Quick Facts of Lawrence Gene David

  • Date of Birth07 February, 1947
  • First NameLarry (Lawrence Gene)
  • Last Name David

Lawrence Gene David aka Larry David is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and television producer. He got his popularity for co-creating Seinfeld for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards. Similarly, he was nominated for three Golden Globes for his work in Curb Your Enthusiasm

Early Life And Education

Larry David was born Lawrence Gene David on 2nd July 1947, in New York City, New York, United States. He belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds the American nationality. 

He is one of two kids of clothing manufacturer father Morty David and mother Rose David. He grew up with his elder brother Ken David

Larry went to Sheepshead Bay High School. After his high school, he graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a bachelor’s degree in history.

Made His Acting Debut In 1977

Larry David made his debut as an actor from the 1977 feature film It Happened at Lakewood Manor. He worked as a writer on the series Fridays in 1980-1982. From 1984 to 1985 he worked as a writer for Saturday Night Live for 17 episodes. 

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He gained much recognition from the television series Seinfeld for being co-creator, and producer. He also won two Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing a Comedy Series and shared Outstanding Comedy Series award with Andrew Scheinman, George Shapiro, and Howard West

Larry David at the premiere of Curb Your Enthusiasm
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The 72-year-old writer nominated for three Golden Globe Awards for HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm. He shares the screen with Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, and Susie Essman.

Net Worth 

According to celebrity net worth, David has collected $400 million net worth, as of 2020. 

He earned $250 million from the revenue generated from Seinfeld.  He earned $40-50 million a year from the syndication, DVD sales, and merchandise.

He owns a property of 11.272 sq ft estate in Pacific Palisades, California. He paid $12 million in 2014. The house has seven bedrooms and ten bathrooms. 

Marriage And Divorce With Producer Laurie Lennard

Larry David was married to producer and actress Laurie Lennard. The couple exchanged their vows on 31st March 1993.  

Larry and his then-wife Laurie welcomed their first child Cazzie David in 1994 and two-year later welcomed Romy David

The former pair filed for divorce after 14 years on 13th July 2007. After the divorce, he has not officially dated anyone, as of 2020. 

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