Deon Cole is an American comedian and actor. Cole is famous for his roles in shows like Grown-ish, Black-ish, and Barbershop. He has been working with such well-known comedians as Afflon Crockett and Steve Harvey. Deon has participated in several Stand-up Comedy shows, such as the New York Stand-Up Show of John Oliver.
Cole was most well-known for being a member of the crew of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien (2009–2010) and then he wrote for the show ‘Conan.’ He also created, produced, starred in the TBS series “Deon Cole’s Black Box” (2013) and authored the “Deon Cole: Cole Blooded Seminar” comedy special for 2016 as well as the “I’m Fine” feature for 2021. Deon also played the comedy specials ‘Cole Hearted’ (2019) and ‘Workin’ it out’ (2020) in conjunction with ‘Cole Blooded Seminar,’ and published the album ‘You Should Put It My First’ in 2010.
Deon Cole Net worth and Real-estate
Deon Cole is estimated to be worth about $800 thousand as of 2021. Deon Cole makes a superb income from his shows, earning around $100,000 every performance. He makes all of his money by hard work in acting, writing, and working behind the scenes in different programs and movies. In addition, he has his own production business. This has greatly boosted his net worth, which is estimated to be about $800 thousand as of 2021.
Through stand-up comedy and a slew of endorsement deals, the American comedian has amassed a sizable fortune. His sponsorship contracts also bring in a lot of money for him.
Deon purchased a house in Studio City, California for $2.525 million in August 2019. He made available the 5,800+ square foot property for $4.2 million in July 2021 after completing a substantial makeover. Cole also paid $5.7 million for a 7,500-square-foot house in Encino that month. He previously had a roughly 3,800-square-foot Woodland Hills property, which he sold in late 2019 for $1.565 million.
Deon Cole Early life and Career
Deon Cole was born In Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America on January 9, 1972. His mother, Charleen, raised him in Chicago’s South Side. He attended Thorn Ridge High School. Deon went on to Philander Smith College in Arkansas to study acting after graduation. After finishing his academic degree, he chose to pursue his goal and make it a reality, and he is presently doing really well in acting and comedy. From high school, he learned to give his all in whatever he did, which has greatly benefited his thriving career today.
Deon Cole got his start in the comedy business entirely by coincidence. According to reports, he accepted a friend’s challenge to deliver a stand-up comedy performance for $50 in Chicago.
But it wasn’t until he appeared on Conan O’Brien’s The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien that his career as a comic took off. From 2009 to 2010, he was a member of the writing staff there. Deon also worked as a writer for Conan O’Brien’s program from 2010 until 2012. Since 2014, he has been a cast member on ABC’s comedy Black-ish. He also appeared in Grown-ish, a spin-off of the comedy.
Deon along with other cast members of Conan has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for the show. Deon Cole was a member of the cast of Angie Tribeca from 2016 until 2018. He also starred alongside actor/comedian Gabrielle Dennis in a TV commercial for Old Spice body cleanser.
He also founded Cold Blooded Productions, which produces Deon Cole’s Black Box, his sketch comedy shows. Deon has starred in Nick Cannon’s comedic shows Benched, The League, and Wild n’ Out. Deon Cole featured as a presenter on BET’s game show Face Value in 2017. The Standups, a Netflix original series, featuring him in a half-hour act also released the same year.
He starred in the Netflix stand-up special Deon Cole: Cole Hearted in October 2019. For his performance on the show, he received a Doris Award.
Personal life and relationships
Deon Cole‘s love life and relationships have always been in the dark away from the media attention. In fact so much so that there have been rumors about him being gay as he never opened up about his dating life, Cole however has remained far from making any comments on the rumors. Cole is the father of Dylan Cole, who is the focus of his universe. Cole adopted Dylan, and his mother’s identity has never been disclosed. The majority of his personal life has been hidden, and nothing is known about him. Cole is not married or in a relationship at the moment as of 2021.