Charlie Day Net Worth : Lifestyle & Media

American comedian, writer, actor, and television producer Charlie Day has an incredible net worth of $35 million.

Charles Peckham Day was his birth name and was born on February 9, 1976.

Further, He is primarily renowned for playing Charlie Kelly on the sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia that premiered in 2005 and still running on fox comedy cable.

As a matter of fact, Charlie was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award and a Satellite Award in 2011 for his role in Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Charlie Day
Charlie Day

Furthermore, he has also featured in some of the blockbuster Hollywood movies.

Charlie has starred in several hit movies, including Horrible Bosses and its 2014 sequel, Monsters University, Pacific Rim, The Lego Movie, Pacific Rim: Uprising, and The Lego Movie 2.

In fact, he was also the executive producer and writer of the Fox cable‘s comedy show The Cool Kids from 2018 to 2019.

In this article, we will go into detail about his net worth, income, and lifestyle.

Quick Facts

Let’s look out for some quick facts about the American star actor Charlie Day.

Born Name Charles Peckham Day
Nickname Charlie Day
Date of Birth 9 February 1976
Height 5 feet 5 inches (168 cm)
Weight 65 kg (168 cm)
Age 48Years Old
Country of Origin United States of America
Birth Place/City The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Religion Christian
Profession Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Comedian
Career 2000-present
Net Worth $35 Million
Gender Male
Hair color Dark Brown
Eye color Green
Sexual Orientation Straight
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
School  Portsmouth Abbey School
College Merrimack College
Father’s Name Thomas Charles Day
Mother’s Name  Mary Day (née Peckham)
Siblings 1  ( Alice Day)
Marital Status Married
Spouse/Wife Name Mary Elizabeth Ellis (m. 2006)
Children/Kids Name 1 kid (Russell Wallace Day)
Social Media
Last Update July, 2024


On February 9, 1976, Charlie Day was born in Manhattan, New York City, the U.S.

Further, he was the son of Mary Peckham, a piano teacher, and Thomas Charles Day, a retired professor of music history at Salve Regina University.

Although Charlie Day was born in Manhattan, he was raised in Rhode Island, Middleton, as they moved because his father’s job was in Rhode Island.

Further, Charlie studied arts and history at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts.

Moreover, the American TV star has an honorary Ph.D. degree from Merrimack College.

Besides, he also gave quite a commencement speech to graduating class of Merrimack College while he received his Ph.D. degree.

Charlie receiving honorary Ph.D. degree
Charlie receiving an honorary Ph.D. degree.

In addition, Charlie was very much into acting and played since high school and has performed in several plays in student theater organizations at Merrimack College, Massachusetts.

Charlie Day follows his strict routine every day. He wakes up super early and heads gym in the early morning every day, and always has his to-do list every day.

Furthermore, he was born in a middle-class family and had to work his way up to where he is today.

In fact, he is not fond of any kinds of jewelry or spending his money on what he calls “show off.”

Houses, Cars, & Watches


Charlie Day and his wife Mary Elizabeth Ellis purchased a gorgeous mansion in Silver Lake for $660,000.

Further, this mansion covers an opulent living area of 1500 square feet with four bedrooms and five bathrooms.

Later in 2014, the couple listed this mansion for sale at the price of $799,000.

Charlie Day and his wife bought a luxurious property in Los Angeles worth $6.525 million.

Charlie Day house in Los Angeles
Charlie Day house in Los Angeles

Moreover, this immense mansion sits on 5,600 square feet and has 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and a  spacious swimming pool.

In addition, the magnificent views of the city can be observed from this property.


The American comedian-actor Charlie Day does not fancy buying luxurious cars and discloses less about his automobiles.

However, he has a Toyota estimate that has an estimated starting price of $21000 and rockets up to $40000

The next automobile he owns is a 2021 Jeep Wrangler, which is worth around $32,000.

Additionally, a Wrangler’s 2-door off-road SUV model features a 310 horsepower engine with 280 pounds per foot torque at 6800 RPM.


Charlie Day wears a classic Audemars Piguet watch.

The price of this elegant watch starts from $10 thousand and increases as per the custom design order.


In 1992, Charlie played the character of Abdullah in a Tennessee Williams at the Williamstown Theatre Festival Williamstown.

Further, the American actor once in a lifetime honor to host the most popular talk show Saturday Night Live in 2005.

Saturday Night Late show with Charlie Day featuring Maroon 5
Saturday Night Late show with Charlie Day featuring Maroon 5

This may come as a bit of a surprise that he has been featured in the U.S. Playboy magazine of December 2014.

The immense fame of Charlie day is earned himself to be featured in one of the renowned U.S. magazine Rolling Stone.

The Rollin stone magazine of October 24, 2013, had this article about Charlie entitled “The Eternal Sunshine of Charlie Day.”

In addition, Charlie has featured in several video games such as the Disney Infinity in 2013 and the Lego Dimensions in 2015

Investments & Endorsement


It seems like The American actor Charlie Day likes to keep his investment private.

As soon as we get any news about Charlie’s investments, we will update it in this post, so keep in touch with this page.


Charlie Day has several endorsement deals with popular brands and companies.

Apart from his career, he generates a huge amount of money from his appearance in advertisements and endorsement deals.

Further, the American Actor Charlie makes around $2,000 to $3,000 per sponsored post on his Instagram.

Furthermore, Charlie has done a commercial, DirectTV NFL, for the famous American football franchise NFL.

Some of the other advertisements Charlie starred in are Vacation, Hollars, American Red Cross, Hulu.

However, the exact details about his endorsement deals are still unknown, but we can say that he makes a bundle of money from endorsements and commercials.

Charlie Days’s Career

Charlie day had a big dream of just playing small roles and narration in the Independent Film Channel.

In 2005, Charlie signed his first-ever sitcom entitled It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Besides being a lead role in the sitcom, he was also executive producer and writer for the famous TV series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”

Moreover, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is the longest-running sitcom in American history.

American actor Charlie has also featured in several other shows, including  Law & Order and Reno 911.

Furthermore, He was the host for one episode of the Saturday Night Live show on November 5, 2011, that featured a famous pop-rock band, Maroon 5.

In 2011, Charlie’s first movie, Horrible Bosses, was released, which gained him fame in the Hollywood industry.

Moreover, this movie was the highest-grossing black comedy ever, with a total earning of $209 million.

In 2014, he starred in Horrible Bosses 2, the sequel of Horrible Bosses.

However, Horrible Bosses 2 was an utter failure and even criticized for the depiction of racial discrimination.

Additionally, he has played in several other films such as Hotel Artemis, The Lego Movie, Going the Distance, Fist Fight.

In 2013, Charlie starred in an American science fiction film named Pacific Rim, a box office hit.

Pacific Rim was a blockbuster film and succeeded in earning a whopping $411 million at the box office.

In addition, Charlie has worked as a producer of TV series including The Cool Kids, Mythic Quest, How to Be a Gentleman, Unsupervised.

It won’t be long until we see him as a director and producer of films in the near future.


The American actor Carlie Day is a generous and kind-hearted guy.

Further, it can often be seen that Charlie involving himself in as many charity works and events as he can.

Moreover, the actress has also donated over $130,000 to a charity organization named Stand Up 2 Cancer.

Further, this foundation helps people who are struggling to afford money for their therapy.

Similarly, this charity fulfills the basic needs of poor cancer patients and also fundraising campaigns annually.

Likewise, He has donated $50,000 to charitable foundations named the American Red Cross Society.

Furthermore, Charlie is often known as a Cool kid and has been indulged in several foundations that support vulnerable children.

In fact, he was seen in numbers fundraising campaign, including a fundraising campaign for EPIC KIDZ.

Awards & Nominations

In 20211, Charles Day earned a nomination for two awards for his performance in ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.’

The first nomination was for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011.

Second of all, he was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor in the Television Series Musical or Comedy.

Similarly, the American Actor has been nominated by the MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2015 and Teen Choice Awards in 2017

Some Interesting facts

Charlie Day received an honorary Ph.D.  from Merrimack College in 2014.  Charlie is the only member of his family without a music degree as his elder sister Alice is also equipped with a Ph.D. in music.

Further, Charlie and his wife played in Reno 911 as a brother and sister. It may surprise many fans that their character, brother and sister, were dating in the series.

Although he enjoys and loves living in Philadelphia, he doesn’t like classic foods of Philadelphia, such as a Philly staple & a Philly cheesesteak.

FAQS about Charlie Day

What is Charlie Day famous for?

Charlie day is an American actor mostly known for the character in the TV series called It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Does Charlie Day have a Ph.D. degree?

Yes, he has a Ph.D. degree; indeed, he has an honorary Ph.D. degree from Merrimack College.

Does Charlie Day have a tattoo?

Charlie, an American actor, has a tattoo on his left forearm. In fact, he inked it himself, and it reads “Bad New,” which was supposed to read “Bad News.”

He was, however, interrupted in the midst of a tattoo session and hilariously misspelled the word.


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