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Dane Jeffrey Cook
Stand-Up Comedian and Film Actor
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
50 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth
March 18, 1972
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Graduated from High School
Arlington High School
George F. Cook
Donna Jean Ford
In a relationship
6 ft or 183 cm
79 kg or 174 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Dane has dated –
Heather Ashley Chase
Raquel Montero (2004-2009)
Jessica Simpson (2006) – Rumor
Nicole Scherzinger (2007)
Julianne Hough (2010) – Rumor
Amanda Cerny (2011–2014)
Kelsi Taylor (2017–Present)
Who is Dane Jeffrey Cook?
Dane Cook is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is famous for his stand-up comic that may be compared to long-form tale telling interwoven with multi-meaning phrases, all presented with a laid-back attitude. Cook has five comedic albums: Rough Around The Edges, Live From Madison Square Garden, Isolated Incident, Retaliation, and Vicious Circle.
About his Early Life and Childhood:
On March 18, 1972, Cook was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is Donna Jean and George F. Cook’s second child. He has five sisters and an older brother. After graduating from Arlington High School, where stand-up comedy helped him get over his shyness, he proceeded to college to study graphic design but was determined to make comedy his career. Cook was quiet and an introvert when he was little. He started acting and performing stand-up comedy in junior high.
As long as the audience laughs, he can be silly, filthy, funny, or just blabber like a retard. Despite his widespread appeal, he has received harsh criticism from many people. They claim that, even though it makes others laugh, his humor is hollow, lacks substance, and isn’t humorous. They claim he is boringly predictable and overrated. There have also been accusations of plagiarism made against him, which he has mainly disregarded. He recently caused a stir by declining to participate in a fundraiser for the Boston Marathon attack victims. Despite all the criticism, he has a good fan base and is regarded as a fantastic performer.
About his Career:
As part of the WBC’s “Rock of Boston” concert in 1992, Dane Cook was slated to perform as a comedian at the Boston Garden. He was asked to perform between the Spin Dogs and the headlining act Phish with a group of local comedians. The audience tossed shoes at the stage since they weren’t prepared for a comedic performance. Cook shifted to New York in 1994, when he started performing. He then shifted to Los Angeles two years later. When he made an appearance on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend in 1998, it was his big break. After agreeing to a deal with Comedy Central Records, Dane Cook released his debut comedy album, Harmful If Swallowed, in the year 2003. The album has a platinum certification. He released his second album, Retaliation, in 2005, and it was certified double platinum. Cook appeared in HBO’s unique Vicious Circle in 2005, and the same year, two episodes of his sitcom Cooked were published. Additionally, he performed as the opening actor for Dave Attell’s Insomniac Tour and co-hosted the Teen Choice Awards in 2006 with Jessica Simpson.
Dane Jeffrey Cook Career in Acting:
Beginning in late 1990, Dane Cook took on tiny acting parts. In Zak Bradley’s “Employee of the Month” in 2006, he played the lead. He co-starred with Kevin Costner in the No. 4-charting film Mr. Brooks the following year. Good Luck Chuck, which was his subsequent film, topped the comedy box office in its first weekend. In the future, he took part in several popular comedic ventures and even tried out for the Captain America role.
Dane Jeffrey Cook Awards and Achievement:
Cook received the Pixie Award in the year 2000 for “Spiral” as the best actor in an “i-feature film.” He was a four-time nominee for the “Teen Choice Award” in the “Choice Comedian” category. He took home the trophy in the year 2007. The awards, which are broadcast on Fox TV every year, are determined by teen voting.
Dane Jeffrey Cook Personal Life:
Dane Cook made a joke about the Aurora massacres in 2012, and it garnered widespread media attention. Later, he expressed regret, admitting that he erred in judgment. Until 2008, Cook’s half-brother Darryl and his wife served as his business managers. They were both found to have stolen millions of dollars from him; as a result, they were found guilty and given prison terms. The comedians’ Joe Rogan and others have accused Cook of copying their work. Since 2006, Dane Cook and his partner Raquel have shared a home. Cook’s parents both passed away from cancer. Kelsi Taylor is allegedly Dane’s girlfriend. Aspiring singer Taylor has provided backup vocals for Grammy nominees Demi Lovato and Little Big Town, among others. Despite having a 26-year age difference, the couple seemed to be getting close. Comedian Dane Cook recently made a public announcement about being engaged to Kelsi Taylor. Taylor shared images from the proposal, including one of Cook getting down on one knee and another of them sharing a kiss.
Dane Jeffrey Cook Major Work:
Dane Cook’s second album was released by Comedy Central Records in 2005 and achieved double platinum status as well as 1,264,748 US sales alone. It peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard charts. In May 2009, Comedy Central aired his fourth album, “Isolated Incident,” which was later published on CD. The brand-new record performed incredibly well, debuting at No. 4 on the Billboard 200.
Dane Jeffrey Cook Weight and Height:
Dane Cook stands 6 ft tall and his weight is 79 kilograms. His hair color is dark brown and his eye color is light brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
Dane Jeffrey Cook Net Worth:
His net worth as of 2022 is $35 million.