Widely recognised for portraying the character of Dr, Chris Turk on the popular NBC TV series ‘Scrubs’, Donald Faison is a phenomenal actor. He has appeared in several other films and TV shows but this one garnered him the ultimate fame. Over the years, he has established himself as a successful actor and has amassed a giant net worth. Here are all the details about his career, earnings, and net worth in 2019.
Donald Faison, the American actor, comedian, and voice actor, was born on 22 June, 1974, in New York City, America. His father was named Donald Faison who worked as a building manager while his mother, Shirley, was a talent agent. He has two young brothers, out of which one named Olamide Faison is also an actor. He attended ‘Professional Children School, Manhattan’. His best friend Dash Mihok, who is also a popular actor, was his classmate in the schools. After his schooling, he stepped into the acting, so he probably didn’t complete his higher education.
Speaking of his personal life, Donald Faison is a romantic guy who has been involved in many love relationships. He first came into the relationship with Audrey Ince. The couple remained together only for few years and got blessed with a son. Then, he started dating Lisa Askey and married her in 2001. He had three children with Lisa before they got divorced in 2005. Thereafter, he remained in some random relationships and finally in 2012, got hitched with Cacee Cobb. As of now, the couple is having a smooth relationship and they have 2 children together. So overall, Donald is the father of 6 children.
Donald Faison wanted to build his career in the entertainment industry since the childhood. He started appearing on the small stage at the age of 5 but his talents went unnoticed till 17. Even at 17, he couldn’t grab the attention of Hollywood rather it was a Folgers Coffee’s ad that launched him on the big screen. Thereafter, he also got a chance to appear in a special program of ABC News but he actually got the breakthrough in 1995 when he landed a role in the film ‘Clueless’. It was his debut film but he garnered a huge popularity for his role as Murray Lawrence. As he was celebrating the success of this film, he was also chosen for the TV series of same name. ‘Clueless’ TV series lasted for next three years and during these years, Donald emerged as a great actor.
Afterwards, he appeared in many popular TV shows such as ‘Tarik on Waiting to Exhale’, ‘Scrubs’, ‘New Jersey Drive’, ‘Big Fat Liar’, and ‘Clone High’. He was also starred in a number of films including the film ‘Kick-Ass 2’. Donald didn’t limit himself only to the acting rather he also made his entry in video songs. In addition to that, lately, he began hosting a game show titled ‘Winsanity’ too.
Awards & achievements
Donald received numerous nominations for the TV series ‘Scrubs’ and has bagged even ‘BET Comedy Award’ twice for the same.
Net worth of Donald Faison
Donald Faison is an actor, voice actor, comedian, and a game host but primarily he is active as an actor and comedian. The other two professions have certainly added a fair amount to his net worth but he mainly churned out the money through the acting. TV series ‘Scrubs’ that continued for almost 10 years is the biggest source of earning for him. He made nearly $1 million just for the final season of Scrub. Given the fact, you can assume how much he had made in all the seasons through this series. So, after summing up his net worth from all the sources, the comedian-actor is believed to have an impressive net worth of $15 million.
Donald Faison is not only a successful actor but also a wonderful person. He advocates for an AIDS charity. He is also very amicable by nature.