|Full Name :||David Michael Letterman|
|Born :||12th - Apr - 1947|
|Zodiac Sign :||Aries|
|Height :||188 CMS ( 6 Feet 2 Inches )|
|Birth Place :||Indianapolis
|Education :||Broad Ripple High School Indianapolis,
Ball State University Muncie
|Occupation :||Television Personality
|Networth :||$400 Million|
David ‘Michael’ Letterman was born on April 12, 1947 at Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended the Broad Ripple High School. He went to Ball State University where his broadcasting career began as an announcer and newsreader on the college’s student run radio station called WBST.
After graduating from college in 1969, he joined the WNTS radio station as the talk show host on one of its daily programs. He had also joined the Indianapolis television station WLWI as a weather reporter. Here he would often make fun of the weather and keep the audience in splits throughout the show. With this Letterman realized that he had a good future in the field of comedy.
In 1971, he did sports reporting for a brief period for the ABC network. In 1975, he finally decided to concentrate on full time comedy by shifting to Los Angeles, California. Here he began performing at ‘The Comedy Store’ where he was noticed by Jimmie Walker who hired him to write jokes for his stand-up show. In 1977, he became a regular on the show, ‘The Starland Band Show’ telecast on CBS network.