Bo Burnham Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Bo Burnham Quick Info
Height6 ft 5 in
Weight86 kg
Date of BirthAugust 21, 1990
Zodiac SignLeo
GirlfriendLorene Scafaria

Bo Burnham is a talented American comedian, musician, actor, filmmaker, and poet. He is known for his comedic performances and videos on his YouTube channel earning more than 300 million views. He released his first book of poetry, Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone, in 2013. Bo also released a film based on anxiety titled Eighth Grade which received widespread critical acclaim and accolades, including the Writers Guild of America Award for “Best Original Screenplay” and the Directors Guild of America Award for “Outstanding Directing – First-Time Feature Film”. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 1 million followers on Instagram and more than 2 million followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Robert Pickering Burnham

Nick Name

Bo, The Tie-Dye Shirt Kid

Bo Burnham as seen in April 2018
Bo Burnham as seen in April 2018 (Montclair Film / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Hamilton, Massachusetts, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Bo Burnham attended St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts and graduated in 2008. While in school, he was active in theater and campus ministry program.

Thereafter, with the intention to study experimental theatre, he enrolled in New York University‘s Tisch School of the Arts. However, he deferred his admission so he could continue his interest in comedic performances and go on tours.

Occupation

Comedian, Musician, Actor, Filmmaker, Poet

Family

  • Father – Scott Burnham (Construction Company Owner)
  • Mother – Patricia Burnham (Hospice Nurse)
  • Siblings – Samm Burnham (Older Sister), Pete Burnham (Older Brother)
  • Others – Peter Jonathan Burnham (Paternal Grandfather), Gail Alice Tipert (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

Bo Burnham is managed by United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Genre

Comedy, Satire

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Synthesizer

Labels

Comedy Central Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm

Weight

86 kg or 189.5 lbs

Bo Burnham at The Spot at CWRU in Cleveland in March 2009
Bo Burnham at The Spot at CWRU in Cleveland in March 2009 (Jeffrey Mann / www.smugmug.com / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bo Burnham has dated –

  1. Lorene Scafaria (2013-Present) – In 2013, Bo began a relationship with screenwriter, playwright, actress, singer, and film director Lorene Scafaria. The couple lives together in Los Angeles.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has English, Irish, and German ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall figure
  • Dimpled smile
  • Long chin area
Bo Burnham during an event in April 2012
Bo Burnham during an event in April 2012 (Jennifer / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Brand Endorsements

Bo Burnham hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Best Known For

  • His comedic performances and videos on his YouTube channel which has garnered more than 300 million views since the upload of the first video in March 2006
  • His live comedic shows at selected venues and stand-up comedy special performances on Comedy Central and Netflix. As a popular comedian, Bo has earned more than 1 million followers on Instagram, more than 1 million followers on Facebook, and more than 2 million followers on Twitter.

First Album

On March 10, 2009, he released a self-titled Bo Burnham comedy album with Comedy Central Records.

First Film

In 2009, he made his theatrical film debut in the comedy-drama film Funny People as Yo Teach Cast Member.

First TV Show

In 2008, he made his first TV show appearance on the comedy musical talk show Last Call with Carson Daly.

In 2016, he debuted as a voice actor by providing a voice for the character Andy Bangs / Additional Voices on the animated adventure comedy film We Bare Bears.

Bo Burnham Favorite Things

  • Five Films – One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), George Washington (2000), A Woman Under The Influence (1974), Raw (2016), Fat Girl (2001)

SourceRotten Tomatoes

Bo Burnham with his dog as seen in October 2016
Bo Burnham with his dog as seen in October 2016 (Bo Burnham / Instagram)

Bo Burnham Facts

  1. While in 8th grade, he acted in the lead role of his middle-school production of “Footloose”.
  2. He was active in school and was a member of the theatre group, the math league, the student council and played basketball.
  3. In 2013, he experienced his first panic attack on stage while performing at the opening night of his show “what” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
  4. He was voted first in the Comedy Central Stand-up Showdown in 2011.
  5. In 2013, he released his first book of poetry titled Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone.
  6. In July 2018, he released his feature film Eighth Grade which he also wrote and directed.
  7. He considers himself to be more of a “theater kid” than a film actor.
  8. Visit his official website @ www.boburnham.com.
  9. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Jennifer / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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