Pete Davidson Net Worth 2023

How much is Pete Davidson Worth?







Pete Davidson is a American comedian, popularly known for being featured on Saturday Night Live (SNL). Besides Saturday Night Live, Pete Davison has featured in other comedy shows, including Gotham Comedy Live. He also had a small role in Brooklyn Nine-nine before joining the SNL cast. As of 2022, Pete Davidson net worth is estimated to be $8 million dollars, most of which is accumulated from his salary in SNL.

Famous quotes by Pete Davidson include:

  • “I started doing stand-up when I was 16, my junior year in high school. My two friends and I would sit at home watching stand-up. They kept saying I should try it, and so I did.”
  • “SNL has changed my career because it gave it a platform to be seen. And I really feel like the Weekend Update desk is where I am given the opportunity to shine on that show.”
  • “I feel like every time I tweet, I lose money.”

Pete Davidson

Age 29
Born New York City, New York
Current location Staten Island, New York
Education Xavierian High School; St Francis College (drop out)
Occupation Comedian, Actor
Source of Wealth Stand-up comedy, Television, Film
Relationship status In a relationship with Kim Kardashian
Net worth $8 million
Height 6’3
Weight 183 lbs
Last updated January 2023

How much money does Pete Davidson make?

Here is an overview and rough estimate of Pete Davidson yearly, monthly, weekly, daily, and hourly income. Please keep in mind that the amount of money that he earns is taxable; in which, he falls under the highest tax bracket. Thus, financial planning plays a key role in establishing both short and long-term goals along the path to building wealth.

  • Yearly Income: $1 million
  • Monthly Income: $83,000
  • Weekly Income: $19,000
  • Daily Income: $2,700
  • Hourly Income: $110

His greatest pool of money comes from his salary from Saturday Night Live. Pete Davison is estimated to make between $15,000 to $25,000 per episode. There are 21 episodes of SNL per year. Assuming Pete makes one appearance per episode, he may be paid up to $500,000 per year, making him one of the highest paid cast members of SNL. 

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How did Pete Davidson get rich?

Pete Davidson was able to get rich by developing multiple streams of income from his earnings as an SNL cast member. Pete has been part of SNL since 2014. Over the years and given how highly paid he is, he has managed to build his wealth from his salary. 

Pete also makes his money from acting. Over the years, he has to built his name as an actor and has therefore featured in several movies. Here is a list of Pete Davidson movies and tv shows:

  • The King of Staten Island– his semi-autobiography, which he co-wrote and directed.
  • Set it Up 
  • Big Time Adolescence 
  • What Men Want 
  • The Jesus Rolls 
  • Angry Birds Movie 
  • Alive From New York, which premiered on Netflix in 2020


Who is Pete Davidson? Pete Davidson was born to parents Army and Scot Matthew Davidson on November 16th, 1993 (age 29), in Staten Island. He has a younger sister called Casey. When Pete was seven years old, his father died in the 9/11 tragedy. 

His father, Scott Matthew Davidson, was a NYC firefighter. He was part of the team that put out the fire following the 9/11 explosion. Unfortunately, Scott succumbed to the fire as he was last seen running into the Marriott Trade Centre seconds before it collapsed. 

Pete Davidson Father

The death of his father took a toll on Pete Davidson, who admits to acting out in school and getting into trouble as a way to express his grief. He also suffered depression following his profound grief of losing his dad. Pete states that during that sad period, Kid Cudi music kept him going, and it quite literally saved his life.  

Pete attended high school at Xavierian High School, where he graduated in 2012. He enrolled at St Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, New York. He stayed in college for one month before dropping out to pursue his passion, comedy. 

Pete Davidson Stand Up

Davidson tried his first stand-up comedy at a local bowling show when he was 16 years old. Later, he would appear in MTV reality shows, like Wild N Out and Guy Code. He did not know that featuring in the film Trainwreck would connect him to two important people that would be instrumental in setting up his comedy career. 

The first person was Director Judd Apatow. He took an interest in his career and later directed his semi-autobiography film The King of Staten Island. The film co-star, Bill Hader, was the other person who appreciated Pete Davidson’s skills and introduced him to the creator of Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels. 

On September 27th, 2014, Pete Davidson had his debut appearance on SNL at only 20 years old, making him the youngest cast member at the time. He was also the first cast member on the show born in the 90s. As such, his first performance garnered a lot of feedback with a popular label of being relatable. The audience appreciated Davidson’s ability to talk of and even mock sensitive issues that would previously be considered taboo, including topics related 9/11 tragedy, a matter which is pretty close to Pete Davidson. 

His role in SNL has gained him so much popularity, that by the end of the 44th season, he was acknowledged as the most memorable performer by the Washington Post. 

In 2016, Pete Davidson featured in the stand-up special for Comedy Central, and in 2019, he announced he would be touring with American stand-up comedian John Mulaney as part of Sundays with Pete and John, a limited series of comedy shows.  

So far in his comedy and acting career, Pete Davidson has received CinEuphoria Awards (2021 winner) as the Best Actor for his role in The King of Staten Island, which premiered in 2020. He has also been nominated for the following awards:

  • Hollywood Critics Association Midseason (2020) for best actor 
  • People’s Choice Awards, the USA for Favorite Comedy Movie Stars 

Other than his career, Pete Davidson is also known for dating famous women, which also helped keep him in the limelight. Between 2014 to 2015, Pete dated comedian Carly Aquilino. He started dating Larry David’s daughter, Cazzie David, in 2016 until they broke up in 2018. By the summer of 2018, he was engaged to Ariana Grande, but the two parted ways within five months. Other famous lovers include Kate Beckinsale, Margaret Qualley, Phoebe Dynevor, and Cindy Crawfords’ daughter, Kai Gerber.

Currently, in 2022, Pete Davidson is dating Kim Kardashian. The two have been dating since November 2021. They have since made several red carpet appearances together, including the 2022 Met Gala.

Pete Davidson bought his mother a $1.3 million home in Staten Island, where he stays with his mom. However, in 2020 Pete bought himself a $1.2 million condo and moved out. The condo has a good view of the waters and is just a few blocks from his mom’s house.

Recently, in January 2022, Pete Davidson, in collaboration with Collin Jost a SNL co-star, decommissioned a ferry boat worth about $280,100. The two are said to have plans to convert the ferry into a nightclub, which could mean Pete is going to be making a few more bucks. 

Pete Davidson is the story of a firefighter’s son that, as a teenager, dropped out of college to pursue his passion. Fast forward to today, and that same passion has paid off, giving him a prominent career that pays him well enough to earn his wealth.


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