Quick Facts of
- First NameSam Hyde
- Net Worth$ 1.5 million
- CareerComedian, Founder
Sam Hyde is a well-known American comedian best known as the co-founder of the sketch comedy group, Million Dollar Extreme with Nick Rochefort and Charle Carroll. Besides being a comedian, he is also a performance artist and actor.
Hyde is also engaged in various public pranks and internet bluff. He has mastered the art of hiding the difference between himself and his characters, due to this, his style of humor has been described as post-ironic.
What Is The Net Worth Of Sam Hyde?
As of January 2020, American comedian Sam Hyde has gathered an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
The versatile personality Hyde began his professional journey with a web series, Kickstarter TV in mid-2014. He came to the limelight as a co-founder of the American sketch comedy group Million Dollar Extreme (MDE). The members of the troupe include Charls Carroll and Nick Rochefort. The squad is best known for its online videos, public pranks, and anti-comedy.
Later, in August 2016 Sam grabbed the popularity after he co-wrote and acted in a television program, Million Dollar Extreme Presents World Peace along with his MDE mates.
After four months, there was an announcement that Would Peace would not be renewed for the 2nd Season. During that time, the comedian credited the cancellation to his vocal support for US President Donald Trump.
Additionally, Million Dollar Extreme squad wrote a comedy book titled How to Bomb the U.S. Gov’t and published it in 2016.
Moreover, Sam portrayed the role of Beach Goer in the movie, Birdemic 2: The Resurrection. Likewise, he also directed the film Doctor Manslave where he also played Proft. Ignatio Badtanman.
Southern Poverty Law Center Lawsuit
The Southern Law Center filed a case against the neo-Nazi blogger, Andrew Anglin, for organizing a “troll storm” against a Jewish woman in Montana. In response to that, Hyde pledged a donation of over $150,000 for his legal defense.
When the Los Angeles Times reporter, Matt Pearce asked him about his contribution to the case. He revealed that:
“Don’t worry so much about money. Worry about if people start deciding to kill reporters. That’s a quote. For the reason why, you can say I want reporters to know I make more money than them, especially Matt Pearce.”
At the same time, 6 feet 4 inches tall star also questioned Matt if he was Jewish and said that $5,000 was not a big deal to him.
Sam Hyde was born Samuel Whitcomb Hyde on April 16, 1985, in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States.
Regarding his education, the actor attended B.M.C Durfee High School and Wilton High School. From 2003 to 2004, Sam studied at Carnegie Mellon University 2003 to 2004.
Later, Sam went to Rhode Island School of Design and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in film, animation, and video in the year 2007.
Social Media Earnings
The talented figure, Sam is active on various social media. As of 2020, he has 40,326 followers on Facebook and 52.7K followers on Instagram.
As per the Influencer Marketing Hub, Hyde earns around $219 to $365 per sponsor post with an engagement rate of 12.06%.