D. L. Hughley is an American standup comedian, actor, radio host and political commentator. He is the original host of comic view. He appeared in many famous television shows. He is also a radio personality in New York. Keep reading to know more about D. L. Hughley’s net worth in 2018.
D. L. Hughley Early Life
Darryl Lynn Hughley was born on 6th of March in 1963 in California, United States. His father was Charles Hughley, a maintenance worker in airlines. He had three siblings. Darryl’s teen years were very much troubled because he was a member of the street gang Blood. He was expelled from his School for his anti-social activities.
When his cousin who belonged to a different gang got murdered, Darryl decided to choose another path. After he left the gang, he joined as a telemarketer in Los Angeles Times. Eventually, he started to perform as a standup comedian in local clubs. His style of comedy was unique, which actually reflected his point of view.
D. L. Hughley Career
1998 was a year of change for Darryl, though in a better way. He made his television debut with his sitcom, The Hughleys. The show was about a black family who recently moved to a white suburb. In his real life, he found himself in that same situation. The show was family friendly. He was even nominated for NAACP Image Awards for his outstanding acting skill.
Later he hosted a late night talk show on Comedy Central. He is one of the members of The Original Kings of Comedy. He participated in Kings of Comedy Tour with Bernie, Steve, and Cedric. Hughley also participated in the famous show Dancing with the Stars season 16. In 2006 he signed the new show Cloud 60. He also got a job at CNN where he hosted D. L Hughley Breaks the News. Hughley’s standup special Clear debuted in 2014.
Hughley has a career on the radio too. In 2009 his morning show premiered on Kiss FM. He appeared in many major Hollywood movies including Soul Plane, Scary Movie 3, The Brothers, Spy School, and Cloud 9. He always remains committed to standup comedy. Every year he plays numerous club gigs and performs on concerts.
Awards & Achievements
He has not got any notable awards yet. But we hope he will achieve some shortly. He hosted BET Awards in 2008.
Net worth of D. L. Hughley
D. L Hughley has a net worth of $5 million. He earned most of his wealth from his TV shows, his works as a standup comedian and several movies. He appeared in almost 14 films. His role as John Wilson in Scary Movie 3 was praised a lot. REACH Media made him quite a deal with them for hosting a drive show. He is best known for his own sitcom, The Hughleys.
While working as a telemarketer in Los Angeles Times, he met LaDonna. They started dating. The couple got married in 1986 on 22nd February. They have three children, two girls and a boy, Ryan, Tyler, and Kyle. LaDonna wanted him to work as a comic. It is because of her that Hughley started to perform as standup comedians in local clubs.