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Elister Larry Wilmore is a Los Angeles, California-born American writer, producer, actor, magician as well as a comedian best known for being the host of the television show “The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore”. Born on 30 October 1961, well-known television personality Larry has been actively entertaining us since 1983.

One of the most popular television personalities at the present, one may wonder how wealthy is Larry Wilmore as of now? As of early 2016, Larry counts his net worth at the amount of $3 million. Obviously, most of his wealth has been amassed from his involvement in showbiz as an actor, comedian as well as television show host. However, being a writer, producer, political commentator, magician as well as a media critic has also been very significant in earning his net worth.

Larry Wilmore Net Worth $3 Million

Raised a Catholic in Pomona, Larry is the third of six siblings. Inclined towards science and magic since his childhood, he attended Damien High School, then attended California State Polytechnic University to study theatre, but dropped out before graduating in order to pursue a career in acting and comedy. He started out as an actor and appeared in the show “The Facts Of Life” portraying the image of a police officer. At the same time, he also started working as a writer for the talk show “Into The Night With Rick Dees”. This was the point of his life when Larry’s net worth began to rise.

During his career, Larry has appeared in numerous television shows and series including “In Living Color”, “The Office”, “The Daily Show”, “Accidentally On Purpose”, “Happy Endings”, “Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero” and several others, well over in all 20. More recently, Larry has been prominent on television as a part of shows “The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore” and “Penn Zero: Part-time Hero”. Needless to say, all of these projects have been very significant in adding to Larry’s net worth over the years.

Apart from television shows, Larry has also worked in five Hollywood movies and a television movie, including “Good-bye, Cruel World”, “I Love You, Man”, “Dinner For Schmucks”, “Vamps” and others. As a producer, he has worked on successful television series like “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air”, “The Jamie Foxx Show” and “The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore” among others.

Of course, all of these movies and television series have not only helped him become more successful in showbiz but have also helped Larry amass his wealth worth millions of dollars. During his career, Wilmore has managed to earn several awards and accolades. He won a Peabody Award in 2001 and since then has won a Teen Choice Award and a Primetime Emmy Award among 12 wins and over 30 nominations.

Talking about his personal life, Larry currently lives as a divorcee. He was previously married to Leilani Jones for 20 years before divorcing in 2015. He is the father of two children. Larry’s brother, Marc is also involved in entertainment industry as a writer and an actor. As of now, Larry has been enjoying his career as one of the most successful television personality while his present net worth of $3 million caters to his daily life.



Full Name Larry Wilmore
Net Worth $3 Million
Date Of Birth October 30, 1961
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Actor, Television producer, Screenwriter, Comedian, Film Producer
Education California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Nationality United States of America
Spouse Leilani Jones (m. ?–2015)
Children Lauren Wilmore, John Wilmore
Parents Betty Anderson Wilmore, Larry Wilmore
Siblings Marc Wilmore
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Larry-Wilmore/170883649629193
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/larrywilmore
LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/larry-wilmore-2b93197
IMDB www.imdb.com/name/nm0932831
Awards Peabody Award (2001), a Teen Choice Award, a Primetime Emmy Award,
Nominations Writers Guild of America Award for Television: New Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing – Variety Series, Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Comedy Series, Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Comedy, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Progra…
Movies Date and Switch, Vamps, Dinner for Schmucks, Untitled Peter Knight Comedy Project
TV Shows The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, The Bernie Mac Show, The PJs, The Daily Show, Insecure
Quote
1 I’ll take love or hate. It’s indifference that’s the bad one.
2 I think most writers are masochists in some ways. Most actors are sadists in many ways. So I have that sadomasochistic thing going on.
Fact
1 Started as a stand-up comedian and still does it occasionally.
2 Was theater major at California State Polytechnic University but dropped out when he landed a stage role.
3 Brother of Marc Wilmore.

Writer

Title Year Status Character
Insecure TV Series created by – 12 episodes, 2016 – 2017 creator – 6 episodes, 2016 written by – 1 episode, 2016
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore TV Series 226 episodes, 2015 – 2016 writer – 33 episodes, 2015
2016 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner 2016 TV Movie written by
Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex in Florida 2012 TV Special documentary
Larry Wilmore Talks About Race, Religion and Sex in Utah 2012 TV Movie
Love Bites 2011 TV Series written by – 2 episodes
The Bernie Mac Show TV Series created by – 104 episodes, 2001 – 2006 story – 2 episodes, 2002 written by – 2 episodes, 2001 – 2002
The Office 2005 TV Series written by – 1 episode
Beverly Hills S.U.V. 2004 TV Movie
Whoopi 2003 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The PJs TV Series created by – 43 episodes, 1999 – 2001 written by – 3 episodes, 1999 – 2001
Teen Angel 1997 TV Series written by – 1 episode
The Jamie Foxx Show 1996 TV Series writer – 2 episodes
Sister, Sister TV Series 3 episodes, 1994 – 1995 story editor – 39 episodes, 1994 – 1996 writer – 2 episodes, 1995
The Show 1996 TV Series story – 1 episode
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1995 TV Series written by – 1 episode
In Living Color TV Series 5 episodes writer – 58 episodes, 1991 – 1993
Into the Night 1990-1991 TV Series writer – 6 episodes

Producer

Title Year Status Character
Insecure 2016 TV Series executive producer – 8 episodes
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2015-2016 TV Series executive producer – 259 episodes
Black-ish 2014-2015 TV Series executive producer – 23 episodes
Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex in Florida 2012 TV Special documentary executive producer
Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex 2012 TV Movie executive producer
Larry Wilmore Talks About Race, Religion and Sex in Utah 2012 TV Movie executive producer
Love Bites TV Series consulting producer – 4 episodes, 2011 producer – 1 episode, 2011
The Meeting 2009/II Short co-executive producer
The Office 2005-2007 TV Series consulting producer – 50 episodes
Whoopi 2003-2004 TV Series executive producer – 21 episodes
The Bernie Mac Show 2001-2003 TV Series executive producer – 44 episodes
The PJs 1999-2001 TV Series executive producer – 41 episodes
Teen Angel 1997-1998 TV Series consulting producer – 17 episodes
The Jamie Foxx Show 1996-1997 TV Series supervising producer – 21 episodes
The Show 1996 TV Series producer – 8 episodes
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1995-1996 TV Series co-producer – 24 episodes

Miscellaneous

Title Year Status Character
The Bernie Mac Show 2003-2006 TV Series executive consultant – 47 episodes
Sister, Sister TV Series story editor – 45 episodes, 1994 – 1996 executive story editor – 4 episodes, 1994 – 1995

Actor

Title Year Status Character
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero 2014-2015 TV Series Larry Principal Larry
Playing House 2014 TV Series Dr. Ullman
Date and Switch 2014 Mr. Vernon
Instant Mom 2013 TV Series Franklin Turner
NTSF:SD:SUV 2013 TV Series Historian
On Story 2013 TV Series
Malibu Country 2013 TV Series Mr. Clark
Joe, Joe & Jane 2013 TV Movie Walter
Vamps 2012 Professor Quincy
Bullet in the Face 2012 TV Mini-Series Racken’s Mafiosi #1
Happy Endings 2011-2012 TV Series Mr. Forristal
Untitled Peter Knight Comedy Project 2011 TV Movie Julian
Love Bites 2011 TV Series The Boss
Traffic Light 2011 TV Series Harvey
Dinner for Schmucks 2010 Williams
Accidentally on Purpose 2009-2010 TV Series Dr. Roland
I Love You, Man 2009 Minister (uncredited)
How I Met Your Mother 2008 TV Series Dr. Greer
Help Me Help You 2006-2007 TV Series Larry / Jimmy
Inseparable 2006 TV Movie
The Office 2005-2006 TV Series Mr. Brown
The PJs 1999 TV Series
Sister, Sister 1994 TV Series Bus Driver
In Living Color 1992 TV Series Various
The Ghost Writer 1990 TV Movie The Paramedic
Sledge Hammer! 1986 TV Series Mail Man / Terrorist #3
The Facts of Life 1983-1984 TV Series Officer Ziaukus
Good-bye Cruel World 1983 Sergeant in ‘An Officer and an Elephant Man’ / Thug in Congressman’s Office

Director

Title Year Status Character
The Bernie Mac Show 2002 TV Series 1 episode

Thanks

Title Year Status Character
Black-ish: Bloopish 2015 TV Movie thanks

Self

Title Year Status Character
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2016 TV Series Himself
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee 2016 TV Series Himself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2015-2016 TV Series Himself – Host / Soul Daddy / Bill Cosby / …
Real Time with Bill Maher 2016 TV Series Himself – Guest
2016 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner 2016 TV Movie Himself – Host
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2016 TV Series Himself
CBS This Morning 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
CBS News Sunday Morning 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2016 TV Series Himself
StarTalk 2015 TV Series Himself
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards 2015 TV Special Himself – Audience Member
The Daily Show 2006-2015 TV Series Himself – Correspondent / Himself – Handoff to ‘The Nightly Show’ / Himself
Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs 2015 TV Special Himself
The View 2015 TV Series Himself
Today 2015 TV Series Himself
Media Buzz 2015 TV Series Himself – Host, The Nightly Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2009-2015 TV Series Himself – Guest
Comedy Central’s All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special 2014 TV Special
Goddaughter 2013 Short Himself
Overheard 2013 TV Series Himself – interviewee
Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex in Florida 2012 TV Special documentary Himself – Host
Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex 2012 TV Movie Himself – Host
Larry Wilmore Talks About Race, Religion and Sex in Utah 2012 TV Movie Himself – Host
America in Primetime 2011 TV Series documentary Himself – Consulting Producer, The Office / Himself – Creator, The Bernie Mac Show
The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear 2010 TV Special Himself – Correspondent
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education 2010 TV Movie Himself
Made in Hollywood 2010 TV Series Himself
D.L. Hughley Breaks the News 2009 TV Series Himself
Make ‘Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Anatomy of a Script: Larry Wilmore 2008 Video documentary Himself
The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2002 TV Special Himself – Winner: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
In Living Color 1992 TV Series Himself
The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Title Year Status Character
The Drunken Peasants 2016 TV Series Himself
The Greg Gutfeld Show 2015 TV Series Himself

Won Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2003 Humanitas Prize Humanitas Prize 30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
2002 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series The Bernie Mac Show (2001)

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2016 BTVA Television Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014)
2016 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Host in a News, Talk, Reality, or Variety (Series or Special) The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (2015)
2008 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Comedy Series The Office (2005)
2006 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Comedy Series The Office (2005)
2006 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA New Series The Office (2005)
2003 Humanitas Prize Humanitas Prize 30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
2003 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Episodic Comedy The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
1999 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) The PJs (1999)
1992 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program In Living Color (1990)