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Anthony Anderson Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Who is Anthony Anderson?
Anthony Anderson is a notable American actor and comedian. He has appeared in numerous films and television shows. Anthony has starred in his own short-lived sitcom, All About the Andersons as well as the ABC sitcom Black-ish and the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show during the fifth and final season.
Moreover, he is known for his leading roles in the drama series K-Ville, The Shield, and as NYPD Detective Kevin Bernard on the NBC crime drama Law & Order. He also has had major roles in feature films such as; Me, Myself & Irene (2000), Kangaroo Jack (2003), Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004), The Departed (2006), Transformers (2007), and Scream 4 (2011).
In addition, he has also been a regular judge on Food Network’s Iron Chef America. He has served as an executive producer and starred as Andre Johnson on the ABC sitcom Black-ish since September 2014. Also since June 2016, he has served as host of the ABC version of the game show To Tell the Truth. Moreover, he has served as a guest panelist for various game shows.
How Old Is Anthony Anderson?
He is 51 years old as of April 2022, having been born on August 15, 1970, in Compton, California, U.S. Anthony shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Jennifer Lawrence, Joe Jonas, Chief Keef, Nipsey Hussle (1985-2019 Ben Affleck, and many more.
Anthony Anderson Family
Who are Anthony Anderson’s Parents?
He was born to Sterling Bowman ( step-Father) and worked in the steel mill industry. And Doris Hancox (Mother) was a telephone operator and actress.
Does Anthony Anderson have Siblings?
He has a half-brother by the name of Derrick Bowman.
Anthony Anderson Education
He received his high school education at Hollywood High School and Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA). And graduated from Howard University in 2022.
Anthony Anderson Marital Status
He is currently or possibly single. However, he was previously married to Alvina Stewart. They were married in September 1999 but her wife filed for divorce on March 25, 2022.
Anthony Anderson Kids
He has two kids with her ex-wife, Alvina. A daughter by the name of Kyra Anderson was born in 1996, and a son by the name of Nathan Anderson was born in 2000.
Anthony Andreson Career
He has starred alongside Laurence Fishburne and Tracee Ellis Ross and executive produced the hit ABC series Black-ish. For this role, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. One of his television works includes a lead role in the teen series Hang Time as Teddy Broadis. He also got many one-offs and guest roles on major series such as NYPD Blue, Malcolm & Eddie, In the House, and Ally McBeal.
His recurring roles were on several series such as ‘Til Death and The Bernie Mac Show. Andreson was the central character in the short-lived series All About the Andersons which lasted for one season on The WB. In 2008, he joined the cast of the long-running NBC crime drama television series, Law & Order. Starring as Kevin Bernard in seasons (18,19, and 20) he reprised the role upon the series’ revival in 2022, concurrent with the final episodes of Black-ish.
In addition, he has starred in two other crime series, Fox’s K-Ville (as one of the lead characters) and Fox’s cable channel FX’s The Shield. His series Eating America with Anthony Anderson was a summer show in 2014. He also was a judge on Iron Chef America. He served as bartender/sous-chef for Iron Chef Bobby Flay opposite Masaharu Morimoto and fellow judge Simon Majumdar in the Ultimate Bar Food battle. In 2013, he signed on to host the celebrity-driven, a family game show called Wall of Fame produced by Endemol USA for NBC.
Anderson in 2014, starred as Andre “Dre” Johnson on the ABC sitcom Black-ish which will complete an eight-season run in 2022. His role and the series have earned a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Awards nomination. Also, he served as executive producer on its spinoffs Grown-ish, which premiered on Freeform in 2018, and Mixed-ish. The series ran on ABC for two seasons from 2019 to 2021. Since 2016, he has been the host of To Tell the Truth which also aires on ABC.
A Filming Career
Since his film debut in Liberty Heights, he has been performing as an actor, and often in comedic roles for many years. Some of his more prominent feature films include; Kangaroo Jack, My Baby’s Daddy, Hustle & Flow, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, and King’s Ransom. He also has had a small role in the Academy Award-winning Martin Scorsese film The Departed. Moreover, he has had a supporting role in Scary Movie 3 and Scary Movie 4. Originally, he was set to return in Scary Movie 5 with Regina Hall and Kevin Hart, however, everything regarding scripting and filming changed.
A Directorial Work Career
He directed a one-minute short film featuring his Law & Order co-star Jeremy Sisto in 2009. The short was made for the Responsibility Project, a joint initiative of NBC and Liberty Mutual Group. It also aired during the In The House episode “Reality Bites” on October 16, 2009.
Anthony Anderson Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10inches (1.78m) and a weight of 122kgs (270lbs)
Anthony Anderson’s Salary and Net Worth
He has a salary of $400k per episode and a net worth of $25 million.
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