Arsenio Hall is a well-known American comedian who is also a talk show host and actor. Hall has successfully hosted ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’ from 1989 to 1994. It was also revived in 2013. He has appeared in many other TV shows and films like ‘Harlem Nights’, ‘Thicke of the Night’, ‘Coming to America’, and ‘Martial Law, Star Search’. He is the winner of the ‘Celebrity Apprentice 5’. Now let’s have a close look on Arsenio Hall’s net worth in 2018.
Arsenio Hall Early Life
Arsenio Hall was born on February 12, 1955, in Cleveland, Ohio to his parents Anne Hall and Fred Hall. As the sources vary, his exact year of birth is not confirmed.
In 1973, he completed his schooling from Warrensville Heights High School located in Warrensville Heights, Ohio.
He was out from the public eyes for three years in 1994. In 2016, he filed a defamation lawsuit worth $5 million against Sinéad O’Connor.
Arsenio Hall was in a relationship with Paula Abdul in the 1990s. He has also dated Pamela Samms in 1983. Although he is never married, Hall does have a son named Arsenio Hall Jr., born in 1999. He was also romantically linked with Pamela Anderson.
Arsenio Hall Career, Awards & Achievement
For pursuing a career in comedy, Arsenio Hall moved to Los Angeles. In 1981, he guest-appeared in the television series ‘Soul Train’. A year later, he appeared on the TV shows ‘Madame’s Place’ and ‘Elvira’s Movie Macabre’.
His other television credits include ‘Thicke of the Night’, ‘New Love, American Style’, ‘The Late Show’, ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’, ‘Blossom’, ‘Living Single’, ‘Muppets Tonight’, ‘Intimate Portrait’, ‘Martial Law’, ‘Hollywood Squares’, ‘Brothers’, and ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’.
In 1989, Hall became the host of ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’. He has also hosted other shows like ‘Star Search’, ‘The World’s Funniest Moments’, and ‘Greatest Hits’. In 2012, he appeared as a contestant in ‘The Celebrity Apprentice 5’. He later won it.
Arsenio Hall made his film debut by appearing in the 1987 film ‘Amazon Women on the Moon’. A year later, he was seen in the film ‘Coming to America’. His other film roles include ‘Harlem Nights’, ‘Blankman’, ‘The Proud Family Movie’, ‘Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!’, ‘Heckler’, ‘Igor’, ‘Black Dynamite’, and ‘Sandy Wexler’.
He has also appeared in many TV specials and biographies including ‘American Masters’ and ‘Biography’. As “Chunky A”, Arsenio Hall released ‘Large and in Charge’ in 1989.
Awards & Achievements
In 1989, Arsenio Hall won the American Comedy Award for his role in ‘Coming to America’. He has been nominated twice for the Primetime Emmy Awards. In 1988, he won the NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. He has won a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is also the winner of the 1990 People’s Choice Awards. In 1992, the Central State University conferred Hall with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.
Net Worth of Arsenio Hall
Arsenio Hall has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. He made this fortune by appearing in a number of films and television shows. He has also successfully hosted many television shows. He was the winner of the 5th edition of ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’. Hall has also hosted many other TV events like MTV Video Music Awards and has appeared as a guest in many other shows. He has also co-hosted the radio show called ‘The Tim Conway Jr. Show’.
Arsenio Hall is considered one of the most popular comedians in the world. He is an award winning comedian and has appeared in many films and TV shows. He has provided financial assistance to children who have suffered from HIV/AIDS. Hall has been active in his career for over three decades.