The zany humour, antics and endearing shenanigans of a young Bryan Christopher Callen in the 1995 popular sketch comedy series titled ‘MADtv’ is still fresh in our minds and will remain etched in our memories for a long time to come. Despite being a novice in the entertainment sphere at the time, Callen used his first break to display his immense talent and knack for mimicry by impersonating renowned dignitaries, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Clinton, Ted Knight and Robert De Niro among others.
His talent got its due and he has never looked back ever since. Starring in various movies, television series and hosting a popular podcast called ‘The Fighter and the Kid’ Callen has carved a niche for himself in the entertainment industry.
Callen was born to Michael Callen- an international banker by profession and Toni McBrier in Manila, Philippines. As a young child, Callen got the opportunity to travel the world due to the nature of his father’s occupation and has lived in various countries like India, Lebanon, Greece, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to name a few. He is of Irish, Italian and Native American ancestry and has a sister named Kesley Callen. Since 2008, he is blissfully married to Amanda Humphrey.
Education: Owing to his father’s globetrotting job, Callen had to attend various schools all his schooling years and he finally graduated in 1985 from Northfield Mount Hermon High School in Gill, Massachusetts. He got a degree in History from the American University and learned acting from Beverly Hills Playhouse- a renowned drama school in the US.
Bryan Callen Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $2 Million US Dollars
The total net worth of Bryan Callen by 2017 is $2 million US dollars. His successful career as a comedian, actor and podcaster is expected to considerably increase his fortune near future.
Bryan Callen Assets
In 2014, Callen reportedly bought a Mediterranean style abode at Calabasas, Calif. The total worth of this sprawling 2,754 sq. ft. property is said to be a whopping $1,307 million.
Bryan Callen Business Model
Apart from his considerable income from movies and television, Callen has astutely managed to accumulate wealth by using the internet to his benefit. His ‘The Fighter & The Kid’ podcast records an astounding 3 million downloads per month worldwide. In 2016, he released his acclaimed comedy special titled ‘Never Grow Up’ along with a 12 episode digital sketch comedy that stars Callen’s and Schaub’s podcast personas titled ‘The Fighter & The Kid 3D’. In the same year, he successfully banked on the podcast’s growing popularity by performing it live on a national tour in front of a sold out crowd.
Callen debuted in 1995 with ‘MADtv’ that catapulted his career on television, landing him various other shows like ‘Caroline in the City’, ‘Less Than Perfect’, ‘7th Heaven’, ‘How I Met Your Mother’, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ and ‘The Goldbergs’ to enumerate a few. One of his most impacting performances came in the ABC Family drama ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’ in which he played a sexually abusive father. At present he is a commentator in ‘The Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest…’ on truTV.
He forayed into the domain of web series in 2011 with ‘Dream Crushers’, a project in which he not only acted but also co-wrote. He was a guest star in another web series titled ‘Romantic Encounters’.
Callen’s comedic prowess has also made its mark on celluloid with films like ‘Mail Bonding’, ‘Bad Santa’, ‘Old School’ and the first two instalments of the ‘Hangover’ movies among others. He last appeared in the 2014 comedy ‘My Man is a Loser’ in which he played the role of a married man named Paul, who in a desperate attempt to reignite the lost passion of his married life seeks the help of a playboy friend, with élan.
He also co-hosts a hit independent podcast called ‘The Fighter & The Kid’ in which renowned mixed martial artists like Conor McGregor and Chuck Liddell and other famed personalities like 50 Cent have made an appearance. Callen and his co-host, former UFC heavyweight contender Brendan Schaub, have been touted as the ‘dynamic duo’ and have managed to impress the audience with their hilarious takes on not only mixed martial arts, but also on current trending events.
Callen also performs solo stand-up comedy acts throughout the country.
In November 2016, Callen was in the news for being considered as the main face of a spinoff of the hit television sitcom titled ‘The Goldbergs’. ABC and Sony Pictures TV were interested in producing the spinoff that is said to be set in the 1990’s and will be centred on the recurring character of Coach Mellor played by Callen.
With his unprecedented talent and shrewd business sense Callen is destined to go a long way and he is not stopping anytime soon. His net worth is expected to touch new heights in 2017 with promising upcoming projects that will surely boost his existing illustrious career.