Dan Cortese Net Worth

Dan Cortese Net Worth 2022: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Daniel James Cortese net worth is
$1.5 Million

Daniel James Cortese Wiki Biography

Daniel James Cortese was born on the 14th September 1967 in Sweickley, Pennsylvania USA, of part-Sicilian ancestry, and is an actor, television host and spokesperson probably best known to the world as Perry Rollins in the TV series “Veronica’s Closet” (1997-2000), and as Vic Meladeo in another TV series – “What I Like About You” (2003-2006) – among many other differing appearances. His career started in the late ‘80s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Dan Cortese is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Cortese’s net worth is as high as $1.5 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry. Apart from acting, Dan has worked as the host of several shows, such as “My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad” (2008), and “Money Hungry” (2010), which also improved his wealth.

Dan Cortese Net Worth $1.5 Million

Although Dan was born on Sewickley, he received his high school education at Quaker Valley High School, located in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania, where he excelled in football and basketball, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of North Carolina, where he continued with his football career. He was a backup quarterback, however he didn’t see any playing time during the Tar Heels Aloha Bowl run in 1986. Dan graduated in 1988 with a BA degree in broadcasting.

His first big break came in 1992 when he started hosting “Fox/MTV Guide to Summer ’92”, while from 1992 until 1997 he served as host of “MTV Sports”. Concurrently in 1993 he starred as Arthur Clark in the remake of “Route 66”, while also appearing in the sci-fi action film “Demolition Man”, starring Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes and Sandra Bullock. He then portrayed Chris in the TV drama series “Traps” (1994), while in 1995 he was selected for the role of Jess Hanson in the TV series “Melrose Place”, as the half-brother of Jack Hanson (Grant Show). The following year he starred in the horror thriller “The Lottery”, while in 1997 he was selected for the role of Perry Rollins in the Golden Globe Award-nominated comedy TV series “Veronica’s Closet” (1997-2000), which celebrated him as an actor and increased his wealth to a large degree.

Three years after his stint on the series ended, Dan was selected for the role of Vic Meladeo in another comedy TV series “What I Like About You” (2003-2006), further increasing his net worth. Dan continued with his television roles, and in 2009 portrayed Onno in “Surviving Suburbia”, which also contributed to his wealth. However, since then, Dan hasn’t had any notable roles, with his last known appearance in an episode of the TV series “Hot in Cleveland” in 2012.

Regarding his personal life, Dan has been married to Dee Dee Hemby since 1994, with whom he has two children. However, according to media reports in early-2017, the two are in the divorce process.

Full NameDan Cortese
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 14, 1967
Place Of BirthSewickley, Pennsylvania, United States
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack, Director
EducationUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SpouseDee Dee Hemby
ChildrenRoman Cortese, India Isabella Cortese
ParentsMary Lou Cortese, Vince Cortese
MoviesSoccer Mom, Everybody Wants to Be Italian, Locusts: The 8th Plague, House Blend, The Triangle, After Sex, Volcano: Fire on the Mountain, The Lottery, Demolition Man, Family Dinner, At First Site
TV ShowsMTV Sports, Veronica's Closet, Rock Me Baby, My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad, Crash Course, Money Hungry, Guinness World Records Gone Wild, The Single Guy, Traps, Route 66 (1993)
1Mentioned on Saturday night live by Bill Hader, 5 times in one sketch.
2Currently lives in Malibu, Ca [May 2006]
3Enjoys grande caramel quad macchiatos from Starbucks.
4Is of Sicilian descent.
5Children: India Isabella and Roman
6Attended the University of North Carolina.
7His surname is pronounced Cor-tez.


Changing SeasonscompletedJeff
Guinness World Records Gone Wild2013TV SeriesHost / Himself
Hot in Cleveland2012TV SeriesJimmy Armstrong
Man Up2011TV SeriesDennis Mayder
Brain Trust2011TV MovieJake Axelrod
Castle2010TV SeriesHoward Weisberg
Surviving Suburbia2009TV SeriesOnno
Family Dinner2009Video shortJohn Graham
Soccer Mom2008/ILorenzo Vincenzo
Everybody Wants to Be Italian2007Michael
What I Like About You2003-2006TV SeriesVic Meladeo / Vic
Locusts: The 8th Plague2005TV MovieColt Denton
Joey2005TV SeriesChuck
Grown Men2005TV Movie
CSI: Miami2004TV SeriesSal Coleman
8 Simple Rules2004TV SeriesCoach Scott
Rock Me, Baby2003-2004TV SeriesJimmy Cox
In-Laws2003TV SeriesBobby Robutelli
Andy Richter Controls the Universe2002TV SeriesBen / Peter
House Blend2002TV MovieDave Reed
Ball & Chain2001TV MovieEdgar Bulson
Inside Schwartz2001TV SeriesChuck
The Triangle2001TV MovieTommy Devane
Veronica's Closet1997-2000TV SeriesPerry Rollins / Laird Perry Rollins
That's Life2000TV SeriesProfessor Jeff Cahill
Baby Blues2000TV SeriesRay
After Sex2000John
The Single Guy1997TV SeriesDan Montgomery
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain1997TV MoviePeter Slater
The Lottery1996TV MovieJason Smith
Two Guys Talkin' About Girls1996VideoJoey Fortone
A Weekend in the Country1996TV MovieThunder
Public Enemies1996VideoMelvin Purvis
Caroline in the City1996TV SeriesScott
Melrose Place1995TV SeriesJess Hanson
Traps1994TV SeriesChris
Seinfeld1994TV SeriesTony
Demolition Man1993Taco Bell Entertainer
Route 661993TV SeriesArthur Clark
Something Is Out There1988TV SeriesJack Breslin
General College1987TV SeriesKyle Donovan


What I Like About You2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
Rock Me, Baby2004TV Series performer - 1 episode


What I Like About You2006TV Series 1 episode


1995 VH1 Honors1995TV MovieHimself
Sixth Annual Rock N' Jock Softball Challenge1995TV SpecialHomeboys Coach
Fourth Annual Rock N' Jock B-Ball Jam1994TV SpecialBricklayers Coach
The Arsenio Hall Show1994TV SeriesHimself
MTV Sports1993TV SeriesHimself - Host
MTV Video Music Awards 19931993TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHimself
Fox/MTV Guide to Summer '921992TV MovieHimself - Host
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Guinness World Records Unleashed2013TV SeriesHimself - Host
Katie2013TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Guinness World Records Gone Wild2013TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Jeff Probst Show2013TV SeriesHimself
Hooters 2011 International Swimsuit Pageant2011TV MovieHimself - Emcee
The Hooters 2011 Swimsuit Pageant2011TV MovieHimself - Emcee
Money Hungry2010TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Hooters 2010 International Swimsuit Pageant2010TV MovieHimself - Host
Crash Course2009TV SeriesHimself - Host
That Morning Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself
The Superstars2009TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHimself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003-2004TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Host
Pyramid2002TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
We Married Margo2000Himself
MTV Uncensored1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards1998TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Series
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997-1998TV SeriesHimself
Jeopardy!1998TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
The Daily Show1998TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993-1998TV SeriesHimself
Fifth Annual Rock N' Jock B-Ball Jam1995TV SpecialBricklayers Coach
Off Camera with Dean Cain1995TV SeriesHimself

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Celebrities Uncensored2004TV SeriesHimself

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