If you guys have watched the '90s American children's television series, Barney & Friends, then you probably might be one of the huge fans of a child's imagination character, Barney- a lovable purple dinosaur. All credit goes to American actor David Joyner, who brought life in the character.
Completing the graduation in Electronic Engineering Technology, David's career took a big turn when he embarked on an acting journey. He is best known for working six straight seasons as the iconic children's character Barney.
How Much Is David Joyner's Net Worth?
David Joyner has been gathering the net worth from his acting and voice-over career. According to the Time magazine, the salary cap of the Hollywood actor is estimated to be $50,529 per annum.
David's career took a flight when he first auditioned for the role of Barney. In 2002, he left the series after HIT Entertainment took over Lyrick Studios. Apart from Barney & Friends, he did summon massive fortunes from ER and Hip Hop Harry.
David Joyner's portrayal as a purple dinosaur Barney (Photo: Barney.wikia.com)
Before his acting career, the Barney & Friends' actor had worked as the software analyst and the live mannequin. After completing graduation from the ITT Technical Institute of Indianapolis with an Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology in 1981, David became The Mannequin Man at shopping malls. Later in 1984, he went to Texas instrument and worked as a software analyst for six years.
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As of 2018, The Decatur-born actor has appeared in multiple TV series like Animal Kingdom as Nelson ‘Pilot’ and Just Add Magic as Victor, as per the wiki.
Is David Married Or Single Now?
The 55-year-old actor has always been known as the entertainer. Doing the live tours for a decade inside the 70-pound giant purple dinosaur, Barney, indeed overwhelmed the fans, especially 90’s kids. The man, who amuses the fans of his entertaining performance, however, has failed to answer the curiosity of audiences about his personal life.
He has always remained reluctant about his possible love affair with a girlfriend. David is yet to make an appearance with a lady in any event. Furthermore, he is yet to gush about the qualities; he is looking for in his dream wife. As of 2018, the Animal Kingdom actor is still single and is focused on entertaining the world.
David Joyner’s Facts
Here are the few intriguing facts about David Joyner that you can't miss;
- Born on 4 July 1963 in Decatur, Illinois, United States, David Joyner started studying Tantra at the age of 19. He thinks that Tantra is not all about s** but also deals with loving energy and life force energy. According to the Business Insider, David is now a tantra massage specialist and spiritual healer. On top of that, he charges $350 for a four-hour session and only accepts female clients.
- Portraying the role of Barney was not that easy for David as he had to manipulate life in the 70-pound dinosaur, that would reach up to 120 degrees inside the costume. He could barely see up to Barney's mouth.