Lance Crouther Net Worth

Lance Crouther Net Worth 2024: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Lance Crouther net worth is
$5 Million

Lance Crouther Wiki Biography

Lance Crouther was born on the 13th May 1962, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is a TV producer, writer and an actor who is most famous for playing the title role of Louis C.K.’s 2001 comedy “Pootie Tang”, as well as the writer of “The Chris Rock Show”, “Real Time with Bill Maher” and “Lopez Tonight” TV shows as well as “Good Hair” (2009) and “Down to Earth” (2001) movies.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this talented man has accumulated so far? How rich Lance Crouther is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Lance Crouther’s net worth, as of early 2017, is $5 million, acquired through his career in television and the moviemaking industry which has been active since 1990.

Lance Crouther Net Worth $5 million

Lance’s interest in comedy dates back to his teenage years. While attending Lindblom High School in his hometown of Chicago, he formed his own comedy group named Mary Wong which was so popular that toured the various campuses. Apart from this, Lance Crouther performed solo as a stand-up comedian, touring Chicago’s clubs and bars as well as colleges. These ventures provided the basis for his net worth.

In order to pursue his comedy career full time, Crouther transferred to Los Angeles, California where he began appearing in comedies and writing TV pilot episodes for various shows. Some of his first acting engagements included a side role in one episode of “Lifestories” TV series, followed by several other appearances in movies such as “Talkin’ Dirty After Dark” (1991), “Class Act” (1992), and “Fear of a Black Hat” and “CB4” both in 1993. However, some more recognition Crouther gained was when he began writing for “The Chris Rock Show” in 1998, plus he also co-produced 11 episodes and starred in nine. For his entire engagement he was honored with three nominations and one Primetime Emmy Award. It is certain that all these engagements made a positive impact on Lance Crouther’s net worth.

The real breakthrough in Lance Crouther’s acting career occurred in 2001, when he was cast for the title role of “Pootie Tang” – a comedy directed by Louis C.K. featuring also Chris Rock. In 2003, Lance served as the creator and co-executive producer of the “Wanda at Large” comedy TV series picturing the everyday life of comedian Wanda Sykes, while in 2004 he wrote and produced six episodes of its spin-off “Wanda Does It”. A year later, in 2005 Crouther was engaged as a consulting producer for “Everybody Hates Chris” as well as the “Barbershop” TV series. Doubtlessly, these ventures helped Lance Crouther to further increase the size of his net worth.

In 2006 he began writing for the fourth season of “Real Time with Bill Maher” TV talk show, and continued to write an entire season five in 2007. In 2008 Lance wrote 13 episodes of the “Frank TV” TV series, and in 2009 he wrote and starred in the “Good Hair” documentary comedy movie. Between 2009 and 2010, Crouther was the head writer of the “Lopez Tonight” comedy talk show, for which he wrote 105 episodes. Some of his more recent works include engagements on the “Last Comic Standing” TV series, and “Saturday Night Live” in 2014, as well as the writing of the special material for The 88th Annual Academy Awards ceremony and TV special in 2016. All these accomplishments have helped Lance Crouther to add a significant sum of money to his net worth.

When it comes to his personal life, Lance Crouther has managed to keep it, well, personal – there are no relevant data or even rumours about his private life, neither family, romantic involvements nor affairs.

Full NameLance Crouther
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthMay 13, 1962
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois USA
ProfessionTelevision producer, Screenwriter, Actor
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series, more
NominationsWGA Award for Best Comedy/Variety - (Including Talk) Series - Television, more
MoviesGood Hair, Pootie Tang, Down to Earth, CB4
TV ShowsWanda at Large
1[on his fame as Pootie Tang] People come up and yell. Most recently, I'm getting blinds in my apartment, and the blinds guy from Sears is measuring my window. A very nice brother. I tell him, ''Yeah, that's great,'' and he looks at me and says, ''Sepa-tai, sibi-ta, sepa-ta!'' And I think, oh God, even the blinds guy.
2[on Pootie Tang (2001)] On some level, you're like a silent movie character. It was fun, but I'm a writer. I like to say funny stuff in English.
3[on Pootie Tang (2001)] I was completely out of the loop on all this movie stuff. When somebody walked in and said Paramount and MTV were considering doing a Pootie Tang movie, I was like, you've got to be kidding. But I never thought we'd do the sketch more than once on the show in the first place. I guess I'm just worried about being famous only as Pootie Tang. My goal has always been to be a performer/writer, whereas here I'm primarily an actor. I want to be able to do stuff with me talking and not have people saying, ''No, we want you to speak the Pootie way!''
4[on Pootie Tang's costume] Oh no, I don't dress like that. I'm all about shirts and shorts. When I first had to do it on the show it was rough, but when I got over it I was pretty much over it. You just hold up the clothes and go, oh God, I've got to do this. But I did get some gasoline and some matches in case anyone tried to ship that stuff to me.
1Attended Lindblom High School in Chicago, Illinois.
2Formed the sketch comedy group "Mary Wong" with Ali LeRoi.


The 88th Annual Academy Awards2016TV Special special material written by
Saturday Night Live2014TV Series additional sketches - 1 episode
Last Comic Standing2014TV Series head writer - 12 episodes
BET Awards 20142014TV Special writer
Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious2013TV Series
2013 Billboard Music Awards2013TV Special written by
Pauly Shore's Pauly~tics2012TV Movie written by
Lopez Tonight2009-2010TV Series head writer - 105 episodes
Good Hair2009Documentary written by
Frank TV2008TV Series writer - 13 episodes
Real Time with Bill Maher2006-2007TV Series writer - 48 episodes
Everybody Hates ChrisTV Series story - 1 episode, 2006 written by - 1 episode, 2006
2005 Taurus World Stunt Awards2005TV Special written by
Barbershop2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
2005 BET Comedy Awards2005TV Special
The 77th Annual Academy Awards2005TV Special special material written by
Wanda Does It2004TV Series creator - 6 episodes
On the Record with Bob Costas2002-2004TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Wanda at LargeTV Series creator - 19 episodes, 2003 writer - 3 episodes, 2003
The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2003TV Special
The Wayne Brady Show2001-2003TV Series writer - 15 episodes
Down to Earth2001screenplay
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child2000TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Gregory Hines Show1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Chris Rock ShowTV Series writer - 13 episodes, 1997 - 1998 written by - 5 episodes, 1997
Comic Justice1993TV Series writer


The Weekly Show2015TV Series executive producer
Pauly Shore's Pauly~tics2012TV Movie producer
Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me2009TV Special consulting producer
NESN Comedy All-Stars2009TV Series consulting producer - 1 episode
I Think I Love My Wife2007associate producer
Barbershop2005-2006TV Series consulting producer - 10 episodes
Everybody Hates Chris2005-2006TV Series consulting producer - 21 episodes
Wanda Does It2004TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Wanda at LargeTV Series supervising producer - 15 episodes, 2003 co-executive producer - 13 episodes, 2003
The Chris Rock Show1998-1999TV Series co-producer - 11 episodes


Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner2015TV Series creative consultant - 1 episode
NESN Comedy All-Stars2008TV Series creative consultant - 1 episode
Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired2006TV Special documentary consultant
That's What I'm Talking About2006TV Series documentary consultant - 3 episodes
MTV Video Music Awards 19991999TV Special consultant
The Gregory Hines Show1997-1999TV Series story editor - 20 episodes
MTV Video Music Awards 19971997TV Special consultant


Frank TV2007TV SeriesVarious
Pootie Tang2001Pootie Tang
The Chris Rock Show1997TV SeriesVarious / Pootie Tang / Third Victim / ...
CB41993Well Dressed Man
Fear of a Black Hat1993Street Vender
Class Act1992Bad Dude #1
Talkin' Dirty After Dark1991
Lifestories1990TV SeriesSecond Homeless


Everybody Hates Chris2005-2009TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Pootie Tang2001performer: "Ima Crighty Pooster", "Sine Your Pitty on the Runny Kine", "Tippi Tai on My Capatown"


The Weekly Show2015TV Series 1 episode


Pauly Shore's Pauly~tics2012TV Movie special thanks
Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue2010TV Special documentary special thanks
Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg2008TV Special documentary special thanks


Comic Remix2002TV SeriesHimself
Comic Justice1993TV SeriesHimself - Comedian / Various (1993)
The Uptown Comedy Club1992TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

2003EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Studio Show WeeklyInside the NFL (1977)
1999Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety or Music ProgramThe Chris Rock Show (1997)

Nominated Awards

2010Documentary Screenplay AwardWriters Guild of America, USAGood Hair (2009)
2008WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety (Including Talk) - SeriesReal Time with Bill Maher (2003)
2001Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramThe Chris Rock Show (1997)
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramThe Chris Rock Show (1997)
1998Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety or Music ProgramThe Chris Rock Show (1997)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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