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The well-known Dick Gregory was born Richard Claxton Gregory on October 12, 1932, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Dick Gregory went on to receive his education from Summer High School. He was not strong academically but excelled at running. He then went on to attend Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He was sent to the United States Army. He moved to Chicago, Illinois to pursue his interest in comedy.
How much is Dick Gregory net worth?
Dick Gregory performed stand-up in nightclubs for the white audience with content regarding the blacks. Dick Gregory made his TV debut on Tonight Starring Jack Paar. Since then he went on to become a regular at Imus in the Morning program. Gregory is also recognized for his work on the TV show, Wonder Showzen. He has made appearances in movies like Panther, House Party, Sweet Love, Bitter, Children of the Struggle, and more. His most recent discography was released in 2016 titled You Don’t Know Dick. Dick Gregory, as a political activist is known best for his efforts on the Civil Rights Movement. In 1968, he also ran for the President of United States but lost.
Gregory’s net worth is estimated to be $ 8 million. Dick Gregory’s net worth has been sourced from his high salary coming from his work in TV series, his stand-up comedy, and also from his books and ventures. Dick Gregory salary is known to increase in the coming years.
Who is Dick Gregory wife?
Dick Gregory is a married man. He was married to his wife Lillian Smith. He met his wife at an African American club. The couple got married in 1959. Together, the couple went on to have 11 kids. Their kids include Richard Jr., Michele, Lynne, Pamela, Paula, Stephanie, Gregory, Christian, Miss, Ayanna, and Yohance. Their son Richard died in less than 1 year of age. Dick was not an attentive father. He was mostly absent from his children’s life for which he was heavily criticized by the media.
Dick Gregory’s age at present is 84. Even at this age, Dick looks very enthusiastic towards his work. Dick Gregory stands tall at the height of 6 feet 1 inches. Dick Gregory is adored by the public for his comedic personality.
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Dick Gregory has won many awards till date for his work as an activist and comedian. Dick Gregory has become a huge idol for the aspiring young artists who wants to find success in the path that he has. Dick has been an activist for black rights and has included the subject matter in his comedy and writings. Dick has written more than 10 books till date among which the most famous are Nigger, Dick Gregory's Bible Tales, with Commentary, Murder in Memphis, African American Humor, Up from Nigger, and more. Dick Gregory has also founded the Health Enterprise, Inc. in 1984 which helps to improve life expectancy and promote weight loss.
Dick Gregory also has his star on the Walk of Fame made in 2015. Gregory has been named in the 100 Greatest Stand-ups list of Comedy Central. Dick Gregory has a huge fan following on several of his social media accounts. Dick Gregory has 35.2 thousand followers who keep track of his personal and professional life. The very talented and renowned, Dick Gregory’s bio can be found on various social media sites like Wiki, IMDB, Twitter, and more.