Larry David Net Worth, How did the award-winning comedian and producer accumulate such wealth? Check this article to find out more about Larry David Net Worth, his life and career.
About Larry David
Larry David is an award-winning American producer, writer, comedian and actors. He is best known for his work in the comedy TV series ‘Seinfeld’ which he wrote and produced.
He was also the producer of the HBO series ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’. Larry David Net Worth as a stand-up comedian has placed him among the richest comedians with the likes of Steve Harvey and Kevin Hart.
|Full Name:||Lawrence Gene David|
|Profession:||Producer, Stand-up Comedian, Writer|
|Date of Birth:||July 2, 1947|
|Net Worth:||$500 Million|
Larry David Early Life and Career
His real name is Lawrence Gene David. He was born on July 2, 1947, in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York to Mortimer Julius and Rose David. His parents are Jews who immigrated from Germany in the 1800s.
Larry studied at Sheepshead Bay High school. Upon graduation, he moved over to the University of Maryland, College Park where he obtained his degree in history.
While in school, he observed that he could make people laugh so easily that after graduation he decided to be an entertainer.
However, in the mid-1970s, Larry started his career as a stand-up comedian but engaged in other jobs to sustain himself. He soon ventured into writing comedy for others.
He had his first major breakthrough when he became a writer for ABC’s Friday Show and the popular NBC Saturday Night Live.
In 1989, Larry in partnership with Jerry Seinfeld created the NBC show ‘Seinfeld’. The show progressed slowly having eight seasons but has gone on to join the list of top TV shows of all time. He made over $250 million from the show as his commission.
Then in 2000, he began his second major work this time with HBO on the series ‘Curb your Enthusiasm’ which had similarities with his former work Seinfeld but its storyline is based on the life of Larry.
However, the ‘Curb your Enthusiasm’ show had top actors and comedians join the cast as well as Larry’s wife. It was nominated for various awards and ended up winning a few.
Apart from his two major works, Larry also has directed, written or starred in other movies which include: Sour Grapes(1998), Whatever Works(2009) and Clear History(2013).
Larry David Net Worth
As of 2019, Larry David Net Worth is $500 million. Larry David Net Worth is accumulated from his commission on movies and comedy performances.
It should be worthy of note that if not for the divorce he had in 2007 that led to him dividing his wealth between himself and wife, Larry would have been worth close to a billion dollars.
There is not much information about Larry’s lifestyle but in 2008, he purchased a house for $10.35 million dollars. The house is 10,000 ft in size with seven bedrooms, ten bathrooms, a swimming pool, and a guest room. Currently, the house is worth close to $15 million.
Awards and Recognition
Larry has been nominated on numerous occasions and has also received some awards which include:
-Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: 1993
-Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series: 1993
-Larry David was voted for by fellow comedians and comedy insiders as number 23 of the greatest comedy stars ever
-Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement from the Writers Guild of America: 2010
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