|Real Name/Full Name
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|15 July 1968
|55 years old
|In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
|In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Father – Eddie Griffin Sr.
Mother – Doris Thomas
|Compton High School
|University of Miami
|Nia Rivers (m. 2011–2012), Carla Griffin (m. 1983–1994)
|Elexa Griffin , Eddie Griffin Jr.
Eddie Griffin is an American Actor and Comedian who became internationally famous after appearing in the American sitcom ‘Malcolm and Eddie.’ His stand-up performance was once ranked as 62th on the ‘100 Greatest Stand-ups Of All Times’ list.
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Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of Eddie is Kansas, Missouri, U.S. His father, Eddie Griffin Sr., divorced his mother before he was born. His mother, Doris Thomas, was a single mother and a phone company operator by profession. He has two siblings named Luther Griffin and Wilbert Griffin.
Eddie had a conflicted relationship with his mother, who accused him of stealing her jewelry which Eddie denied. Eddie later relocated to live with his cousins and didn’t meet his mother for four years. However, after his mother got injured by getting hit by a car, he went to visit his mother in 1992 and became closer to her.
Eddie once joined the US Navy SEAL. However, he was thrown out of the military after using marijuana.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Eddie Griffin in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Eddie Griffin’s age is 55 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024 having been born on 15 July 1968. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
Eddie started his high school studies by attending Compton High School. In an interview, he revealed that he was not a great fan of study ever. However, he got himself enrolled in Miami University and moved to Miami to continue his higher studies. The subject he went to study in College was Biological Engineering. But he didn’t finish his degree and dropped out to pursue comedy and acting in Hollywood.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Eddie got married in 1984 when he was only 16 years old to Karla Griffin and became a father. The duo divorced in 1997. He got married for the second time in 2022 to Rochelle Griffin, only to get divorced seven years later in 2009. Two years later, in 2011, he married Nia Rivers. But the couple separated only one month after their marriage. They filed a petition asking for a divorce, stating “irreconcilable differences”. In 2017, Eddie got married for the fourth time to Ko Lee Griffin; They got married in a private ceremony in Los Angeles.
Eddie has a total number of ten children with his four wives. His first child was born when he was only 16 years old. He doesn’t disclose much information about his children. However, Alexa Griffin, Eddie Griffin Jr. are his children.
Is Eddie Griffin Gay?
Eddie Griffin has been married four times till now. He is also the father of ten children with his four wives. He was never heard of getting linked to any men ever. Currently, he is in a four years long marriage. These facts prove him to be straight. It is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.
Eddie Griffin debuted at a comedy club in 1989 with his first stand up comedy which brought him a standing ovation where he shared funny family stories. He then kept doing stand up in Los Angeles. Four years later, in 1993, he debuted on the silver screen by appearing in a film named ‘The Meteor Man’. Other than that, he also acted in ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Double Take’, ‘Undercover Brother’, ‘John Q’, ‘Scary Movie 3’ etc.
In 1996, he started his own television show named ‘Malcolm and Eddie’, which was widely praised and ran for four years successfully till 2000. He has also appeared in commercial advertisements like Miller Beer. His stand up comedy events are off Ain produced by famous Comedy Central and Showtime.
For his movie ‘Last Supper’, Eddie won two prestigious awards in the same year. In 2014, he was nominated and won the ‘Los Angeles International Film Festival’ for the Best Actor category. In the same year, he was nominated and won the ‘San Francisco Global Movie Fest’ for his outstanding performance in the movie. For his movie ‘Going To America,’ he won LAIUFF Award. He also won the ‘Critics Award’ in ‘San Francisco Global Movie Fest for the same movie.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Eddie Griffin in 2024
As of 2024, Eddie has an estimated net worth of around $5 million, which he has earned through his successful films and stand-up comedy career. His four season-long sitcom ‘Malcolm and Eddie’ was a superhit, and he earned a huge sum of money from there and other movies.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He once crashed a Ferrari Enzo and left unchanged. The media criticized him, accusing him of trying to get attention.
- He supported Bill Cosby when he was accused of sexual assault.
Eddie Griffin is one of the best comedians of the world who achieved his success through hard work and dedication. He is very active on social media and has fans from all over the world. He connects to his fans through his special media.