Net Worth: $3 Million
American actor, comedian, screenwriter and television producer David Alan Grier has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He is best known for his role in the comedy TV show “In Living Color”.
Soon after earning his master’s degree from the Yale School of Drama, Grier started his career by starring in the Broadway musical “The First”. He also got a role in the hit musical “Dreamgirls” and the drama “A Soldier’s Play”. He landed his first film role in the 1983 film “Streamers”. It earned him a Golden Lion award. He also landed a role in the 1984 film “A Soldier’s Story”, an adaptation of “A Soldier’s Play”. He acted in several other films such as “From the Hip”, “Off Limits” and “Almost an Angel”.
One of the greatest moments of Grier’s career was on the Emmy Award-winning comedy show “In Living Color”. Throughout the run of the show from 1990 to 1994, he created memorable characters that ranged from energetic children to irritable old men. After the show ended, he alternated between acting and executive producing. In 2008, he created, wrote and produced the “Chocolate News” series for “Comedy Central”. In 2010, he guest-starred in Season 6 of the TV series “Bones”. In 2013, he appeared in the comedy film “Peeples” as Virgil Peeples.
David Alan Grier was born on June 30, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan. He has one daughter, Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim, borne to him by Christine Y. Kim, his second ex-wife.