Quick Facts of

  • First NameDavid Alan Grier

American comedic actor David Alan Grier is popular for his work on the sketch comedy show In Living Color. Over a career that has spanned 37 years, he has made himself a well-known actor. 

In addition to this, he is also a revered theater actor, he has worked extensively on Broadway. Similarly, he also runs a food blog and is very passionate about cooking.

What Is The Net Worth Of David Alan Grier?

David Alan Grier has a net worth of around $4 million as of May 2020. He made this net worth from a career in acting and comedy.  

He started his career back in 1983 and has since become an immensely popular comedian. His first stint on-screen was with Streamers.

Is A Fan Of Motorcycles And Has A House In LA

The comedian is a passionate fan of motorcycles and has a rare Yamaha YZF-R1 Limited Edition whose price is around $11,299.

He also owns a house in Los Angeles, California, US but has not revealed the price of this estate.

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Career Insight

After her first role on-screen, he played another role in A Soldier’s Story in 1984. 

He followed up this performance with his role on Beer. In 1986, he worked on From the Hip, a year later, he appeared on Amazon Women on the Moon. He was cast in 3 films in 1988, ‘Off Limits’, ‘I’m Gonna Git You Sucka’ and ‘Me and Him’.  

In 1990 he took the role of Drummond in Loose Cannons and Det. Bill in Almost an Angel. He then played Gerard on Boomerang. In the Army Now came out in 1994 along with Blankman. Similarly, he was cast in ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’, ‘Tales from the Hood’ and ‘Jumanji’. 

Two years later, he acted in McHale’s Navy and Top of the World. David gave decent performances on Elmopalooza, Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby, A Saintly Switch, and Stuart Little in the late 1990s.

In 2000, he was cast in ‘3 Strikes’, ‘Return to Me’ and ‘The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle’. Then a few minor roles later, he played Uncle Henry in The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz in 2005. The same year, he also made an appearance in Bewitched.

Little Man came out in 2006 and after this, he worked on The Hustle, The Poker House, An American Carol, and Kissing Cousins in 2008.

The star worked on Dance Flick and Astro Boy in 2009 and followed this up with a small role on SLike a Business in 2010. Some of his other popular films are Peeples, Road Hard, The Big Sick, Arizona, Clifford the Big Red Dog, etc.

In a similar fashion, he started his TV career in 1985 with a small role on The Equalizer. A year later, he starred on All Is Forgiven. A few minor roles on A Different World, Tour of Duty, CBS Summer Playhouse, etc. later he was cast on ‘In Living Color’.

He starred on the sketch comedy show and was a cast member for 143 episodes from 1990 to 1994. After leaving the show, he would star on various minor roles in many TV shows.

The comedian was cast in The Preston Episodes in 1995 and before getting the role of David Bellows in the series Life with Bonnie. He also was a part of the main cast in The Carmichael Show.

Short Biography

David Alan Grier was born on June 30, 1956, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. to William H. Grier and Aretas Ruth Dudley Grier.

After attending Detroit’s magnet high school, he went to Cass Tech and graduated with a B.A. in Radio, Television, and Film. Later he also earned a master’s degree from the Yale School of Drama in 1981.

He is possibly single as of May 2020 but has been married twice in the past. He first married Maritza Rivera in 1987. They divorced in 1997.

After this, he got married to Christine Y. Kim in 2007, they had their daughter Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim on January 10, 2008, but divorced on July 9, 2009. He also dated actress Lori Petty for a brief time.