David A. Arnold was an American stand-up comedian, sitcom writer, producer, and actor who died on September 7, 2022, at 54. He was known for his Netflix comedy specials, his work on Fuller House and That Girl Lay Lay, and his hilarious observations on married and family life. Here are some facts about his net worth, age, height, earnings, career, home, and girlfriend in 2023.
David A. Arnold Net Worth
David A. Arnold’s net worth was estimated to be between $2 million to $5 million in 2023. He earned his wealth through his successful career as a comedian and writer. He had two Netflix comedy specials, Fat Ballerina and It Ain’t for the Weak, which Kevin Hart produced. He also wrote episodes for several TV shows, including Bigger, Meet the Browns, The Rickey Smiley Show, Raising Whitley, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and The Tony Rock Project. He was the creator, executive producer, and showrunner of Nickelodeon’s hit series That Girl Lay Lay, which was renewed for a second season in 2021. He also toured extensively as a stand-up comedian, performing nationwide at comedy clubs and theaters.
David A. Arnold Age and Height
David A. Arnold on March 15, 1968. He died in Los Angeles, California, on September 7, 2022. David A. Arnold 54 years old at the time of his death. David A. Arnold was slightly above average height. He was 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m) tall.
David A. Arnold’s earnings were not publicly disclosed, but he likely made a good income from his comedy specials, TV writing and producing gigs, and live performances. According to ZipRecruiter1, the average annual salary for a stand-up comedian in the United States was $51,386 in 2021. According to Indeed2, the average annual salary for a TV writer in the United States was $67,770 in 2020. According to Glassdoor3, the average annual salary for a TV producer in the United States was $69,267 in 2021.
David A. Arnold started his career as a stand-up comedian in 19974. He performed at the Canadian Montreal Comedy Festival5, on Jamie Foxx Presents Laffapalooza (Comedy Central) with Jamie Foxx and Cedric the Entertainer6, The Tom Joyner Show7, Baisden After Dark8, Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen9, ComicView (BET), The Mo’Nique Show (BET), Entourage (HBO) and Def Comedy Jam10. He also appeared in several television series, including Meet the Browns11, A Series of Unfortunate People12, and The Tony Rock Project13.
Arnold also made his mark as a TV writer and producer. He served as a writer and producer for the Netflix revival series Fuller House14. He wrote episodes of several comedy shows, including Bigger (BET+)15, Meet the Browns (TBS)16, The Rickey Smiley Show (TV One)17, Raising Whitley (OWN)18, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS)19, and The Tony Rock Project (MyNetworkTV)20. In 2021, he created the Nickelodeon show That Girl Lay Lay and served as showrunner for the series.
Arnold had two stand-up comedy specials on Netflix: David A. Arnold: Fat Ballerina22 and It Ain’t For The Weak (July 2022)23. Both specials were produced by Kevin Hart’s HartBeat Productions. At the time of his sudden death, Arnold was three stops into a four-month national comedy tour called Pace Ya Self.
David A. Arnold lived in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters. His home address was not publicly available.
David A. Arnold married Julie L. Harkness; the couple had two daughters: Anna-Grace (2005) and Ashlyn (2007). Julie is a trained dancer and reporter who owns The Dance Visionary Co. and stars in the talk show Made In Hollywood. She has also acted in movies like That Thing You Do, starring Tom Hanks and Bob Roberts, starring Tim Robbins. She has also performed as a dancer for Walt Disney Productions and the Broadway shows The Will Rogers Follies and Hello Dolly. She has interviewed many celebrities, including Tom Holland, Amber Heard, Sandra Bullock, Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Bradley Cooper, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Tom Hardy, and many more. Julie and David met in 2001, engaged in 2002 and tied the knot in 2003. They celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary in July 2022.
David A. Arnold was a talented and versatile comedian who left a legacy of laughter and love. His family, friends, fans, and colleagues will miss him. May he rest in peace.