Drew Allison Carey known as Drew Carey is an American actor, comedian, and television host. He is most known for his work as the host of “The Price is Right” and his appearances on “The Drew Carey Show.” He was one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world when working on The Drew Carey Show, making the equivalent of $1 million every episode after considering inflation.
Drew Carey Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $165 M|
|Full Name Drew Allison Carey|
|Birth Date 23 May 1958|
|Age 64 years|
|Birthplace Cleveland, Ohio, U.S|
|Profession Comedian, Actor, Host|
|Girlfriend Amie Harwick (ex)|
Drew Carey Early Life
Drew Allison youngest of three children was raised in Cleveland, where he was born on May 23, 1958. In the marching band at James Ford Rhodes High School, he played the trumpet is where he received his diploma. He resumed his studies at Kent State University, where he was twice dismissed due to poor grades. After three years, he left the university and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. After his friend David Lawrence advised him to check out joke-writing books from the library, he started his comic career in 1985. After winning an open mic competition, he was appointed Master of Ceremonies at the Cleveland Comedy Club in 1986.
Drew Carey Career
After appearing on “Star Search” in 1988, Carey then made appearances on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and “Late Night with David Letterman,” which helped him become a household name as a comic. He was able to get supporting roles because of his success in stand-up comedy on series and movies like “Coneheads” (1993) and “The Good Life” (1994). Carey created the plot with author Bruce Helford for the comedy “The Drew Carey Show,” which centered on a fictitious version of Carey. It had 233 episodes in all during the course of its nine-year run. Additionally, Drew produced as well as performed in “Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show,” that Comedy Central eventually picked up after WB had dropped it. Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza, which was recorded in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, was the primetime improvising show he hosted as he continued to build on his popularity from “Whose Line?”
Drew Carey Wife
In addition to being a father figure to Nicole Jaracz’s son from a prior relationship, Connor, Carey proposed to Nicole in 2007. In 2012, the pair called off their engagement and chose not to get married. Carey made his engagement to sex therapist Amie Harwick public in January 2018.
Drew Carey Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Drew Carey is $165 million as of 2022. He has a sizable net worth as a result of his extensive career in comedy. Drew Allison Carey surprisingly made $45 million from all of his ventures in the year 1998 alone. He received $750,000 every episode of “The Drew Carey Show” from 2001 and 2004. At that rate, he produced 79 episodes, which equates to $59,250,000 over the course of the previous three seasons. His yearly salary as host of “The Price is Right” is $12.5 million.
Drew Carey Height and Weight
|Weight 77 kg|
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Brown|