Larry David - Famous Comedian

Larry David Net Worth

$400,000,000

Larry David is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and television producer. With a net worth of $400 million, he is famous for creating the comedy shows ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ which have been successful since their inception in 1989.

Key facts:

  • Larry David is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and television producer.
  • He is best known for creating the comedy shows 'Seinfeld' and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.'
  • 'Seinfeld' is one of the most successful shows in television history, with Larry winning two Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on the show.
  • Larry is also recognized for his HBO series 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' which he created and starred in as a semi-fictionalized version of himself.
  • He has earned a significant portion of his net worth from the syndication royalties generated by 'Seinfeld,' with the show generating well over $4 billion in syndication revenue.

Basic Information About Larry David

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Comedians
ProfessionsActor, Television producer, Screenwriter, Comedian, Film Producer, Writer, Voice Actor
Net worth$400,000,000
Date of birth1947-07-02 (76 years old)
Place of birthBrooklyn
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksHis writing uses humor derived from awkward social situations
Often uses articles of clothing as major plot devices
Bald head
Distinctive Oliver Peoples eyeglasses
Acerbic, neurotically dark humor
Germophobia
Spouse7 October - Ashley Underwood (Β 2020 - present)
Laurie Lennard - (31 MarchΒ 1993 - 2007)Β (divorced)Β (2 children)
GenderMale
Height5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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What Movie Awards did Larry David win?


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Larry David awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
EDA Special Mention Award - Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love InterestWinnerWhatever Works2009
Primetime Emmy - Outstanding Comedy SeriesNomineeCurb Your Enthusiasm2020
Primetime Emmy - Outstanding Comedy SeriesNomineeCurb Your Enthusiasm2018
Primetime Emmy - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeCurb Your Enthusiasm2010
Actor - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeCurb Your Enthusiasm2018
Actor - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeCurb Your Enthusiasm2010
Actor - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeCurb Your Enthusiasm2006
Critics' Choice TV Award - Best Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeCurb Your Enthusiasm2012
Primetime Emmy - Outstanding Comedy SeriesWinnerSeinfeld1993
Nova Award - Most Promising Producer in TelevisionWinnerSeinfeld1994
WGA Award (TV) - Episodic ComedyWinnerSeinfeld1995
WGA Award (TV) - Episodic ComedyWinnerSeinfeld1994
WGA Award (TV) - Episodic ComedyNomineeSeinfeld1993
WGA Award (TV) - Episodic ComedyNomineeSeinfeld1991

Larry David roles

Movie / Series Role
The Three StoogesSister Mary-Mengele
Whatever WorksBoris
Radio DaysCommunist Neighbor
New York StoriesTheater Manager (segment "Oedipus Wrecks")
Hannah MontanaLarry David 1 episode, 2007
Comedians in Cars Getting CoffeeDirector
Comedians in Cars Getting CoffeeWriter
Comedians in Cars Getting CoffeeSelf 3 episodes, 2012-2017
Saturday Night LiveWriter
Saturday Night LiveWriter
Saturday Night LiveBernie Sanders / ... 3 episodes, 1984-2020
Curb Your EnthusiasmWriter
Curb Your EnthusiasmWriter
Curb Your EnthusiasmLarry David 101 episodes, 2000-2021
EntourageLarry David 1 episode, 2004
Last Week Tonight with John OliverSelf 2 episodes, 2016-2019
Love & WarLarry David 1 episode, 1993
SeinfeldWriter
SeinfeldWriter
SeinfeldWriter
SeinfeldWriter
SeinfeldGeorge Steinbrenner / ... (uncredited) unknown episodes
The Late Show with Stephen ColbertSelf 1 episode, 2020
It's Garry Shandling's Show.Writer
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonSelf 2 episodes, 2014-2015
The Daily ShowSelf - 'Barack Obama: It Could Have Been Worse' Narrator / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2012
TripTankLarry David 1 episode, 2014
The LeagueFuture Ruxin 1 episode, 2015
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf - Guest 1 episode, 2011
FridaysWriter
FridaysVarious 59 episodes, 1980-1982
ConanSelf - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2020
Late Night with Conan O'BrienSelf - Guest 2 episodes, 1999-2000

Larry David's Movie/Shows Salary

Movie / Series Salary
SeinfeldΒ (1989)$200,000,000 (from the sale of the syndication rights to the show)

Larry David's Quotes

  • I guess I still feel that I'm a comedian; if I had to pick one thing that I feel like I could do, it would be that. That doesn't mean that I like it, but I feel that's what I am.
  • [after winning the Golden Globe for best comedy series] This is a sad day for the Golden Globes. It is, however, quite a good day for Larry David. I suspect the wife will be a little forthcoming tonight.
  • Trying on pants is one of the most humiliating things a man can suffer that doesn't involve a woman.
  • Actually I walk around with the Emmy wherever I go, but I'm very casual about it.
  • Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man--there's your diamond in the rough.

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Interesting Facts about Larry David

  1. As he grew richer, with a "Forbes"-estimated fortune of more than $200 million for his role as co-creator of Seinfeld (1989), this otherwise hapless, former failed stand-up comic says that he developed an allergy to caviar, which "was the perfect metaphor for my life.".
  2. Was a writer on Saturday Night Live (1975) for one season. In that entire season, David got only one sketch that he had written on the air, and it was the last sketch of the night.
  3. Was the inspiration for the character of George Costanza on Seinfeld (1989), although the actual surname is borrowed from Jerry Seinfeld's real-life acquaintance Michael Costanza.
  4. Roger Ebert gave David's major motion picture writing-directing debut Sour Grapes (1998) a zero-star review (a rating he saves for especially bad movies he finds to be "evil"). David got his revenge with his new show Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), where a food critic (who just happens to use a thumbs up/thumbs down approach to his reviews) gets his thumbs accidentally broken by David during a dodge ball game. But Ebert loved the show, though he recalls wincing at the thumb-breaking scene.
  5. Close friend of writer Damien Furey.
  6. Graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in history.
  7. Despite his Brooklyn upbringing, has always been a New York Yankees fan. However, he's friendly with Boston Red Sox owner John Henry - a neighbor from Martha's Vineyard - and attended his wedding.
  8. Was a cast member of the TV series Fridays (1980). Another cast member was Michael Richards, who later played Kramer on Seinfeld (1989).
  9. Once neighbors with Kenny Kramer.
  10. He carries a pad of paper and a pencil with him wherever he goes to record his ideas, which typically come from his real-life interactions with people.
  11. When he was a stand-up comedian, he once walked on-stage and surveyed the crowd. Sensing no connection with them, he said, "This just isn't going to work," and promptly walked off the stage without performing any jokes.
  12. Father of Cazzie David (born 1994) and Romy David (born 1996).
  13. The popularity of Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) has resulted in the term "Larry David moment", meaning inadvertently causing a socially awkward situation, entering the American pop culture lexicon.
  14. Borrowed the surname, for Elaine's character on Seinfeld (1989), from a female Manhattan TV production friend named Terry Benes.
  15. Served in the UIS.Army Reserve.
  16. Did not start performing stand-up until he was in his 30s.
  17. Many of the stories in Seinfeld (1989), such as George returning to a job he quit a few days prior and pretending he never left, are based on things that really happened to him.
  18. Has a bachelor's degree in History from the University of Maryland and in Business Administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
  19. Worked as a store clerk, limousine driver, brassiere salesman and television repairman early in his career.
  20. Supported and campaigned for Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election.

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