David Michael Letterman is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.

He hosted late night television talk shows for 33 years, beginning with the February 1, 1982, debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC, and ending with the May 20, 2015, broadcast of Late Show with David Letterman on CBS

David Letterman is an American comedian and former late-night talk show host who has a net worth of $400 million.

In years past, Letterman could easily earn $50 million a year in licensing and syndication fees, but that number has come down slightly in recent years.

Letterman announced his retirement in April 2014, and his last episode, a grand and star-studded affair, aired on May 20, 2015. It was watched by 13.76 million viewers.

It was announced that Stephen Colbert would succeed Letterman. Letterman hosted, in total, 6,080 episodes of Late Night and Late Show.

He surpassed his mentor and friend Carson as the longest-serving late-night talk show host in American TV history.

Dave has used his bundle to become something of a real estate mogul. He owns a 108-acre estate in Westchester County, New York