Larry David Net Worth

Larry David is an American comedian, actor, producer, writer, director and creator of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Larry is probably one of the richest comedians in the world because his show “Curb Your Enthusiasm” has been running for over a decade and Larry is probably responsible for bringing comedy to HBO, the premium cable network. As for his acting, Larry is currently playing in the movie “The Matchmaker’, starring Nicole Kidman and Jessica Biel.

Larry David is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer most known for creating the television series Seinfeld.

Curb Your Enthusiasm is a comedy about a group of people in Los Angeles named Larry, Jeff, and Jerry. It was created by the real-life friend and producer of Larry David, David Mandel.

Early Life

Larry grew up to be a popular comedian and actor. He studied at the prestigious Boston Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, and after graduating from that school, he became an actor. He also took acting classes from the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Larry David attended the University of Maryland, College Park, where he was a brother in Tau Epsilon Phi, and subsequently enlisted in the United States Army Reserve, where he was a member of the 479th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital.


Larry David began his career by attending acting classes in Manhattan. He worked as a stand-up comedian and did various types of jobs to pay for his bills. He went to college at The New School, where he graduated with an economics degree.

David began working as a scriptwriter and actor of Friday at folk City in Greenwich Village.

Then, David decided to take the acting profession so that he can become a better actor. After moving to New York to pursue acting, he was cast in the movies ‘In & Out’ and ‘My Bodyguard’. Both the films were critical successes, but both were box office disappointments. David left for Los Angeles in 1985, and after that he was cast in the movies ‘Mixed Nuts’ and ‘Viva Knievel’. The later movie turned out to be a big hit and it gave him a wide appreciation.

David joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1989 and wrote for the show for three years. After he left the show, he began writing for a television film, however he is best known for his stand up comedy routine.

Seinfeld was a show with a lot of comedy in it, and in it, one episode called ‘The Soup Nazi’ was very funny, and it was about a guy who sells soups and people are always trying to get their money back.

David, who became very successful in the business of comedy, was a long time manager for legendary comedian Lenny Bruce, and also served as the show-runner of ‘Defending the Caveman,’ an Emmy winning HBO show.

A comedian with a funny name, created a series which was aired on television.


In 2000, David wrote and created the FX comedy-drama series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing.

Favorite Quotes from Larry David

Larry David mentioned, during his podcast The Larry Sanders Show Reunion, that when homeless, he would often find places to sleep that he would later use as a studio for filming The Larry Sanders Show.

“She was breaking the rule to be quiet. She was breaking the rule to not wake our neighbors, so she could get out of the house without being caught.”

As a matter of fact, the “‘TIPTOE,’ you just have to be smart enough and considerate enough to do it” is one of Larry David’s favourite quotes.

It has been noted a couple of times that Larry David’s mother, as well as his father, was Jewish. And for that, Larry David has been known to be very outspoken and a bit condescending towards those who do not know about the traditions and customs of Judaism and Jewish people. In this particular quote from ‘Seinfeld’, he is referring to the fact that you never celebrate your birthday again after the first birthday (1 year), but two weeks after that you celebrate your birthday. Larry David is trying to teach a lesson to the young Jerry Seinfeld as he is only celebrating his 21st birthday. (And in real life, ‘Seinfeld’ was Larry David’s breakthrough hit television sitcom).

It’s a hellish life.
You can’t talk to anyone about anything and it’s just terrible.
This is the life we have.
As a result, we don’t want to be normal.
We don’t want to be average.
We want to be different and we want to be outcast.
Everyone’s outcast.
We’re all outcasts.
Like me, I’m a self-hating outcast.
I am a self-hating outcast.

Larry David is an American actor and comedian. He is one of the main stars of the sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm.


As the son of a prominent Jewish family, Seinfeld was a self-identified liberal Jew. He was outspoken in his political views and considered himself a Democrat.

As of June 2020, Larry David’s net worth is estimated to be $2.3 Billion, making him one of the richest people in the world.

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