D. L. Hughley is an American actor and stand-up comedian popularly known as the original host of BET’s ComicView from 1992 to 1993, the eponymous character on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys, and one of the “Big Four” comedians in The Original Kings of Comedy. Years of hard work have landed the actor cum comedian a lot of money and presently, D. L. Hughley’s net worth is estimated at around $10 million. How did he do it? Let’s find out below.
D. L. Hughley’s Biography
Hughley was born on March 6, 1963, in Portsmouth, VA to Audrey and Charles Hughley. He has four other siblings and is the second-born of his parents. The actor cum comedian grew up in South Central Los Angeles. He was expelled from San Pedro High School as a result of his engagement with a notorious street gang. Hughley eventually turned a green leaf got his GED, and obtained employment with the Los Angeles Times.
D. L. Hughley’s Career Summary
Hughley was the voice of the Gadgetmobile in the films “Inspector Gadget” and “Brer Fox” in Brer Rabbit Adventures. He also took part in the horror film “Scary Movie 3m.” This particular show aired for 4 seasons and 89 episodes until 2002 on both ABC and UPN. He also appeared on “The View” as a guest host in 2010 on ABC.
In 2013, Hughley was featured on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” as a guest host. He also competed in “Dancing With the Stars” for the 16th season where he was paired up with Cheryl Burke.
Popularly American network CNN also chose Hughley to host and script a comedy news show covering recent news in politics, pop culture, entertainment, and sports titled “D.L. Hughley Breaks the News”. This show was aired in 2008. However, after just 5 months, he ended the show and decided to return to Los Angeles. He still works for CNN as a journalist.
Who Is D. L. Hughley’s Wife?
Hughley is currently married with three children to LaDonna Hughley. Their children are Ryan and Tyler, and a son, Kyle.
D. L. Hughley’s Net Worth
Hughley’s net worth is estimated at around $10 million. He has been featured in a lot of films and television shows. Apart from this, Hughley has worked with a number of media houses which includes CNN.