Richard Lewis is a famous American stand-up comedian and actor of the 1980s. He is most renowned for appearing in comedy series, ‘Anything but Love’ (1989-1992) and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ (2000-present). Richard Lewis is also well-known as a writer and producer. Continue reading to find the net worth of Richard Lewis as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Richard Lewis was born as Richard Philip Lewis on 29th June 1947 in Brooklyn in New York in the US. He was raised in Englewood, New Jersey. His father was a caterer, and his mother was an actor. Richard Lewis was educated from Dwight Morrow High School. He graduated with BA Marketing and Communications from Ohio State University. Richard Lewis and Joyce Lapinsky are married.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1975, Richard Lewis began his career as a stand-up comedian who is well-known for his unique style. During the daytime, Richard worked as a copywriter for Contemporary Graphics, an advertisement agent.
In the 1980s, Richard Lewis became famous after appearing on the show called ‘Late Night with David Letterman.’ Richard Lewis made several appearances on his personal television show on HBO channel. Richard Lewis and Jamie Lee Curtis co-starred in ‘Anything but Love’ that ran for four seasons. Richard Lewis and Don Rickles appeared on ‘Daddy Dearest.’
Richard Lewis is renowned for enacting the major role of Jimmy Epstein in ‘Drunks’ and ‘Game Day.’ Richard Lewis first produced the show ‘Diary of a Young Comic.’ Richard Lewis has got the repeated role of himself in the series ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm.’ Other notable television series include ‘7th Heaven’, ‘Hugo Pool,’ ‘Leaving Las Vegas,’ ‘Rude Awakening,’ ‘Rude Awakening,’ ‘The Maze,’ ‘Two and a Half Men’ and ‘Whirlpool.’
In addition to acting different roles in television series, Richard Lewis has enacted in movies. These include ‘Once Upon a Crime,’ ‘Robin Hood: Men with Tights’ and ‘Wagons East!’
Richard Lewis has written comic articles for several magazines including Playboy. He advised on 1990s Boku and Snapple with Certs breathe piles. In 2007, Richard Lewis appeared on cameo as Phillip in George Lopez.
Recently, Richard Lewis has made few cameos in television shows like ‘Everybody Hates Chris’. He enacted Charlie Sheen’s accountant in the show, ‘Two and a Half Men.’ He was ranked as no.45 on the Comedy Central’s list for 100 Greatest Stand-up Comedians of All Time.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Richard Lewis is $8.5 million. Most of the wealth comes from his professions as an actor and a stand-up comedian. Through his career, Richard Lewis has used his unique skills as a stand-up comedian. Later, he has appeared on various popular television series. Richard Lewis has enacted in several movies. Richard Lewis wrote comic articles for magazines. Also, he has authored books that have added to his fortune.
Lewis is lifelong friends with well-known actor and comedian, Larry David and also reunited with his close childhood friend on the television program, “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”