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Lance Crouther was born on the 13th May 1962, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is a TV producer, writer and an actor who is most famous for playing the title role of Louis C.K.’s 2001 comedy “Pootie Tang”, as well as the writer of “The Chris Rock Show”, “Real Time with Bill Maher” and “Lopez Tonight” TV shows as well as “Good Hair” (2009) and “Down to Earth” (2001) movies.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this talented man has accumulated so far? How rich Lance Crouther is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Lance Crouther’s net worth, as of early 2017, is $5 million, acquired through his career in television and the moviemaking industry which has been active since 1990.

Lance Crouther Net Worth $5 million

Lance’s interest in comedy dates back to his teenage years. While attending Lindblom High School in his hometown of Chicago, he formed his own comedy group named Mary Wong which was so popular that toured the various campuses. Apart from this, Lance Crouther performed solo as a stand-up comedian, touring Chicago’s clubs and bars as well as colleges. These ventures provided the basis for his net worth.

In order to pursue his comedy career full time, Crouther transferred to Los Angeles, California where he began appearing in comedies and writing TV pilot episodes for various shows. Some of his first acting engagements included a side role in one episode of “Lifestories” TV series, followed by several other appearances in movies such as “Talkin’ Dirty After Dark” (1991), “Class Act” (1992), and “Fear of a Black Hat” and “CB4” both in 1993. However, some more recognition Crouther gained was when he began writing for “The Chris Rock Show” in 1998, plus he also co-produced 11 episodes and starred in nine. For his entire engagement he was honored with three nominations and one Primetime Emmy Award. It is certain that all these engagements made a positive impact on Lance Crouther’s net worth.

The real breakthrough in Lance Crouther’s acting career occurred in 2001, when he was cast for the title role of “Pootie Tang” – a comedy directed by Louis C.K. featuring also Chris Rock. In 2003, Lance served as the creator and co-executive producer of the “Wanda at Large” comedy TV series picturing the everyday life of comedian Wanda Sykes, while in 2004 he wrote and produced six episodes of its spin-off “Wanda Does It”. A year later, in 2005 Crouther was engaged as a consulting producer for “Everybody Hates Chris” as well as the “Barbershop” TV series. Doubtlessly, these ventures helped Lance Crouther to further increase the size of his net worth.

In 2006 he began writing for the fourth season of “Real Time with Bill Maher” TV talk show, and continued to write an entire season five in 2007. In 2008 Lance wrote 13 episodes of the “Frank TV” TV series, and in 2009 he wrote and starred in the “Good Hair” documentary comedy movie. Between 2009 and 2010, Crouther was the head writer of the “Lopez Tonight” comedy talk show, for which he wrote 105 episodes. Some of his more recent works include engagements on the “Last Comic Standing” TV series, and “Saturday Night Live” in 2014, as well as the writing of the special material for The 88th Annual Academy Awards ceremony and TV special in 2016. All these accomplishments have helped Lance Crouther to add a significant sum of money to his net worth.

When it comes to his personal life, Lance Crouther has managed to keep it, well, personal – there are no relevant data or even rumours about his private life, neither family, romantic involvements nor affairs.


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Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 88th Annual Academy Awards 2016 TV Special special material written by
Saturday Night Live 2014 TV Series additional sketches - 1 episode
Last Comic Standing 2014 TV Series head writer - 12 episodes
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special writer
Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious 2013 TV Series
2013 Billboard Music Awards 2013 TV Special written by
Pauly Shore's Pauly~tics 2012 TV Movie written by
Lopez Tonight 2009-2010 TV Series head writer - 105 episodes
Good Hair 2009 Documentary written by
Frank TV 2008 TV Series writer - 13 episodes
Real Time with Bill Maher 2006-2007 TV Series writer - 48 episodes
Everybody Hates Chris TV Series story - 1 episode, 2006 written by - 1 episode, 2006
2005 Taurus World Stunt Awards 2005 TV Special written by
Barbershop 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
2005 BET Comedy Awards 2005 TV Special
The 77th Annual Academy Awards 2005 TV Special special material written by
Wanda Does It 2004 TV Series creator - 6 episodes
On the Record with Bob Costas 2002-2004 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Wanda at Large TV Series creator - 19 episodes, 2003 writer - 3 episodes, 2003
The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2003 TV Special
The Wayne Brady Show 2001-2003 TV Series writer - 15 episodes
Down to Earth 2001 screenplay
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child 2000 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Gregory Hines Show 1999 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Chris Rock Show TV Series writer - 13 episodes, 1997 - 1998 written by - 5 episodes, 1997
Comic Justice 1993 TV Series writer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Weekly Show 2015 TV Series executive producer
Pauly Shore's Pauly~tics 2012 TV Movie producer
Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me 2009 TV Special consulting producer
NESN Comedy All-Stars 2009 TV Series consulting producer - 1 episode
I Think I Love My Wife 2007 associate producer
Barbershop 2005-2006 TV Series consulting producer - 10 episodes
Everybody Hates Chris 2005-2006 TV Series consulting producer - 21 episodes
Wanda Does It 2004 TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Wanda at Large TV Series supervising producer - 15 episodes, 2003 co-executive producer - 13 episodes, 2003
The Chris Rock Show 1998-1999 TV Series co-producer - 11 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner 2015 TV Series creative consultant - 1 episode
NESN Comedy All-Stars 2008 TV Series creative consultant - 1 episode
Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired 2006 TV Special documentary consultant
That's What I'm Talking About 2006 TV Series documentary consultant - 3 episodes
MTV Video Music Awards 1999 1999 TV Special consultant
The Gregory Hines Show 1997-1999 TV Series story editor - 20 episodes
MTV Video Music Awards 1997 1997 TV Special consultant

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Frank TV 2007 TV Series Various
Pootie Tang 2001 Pootie Tang
The Chris Rock Show 1997 TV Series Various / Pootie Tang / Third Victim / ...
CB4 1993 Well Dressed Man
Fear of a Black Hat 1993 Street Vender
Class Act 1992 Bad Dude #1
Talkin' Dirty After Dark 1991
Lifestories 1990 TV Series Second Homeless

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Everybody Hates Chris 2005-2009 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Pootie Tang 2001 performer: "Ima Crighty Pooster", "Sine Your Pitty on the Runny Kine", "Tippi Tai on My Capatown"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Weekly Show 2015 TV Series 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pauly Shore's Pauly~tics 2012 TV Movie special thanks
Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue 2010 TV Special documentary special thanks
Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg 2008 TV Special documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Comic Remix 2002 TV Series Himself
Comic Justice 1993 TV Series Himself - Comedian / Various (1993)
The Uptown Comedy Club 1992 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Studio Show Weekly Inside the NFL (1977) · Rick Bernstein (executive producer)
· David P. Harmon (coordinating producer)
· Cameron R. Penn (producer)
· Michael Sheehan (director)
· Tony Burton (feature producer)
· Bruce Cornblatt (feature producer)
· Jason Hehir (feature producer)
· Brian Lockhart (feature producer)
· Abtin Motia (feature producer)
· Max Segal (feature producer)
· Brook Silva-Braga (feature producer)
· Aaron Cohen (associate producer)
· Dave Gabel (associate producer)
· Joe Gonzalez (associate producer)
· Peter King (associate producer)
· Gregory D. Stern (associate producer)
1999 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program The Chris Rock Show (1997) · Tom Agna
· Vernon Chatman
· Louis C.K.
· Gregory Greenberg
· Ali LeRoi
· Steve O'Donnell
· Chris Rock
· Frank Sebastiano
· Chuck Sklar
· Jeff Stilson
· Wanda Sykes
· Mike Upchurch

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Documentary Screenplay Award Writers Guild of America, USA Good Hair (2009) · Chris Rock
· Jeff Stilson
· Chuck Sklar
2008 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series Real Time with Bill Maher (2003) · Scott Carter
· David Feldman
· Adam Felber
· Matt Gunn
· Brian Jacobsmeyer
· Jay Jaroch
· Chris Kelly
· Bill Maher
· Billy Martin
· Jonathan Schmock
· Danny Vermont
2001 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program The Chris Rock Show (1997) · Tom Agna (writer)
· Nick Di Paolo (writer)
· Daniel Dratch (writer)
· Ali LeRoi (writer)
· John Marshall (writer)
· Steve O'Donnell (writer)
· Chris Rock (writer)
· Frank Sebastiano (writer)
· Jeff Stilson (writer)
· Wanda Sykes (writer)
· Bryan H. Tucker (writer)
· Mike Upchurch (writer)
2000 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program The Chris Rock Show (1997) · Tom Agna
· Vernon Chatman
· Louis C.K.
· Nick Di Paolo
· Ali LeRoi
· Steve O'Donnell
· Chris Rock
· Chuck Sklar
· Jeff Stilson
· Halsted Sullivan
· Wanda Sykes
· Mike Upchurch
1998 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program The Chris Rock Show (1997) · Louis C.K.
· Jon Hayman
· Paul Kozlowski
· Ali LeRoi
· Chris Rock
· Chuck Sklar
· Jeff Stilson
· Wanda Sykes
· Steve O'Donnell
· Gregory Greenberg


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#Fact
1 Attended Lindblom High School in Chicago, Illinois.
2 Formed the sketch comedy group "Mary Wong" with Ali LeRoi.

#Quote
1 [on his fame as Pootie Tang] People come up and yell. Most recently, I'm getting blinds in my apartment, and the blinds guy from Sears is measuring my window. A very nice brother. I tell him, ''Yeah, that's great,'' and he looks at me and says, ''Sepa-tai, sibi-ta, sepa-ta!'' And I think, oh God, even the blinds guy.
2 [on Pootie Tang (2001)] On some level, you're like a silent movie character. It was fun, but I'm a writer. I like to say funny stuff in English.
3 [on Pootie Tang (2001)] I was completely out of the loop on all this movie stuff. When somebody walked in and said Paramount and MTV were considering doing a Pootie Tang movie, I was like, you've got to be kidding. But I never thought we'd do the sketch more than once on the show in the first place. I guess I'm just worried about being famous only as Pootie Tang. My goal has always been to be a performer/writer, whereas here I'm primarily an actor. I want to be able to do stuff with me talking and not have people saying, ''No, we want you to speak the Pootie way!''
4 [on Pootie Tang's costume] Oh no, I don't dress like that. I'm all about shirts and shorts. When I first had to do it on the show it was rough, but when I got over it I was pretty much over it. You just hold up the clothes and go, oh God, I've got to do this. But I did get some gasoline and some matches in case anyone tried to ship that stuff to me.


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