Who is Eddie Griffin?
Edward Griffin is one of the popular actors and comedians of America was born on 15th July 1968. The 52-year-old before his comedy career had a life full of uncertainty. He became a part of the US navy but soon was dismissed as he used marijuana. He also ended up in jail for six months as he was charged with an assault after a fight.
Griffin first performed his stand-up in 1989 at a comedy club’s open-mic just for a simple reason to win a bet but ended up winning standing ovations for his jokes with family stories. That night helped him get into gigs across the town and also in Los Angeles.
|Born||July 15, 1968|
|Profession||Actor, Stand-up comedian|
|Country||Kansas City, Missouri, US.|
5 ft 6 in
|Father||Eddie Griffin Sr.|
Ko Lee Griffin
Alexa Griffin, Eddie Griffin Jr. And 8 others.
Eddie Griffin has made his way in several comedy films like The Meteor Man, Double Take, Scary Movie3, Undercover Brother, Nobit and many more. His roles in Undercover Brother and the sequels of Deuce Bigalow in the years 1999 and 2005 are well known.
Apart from the comedy movies, Griffin has also starred in action and thriller dramas like John Q and Urban Justice. Griffin is popular for depicting Eddie Sherman in 1996-2000’s American sit-com called Malcolm & Eddie. His performance in the Chappelle’s Show is also very famous.
Eddie Griffin also made his appearances in several tracks and albums like in two music tracks of Dr Dre’s album in 1999, in one track from The D.O.C’s album in 1996. He was also seen in the commercial series called Man Laws for the American company called Miller Beer.
Griffen’s comedy special called E-Niggma was released on 2019 December on Showtime where he speaks about his career, personal life and also about the struggles in real life.
Eddie Griffen got into an accident while promoting a film in a charity race in 2007 March.
What keeps Eddie Griffin fit?
Eddie Griffin’s fitness is not much talked about. He is 1.7m tall and weighs 75kg. TThe52-year-old actor-comedian remains perfectly healthy.
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Griffin has married four times and has 10 children.
Griffin was only sixteen when he first married Carla Griffin in 1984. He then married Rochelle, his second wife in the year 2002. He married his third wife Nia Rivers on 8th September 2011 but soon after their first month of marriage, the couple filed divorce.
In July 2017 Griffin got married to KO Lee Griffin, who is his fourth wife.
Eddie Griffin’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million.
- Griffin’s genres of comedy include observational comedy, satire, blue comedy and improvisational comedy.
- He speaks on the subjects like racism, politics, religion, African-American culture and many more in his stand-ups.
- During the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffin was reported to deliver meals to frontline health workers.