Facts of Drew Carey
|Full Name||Drew Carey|
|Birth Name||Drew Allison Carey|
|Other Name||Drew Carey|
|Profession||Actor, TV host & Comedian|
|Birth City||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Lewis Carey|
|Mother Name||Beulah Carey|
|Relation With||Nicole Jaracz, Dr. Amie Harwick|
|Awards||Satellite Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy,People's Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Performer,People's Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a New TV Series|
|Sibilings||Neal Carey, Roger Carey|
|Filmography||NCIS,Bill Nye Saves the World|
|Education||Kent State University, James Ford Rhodes High School|
|Date of Birth||May 23,1958|
How Much Is Drew Carey's Net Worth?
As of 2020, Drew Carey owns the net worth of around $165 million. Drew Carey, famous as the host of The Drew Carey Show and Whose Line Is It Anyway has earned himself massive fame and a tag of a millionaire with his successful career. Currently, he hosts The Price Is Right since 2007.
Alongside hosting career, the American-born personality also made a considerable sum as an actor, voice actor, and comedian.
Professional since 1985, Drew Carey has earned 39 acting credits and 14 producing credits till date. Well, he has appeared in Geppetto (2000), The Simpsons (2008-2016), Dancing with the Stars (2014), Scorpion (2016) and NCIS (2018).
Drew's TV, Film, & Stand Up Career Are His Income Sources
Starting his career as a stand-up comedian, Drew Carey appeared in the talk shows like The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Night with David Letterman through the early 90s.
Later in 1995, Carey began to work in the ABC's sitcom The Drew Carey Show, premiered on September 13, 1995.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Drew has an estimated net worth of $165 million as of February 2020.
Sources cite that he makes an average of $9 million-$10 million every year. Back in 2008, Carey earned $12 million.
Aside from this, he has also worked as a host for Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998-2000), Drew Carey's Green Screen Show (2004-2005), The Late Late Show (2004-2015) and Power of 10 (2007-2008).
Currently, Carey is the host for The Price Is Right (2007-Present).
Fun Fact: As per data of 2019, Drew Carey has an equal net worth to the veteran Hollywood actor Al Pacino ($165 million).
Salary From The Drew Carey Show
While the TV sitcom The Drew Carey Show first aired in 1995, Drew Carey used to earn $60,000 per episode in the first season.
Later, the American actor cum host re-negotiated the salary, which earned him $300,000 per episode as the show became a hit. By the last season, Season 8-9 (2002-2004), Carey was reportedly paid the salary of $750,000 per episode.
However, the declining rating of the show led its cancellation in 2004, the last episode aired on September 8, 2004.
As for a fact, back in 1998, Drew Carey ranked 24th highest earning entertainer as per Forbes with an annual income of $45.5 million.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Drew earns a salary of $12.5 million annually, which is a sum total of his earnings from his career as a comedian, actor, writer.
How Much Does Drew Carey Earn From "The Price Is Right"
American actor Drew Carey is the part of The Price Is Right since 2007 and is still working in the show with equal enthusiasm.
Having been the part of the show for over 12 years, from Season 36 to 45, he has honored the contestants with the combined cash prize and winnings of $129,835,932.
Also, in the 10 years time from 2007, the number of car giveaways are 1,207. In he has given away $187,000 from his pocket as for the Perfect One Bids that marks a total of 374 bids.
Well, for the show, as a host, he receives a salary somewhere around $9 million.
Revenue From His Ownership With The Seattle Sounders
Besides being host on TV shows, he is a businessman and owns shares in MLS team Seattle Sounders.
While he is not an active member shareholder, he receives a good sum as a profit for his investment in the team. The Sounders of the MLS is one of the prominent teams and generate a good profit.
Endorsements & Charity Works
For now, the details on Drew Carey's endorsement deals or earnings from sponsorship is not out. But surely, as an influencing figure, he makes hefty sum through endorsements.
Well, he is an active Instagram user with over 45.2K followers while Twitter followers count 600K. As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Carey's Instagram account has the potential of earning him $230-$383 per sponsored post.
Alongside career, the American TV game show host is active in charity works. Back on May 2, 2000, he appeared in a celebrity edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and donated his $500,000 winnings to Ohio Library Foundation.
Also, in the second celebrity edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Drew made $32,000.
As reported, Carey pledged a donation to Mooch Myernick Memorial Fund in June 2007, on the condition to beat him in FIFA Soccer 07 for the Xbox 360. So, later, he went to donate $100,000 an additional $60,000 after losing 2 games out of 6.
In October 2009, his Twitter account was on the bid of $25,000 for a charity cause. Moreover, Carey raised the value to $1 million if the count of followers reached 1 million till December 31, 2009.
Well, Drew Carey has associations with many non-profit organizations like Children Affected by AIDS Foundation, Children International, Larry King Cardiac Foundation, Mercy For Animals and Save the Children.
Did you know? After a 14-year-old autistic boy was doused with tobacco, urine, cigarette-leftovers during an ice-bucket challenge in September 2014, Drew offered $10,000 bounty for the perpetrators' identity involved in that humiliating act. Later, three teens were found by the police.
Well, the tax payments policy is liable to all be it a celebrity or any normal US citizen. Since Drew Carey's has massive earnings, certainly the tax amount liability is pretty high, though has not disclosed the details.
For a fact, his LA house seeks 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax while the Cleveland house costs him 2.296%.
Since Carey lives in Los Angeles, upon his annual revenue of $10 million, he has to pay $5.2 million as income tax, inclusive of 36.61% Federal tax, 2.41% FICA and 13.05% State tax.
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses
Surely, with multi-million dollars fortune, Drew lives a lavish lifestyle and owns jaw-dropping assets. Well, he owns houses in Los Angeles, California and in Cleveland, Ohio (bought with his first paycheck from The Drew Carey Show).
Even though the worth of his residence is not out, but valued at millions of dollars.
For a fact, the median house price in Los Angeles is around $840,400 with an insurance premium of $1,360 while the property in Ohio is $139,600 accompanied by $800 insurance premium.
His Luxury Car Collection Include Audi, Mercedes, & More
Reportedly, he received a new Porsche from producers of The Drew Carey Show, after a successful hit. Carey indeed can own luxurious cars like Mercedes, Audi, and Lamborghini, though prefers to keep it low-key.
Surfing through his Instagram, Drew Carey seems to have huge expenses on daily life luxury, costly attires, and travels.
Drew Carey's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education & Relationship
Born on May 23, 1958, in Cleveland, Ohio, the USA, Carey's birth name is Drew Allison Carey. The youngest child of Lewis and Beulah Carey, Drew grew up alongside elder brothers: Neil (born in 1946) and Roger (born in 1952).
As reported, Carey's father died of a brain tumor when he was 8.
He holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Drew graduated from James Ford Rhodes High School in 1975 and later enrolled at Kent State University (KSU).
But after being expelled twice from KSU, he left studies and went to serve the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1981 to 1987, followed by stand-up comedy later.
Relationship Status: Does Drew Carey Have A Wife? Or Dating?
For a fact, Drew is never married but was engaged twice, which proved to be failed attempts. From 2007 to 2012, Carey was engaged to Nicole Jaracz.
Later, in June 2017, Carey began dating Dr. Amie Harwick and confirmed his engagement in January 2018.
However, within less than a year, by November 2018, they called off their relationship.
Meanwhile, no reports on dating life or relationship update on Drew Carey is out. He is alleged to be single currently.
Age And Height
As of June 2019, Drew Carey's age is 61 and has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches (178 cm).
- Drew, often complimented for his drastic change in body-shape, made a weight loss of 100 lbs in just 10 months in 2016.
- Carey credits self-help books like University of Success and Your Erroneous Zones.
- Drew wears glasses although he does not need to after his vision correction in 2001. He thinks that he has been wearing glasses for so long that his personality is intertwined with spectacles.