Dave McCary - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 1, 2022

Dave McCary
Profession: Writer, Director
Best Known For: Good Neighbor (comedy group)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $14 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 2, 1985 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Dave McCary
Birth Place: San Diego, California, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Gary McCary
Mother's Name: Diane McCary
Siblings: 2

Molly McCary (sister)
Sarah McCary (sister)

University: University of Southern California
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Emma Stone
Children: 1

Louise Jean McCary (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 2.00 meter (6 feet 7 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

Table of contents [Hide]

Who is Dave McCary?

Dave McCary is a writer and director by profession and American by nationality. He is a co-founder of the sketch comedy group, Good Neighbor, currently works for Saturday Night Live (SNL), and is engaged to be married to Oscar-winning actress Emma Stone.

Dave McCary – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Dave McCary’s birth took place on July 2, 1985, in San Diego, California, USA. His mother's name is Diane  McCary and his father's name is Gary McCary. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- sisters Molly McCary and Sarah McCary. The names of his brothers are not known.

young Dave McCary (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After graduation from high school, Dave McCary went on to study at the University of Southern California. His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Dave McCary – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Dave McCary began dating actress Emma Stone in 2017. They had first met in 2016  while working in SNL where Stone was there to host an episode.

He and his girlfriend are known for their love of privacy and have been spotted in public appearances only a couple of times. On December 4, 2019, Dave McCary announced via Instagram that they were engaged to be married. The couple married in September 2020.

He and his wife welcomed daughter Louise Jean McCary in March 2021.

Apart from his romantic relationship with Stone, McCary’s previous relationship and girlfriends are not known to the public.

Also read: Alex Hogh Andersen - Danish Actor, Photographer 

Dave McCary, Emma Stone (Instagram)

Dave McCary – Career

While attending the University of Southern California Dave McCary with his childhood friend Kyle Mooney. There they met Nick Rutherford, and Beck Bennett and went on to form a sketch comedy group, Good Neighbor. 

The group went on to find success after filming a Comedy Central pilot. Impressed by the group’s potential Saturday Night Live (SNL) had to work with Comedy Central to get them out of their contract so that they could join SNL.

Dave McCary joined SNL in 2013, for its thirty-ninth season as a segment director. He went on to direct numerous segments such as Miley Sex Tape, Mr. Senior, I Know, and Super Champions.

Aside from SNL and Good Neighbor Dave McCary directed the comedy-drama film Brigsby Bear in 2017.

Also read: Taissa Farmiga - Actress, sister of Vera Farmiga  

Dave McCary, Kyle Mooney (Killer Movie Reviews)


McCary’s fellow Brigsby Bear co-stars include Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Matt Walsh, etc.

Dave McCary – Net Worth, Salary

The figures of both the net worth and annual salary of Dave McCary are yet to be estimated and will be updated in the near future.

Dave McCary – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Dave McCary is active on Instagram with over 30.7k followers and on his private Twitter account with 2.6k followers.

Also read: Taylor Russell - Actress of Escape Room 2, Waves 

Fact Check

We endeavour for accuracy. If you believe our content has any misinformation, violates your copyright, or you want to propose an update, please feel free to contact us.

Tags : Saturday Night Live SNL Writer director Emma Stone Dave McCary


  1. wikipedia 

Related Biography