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Who is Drew Carey?
There are thousands of people who has steadily been making a name for themselves in the showbiz industry. Among them, Drew Carey is one. He is the comedian who starred at Whose Line is it Anyway? and The Drew Carey Show. From his spectacular working skill, he replaced Bob Barker as the host of The Price Is Right.
Drew Carey was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, May 23, 1958, as Drew Allison Carey. His father's name is Lewis Carey and his mother, Beulah Carey. Among three children, Drew is the youngest of all.
Just at the age of 8, he lost his father due to a brain tumor. He spent his childhood living in Cleveland, Ohio's Old Brooklyn neighborhood. Drew holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity (English, Welsh, German, and Spanish). In 1975, Carey finished his James Ford Rhodes High School schooling. After that, he went to college at Kent State University (KSU).
He was expelled twice at the university for bad academic results. He left college after three years. In 1979, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. He served four years as a Marine. Drew then moved to Los Vegas in 1983 and worked as a waiter.
Finally in 1985, Drew started his career as a comedian. He won an open microphone competition the following year. After that, at the Cleveland Comedy Club, he became Master of Ceremonies. Ever since then, he has won the heart of millions of people with his good sense of humor and jokes. Carey has also worked with George Gray and James O'Halloran who are a popular television host.
Drew Carey Personal Life: Wife & Children
Drew had a fair share of complicated love life like any other celebrities. Carey was previously in a loving relationship with a girl named Nicole Jaracz. The couple dated for quite a long time from 2007.
Then, in 2012 the pair decided to part their ways from each in a mutual understanding. Although both of them were just in a relationship, the couple shared a beautiful son Connor together.
After the split with Nicole, Drew found the calming shoulder in the form of Dr. Amie Harwick. Host "The Price is Right" is now engaged with Dr. Amie Harwick.
There are no exact details on when the pair started dating, but as per some report, Amie and Drew started dating since last summer. However, his relationship with Nicole also couldn't last long and after only 7 months of getting engaged the pair split up. His former fiancee Harwick is a licensed marriage and family therapist.
Although the couple has already parted with ways from each other Carey hasn't deleted a single picture of them together from his Instagram account. Drew might be wanting to get back with the Doctor but they haven't given any official statement about their relationship yet.
Drew Carey Net Worth
As we all know, Carey is a very successful stand-up comedian who is one of the richest comedians on the earth. According to some source, his net worth is $165 million. His main source of income is his comedy show itself. In 1998, Forbes listed him as the 24th highest-paid comedian of the era. He received $45.5 million that year and received $750,000 per episode.
Each year, he makes an average of $9 million-$10 million. Carey gained $12 million back in 2008. Drew certainly lives a lavish lifestyle with multi-million dollars of fortune and owns the jaw-dropping property. Well, with his first paycheck from The Drew Carey Show, he owns buildings in Los Angeles, California, and Cleveland, Ohio.
The average home cost in Los Angeles, is around $840,400 with an insurance premium of $1,360, while the property in Ohio is $139,600 with an insurance premium of $800. Likewise, he also got a new Porsche from The Drew Carey Show manufacturers. Drew is way richer than Jonathan Silverman and Tory Shulman.