What is Drew Carey’s Net Worth? The Comic’s Background And Earnings

What is Drew Carey's Net Worth? The Comic’s Background And Earnings

Known as one of the richest stand-up comedians, Drew Carey has earned significant money from his career. In this article, we have listed everything about Drew Carey’s net worth, and the factors that contributed to it.

Born on January 23, 1958, in Cleveland, Ohio, US, Drew Allison Carey is an incredibly versatile talent known for his work as a comedian, actor, and game show host. One of his most notable roles was as the lead character on the popular sitcom “The Drew Carey Show,” which ran from 1995 to 2004. Drew Carey has also hosted the game show “The Price Is Right” since 2007. In this article, we will delve into the details of Drew Allison Carey’s career, and achievements, and provide insight into his net worth.

About Drew Carey

Drew Carey was born on May 23, 1958 (age 66 years; as of 2024) in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Drew Carey is the youngest son of Lewis and Beulah Carey. Facing a turbulent childhood, Drew was only eight years old when his father succumbed to a heart attack. His mother was a working professional.

What is Drew Carey's Net Worth? The Comic’s Background And Earnings
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In 1976, Drew graduated from the James Ford Rhodes High School. Following his high school graduation, he attended Kent State University where he was a part of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. However, he was later expelled from the university owing to low grades.

What is the net worth of Drew Carey?

As of 2024, Drew Carey has an estimated net worth of $165 million. Besides acting, several other factors contribute to Drew Carey’s net worth.

Stage Name Drew Carey
Full NameDrew Allison Carey 
Net Worth $165 Million, as of 2024
Annual Income$25 Million

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Factors Contributing to the net worth of Drew Allison Carey

The Drew Carey Show

Known as one of the highest-paid Hollywood actors, Drew Carey is paid $750,000 for his acclaimed show, The Drew Carey Show. Meanwhile, he is known to earn $12.5 million annually money for hosting one of his famous shows, The Price is Right.

Brand Endorsements

The Hollywood actor, Drew Carey, is known to endorse some of the prominent brands. In 2023, Carey was paid approximately $30 million for an advertisement for DirecTV.

A Fleet of Cars

Fascinated with cars, Drew Carey has invested a significant amount of money, and his car collection includes

  • Tesla Model X
  • Volvo XC90
  • Range Rover Autobiography
What is Drew Carey Net Worth?
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Real Estates

Drew Carey has maintained a real estate portfolio and has not only owned cars. One of his real estate properties includes a 9,500 square-foot luxury house which is worth $34 million. He later renovated the house which is worth 5 million dollars. It also comes with a library room. According to the taste of Drew Carey, the house was packed with minimalistic appearances. Besides his $34 million house, Carey owns 11 cars, 14 real estate properties and two private yachts

Other Business Ventures

Besides his luxuries, Drew Carey has ventured into entrepreneurship and has bought stocks in several renowned companies including,

  • Procter and Gamble
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Coca-Cola
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • General Motors
  • Starbucks

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  • In 1988, Drew Carey earned recognition when he appeared in the 1988 show, Star Search. The show is followed by his next appearance on different shows including The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Night With David Letterman. In 1994, their first standup comedy, Drew Carey: Human Cartoon, won him a CableAce Award.
  • In 1993, Carey had a small role in Coneheads, wherein he played the role of a taxi passenger.
  • In 1995, he hosted The Drew Carey Show. He earned $75,000 for a television appearance. 
  • He has hosted several other TV shows Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show, and Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza.
  • In 1997, Carey published his autobiography, Dirty Jokes And Beer: Stories of the Unrefined.
What is Drew Carey Net Worth?
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Awards and Recognitions

  • In 1994, Drew Carey won the Cable Ace Award for Best Writing: Drew Carey: Human Cartoon.
  • In 2000, he was bestowed with the Honorary DHL from the Cleveland State University.
  • In 2004, he was awarded Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand-up Comedians of All Time
  • In 2011, he won the Wall of Fame
  • In 2021, Travis won the United States Navy Memorial Foundation Lone Sailor Award

Do You Know These Lesser Known Facts About Drew Carey?

  • Before venturing into the entertainment industry, Drew Carey served in the United States Marine Corps.
  • In 1995, Drew Carey earned recognition with the sitcom, The Drew Carey Show.
  • Besides being an actor and entertainer, Drew Carey is a philanthropist. He is also known for his staunch support for animal rights.
  • A sports enthusiast, Drew Carey loves watching and participating in Soccer. Additionally, he is also part of the soccer team, Seattle Sounders FC.
  • Known for his hosting skills, in 1998, Drew Carey hosted the Miss Universe Pageant in 1998.

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