Who is Dylan Macdonald? Get To Know Norm Macdonald’s Son

Dylan Macdonald is the son of the late Norm Macdonald, the Canadian actor and former host of the popular sketch show Saturday Night Live (SNL). Dylan Macdonald was born October 28, 1992, and is presently 31 years old.

Even though being the son of the celebrity TV host is his claim to fame, Dylan Macdonald was formerly known as a social media personality and YouTube star, however, all his social media pages have remained inactive for a number of years now, and there is almost no explanation why that’s the case.

Summary of Dylan Macdonald’s Biography

  • Full Name: Dylan Macdonald
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of Birth: October 28, 1992
  • Dylan Macdonald’s Age: 31 years old
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christian
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Dylan Macdonald’s Parents: Norm Macdonald and Connie Vaillancourt
  • Dylan Macdonald’s Height in Feet and Inches: 5′ 8”
  • Dylan Macdonald’s Height in Centimeters: 173
  • Dylan Macdonald’s Weight: 68 kg
  • Dylan Macdonald’s Net Worth: $ 1 million – $2 million
  • Famous for: Being Norm Macdonald’s son
  • Dylan Macdonald’s Instagram: @dylan_macdonald

Dylan Macdonald is 31 Years Old

Dylan Macdonald was born to his parents Norm Macdonald and his ex-wife Connie Vaillancourt on the 28th of October 1992 in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America. He is an American by nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity, with his zodiac sign being Scorpio.

The YouTube star – as per an interview – is not an only child, as he is said to have a twin brother whose name is not known. And even though this is yet to be confirmed, Dylan once uploaded an image of his ‘brother’ on his official Facebook account.

He Was A YouTube And Social Media Star, But His Current Career Path Is Obscure

Many got to recognize the YouTube star as the son of Norm Macdonald after he appeared with his father on The Tom Green Show, which was produced in 2013, but unlike his father, Dylan has the appearance of a timid and calm person. Besides the show, which he featured alongside his father, he has also been involved in other productions like Leaving Town (2005), Nara (2008), and Love/Infatuation (2010).

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Dylan Macdonald owns a YouTube channel called ‘3rd Triumvirate,’ which he created on April 27, 2011, with some of his friends. The YouTube channel where he posts his videos contains mainly comedy sketches with different segments. He uploaded his first video, titled US History 1, on the channel on May 8, 2011,  and it had over 1k views. Since then, he had gone ahead to post and upload several other videos.

The channel is no longer active, as the last video was uploaded over six years ago. Some of the content on the channel includes videos like Idiot Savant and Spelling Bee while. There are also some other videos like Bloopers and Q&A with fans.

While choosing a career path, it had seemed as though the YouTube star was following in his father’s footsteps for a while as he worked in the entertainment industry. But currently, it’s uncertain the career path Dylan has chosen as all his social media pages and channels have been inactive for years now.

From his Facebook account, which has been inactive for many years now, his profile shows he currently works at The Lead, which is a media and news company, but this remains uncertain as his Facebook account has not been updated for many years.

Dylan‘s Parents Are Professionals in their Various Careers

Dylan Macdonald’s parents, Norm Macdonald and Connie Vaillancourt are both professionals in their respective occupations and have played a major role in the life of the social media personality as they were responsible for his upbringing and training, which is the role of parents in the life of their children.

Dylan Macdonald

His father, Norman Gene Macdonald, by profession, was a popular stand-up comedian, writer, and actor in the entertainment industry. He was popularly known for his deadpan humor style and sometimes old-fashioned turns of phrase. Some of his popular television shows include Family Guy, Last Comic Standing, One Night Stand, The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget, The 4th Canadian Screen Awards, and many more.

His career as an actor saw him feature in different sitcoms such as The Middle as Rusty Heck, and his first work in television was when he wrote for comedy sitcoms like Roseanne and The Dennis Miller Show.

As a comedian, his first performance was at stand-up clubs in Ottawa and then amateur nights at Yuk Yuk’s in 1985. He also got a chance to perform at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal in 1987. He had also gone ahead to appear on the late-night talk show with David Letterman and was also a frequent guest on the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. He has also anchored shows such as Norm Macdonald Live, and Norm Macdonald Has a Show (a Netflix series)

Norm Macdonald experienced a major boost in his career when he was featured as a writer and cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) television program, which was produced in 1993. In the program, he got to perform impressions of Larry King, Charles Kuralt, David Letterman, Quentin Tarantino, and Bob Dole, among others.

His Mother is a Marriage and Family Therapist

Dylan Macdonald’s mother, Connie Vaillancourt, is a professional marriage and family therapist and is well-recognized in her field. A family and marriage therapist is licensed to evaluate, diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, health issues, and behavioral issues within the context of couples, marriage, and family systems. There is not much information on her as she is a very private person and loves to keep her personal life away from the media.

Dylan Macdonald’s Parents Were Married For 11 Years

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Norm Macdonald and Connie Vaillancourt got married in 1988. There is no information as to where they met each other or when they started dating, as such detail has not been made available to any source. The couple stayed married for 11 years before they parted ways in 1999.

Norman Macdonald gave up the ghost at the age of 61 on September 14, 2021. The comedian died from acute Leukaemia, an ailment that he had battled for 10 years. He died at a hospital located in Pasadena, California, United States.

The Former YouTuber is Yet To Confirm His Relationship Status

Dylan Macdonald is yet to confirm if he is involved in any romantic relationship with anyone. The young and good-looking former social media personality has shared many pictures of himself and his female friends but is yet to confirm or mention anyone as his girlfriend.

According to information gathered about him, he is currently single. However, he is a very private person who has kept his personal life under wraps which also makes it difficult for one to know what is going on in his personal life.

His net worth is estimated to be roughly between $1 million to $ 2 million. The majority of his earnings are from his various jobs and his YouTube channel.

Hugo Wright
Hugo Wright
Hugo has extensive professional writing experience and has been writing and editing articles on multiple platforms for several years now. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favourite pastimes.


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