Theo Von Net Worth [Comedian Turned Podcaster]

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Net Worth:$1.2 million
Profession/Career:Comedian, Podcaster
YouTube Channel:Theo Von (@TheoVon)
College:University of New Orleans
Major/Degree:BA in Human Behavior
Full Name:Theodor Capitani Von Kurnatowski III
Date of Birth (Age):March 19, 1980 (43 years old)
Place of Birth:Covington, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 10 in

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Net Worth of Theo Von

Theo Von’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $1.2 million.

Theo Von has made the majority of his money via his stand-up comedy, particularly with his two Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Specials, but the money he’s earning from YouTube and podcast is starting to see more contribution to his overall net worth as he gains numerous subscribers on a daily basis.

How much does Theo Von earn in a year?

On average for the last 6 years, Theo Von is estimated to have earned roughly $200K a year.

During this time, he has released two Netflix specials for which he is speculated to have earned around $500K for each. On top of that, he does stand-up comedy tours year-round. A comedian of his caliber can earn $500-$1,000 per show. He has also appeared in various TV shows and reportedly earns around $3K for each of his roles.

Netflix Specials

  • Theo Von: No Offense (2016)
  • Theo Von: Regular People (2021)

Television Roles

  • Reality Bites Back
  • Last Comic Standing
  • The Gauntlet
  • Battle of the Seasons
  • Fresh Meat
  • The Challenge

Currently, Theo Von has over 2.1 million followers on Instagram. He has a pretty good engagement rate at 1.72%.

An influencer typically makes anywhere from $2 to $6 per thousand followers for a sponsored post, depending on their niche and engagement rate. Taking the lower end of pay at $2 per 1,000 followers, Theo Von likely gets paid around $4,200 per sponsored post. However, with enough demand, he can dole out many of these sponsored posts per year.

On top of that, he can take on brand deals in addition to sponsored posts, which nets him extra income to boost his net worth.

Additionally, Theo Von has a YouTube channel named after himself in which he currently has over 1.25 million subscribers.

YouTube channels make between $3 to $5 per 1,000 views. Let’s take the midpoint of that at $4.

Theo Von has had his channel since 2006 and currently has over 189 million views thus far. With that view count, he has made at least $756K from YouTube ad revenue alone. He makes additional money from his podcast platform on top of that.

Did Theo Von grow up rich or poor?

Theo Von has mentioned that he grew up poor, and along with growing up poor, he grew up small. This necessitated him to embrace humor, which has undoubtedly steered him in the direction of stand-up comedy.

Theo Von’s Childhood

Theo Von was born to Polish-Nicaraguan immigrant Roland von Kurnatowski Sr. when he was 68 years old. Not much is known about his mother, Gina Capitani’s age, however, we do know that she is still alive.

Growing up Theo always felt that he could not connect with his dad, possibly due to the age difference. Unfortunately, Theo lost his father at the age of 16 and was raised by a single mother.

How did Theo Von get his start?

Theo Von initially gained traction in the entertainment industry through his appearance on the reality show “Road Rules: Maximum Velocity Tour” in 2000. This exposure on MTV’s series provided him with a platform to showcase his humor and personality to a broader audience.

After his reality TV stint, Von shifted his focus to stand-up comedy. He started performing at open-mic nights and comedy clubs, honing his skills and developing his distinct comedic style. Through dedication and hard work, he gradually built a reputation on the comedy circuit, performing in venues across the United States.

Von’s breakthrough moment arrived when he caught the attention of Comedy Central. He was featured on the network’s comedy showcase series “Comedy Central Presents” in 2009, where he had his own half-hour special. This exposure on a prominent comedy platform further solidified his presence in the industry and expanded his fan base.

Since then, Theo Von has continued to thrive in the comedy world, touring extensively, releasing comedy albums, and making appearances on various comedy podcasts and television shows. His unique storytelling abilities, Southern charm, and self-deprecating humor have endeared him to audiences and established him as a notable figure in the comedy scene.

Additionally, Von has found success as a podcast host, with his popular podcast “This Past Weekend” where he engages in conversations with guests anywhere from fellow comedian Tom Segura to Neil deGrasse Tyson and shares personal anecdotes and insights, further solidifying his position as a multi-talented entertainer.

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