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Larry David’s Net Worth

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Dec 7, 2021

What is Larry David’s net worth?

Net Worth: $400 Million
Age: 73
Born: July 2, 1947
Country of Origin: United States of America
Source of Wealth: Professional Comedian/Actor
Last Updated: 2021

Larry David’s net worth is believed to be $400 million as of 2021, making him one of the world’s wealthiest comedians and entertainers.

“Larry” Lawrence Gene David is a Brooklyn-born American actor, comedian, director, and producer. David is best known as the co-creator of the TV show ‘Seinfeld.’

From 1989 through 1997, he was the show’s chief writer and executive producer. He was also well-known for creating the HBO comedy ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm.’

Childhood

Lawrence “Larry” Gene David was born on July 2, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York. Rose and Mortimer Julius “Morty” David are David’s parents. His family is Jewish, and his father’s family immigrated to America from Germany in the nineteenth century.

Larry David went at the University of Maryland, College Park, and was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi. He went on to get a bachelor’s degree in history. David enrolled in the United States Army Reserve after graduating from college.

Career

 

Larry David started his acting career by taking lessons in Manhattan. To pay his costs, David worked as a stand-up comedian and performed odd jobs. For a brief while, he worked as an assistant to a lawyer, a salesperson, and a taxi driver.

In 1974, David made his debut at Folk City in Greenwich Village. He started his career as a ‘Fridays’ playwright and performer.

David appeared in films such as ‘Second Thoughts’ and ‘Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?’ in 1983. Following his minor parts in films, he started working as a writer for NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live.’

David resumed his stand-up comedy career after quitting ‘Saturday Night Live.’ He also authored an episode for a television film called ‘Norman’s Corner’ the same year.

In 1989, he co-created a very successful episode of ‘Seinfeld’ with actor and producer Jerry Seinfeld. This was a watershed moment in David’s career.

David created and directed ‘Sour Grapes’ in 1998. The following year, he joined the ‘Seinfeld’ crew as an executive producer for the show’s last two seasons. He also appeared on NBC’s ‘The Marriage Ref,’ a television reality show.

David wrote and acted in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ a TV comedy series that ran from 2000 to 2011.

Larry David’s net worth is believed to be $400 million as of 2021, making him one of the world’s wealthiest comedians and producers.

Highlights

Here are some of Larry David’s career highlights:

Jerry Seinfeld (Sitcom, 1989-1998)
Days of Radio (Movie, 1987)
Curb Your Enthusiasm won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in 1993. (TV-Show, 2000)
“Comedian’s Comedian” (2004)
TripTank (TV-Show, 2014)
In the Dark Fishing (Theatre, 2015)
Marty and Maya (TV-Show, 2016)
Larry David’s Favorite Quotes

“When I was living in New York and didn’t have a cent to my name, I’d go around the streets and every now and then I’d notice an alcove or anything.” And I’d say to myself, “That’ll be nice, that’ll be a good place for me when I’m homeless.” — Lawrence David

“She was flouting the rules!” She wasn’t playing by society’s rules… The unspoken norms that we follow while we go about our daily lives. You tiptoe at night, it’s an unwritten law, you tiptoe so you don’t wake people asleep, there’s no sign that says ‘TIPTOE,’ you simply have to be clever and kind enough to do it.” — Lawrence David

“You shouldn’t have a birthday celebration two weeks after your birthday… Okay, three days, but no more than that, since it’s no longer your birthday! There has to be a time limit; there has to be a moment at which birthday celebrations are no longer permitted. You need a party so badly that you have to throw one two weeks later? You’ll have to wait till next year; you missed it!” — Lawrence David

“In life, you can’t accomplish anything. Life’s social barriers are so severe and horrifying that every contact is loaded with issues and fear. Every social scenario has the potential to be a nightmare.” — Lawrence David

“The temperature in the hangar would occasionally drop below 40 degrees, and I was often forced to wear long underwear, which was so constricting that I suffered from an acute vascular condition for days afterwards.” — Lawrence David

View our whole collection of Larry David quotations!

Summary

He was the executive producer and co-creator, together with Jerry Seinfeld, of the hit comedy ‘Seinfeld,’ which ran from 1989 to 1998. ‘Seinfeld’ has earned more than $3 billion over the previous two decades.

Larry David’s net worth is believed to be $400 million as of 2021, making him one of the world’s richest producers, performers, and comedians.

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