Anthony Anderson Wiki: Kids, Net Worth & Facts To Know

Who doesn’t know about Anthony Anderson? Here you will be able to know more about the kids his Net Worth & a few Facts one want to know about him.

Anthony Anderson – The person

Married to Alvina Stewart, Anderson is an American actor, comedian, and a popular game show host and panelist. He is well received not only through his films but also because of his varied works on television. Anderson was born on August 15, 1970, and is 47-years-old. He’s from Los Angeles, California, United States. Doris Hancox, his mother, was also an actress and a telephone operator. His stepfather, Sterling Bowman, moved to Los Angeles from his native place Little Rock, Arkansas. He also has a half-brother, Derrick Bowman. Though interestingly enough, the DNA analysis of Anderson classifies him as a descendant of the Bubi people of Bioko Island and three ethnic groups of Cameroon — the groups being Tikar, Hausa, and Fulani. Anderson completed his studies from Hollywood High School Performing Arts Magnet’s Class of 1988. In the same high school, his co-star in The Shield (2002), Benito Martinez, was one year ahead of him. It was during this period when he received a scholarship for Howard University which he accepted and used to complete his college. He is known to have trained with actors, Avery Brooks, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis.

Anthony Anderson, Alvina Stewart, and their kids

Stewart married her high school beau in 1995. Sadly enough, they were separated for quite some time because of some personal differences. She also filed a divorce from Anderson. Although after a year of filing the divorce, she changed her mind and the divorce was finally let go off in January 2017 as per the public records. The Me Myself & Irene star has two children: a 21-year-old daughter, Kyra Anderson and a 17-year-old son, Nathan Anderson. Both the kids are talented and hard working. Both of them aspire to do something beyond the predictable. They have already started moving towards their respective goals without using their father’s stardom as a stepping stone. Nathan Anderson desires to be an actor as well. He has played a significant role as ‘Tahj’ in the series of Richie Rich. He also collaborated with his father to appear on the ‘Jacked o’ Lantern’ episode of Black-ish in 2015. His first appearance was in a TV series E! Live from the Red Carpet. He also has his own IMDB page. On the other hand, Kyra Anderson is studying at the University of San Diego. She wants to get a PhD and be able to run non-profits in the future. She is the same person who was a brat in her teens, claims her father. The Law And Order actor is very considerate and responsible regarding being a parent. He has said in many interviews that he wants to raise his kids in a normal way and does not want them to be spoiled because of his money and fame. They are one happy and cheerful family though. The Andersons are active and linked to social media and enjoy making memes together too.

Net worth, work, and achievements of Anderson

Anderson currently holds a net worth of $18 million. The very first attempt at stand-up comedy was not a success. But this failure fueled the dreams and goals of Anderson. He also ended up being friends with Guy Torry after this. They then worked together in an Eddie Murphy winner film, Life. The net worth of the Black‑ish star is increasing with each and every work. He is not only a comedian but also has some small and some significant roles in many TV series. And apart from acting in films, he has been an executive producer in several of them. Anderson has also been awarded many times for Teen Choice Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, etc. Anderson’s film debut was as ‘Scribbles’ in the movie Liberty Heights. After its release in 1999, he has continued working in the film industry. ‘Big Momma’s House,’ ‘Me Myself & Irene’, See Spot Run,’ ‘Kangaroo Jack,’ ‘Exit Wounds,’ and ‘Cradle 2 the Grave,’ are only a few of the movies he has worked in. The entire list is a huge one which completely justifies his net worth. Movies like ‘Romeo Must Die,’ ‘Exit Wounds,’ and ‘Cradle 2 the Grave’ have given Anderson a great opportunity to work with stars like DMX, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Jet Li, and Tom Arnold. Other important movies include Transformers, Scary Movie 3, The Departed, and many more. He is also giving his voice for the upcoming animated movies, The Star and Ferdinand. Anderson’s work in television contributes equally to his net worth. He started with Hang Time, All about The Andersons, The Shield, Law And Order, and To Tell The Truth. He then made many appearances in NYPD Blue, Richie Rich, Hell’s Kitchen, and Entourage. All About The Andersons is his sitcom. Anderson has also written, produced, and starred in the series Black-ish.

Other facts

• Anderson won an amount of $250,000 on a game show, ‘Who wants to be a Millionaire.’ The money was given to the Alzheimer’s Association.
• He is a host on a show on Food Network, ‘Eating America with Anthony Anderson’ in which he explores and hosts food festivals around the world.
• Since 2012, Anderson has been hosting ‘Golf in America,’0 another show on Golf Channel.
• He filled in for Jimmy Kimmel for one episode on the late-night show, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ while he was on a paternity leave.
• Anderson has already won Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Black‑ish, and there has been another nomination for 2018 as well.
• The Kangaroo Jack actor found out he is diabetic, following which he adopted a healthier lifestyle. He now works hard in the gym regularly in order to stay fit. He has already started losing weight and his blood sugar level is getting under control again.

In short, Anthony Anderson is a man of talents with a good sense of humor who continues to build up his career in not only films and TV but is also looking forward to expanding his skills and work to other parts of the same field as well. It’d be interesting to see what he comes up with next.