Dante Daniel Bonaduce, widely known by the name of Danny, is an American television and radio personality. His role in the famous musical sitcom, The Partridge Family as the red-headed little boy is the most celebrated performance of his career.
Early career details
Danny Bonaduce was born in Broomall, Pennsylvania on August 13, 1959, as the descendant of famous TV writer and producer, Joseph Bonaduce. He grew up with a lot of conflicts and misbehavior as a kid and had to suffer grievous abuse at the hands of his father. His mother, Betty Bonaduce tried to keep the peace between father and son but her attempts were usually ineffective.
Danny started his career at the age of 10 with small appearances in television commercials and shows. Later in 1970, he starred in the television series, The Partridge Family. He played as a wise cracking middle child of a musical family with four other siblings starred by Susan Dey, David Cassidy, Jeremy Gelbwaks, and Suzanne Crough raised by widowed mother Shirley Jones.
For the remarkable performance in the series, Danny was later honored by the Young Artist Foundation by its Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award .
Additionally, he went on to appear on the television shows like The Drew Carey Show, CHiPs, , Space Ghost Coast to Coast, and Married… with Children. He was also featured in many films among which Corvette Summer is considered to be his most memorable work.
Despite the rising fame, Danny had to battle drug and alcohol addiction in his late teens and early twenties. His addiction even led him to the homelessness at one point of his career.
What is his net worth in 2018?
Battling the drug obsession, Danny started his career as a radio host at Philadelphia's WEGX-FM in the late 80's. After few years, he went on to host the syndicated talk show, Danny! and also hosted his own radio show named The Danny Bonaduce Show.
In 2001, Danny co-hosted a daytime talk show, The Other Half and was also working as a correspondent for the Australian Morning show, Today. Along with the shows, Danny also released his first autobiography, Random Acts of Badness in 2002.
Additionally, he also starred in a VH1 reality show, Breaking Bonaduce in 2005. A year later, Danny also appeared in a recurring role in a crime drama series, CSI. In 2007, he hosted and judged a reality show named I Know My Kid’s a Star which soon became a famous platform for both the parents and children trying to get into show business.
Danny not only hosted the radio and television shows but he was also a professional boxer and wrestler. He boxed in few charity events and made his professional wrestling debut in Allstate Arena. Danny was also a key wrestler in the Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling.
Since November 2011, Danny has been hosting a music/talk show in KZOK-FM, Seattle. Along with his career, his net worth has also flourished over time. As of 2018, he has accumulated an estimated net worth of $3 million.
|Birthday||August 13, 1959|
|Age||58 Years Old|
|Place of Birth||Broomall, Pennsylvania|
|Net Worth (USD)||$ 3,000,000 - Three Million US Dollars|