David Koechner is a comedian and actor. In 2004, Koechner starred as Champ Kind in the hit comedy picture “Anchorman.”
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Margaret Ann and Cecil Stephen Koechner raised Koechner on August 24, 1962, in Tipton, Missouri. Tipton, Missouri is where he was born and reared. He comes from a family of two brothers and three sisters. Koechner’s father owned a business that made turkey coops to provide for his family. Koechner studied Political Science at the University of Missouri and Benedictine College before embarking on his career as an actor and comedian. He graduated in 1994 and joined the Chicago comedy troupe The Second City.
David Koechner’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
David Koechner, born on August 24, 1962, is 59 years old as of today, July 28, 2022. His height is 1.87 meters, and his weight is 83 kilograms.
David Koechner’s Profession & Career
Koechner rose to prominence while learning improvisational comedy at ImprovOlympic in Chicago. He then joins the “Second City Northwest,” led by Del Close. After doing Sketch Comedy on Saturday Night Live and Late Night with Conan O’Brien for yearlong stretches, Koechner began playing minor roles in films such as Man on the Moon, Wag the Dog, and many others in the mid-1990s.
While making a documentary film, Dill Scallion, Koechner began performing as a comedy pair in “The Naked Trucker & T-Bones Show,” a live musical comedy act with his friend Dave ‘Gruber’ Allen in 1998. Soon after, the law became a big hit and began playing infamous Hollywood clubs like “Largo” and “Tenacious D.” Koechner co-starred in the 2007 Naked Trucker & T-Bones Show with Allen. The show previously aired on Comedy Central.
In 2004, Koechner starred as Champ Kind in the hit comedy picture “Anchorman”. Following that, he began appearing in high-profile comedies such as Thank You for Smoking, Waiting…, Talladega Nights, Extract, Semi-Pro, Sell Hard, and others. Soon after, Koechner returned to the role of Champ Kind in Anchorman 2, which won millions of hearts. He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s Another Period and CBS’s Superior Donuts. Koechner voiced Bob Pogo in the Netflix animated comedy F Is for Family.
Achievements and Awards
David Koechner is best known for his roles as Todd Packer on NBC’s The Office and Champ Kind in Anchorman. Critics praised him for his gloomy performance in the 2014 black comedy Cheap Thrills. He has received a number of nods for his Anchorman sequel films. He was nominated for two MTV Movie Awards: Best On-Screen Performance and Best Musical Performance.
David Koechner’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Koechner lives with his wife, Leigh, and their five children in Los Angeles. He has a tattoo of his wife and children’s names inscribed on his right upper arm. The pair will divorce in February 2019. He used to often perform at Los Angeles comedy clubs like Improv Olympic, Flappers Comedy Club, West Theatre, and others.
David Koechner’s Salary and Net Worth
David Koechner’s net worth is $6 million as of July 2022. He has amassed this wealth via hard work and dedication to his acting career. All of his revenues come from comedy shows and films. He has worked on several blockbuster movies that have been box office hits worldwide.
|Celebrated Name||David Koechner|
|Real Name||David Michael Koechner|
|Age||59 years old|
|Birth Date||24 August 1962|
|Birth Place||Tipton, Missouri, United States|
|Wife||Leigh Koechner (m. 1998)|
|Children||Yes (Margot Koechner, Charlie Koechner, Sargent Koechner, Audrey Koechner, Eve Koechner)|
|Net Worth||$6 million|