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Actor, director, producer and writer. A famous comedian on top of that too. Norm Macdonald is known for many things, appearing on the show ‘Saturday Night Live’ is one of them. He started ‘The Norm Show’ in 1999, but before that he also appeared in ‘News Radio' and ‘The Drew Carey Show’.

Childhood years

Both his parents were teachers and he was born in Quebec, Canada. His birth year is 1959, and the date is on 17th October.
His brother is Neil Macdonald, a famous CBC journalist and they spend their childhood in Ottawa, Canada. Norm is currently divorced and he has a son called Dylan with his ex-wife Connie. Dylan was born in 1993. He dated Elle Macpherson for a couple of years, in 1997 and 1998.
He had an addiction to gambling in the past and one time, he won a large amount of money, six-figures, at Atlantic City.

Macdonald’s Career

Starting his career as a comedian doing stand-ups, one of his first appearances was in the Comedy Festival traditionally held in Montreal, Canada. In 1992, the production studio picked his as a writer for the shot ‘The Dennis Miller Show’.Also, he participated as a story editor and writer for ‘Roseanne’.
1993 was also the first year in which he guest-starred in ‘Saturday Night Live’. He worked as a writer of SNL too. Until 1998, he appeared regularly in the show. In 1999 however, he became the writer, producer, star and creator of ‘The Norm Show’. ‘A Minute with Stan Hooper’ also had his as a writer, actor, executive producer and creator.
In 2011, Macdonald hosted the ‘High Stakes Poker’. And from 2013, he is also hosting ‘Norm Macdonald Live’.But those aren’t the only shows he participates in. He is also a part of  ‘Last Comic Standing’, ‘The Middle’ and ‘Back to Norm’. Also, he has served as a voice actor in ‘Skylanders Academy’, ‘The Orville’, ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’, ‘Farce of the Penguins’, ‘Dr. Dolittle’, ‘Christmas Is Here Again’, ‘Vampire Dog’, ‘The Flight Before Christmas’, ‘The Outback’ and ‘The 7th Dwarf’.
Also, he has appeared in many movies. He currently works on his web show which started in 2013.
Norm’s first album was released in 2006, under the title of ‘Ridiculous’. Other albums that came after it is ‘Me Doing Standup’, released in 2011, and ‘Hitler’s Dog, Gossip & Trickery’, which arrived in 2017.

Prizes and Accomplishments

In 1993, CableACE Awards nominated him, and in 1997 he was nominated for Online Film & Television Association Awards. In 2016 and 2017, he won the Canadian Screen Awards. Comedy central included him in the list of 100 greatest stand-up comedians.

Norm Macdonald Net Worth

It is estimated that his net worth is north of $2 million. This was earned by hosting shows and appearing as a guest at other shows. His book and albums also bring him participation profit, and we can’t forget about the voice work in all those movies.
Macdonald is famous and has a strong media presence. SNL had him in 97 episodes and in 2016 he hosted the Canadian Screen Awards. His book was released in 2016 and he wrote the scenario for ‘Dirty Work’, a 1998 movie.

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