Stand-up comedian turned actor and writer Ray Romano was born and raised in Queens, New York and has a net worth estimated at $120 million. Romano began pursuing a career in comedy during the late 1980s and early 1990s, competing in the Johnnie Walker Comedy Search, appearing on Star Search and eventually landing a spot on The Late Show with David Letterman and a recurring voice role on the Comedy Central show Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. Romano's big break came with the hit CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, with Romano in the titular role. Everybody Loves Raymond ran for nine seasons, 210 episodes in total and earned much critical praise along with commercial success. The show received numerous award nominations, with Romano himself earning three Screen Actor's Guild Awards, four People's Choice Awards, and an Emmy Award, among others. Additionally, Romano served as a producer and writer for the showing, co-writing fifteen episodes of Everybody Loves Raymond. Romano also guest starred on several television shows including The Nanny, The King of Queens, The Simpsons, and Hannah Montana. Romano leant his voice to the 2002 computer animated film Ice Ace, which grossed $383 million worldwide and followed up with two sequels, Ice Age: The Meltdown (grossed $651.8 million worldwide) and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (grossed $884 million worldwide, the second highest-grossing animated film in history). Romano can currently be seen starring on the TNT comedic drama television show, Men of a Certain Age.