Drew Carey Net Worth: A Stand-Up Comedian, know his earnings, tv shows, movies, wife, marine career
Facts of Drew Carey Net Worth: A Stand-Up Comedian, know his earnings, tv shows, movies, wife, marine career
|Date of Birth:
|1958 May 23
|65 years old
|5 Feet 10 Inch
Drew Carey is a renowned TV host, actor, voice actor, comedian, and sports executive who has an estimated net worth of $165 million. Drew Carey is a stand-up comedian who gained popularity in his own sitcom, The Drew Carey Show.
Income Source of Drew Carey
The comedian and actor earn a beautiful $8.5 million as his annual salary, which makes a substantial contribution. Coming from a guy who had to sell his blood plasma to put food on his table, that's pretty amazing.
In addition to his annual income, Drew has won a substantial amount of money from the celebrity version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire; in fact, he currently holds the record of the most money won on that show. He won a total of $532,000 from a few appearances on the show; won $500,000 in 1999 during his first appearance and $32,000 in his second appearance.
Early Life of Drew Carey
Drew Carey was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the USA on May 23, 1958. His birth name is Drew Allison Carey. Drew was born to Lewis Carey, father, and Beulah Carey, mother. He's the youngest of three children. He's got, two brothers, Roger Carey and Lewis Carey.
His father died of a brain tumor when Drew was eight years old. He spent his childhood living in Cleveland, Ohio's Old Brooklyn neighborhood. His nationality is American and belongs to mixed ethnicity (English, Welsh, German, and Spanish).
Carey completed his James Ford Rhodes High School education in 1975. He attended college at Kent State University (KSU).
He was expelled twice at the university for poor academic performance. He left the university after three years. He then joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 1979.
He served four years as a Marine. He moved to Los Vegas in 1983 and worked at Denny's like a bank teller and waiter.
Career of Drew Carey
In 1985, Drew began his career as a comedian. He won an open-microphone contest the following year. After that, he became Master of Ceremonies at the Cleveland Comedy Club.
Over the next few years, he performed at several comedy clubs in Cleveland and Los Angeles. When he competed in the 1988 Star Search, he became popular as a comedian.
He began working as a stand-up comedian in 1991 when he appeared on Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show Starring. He made his first appearance with David Letterman on Late Night later that year.
In 1994, when he wrote his own stand-up comedy special, Drew Carey: Human Cartoon, Carey became popular. He won a CableACE Award for Best Writing for the show.
From 1995 to 2004, he hosted his own show called The Drew Carey Show. He also had roles in several movies and TV movies. He hosted the show from 1998 to 2007, Whose Line Is It Anyway? He was also the show's executive producer.
He started hosting the show called Drew Carey's Green Screen Show in 2004. He was the host of the show until 2005. He replaced Bob Barker as The Price Is Right's host in 2007. He has been hosting the show since then.
Carey has gone ahead to appear on a good number of TV series, movies, and video games. The famous TV host was in the habit of taking photographs of the United States National Team Soccer games as a result of his strong passion for a wide range of sports.
Drew Carey: Awards and Honors
In his career, Carey has won several awards and honors. He won the Satellite Award for Best Actor–Musical / Comedy Series in 1998. He received Honorary DHL from Cleveland State University in 2000.
Drew Carey at the TV Guide Awards
Comedy Central listed him on the 2004 list of 100 Greatest All-Time Stand-Ups. He won the "Best Advocacy Journalism" Award for Southern California Journalism in 2011.
Drew Carey: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Rumors are that since his separation with Nicole Jaracz, Drew has had an affair with actress Kelley Whilden. Drew and Kelly have been together many times in public events.
It's not sure whether they're just friends or having an affair. He never became a part of any controversial issues throughout his successful career.
Personal Life of Drew Carey
He previously had a relationship with Nicole Jaracz who became his fiancée in 2007. The couple made the decision to go their separate ways in January 2012 after a five-year commitment. Although they had no children together, Drew assumed a father figure to the son of Nicole Jaracz, Connor, whom she had from a previous relationship. Nicole Jaracz and her son made several appearances on Carey's show at the time of their relationship, The Price is Right.
It would appear that the comedian was not involved in any other relationship between 2012 and 2017. His love life was rekindled in 2017 when he met with therapist Dr. At a house party, Amie Nicole Harwick hit it off and started dating immediately and their official engagement was made public in January 2018. Since then, the couple has been spotted together in several public events.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Drew is active on social media. He has more than 604k followers on Twitter and more than 43.3k followers on Instagram. His official Facebook page has more than 61.5k likes and more than 60.8k followers.
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