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Anthony Anderson Net Worth: Anthony Anderson is an American actor, writer, comedian, and game show host. As of 2021, Anthony Anderson has a net worth of $25 million dollars.

 

Early Life

Anthony Anderson was born in Augusta, Maine on August 15, 1970. He is 50 years old. Although he was born in Maine, he ended up being raised in Compton, California. He was raised by his mother and stepfather who worked in blue collar jobs. It wasn’t until the ’80s where he began to take up standup comedies.

After high school, Anderson earned a drama scholarship to attend Howard University, an African American college in Washington, D.C. After graduating from Howard University, he began to take on various roles in television. He took an offer to be apart of the cast Hang Time. The show went on from 1996 to 1998, where he played the main character, Teddy Brodis.

Anderson has been married to his wife Alvina Stewart since 1995. The couple divorced in 2015 and reunited in January 2017. They have two children, Kyra and Nathan.

Anthony has a half brother named Derrick Bowman. His brother Sterling died in 2002.

 

 

 

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Career

Anderson confessed that his first attempt at stand-up comedy was a failure. Through this experience he met Guy Torry, who encouraged him to keep going at it.

Anthony Anderson has been in the entertainment industry since the 1990s and has, later, become a well-recognized comedian. He starred in the most recent show, Black-ish. Other movies he’s been famous for: “Kangaroo Jack”, “Me, Myself and Irene”, “The Departed”, and “Transformers”.

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Working in the film industry and being apart of  hit movies has contributed to his net worth. This is on top of his comedy acts and his TV shows. He has also worked in the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show. He also hosted and participated as a guest panelist in many game shows.

In 2011, Anderson won $250,000 on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”. He took the proceeds and donated his winnings to the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

Anthony Anderson Net Worth: $25 Million

In 2020 alone, he earned almost $9 million a year in his role on the popular comedy series Black-ish. With his new comedy series and past career earnings, Anthony Anderson has a net worth of $25 million.

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