Larry Wilmore Biography
Larry Wilmore is an American writer, comedian, actor, and television producer. He is best known for writing and executive producing The Bernie Mac Show and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as well as hosting The Nightly Show with Wilmore.
Larry Wilmore Age
Elister L. Wilmore was born on 30 October 1961 in Los Angeles County, California, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1961-10-30]
Larry Wilmore Parents
Wilmore’s parents are Murry and Betty Wilmore. And he grew up in a family of six children. His parents were both African American and worked as nurses. Larry has spoken publicly about how his parents instilled in him a strong work ethic and encouraged him to pursue his dreams.
Larry Wilmore Wife
Wilmore married actress Leilani Jones in 1995 and married the couple was in the marriage for 20 years till their divorce in 2015. The couple has two children together. He resided in San Marino, California with his family until he moved to New York City to work on The Nightly Show with Larry.
The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore | Larry Wilmore The Nightly Show | The Show
“The Nightly Show ” was a late-night talk show that aired on Comedy Central from January 19, 2015, to August 18, 2016. The show was created and hosted by Wilmore, who was previously a writer and correspondent for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”
“The Nightly Show” was a satirical news program that tackled current events and political issues through a comedic lens. The show featured a panel of guests who would discuss the day’s news and offer their insights and opinions. Wilmore also conducted one-on-one interviews with notable figures in politics, entertainment, and culture.
Despite positive reviews, “The Nightly Show” struggled in the ratings, and Comedy Central ultimately canceled the show in August 2016. Since then, Larry has continued to work in television, producing and writing for shows like “Insecure” and “The Bernie Mac Show.”
Larry Wilmore Bill Nye
Jon Stewart’s production company Busboy Productions produced the show, which came under criticism for a controversial segment in September 2015 featuring Bill Nye. That segment may have negatively affected viewership, with ratings down more than half from the year before.
Comedy Central announced on August 18, 2016 that Wilmore’s show had been cancelled. It ended on August 18, 2016 having ran for 259 episodes.
Larry Wilmore Daily Show | Comedy Central
He began appearing regularly on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in 2006. There, he was billed as the “Senior Black Correspondent” or a derivative form of the title, such as the “Senior Executive Commander-in-Chief Who Happens To Be Black Correspondent” following the election of Barack Obama.
Wilmore’s work on the show mostly centered on humorous observations of the Black experience in American society.
Hyperion published Wilmore’s I’d Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts, as “a faux collection of articles, essays, radio transcripts, and letters exploring the more ludicrous angles on race.” He originated the titular phrase I’d Rather We Got Casinos in a January 2007 Daily Show appearance.
Larry Wilmore Bill Simmons
Starting in May 2017, he began hosting a podcast as part of The Ringer podcast network, which is headed by Bill Simmons.
Larry Wilmore The Office
In the American television sitcom The Office, Wilmore was a consulting producer from 2005 to 2007, and also made an appearance on the show as Mr. Brown, during the episode, “Diversity Day” as a diversity consultant.
Larry Wilmore Podcast
Black on the Air
Larry Wilmore Black On The Air
Wilmore hosts the podcast Black on the Air where he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond.
Wilmore served as an executive producer for the ABC television series Black-ish. He joined the plot episode in 2014 as a showrunner. Anthony Anderson announced that he would be stepping down as showrunner early in the show’s run due to his forthcoming late night show, The Nightly Show with Wilmore
Larry Wilmore Net Worth
Wilmore has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Larry Wilmore Movies
- “This Week in Blackness” (2011)
- “Dinner for Schmucks” (2010)
- “The Nutty Professor” (1996)
- “Unaccompanied Minors” (2006)
- “Inside Out” (2015)