How rich is Richard Pryor?
Richard Pryor Net Worth:
Richard Pryor Net Worth:
Richard Pryor Net Worth $40 Million
Richard Pryor’s net worth was brought in in recording studios, on TV, as well as in movies. However, the area he is most remembered for, & most revered, is on stage – performing stand-up comedy routines that got him possibly the most respected comic to ever perform. His content was both adored and loathed because of its fearless nature, turning its fire on race relations in The United States, growing up black, language, and Pryor himself. Nothing was off limits for Pryor, who had the unique power to turn personal tragedy into hilarious jokes and gags. Richard Pryor additionally earned a more mainstream type of recognition in his Hollywood comedies – many of them with regular co-star Gene Wilder.
That show was deemed too controversial for mainstream audiences, but it’s recognized as an advanced and ahead of its time series now. Some of the very notorious episodes from Pryor’s career occurred in private – in a freebasing incident, Pryor accidentally place himself on fire and almost perished. This event, obviously, afterwards became fodder because of his comedy routines, among which is visible in Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip. Since dying of a heart attack in 2005 after an extended struggle with multiple sclerosis, Richard Pryor continues to be possibly the most revered stand-up comedian of time. In 1974, he also won two American Academy of Comedy prizes and the Writers Guild of America Award. Pryor is recorded at Number 1 on Comedy Central’s list of all-time finest stand-up comedians.
|Birth date:||December 1, 1940, in Peoria, Illinois USA|
|Death date:||December 10, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA,|
|Profession:||Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Master of Ceremonies, Writer, Television producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Jennifer Lee (m. 2001–2005), Flynn Belaine (m. 1990–1991), Flynn Belaine (m. 1986–1987), Jennifer Lee (m. 1981–1982), Deborah McGuire (m. 1977–1978), Shelley R. Bonus (m. 1968–1969), Patricia Price (m. 1960–1961)|
|Children:||Rain Pryor, Kelsey Pryor, Stephen Michael Pryor, Richard Pryor Jr., Franklin Pryor, Elizabeth Pryor, Renee Pryor|
|Parents:||Gertrude L. Thomas, LeRoy Pryor|
|Awards:||five Grammy Awards, two American Academy of Humour Awards, Emmy Award, Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humour, Writers Guild of America Award,|
|Nominations:||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance - Variety Or Music Program, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Achievement - Comedy, Variety or Music, WGA Award for Best Variety Series or Special: Musical or Comedy - Television, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer In Children's Programming, WGA Award for Best Written Variety Script - Television, BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay|
|Movies:||See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Stir Crazy, Richard Pryor: Live in Concert, Silver Streak, Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling, Blazing Saddles, Brewster's Millions, Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip, Superman III, The Toy, Which Way Is Up?, Another You, Harlem Nights, Bustin' Loose, Greased Lightning, Moving, Critical Condition, Live & Smokin', The Wiz, Lost Highway, Lady Sings the Blues, Blue Collar, Some Kind of Hero, Richard Pryor: Here and Now, Wild in the Streets, The Mack, California Suite, The Muppet Movie, Uptown Saturday Night, The Busy Body, The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, Car Wash, Wholly Moses!, Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, In God We Tru$t, Adiós Amigo, Mad Dog Time, Dynamite Chicken, Some Call It Loving, Carter’s Army, The Phynx, The Three Muscatels, You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat, Lily, Hit!, Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales, The Richard Pryor Special?|