David Letterman Net Worth, Age, Height, Cars, Salary & Biography

David Letterman Net Worth is around $480 Million. David Letterman paid $7m in tex. He is a famous writer, comedian, producer, and television host in the USA. In his career, he hosted 6080 episodes of late night and late shows. David Letterman breaks his friends Johnny Carson’s record for the longest late-night talk show in American television history. David Letterman has worked in film and TV as a producer. He is currently hosting a series on Netflix with the title “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman”. My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman has 4 seasons come.

David Letterman Net Worth

David Letterman is known as the most richest and expensive television host as well as the comedian in the world. His net worth is around $480 Million which is a lot in the television industry. David Letterman’s annual income is more than $45 Million. Here is more information about his net worth.

Net Worth$480 Million
Salary per Episode$500,000
Assets$260 Million
Liabilities & Loans$49 Million
Taxes Paid$7 Million
Investments$120 Million
Annual Income$45 Million

David Letterman Net worth Growth Rate

Here is the Growth rate of David Letterman net worth from previous 5 years.

Net Worth in 2022$480 Million
Net Worth in 2021$435 Million
Net Worth in 2020$390 Million
Net Worth in 2019$350 Million
Net Worth in 2018$300 Million

David Letterman’s Cars Collection

David Letterman is car a lover man. He owns many cars some of them from famous brands are there. David Letterman owns BMW X7 worth $99,800, Lexus GX worth $60,535, Range Rover Sport worth $69,500, Audi RS Q8 worth $121,095, and Tesla Model X whose price is around $114,990.

  • BMW X7
  • Lexus GX
  • Range Rover Sport
  • Audi RS Q8
  • Tesla Model X


This is a comparison of David Letterman’s salary from his first to his current salary.

First Salary (in 1982)$17,000
Salary in 2000$130,000
Salary in 2010$16 Million
Salary in 2015$30 Million
Salary in 2014$28 Million
Salary in 2013$25 Million
Salary in 2012$22 Million
Salary in 2011$21 Million
Salary in 2022$45 Million


David Letterman was born on April 12, 1947, in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. He is 75 Years old Now. He is a very famous Producer, Stand-up Comedian, and Television host in the United States of America. He hosted the very famous show “Late Night” for 33 years. The show started on February 1, 1982, and ended on May 20, 2015 broadcast “Late Show with David Letterman”. Here is all the biography information about David Letterman:

Birth nameDavid Michael Letterman
Born/ Date of BirthApril 12, 1947 (age 75)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
ProfessionStand-up, television, film
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
EducationBall State University
Years active1970–present
HouseDowntown Indianapolis
Car Collection6
Net Worth$480 Million
Salary (Yearly)$45 Million ( Approx )
Salary per Episode$500,000
GenresObservational comedyblack comedysurreal humorinsult comedydeadpansatire
SubjectAmerican cultureAmerican politicseveryday lifepop culturecurrent eventshuman behavior
AwardsMark Twain Prize for American Humor (2017), Outstanding Variety Series (1994), Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding host/hostess in a variety series (1981), People’s Choice Award for Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host (2005), Peabody Personal Award (2016), Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement – Writers (1981), Kennedy Center Honors (2012), TCA Career Achievement Award (2012), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series ( 1987, 1986, 1985…), and Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series (1994)
SpouseMichelle Cook​​(m. 1968; div. 1977)​Regina Lasko ​(m. 2009)​
Notable works and rolesThe David Letterman Show (1980)Late Show with David Letterman (1982–2015)My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman (2018–present)
David Letterman Net Worth
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Assets Investments

As we know David Letterman Net Worth is $480 million. He owns 12 real Estate properties, 6 luxury cars, and 3 luxury and modern Yachts. His bank balance is approx $15 Million. Not enough, David Letterman is also invested in different popular companies like FedEx, Intel, Netflix, PayPal, and Mastercard.

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David letterman Lives in Downtown Indianapolis in his luxury house of 9,400 square-foot. He bought his house with an estimated price tag of $14 Million. David Letterman’s house comes with 7 Bedrooms and 8 Bathrooms.

Favorite Things

Here is the list of some favorite things of David Letterman:

Favorite ActorRobert De Niro
Favorite ColourYellow
Favorite SportVolleyball
Favorite Music ArtistBob Dylan
Favorite Holiday DestinationDenmark
Zodiac SignAries


David letterman Estimated net worth is $480 Million Dollar which makes him the richest Television person in the USA. The main source of his income is from a television show hosting the famous show “Late Show with David Letterman” is included. He also invested with many famous brands like FedEx, Intel, Netflix, PayPal, and Mastercard. Currently, he is hosting the show “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman” on Netflix which is very popular among people.

People Ask FAQs

Why did Letterman leave NBC?

David Letterman became the host of “The Late Show” after hosting “Late Night,” another show entitled “The Tonight Show,” for ten years, unsuccessfully lobbying NBC for the job and the 11:30 p.m. ET time slot.  Unfortunately, NBC wasn’t willing to meet his terms.

How much does Dave Letterman make?

First David Latterman was able to make $7 Million per year hosting “Late Night with David Letterman” but when he moved to host other shows ” The Late Show with David Letterman” his salary doubled to $14 Million.

Who is richer David Letterman or Jay Leno?

David Letterman is richer than Jay Leno. David Letterman net worth is $480 Million while Jay Leno net worth is $450 Million.

Does David Letterman have a show on Netflix?

Currently, David letterman is hosting a popular show on Netflix named ” That’s My Time With David Letterman”.

Who was David Letterman’s favorite guest?

David Letterman’s best friend Bill Murray is a favorite Guest on his show.

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