About Dax Shepard
In this article we are going to talk about Dax Shepard net worth. In one of his interviews this American comedian, actor, director and writer has said: „You know what? I did a lot of things that were deliberate, and they all backfired. I was trying desperately to become Will Ferrell or Adam Sandler, and it did not work for me. I took a lot of leaps that I shouldn’t have, traditionally speaking. I paid the price for that. I was not as hire-able for a while. But then I just gave all that up.“ And you know what else? When he stopped trying to be as other successful comedians his own Professional life started going much better than it did before and Dax Shepard net worth has finally started to grow with speed.
The millionaire was born and raised in Michigan, Milford. Even back on the day when he was just a teenager it was obvious for everybody that he has a great sense of humor. And where did it come from? As many comedians, Dax developed his sense of humor as a defense mechanism. And what did he have to defend himself from? The answer to this question can be found in Shepard‘s own words. In one of his interviews he has said: „Yeah, when I was a kid I was dyslexic and had to go to special-ed every day and felt stupid about that and got very witty to defend myself“. So jokes and laughter helped the boy to cope with insults related to his condition. Now let‘s take a look at the career which Dax has built on the foundations of his talent for comedy.
The actor made his movie debut in 1998, appearing Hairshirt. Even though his role was absolutely insignificant (the actor just pretended to be some guy puking at a party) he was credited as an actor. Dax Shepard net worth started to grow in 2003, as he began working on the popular American hidden camera-practical joke reality television series Punke‘d, alongside Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg. For the work on this show he was nominated for Teen Choice Award in a category of Choice TV Reality/Variety Star – Male. Following this Dax has appeared on variety of movies, including Without a Paddle, Zathura, Employee of the Month (with Dane Cook and Jessica Simpson in the lead, the movie grossed $38 million on a budget of $12 million), Idiocracy, Let’s Go to Prison, Confessions of an Action Star and The Freebie. More recently Dax has written and directed films Hit and Run and Brother’s Justice. The last in this article, but not the least important source of Dax Shepard net worth is his role on television series Parenthood.