Anthony Anderson is an American comedian, actor, and game show host. He has appeared in many movies as well as TV shows. He has starred in the series “K-Ville”, “The Shield” and “NYPD detective in Law and Order”. Some of the films he has played are “Me, Myself and Irene”, “Kangaroo Jack”, “Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London”, “The Departed” and also in “Scream-4”.

He is a regular judge on “Food Network’s Iron Chef America”. From, 2016 he has been the host of the ABC version of “To Tell the Truth”, a game show. He has served as the guest panelist for many games and game shows.

Quick Info 
Full NameAnthony Anderson
Date of Birth August 15, 1970
Birth PlaceCompton, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Parent(s)Sterling Bowman,
Doris Hancox
OccupationActor, comedian, and game show host
Age50 years
Height5’10”
Spouse(s)/Partner(s) Alvina Anderson
Children2
Net worth $25 Million

Early Life and Bio

Anderson was born on 15th august 1970 in California, Compton. He was the son of Doris, who was a telephone operator as well as an actress. He grew up with his stepfather, he even had his own brother Sterling, but he died at a very young age. However, he has a half-brother Derrik Bowman. 

The first attempt can be a failure; similarly, his first stand-up comedy, “Tasty Tony, the One and Only, if there’s another, he’s phoney”, was a failure. He was encouraged by his fellow friend Guy Torry to keep getting up on stage. 

He was not interested in going to school, although he completed his high school at Hollywood High School. From his struggle, he had planned to graduate his upcoming generation from Howard University. 

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Anthony Anderson Image source (usatoday.com)

Nationality and Physical Stats

Anthony is 5’10”, weighing 122.5 KG. He has his body measurements as a chest of 45 inches, 42 inches of waist and 14 inches of arms. He has got dark brown eyes and black hair. 

He was born in California, America, with his parents also from America. Therefore, he is an American by Nationality. 

The zodiac Sun Sign of Anderson in Leo.

Career

Movies and Television Series

Anderson played some small co-actor roles in “Alien Avengers” in 1996, followed by “Hang Time”, “In the House” and “NYPD Blue”. The debut as a main role in films for Anderson was “Liberty Heights”. From this film, he came into height and currently, he is popular in the film “Black-ish”. 

 There are many television series as well as movies played by Anderson and some of them are “The Departed”, “Hustle and Flow”, “Transformers”, “Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle”, “Liberty Heights”, “Life”, “Me, Myself and Irene”, “Small Town Crime”, “Beats” and “Grudge Match”.

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Anthony Anderson Image source (chicagotribune.com)

The Departed

This is an American crime thriller movie that Martin Scorsese directs. William Monahan writes the film with Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Alec Baldwin and Anderson.

He has played the role of Trooper Barrigan in the movie.

The movie’s budget was $90 Million, and the box office income was $291 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 8.5/10.

Black-ish

This series is an American Sitcom Television Series created by Kenya Barris. The stars in the series are Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown, Marsai Martin, Jeff Meacham, Jenifer Lewis, Peter Mackenzie, Deon Cole and Katlyn Nichol.

He has played the role of Andre “Dre” Johnson.

The usual episode of the series was $3 Million. The salary of Anderson in the series is $400,000. Summing up the income, in 22 episodes, he earned $8.8 Million. 

The IMDb rating of the series is 7.1/10.

Awards and Achievements

Anthony has many of them along with some high rated awards like “Satellite Award” and “NAACP Image Awards”. His film Black-ish is also nominated for Golden Globe Award and also “Primetime Emmy Awards”. In the comedy sector, he was nominated at “People’s Choice Awards, USA” for Favorite Comedic TV Actor. He also has won the “Walk of Fame” on Television on 14th August 2020.

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Anthony Anderson Image source (deadline.com)

Personal Life: Wife and Children

Anderson is married to Alvina since 1995. The couple is also blessed with two children Kyra Anderson and Nathan Anderson. They live a classic life. 

What is Anthony Anderson’s Net worth?

The net worth of Anderson is $25 Million. As per the record, he earns $9 Million a year after his hit movie “Black-ish”. As he has type 2 Diabetes, he prefers to stay healthy and spend a healthy lifestyle. Even he shares his health tips on Instagram. He lives a normal life with his family; his son will be graduating from Harvard in 2022. 

Social Media Presence

Anderson is a role model of many youths and the ones who don’t give up. He has 1.6 Million followers on Instagram and also, he frequently posts on the activities he is involved in. He also advertises and promotes awareness of Diabetes as he also has Type 2 Diabetes.

 

 

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