Carl Reiner is a popular actor, writer, comedian, and director from America who is best known as the creator of the television show “The Dick Van Dyke Show”. He has directed many successful movies including The Jerk (1979), The Man with Two Brains (1983), Summer Rental (1985), Summer School (1987) and many more. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Carl Reiner in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Carl Reiner was born on March 20, 1922, in The Bronx, New York to Bessie and Irving Reiner. His father was a watchmaker in Austria.
He had an older brother who served in the U.S. Army during the World War II battle. When Carl was sixteen years old, his brother took him to a dramatic workshop which was organized by the Works Progress Administration.
In 1943, Carl got a job at the U.S. Air Force as a radio operator. Later, he was sent to the Georgetown University to learn the French language.
After completing his training, Carl was posted in Hawaii as a teleprinter operator. He was discharged from the Air Force in the year 1946.
Reiner married Estelle Lebos in the year 1943. The couple was together for 64 years until his wife died in 2008. He has two sons, Rob Reiner who is a poet and author and Lucas Reiner who is a painter.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Carl Reiner started his professional acting career when he got the lead role in the Broadway musical, “Call Me Mister”.
In 1950, he starred in the variety show “Your Show of Shows” which aired on the NBC network. He along with Brooks started the variety show “The Steve Allen Show” in 1960.
The following year Carl created the iconic television sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show” which aired on the CBS network.
He has written several other popular television shows including Caesar’s Hour, The Comedy Spot, The Judy Garland Show, Lotsa Luck and many more.
Carl has also worked as a screen-writer in many movies including The Thrill of It All (1963), The Art of Love (1965), The Comic (1969), The Man with Two Brains (1983) and others.
In 1998 he won the prestigious Grammy Award for his comedy skit “2000-Year-Old Man”. Carl has also been awarded the “Television Hall of Fame” and “Emmy Award Hall of Fame” in the year 1999.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Carl Reiner has an estimated net worth of more than $80 Million. This huge wealth is the result of his illustrious career as an actor, director, and comedian.
He is the author of several best-selling books including My Anecdotal Life: A Memoir, NNNNN: A Novel, Just Desserts: A Novellelah, Tell Me a Silly Story and many more.
Carl has also guest starred in many television shows and movies including Caesar’s Hour, The Gazebo, The Art of Love, Generation and others.
Carl Reiner is one of the most renowned actors and directors in the world. In 2017, along with his son Rob Reiner, he became the first father and son duo whose handprints and footprints were immortalized at the Chinese Grauman’s Theater.