If you are searching a name in Google who had ruled the Hollywood film industry in the comedy genre then we recommend that the first name is Rhys Darby. He is a New Zealand actor and comedian who is famous for his energetic physical comedy routines, telling stories accompanied with mime and sound effects.
He is also renowned, for his notable role in What We Do in the Shadows, The Boat That Rocked, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Voltron: Legendary Defender, and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Bio and family of Rhys Darby
The famous New Zealand actor and comedian, Rhys celebrates his birthday every year on 21 March. In 1974 he was born in Auckland. He had grown up with his parents at his hometown Pakuranga suburb. Belonging to the unknown ethnicity he holds a New Zealand Nationality. Apart from his birthplace and birthdate, there are no details on his family background including his parent’s name and their profession or whether he had siblings.
Educational background of Rhys Darby
The talented comedian had done his schooling from one of the schools of Auckland, Later he attended Edgewater College. He joined the New Zealand Army but later he left in 1994. He continued his studies at the University of Canterbury. Since childhood, he was very fond of acting and comedian.
Rhys Darby’s Career
Talking about the career of Darby, he started his journey as the winner of open mic contest at Southern Blues Bar in Christchurch. Then he made a comedy duo, Rhysently Granted. In 2004, he appeared in the Flight of the Conchords BBC radio series as the band’s manager Brian Nesbit alongside comedy stars such as Rob Brydon, Andy Parsons, and Jimmy Carr. In 2008, he made debut in the movie named Yes Manas Norman.
Later he appeared in The Boat That Rocked, What We Do in the Shadows, Hunt for the Wilder people, Jumanji: The Next Level, Killing Hasselhoff, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Coming & Going.
Apart from movies the talented Darby’s had done numerous Television shows such as Flight of the Conchords, The Jacquie Brown Diaries, Comedy Showcase: The Amazing Dermot, Comedy Showcase: The Fun Police, The Skinner Boys: Live At Mingara NSW, The Aquabats! Super Show!, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Thunderbirds Are Go, Voltron: Legendary Defender, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star vs. the Forces of Evil and Mike Tyson Mysteries.
In 2006, he was spotted as himself inThe Slammer named TV shows. Later he appeared himself in numerous show such as in Yo Gabba Gabba!, Rocked the Nation 2: 100 NZ Pop Culture Moments, Thank God You’re Here, The Qantas TV and Film Awards, The Rob Brydon Show, Late Show with David Letterman and Whose Line is it Anyway? Australia.
Awards and Nomination of Darby’s
As one of the finest actor and comedian in the field of entertainment industry, he won numerous Awards. In 2011and 2002 he was nominated for the Billy T Award. In 2012, He was rewarded with Fred (Dagg) award at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, for Best NZ show.
Net worth and salary of Rhys Darby
As an award-winning actor, he had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. The net worth of Rhys has been estimated at around $ 3million of US dollars. About his exact salary, it is under review yet. There is no doubt that as a talented comedian, his net worth and salary will increase in the upcoming years.
Wife and child of Rhys Darby
Rhys Darby had tied his knot with his longtime girlfriend Rosie Carnahan. The couple has two children together named Finn Darby and Theo Darby. He often shares a photo with his child on social media.
Recently there is no news on their divorced and upcoming babies.
Where he is now?
According to his Instagram account where he has more than 100 thousand followers he is currently at Los Angeles, California along with his family.