David Alan Grier Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

David Alan Grier Quick Info
Height6 ft 1½ in
Weight89 kg
Date of BirthJune 30, 1956
Zodiac SignCancer
Eye ColorDark Brown

David Alan Grier is an American actor and comedian who is best known for his appearance in various films and shows such as Jumanji, The Wiz Live, and A Soldier’s Story. However, he is best known for the various characters that he portrayed on In Living Color. He has more than 200k followers on Instagram and more than 100k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

David Alan Grier

Nick Name

DAG, D.A.G.

David Alan Grier as seen in a selfie taken in October 2019
David Alan Grier as seen in a selfie taken in October 2019 (David Alan Grier / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

He attended the Cass Technical High School in Detroit. Later, he went on to attain a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in Art Radio, Television, and Film.

In 1981, he graduated from the Yale School of Drama with a Masters of Fine Arts.

Occupation

Actor, Comedian

Family

  • Father – William Henry Grier (Psychiatrist, Writer)
  • Mother – Aretas Ruth Blaney

Manager

Grier is represented by Innovative Artists and ROAR.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm

Weight

89 kg or 196 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

David’s name has been linked with –

  1. Maritza Rivera (1987-1997)
  2. Lori Petty (1994)
  3. Chelsea Joy Handler (2005-2006)
  4. Christine Y. Kim (2007-2009) – They have a daughter named Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim (b. January 10, 2008).
David Alan Grier as seen in a picture taken with his friend, journalist Ed Gordon in January 2020
David Alan Grier as seen in a picture taken with his friend, journalist Ed Gordon in January 2020 (David Alan Grier / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Bald

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Clean shaved head
  • Sports a mustache

Brand Endorsements

He was featured in the 1988 commercial for Isuzu.

David Alan Grier Favorite Things

  • Recipe – Korean short ribs

SourceToday

David Alan Grier as seen in a picture taken on the day of Christmas in December 2019
David Alan Grier as seen in a picture taken on the day of Christmas in December 2019 (David Alan Grier / Instagram)

David Alan Grier Facts

  1. His father co-wrote the book Black Rage with fellow writer Price M. Cobbs. William also took part in a March on Poverty in Detroit with Martin Luther King Jr.
  2. He was spotted by former actress and lecturer Rachel Roberts while he was playing a part in the production of The Place of the Spirit Dance.
  3. David made his Broadway debut in The Spirit where he portrayed the character of late.  American baseball player Jackie Robinson.
  4. He partnered with ballroom dancer Kym Johnson in the 8th season of Dancing with the Stars in 2009.
  5. In 2009, his first book titled Barack Like Me: The Chocolate-Covered Truth was published.
  6. Grier is a collector of art and is obsessed with motorcycles. He also a limited edition Yamaha YZF-R1.
  7. He is an excellent cook and also runs a food blog of his own called DAG’s Food Blog.
  8. In the past, he was named in the “100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time” by Comedy Central.

Featured Image By David Alan Grier / Instagram

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