Dan buys and restores Chevy convertible muscle cars from the late 60s, early 70s.
Dan has a rare collection of Bakelite radios.
Dan is known to sometimes guest-star in some episodes of shows he creates.
Before rising to fame, he worked at a computer store and as a pizza delivery boy.
He has nine nieces and nephews.
His favorite food is sushi.
His wife Lisa is founder and president of a foundation called Hungry Girl. The group gives food recipes, dieting info and more. In an episode of Drake & Josh, Hungry Girl was a fictional movie title.
He was first discovered at his high school in Memphis in 1984.
He produced the movie Good Burger, which was a spin-off from a sketch on his show All That. He also starred in the movie as Mr. Bailey.
In 1993, he made a transition from acting to creating TV shows. His first being Nickelodeon's All That which began airing in 1994.
He is a huge fan of the late John Belushi.
He has a black and white pet rabbit named Cookie.
He worked with Amanda Bynes for seven consecutive years in TV. He worked with her from 1999-2001 on Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show. Also, from 2002-2006 he worked with her on The WB's What I Like About You.
He is a huge fan of the original Star Trek series.
He and his wife, Lisa, collect old lunchboxes, vending machines and Jadite dishes.
He sometimes incorporates his name into shows that he produces. For example, on Zoey 101 the library is called Schneider's Library. Also, on Drake & Josh there is a place called Schneider's Bakery.
He married Lisa Lillien in 2002.
His first movie role was in 1984 in the film Making the Grade.
He owns a production company called Schneider's Bakery, Inc., where he is president.
His parents are Harry and Carol Schneider.
He was senior class president at White Station High School.
His best subject in high school was Science, although he often got into trouble.
His other Nick series, "Drake & Josh" won multiple Kids Choice Awards for Best TV Show, and Favorite Actor.
Shows Created For Nickelodeon All That = 1994-2005 Kenan & Kel = 1996-2000 The Amanda Show = 1999-2002 Drake & Josh = 2004-2007 Zoey 101 = 2005-2008 iCarly = September 2007 - Present Victorious = 2010 - Present
Dan: My goal is to have the 10-year-olds and the 40-year-olds laughing together.
Dan: (about Head of the Class)
I'm basically playing myself, except Dennis is sort of a more immature version of me... I'm a much nicer guy!
Dan: My mom had her own seat in the principal's office. But they sent for my dad when I sneaked into school at night to use the library's computer.