Mark Curry Net Worth

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Net Worth $ 8,000,000
Real name Marcus G. Curry
Source of Wealth Acting, hosting
Profession Actor, Comedian, TV Host & Screenwriter
Spouse/Partner Unknown
Date of Birth Jun 1, 1966
Zodiac Gemini
Age 56
Gender Male
Pronoun He/Him
Height 198 cm / 6 ft 5 inch
Nationality American
Siblings 8

Mark Curry’s net worth is estimated at $8 million 💵

Biography and early life

As the youngest of nine children, Mark Curry was born and raised in Oakland, California, on June 1st, 1961. There still needs to be a record of who his parents are.

Mark went to the elementary St.Joseph Notre Dame High School and proceeded with his education at California State University.

Career

Mark's unofficial career probably started when he worked at a local drugstore right after college, where he would display comedy acts which he often practiced in front of his customers. Soon after his performances, he was encouraged by these people and his friends and family to pursue a career on the big screen.

In addition, Mark was inspired by the legendary comedian Richard Pryor[1] , who influenced him to start a career in stand-up comedy.

Officially, his career began in 1991, and his first role was in the film “Talkin’ Dirty After Dark” after that, many other roles came along.

Filmography

  • 1991 - Talkin’ Dirty After Dark
  • 1995 - Panther
  • 1997 - The Fanatics
  • 1997 - Switchback
  • 1998 - Armageddon
  • 2000 - A Man is Mostly Water
  • 2000 - Motocrossed
  • 2001 - The Poof Point
  • 2011 - Poolboy: Drowning Out The Fury

Television

  • 1988-1994 - It’s Showtime at the Apollo
  • 1990 - An Evening at the Improv
  • 1991 - One Night Stand
  • 1991 - Paramount City
  • 1992-97 - Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper
  • 1994 - Living Single
  • 1995 - Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
  • 1997 - Martin
  • 1997 - 98 The Jamie Foxx Show
  • 2000 - The Drew Carey Show
  • 2000 - For Your Love
  • 2000 - Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush
  • 2002 - 2003 Pyramid
  • 2003 - Coming to the Stage
  • 2003 - 2004 Animal Tails
  • 2004 - Celebrity Mole: Yucatan
  • 2005 - Fat Actress
  • 2005 - Less Than Perfect
  • 2007 - Dexter
  • 2010 - Life After
  • 2011 - Celebrity Ghost Stories
  • 2011 - 2012 The Secret Life of the American Teenager
  • 2012 - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader
  • 2012 -2015 - See Dad Run
  • 2013 - 2014 - Instant Mom
  • 2014 - 2015 - One Love
  • 2015 - Black Jesus
  • 2019 - 2021 Family Reunion
  • 2020 - In the Cut

Mark’s career is not only in film and TV, as he was also featured in some music videos. He appeared in Too Short’s hit single “I Ain’t Tippin". In addition, he showed up in the music video of Bow Wow's “Take Ya Home.”

In 2002, Mark appeared in the song “Oakland Raiders” by the rap group Luniz.

In 2015, he was also featured in the music video “Pull Up” by Young Thug.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaDXhSwa0wQ

Also, check, actor Caleb McLaughlin's net worth.

Most famous for

Mark is most famous for being the star in the ABC sitcom from 1992 to 1997, “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper”[2] , and also for being one of the best stand-up comics in Oakland.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxeBAkrj2TI

Relationships and personal life

Concerning his private life, Mark has never tied the knot with anyone. However, he has dated the same woman for over 30 years, and with her, he has two daughters.

Anyways, life was not always peaches and cream for Mark. 2007 was probably the most challenging for Mark because an aerosol can fell behind a water heater and exploded, and he got burned on more than 20% of his body.[3]

After the accident, he was in a three-day coma, which later led to him wanting to commit suicide.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CEs5gYIHiFs/?hl=en

Conclusion

The American actor, comedian, TV Host, and screenwriter, Mark Curry is estimated at $8 million net worth as of 2022. His major career milestone is his role in the famous sitcom on ABC network “Hangin’ with Mr.Cooper.”

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ci04peurFRI/?hl=en

Mark accumulated that net worth all thanks to his multiple talents as an actor, comedian, TV host, and screenwriter.

References

  1. Wikimedia Foundation. (2022, November 21). Richard Pryor. Wikipedia. Retrieved November 24, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Pryor 

  2. IMDb.com. (n.d.). Hangin' with mr. Cooper. IMDb. Retrieved November 24, 2022, from https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103435/fullcredits

  3. "Hangin' with mr.Cooper's" Mark Curry details tragic ordeal that left his body severely burned. I Love Old School Music. (2021, November 24). Retrieved November 24, 2022, from https://www.iloveoldschoolmusic.com/hangin-with-mr-coopers-mark-curry-details-tragic-ordeal-that-left-his-body-severely-burned-2/