Darryl Lynn Hughley was born on 6 March 1963, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is an actor, stand-up comedian and political commentator, but probably best known for his appearances in “ComicView”, “The Original Kings of Comedy”, “The Hughleys” as well as many other shows and movies. What is more, Hughley was the host for CNN’s “D. L. Hughley Breaks the News”.
You might think how rich is D. L. Hughley? As of mid-2016, authoritative sources estimate that Hughley’s net worth is over $5 million, earned from his varied activities in the entertainment industry during a career now spanning over 25 years. As D.L. still continues to appear in movies and television shows, there is a chance that D. L. Hughley’s net worth will become even higher in the future.
D. L. Hughley Net Worth $5 Million
D.L. was a troublesome teenager, a gang member and school rebel who was expelled from high school, before going straight and obtaining his GED, then getting a job with The Los Angeles Times. He started his career in entertainment in the stand-up comedy program in 1992 called ComicView, then later became a producer and acted in the TV show entitled “The Hughleys”. This of course contributed significantly to Hughley’s net worth. What is more, Hughley appeared in Studio 60 on the Sunset Trip, Scrubs, and The Original Kings of Comedy. While being a part of these shows D.L. had an opportunity to work with Steve Harvey, Bernie Mac, Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Ken Jenkins, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet and many others. These shows not only made Hughley more popular and acclaimed but also added a lot to D. L. Hughley’s net worth.
D.L. also participated in Dancing with the Stars in season 16, in which his dance partner was Cheryl Burke.
In addition to his Hughley has also released a book, entitled “I Want You to Shut the fuck Up: How the Audacity of Dopes is Ruining America”, which also made Hughley’s net worth grow. Other shows and movies that Hughley has appeared in include “Scary Movie 3”, “Cloud 9”, “Spy School”, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host” and many others.
Another activity which made Hughley more famous and also increased his net worth was the show called “D. L. Hughley Breaks the News” on CNN. Despite the success of the show D.L. decided to leave it in order to be able to work closer to his family. D.L. has now worked on more than 30 movies and TV productions. All these appearances added considerably to D. L.’s net worth.
What is more, Hughley also has worked in radio and had a show called “The D. L. Hughley Morning Show” on WRKS, but after plans to syndicate it nationally fell through, he decided to leave this show also but it still made him more popular, and contributed to his net worth.
In his personal life, D.L. has been married to LaDonna since 1986, and they have a son Kyle – who suffers from aspergers syndrome, which they have publicly discussed – and two daughters.
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