Who is Eric Andre?
Born on the 4th April 1983 in Boca Raton, Florida USA, he is a comedian, actor and TV host, who came to prominence through his talk show “The Eric Andre Show”. He’s also had a few notable roles, including as Mike in the comedy series “Man Seeking Woman” (2015-2017).
Eric Andre Background and Education
Eric is of Haitian and Jewish ancestry. He went to Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida, from which he matriculated in 2001, then enrolled at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he was trained on double bass. He obtained a BFA degree in 2005, after which he started pursuing his career in comedy.
Eric initially appeared in comedy clubs across the US, slowly earning a name for himself; he made an appearance at the Gotham club, which was his first televised appearance, and subsequently featured in several comedy shows, including “Comedy. TV” in 2009, and “The Awkward Comedy Show” in 2010. Parallel with his career as a comedian, Eric appeared in several including “Should’ve Been Romeo” in 2012.
Rise to Fame
After a few years Eric established himself as a comedian, by developing his own comedy routine which included anti-humor, dark-comedy and improvisations, he was given his own “The Eric Andre Show”, aired on the Cartoon Network as a part of Adult Swim program, which launched him to stardom. In the next several years, Eric was a frequent guest in “Conan” (2012-2016), and secured several notable roles, such as Deke in the TV comedy series “2 Broke Girls” (2013-2014), while from 2014 to 2015, Eric was a part of the animated comedy series “Lucas Bros Moving Co.”, in which he portrayed a number of characters, including Wes Borland, Satan, Arsenio Hall and others. He then secured his most notable role, as Mike in the comedy series “Man Seeking Woman” (2015-2017), but all helped increase his net worth. Most recently, Eric appeared in the comedy film “Rough Night” (2017), starring Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, and Zoë Kravitz. Furthermore, he will also be heard in the new Walt Disney’s remake of the animated film “The Lion King”, set for release in 2019, of which he informed his fans through the Instagram profile.
Eric Andre Net Worth and Assets
Making a name for himself also earned him a small fortune. According to authoritative sources, Eric’s wealth is estimated at over $3 million, as of early 2018.
Is Eric Andre single, or taken?
According to sources, Andre was in a relationship with actress Rosario Dawson for over a year, but in November 2017 the couple broke up. Before Rosario, he was also in a relationship with the singer, model and actress Amber Rose.