Roland Powell was born on 12th June 1977, in Duval County Jacksonville, Florida USA, with his stage name of Lil Duval, for which he is best known, actually being a tribute to his birthplace. Lil Duval is a stand-up comedian, rapper and actor, who made his national debut in 2005, when he arrived in the semi-finals of “Coming to the Stage”, a BET comedy competition series. People can now see him on television in the shows “Guy Code” and “Hip Hop Squares”. In 2013, he started his own television show on MTV2, called “Ain’t That America”, which made him known all over the world. His show is the second highest rated program in the channel’s history.
So just how rich is Lil Duval? Duval’s net worth is estimated at $1.5 million, most of it having been made in the last few years from stand-up comedy routines, television and personal appearances. Sources are saying that the comedian is taking at least $6,000 for an appearance, while there are events for which he receives between $11 and $16.5,000. Lil Duval likes spending his money on custom designer jewellery. He has a collection of 14-carat yellow gold jewellery with pieces made by a famous store in New York, of which the most expensive are a diamond pendant and a gold chain, bought for more than $20 ,000.
Lil Duval Net Worth $1.5 Million
After graduating from the First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Lil Duval moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and started working as a stand-up comedian at the Uptown Comedy Corner. In 2001, he was seen by Cedric the Entertainer’s manager, and was invited to start touring with Cedric and other comedians. A year later, he had an appearance in Cedric’s show, “Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup”.
In 2003 and 2005, he released two DVDs, “Dat Boy Funny” and “Put Your Hands on Me”. He appeared in several films, such as “Choices II: The Setup”, “School Dance”, and “Scary Movie 5”, and in many music videos including “Diamond in Tha Back” by Ludacris, “Whatever You Like” by T.I., “Lookin’ Boy” by Hotstylz, and “Choices (Yup)” by E-40. In 2012, he appeared in the show “Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam” (released also on DVD).
Lil Duval is currently touring around the USA, performing in stand-up shows, while making television appearances as a guest or as series regular. In 2014, he was one of the celebrities who filmed a commercial for Reebok. Since 2015, Lil Duval also has his official online shop, called Rich Broke, on which he sells clothing. All these have contributed to the fast growth of Lil Duval’s net worth, which has tripled since 2012, when it was estimated to be $500,000.
Lil Duval is very popular on the internet. He used to have about 100,000 friends on MySpace and now, with the growing popularity of new social media, he is followed by more than 850,000 people on Twitter and has about 800,000 followers on Instagram. He also writes for Ozone magazine, a publication dedicated to hip hop music.
The comedian has succeeded in keeping a lot of his personal life private. He has a daughter born in 2008.
|Full Name||Lil Duval|
|Date Of Birth||June 12, 1977|
|Nominations||Shorty Award for Humor|
|Movies||Meet the Blacks, Scary Movie 5, Hillbilly Highway, Clean Up Men, Crunk Comedy All-Stars, Roland Powell: Dat Boy Funny, 12. Parenting & School in America, 11. Dancing & Pets in America, 10. Beauty & Working in America|
|Meet the Blacks||2016||Cronut|
|More Money, More Family||2015||Rudy|
|School Dance||2014||Bam Bam (as Lil Duvall)|
|Guy Court||2013||TV Series|
|Ain't That America||2013||TV Series|
|Scary Movie 5||2013||Kendra's Brother (as Roland 'Lil Duvall' Powell)|
|Highway||2012||Earl (as Roland Powell)|
|Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming||2010||Aaron|
|Clean Up Men||2005||Keith (as Roland Powell)|
|State of the Union||2012||TV Series as Roland Powell|
|BET's Comicview||2005||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Guy Code vs. Girl Code||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|Donnie After Dark||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore||2015||TV Series||Himself - Panelist|
|Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: After Party Live!||2015||TV Series||Himself|
|The Playboy Morning Show||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|The Arsenio Hall Show||2014||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|Guy Court||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|Wild 'n Out: Wildest Moments||2013||TV Movie||Himself (as Lil Duval)|
|BET's Comicview||2005-2013||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Comedian|
|Buckwild: WV to the NYC||2013||TV Movie||Himself (as Roland Powell)|
|The DUB Magazine Project||2012||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Above Average Music Videos||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Orlando||2012||Himself - Comedian (as Roland Powell)|
|State of the Union||2012||TV Series||Himself (as Roland Powell)|
|Shining Stars: The BET Awards Nomination Special||2010||TV Movie documentary||Himself (as Lil Duvall)|
|4 Minutes||2009||Himself (as Roland Powell)|
|The Final Chapter||2008||Documentary||Himself (as Roland Powell)|
|Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup||2002||TV Special documentary||Himself (as Roland Powell)|