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Don Curry Net Worth, Profession, Bio, Facts, & More

Don Curry is a popular American actor, host, and stand-up comedian. He gained popularity after playing the role of Uncle Elroy Jones in the films “Next Friday” and “Friday After Next.” Let’s read further and find out more about his net worth, profession, bio, career, and more.

Short Bio

Don ‘D.C.’ Curry was born on September 7, 1958, in Denver, Colorado, United States. He is 65 years old as of January 2024. He was born to Dr. Lacy Kirk Curry and Dorothy Davis Curry. His father was a pastor emeritus of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Chicago. There are no details available related to his siblings. Unfortunately, her mother, Dorothy, passed away in 2003 leaving him motherless.


There is no data available on the internet regarding his educational details. It seems that Curry wants to keep his personal details secret.

Personal Life

Speaking of his personal life, he is reportedly single or has never been married. He has not disclosed anything related to his relationships or love life. He lives a very secluded life away from the media reach.

Career and Profession

By profession, Don Curry is an actor and comedian. He started his career way back in 1988 and is still active to date. He made his debut television appearance as a TV News Announcer in “Spyder.” His career touched its highest peak in 2000 when he portrayed Craig’s sex-crazed Uncle Elroy Jones in “Next Friday.” After that, he became popular among netizens. In 2002, he reprised his role in the sequel “Friday After Next.”

Curry also appeared as a main cast member in season five of “Grace Under Fire.” In 2010, Curry voiced Uncle Ruckus’ Caucasian-hating father in The Boondocks episode ‘The Color Ruckus.’ Besides these, he hosted BET’s “Comic View” in 2013, and the BABCC as well. Despite serving as host of Comic View from 1996 to 1997, he made numerous guest appearances on the show, when he began his career in comedy. In 2023, he portrayed the role of Tony Free in the episodes “Pat on Tour” and “Down With the King” of The Ms. Pat Show created by Jordan E. Cooper and Patricia Williams.

Notable Works

  • Next Friday
  • Two Degrees
  • Friday After Next
  • Grace Under Fire
  • The Steve Harvey Show
  • The Ms. Pat Show
  • Black Jesus
  • Strip Off

Net Worth

Don Curry as an actor and comedian has amassed a staggering net worth of $800 thousand as of 2024. This wealth also includes his earnings from his official YouTube channel where he creates amazing content. His channel has crossed over 1 million views.

Is He Active on Social Media?

Yes, he is active on social media. He has an Instagram profile under the name @dc.curry.18 which boasts over 98K followers. He also owns a YouTube channel where he has attracted 15.8K subscribers.


Don Curry is a renowned American actor and comedian. He has acquired wider praise due to his unique acting skills, ability to make people laugh, and powerful performances. Despite being so famous, he leads a very normal life. His success is a result of his hard work, dedication, and passion for acting.