Dan Levy Reveals If He Really Started The 'SNL' Kindness Tradition

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Lindsay Cronin

Dan Levy appeared on a February 2021 episode of Saturday Night Live, as seen on YouTube, and a short time later, it was rumored that he had started a new tradition on the long-running NBC sketch comedy series.

After hitting it big with his Emmy-winning comedy show, Schitt's Creek, which he created with his famous father, Eugene Levy, Dan was alleged to have created a tradition of kindness on set. However, according to Dan himself, he didn't actually start the trend.

How The Levy Family Helped Dan Navigate Hollywood

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During a chat on the Today Show, via Bustle earlier this year, Dan denied that he started a trend of leaving notes for fellow Saturday Night Live cast members but said that his dad taught him "generosity."

“You have to just give people space. There's just such a joy in knowing that you have each other's back,” he explained.

In addition to dad Eugene, Dan has had his actress sister, Sarah Levy, at his side throughout his career in the world of entertainment.

Did Dan Levy Marry John Mulaney?

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Levy is openly gay, having come out to his parents at the age of 18.

“I believe it was mom who just actually said, ‘OK, are you gay?" Eugene recalled to Dan in a interview with The Hollywood Reporter

“She did. My mom asked me over for lunch one day and I said, ‘Yes,'” Dan confirmed. “She almost knew. My mom and I have a very close relationship in that sense and it almost felt like she knew that I was ready.”

While Dan officiated John Mulaney's wedding, they are not dating. And, at the current time, Dan appears to be single.

What Movies And TV Shows Dan Levy Has Been Featured In

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In addition to his most famous role in Schitt's Creek, which aired for six seasons, Dan has appeared in a number of other television shows, including Degrassi and Q-Force. He also had plenty of hosting gigs in recent years, including a job hosting the After Show special for The Hills and other MTV projects.

Dan was also seen in a couple of television movies, including Degrassi Goes Hollywood and The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show, which featured him in a narrator position.

What Is Dan Levy's Net Worth?

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According to a report from Celebrity Net Worth Dan has built up a net worth of $14 million over his past several years in Hollywood and currently owns a pricey home in the trendy are of Los Feliz in Los Angeles.

As the report explained, Dan purchased his current home in November 2019 for $4.13 million. Although details of the home weren't reveal it was noted as "large" and revealed that he paid around $400,000 over asking to secure the deal.