Dave Franco came into the spotlight for his splendid acting in The LEGO Movie, Now You See Me 2, and Neighbors. These were some of the highest-grossing movies that earned him fame and fortune. He then tried his hands-on directing of the movie The Rentals. To know more about Dave Franco’s life moments, girlfriends, and net worth, keep on scrolling!
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Dave Franco Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Date of Birth||June 12, 1985|
|Source of Wealth||Actor, Director|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
David John Franco is an American actor, director, and voice artist. Dave Franco is from Palo Alto, California, and was born on 12 June 1985. His mother Betsy Lou was an author, editor, and poet while his father worked in Silicon Valley mogul. Douglas Eugene-Franco’s dad originated from Portugal and his ancestors were Swedish. Franco’s mother was a Jewish Russian.
Franco averred that he is blessed to be Jewish. Franco was brought up in California along with his two elder brothers, James and Tom. Franco was a fortunate boy to grow up amid an artistic and famous family.
He was a reserved, quiet boy and always admired the actor and writer- Roald Dahl. Franco enrolled at the University of Southern California.
Due to his immediacy with his mother, Franco initially envisioned himself to be a writer and teach creative writing in a high school till the manager of his brother James pushed him towards an acting class when he was a second-year undergraduate. He began to learn the core of acting there.
In 2006, when Dave Franco was a 20-year-old young man, he started acting in The CW TV series 7th heaven for one episode. He was starred in a major role in ‘privileged’- a series of teen dramas in the year 2008. The series at first got 3.1 million views but the count continued to fall gradually. As the ratings were very low, CW didn’t launch any new season.
1 year later in August, it was a breakthrough moment for Dave Franco. ‘Variety’ declared that Franco was playing a part in the 9th season of the ABC series. He was cast as a medical student. Franco played in all episodes of the 9th season when his career took a whole turn. Critics sent him great compliments and admiration for his outstanding performance.
2 years later, Franco was cast in the movie “Fright Night” co-starring Toni Collette and Colin Farrell. It was a horror film with some sprinkles of comedy. Franco played the role of Mark who was an affluent student in high school. The film attained affirmative reviews from the audience. Besides, it made a massive collection in the box office collecting $41 million globally.
Franco and James, Franco’s brother, showed up at number two on the catalog of “the 50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish men in the world” by Shalom Life.
He acted in a romantic zombie movie that portrayed romance among a human and zombie amidst a zombie cataclysm. It was inspired by a chart-topping novel. The exact year, Franco showed up in the thriller heist film. His performance touched everyone.
In 2015, Dave along with his friends, Tom Wilkinson and Vince, worked together in a comedy film named “Unfinished Business.”
2016 was a year of sequels for Dave. His appearance in the film “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” as Pete, and Jack Wilder in “Now You See Me 2” were admired greatly. He also did a role in “Nerve” and for the thriller, he had learned to ride a motorbike in just two weeks. In 2017, Franco was cast in the comedy movie “The Little Hours”.
He was a part of “The Disaster Artist,” which his brother James Franco directed. In 2018, Franco appeared as the lead role in “6 Balloons” based on drug addiction for Netflix. 1 year later, Franco acted out in the American comedy-drama film Zeroville, which was again produced by his brother in 2014.
It was 2020 when Franco directed the horror movie “The Rental.” Franco got the golden opportunity to play recognizable characters in movies like Warm Bodies, Superbad, The Shortcut, Charlie St. Cloud, and 21 Jump Street.
Highlights and Achievements
Young Hollywood awards:
- In 2013, he won the fan-favorite award
- He was nominated for best threesome in Neighbor’s MTV Movie and TV Awards in 2014. He won the award for the best duo for the Neighbors Teen Choice Awards
- He got nominated for Choice Summer Movie Star: Male, for Now You See Me Too CinemaCon, the USA in 2016
- He won the award for Breakthrough Performer of the Year
Age, Height, and Weight
Dave Franco’s height is 170 cm or 5’6”. He weighs 68 kg or 150 pounds. Currently, he is 35 years old. Dave’s zodiac sign is Gemini.
Dave Franco started dating an American performer, Dianna Agron in 2009. 3 years later, Dave met Alison Brie and fell in love. The perfect couple got engaged in August 2015. Sadly, they have no children yet.
Dave Franco has always been a cat lover. He said that he had a cat at every point of his life.
One thing that every actor has to face is criticism. Dave Franco is no different. Five women accused Franco of inappropriate behavior. One of them was Tither Kaplan.
She stated that Franco made them remove a protective plastic guard which covered their private area in an intimate scene and promised to get them movie roles. Franco was also accused by two actresses about him being furious if any woman disagreed to be topless at shoots.
Dave Franco Net Worth
Dave Franco has a net worth of $12 million as of 2021. He has managed to play some megahit movies that made him one of the wealthiest Hollywood stars.