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Drew Carey

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Net worth 2018: $165 Million
Residence: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 23 May 1958
Sigh: Gemini
Height: 1.78 m

Drew Carey was bornon 23 May 1958 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, American, is Actor. Drew Carey is a famous American comedian, actor and sports show host. He initially made a name for himself in stand-up comedy while serving in the US Marine Corps and later started his own sitcom, ‘The Drew Carey Show’. He also hosted the American version of the show, ’Whose Line is it Anyway’, which was aired on ABC. He has since appeared in many television series, movies, music videos and even a computer game. He is known for his love for sports and has worked as a photographer with the US National Soccer Team. He has hosted the game show, ‘The Price is Right’ since 2007 on CBS. He is also a minority owner of the soccer team, ‘Seattle Sounders FC’. He is outspoken and has expressed his political philosophy by saying, “I believe the answers to all the problems we face as a society won’t come from Washington, it will come from us. So the way we decide to live and our decisions about what we buy or don’t are much more important than who we vote for”. He openly expressed dissatisfaction with the Bush administration and their approach to the Iraq War. He supported the Libertarian Party and in 2016 was made an Honorary Chair for the campaign in California.


$165 Million


He joined the 14th Annual Comedian Special on HBO and made his first appearance on the ‘Late Night with David Letterman’ show


He completed the ‘Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon’ in May 2011 and went on to finish the ‘Marine Corps Marathon’ in October the same year


In 2010 he began a crash diet and started exercise, which he claims cured him of Type 2 Diabetes


He was a devoted fan of US National Soccer and became a minority owner of the ‘Seattle Sounders’ who began to play Major League Soccer in 2009 and won the 2016 MLS Cup


He dedicated $500,000 of his winnings from ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ to the Ohio Library and $160,000 to the Mooch Myernick Memorial Fund as a result of a challenge in which he lost at the FIFA Soccer video game 2007


The show ran for 220 episodes till it ended in 2006


He co-produced and starred in ‘Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show’ for Warner Brother’s during 2004-05 prime time


His weight has been a topic for a lot of his jokes and he had to undergo coronary angioplasty after suffering from chest pain in August 2001


His income by now led to his inclusion in the Forbes list of highest paid entertainers of 1998 at 24th with $45


In 1994 he co-starred with John Caponera in ‘The Good Life’, a sitcom on NBC


He performed in comedy clubs in Cleveland and Loss Angeles over the next few years and got recognised when he competed in the 1988 ‘Star Search’


In 1979 he enlisted in the US Marine Corps Reserve and served for four years from where he moved on to Las Vegas in 1983 and worked as a bank teller and waiter


He graduated from James Ford Rhodes High School in 1975, where he played the trumpet and cornet in the marching band


He was born on May 23, 1958 to Lewis and Beulah Carey who had three sons, of whom Drew was the youngest

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