Bo Burnham Net Worth : Rising Star in Music and Comedy Career

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What is Bo Burnham’s net worth? Bo Burnham net worth originates from his professional music and comedy career.

Robert Pickering “Bo” Burnham is an American comedian, singer, actor, film director, screenwriter, and poet. Bo Burnham’s net worth is US$ 4 Million.

Early Life & Education

Robert Pickering Burnham was born in Hamilton, Massachusetts, on August 21, 1990.

In 2008, he graduated from St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts, where he was on the honor list and participated in theatre and the campus ministry program.

He was enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts to study experimental theatre but instead postponed his admittance for a year to pursue a career in comedy.


bo burnham net worth

In 2006, Burnham recorded himself playing two songs and released them on YouTube to share with his family. They immediately got popular through YouTube,, and other sites.

Burnham wrote and released songs about white supremacy, Helen Keller‘s disabilities, homosexuality, and more.

Burnham filmed a performance in London for Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up in January 2008 (aired June 30), making him the youngest person to do so at the age of 18, and signed a four-record contract with Comedy Central Records.

In August 2010, Burnham was nominated for “Best Comedy Show” at the 2010 Edinburgh Comedy Awards after his maiden performance (of Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words) (of Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words). He instead earned the “Panel Reward”, a £5,000 prize for “the performance or artist who has most captured the comic spirit of the 2010 Fringe”.

Burnham wrote and directed his debut feature picture, Eighth Grade, which was produced and released by A24 and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2018.

Burnham has also directed two comedy specials, Jerrod Carmichael: 8 (2017) for HBO and Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018) for Netflix.

In 2020, he played with Carey Mulligan in Emerald Fennell’s black comedic revenge film Promising Young Woman.

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Bo Burnham’s net worth in 2021 is $4 Million.

Few Bo Burnham Facts

He’s a published poet

His name isn’t really bo, it’s Robert Pickering Burnham

He was admitted to NYU

He has a successful YouTube channel

Top Bo Burnham Quotes

“What’s essential is that you stay loyal to yourself. Because when you join the real world, the most valuable thing you can contribute is all your you-ness. The world doesn’t need any more attractive ladies or strong males or slick talkers – the world needs more of you. And don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.”  Bo Burnham

bo burnham net worth

“Laughter is the best medicine, y’know, besides medicine.”   Bo Burnham

“I adore you just the way you are but you don’t see you as I do. You shouldn’t try too hard to be flawless. Trust me, perfect should try to be you.”  Bo Burnham

“Once a week, I prefer to go into a profound existential sadness when I lose all my feeling of oneness and self-worth.”  Bo Burnham

“Squaring numbers are much like women. If they’re under thirteen, simply do them in your head.” ~ Bo Burnham

“People do grumble about the way I perform on stage… They believe on stage I act too haughty, too self-obsessed, solecistic, self-contained, synonyms.”   Bo Burnham

“Maybe life on earth may be heaven, doesn’t just the concept of it make it worth a try?” ~ Bo Burnham

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“How old is too old to stop believing in, like, the tooth fairy? Like 12? I’ve got a cousin who is 18… Yeah, still believes in homosexual marriage.” ~ Bo Burnham

“The traditional comic says there’s nothing that’s forbidden; if you laugh at one thing you’ve got to laugh at everything, that comedy is taking people to dark corners and showing them the light.” ~ Bo Burnham

As of 2021, Bo Burnham’s net worth is $4 Million.


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