Dave Barry Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Dave Barry (David McAlister Barry)

Last Updated: 08 Jul, 2023 | Views: 307

Age: 76

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): NoveList, Humorist, Columnist

Famous For: His Role As An Actor In Playgirl, Voice In The Mirror, And How To Seduce A Woman.

Higher Education: Graduated

Net Worth: $10 Million Approx.

Dave Barry Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
03 Jul, 1947 (76 Years 10 Months 18 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
Westchester County

Birth Place

Birth Sign


Dave Barry Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Dave Barry is an American author, columnist, and humorist. He was born in Armonk, New York, on July 3, 1947. Barry's humor and satire often touch on various topics, including everyday life, current events, and popular culture. His books include "Dave Barry Turns 40," "Dave Barry's Guide to Life," and "Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys." He also won several awards for his work, including the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1988.
Dave Barry Career:
1971: Dave Barry is a general-assignment reporter for The Daily Local News in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The writer later became a feature writer and eventually a humor columnist.
1978: Dave Barry won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for his syndicated humor column in the Miami Herald. Originally published in 1979, "Taming the Screw" is one of his best-selling books. A humorous guide to home repairs was included in the book.
The 1990s: Dave Barry wrote several best-selling books in the 1990s, including "Dave Barry Talks Back" (1991), "Dave Barry Does Japan" (1992), and "Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need" (1991). He also continued to write a humor column, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1998 for the second time.
The 2000s: Dave Barry continued to publish best-selling books, including "Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway" (2001) and "Dave Barry's Money Secrets" (2006). He co-wrote the screenplay for the 2003 film "Holes," based on a novel by Louis Sachar. He retired from writing his humor column in 2005 to focus on writing books.
The 2010s: Dave Barry wrote several more books during the 2010s, including "Lunatics" (2012), a co-written book with Alan Zweibel, and "Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland" (2016). His television appearances included "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" and "Jeopardy!"
Dave Barry Awards:
1988: Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
1999: American Library Association Notable Book Award for "Big Trouble." 
1999: Thurber Prize for American Humor for "Dave Barry Turns 50." 
2001: Books for a Better Life Award for "Dave Barry's Guide to Guys." 
2003: Will Rogers Humanitarian Award 
2019: Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists
Dave Barry Unknown Facts:
Dave Barry was a member of the Rock Bottom Remainders, which included other famous authors such as Stephen King, Amy Tan, and Mitch Albom, among others.
Dave Barry was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 2002, recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions to the state's arts.

Dave Barry Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Dave Barry Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
David Barry

Mother's Name
Not Known

Michelle Kaufman, Ann Shelnutt, Beth Lenox Barry

Sam Barry, Phil Barry

Not Known

Robert Barry

Sophie Barry

Dave Barry Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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