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Dennis Miller Net Worth, Personal Life, Career Details And More

Dennis Miller is an American stand-up comedian. He has also been a talk show host and an actor. The popular star has many fans worldwide and is an inspiration to many.

Net Worth

Dennis Millar has an estimated net worth of $100 million. The talented media personality has multiple professions and is a commentator, TV personality, actor, and comedian.  He has earned his net worth by taking part in various entertainment activities. Dennis Miller has earned his massive net worth and has a successful career in radio, films, and television. Dennis Miller has also hosted his TV talk show, and his show revolves around political and sports commentaries.


Dennis Miller was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in November 1953. Dennis managed to win $500 after he submitted a joke to the Playboy magazine’s humor competition. He was the runner-up in the competition. He hosted many popular shows such as Punch Line in the early 1980s in Pittsburgh. He started off with stand-up comedy in New York and Los Angeles and his success began from there.

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Career Details


Dennis was beaten by his fellow comic Sinbad on Star Search. The creator of Saturday Night Live Lorne Michaels witnessed Miller’s routine and was impressed by him. He was given the chance to host the Weekend Update on SNL. He continued with the team of SNL until 1991. In 1998 Dennis released his own stand-up CD that aired on HBO special.

The Dennis Miller Show launched in 1992 but hot canceled after airing for only seven months. He started hosting Dennis Miller Live that aired on HBO and it became a lot of success. He won five Emmy Awards when the show was running. The show ended in 2002. Miller started working as a color commentator for the broadcasting channel ABC’s Monday Night Football in 2000.

Personal Life

Dennis got married to former model Carolyn Espley and they were married in 1988. The couple has two sons. Dennis has a younger brother Jimmy Miller and he is one of the most successful entertainment persons in Hollywood. Jimmy is the founding member of Gold/Miller and his company has recruited many comedic actors including Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey, and Will Ferrell.

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Real Estate

Dennis and Carolyn secretly have impressive real estate assets and own property in the Santa Barbara area. Dennis and his wife bought a 4-acre estate in Montecito, California for an undisclosed amount. They sold the home for $17.5 million in 2015. They own the property that is across the street which is close to their previous mansion.

They have owned 4+ acres in Montecito for several years. They sold this property in November 2020 and earned around $49 million for selling it. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were the buyers of the home. They bought an $11.75 million beachfront home which is a few minutes’ drives to the south of Montecito. They enlisted their home for sale in 2015 and sold it over for $22.5 million.

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