Charlie Peckham Day, also known as Charlie Day is an American actor, director, musician, voice-over actor, producer, and screenwriter. He is well known for the sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Charlie Kelly and in the movie Horrible Bosses as Dale. In addition, he was a nominee for the Best Actor in a Comedy Series at the Critics’ Choice Television Award.
The American actor was born on February 9, 1976, in The Bronx, New York, United States. He was born to father, Dr. Thomas Charles Day, a former professor of music history and mother Mary Peckham, a piano teacher. As for sibling, he has an elder sister, Alice Day.
Charlie belongs to American nationality and white by ethnicity. His birth sign is Aquarius. He grew up in Rhodes Island, United States.
As for education, he completed his high school from the Portsmouth Abbey School in Portsmouth. He received a degree in Art history from Merrimack College in North Andover in 1998.
The American actor married an actress and his co-star in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Mary Elizabeth Ellis on March 4, 2006. The two first met in the show Reno 911! where they played the role of siblings and started dating since 2004.
Ellis also had a recurring role in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as a waitress, to whom Charlie’s character had an unrequited love and obsession. They are the parents of a son, Russell Wallace Day, who was born in December 2011. The family resides in Los Angeles, California, United States.
The American actor has amassed an incredible net worth of $25 million, as of July 2019. The main source of his earnings is from TV series and movies as an actor, screenwriter, and producer.
Talking about his houses and assets, he owns a house that costs about $6.5 million at the posh foothill of Los Feliz in Los Angeles, California.
Charlie started his acting career at the Huntington Theatre as the lead role in Dead End in Boston. Since 2005, he worked in the TV show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Charlie Kelly. Besides an actor, he is also one of the executive producers and writers of the show along with Glenn Howerton and Rob McElhenney.
In July 2011, the American actor appeared in the movie Horrible Bosses alongside Jason Bateman, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Colin Farrell, and Jason Sudeikis. He also appeared in several movies such as Late Summer (2001), Bad Company (2002), A Quiet Little Marriage (2008) and many others.
In addition to acting, Day also gave his voice to Pixar animated movie Monsters University in 2013. Other movies, he worked as a voice actor are Party Central (2013), The Lego Movie (2014), The Lego Movie: 4D – A New Adventure (2016) and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019).
Moreover, he made a film directing debut in his upcoming comedy El Tonto where he plays the deaf character along with Edie Falco, John Malkovich, and Kate Beckinsale.
Charlie Day is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer and musician, known for his role in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Charlie Day is married to Mary Elizabeth Ellis who played the role of a waitress in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Yes, he has a son, Russell Wallace Day.
His net worth is $25 million as of July 2019.