Drew Carey is a famous American actor, comedian, as well as a game show host. On the other hand, he is also a sports executive while he is best known for being a host of The Drew Carey Show, which was between 1995 and 2004 as well as Whose Line Is It Anyway? From 1998 and 2007.
He has hosted the American television game show, ‘The Price Is Right’ since 2007. Additionally, Carey has made appearances in many other movies as well as TV shows throughout his career.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Drew Carey’s Net Worth, Income & Salary in 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Drew Carey, whose birth name is Drew Allison Carey, was born on the 23rd of May 1958, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, to his father Lewis Carey and his mother, Beulah Carey. While his father died when he was at the age of eight years, he spent most of his early years in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Drew Carey|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 May 1958|
|Birth Place:||Ohio, USA|
|Parents:||Lewis Carey and Beulah Carey|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host|
|Net Worth:||$180 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
At the age of 61 years old, Carey features a height of 5 feet 10 inches while, on the other hand, has a weight of 82.5 kg. Additionally, Carey features a blue eye color in addition to brown hair color.
Education, School/College University
Carey attended the James Ford Rhodes High School, where he completed in 1975. He later joined the Kent State University. His poor academic performance forced him to be expelled twice from University; however, after three years, he quit, and in 1979 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, where he served as a marine for four years. After moving to Los Vegas in 1983, he worked as a teller in a bank as well as a waiter at Denny’s.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Drew Carey in Cleveland, Ohio, the USA, to his father Lewis Carey and his mother, Beulah Carey. He is born together with two elder brothers, Roger Carey and Lewis Carey. When he was eight years old, his father died from a brain tumor.
Carey’s nationality is American, whereas he has a mixed ethnicity of English, Welsh, German, and Spanish.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Currently, Carey is single. On the other hand, though, he has been involved in a relationship, he has never married. Since 2007, Carey engaged and dated Nicole Jaracz for a long time, but their relationship broke in 2012. While in the relationship, he became Nicole’s son, Connor’s father figure. There is no record of Carey’s any other relationship.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Single|
|When did he get married? (married date):||N/A|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Drew Carey Gay?||No|
Professional Life and Career
In 1985, Carey started his career as a comedian while the following year, he won an open-microphone contest. He later became an MC at the Cleveland Comedy Club, after which he had the chance of performing at various clubs spanning from Cleveland to Los Angeles. As his popularity increased as a comedian, he competed in the 1988 Star Search.
Carey later began to work as a stand-up comedian in 1991by appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, which further culminated in appearing Late Night with David Letterman.
His popularity rose throughout the till he wrote his stand-up comedy special, Drew Carey: Human Cartoon in 1994. This show made him win the CableACE Award for Best Writing.
Between 1995 and 2004, Carey hosted his show by the name The Drew Carey Show. Carey was further involved in many other TV films as well as movies. While he was the host for the ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ Show between 1998 and 2007, he also was the executive producer of the show.
Later Carey began hosting the Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show from 2004 till 2005. Then he replaced Bob Barker as the host of The Price Is Right in 2007 and is still the host up to now.
Awards & Nominations
Carey has been a recipient of many awards, as well as nominations. He is the winner for the Satellite Award for Best Actor in 1998 for his Musical/Comedy Series. Later he received an Honorary DHL from Cleveland State University in 2000. He, on the other hand, listed at 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time in 2004. Additionally, 2011 saw him win the Southern California Journalism “Best Advocacy Journalism” Award.
Drew Carey’s Net Worth, Income & Salary in 2020
As of February 2020, Carey has an estimated net worth of $180 million. His salary stands at $8.5 million per year.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
It is being rumored that he is in an affair with actress Kelley Whilden since they are being seen together.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Drew Carey Facebook page has around 61.8k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 599.3k followers. On Drew Carey Instagram account, he has around 46.4k followers while on YouTube, Drew Carey has around 330 subscribers.
Success lies everywhere, not only in class. Being expelled twice for poor performance in class, Drew Carey has defied the odds to become one of the renowned Actor, Comedian, and Game Show Host there is. He stands out as a phenomenal man.