An American actor, comedian voice actor, songwriter, and musician, best known for starring in the hit Nickelodeon sitcom, Drake Bell has won nine Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards for the show. Furthermore, he co-wrote and had performed the theme song of the Drake & Josh Show Found a Way. Bell initially gained national recognition as a child star on another Nickelodeon sketch comedy, The Amanda Show which ran from the late ’90s through the early 2000s. Drake Bell was a judge at the 2006 Miss Teen USA.
After filing for Bankruptcy a few years back, Bell has turned to his music in a bid to change his fortunes and restart his career.
He is busy promoting himself on radio stations around the country, holding meet-and-greets with fans of Drake & Josh, and supporting the Drake Bell Entertainment YouTube channel.
|Full Name:||Drake Bell|
|Birth Date:||January 27, 1986|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
|Married:||Paydin LoPachin (engaged)|
|Break Up:||Amanda Bynes (1999-2001), Fefe Dobson (2002-2005),Quinn Paul (2004-2005), Torrey DeVitto(2004-2005), Stevie Ryan(2005-2006),Melissa Lingafelt (2006-2009), Hofit Golan (2009-2010), Tess Taylor (2010)|
|Net Worth:||$3.5 million|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Birth Place:||Newport Beach, California|
|Education:||Orange County School of Arts|
|Sibling:||Joey, Robert, Travis, and Kellie|
Drake Bell (full name: Jared Drake Bell) was born on June 27, 1986, in Newport Beach, California. His father is Robin Dodson who is a professional billiards player, and his mother is Joe Bell.
He also has four siblings, three brothers, and a sister. His brothers are Robert, Joey and Travis and his sister, Kellie. Bell went to Orange County High School of Arts in California, United States.
Drake Bell started acting from a young age of five, and its credit goes to his father of all the support and encouragement. His first step was in a commercial for Whirlpool Appliances.
Then he appeared in his first television show Home Improvement in 1994. Drake also got a part in a film in 1996, Jerry Maguire, acted in a commercial of Pokemon Red and Blue and the movie: The Legend Continued in 1999.
Bell has been part of A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner who was released in 2010 and reprised his role in its sequel too. Drake got the role of Spider-Man in the animated TV series: Ultimate Spider-Man.
He also reprised the role in series, The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heros and voices as a Spider-Man in videos games.
Drake also made participation in ABC reality TV series, Splash and came third. He was in the third installment of the trilogy of The Fairly Odd Parents, A Fairly Odd Summer. Drake starer other movies are A Mouse Tale, L.A. Slasher, The Frog Kingdom, and many others.
Although Drake appeared in some series, ads, and films, he didn’t get any recognition until he starred in Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, alongside Josh Peck in 2003. The show peaked his fame overnight.
Drake was already quite known from The Amada Show, but Drake and Josh heightened his fame even more.
Drake did a song, which has also been featured as the Drake & Josh theme song, “Found a way” came out on February 22, 2005.
He also released his debut album on August 23, 2005, titled Telegraph, which consisted of 12 songs. Then Drake signed a deal with Universal Motown in 2006 and released his second album on December 5, 2006, titled “It’s Only Time.”
The record got in number 81 on Billboard’s Top 200. The songs of the album peaked at various position in different charts and countries. Because of its popularity, Radio Disney’s single edit version of the song Makes Me Happy was released on iTunes on October 16, 2007.
On April 22, 2014, Drake released his third album Ready Steady Go! under Surfdog Records.
Drake Bell and Josh Peck together starred in Drake and Josh as a stepbrother. Together they did four seasons which contained 56 episodes.
They also did two films together. So this all could undoubtedly form a bond between anyone.
But, seems like Drake and Josh had some issues. Feud occurred between this two when Drake didn’t get invitations of Josh wedding. Drake reacted quite severely as he admits.
But they couldn’t be angry with each other for long, and they put the feud off by hugging each other at MTV Video Music Awards 2017.
For different reasons, people consider Drakes Bell gay. One of such reasons is his support for the LGBT community and, his closeness to co-actor Josh Peck.
The fact that the claim has not been confirmed by either of the actors marks it off as just a mere rumor, bearing in mind that these types of rumor spark off anytime male celebrities are really very close.
And to think of it, Drake has had several women in his life.
Drake’s work in Drake & Josh has won him nine Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards. He worked with the Thirst Project for providing pure water in the areas where it wasn’t enough.
And for this small step, Drake won Pioneering Spirit Award in 2010. And Drake was even nominated for the Biggest Twitter Feud during the Capital Twitter Awards in 2014.
Drake Bell dated Amanda Bynes as the appeared in a show together. Then Drake Bell dated FeFe Dobson starting 2002. The after about three years of dating with FeFe, he dated Quinn Paul for almost two years.
Drake’s name also got linked with Torrey DeVitto. Then Drake moved on to YouTube comedian, Stevie Ryan.
After Stevie, Drake dated Melissa Lingafelt till 2009. Hofit Golan was Drake’s next girlfriend whom he dated for six months. Then Drake dated Tess Taylor for a few months.
And now Drake is engaged to Paydin LoPachin, who he started dating at the end of 2010 and has engaged now.
Along with the expense of $18,771 his monthly income is $2800 which shattered his total net worth to -$600 thousand. Bell also noted that his years in the year 2012 was $408,000.
Drake Bell has the net worth of $3 million.
But he lost the house as The Huffington Post reported him of being bankrupt and he owned a debt of over $1.597 million. The house was sold for $1,524,900.
Drake Bell made fun of Justin Beiber for a long time, posting funny tweets in his Twitter and he just loved bashing him. This feud went on from 2012 to 2014. It was so big that it even earned Drake a nomination.
Drake has 3.41 million followers on Twitter and 2.8 million on Instagram. See the tweets Drake used to make back then:
Jared Drake Bell has the height of 5 feet 9 inches. Furthermore, he weighs about 68kg. Also, he has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.