomplished actor and producer.