Quick Facts of Larry David
- Full NameLarry David
- Net Worth$400 million
- Date of Birth02 July, 1947
- Marital Status Single
- BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, U.S.
- Ethnicity White
- ProfessionComedian, writer, actor, director, and television producer
- Nationality American
- Active Year1980- present
- Hair colour Black and Pepper
- SpouseLaurie Lennard (m. 1993; div. 2007)
- Height5 feet 11 inches feet
- EducationUniversity of Maryland
- Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
- ChildrenCazzie Laurel, Romy March
- Horoscope Cancer
Larry David is the famous stand-up comedian, writer, director, actor, and TV producer. He is famous for the creation of television series Seinfeld alongside Jerry Seinfeld of which he was the head writer and executive producer from 1989 to 1997.
Moreover, he received further recognition for the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm for his creation and starred as a semi-fictionalized version of himself. Throughout his career, he has won Emmy Award and got nominated for several Golden Globe Award as well.
Larry David’s Bio, Wiki
Larry David was born Lawrence Gene David on July 2, 1947, in the neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn, New York. David was born to the parents Rose and Mortimer Julius “Morty” David, who is the manufacturer of the men’s clothing. Additionally, he has one older brother named Ken. He belongs to American nationality and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is white.
David attended the Sheepshead Bay High School, New York, and proceeded to the University of Maryland and received a degree in history in 1969. He also joined the United States Army Reserve after his graduation.
Larry started his career as a standup comedian in 1974 in New York nightclubs. Soon after this, he got a chance to be writer and performer of the comedy variety show Fridays. Later he also wrote for NBC’s Saturday Night Live. David wrote for SNL for a year between 1984 and 1985.
In 1989, David was hired by Jerry Seinfeld from NBC. They associated and created Seinfeld, playing Seinfeld along with Michael Richards, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Jason Alexander. Episodes in Seinfeld are based on things which actually happened like in The Contest and The Revenge. David’s semi-scripted series Curb Your Enthusiasm in 1990 became his breakthrough work.
Moreover, in 2012 he made his appearance in the classic trio The Three Storages. Following year, he wrote and played Clear History alongside Kate Hudson, Bill Hader, and Jon Hamm. He was honored with the various awards which include Emmy Awards for two times and nominated for several Golden Globe Award.
Larry David’s Salary & Net Worth
Multi-talented personality Larry David earns a huge amount of money from the film industry. As he was the co-creator, producer as well as a writer of a wildly famous and profitable tv series from the 90s called Seinfeld. He earned a bulk of the money from the series and has been earning billions long after the series ended production in syndication fees.
During an Interview with Charlie Rose, David admitted the mentioned his transformation into a rich man. He said:
“It gave me money. It gave me something that I didn’t have, but in the way that people think it’s a total transformation. I still, to this day, couldn’t walk up to a woman at a bar and say hello.”
As per the Business Insider, his net worth is $900 Million as his net worth was divided with his wife after their divorce. In the same interview, David confirmed the news saying:
“My wife took half of it in the divorce.”
And when Rose concluded it him being generous, then he admitted:
“No, that’s the law.”
Therefore, according to the Wealthy Gorilla and Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth in 2018 is estimated to be $400 Million.
However, according to the Moneyinc, it claims his $400 Million net worth was maintained around September of 2017. And it could have increased in nearly past ten years. Hence, his net worth is assumed to be around $500 Million.
Furthermore, his work in Seinfeld earned him $250 Million alone in 1998 and has reportedly netted $3.1 Billion in fees for reruns on US TV channels. He made between $40-50 Million from Seinfeld syndication and DVD sales. Also, he earned huge money from Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Larry David’s Properties
Larry David sold his Pacific Palisades home for $12 Million. The house captures 11,272 sq. ft. space which has 10 baths with a master bedroom, swimming pool, large guest house, family room, dining room.
Similarly, David has a 17-acre estate property in Martha’s Vineyard and an apartment in New York. In Los Angeles, he owns a $15 Million Hobbit style house.
Ferrell and David Pays JP Morgan 600K
Will Ferrell is a famous actor of Megamind, who lost a case against J.P Morgan Chase for unauthorized and unacceptable purchase of securities. Later, Ferrell lowered the bar with David and offered J.P to pay $2.7 Million plus full purchase of unsuitable securities of $18 Million. The Forbes reported they both paid Morgan $600 Thousand after losing the case.
Larry David’s Personal Life (Engaged, Daughter & Wife)
Larry David got married to Laurie Lennard on 31 March 1993. The couple contributed as bloggers in The Huffington Post in 2005. Together they have two daughters; Cazzie Laurel, born on 10 May 1994 and Romy March, born on 2 March 1996.
His eldest daughter took after David and she is playing and writing in a comedy series of her own. The series is similar to her father’s Curb Your Enthusiasm and in the series, she lets out her frustrations and anxieties. Moreover, Cazzie has also kept herself in the list of the Rich Kids of Instagram posts.
However, their long-term relationship got to an end on July 13, 2007, and asked for joint custody of their two daughters. After departing with his wife, rumors spread about David having affairs with an actress Amy Landecker. Besides, this he was also in a romantic relationship with Monica Yates from 1970 to 1985.
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Larry David’s Body Measurements (Age & Height)
Age: As of 2019, he is 71 years old.
Height: Currently, Larry stands at the height of 1.8m.