Drake Bell filed for bankruptcy in 2014
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Drake Bell filed for Bankruptcy protection in 2014. Bell claimed that he was nearly $ 600 thousand in debt, and, though owning a house worth over one million dollars, owed $ 1.6 million on the mortgage.
At the time that he filed, Bell listed his monthly income at $ 2,800 and his monthly expenses at $ 18,771. While earning nearly half a million dollars two years before filing for bankruptcy, Bell reported that he made less than $ 20,000 in 2013.
Drake Bell's career, since
Drake and Josh, has been a bit rocky. Bell – often the singular driving force behind his more recent projects – though stating that he is happy to put in the work, likely struggles to acquire the devout fanbase that a marketing team, or a publicist, is able to inspire. Is 'Drake and Josh' returning to television?
Drake and Josh went off the air, back in 2007, fans have been anxiously awaiting a revival. In this recent interview at the iHeart Radio Music Awards, Drake Bell teases a possible reunion and revival. After the interviewer at iHeart Radio stated, "I heard a rumor Drake and Josh is coming back," Bell Stated:
"Well, not exactly Drake and Josh, but Josh and I have been talking and he's come up with some cool ideas. And, yeah, I can not really go into exactly what we're doing, but it's going to be really cool and exciting. I'm really excited to do it. "
Going on to state that he's excited to see how the fans react, Drake explained that neither he or Josh wanted to do a reboot, so it had to be something creative. He also discussed his chemistry with Josh Peck and admitted that he has yet to find a co-star that he feels as connected to.
Drake Bell's other projects
Drake Bell is set to voice one of the characters in the animated movie
The Adventures of Bunny Bravo which is currently in post-production. He is also in Building for the Stars, alongside Jeremy Lynn and Ted Gatto, according to IMDb.
In addition to his film and music career, Drake Bell works as a voiceover artist for video games. His most recent voiceover work can be heard on
Kingdom Hearts III (as a Young Eraqus). Drake Bell also stars as Alan on the TV series Highly Gifted.
While Drake Bell continues to work in the musical and cinematic spheres, a reboot (of sorts) with Josh Peck would likely be the performer's most successful project since the original
Drake and Josh.