David Koechner is one of the notable figures in the entertainment industry who shot to fame and gained international popularity after portraying Champ Kind in the Anchorman films. His breakthrough performance on the NBC critically acclaimed TV series The Office also garnered him huge fame.
The veteran comedian also appeared on the late-night live TV sketch comedy Saturday Night Live. His other notable works in the blockbuster comedic movies are Talladega Nights, Thank You for Smoking, Waiting…, Sell Hard, and Extract.
David currently appears in three TV projects Drunk History, F is for Family, and Bless This Mess.
David Koechner Net Worth Details
As per estimation made by Celebrity Net Worth, David Koechner possesses $5 million net worth. The actor has earned the majority of his wealth through his roles in dozens of movies and TV shows.
How Much Is His Salary?
David Koechner appeared in 20-episodes of the Saturday Night Live (1995-96). First-year cast member makes around $7,000 per episode or $147,000 per season. It is likely that his salary was around $7,000 per episode.
Besides, Koechner has also worked in a number of high-profile movies. Some of them are mentioned below,
|Movie||Budget – Box Office||Cast Member|
|Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)||$26 million – $90.6 million||Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, and Paul Rudd|
|Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)||$33 million – $312 million||Heather Graham, Michael York, and Robert Wagner|
|Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)||$72.5 million – $163 million||John C. Reilly and Sacha Baron Cohen|
|Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)||$50 million – $173.6 million||David Koechner|
Where Does David Koechner Live?
David Koechner has kept secret the details of his assets and properties. As per some online sources, the actor currently resides in his house located in Los Angeles, California.
The median price of the home in the city is over $880k.
David Koechner also supports many charitable organizations around the world. But the actor is low-key about the endeavors.
Koechner hosted an annual charity event Big Slick Celebrity Weekend to raise funds for Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City. He appeared in the campaign with Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, and many other celebs.
Grew Up In A Joint Family
David was born on August 24, 1962, in Tipton, Missouri. He is the son of Margaret Ann and Cecil Stephen Koechner. He was raised along with five siblings-two brothers Mark Koechner and Joe Koechner, and three sisters, Mary-Rose Koechner, Cecilia Koechner, and Joan Koechner.
David attended Political Science at Benedictine College and later went on to study at the University of Missouri. He graduated from The Second City comedy troupe in 1994.
Wife And Children
David Koechner tied the knot with his wife Leigh Koechner on 27th June 1998. The couple has five children.
The two, however, separated on February 1, 2019.