Larry David Net Worth in 2019 and how did he attain fame and success as an individual? Read on to find out the impressive secrets behind Larry David salary, earnings, investment, and success story.
Larry David whose full name is Lawrence Gene 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. Larry David has was also the producer of the HBO series ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’. He also is a stand-up comedian with a huge net worth placing him among the richest comedians along with names with Steve Harvey and Kevin Hart. Larry David Net Worth is currently at $500 million
|Net Worth||$500 million|
|Source of Wealth||Comedy, writing, producer|
|Date of Birth||July 2, 1947|
Larry 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. He studied at Sheepshead Bay High school. After 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.
In the mid-1970s, Larry began 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, 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. Larry made over $250 million from the show as his commission.
In 2000, Larry began his second major work this time with HBO on the series ‘Curb your Enthusiasm’. The show had similarities with his former work Seinfeld but its storyline is based on the life of Larry. However, the 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 Earnings
Larry David’s with an impressive net worth of $500 million which he made 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.
Much about Larry’s lifestyle isn’t known but in 2008, 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.
As of 2019, Larry David has an estimated Net Worth of $500 million.
Awards and recognition
Larry David has been nominated on numerous occasions and has also received some awards which include:
- -1993: Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
- -1993: Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
- -Voted by fellow comedians and comedy insiders as number 23 of the greatest comedy stars ever
- -2010: Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement from the Writers Guild of America