Famous American actor, writer, and standup comedian, David Cross, have been performing in several standup acts from the age of 17. His most famous work is Mr. Show. It is an HBO sketch comedy. Let’s find out more about how much is David Cross’s net worth in 2019.
Cross was born on 4th April in 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. His father was Barry Cross and his mother was Susi. They moved to Florida from England when he was just six months. After that, they moved to several places like New York and Connecticut and finally, they settled in Georgia. When he was ten years old his father left home. They were very poor. He went to Northside High School.
From the age of 17, he started performing as a standup comedian. After graduating from Northside he drifted from here and there then he attended Emerson College in Boston. Though he dropped out after a semester, he became acquainted with John Ennis when he joined a sketch group called This is Pathetic. In ’85 some aspiring actors started a road trip to LA. This did not help in his acting career. He started to act regularly in Boston.
In 1990 the famous comedy club Catch a Rising Star began to emerge. Cross Performed there several times. He formed a sketch comedy group called ‘Cross Comedy’. He performed at many comedy clubs. The radio artist Joe Frank noticed his comedy and he was hired for radio programmes. His political satires were very much famous. In 1999 he performed in HBO’s the Pride is back. He released three recordings of which Shut up You Fucking Baby was most popular.
In 2004, he was nominated for Grammy award for the best comedy album. His career in TV began with The Ben Stiller Show. He was hired towards the end. In 1995 along with Bob Odenkirk he created the sketch comedy series Mr. Show on HBO. He appeared in many famous Hollywood movies and TV series. He wrote two books, I Drank for a Reason (2009) and Hollywood Said No (2013).
Awards & achievements:
In 1993 he won Emmy award for The Ben Stiller Show. In 2003 he won Copper wing Award for Arrested Development. In the same year, he won DVDX Award for Run Ronnie Run. In the year of 2004, he won the Future classic award for his outstanding role in Arrested Development. He got nominated for many prestigious awards, like Golden Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Glow Award etc. In 2017 he was nominated for the Grammy Award for the album”… America…Great”.
Net worth of David Cross
He has a net worth of over $10 million. He is not only a standup comedian, but he also played many roles in major Hollywood movies and in some of the famous TV Series. Besides, he is also a writer.
Though he was born Jewish, he later became atheist. In 2011 he got engaged to Amber Tamblyn. They were dating for four years. They got married in 2012. In 2017 they had a daughter named Marlow Alice Cross.