DL Hughley is a well-known stand-up comedian and an immensely successful radio host, actor, and commentator. He is a highly talented artist, and he has excelled in every field he has entered into. He gained massive popularity when he started hosting ComicView, which was a great success from 1992 to 1993. He was also part of the ‘Big Four’ in the comedy film; The Originals Kings of Comedy. He has hosted several TV and radio shows. In the year 2013, he also participated in Dancing with a start and ended up with 9th position in it. He has also hosted a comedy news show created by CNN.
Hughley was born in the year 1963 on March 6 in Portsmouth, Virginia. His father’s name is Charles Hughley, and his mother’s name is Audrey Hughley. After two months of his birth, his family shifted to Los Angeles, California and Hughley spent the rest of his childhood and adulthood there. While growing up in South Central Los Angeles, he got exposed to some bad company and became a part of a dangerous American African street gang named; The Bloods.
He studied in San Pedro High School from where he was expelled because of his involvement with the gang. He left the gang when one of his cousins was murdered by his gang members. This incident shifted him to the right track, and he started going to high school once again. He got his GED from the same college, and after that, he started working for the Los Angeles Times, a popular newspaper.
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Hughley’s career started in 1990 when he got to be the host of ‘Comic View,’ a Black Entertainment Television program. He hosted that program for one year while giving guest appearances on several other shows, too, such as Sister, Half-Hour, etc. He also created a show name; ‘The Hughleys’ and played the lead role himself in it. The show was quite popular and ran successfully for four years from 1998-2002.
In the year 1999, Hughley got his first film, which was; Inspector Gadget, and after that got several more films such as Scary Movie 3, Inspector Gadget 2, Spy School, Soul Plane, etc. Hughley never looked back after that as he becomes a recognizable television face. In 2013, he came up with his show titles; The D.L. Hughley Show and Cumulus Media Network was its distributor.
D.L Hughley is a married man, and his wife’s name is La Donna Hughley. They have one son and two daughters names Kyle, Ryan, and Tyles, respectively. A few months back, Hughley was performing in Nashville, and suddenly he passed out on the stage. Later it was told that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He is also a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
DL Hughley’s net worth is believed to be around $10 million. He is a complete artist with several talents. He has hosted numerous shows, and most of them have got great success.