Doug Stanhope Comedian, Tour, Wife, and Net Worth

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Doug Stanhope is a renowned American actor, stand-up comedian, podcast host, author, and political activist. He delivers his comedy in favor s caustic and often obscene observations of life in the style of Bill Hicks. Stanhope is a libertarist and he once endorsed the Free State Project. He was a star and producer of The Road Dog with his former partner Khrystyne Haje in 2023.

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Doug Stanhope’s Quick Facts

Profession:  Comedian and actor
Wife:  Amy “Bingo” Bingaman (partner)
Age: 57 years ( March 25, 1967)
Specials: 16 albums
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Family

Doug Stanhope is a 57-year-old comedian born in 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He is the son of “Russ” Russell Herbert Stanhope and Bonnie who was a waitress. His father Russ worked as head of science at Stanhope’s school. When Stanhope was 10, his mother Bonnie stopped drinking alcohol and divorced Russ. Stanhope and Bonnie moved to Florida while his older brother Jeff lived with his father.

Wife

Stanhope has a current partner Amy “Bingo” Bingaman, whom he refers to as his wife and girlfriend. Amy and Stanhope met around 2005 and now reside in Bisbee, Arizona. Moreover, he opposes having children and cites overpopulation as a reason, before his relationship with Amy, Stanhope dated comedian and former attorney Betsy Wise for 18 months.

He had a girlfriend Renee Morrison in 2002 and the two staged a fake marriage ceremony in Las Vegas. Renee and Stanhope were expecting a child but opted for abortion and he underwent a vasectomy.

Mom

Stanhope is the son of Bonnie Stanhope who served as a waitress. When he was 10 years his parents divorced and he moved with his mother to Florida in 1998, she moved to West Hollywood. Bonnie was diagnosed with emphysema. Bonnie wished for his son to take part in an assisted suicide with a mixture of cocktails and prescription morphine in 2008.

Education

Stanhope was a student at a local educational institution, where the school’s psychiatrist addressed a letter to his mother outlining concerns about Stanhope’s inclination to create graphic depictions and mature-themed illustrations. At the age of 15, he discontinued his education.

Comedian

Stanhope’s comedy career kicked off when she was 23 in 1990 as he performed at an open mic night at a Las Vegas bar. He then moved to Phoenix, Arizona, and landed a gig as a house MC at a comedy club. He had a three-week contest where he emerged as the winner of the San Francisco International Comedy Competition against Dane Cook in 1995. Furthermore, Fox aired back-to-back episodes of Stanhope’s hidden camera show Invasion of the Hidden Cameras in July 2002.

Stanhope served as co-host of the fifth and sixth seasons of The Man Show with Joe Rogan in 2003 and 2004. In 2005, he hosted his radio show on SIRIUS Satellite Radio and also Girls Gone Wild: America Uncovered. Moreover, Stanhope was on The Howard Stern Show in 2014 where he shared that he was working with Johnny Depp. He was on Bar Rescue as Jon Taffer’s guest where he watched bar Friar Tucks in an episode called “Storming the Castle”.

The Dying of a Last Breed is a special that Stanhope released in 2020. In addition, he produced and starred in The Road Dog with Khrystyne Haje in 2023.

Beer Hall Putsch

Beer Hall Putsch is Stanhope’s ninth stand-up comedy album which was aired on December 3, 2013, by New Wave Dynamics. The special has a bonus video podcast recorded on the night of the show. Beer Hall Putsch’s album peaked at #1 on the US Billboard Comedy Albums chart.

Tour

Stanhope visits his fans around the streets entertaining them with his comedies. In 2024, he is set to visit North America and his schedule is available on his website dougstanhope.com. The site offers tour dates and tickets.

Movies And TV Shows

As an actor, Stanhope has appeared in several movies and TV shows like:

  • Rude Awakening as Homeless Jack from 2000 to 2001.
  • Memphis Bound… and Gagged as Porn Director in 2001.
  • Louis as Eddie Mack in 2011.
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force as The Hairy Bus (voice) in 2015.
  • Coming to the Stage as himself in 2017.
  • Sick of It as Eddie in 2020.
  • The Road Dog as Jimmy Quinn in 2023.

House

Stanhope resides in Bisbee, Arizona along with his partner Any. In November 2022, he had his house burning. He then tweeted that he followed up the announcement with the disheartening comment “I can hear them tearing out walls. It feels like ripping out teeth.”

Specials

Stanhope has released several comedy specials some of which include:

  • The Great White Stanhope in 1998.
  • Sicko in 1999.
  • ACID Bootleg in 2001.
  • Word of Mouth in 2002.
  • Morbid Obscenity (The Unbookables) in 2006.
  • From Across the Street in 2009.
  • Oslo: Burning the Bridge to Nowhere in 2011.
  •  In 2012, Before Turning the Gun Himself.
  • Beer Hall Putsch in 2013.
  • No Place Like Home in 2016.
  • in 2017, Popov Vodka Presents An Evening with Doug Stanhope.
  • The Dying of a Last Breed in 2020.

Bisbee Az

Stanhope moved to Bisbee, Arizona in 2005 and in February 2013, he debuted The Doug Stanhope Podcast in Bisbee. On November 21, 2015, he filmed his comedy special No Place Like Home at the Bisbee Royale in Bisbee. His special was produced by Johnny Depp.

Books

Apart from being a comedian and actor, Stanhope has authored four books which include:

  • Fun with Pedophiles in 2006.
  • Digging Up Mother in 2016.
  • This Is Not Fame in 2017.
  • No Encore for the Donkey in 2020.

Nationalism

Stanhope’s nationalism is American as he was born in Worcester, Massachusetts.

New Special

Stanhope’s new special is The Dying of a Last Breed released on May 19, 2020. The special marked his 11th album and it was filmed and recorded live at the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas.

Digging Up Mother

Digging Up Mother is Stanhope’s book that he published in May 2016. His book is about the chaotic, absurd, and often obscene life as it intersects with that of his best friend, biggest fan, and love of his life mother. The book begins with her death-one of the most memorable and amazing farewells.

Death

Stanhope is not dead yet. However, he released his comedy special The Dying Of A Last Breed at All Things Comedy in May 2022. He also released No Fear of Death in May 2023.

Detroit

He has had several comedy tours in Detroit where he has entertained his followers with his comedies.

Immigration

On February 26, 2013, Stanhope shared a video about nationalism and immigration. The video is available on the goldentony 11 YouTube account.

Net Worth

He has worked as an actor, stand-up comedian, podcast host, author, and political activist for some time now and he has attained a net worth of $1.5 Million.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does Doug Dtanhope Live?

Stanhope resides in Bisbee, Arizona along with his partner Amy.

Who Is Doug Stanhope?

Stanhope is a 57-year-old actor, stand-up comedian, podcast host, author, and political activist who has worked in her profession since 1990. He was a star and producer of The Road Dog with his former partner Khrystyne Haje in 2023. Since 2005, Stanhope has been in a relationship with Bingo Bingaman.

How Tall Is Doug Stanhope?

Stanhope is a man of average stature as he stands at 5 ft 7 in or 1.7m.

Social Media Account

Twitter – @DougStanhope

Instagram – realstanhope