David Sedaris Net Worth

David Sedaris Net Worth is
$8 Million

David Sedaris Biography

In 1994, his 1st assortment of essays and brief stories was released, known as “Barrel Fever”. Sedaris obtained his net well worth by having his content material, ‘Santa Land Diaries’, exposed on National Group Stereo system, designed in Binghamton,

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameDavid Sedaris
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 26, 1956
Height1.65 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Comedian, Author, Playwright, Humorist
EducationKent State University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Western Carolina University
ParentsSharon Sedaris, Lou Sedaris
SiblingsAmy Sedaris, Tiffany Sedaris, Gretchen Sedaris, Paul Sedaris, Lisa Sedaris
PartnerHugh Hamrick, Hugh Hamrick
AwardsObie Award for Special Citations, Lambda Literary Award for Humor
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, Stonewall Book Awards - Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Humor
MoviesC.O.G., Smoking

Interesting Facts

1 Dabbled in Performance and Visual art in his early twenties and has frequently described his lack of success.
2 Prefers to use an IBM Typewriter to write rather than a computer.
3 Worked as a furniture mover in New York City.
4 Used to work as a handyman on apartments that his parents owned.
5 Dropped out of college twice before graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1987.
6 Known for picking up trash in his neighborhood in South Downs and has a garbage truck named after him.
7 Once worked as an elf at Macy's in New York City during the Christmas season.
8 His father Lou was an engineer for IBM.
9 Has never learned how to drive.
10 Is learning Japanese. Will live in Japan for six months. [2007]
11 He is currently living part time in Paris and England and does book tours in the United States. His new book, "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim," is due out in June. [2003]
12 He lives in New York City [2005]
13 Attended Western Caroline University and transferred to Kent State University, from which he dropped out.
14 Lives in West Sussex, England with his partner Hugh Hamrick.
15 Wrote his first book at the age of 36.
16 Is a frequent guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005).
17 Wore glasses as a child.
18 Attributes his success to his friend Ira Glass, who first featured David on his radio series.
19 Overcame drug addiction, alcoholism, and a smoking habit with aid of self help books, his siblings, and his partner Hugh Hamrick.
20 Suffers from OCD.
21 Was raised Greek Orthodox.
22 Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors," New Revision Series, vol. 138, pages 399-404. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
23 Had a job cleaning houses before he became famous.
24 Has a home in Holland Park, London.
25 His essays often appear in The New Yorker magazine.
26 Older brother of Amy Sedaris.


1 Anecdotes about his family, childhood and romantic life
2 Sarcastic, self-depreciating sense of humor


1 Memoir is the last place you'd expect to find the truth.
2 Seven beers followed by two Scotches and a thimble of marijuana and it's funny how sleep comes all on it's own.
3 I recall thinking that the computer would never advance much further than this. Call me naive, but I seemed to have underestimated the universal desire to sit in a hard plastic chair and stare at a screen until your eyes cross.
4 'Shit' is the tofu of cursing.
5 My hands tend to be full enough dealing with people who hate me for who I am. Concentrate too hard on the millions of people who hate you for what you are and you're likely to turn into one of those unkempt, sloppy dressers who sag beneath the weight of the two hundred political buttons they wear pinned to their coats and knapsacks.
6 After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Spoken Word Album For the album "Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls."



C.O.G. 2013 essay
Exit 57 1995-1996 TV Series additional material - 8 episodes
Smoking 1994 Short


Public Domain Theatre 2011-2014 TV Series thanks for inspiration - 34 episodes
Sunday 2013/II Short special thanks
C.O.G. 2013 special thanks


RuPaul's Drag Race 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest Judge
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 TV Series Himself
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Do I Sound Gay? 2014 Documentary Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2011-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
The Hour 2013 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show 2008-2013 TV Series Himself
This American Life Live! 2012 TV Movie Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
MaDiWoDoVrijdagShow 2010 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Late Show with David Letterman 2000-2008 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Page Turners 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Ruby 2000 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994-1997 TV Series Himself

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