Jared Drake Bell, commonly known as Drake Bell, is a famous American comedian, record producer, actor, voice actor, as well as a singer and songwriter. To the public, Drake Bell is perhaps best known as one of the main stars in Dan Schneider’s sitcom called “Drake & Josh”. The series that featured Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove and Nancy Sullivan in the main roles premiered on television screens in 2004 to positive critical reviews and acclaim. An award-winning show, “Drake & Josh” inspired the release of a series of books written by Laurie McElroy, as well as two films, namely “Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh” and “Drake & Josh Go Hollywood”. In addition to that, Bell contributed to the theme song of the show entitled “Found A Way”, which was later featured in his debut album called “Telegraph”. Released to positive critical reviews, the album inspired the release of Bell’s second studio work called “It’s Only Time”. The latter album peaked at #81 on the Billboard 200 music chart, and sold more than 7,500 copies during its debut week. Up to date, Drake Bell has released three studio albums, the most recent of which entitled “Ready, Steady, Go!” came out in 2014.
Drake Bell Net Worth -$600,000
A well-known actor and singer, how rich is Drake Bell? According to sources, his latest studio album brought him $200,000 in sales in 2014. In regards to his overall wealth, Drake Bell’s net worth is estimated to be -$600,000, due to unpaid taxes, as a result of which he had to file for bankruptcy in 2014.
Drake Bell was born in 1986, in California, United States, where he studied at Orange County High School of the Arts. Bell made his television debut when he was five years old with an appearance in “Whirlpool Appliances” commercial. His acting debut happened in 1994, when he co-starred alongside Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson and Earl Hindman in Matt Williams’ sitcom called “Home Improvement”. Bell followed his acting debut with “Jerry Maguire”, where he appeared alongside Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding Jr. In 1998, Bell landed a role in one episode of the “Seinfeld” show, and two years later played the character of Cage Redding in “The Jack Bull”, which brought him a nomination for Young Artist Award. Eventually, he was cast to play with Amanda Bynes and Nancy Sullivan in “The Amanda Show”, which brought him even more public exposure.
Around the same time, he started guitar lessons, as a result of which he founded his own band entitled “Drake 24/7”. Drake Bell rose to prominence in 2004, when he landed a role alongside Josh Peck in “Drake & Josh”. For his portrayal of Drake Parker, Bell received several Blimp Awards in 2006 and 2007, and was rewarded with ASCAP Award. Currently, Drake Bell is filming in several upcoming films, namely Martin Owen’s “L. A. Slasher”, and “A Mouse Tale”, where he provides a voice for the character of Sebastian.
In regards to his personal life, Drake Bell started dating the well-known actress Stevie Ryan in 2005. However, the couple broke up in 2006.
Date Of Birth
June 27, 1986
Place Of Birth
Santa Ana, California, United States
Actor, Singer, Comedian, Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Television Director, Record producer, Voice Actor
Orange County School of the Arts
United States of America
Joe Bell, Robin Dodson
Kellie Bell, Travis Bell, Joey Bell, Robert Bell
Jared Drake Bell , The Drakester , Drake Jared Bell
Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star – Male, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Ready, Steady, Go!, Telegraph, It’s Only Time, In Concert In Auditorio Nacional, A Reminder, Nashville Sessions
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Superhero Movie, A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!, Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh, Yours, Mine & Ours, Drake & Josh Go Hollywood, Jerry Maguire, High Fidelity, The Jack Bull, Rags, The Neon Bible, A Fairly Odd Summer, Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare, The Nu…
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Drake & Josh, The Amanda Show, Ultimate Spider-Man, Groovy Moon, I <3 Vampires
I love the instant gratification of playing live…the energy. And rock star parties are better than actor parties.
[Explaining how he became an actor, 2005]: «I was five, and my dad kind of said, ‘Hey, you wanna be an actor?’ and I said, ‘Sure,’ that kind of thing, you know? I was kind of put into it by my dad but, you know, good. I really love it, and I still do it.»
Has recently filed for bankruptcy in California for being $600,000 in debt.
Recording his new album. Out at the end of the year or early next year. 
Filming his new movies Superhero Movie and College due out in March and April. 
Is currently on a summer tour with Aly & AJ (Alyson Michalka and Amanda Michalka), Corbin Bleu, and Bianca Ryan. 
Doing various random concerts around the US and working on his third album due out in the Spring. 
Cutting down on his acting career in order to move towards his music. Drake wants to spend more time touring and having concerts in order to boost his musical status. [June 2007]
Recovering at his home after being in a near-fatal car crash that left him with a fractured neck, a broken jaw, and lacerations to his face that needed 70 stitches. He may even have to have his jaw wired shut for six weeks. [February 2006]
Finished up filming of Drake & Josh, which will continue to premiere the final episodes through July 2007. 
Very close with his Drake and Josh co-star Miranda Cosgrove.
Cousin of major league pitcher Heath Bell of the San Diego Padres.
Plays brother to Miranda Cosgrove in both Drake & Josh (2004) and Yours, Mine & Ours (2005).
Originally signed with Nine Yards Records, Bell signed with Universal Records in the summer of 2006.
Has appeared in commercials for Fruit Gushers Galactic Pieces and Pokemon Red & Blue Cable.
Was a judge at the 2006 Miss Teen USA pageant.
His favorite TV show is Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000).
His first television appearance was in a Whirlpool commercial when he was around 5 years old.
Has his own record label, Backhouse Records.
Was featured in commercials and on packaging of Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers in 2005. Fans had the chance to win to go see Drake perform live.
Had private guitar lessons from The Who’s Roger Daltrey during filming of Chasing Destiny (2001).
He was seriously injured in Santa Monica, California in an automobile accident on December 31, 2005.
Best friends with Drake & Josh (2004) costar, Josh Peck. They’ve known each other since 1999 when they were in The Amanda Show (1999) together.
Has three older brothers, Joey, Rob and Travis. Also has an older sister, Kellie.
His favorite role model is John Lennon.
Has a kitten named Natasha, given to him by his Drake and Josh co-star Miranda Cosgrove.
His mother, Robin Dodson, is a professional billiards player.
Attended the immensely prestigious Orange County High School of the Arts.
Favorite cartoon is Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000).
His car is a ’61 Ford Galaxie (he crashed his ’66 Mustang).
Has his own band: Drake Bell, originally called Drake 24/7.
Played John Cusack’s son in The Jack Bull (1999). In High Fidelity (2000), in which John Cusack starred as Rob Gordon, Drake played 14-year-old Rob in a flashback scene.
Phineas and Ferb
Peter Parker Spider-Man
Jimmy Narration (voice)
Hanson: Get the Girl Back
The Little Penguin Pororo’s Racing Adventure
White Tiger (voice)
A Fairly Odd Christmas
The Reef 2: High Tide
The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
Peter Parker Spider-Man
A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!
The Fish Tank
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh
The Nutty Professor
Harold Kelp Jack (voice)
Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare
Butch Hare (voice)
Drake & Josh
Miranda Cosgrove: Leave It All to Me
Drake and Josh Go Hollywood
Yours, Mine & Ours
The Nightmare Room
The Amanda Show
Regular Performer / Regular Peformer
Bobby Geiser Jr.
Rob Jr. High
Dragonworld: The Legend Continues
The Jack Bull
Caroline in the City
The Drew Carey Show
The Blues Kid
Over the Top
ABC Afterschool Specials
Men Behaving Badly
The Neon Bible
David, aged 10
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy
TV Movie completed
Peter Parker Spider-Man Kaine …
Arlo: The Burping Pig
Disney Infinity 3.0
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.
The Pop Star
The Nutcracker Sweet
A Mouse Tale
Frozen in Time
Squid Boy (voice)
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes
A Fairly Odd Summer
Birds of Paradise
Additional Voices (voice)
The Naughty List
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload
A Monsterous Holiday
Take the 4 Liter Challenge
TV Series performer – 86 episodes
Drake & Josh
TV Series performer – 59 episodes, 2004 – 2007 composer – 2 episodes, 2005