Danny Pudi

Danny Pudi - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Danny Pudi is a popular American comedian and actor. Danny Pudi is widely known for his role as Abed Nadir in the series “Community” for which he was nominated three times for the Critics’ Choice Television Award.

Early Life and Childhood

Danny Pudi was born on March 10, 1979, in the city of Chicago, Illinois, United States. His age is 43 years as of 2023 and his full name is Daniel Mark Pudi.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, he belongs to the Indian-Polish ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Pisces.

He was born to a businessman Abraham L. Pudi (father) and a programmer and analyst Teresa (mother). Likewise, he has one brother named Adam and one sister named Katherine.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Notre Dame College in Niles, Illinois. Later, he attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and graduated with a degree in communication and theatre in 2001. In addition, he also studied acting at The Second City theatre in Chicago.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he started his acting career in series like ER, Gilmore Girls, and The West Wing in 2006. Later, he played in short films like Cop Show in 2007, Road Trip: Beer Pong, and Nilam Auntie: An International Treasure in 2009.

Moreover, he debuted in the comedy film Road Trip: Beer Pong as Arash in 2009. Also, he acted in short films like Blowout Sale in 2010, Where the Magic Happens in 2011, Leader of the Pack in 2012, Taken to the Cleaner in 2016, and many more.

He rose to fame quickly as his acting was loved by many of his fans. Due to his great acting, he won BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award, Gold Derby TV Award, and TV Guide Award. Besides that, he has also been involved in other extracurricular activities.

He has also inspired many ambitious actors who are now doing well in the field. Furthermore, he is also a competitive runner and has participated in and completed several marathons.

In 2016, he played the main role of Sami Malik in the comedy film The Tiger Hunter. In 2018, he was featured in the movie Good Girls Get High as Mr. D.

Similarly, in 2019 he was featured as Jeff Penaras in the film titled Babysplitters. Also, he starred as Brett in the drama film The Argument. In 2021, he starred as Miller in the comedy film Flora & Ulysses.

Likewise, in 2022, he starred as Rakesh in the comedy film Corner Office and as Craig in the film American Dreamer. Recently, in 2023, he was featured as Benny in the romantic comedy film titled Somebody I Used to Know.

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Caption: Danny Pudi featured in a movie. Source: TV guide

Brand Endorsements

Aside from his earnings from acting, he has appeared in several commercials like Verizon, Snickers, McDonald’s, Pokemon, T-Mobile, and Far Cry 4which has helped him to raise his net worth.

However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands he has cooperated with. Furthermore, we may see him associated with more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Danny was nominated and has won several awards in his career. He won BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award, Gold Derby TV Award, and TV Guide Award.

Similarly, he was nominated for BTVA Television Voice Acting Award, three Critics’ Choice TV Awards, HCA Award, OFTA Television Award, TCA Award, Short Film Grand Jury Prize, and many more.

However, his best form has yet to be acknowledged by his audience and he still has much more to do. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Danny Pudi – Net Worth 2023

Danny has an estimated net worth of around $3 million and his annual salary is $170k. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his acting profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

He has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Danny married Bridget Showalter on June 5, 2004. They both met while studying at Marquette University. Moreover, it is seen that they both are happy being together at the moment.

They have twins son and a daughter named James Timothy Pudi and Fiona Leigh Pudi who was born on January 12, 2012. Also, he doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

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Caption: Danny Pudi with his family. Source: Family Nation


Danny has always been concerned with his professional life. However, he hasn’t been associated with rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage his reputation.

Danny Pudi – Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 6 Feet tall and weighs 70kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 36-30-37 inches and has beautiful black eyes and hair.

Also, his suitable dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 11(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

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Caption: Danny Pudi giving a pose. Source: IMDb

Social Media

Danny is very popular on social media and his fans love him for his positive influence on them. He is active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photo shoots with his friends.

He has 330k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @danielpudi. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @dannypudi with 667.1k followers.