Facts of Anthony Anderson
|Full Name||Anthony Anderson|
|Birth Name||Anthony Anderson|
|Profession||Comedian; Actor; Stand-Up Comedian|
|Birth City||Compton, California|
|Mother Name||Doris Hancox|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||August 15,1970|
|Married Date||September 11,1999|
Anthony Anderson is one of the best-known TV comedians famous as the lead character on Black-ish. The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series nominee has also done some dramatic work in various films like The Departed, Scream 4, etc.
Anderson’s career in comedy started with stand-up in 1995, and from then on, he has established himself as an ace comedian. He has also appeared on various game shows as a judge and panelist.
What Is Black-ish Star Anthony Anderson’s Net Worth?
Anthony Anderson is worth $25 Million as of February 2020 as per data from Celebrity Networth. On the other hand, The Richest claims that he has an $18 million fortune.
The bulk of his net worth comes from his comedy and TV career. A substantial amount of his fortune also comes from feature films and movies.
Income Sources, Earnings, And Salary
Anderson takes home a six-figure salary from his TV shows; in fact, according to various online sources, he earned $400 thousand per episode from his TV show Black-ish in 2019.
He earned $100 Thousand per episode in the first season, and in 2016, he took home $100 Thousand per episode.
Donations And Charity
Anthony is an incredibly charitable celeb who is involved with over 17 charities.
Some of the charities supported by him are the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, Greater Than AIDS, etc. Stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Mariah Carey, and Kevin Hart also support some of the same charities.
The comedian once appeared on "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire” and won $250,000 that he donated to an organization that supports Alzheimer's patients.
He also organizes an annual celebrity golf event that raises money for charity. As a matter of fact, in 2019, the event raised over $500,000.
Anderson is also diabetic (Type 2) and has done a lot of work for supporting diabetes patients.
Lavish California Estate And Owing Miles Brown A Car
Anderson has an extravagant house in Los Angeles, California, the USA, where the average price for a house is around $723,783 as per data from Zillow.
He once made a bet with co-star Miles Brown on a basketball game, Anderson lost the bet and owed Brown a car.
Sexual Assault And Harassment Controversies
Anthony Anderson has been accused of allegedly raping and harassing on multiple occasions.
The first-ever documented case was when Anderson and Wayne Witherspoon were accused of raping an extra on the set of Hustle & Flow. You can read the affidavit of the complaint here.
A judge closed the case citing no probable cause. Deputy E.M Johnson was the cop on the case and frequented the hospital. In the affidavit, it is written that the victim was lured into the trailer and was assaulted once inside.
Similarly, a woman working on All About the Andersons accused Anderson in September 2004 for assaulting her in the dressing room.
The alleged crime was committed in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA.
The LAPD was also investigating Anderson for another alleged sexual assault in July 2018, but the charges were later dropped after the investigation found no evidence.
How Old Is Anthony Anderson?
Anthony Anderson was born on August 15, 1970, in Compton, California, the U.S, to Doris Hancox. He is 49 years old as of February 2020.
He grew up with a half-brother named Derrick Bowman. The star has Guinean and Cameroonian heritage.
Anderson is married to longtime partner Alvina Stewart as of February 2020. The pair married on September 11, 1999. They have a daughter named Kyra Anderson and a son named Nathan Anderson (born February 23, 2000).
He and his wife have a charitable organization named the Anthony and Alvina Anderson Charitable Support Foundation.