Arise Spears is an American comedian, an actor, and a voice artist who owns a net worth of $10 million. He is best known for his appearance in the American sketch-comedy television series MADtv.
This prominent comedian appeared in 198 episodes of Fox’s comedy series, MADtv. Hence, after Michael McDonald, he became the longest service cast member of MADtv. Besides, he appeared in numerous sitcoms and comedy series like Trip Tank, American Dad!, The Underground, A Different Family, The Boondocks, and so on.
As an actor, he was present in the films like Chase, Promoted, Home of Angles, Malcolm X, and so. He lent his voice for the Wizard Kelly character in the American animated sitcom, The Proud Family. In 2018 and 2020, he was the co-host of the AVN Awards.
Arise Spears: At a Glance
|Date of Birth
|3 April 1975
|Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|5ft 10in (1.78m)
|Elisa Larregui (m. 2010-2014)
|1; (Jordan Spears)
Arise Spears was born in Chicago, a City of Illinois, the U.S on 3 April 1975. But, he passed most of his time in New York. He grew up by his mother. His mother is an African-American originated Jazz singer. At an early age, he performed stand-up comedy in numerous comedy clubs.
Talk about education, he went to Arthur M. Judd Elementary School. Later, he attended North Brunswick Township High School though he was expelled from this school for fighting.
Arise started his stand-up comedy career when he was only 14 appearing in numerous comedy clubs in New York. His genuine comedic talent later led him to the television sitcoms and comedy series.
His debut TV appearance was HBO TV series Def Comedy Jam. Later, he appeared in numerous popular series like A Different World, American Dad!, Turbo Fast, Black Dynamite, The Underground, and so on.
He became a constant and popular face in the American comedy club The Comedy Store located in West Hollywood, California. Besides, his appearance in the film industry is noteworthy. He appeared in the popular comedy-drama films like The Pest, Malcolm X, Home of Angles, Out-of-Sync, and so on.
As a comedian, Spears earned his career-best reputation after his role in the sketch-comedy series MADtv. He appeared in 198 episodes of this series broadcasted by American popular channel, Fox. Besides, he worked as a voice actor. Arise lent his voice for the Wizard Kelly character in the animated sitcom The Proud Family.
Spears further appeared as a co-host of the popular film awards the AVN Awards for two times. He earned most of his wealth through his appearance in numerous television series and films.
After a successful session in MADtv, this prominent comedian started appearing in so many films. Recently, he played the role of Miles in the 2019 film Chase. He is passing busy times with his upcoming movies.
In 2010, Arise Spears married Elisa Larregui. This couple has a son named Jordan Spears. But, they got divorced in 2014. Elisa got the full custody of her son.
Arise Spears is a popular comedian who has a net worth $10 million. But, in the list of highest-paid comedians, Kevin Hart holds the top position having a net worth of $200 million.