What is David Alan Grier's net worth? David Alan Grier also known as "D.A.G." (DAG), is an American actor and comedian, he has a net worth of $3 million. David Alan Grierhas earned his net worth for his work on In Living Color, a sketch comedy television show. David was born on June 30, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Aretas Ruth and his father William Henry Grier a psychiatrist and writer who co-wrote the book Black Rage. He graduated from Cass Tech and earned his B.A. from the University of Michigan. He also received an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama. His first role was that of Jackie Robinson in The First, a Broadway musical written by Joel Siegel and directed by Martin Charnin. In 1980 he was part of the radio drama adaptation of Stars Wars, with National Public Radio. He played the voice role of a nameless X-Wing fighter pilot in the Battle of Yavin. For his role in The First he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. He was the winner of the Theatre World Award. Some of his other Broadway credits include; James "Thunder" Early in Dream girls a Broadway Musical. His first role in film was in 1983 in Streamers. On Television he played the role of a geology professor on A Different World. He has one daughter borne to second ex-wife Christine Y. Kim, in 2008.