The American Comedian and Host, D.L. Hughley has a remarkable Net-worth of $10 Million as of 2018. The television star has been part of CNN show “D.L. Hugely Breaks the News” and his own radio show “The D.L. Hughley Show“.
The First Standup comedian, Hughley is married to film producer LaDonna Hughley, in 1986. The couple is blessed with three children, Ryan (1987), Kyle (1988) and Tyler Whitney Hughley (1991). His excellent work in comedy and acting field has made him gain immense popularity and success. His style of living is a source of inspiration for so many people and is no lesser than a famous Hollywood movie star.
The Comedian D.L Hughley and Wife Ladonna spotted at a show.
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The D.L. Hugley Show host has earned an outstanding Net worth of $10 million to date. The reason behind his considerable net worth is his earnings from renowned comedy shows and movies. Moreover, Hughley also has a Million dollar House in Calabasas where he lives with his wife and children.
There has been a tremendous growth in Hugley’s Net worth since his early career in the nineties. Besides that, Hughley is also a successful author who has written famous books since 2012. Recently he released his new book, How Not to Get Shot on June 26 this year. Previously his two books I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up and Black Man, White House became New York best sellers books.
Hughley’s multiple jobs as an author, talk show host, standup comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter has made him gain such a remarkable Net worth. As per Payscale, the average earning of an actor or comedian is $49,915 per annum whereas the author’s average income is $50,965 per annum. However, the earnings of Hughley from acting, comedy, and books can be estimated at $150k annually. The potential source for Hughley’s earnings is his movies which has a massive Box Office Collection.
|2014||$1,630,000 (Video Cloud 9)|
|2009||$4,850,000 (Movie Cloud 9)|
|2004||$14,820,000 (Movie Soul Plane)|
|2003||$233,330,000 (Movie Chasing Papi and Scary Movie 3)|
|2001||$27,960,000 (Movie The Brothers)|
|2000||$38,240,000 (Movie Original Kings Of Comedy)|
|1999||$134,400,000 (Movie Inspector Gadget)|
Hughley is fond of expensive cigars and is spotted smoking them most of the times. He never hesitates to smoke in public and other places whenever he needs one. No doubt, he is living a luxurious lifestyle along with his family and children.
D.L. Hughley smoking an expensive cigar.
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The 55 years old actor, Hughley came from a low family background and had struggled a lot to achieve such prominent fame. He was the son of Audrey Hughley and Charles Hughley, who were a maintenance worker at Delta Air Lines.
Moreover, Hughley got engaged to the street gang, Bloods during his teenage which resulted in the expulsion of him from college. Despite his eviction from college, he was able to achieve high school academic skills by attaining GED tests.
The California Born star, D.L. Hughley started his career in 1992 from BET stand-up comedy show, ComicView as a Host. Later on, D.L. Hughley came with an appearance on his name, The Hughleys in 1998 which was written as well as published by him.
The comedian was also selected for CNN show D.L. Hughley break the News as host in 2008. But very next year in 2009, he left the CNN show because of his family issues. Currently, the star is working on his radio show, D.L. Hughley Show as a host in New York.
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There were several other comedy shows which were hosted by Hughley on television as well as Radio. Besides that, D.L. Hughley has been part more than 10+ movies as a comedian, host, and screenwriter. Some of his works in Filmography are The Original Kings Of Comedy, Inspector Gadget, and Scary Movie 3. D.L.