Danny Bonaduce is an actor, radio personality, professional wrestler, comedian, and television personality from the United States. Moreover, Danny Bonaduce is also the son of veteran TV writer and Producer Joseph Bonaduce popular for his work in “The Dick Van Dyke Show”, “One Day at a Time”, and many more. Additionally, he was a famous child actor of the 1970s TV sitcom “The Partridge Family”.
Table of Biography
Danny Bonaduce was born in Broomall, Pennsylvania, the United States on August 13, 1959. He was born under the zodiac sign Leo and he is currently 62 years old as of 2022. Moreover, his real birth name is Dante Daniel Bonaduce. His father Joseph Bonaduce worked as a TV writer and producer while his mother Betty Bonaduce was a housewife.
According to him, he grew up in a dysfunctional family and suffered severe physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. Additionally, he holds American nationality from birth and follows the Christian religion from birth. Unfortunately, there is no information about his ethnic background as he has not revealed it to the public and news media.
Talking about Danny Bonaduce’s academic qualification, there is not much detailed information regarding his educational life. Considering his success as an actor, we can assume that he completed his education at a well-known University.
Danny Bonaduce appeared in a small role in Bewitched’s season 5 episode called “Going Ape” on February 27, 1969. Moreover, he appeared as a young boy in the park whose chimpanzee follows Samantha and Tabitha home. On the first-season episode Jonathan Tells It Like It Was, he appeared in a substantial role on The Ghost & Mrs. Muit series. After that, he played competitor Danny Shoemaker in a history essay contest with Mrs. Muir’s son Jonathan.
He played the role of Danny Partridge a member of the musical Partridge family in The Partridge Family show. On the show, he played bass guitar for the band and his younger siblings Tracy and Chris who appeared as percussionists. From 1970 to 1974, the series ran for four seasons and in 2003 received the Former Child Star “Lifetime Achievement” Award for his role on the series.
After that, he appeared on an episode of Space Ghost Coast to Coast in the year 1994. Additionally, he guest-starred in the first two episodes of the seventh season of “CSI Crime Scene Investigations” and the fourth season of “The Drew Carey Show”. After that, he appeared as himself on the detective series Monk and on the show Girlfriends. Moreover, he also appeared as a guest with J D Roth on a celebrity episode of Sex Wars.
After that, he appeared in the Christmas episode “Sabrina, Nipping at Your Nose” of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch in 1999. In 1994, he hosted the segment “Bonaduce’s Buzz” as part of WMAQ-TV’s morning newscast during his radio work. He also hosted “Danny!” a syndicated talk show featuring the house band The Critics during the 1995-96 TV season.
Pro wrestling, Writing, and More Television Shows
Later, he co-hosted a daytime talk show “The Other Half” from 2001 to 2003. After that, he appeared in a VH1 reality show titled Breaking Bonaduce in 2005 about his turbulent life with his wife Gretchen. He has also boxed Donny Osmond and former Brady Barry Williams in charity events and won both fights. He also defeated “Reverend” Bob Levy by a TKO on September 13, 2008. After that, he boxed baseball player Jose Canseco at a charity event in the Philadelphia area which became a draw. He made his professional wrestling debut in a “dark match” at the Spring Stampede in Chicago in April 1994.
After that, he stepped into the ring at the Rosemont Horizon on April 17, 1994. He had his second professional wrestling match at Total Nonstop Action Wrestling’s April pay-per-view event Lockdown against Eric Young. Moreover, he has also released an autobiography titled “Random Acts of Badness” in 2002.
Achievements and Net Worth
Danny Bonaduce received a nomination for the CableACE Award for Performance in a Comedy Special in 1995. Additionally, he also received nominations for two TV Land Awards in 2003 and 2006.
Danny Bonaduce has garnered a huge amount of money as an actor, comedian, writer, and many more. According to online sources, he has an estimated net worth of $45 million from his works as an actor, comedian, and writer.
Danny Bonaduce married his third wife named Amy Railsback in 2010. Before that, he married his first wife Setsuko Hattori and his second wife Gretchen Hilmer but divorced them. Moreover, he has a daughter named Isabell and a son named Dante with his second wife Gretchen Hilmer.
Talking about Danny Bonaduce’s rumors and controversy, he’s not a part of them until now. Additionally, he likes to spend his time with his family and focus on his work rather than being involved in rumors.
Body Measurement and Social media
Danny Bonaduce has dark brown eyes and blonde hair with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and a weight of 75 Kg. Besides that, there is no further information about Bonaduce’s other body measurements.
Danny Bonaduce is pretty active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. His Instagram account @therealdannybonaduce has 9600 followers. On Twitter, he has over 51 thousand followers on his account @TheDoochMan. His Facebook page “Danny Bonaduce” has over 6.4 thousand followers.