How Rich Is Comedian Larry David?

Larry David is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for co-creating the TV series, Seinfeld with Jerry Seinfeld. For the series, he won 2 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing a Comedy Series.

Additionally, he has also recognized for his work in Curb Your Enthusiasm, Saturday Night Live, Whatever Works, and The Three Stooges. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, he has an estimated net worth of $400 million in 2022.

On the other hand, David is worth $800 million as per The Richest. In 1992, he earned $650 million-received a salary of $250 million only from Seinfeld in 1998. Also, in 2008, two times Emmy winner earned $55 million from Seinfeld syndication, DVD sales, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Career Success In Entertainment Field

Larry David began his acting career appearing in the cameo role in the film It Happened at Lakewood Manor in 1977. Then, from 1980 to 1982, he played various roles and wrote 55 episodes of the weekly late-night live comedy show, Fridays.

Also, he worked as an actor and writer in an American late-night live TV sketch comedy, Saturday Night Live (1984 to 1985). He co-created, wrote, and produced the American sitcom TV series Seinfeld.

Additionally, he also featured as Mort’s friend in the movie Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? David then appeared in movies such as Second Thoughts, Radio Days, New York Stories, Whatever Works, and so on.

Seinfeld creator Larry David
Seinfeld creator Larry DavidImage Source: Forbes

Similarly, Larry’s other notable film credit includes Sour Grapes (actor, writer, and director), Envy (executive producer), and Clear History (actor and writer). Besides that, the talented figure is also famous for 1-hour special television show Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999).

After that, Larry David created an American comedy HBO TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2000. For 2 long decades, the show has a special place in millions of people’s hearts. Also, since 2015, 5 feet 11 inches tall director is hosting and playing different roles, including Bernie Sanders in the late-night TV show, Saturday Night Live.

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Furthermore, Seinfeld star David has also made a guest appearance in some TV shows like Entourage, Hannah Montana, The Paul Reiser Show, Woody Allen: A Documentary, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, TripTank, The League, Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special, Maya & Marty, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

Where Does Larry David Live?

75-year-old actor Larry lives in Los Angeles, California, as of 2020.  He purchased Pacific Palisades residence overlooking the Riviera Country Club, paying $10.35 million in 2008.

The house covering 11,272 square feet features 7 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. The mansion boasts a master bedroom that includes a deck overlooking the ocean, a grassy backyard, and a pool.

Larry David's Pacific Palisades house sold for $12 million
Larry David’s Pacific Palisades house sold for $12 millionImage Source: Variety

Additionally, the villa has a huge guest house, living room, family room, dining room, and multiple fireplaces as well. Initially, the gated English country-style property was kept on the market for sale, asking $15 million. Later, in early May 2014 was sold for $12 million.


Not only in real estate, but David also spent his money on drives. As per some online sites, he owns cars of Bentley ($160,000 to $342,300) and Escalade ($75,195 to $78,195).

Supports Make-A-Wish Foundation

Curb Your Enthusiasm creator Larry is also recognized for supporting causes like abuse, cancer, children, health, poverty, and voter education. He is one of the active donors of the non-profit organization, Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The foundation grants the wishes of children who have a life-threatening medical condition to enhances the human experience along with joy, hope, and strength.

The non-profit organization is also supported by stars like Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Avril Lavigne, Lady Gaga, David Muir, and many more.

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Larry David was born Lawrence Gene David on July 2, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, in the United States. His father, Morty David, was a manufacturer while his mother is Rose David. He spent his childhood with his older brother, Ken David.

Sour Grapes director Larry is a graduate of Sheepshead Bay High School and the University of Maryland.

Shares Two Children With Ex-Wife

Seinfeld director Larry David was married to an American environmental activist Laurie David. The couple exchanged the wedding vows on March 31, 1993.

The pair’s elder daughter, Cazzie David, is an actress born on May 10, 1994. Similarly, their younger daughter, Romy David, is also an actress born in 1996.

His ex-wife Laurie filed for divorce on July 13, 2007, mentioning irreconcilable differences. The same year the duo finalized their divorce.

As per the reports, the couple was trying for the joint custody of their daughters; however, the further update of the custody is yet not available.