Dave Franco Net Worth
Dave Franco is a famous American actor with a net worth of $14 million. He made a successful career as an actor in the movie industry and is well known for his acting skills in popular movies.
On the 12th of June 1985, Dave Franco was born in Palo Alto, California. Douglas Eugene Franco, a Silicon Valley businessman and Betsy Franco, an author and poet, are his parents. His father is of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and his mother is of Russian Jewish heritage, making Franco diverse. Franco’s parents met when they were both students at Stanford University.
Franco has two brothers, Tom and James. He studied at the University of Southern California before starting his career with minor roles in TV shows and movies. Franco was encouraged by his brother’s manager to pursue acting though he initially wanted to be a writer.
In 2006, Dave Franco had his first professional acting role on The CW drama series “7th Heaven”. With numerous appearances in different shows, he continuously built his career. These shows include;
- “Do Not Disturb”
- “Young Justice”
- “Superbad” (2007)
- “After Sex” (2007)
- “The Shortcut” (2009)
- “Greenberg” (2010)
- “Charlie St. Cloud” (2010)
- “The Broken Tower” (2011)
He also was a regular actor on the 2008 CW teens’ show “Privileged”, which was pulled due to the low ratings. However, his performance was well-received.
Franco played the role of medical student Cole Aaronson in the movie “Scrubs” ninth season in 2009. He gained more opportunity and recognition from “Scrubs” as he was better exposed.
As one of the “Breakout Stars to Watch For”, he was named by NextMovie.com in 2011. Alongside stars like Colin Farrell and Toni Collette, he starred in the horror comedy film “Fright Night” in 2011 as the character Mark.
Alongside Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, and Ice Cube, he starred in the action comedy film “21 Jump Street” in 2012 and gained much recognition. The movie was very successful, grossing up to $201 million.
He was featured as Jack Wilder in the heist thriller “Now You See Me” alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Michael Caine, Mélanie Laurent, and Morgan Freeman in 2013. The film was an enormous box office hit despite receiving mixed reviews from critics and a gross of $351.7 million worldwide, despite an estimated budget of $75 million.
The film’s popularity and success resulted in a sequel, “Now You See Me 2”, in 2016, which featured many of the cast, except Isla Fisher, and the addition including Daniel Radcliffe and Lizzy Caplan, as well as Jay Chou. However, it was a record-breaking box office success, earning $334 million globally.
The year was 2014, and he was a part-time actor with Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse in the comedy film “Neighbors”. The film made more than $270 million globally and was followed in the form the sequel “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” (2016), where Franco returned to his character. It was also an economic smash with a revenue of $108 million, despite a budget of $35 million. In 2015 Franco played a part as a co-star in “Unfinished Business” alongside Vince Vaughn and Tom Wilkinson.
Since then, he’s been featured in numerous films, including his dark comedy “The Little Hours” (2017), and was met with very positive reviews and praise from critics. The critics’ biographical comedy-drama “The Disaster Artist” (2017) was produced and directed by the brother of James Franco. The brothers also co-starred in the drama about addiction, “6 Balloons” (2018), produced and available by Netflix.
Also, they featured Abbi Jacobson and the Berry Jenkin movie “If Beale Street Could Talk” in 2018. Also, “Zeroville” (2019), directed by “Zeroville” (2019), James also directed his brother James and the action thriller “6 Underground” (2019) is another Netflix film written by Michael Bay and co-starring Ryan Reynolds.
Asides from his acting career, he also did other projects. He was the director of the horror film “The Rental” in 2020. Together with Joe Swanberg, they the screenplay. He was the voice behind the character Tony Stark for the Marvel video game “Marvel Avengers Academy”.
Dave Franco has been in a relationship with actor Alison Brie since 2011. The couple got engaged in 2015, and in 2017, they tied the knot in a private ceremony. They have collaborated on several projects, including the movies “The Disaster Artist” and “The Rental,”. In 2023, Franco is set to direct Brie in the romantic comedy “Somebody I Used to Know,”. The couple’s ability to work together personally and professionally has been successful.