Norm Macdonald is a well-known name. The late host was a part of a popular sketch show, Saturday Night Live, for five years. The stand-up comedian, actor, and writer succumbed to cancer and died on the 14th of September last year at 61.
Throughout his existence, Norm lived a private and low-key life. He hardly had any social media presence. On a personal front, he has a son, Dylan Macdonald. While Dylan follows in his father’s footsteps in maintaining a private life, we tried to gather some information about him.
Here’s everything to know about Dylan Macdonald, Norm’s son.
Who is Dylan Macdonald?
Dylan Macdonald is the son of Canadian actor Norm Macdonald and his ex-wife, Connie Vaillancourt. He was born in Los Angeles, California, on the 28th of October, 1992. As of 2022, Dylan is 29 years old.
It appears he is taking after his father as Dylan is involved in some comedy sketches on his YouTube Channel.
Dylan became known as Norm’s son after he appeared on The Tom Green Show in 2013 with his dad. He has also been a part of other productions, including Leaving Town, Love/Infatuation, and Nara.
What Does Dylan Macdonald Do?
Like father, like son.
Many of Norm’s fans see him in his son. Dylan is following his father in pursuing his career. He is a comedian.
Dylan once started his channel on YouTube with friends and named it 3rd Triumvirate. You can explore different comedy stories and sketches on his channel. Besides this, some videos on different topics like Idiot Savant, Spelling Bee, some bloopers, and videos of Q&A type for the fans.
All these videos and clips were uploaded on his channels six years ago. Currently, no new video is seen or known of.
Can I Find Dylan on Social Media?
Dylan’s only social media presence is his YouTube channel, which has remained inactive for a long time now. The star likes to keep everything private. Thus, you will not find Dylan Macdonald on the networking platforms like Instagram and Twitter.
What is Dylan Macdonald’s Net Worth?
Different sources suggest the varied net worth of Dylan. While some claim that his net worth ranges from $500k to $2 million, others lay down that Dylan shares a whopping net worth of $2.5 million with his father. However, no confirmation about his net worth has been given by Dylan.
His Father had a Huge Fandom
Dylan’s father. Norm Macdonalds was popular for his comedic prowess. His effortless comic sessions had gathered him a huge fandom. The whole industry mourned when the comedian passed away. He was battling cancer for nine long years.
Before Dylan died, he shot one of his performances in his living room in one take. He wanted his fans to have one last laugh if he could not beat cancer. It was a one-hour special that Norm recorded in the summer of 2020. It was evident that the comedian knew he might not be around for long. The special has been tagged ‘Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special’. You can stream it on Netflix.
At the time of his death, Norm was accompanied by his long-time producing friend, Lori Jo Hoekstra.
According to Lori, “He was most proud of his comedy. He never wanted the diagnosis to affect the way the audience or any of his loved ones saw him. Norm was a pure comic. He once wrote that a joke should catch someone by surprise. It should never pander. He certainly never pandered. Norm will be missed terribly.”
When Fans Paid Tribute to the Comedian
The news of his passing away of Norm upset all his fans. Many of his fans took social media platforms to pay tribute to him after coming to terms with his demise.
One of the fans shared on Twitter – “There’s no one I find funnier than Norm Macdonald.”
Another tweeted – “Norm Macdonald passes away. That’s sad. I loved his work.”
One of Norm’s fans still celebrates his legacy. He tweeted, “I have fallen asleep just listening to YouTube compilations of Norm Macdonald. One of those talents that could really just turn your day around. And not only told jokes better than anyone but helped people set theirs up when they were falling off rhythm. Absolute king.”