Ron White is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author, best known as a charter member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Nicknamed; Tater Salad, he is the author of the book I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability, which appeared on the New York Times best seller list. Ron is associated with the comedian group called, Blue Collar Comedy Tour, including, Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, and Larry the Cable Guy. He always performed his act by smoking and drinking in front of his audiences. Ronald also performed in several other movies such as Sex and the City 2 and Horrible Bosses.

Birth Name

Ronald Dee White


Tater Salad, Ron


Stand-up Comedian, Actor, and Author



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Ron White was born on the 18th of December 1956, in Fritch, Texas, , United States.


He’s currently 67 years old.

Sun Sign







White was a student at Deer Park High School in Houston, Texas. He completed high school, yet there is little information on his lower and upper levels.

Family Details

  • Father – Charles Don White
  • Mother – Barbara Joan Craig White
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Ron White has dated –

  • Lori Brice (1981-1992)
  • In June 2004, Ron married Barbara Dobbs. But in 2008, they separated.

  • Margo Rey (2013-2017) – On October 13, 2013, White married a Mexican singer,Margo Rey. However, in 2017, they divorced.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
  • In centimeters – 188 cm
  • In meters – 1.88 m


  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 12 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Ron became known as an American author, stand-up comedian, and actor. A book titled I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability was written by Ron White. The Grammy-nominated comedian and actor from Fritch, Texas, has created a strong reputation in the entertainment industry and is most valued.

Film Debut

In 2010, White had his first film onscreen role in the movie, Sex and the City 2.

Television Debut

In 2003, Ron landed his first role in television by appearing as self in the comedy series, Blue Collar TV.

Ron White Net worth

Ron White has an estimated net worth of $40 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ron White

  • White was born in Fritch, Texas. He joined the U.S. Navy at age 17 and served on the auxiliary rescue and salvage ship USS Conserver near the end of the Vietnam War.
  • Before pursuing comedy professionally, White briefly lived in Mexico, where he bought a pottery factory.
  • After serving in the US Navy, he wants to pursue his career in a stand-up comedy. it’s his dream to be a comedian. In 1986, he started to perform stand-up comedy at a comedy club in Arlington, Taxes.
  • Later, he linked with the comedian group, Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Their shows were sold in over 90 cities. They do shows in different places.
  • Ron and producer Michael Blakey established the Organica Music Group (OMG), to promote musicians and comedians.
  • In 2007, he debuted in the TV comedy movie, Senor White.
  • In 2009, Ron received the Patriot Award from the Armed Forces Foundation.
  • In 2016, he portrayed the role of  Phil Valentine, in the Musical comedy-drama, Roadies.
  • In 2014, his comedy album titled, A Little Unprofessional, was nominated for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, in the Best Comedy Album category.
  • White appeared as a guest comedian on the comedy series, Blue Collar TV. He featured as a celebrity judge for the comedy game show, The Gong Show, alongside Dave Attell.


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