Dan Schneider Biography

(Producer, Actor, Writer)

Dan Schneider is an American television producer, screenwriter, and actor. He is a married man.

More about the relationship

Dan Schneider had a healthy relationship with his then-girlfriend Lisa Lillien before the couple decided to tie the bond in 2002. The bond between he and his wife has been very strong showing no signs of divorce.

He entered the entertainment industry in the year 1984 when he was only 18-years-old. Schneider focused on shaping his career and kept himself away from relationships until he met Lisa Lillie, the creator of The Hungry Girl empire.

The two stayed in a relationship for a while before getting married.

Relationship Facts of Dan Schneider

  • Dan Schneider is married to Lisa Lillien {Compare Couple}.
  • Dan Schneider married on January 03, 2002.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 139 days 💑
  • He is father of N/A.
  • Dan Schneider is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Dan Schneider?

Dan Schneider is an American actor, television writer, and producer. Dan Schneider is the creator of every child’s favorite show, iCarly, Drake & Josh, Zoey 101, and many other Nickelodeon shows.

He broke the hearts of many fans by parting ways with Nickelodeon in 2018.

Dan Schneider: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Nationality, Childhood

Schneider was born on the 14th of January 1996 making Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. home. He came as a blessing to his parents Harry (father) and Carol Schneider (mother).

He has three elder sisters becoming the youngest child of the Schneiders. Schneider attended White Station High School where he became the Senior Class President.

He had a peaceful childhood getting love from his parents and siblings.


Dan Schneider attended White Station High School located in his hometown where he became the Senior Class President. Schneider seemed to have an impressive educational background.

After graduating from high school, he pursued his education at Harvard University. Although he enrolled in his father’s Alma mater, he left after the first semester.

After some time, he came back to his hometown and started taking classes at the University of Memphis, formerly known as Memphis State University. During all of this, he found computer-repairing work.

Dan Schneider: Professional Life, Career

A movie producer spotted him while he was still studying. The producer encouraged him to audition for a role, which he later got.

Following this, he moved to Los Angeles (LA) and pursued his career in the entertainment industry. Upon his migration to LA, he worked as a pizza delivery boy for his daily expenses.

Schneider has been in the entertainment industry since the year 1984. Schneider’s first acting opportunity came to him in the form of a teen comedy film “Making The Grade”, where he played a short role.

Dan Schneider
Source: USA Today (Dan Schneider with icarly star)

During the 1980s, Schneider became a busy man as he appeared in various movies such as better off dead, Hot Resort, Happy Together, Listen To Me, The Big Picture, and the TV sitcom Head Of The Class.

Nickelodeon hired him to work on a new sketch-comedy show for children All (1994-2005).

The following year, he wrote for the pilot episode as well as took responsibilities as a producer, executive producer, and writer on the show throughout the next few seasons.

Eventually, he collaborated with a former ‘Friends producer to co-create the WB sitcom ‘What I like about you” in 2002.

In the year 2004, Schneider returned to Nickelodeon with the show Drake & Josh. He blessed Nickelodeon with other wonderful shows such as iCarly, Zoey 101, Victorious, Sam & Cat, and Game Shakers.

On the 26th of March 2018, Nickelodeon broke the hearts of a million of Schneider’s fans by announcing that it wouldn’t be extending the production deal with Schneider.

Achievements and Awards

The first nomination in Schneider’s life was for All That for Children’s Series-7 and Older for the year 1995. However, his first win was in the year 2000 for ‘Best Comedy Film’ for ‘The Amanda Show.

While he earned many nominations for many titles from 2005, he was awarded for the second time in 2014 the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the Kids’ Choice Award.

Dan Schneider: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, Schneider’s current net worth is around $40 million. Moreover, a few years back, his total assets amounted to a sum of $20 million.

Dan Schneider: Rumors, Controversies

The 54-year-old Schneider was fired from Nickelodeon in the year 2018 with a farewell of $7 million. After Schneider was fired, various rumors started highlighting his name.

Since then, endless videos, blogs, and articles have been covering the Internet. All of the posts talk about Schneider having a foot fetish.

Foot Fetish

Schneider tweeted about various things related to toes and feet since the year 2009 that earned various people’s attention.

Various sources have been concluding on Schneider has a foot fetish based on his social media posts. Schneider has many posts dating from early 2009 igniting a fire in the pool of fuel.

He seemed to have been posting pictures and a few posts regarding the feet of some actors from his show. The official account of his show Sam & Cat as well as some fans seemed to have taken it as a joke and retweeted it, unaware of his foot fetish.

Exploitation of Post

The next rumor surrounds the exploitation of his post on Nickelodeon to make shows about children’s feet. Schneider devoted an entire episode of Victorious to one character’s, especially smooth feet. “Wow, they’re soft!” says an adult after stroking Daniella Monet’s character’s foot.

“In every show, he’s created, he somehow involved feet as much as possible, and worked its way into the script so it made sense in the episode,” says a tweet from a popular thread detailing his alleged foot fetish.

Another anonymous post, whose account has now been deleted, leaving no source to confirm the rumors has claimed that Schneider would pay extra actors to tickle their feet.

The account said, “I grew up in LA and was an extra on The Amanda Show a few times. He paid me 100 bucks once just to tickle my feet… In between takes, Dan asked me if I was ticklish and I said no, then he bet me 100 bucks he could make me ticklish. I was expecting him to reach over and tickle me under my arm or something like that but he led me to his office. I got paid to receive a foot massage and a lot of compliments.”

Schneider was also called out for bringing up adult jokes in shows made for children.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Dan Schneider has prioritized his weight loss for a very long time since he weighs 100 kg having a wonderful height of 5ft. 11 inches.

He originally inherited golden blonde hair with brown eyes.

Social Media Profile

Schneider has been a socially active person allowing his social media to be prominent.

He has a healthy number of 350k followers on Instagram, more than 262.7k followers on Facebook, and around 711.5k on Twitter.

His Twitter account is verified stating the fact that he is the one operating that account.

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