Who is Ron White?
Ron White is a famous stand-up comedian in the United States of America. He was an important part of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Besides stand-up, he has also written many bestseller books.
One of his books called “I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability” ranked on the New York Times Bestseller List. Moreover, the film and television industry is blessed to have an amazing actor like Ron White.
How much is Ron White's net worth?
Jon White’s net worth is $45 million dollars.
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How has he earned this wealth?
The highest portion of his wealth has come from the tour shows that he attended throughout his life. Blue Collar Comedy Tours have given Ron White an estimated earning of $15 million dollars.
Besides tour shows, the albums and films where he has appeared are backups to his revenues. One of his albums named “Drunk in Public” grossed $500,000 dollars. This funniest person has also written many books. And some of those have ranked as bestseller books on many online publications.
In 2013, he ranked as one of the highest-earning comedians, to have $10 million earnings, by Forbes.
A Mini Biography of Ron White
- His real name is Ronald Dee White.
- Popularly known as Ron White.
- He was born on 18th December 1956 in Fritch, Texas, United States.
- Charles Don White and Barbara Joan Craig are his parents.
- By nationality, he is an American.
- His ethnicity is White.
- He is a non-religious person.
- Sagittarius is his zodiac sign.
- He is a stand-up comedian, actor, and author by profession.
- He is divorced right now.
- His present age is 63 years.
- Physical factors.
Ron White's Early Life
Ron White was born to Charles Don White and Barbara Joan Craig on the 18th day of December 1956. At his tender age, his parents affectionately called him Tater Salad.
He has a passion for fishing from a very young age and often used to go fishing with his companions. Actually, his childhood was too enjoyable with great affection, given by his mom and dad. That youngster passed his early life at Fritch, Texas of the United States.
Activities of Ron White Before Moving to Stand-Up
Ron White completed his schooling from Deer Park High School in 1976. It was located near Houston, Texas. Then at the age of seventeen, he engaged with the US Navy and served as part of USS Conserver. It was a salvage ship and Bob worked there for almost eighteen months.
After that, he moved to Mexico and entered into business activities. When he returned to the US, he was already the owner of a pottery factory.
Ron White's Personal Life
He has married three times during his 63 years of lifespan. Lori Brice was his first wife and they got married in 1981. But they separated from each other in 1993. Afterwards, Ron White shared a vow with Barbara Dobbs in 2004. Again the same thing happened; he had to separate with his second lovely wife in 2008.
At last, he fell in love with musician-songwriter Margo Rey and had a knot with her in 2013. But they haven’t lived together since the year of 2017.
Professional Life of Ron White
Once in September 1986, Ron White went to a comedy club with his friend, situated in Arlington, Texas. He told jokes at an open mic before a large audience and fortunately, Jeff Foxworthy (one of the members in the Blue Collar Comedy Tours) was also present there.
To get impressed by the performance, Jeff Foxworthy included Ron White to the Blue Collar Comedy Tours. As a member of this group, Ron travelled with Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, and Jeff Foxworthy from January 2000 till March 2003. This group toured over 90 cities and amassed approximately $15 million dollars.
Besides having tours, he has also recorded some CDs and appeared in some films on behalf of the Blue Collar Comedy Tours. He has even done some solo projects.
Titles of Albums
Types of Albums
Tater Salad a.k.a. Busted in Des Moines
Drunk in Public
They Call Me “Tater Salad”
You Can’t Fix Stupid
DVD and CD
DVD and CD
A Little Unprofessional
Ron White was featured in many television shows. Among them, The Ron White Show was the most memorable one that telecast on the WB Television Network in the year of 2005. There was a combination of a number of celebrity cartoons, cameos, and sketches on that show.
BLUE COLLAR TV, RENO 911, and Kath & Kim are some of the shows where Ron White has shown his appearances. He was an honourable cast member of Horrible Bosses and Sex & the City season 2.
In 2015, he announced himself as an independent candidate for the presidential election of the US in 2016. Next year, he appeared in the Showtime series Roadies.
Awards and Achievements
Ron White has been recognized many times for his great works. He was nominated many times for the Grammy Awards. He earned the Patriot Award in March 2009.
The Legislative officials of Texas esteemed 27th April of 2009 as “Ron White Day.”