Lewis Black Net Worth
Lewis Black Net Worth: Lewis Black is an American comedian, actor, and writer who has a net worth of $1.5 million. Born in 1948 in Silver Spring, Maryland, Lewis Black graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a member of the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. He received his master's of fine arts from the Yale School of Drama in 1977 and began his career working as a playwright. He eventually left to pursue a comedy career with influences such as George Carlin, Bob Newhart and Shelley Berman. He first became nationally well-known after appearing on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Black made his "Comedy Central Presents" debut with a special in 1998 and later appeared on the series in 2000 and 2002. He starred in a second network special, "Taxed Beyond Belief", in 2002, and later earned a position hosting the World Stupidity Awards for three years in Montreal. His first HBO special came in 2004 with "Black on Broadway". As of 2013, Black has released eleven albums and nine DVDs. His 2006 CD "The Carnegie Hall Performance" won a Grammy for Best Comedy Album. He won his second Grammy with his 2011 effort "Stark Raving Black". Black made his film debut in a 1986 appearance in "Hannah and Her Sisters". Other TV and movie appearances include "Mad About You", "The Happy Elf", "Accepted", "Man of the Year", "Unaccompanied Minors", "The Big Bang Theory" and "History of the Joke". Black was briefly married during the '70s.