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David Spade Biography

Updated On 26 Sep, 2018 Published On 26 Sep, 2018
David Spade

Facts of David Spade

Date of Birth :
Age : 59 years old
Family Name : Spade
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name David Spade
Birth Name David Wayne Spade
Mother Judith M. Spade
Father Wayne M. Spade
Birth Place/City Birmingham, Michigan
Profession Actor, Comedian
Ethnicity White
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth N/A
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 70 KG
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Children Harper Spade
Education Arizona State University
Awards Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing
Movies The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
TV Show Real Rob

Relationship short Statistics of David Spade

What is David Spade marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Relationship
How many children does David Spade have ? (name): 1 Children
Is David Spade having any relationship affair ?: Yes7 affair
Is David Spade Gay ? No

The American comedian and actor David Spade is best known for portraying Dennis Finch in the series "Just Shoot Me!". He has been cast in numerous movies and Television series where he appeared in various roles which showed his versatility. For his talent in comedy, he became a member of Saturday Night Live and grabbed huge attention and fame as a comedian. Spade voiced the character of Griffin the Invisible Man in the animated movie, "Hotel Transylvania".

He had received Emmy nomination & two golden globe nomination for his role in series, "Just Shoot Me!". Spade received a star on Hollywood walk of fame at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Early Life and Education of David Spade

David Spade was born David Wayne Spade on July 22, 1964, in Birmingham, Michigan, United States. His mother Judith J. Meek was a writer while his father Wayne M. Spade, a sales representative.

He grew up with his two older brothers Bryan Spade and Andy Spade who is an entrepreneur and founded brand Kate Spade New York. Spade belongs to English, Irish, Scots-Irish, Swiss-German, Northern Irish and German ancestry.

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David Spade when young
Source: Famous People

Later on, the family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. Spade was only four years old. Soon his parents divorced and he along with his brothers were mostly raised by their mother. His mother then married a war veteran who committed suicide later on. As for schooling he enrolled at Saguaro High School and for college chose to study at Scottsdale Community College.

He then transferred to Arizona State University and in 1986 gained his bachelor degree in business. Spade was into comedy earlier on and used to perform stand up sketch from time to time. He performed on Farce Side Comedy show which is the university's long-running sketch comedy show.

David Spade's Career

David Spade is professionally an actor and Comedian who debut in the entertainment industry in 1987 from the movie Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol where he portrayed Kyle. After his debut, he appeared several movies like Light Sleeper, Lost & Found, The Benchwarmers, Jack & Jill, Grown Ups 2, The Ridiculous 6, The Do-Over and so on.

For his role in the 1995 movie, Tommy Boy he won MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo. Similarly, he got nominated for Kid's Choice Award and Teen Choice Award for movies, The Emperor's New Groove & The Benchwarmers respectively. Spade has voiced in many movies like Hotel Transylvania franchise where he voiced the character Griffin the Invisible Man and also voiced Emperor Kuzco in 2005 animated movie, Kronk's New Groove.

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David Spade with co-star Adam Sandler in the movie, Grown ups 2
Source: Business Insider

In 2017, he was cast in movies Mad Families which he wrote himself and Sandy Wexler where he appeared as himself. His 2018 project include animated movie Hotel Transylvania 3 and another comedy movie, Father of the Year.


As for his Television or small screen debut, it happened in 1988 when he featured in an episode of the series, The Facts of Life. He has been cast for an episode of many series like Baywatch, ALF, Father of the Pride, Hot in Cleveland, Entourage, Crowded, Real Rob and many more. In the 1997 series, Just Shoot Me! he portrayed Dennis Finch and was seen in 149 episodes till the end of the show in 2003.

For his appearance in the series, he won several nominations like Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and American Comedy Award. His talent in comedy and with the help of his friend Dennis Miller led him to be a part of Saturday Night Live in 1990. He was the part of the show till 1996.

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David Spade in the series, The Mayor.
Source: Aspen Times

He has appeared in 70 episodes of the show and writes pieces for the show for which he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award. Spade was cast in the American Television series The Mayor where he played the role of Ed Gunt for seven episodes.

David Spade's Net Worth

David Spade is estimated to have a net worth of $40 million and $60 million according to The Richest and Celebrity Net Worth. He took home a salary of $150k per episode for the series Rules of Engagement.

Spade donated $100,000 on December 2005 to the police department of Phoenix which helped provide firearms for the police officers. He also donated $200,000 for the Oklahoma tornado relief program, $100,000 to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and $100,000 to National Alliance on Mental Illness on 2018. Many of his movies are a big hit in the box office.

  • Jack & Jill (2011)

          Budget - $79 million

          Box office Collection - $149.7 million

         IMDb - 3.3/10

         Cast Members - Katie Holmes, Tim Meadows, and Al Pacino.

  • Grown Ups (2013)

          Budget - $80 million

          Box Office Collection -

          IMDb - 5.4/10

          Cast Members - Kevin James, Chris Rock, and Rob Schneider.

  • Hotel Transylvania 3 (2018)

          Budget - $80 million 

          Box Office Collection - $507.6 million

          IMDB - 6.3/10

          Cast members - Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg,Selena Gomez

David Spade's Personal Life

The comedian & actor David Spade is not rumored to be dating anyone at the moment. He is residing in his property in Beverly Hills, California. Previously he had been in a relationship with several actresses. He dated actress Kelli McCarty, Lara Flynn Boyle, Brittany DanielJasmine Waltz (2011) and Jillian Grace (2007). The actor has a daughter with model Jillian Grace named Harper who was born on August 26, 2008.

Spade is referred to as the bachelor-era George Clooney of the Comedy World. Spade also dated Teri Hatcher, Julie Brown in 2002, Heather Locklear in 2006, Nicky Whelan in 2007.  In 2017, Spade was seen sharing PDA moments with Glee star Naya Rivera but they separated pretty soon. The news was finalized after he was seen kissing a mystery woman in Los Angeles.

Spade is a commercial spokesperson for capital one credit cards and Sierra Mist soda. On September 5, 2003, he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. Earlier on he worked as an employee at a skateboard shop, and also as a busboy, and valet parker. His acting mentor is George Segal.

He has a tattoo of a cartoon character called Calvin. He stands at a height of 5'7 feet. Besides he is said to be sensitive towards sunlight. There are no controversies related to him but he was robbed and attacked with a stun gun by his personal assistant, David Skippy Malloy on November 29, 2000.

Here is a video of David Spade's interview on the Jimmy Fallon show. 

David Spade Affairs

  1. First Affair with Kelli McCarty

    They were in a relationship in 1990 but couldn't make their relationship last for long as they broke up too soon.

  2. Third Affair with Bobbie Phillips

    Bobbie Phillips was one of the many girlfriends of David in 1996. Both of them are actors and first met at the shoot of their movie.

  3. Fourth Affair with Kristy Swanson

    After meeting on the set of 1997 film Eight Heads, David started dating Kristy. They were in a relationship since their meet in the series and they were one of the lovely couples. But, unfortunately they broke up later on.

  4. Fifth Affair with Nicky Whelan

    Nicky was born in Australia and was dating the actor in 2007 but due to some reason, they broke up in 2008.

  5. Sixth Affair with Jasmine Waltz

    They were in a relationship in 2011 after acting in a movie. But they couldn't maintain their love life and they soon separated.

  6. Seventh Affair with Jillian Grace

    The couple were in a relationship in 2007 and even gave birth to their baby daughter. They aren't together and are raising their daughter together turn wise.

  7. Affair with Naya Rivera

    The couple started dating in 2017 and were seen in a lot of PDA moments. But due to some personal problems, they separated in 2017.

David Spade Children


Mother: David Spade/ Jillian Grace

The ex-partners gave birth to their daughter named Harper in 2008. Her parents are estranged but they take care of their daughter frequently.

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