David John Franco is an American actor and filmmaker who was born on June 12, 1985. He started in small roles in movies like Charlie St. Cloud (2010) and Superbad (2007). Franco made his big screen debut in the buddy comedy 21 Jump Street (2012), after landing a lead part in the ninth season of the comedy series Scrubs.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Additionally, Franco starred in the films Neighbors (2014), Nerve (2016), The Disaster Artist (2017), Fright Night (2011), Now You See Me (2013), and its sequel Now You See Me 2 (2016). He made his directing debut in 2020 with The Rental, starring Alison Brie, his wife.

Quick Info

FULL NAMEDavid John Franco
BORNJune 12, 1985
AGE38 years old (2023)
BIRTHPLACEPalo Alto, California
PROFESSIONActor and Filmmaker
HEIGHT5 feet 6 inches (170cm)
SPOUSEAlison Brie
NET WORTH$10 Million

How was the early life of Dave Franco?

On June 12, 1985, David John Franco was born in Palo Alto, California. His father was Douglas Eugene Francowas the head of a Silicon Valley company. His mother Betsy Lou (née Verne) is a poet, author, and editor. Douglas Eugene and  Betsy Lou welcomed him into the world. His parents met at Stanford University when they were both students.

He was raised in California, as with his two older brothers, Tom and James. His ancestors are Portuguese, Russian, and Swedish. His mother, who is Jewish with a Russo-Jewish culture, changed her family’s surname from “Verovitz” to “Verne” over time.

Franco had planned to become a creative writing teacher in a high school, so he enrolled at the University of Southern California. He gives some of his love of writing to his mother, a poet and writer. But when his brother James’s manager convinced him to enroll in a theater class during his second year of college. James had already started his acting career. He began to take an interest in acting.

Dave Franco career

In 2006, Dave Franco made his television debut in the drama series “7th Heaven” on The CW. With multiple roles in TV series like “Do Not Disturb” and “Young Justice” as well as movies like “Superbad(2007), “After Sex(2007), “The Shortcut(2009), and “The Broken Tower(2011), he continued to grow his career.

Alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Michael Caine, Mélanie Laurent, and Morgan Freeman, he also starred in the 2013 heist thriller film “Now You See Me“. He performed in the role of Jack Wilder. Despite receiving mixed reviews from viewers, the first film was a box office success, earning $351.7 million worldwide on a $75 million budget.

Source: Variety

Franco participated in other projects in addition to his on-screen roles. In 2020, he made his directing debut with the horror-thriller movie “The Rental”. Together with Joe Swanberg, he co-wrote the script. Sheila Vand, Dan Stevens, Jeremy Allen White, and Alison Brie are among the cast members of the movie, which is planned for release in July 2020. Additionally, he provides voice acting, having done so for the Marvel video gameMarvel Avengers Academy” as Tony Stark.

Who is Dave Franco wife?

Dave Franco and Alison Brie both personal and professional lives have been successfully married. In 2012, he started dating the actress Alison Brie. In August 2015 Brie and Franco engaged. On March 13, 2017, the couple married in a private ceremony. From 2008 to 2009, he was romantically connected to actress Dianna Agron.

Source: People

The strong couple costarred in The Disaster Artist and The Little Hours in 2017. Then, in 2020, Franco directed his first feature film, The Rental, which starred Brie. In their romantic comedy, Somebody I Used to Know, which they co-wrote, Franco once more directed his wife.

How much is Dave Franco Worth?

Dave Franco is an Actor from the United States and has a net worth of $10 million US dollars. The actor James Franco has a younger brother named Dave Franco. Known for his leading part in the ninth season of “Scrubs” on television, Dave Franco has also starred in movies such as “Neighbors” (2014), “21 Jump Street” (2012), “Now You See Me” (2013), and “Now You See Me 2” (2016).

He was back on top all of a sudden. According to an article published on Sunday, December 10, by People With Money, Franco is the highest-paid actor in the world, having earned an incredible $46 million between November 2022 and November 2023. He earned nearly $20 million more than his closest competitor.

Franco is well-known for his charity work and he has taken part in numerous events and donation campaigns to promote causes like children’s hospitals and cancer research.

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