D L Hughley
D L Hughley
Real Name/Full Name Darryl Lynn Hughley
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: D L Hughley
Birth Place: Portsmouth, Virginia, US
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 March 1963
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Charles Hughley
Mother – Audrey Hughley
Siblings: N/A
School: San Pedro High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: LaDonna Hughley
Kids/Children Name: Ryan, Tyler, Kyle
Profession: Comedian, Actor, Radio personality
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

 Not many people are lucky enough to have more than one career. The good thing about being an all-around person is that when one field fails, the one will keep you going. Whether you are a business person or an employee, always make sure that you have more than one field of expertise. This is a secret that D.L Hughley has learned and has capitalized on it.

He is famously known as the main host of ComicView on BET which was aired from 1992 to 1993. At the same time, he is a great actor, radio host, commentator as well as and author. Most of his famous works is the Big Four, The Original Kings of Comedy, as well as The Hughleys among many others. On top of this, he has also tried his luck in the dancing field although doesn’t take it as a career.

Well, how well do you know about D. L. Hughley? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about D. L. Hughley’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about D. L. Hughley to date.

Biography and Early Life

D L was born on the 6th of March in 1963 as Darryl Lynn Hughley. At the time of Darryl’s birth, his parents Charles Hughley and Audrey Hughley were living in Portsmouth, Virginia. His father was an employee at Delta Air Lines and as a maintenance worker. After D.L was born, two months later, his family moved from Portsmouth to South Central, Los Angeles. He didn’t have such a good life when he was growing up. Not because his parents neglected him but simply because he kept the wrong company.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is D. L. Hughley in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, D. L. Hughley’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024 having been born on 6 March 1963. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


Audrey and Charles really wanted to see their son excel in life and they knew the first thing they had to do to make this dream come true was to take him to school. Therefore, they enrolled him to San Pedro High School. However, he joined a notorious gang that was known as the Bloods. For this reason, living his life as a gang member and a student became a nightmare.

And unfortunately, he chose to be active in the group which led to his expulsion from the group. He later realized the mistake he had made by joining that band and therefore decided to turn his back on the gang and go back to school. He obtained his GED which made it possible to obtain employment at Los Angeles Times.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

D L Hughley With Wife LaDonna Hughley
D L Hughley With Wife LaDonna Hughley

The choice he made of turning back from gang life was for good. Apart from being able to pursue his career, he got a wife. He is married to LaDonna, and together they have two children named Tyler and Ryan and they have a son named Kyle. His son has been suffering from Asperger Syndrome and has no problem discussing it online. He also confessed of cheating on his wife when they were newly married and had a son together but unfortunately, the mother of that girl shook the baby to death.

Is D L Hughley Gay?

D.L Hughley is definitely not gay. He has been married to his wife LaDonna for many years now and together they have three children which is enough to prove he is not gay.

Professional Career

Hughley started his career in 1992 after he received a job at ComicView as a stand-up comedian on BET. In 1993, he was featured on Fresh Prince of Bel Air in their third season as friend Keith Campbell who was a comedian from Philadelphia. From 1998 to 2002, D.L was the writer, producer and starring in a television sitcom series known as The Hughleys.

He served in ABC as a guest moderator of The View for one day. Apart from the above-named projects, he has also done more as starring and guest starring on several other projects. Some of these include: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, The Original Kings of Comedy and many others.


D.L Hughley is a great success and loves what he does. He has participated in various competitions as well as receiving various offers in his career. Although he hasn’t received any notable award or nomination yet, we believe that he will soon.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of D L Hughley in 2024

D L Hughley Net Worth
D L Hughley Net Worth

As of 2024, D.L’s current net worth is approximated to be $12 million. He has earned all this wealth from his hard work and commitment in different fields like acting, being a radio presenter as well as a comedian.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • On 19th June 2020, he collapsed while performing and they thought the cause was exhaustion but later tested positive for Covid-19.

Not many people are as confident as D.L Hughley is. Although he almost ruined his life by joining an illegal gang, he got back to his senses at the right time and shaped his life. Today, he is a successful man thanks to the decision he made.


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