Larry David the writer, television producer, actor and a comedian who is known for his show Curb Your Enthusiasm today, but many of us might know him from Seinfeld television series that run from 1989- 1998 where he was a co-creator writer and a producer.
With such two prominent shows attached to him, it’s obvious where his net worth figures arose from! Yes here is how the Larry David made his wealth. Keep reading to know more about Larry David’s net worth in 2018.
Lawrence Gene David was born in a Jewish family in 1947 and is the son of Mortimer Julius David and Rose who gave birth to him on Sheepshead Bay in the state of New York.
He attended Sheepshead Bay High School and then joined University of Maryland College Park where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history. At the university that’s where he figured out that he has the skills of a stand-up comedian, but after graduation, he was enlisted in the US Army reserve.
David was once the husband to Laurie Lennard whom they tied the knot in 1993 but later separated amicably citing irreconcilable matters. He is the father two daughters from that marriage. After the divorce, its said Laurie Lennard was awarded $400 million.
Before turning to a household name in the television Larry had tried several gigs to make ends meet, and some of these were being a stand-up comedian, historian, a store clerk, and even a limousine driver, but he was unsuccessful. In 1980, He went to work as a writer in the commercially successful show Saturday Night Live. During that time the gig wasn’t bringing enough dough, and he would take roles as an actor in various Woody Allen films such as New York Stories.
Towards the end of the decade, David lucky star cropped up as he and comedian Jerry Seinfeld commenced on the task of creating The Seinfeld Chronicles for NBC. Seinfeld turned to be very successful show commercially. He wrote about 62 episodes of the show, and for his work, he was awarded about $1.7 billion which he has to date received around $900 million.
After the show he created, wrote and became an executive producer if Curb Your Enthusiasm show from 2000 and to date still airs on. The show has been very successful and has already won a Golden Globe award and over 30 nominations primetime Emmy awards.
Other television shows and films that Larry David has been involved in are Whatever Works 2009, The Three Stooges 2012, Clear History 2013, The League 2015, Maya & Marty 2016 among many others.
Awards & Achievements
For his work, Larry David has been voted as the 23rd greatest comedian of all time and won a number of awards and received several nominations as well. Some of the awards he has won to date are 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding writing for a comedy series and outstanding comedy series and won a Laurel Award.
Net Worth of Larry David
Larry David net worth is estimated to be at $400 million. David built his net worth figures from being the co-creator, executive producer and a writer of “Seinfeld” television show which was sold for $650 million. He still makes more money from Curb Your Enthusiasm a show which he created, writer and he is an executive producer. But Larry David net worth could be close to $900 were it not for the divorce laws of California that split his wealth into two.
Larry David has already graduated from being a non-performer stand-up comedian to one of the best comedians in the world today which can be certified through his show “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”