On September 21, 1959, David Alan Coulier was born in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Previously, his surname was spelled Couwlier. David Alan and Arlen Couwlier are his parents.
He went to Harper Woods, Michigan’s Notre Dame High School, where he played varsity ice hockey. He began performing stand-up comedy in high school, and he was known for mimicking school staff, including his principal, over the school’s PA system.
Coulier was a student at the University of Michigan for a year before dropping out to focus on his comedic career.
Dave Coulier Net Worth
Dave Coulier is a $5 million stand-up comedian from the United States. Dave Coulier is an actor, comedian, voice-over artist, and excellent impressionist who began his career as a stand-up comedian before landing a role on the hit sitcom “Full House” in 1987. He has mostly focused on voice-over and hosting work since leaving “Full House.”
Dave Coulier Career
Coulier has recognized for his voice work on shows such as “Extreme Ghostbusters” (1997), “The Real Ghostbusters” (1987-1991), “Muppet Babies” (1986-1991), “Scooby and Scrappy-Doo” (1979), “The Jetsons” (1985), and “Rude Dog and the Dweebs” (1989), among others. His ability to imitate celebrities and cartoon characters is a big part of his comic approach.
Coulier actually remained on his sofa with Bob Saget, his future “Full House” co-star, while he fought to get his career off the ground in the early 1980s. They met on the comedy circuit in Los Angeles and became fast friends. He landed what he thought would be his big break in 1986 when he was cast as a player on “Saturday Night Live.”
However, due to casting changes made just before the season began, he was removed from the show. Producers reportedly feared his comedic approach was too similar to Dana Carvey’s, who was also set to join the show in 1986. Coulier, on the other hand, earned the role of Joey Gladstone on the ABC sitcom “Full House” the following year.
Bob Saget, John Stamos, Candace Cameron, Jodie Sweetin, Mary-Kate, Ashley Olsen, and Lori Loughlin were among his many co-stars in the hugely successful sitcom. Coulier’s profile and career grew as a result of the show’s popularity. He was on the show from 1987 through 1995, when it was terminated.
Coulier continued to work as a voice actor after the finale of “Full House.” To name a few, he played characters on “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” (1995), “Freakazoid!” (1995), “The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries” (1995), “The Zeta Project” (2002), “Dexter’s Laboratory” (2002), “Teen Titans” (2003), “Felix the Cat Saves Christmas” (2004), and “Robot Chicken” (2005-2019).
He’s also been in television shows like “How I Met Your Mother” (2013), “Grandfathered” (2015), and “Dollface,” as well as the films “The Thirteenth Year” (1999), “The Even Stevens Movie” (2003), and “Shredderman Rules!” (2007). (2019). He also played Joey Gladstone in the program “Fuller House” (2016-2020), which was created as a sequel to the original “Full House.”
Coulier has also appeared on reality television multiple times. He was a cast member of the reality television series “The Surreal Life,” which ran on The WB from 2003 to 2004. He then participated in three episodes of Fox’s “Skating with Celebrities” in 2006.
The show was an American adaptation of the British show “Dancing of Ice,” and it followed a similar pattern to ABC’s successful competition show “Dancing with the Stars,” however it concentrated on ice skating rather than dancing. Coulier was paired with Nancy Kerrigan, a former Olympic figure skater from the United States; the duo was the third to be eliminated from the competition. He also appeared on the sixth celebrity version of “Worst Cooks in America,” a reality competition show (2020).
Coulier has also established himself as a talk show host. In 1990, he hosted “America’s Funniest People,” which was followed by “World’s Funniest Videos,” “America’s Most Talented Kid,” and “The Grade School Game.” He continues to perform stand-up comedy across the United States and Canada. “Cut It Out,” his solo comedy album, is available.
Dave Coulier Personal Experiences
Coulier’s first wife, Jayne Modean, was his first wife for two years in the early 1990s. They have a son named Luc who is their only child together (born in 1990). After that, he dated Alanis Morissette, a singer.
Coulier and Morissette broke up shortly before she began writing on her album “Jagged Little Pill” (1995), and it is speculated that the song “You Oughta Know” by Morissette is about Coulier. In 2005, he began dating Melissa Bring, a photographer, and producer. In 2014, they married.
He also enjoys ice hockey and has been known to attend charity events held by the Detroit Red Wings. His other favorite professional sports team is the Detroit Tigers of baseball.
Dave Coulier Aviation
Coulier is a licensed private pilot and an ardent flier, having acquired his pilot’s license in 1979. He owns a B35 Bonanza and flies it.
Dave Coulier Real Estate
Coulier paid $1 million for a property in Encino, California, in 2001. He’s tried to sell the house several times over the years, the most recent being in 2017 when it was listed for little under $2 million.