Larry David is the famous name of Lawrence Gene David, who was born on 2nd July 1947 in New York. He is among the few multi-talented stars who are known for their caliber in different fields; such as being an Actor, Comedian, Director, Writer, TV Producer.
He went to Sheepshead Bay High School, later joined the University Of Maryland for his degree course. Thereafter, he got himself enrolled in the United States Army Reserve.
Larry David Net Worth 2019
Larry David owns a Net Worth of $400 million, as of 2019. He is among the few most wealthy actors and comedians, in the industry.
Larry is the owner for 25% equity of the series Seinfield, in which he has written 62 episodes out of 180 in total. In addition to which, when the deal of Seinfield was finalized with Columbia Tristar he has gained $250 million.
His annual income turns out to be around $40 million to $50 million from different sources; such as Platform Royalties, DVD returns, contracts & deals, sale of merchandise.
His net worth could have been beyond imagination if he wouldn’t have lost on his major wealth during his divorce to his ex-wife. On top of it, he has to compromise on the future income from the syndicates of the TV series that would be given half to his wife; especially for Curb Your Enthusiasm & Seinfield.
Though he has already paid $300 million approximately, during the settlement of divorce.
Since he has received $17 million for each episode of Seinfield, as a syndication returns. In addition, to which, the streaming rights of the Seinfield series made him receive $45 million on top of all.
Biography of Larry David
|Full Name||Larry David|
|Birthdate||2nd July 1947|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, USA|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Occupation||Actor, Comedian, Director, Producer|
|Daughters||Romy David, Cazzie David|
Versatility of Career
Larry has been the major contributor in the creation of Seinfeld & Curb Your Enthusiasm, that became the biggest source for his lifetime wealth. Simultaneously, he was able to reach at the heights of fame and popularity through the same path of unique work style.
His achievements in the career don’t lie on hollow ground, instead, he has worked sincerely all his life. At the beginning of his career, he was engaged with small jobs to keep moving ahead.
Larry has written & acted in Fridays, a TV series and he also created the content for Saturday Night Live.
Awards & Recognitions
- In 1993, Larry was able to receive Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for The Contest.
- He was named as 23rd greatest Comedy Star by the British poll process, for choosing The Comedian’s Comedian in 2004.
- He has received a huge list of suggestions for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series, in 2002- 2004 – 2005 for the performance in Curb Your Enthusiasm. He also received the nominations under the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series during the years 2003- 2004- 2006- 2010- 2012- 2018 by Emmy Awards.
- In 2010, Larry has been awarded the Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement by Writers Guild Of America.