Bo Burnham Comedian, Phoebe Bridgers, Height, and Age

Bo Burnham Biography

Bo Burnham (Full Name: Robert Pickering “Bo” Burnham ) is a popular American stand-up comedian, filmmaker, actor, YouTuber, and Musician. His work includes making music, sketches, and stand-up comedy, always with a dramatic or tragic twist, mostly left open to interpretation.

In 2006, Bo created a YouTube channel, posting videos of him playing comedic songs that he wrote, always featuring wordplay and taboo or dark subject matter.  Besides only being in his late teens, his music videos quickly rose to fame, making him one of the recent YouTube stars. Bo started creating albums featuring his songs, like Bo fo Sho (2008) and the self-titled album Bo Burnham (2009).

He moved his focus from YouTube to doing stand-up comedy routines, which combined his comedy songs with traditional stand-up. Bo released three comedy specials, Words Words Words (2010), what. (2013), and Make Happy (2016). He also served on the music and script for a comedy movie that was finally scrapped. Bo created and appeared in the 2013 MTV mockumentary series Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous. He also released the poetry book Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone (2013).

Quick Facts

Age 34 years old (born August 21, 1990)
Net Worth $4 million
Girlfriend Phoebe Bridgers
Height  6 ft 5 in (approx. 1.96 m)
Ethnicity Ethnicity
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Bo Burnham Age

Bo was born on August 21, 1990, in Hamilton, Massachusetts, United States. He is 34 years old. Bo celebrates his birthday on August 21, every year.

Early Life And Education

He was born in Hamilton, Massachusetts, to his parents Patricia and Scott Burnham. His mother works as a hospice nurse while his father owns a construction company. Patricia’s work was featured in a 2014 episode of This American Life. Bo has a sister Samm and a brother Pete. Samm and Pete serve for their father’s construction company. Bo was raised Catholic and belongs to the white ethnicity.

He studied at St. John’s Preparatory School. Bo was accepted into the New York University Tisch School of the Arts to pursue experimental theatre. He deferred his admission for a year to pursue a comedy career and finally never joined the school.

Bo Burnham Phoebe Bridgers

Bo is dating his girlfriend Phoebe Bridgers. The two began dating in early 2023 and confirmed their relationship eight months later. Phoebe Bridgers works as a musician whose music has been featured in Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why. Phoebe is now 30 years old. She was born on August 17, 1994, in Pasadena, California, United States. Previously Bo dated Lorene Scafaria a filmmaker. The two began dating in 2013 and split in 2022.

Bo Burnham Comedian

He is a stand-up comedian. Bo recorded a performance in London for Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up in January 2008 (aired June 30). On May 21, 2010, he taped his first one-hour stand-up special, called Words Words Words, for Comedy Central from the House of Blues in Boston as part of the network’s new “House of Comedy” series of stand-up specials; it aired on Comedy Central on October 16, 2010, and became released for purchase two days afterward.

He competed in first place at the 2011 Comedy Central Stand-up Showdown. In 2016, Bo announced his plan to step away from performing live, which he later disclosed to be due to his suffering from anxiety and experiencing panic attacks on stage. He also moved on to make his filmmaking debut as the writer and director of the drama film Eighth Grade (2018) and started directing other comedians’ comedy specials and co-starring in the dark comedy thriller film Promising Young Woman (2020). He returned to performing with his fourth comedy special, Inside (2021).


In April 2021, Bo ended his social media hiatus to report that his fourth special, Inside, would be released on May 30. Created by him alone in his home’s guest house without a crew or audience during the COVID-19 pandemic, Inside earned widespread acclaim. Netflix released Inside to widespread acclaim, such as a Peabody Award. In addition, the special was nominated for Best Music Film and Best Song Written for Visual Media, winning the latter.

Movies And TV shows


– American Virgin in 2009m as Rudy.
– Funny People in 2009 as Yo Teach!
– Hall Pass in 2011 as Bartender.
– Adventures in the Sin Bin in 2012 as Tony.
– The Big Sick in 2017 as CJ.
– Rough Night in 2017 as Tobey.
– Promising Young Woman in 2020 as Ryan Cooper.

TV Shows

– Words, Words, Words in 2010 as himself.
– what. in 2013 as himself.
– Parks and Recreation in 2014 as Chipp McCapp.
– Key and Peele in 2015 as Lyle.
– Kroll Show in 2015 as Diz.
– Make Happy in 2016 as himself.
– We Bare Bears in 2016 as Andrew Bangs.
– Inside in 2021 as himself.

Welcome To The Internet Lyrics

In 2021, Bo released Welcome to the Internet song. This song was performed during the comedy special named ‘Inside’. ‘Welcome To The Internet’ lyrics are also satirical and critical take on the overwhelming and often dark nature of the internet.

Country Song

Bo’s country song parody has resurfaced amid the Jason Aldean backlash. In 2016, “Country Song (Pandering)” was covered in the Netflix comedy special Bo Burnham: Make Happy. “Country Song” has become one of Bo’s most famous and iconic works.


In 2022, Bo released his song Five Years. Despite its comedic bent, this song is a love song at heart, one that celebrates the highs and lows of being in a dedicated relationship. Bo’s lyrics are thoughtful and heartfelt, offering a glimpse into the daily joys and struggles that come with loving someone.


Bo is a singer and songwriter of comedic songs such as:

  • Bezos I (2021).
  • Welcome to the Internet (2021).
  • All Eyes on Me (2021).
  • Microwave Popcorn (2022).
  • Goodbye (2021).
  • That Funny Feeling (2021).
  • Look Who’s Inside Again (2021).
  • White Woman’s Instagram (2021).
  • Art Is Dead (2010).


On December 17, 2013, Bo produced a stand-up comedy routine and album what. It became derived from a live performance of the same set at the Barrymore Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin. The album was released by Comedy Central Records.


Bo started his profession on YouTube in 2006. In December 2006, he needed to show two songs he had written to his older brother Pete, who had left the family home to join the university in New York City. A peer suggested that Bo film himself performing the songs in his bedroom and post them on YouTube, which was later a relatively new website.


He is a director who wrote and directed his first feature film, Eighth Grade. Bo also directed Jerrod Carmichael’s comedy special 8 (2017) for HBO as well as Chris Rock’s comedy special Tamborine (2018) for Netflix.


Bo is a man of above-average stature who stands at a height of 6 ft 5 in (approx. 1.96 m).

Net Worth

Bo has accumulated a net worth of $4 million through his career as a comedian, singer-songwriter, musician, actor, and internet celebrity. He has been active in his profession since 2006.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Tall Is Bo Burnham?

Bo is 6 ft 5 in (approx. 1.96 m) tall.

Is Bo Burnham Married?

Bo has been romantically linked to singer Phoebe Bridgers since 2023.

Is Bo Burnham Alive?

Bo is alive and is now 34 years old.

How Old Is Bo Burnham?

Bo is a 34-year-old born on August 21, 1990, in Hamilton, Massachusetts, United States.

Is Bo Burnham Single?

Bo is currently in a relationship with Phoebe Bridgers. The two began dating in 2023.

How much Does Bo Burnham Make?

Bo has garnered an estimated net worth of $4 million.

How Much Is Bo Burnham Worth?

As a comedian and actor for over five years, Bo is worth $4 million.

Social Media Account

Instagram – boburnham