Man of many talents, Dante Basco is one of the most talented people currently working in show business. His career spans more than 3 decades in show business. He has worked as an actor, voice actor, and dancer. From his excellent career, he has amassed a net worth of $500 thousand.
Starting his career back in 1988 with the movie Moonwalker as Romeo, he slowly made a name for himself in show business and has won 2 out of 3 awards for which he has been nominated. Some of his notable works include “Jarhead 3: The Siege”, “Blood and Bone” and Murder101.
Likewise, his notable roles on TV include The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Steve Harvey Show, Providence among others. In similar fashion, he also works as a voice actor and is best known for voicing Prince Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Basco’s career is an exemplary career for all aspiring people who want to make a living by working in show business. Regularly appearing in various TV shows and movies he is involved in the web series JustKiddingNews as of April 2019. He started working in the show in 2013 and is still very much active in the business.
A photo of Basco at an event
One of his first films was Moonwalker in 1988 and Cold Dog Soup in 1990. Similarly, he also started his career on TV with his film career in 1988 with the TV show The Wonder Years. His career was more prominent in the animated series genre.
One of his first major jobs was that of a voice actor in American Dragon: Jake Long. Similarly, he also voiced Jake Long in an episode of Lilo & Stitch: The Series. Then in 2005, he voiced Zuko in the worldwide beloved Avatar: The Last Airbender. He also worked in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody for 2 episodes.
Some of his other notable works are Scarface: The World is Yours, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth.
His earnings and salary are not available in the media as well as tabloid sources however, the average salary for an actor is around $39.84 per hour. Similarly, the average pay for a voice actor is around $35,360 which converts to around $17.50 per hour.
Likewise, the average musician earns around $39,341 per year which is $20.18 per hour. Dancers also earn an average salary of $34,219 per year.
Basco is a hugely popular name among fans of animated series as well as movies, due to this he has been hired by some companies to advertise their products. He acted in a commercial for Heroes/Turbotax.
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Actors such as Basco can earn a lot of money from commercials, in fact, if their commercial is aired for 13 weeks then according to Sapling, the actor will earn a reported $1,662. This also means that they can earn up to $150,000 from commercial alone.
He is also popularly on social media and has over 79k followers on Instagram as of April 2019. According to Influencermarketinghub, his account generates around an estimated $318 to $530 per post.
Also, the estimated earnings from his YouTube channel is around $2 to $33 monthly or $25 to $397 yearly.
Regarding his assets, he resides in a Beverly Hills apartment where the average rent is around $1396. The average value for a house in Beverly Hills is around $3,581,900.
The star also regularly takes vacations one of which he recorded and posted YouTube. He visited Siargao Island which costs around $1,207 and the package costs around $80.
The actor also has insurance for his body as he has to perform various stunts which may be harmful to his body.
The actor has also provided some funds for charity and noble causes. He also performed at the All-Star Charity Slam.
Dante Basco was born on August 29, 1975, in Pittsburg, California, U.S. Although information about his parents are not available he has four siblings. His brother is also an actor by the name of Dion Basco. He is an American by nationality and is White- Asian by ethnicity.
He went to Orange County High School of the Arts in the Music and Theatre Conservatory. He graduated from the school in 1993.
As of April 2019, he is possibly single and unmarried. There is no information about his prior relationships and love life in the media. He prefers to remain secretive about his dates and love interests.
He stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches.