Dan Levy is a Canadian actor, producer, and writer best known for creating and starring in the sitcom Schitt’s Creek with his father Eugene Levy who plays David Rose and his sister Sarah Levy cast as Twyla Sands in the show. He has also served as the host of the show MTV Live. To know more about him, you can read the below article.
What is Dan Levy Famous For?
- A Canadian actor, writer, producer, and television personality.
Where is Dan Levy From?
Going back to his early life, Daniel was born in Toronto, Canada in the year 1983. His father is popular in the entertainment industry. His father is Eugene Levy, and his mother is Deborah Divine Levy, who is a screenwriter by profession. His father is Jewish and his mother is Protestant; the family celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah. He identifies as Jewish and was bar mitzvahed. Also, He has a younger sister Sarah Levy who is also an actress. Further, his birth sign is Leo.
Regarding education, He attended high school at North Toronto Collegiate Institute and later pursued film production at York University and Ryerson University.
Dan Levy Career Highlights
- Daniel Levy began his career as one of the original seven co-hosts on the now-defunct MTV Canada flagship series MTV Live. He gained prominence as co-host of MTV Canada’s The After Show with Jessi Cruickshank and its various incarnations, such as The Hills: The After Show and The City: Live After Show.[
- Following The After Show’s cancellation and Cruickshank’s departure, He wrote, produced, and starred in his own Christmas Special for MTV, Daniel Levy’s Holi-Do’s & Don’ts, and co-hosted the MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet, the X-Factor pre-show, and national coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Games for CTV. He left MTV Canada in 2011 after five years with the network.
- As an actor, he has appeared in a four-episode story arc of the Canadian TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation, which premiered as a TV movie called Degrassi Goes Hollywood.
- In his Degrassi arc, Levy played a film producer who hires Paige Michalchuk as the lead in a new film directed by actor Jason Mewes. He has also appeared in the 2012 thriller Offline and the 2013 film Admission starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd.
- In 2013, He formed Not a Real Company Productions with his father and principals Andrew Barnsley and Fred Levy. Their first project was a television pilot with CBC, which resulted in Schitt’s Creek. He also stars in the series alongside his father, sister Sarah Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, and Chris Elliott. It’s the Not a Real Company Productions’ first television series.
- For his work on Schitt’s Creek, He has been nominated for numerous awards, including several Canadian Screen Awards for writing and acting, winning the awards for Best Comedy Series, Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series in 2016 and Best Comedy Series in 2019.
- In March 2019, He announced that the series was renewed for a sixth and final season. In a statement posted to social media, He indicated that the decision to end the series after season six on their creative terms was a “rare privilege” and thanked fans for their support.
- In January 2020, he and his father were guest hosts of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, filling in for Ellen while she took a day off. They did many of the ordinary host activities including interviewing fellow Schitt’s Creek cast members Catherine O’Hara and Annie Murphy.
Who is Dan Levy Dating?
Daniel Levy is currently single and there are no such records of relationships and dating history found yet. But there was a rumor of him to be married to an American model ad actress, Rachel Specter which is the false story because he is gay by sexuality.
He was called ‘a member of the queer community’ during an interview with Flare in 2015. Previously, he avoided talking about his sexuality publicly. It was during an interview in 2017, he confirmed that he is gay and has been out since he was 18 years of age.
What is Dan Levy Net Worth?
Dan Levy is a Canadian actor, writer, and producer who has a sum of a good amount of money and salary from his profession in the field of the entertainment industry. As per online sites, his estimated net worth said to be $14 million at present. However, his salary and assets details are yet to be disclosed.
How tall is Dan Levy?
Daniel Levy has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and his body weight around 71 Kg. His eyes are brown and hair color is dark brown. Further, his other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.