Bo Burnham Biography, Age, YouTube, Net Worth, iMDB, House, Twitter, Wife, Wiki, Partner, Height

Bo Burnham Biography: Age, YouTube, Net Worth, iMDB, House, Twitter, Wife, Wiki, Partner, Siblings, Parents

June 11, 2021 0 Posted By Abigail Anderson


Bo Burnham (born August 21, 1990), born as Robert Pickering “Bo” Burnham, is an American-born comedian, musician, actor, film director, screenwriter and poet.

His career started with his videos on YouTube in March 2006, at the young age of 16, and presently as of March 2021 his videos are gaining more that 300 million views.

Bo Burnham is of a notable height being 6ft 4in (196cm). He is an atheist and maintains a private life.

Bo Burnham
Bo Burnham: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Robert Pickering “Bo” Burnham
Stage Name: Bo Burnham
Born: 21 August 1990
Age: 30 years
Place of Birth: Hamilton, Massachusetts, United States
Siblings: Pete Burnham, Samm Burnham
Nationality: Nigerian
Girlfriend • Spouse: Lorene Scafaria
Occupation: Actor • Comedian
Net Worth: $5 Million

Early Life

Robert Pickering “Bo” Burnham was born on the 21st of August, 1990 in Hamilton, Massachusetts, USA.

He is the youngest of the three children of a construction company owner Scott Burnham and nurse Patricia.

The program, The American Life, in a 2014 episode, featured the work and career of Bo Burnham‘s mother, Patricia Burnham. He is nicknamed, The Tie-Dye Short Kid.


Bo Burnham graduated from St John’s Preparatory School, an all-boys Catholic School, in Danvers, Massachusetts, having been on the honor roll and being a part of theatre and campus ministry program.

Though he later got admitted into New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he was to study experimental theatre, he delayed the admission for a year for a pursuit of career in comedy.


Bo Burnham‘s career basically started in 2006 when he made a video of himself performing two songs which he released on YouTube to share with his family. The videos however got past his family to the public and soon became popular on YouTube, and other sites.

Accompanying himself on guitar or digital piano, Burnham endured to launch self-described “pubescent musical comedy” songs and movies on line as his target audience grew. Described in The Boston Globe as “simultaneously healthy and disturbing, intimate in a folksy-creepy type of way”, Bo Burnham wrote and launched songs about white supremacy, Helen Keller‘s disabilities, homosexuality, and more.

All of Burnham‘s home-released movies have been self-recorded in and round his family’s domestic in Hamilton, Massachusetts, most in his bedroom, and had an intentional “do-it-yourself” nearly like voyeurism.

Bo Burnham recorded a overall performance in London for Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up in January 2008 (aired June 30), making him the youngest character to do so at the age of 18, and signed a four-record deal with Comedy Central Records.

Comedy Central Records launched Burnham’s first EP, the six-song Bo fo Sho, as an on line release-only album on June 17, 2008. His first full album, the self-titled Bo Burnham, was once launched on March 10, 2009.

He authored the book, Egghead: Or You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone in 2013. Bo Burnham‘s Inside (a new comedy drama which got released on the 30th of May, 2021), recently landed on Netflix and it is all everyone is talking about.

Social Media

Bo Burnham is on Instagram @boburnham having over 1 million followers. On YouTube, he has more than 1.95 million subscribers with over 315.6 million views on his YouTube channel ‘boburnham‘.

Personal Life

Bo Burnham has disclaimed the rumor that he was gay. He has been in a relationship with director and screenwriter, Lorene Scafaria since 2013.

Although there is a 12-year age gap between Bo and Lorene with Lorene being older, the pair seem undisturbed about this, alongside people’s opinion.

The pair keep their relationship private and have shared no news of marriage yet. Bo Burnham lives in Los Angeles with his partner.

Net Worth

The multi-gifted American born personality, Bo Burnham bags an estimated net worth of about $5 million.

Comedy Career

Bo Burnham‘s comedy goes across stand-up, television, film and music. His comedy specials are: Comedy Central Presents, 2009; Words Words Words, 2010; what., 2013; Make Happy, 2016; Inside, 2021.


Bo Burnham performs well in different genres of music: musical comedy, pop rock, comedy hip-hop. For instrument, he does vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizer.

His songs include;

  • Bo fo Sho
  • Bo Burnham
  • Words Words Words
  • What
  • Inside (The Songs) which is of his self-released label.


Being an actor, director and writer, Bo Burnham has been in certain movies. He featured in;

  • American Virgin as Rudy in 2009
  • Funny People as Yo Teach in 2009
  • Hall Pass as Bartender in 2011
  • Adventures in the Sin Bin as Tony in 2012
  • The Big Sick as CJ in 2017
  • Rough Night as Tobey in 2017
  • Eighth Grade in 2018 where he played no role but was the writer and director
  • Promising Young Woman as Ryan Cooper in 2020


Bo Burnham is a multi award winner. He was nominated for the main Edinburgh Comedy Award at the 2010 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and he won both the Edinburgh Comedy Award’s panel prize Nd the Malcolm Hardee “Act Most Likely to Make a Million Quid” Award.

His 2018 film Eighth Grade got him several awards and nominations for his writing and directing.

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