Drew Carey Biography


Drew Carey

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Birth Name: Drew Carey
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: taurus
Age: 59 Years
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Known for his flat-top haircut and breathy high-pitched laugh, Drew Carey is an actor and comedian from the United States. He has also established himself as a sports executive, and game show host and a former U.S. Marine Corps. Drew Carey, who is often found, wearing Buddy Holly style glasses, was born as Drew Allison Carey in Cleveland, Ohio to Beulah Carey and Lewis Carey. He was raised in Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. Regarding his ethnicity and nationality, he is a white ethnicity American Comedian.

Drew proposed Nicole Jaracz on 9th of October 2007. During that time she was the recent graduate of culinary school. They got engaged a few months later. He wished to make Nichole his loving wife but this never happened. They called off this engagement before getting married in 2012.

Drew had a troubled childhood as he lost his father to a brain tumor when he was just eight years old. As a child, he joined James Ford Rhodes High School. While he was there, he was active in the cornet and trumpet in the marching band. He completed his high school graduation from there in 1975. He joined Kent State University but due to his poor academic performance, he was ordered to discontinue his education.

In 1980, he joined the United States Marine Corps. He worked there for about half a decade and then he began pursuing his stand-up career. In 1985, he won an open-microphone contest. After his success with the open-microphone contest, he in 1986, joined Cleveland Comedy Club as the Master of Ceremonies.

Furthermore, in 1988, he was seen in the 1988 Star Search and this performance raised him to prominence. He has also performed in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and is active in acting since the early 1990s. In 1992, he made his acting debut by starring the role of Herby Scroggins in the TV series The Torkelsons.

Drew earns the massive amount of money in his career. As per the other sources, it is found out that he earned the salary of $750,000 /episode in 2001. It is estimated that his current net worth is $165 million.

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Born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States

1958 23rd of May

Drew Carey, who is often found, wearing Buddy Holly style glasses, was born as Drew Allison Carey in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America to Beulah Carey and Lewis Carey. He was raised in Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. He is of white ethnicity.

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Graduated from James Ford Rhodes High School

1975

As a child, he joined James Ford Rhodes High School. While he was there, he was active in the cornet and trumpet in the marching band. He completed his high school graduation from there in 1975. He joined Kent State University but due to his poor academic performance he was ordered to discontinue his education.

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Got listed in the US Marine Corps Reserve

1980

After spending several years in Kent State University, he dropped out from there. In 1980, he joined United States Marine Corps Reserve after he got listed in the Marine Corps. She worked there for about half a decade and then he began pursuing his stand up career.

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Began his stand up career

1984

He worked in the US Marine Corps Reserve for about half a decade and then he began pursuing his stand up career. In 1985, he won an open-microphone contest. In 1986, he joined Cleveland Comedy Club as the Master of Ceremonies.

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Appeared in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

1991 of November

In 1988, he was seen in the 1988 Star Search and this performance raised him to prominence. He has also performed in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson at the end of 1991. In 1994, he appeared in the comedy show Drew Carey: Human Cartoon.

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Began his acting career

1992

He has also been pursuing his acting career since the early 1990s. In 1992, he made his acting debut by starring the role of Herby Scroggins in the TV series The Torkelsons. The following year he appeared in the TV movie Drew Carey: Human Cartoon.

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First feature film, Coneheads

1993

He has also starred in several movies in his life. He made his feature film debut in 1993 by starring the role of a taxi passenger in the movie Coneheads. In 2005, he voice acted the role of Crank in the movie Robots.

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Won CableACE Awards

1995

In 1993, he got his first nomination in CableACE Awards for Performance in a Comedy Special. He won this award for the first time in 1995 for Writing an Entertainment Special. He got nominated in this award that year for his work in Drew Carey: Human Cartoon.

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Won People's Choice Awards, USA

1996

Till now he has been nominated in People's Choice Awards, USA for three different times in his life. Out of these three nominations he has been honored three times. He won this award for the first time in 1996 for Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series.

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Published his first autobiography, Dirty Jokes and Beer

1997

Besides being popular as an actor, comedian and game show host, he is also good at writing. In 1997, he published his first autobiography Dirty Jokes and Beer: Stories of the Unrefined. This book was mainly about the death of his father and his depression.

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Honored as Star on the Walk of Fame

2003

It been more than two decades he has been active in the television industry. For this continuous contribution in the TV world, he was honored as Star on the Walk of Fame in 2003. He has also once been honored by TV Guide Awards.

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Proposed Nicole Jaracz

2007 9th of October

Drew proposed Nicole Jaracz on 9th of October 2007. During that time she was the recent graduate of culinary school. They got engaged few months later. He wished to make her his loving wife but this never happened. They called off this engagement before getting married in 2012.

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Hosted Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza

2011

Drew Carey is an actor and comedian from United States. He has been active in the acting world since the early 1990s. He is also a TV show host. In 2011, he hosted the TV show Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza.

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2017

Drew earns the massive amount of money in his career. As per the other sources, it is found out that he earned the salary of $750,000 /episode in 2001. It is estimated that his current net worth is $165 million.

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Current Net worth.

2017

Drew earns the massive amount of money in his career. As per the other sources, it is found out that he earned the salary of $750,000 /episode in 2001. It is estimated that his current net worth is $165 million.

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