Anthony Anderson Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Weight Loss

Black-ish actor, Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson Biography

Anthony Anderson is an actor, comedian, and game show host from the United States of America who is known for his various roles in numerous films and television shows. He starred in his own short-lived comedy, All About the Andersons, as well as the ABC sitcom Black-ish and the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show. Anderson is famous for his leading roles in the K-Ville drama series, The Shield, and as Law & Order Detective Kevin Bernard of the NYPD. In feature films such as Me, Myself & Irene in 2000, Kangaroo Jack in 2003, Agent Cody Banks 2: London Destination in 2004, The Departed in 2006, Transformers in 2007, and Scream 4, he played key roles in 2011.


How old is Anthony Anderson? – Age

The American actor is 51 years old as of August 15, 2021. He was born in 1970 in Augusta, Maine, United States.

Anthony Anderson Family – Parents and brother

Anderson was born to Doris Hancox, a telephone operator who remarried Sterling Bowman, who is from Little Rock, Arkansas. Anthony has a half-brother called Derrick Bowman. In 2002, his brother, Sterling, died. His parents owned three clothing stores.

Is Anthony Anderson still married? – Wife and Children

He is married to Alvina Stewart since 1995. The couple separated in 2015 and reunited in January 2017. They have two children, Kyra Anderson and actor Nathan Anderson who is known for his role in the Netflix sitcom Richie Rich.

Actor Anthony Anderson with his wife and kids
Actor Anthony Anderson with his wife and kids

Does Anthony Anderson have diabetes?- How did Anthony Anderson lose weight?

In 2002, Antony found out that he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Since then, he started to workout regularly, and his diet cleaned up. He turned off alcohol and for a time he went vegan. He adheres to a pescatarian diet, which emphasizes eating fish, with a strong emphasis on vegetables, and has been active in diabetes awareness. Since being hospitalized, he has lost almost 50 pounds.

Anthony Anderson Career

Next to Laurence Fishburne and Tracee Ellis Ross, Anderson stars in and executive produces the hit ABC series Black-ish. He has been nominated for this role for a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. His previous experience on television includes a lead role in the teen series Hang Time. In big shows, such as NYPD Blue, Malcolm & Eddie, In the Building, and Ally McBeal, he had several one-offs and guest roles. Several shows such as ‘Til Death and The Bernie Mac Show’ had recurring roles. In the short-lived series All About the Andersons, which lasted for one season on The WB, he was the lead character. In 2008, Anderson joined the cast of the long-running NBC crime procedural television series, Law & Order. He had also appeared in two other crime dramas, K-Ville of Fox as one of the main characters and The Shield of Fox’s cable channel FX.

In 2014, Anderson’s Eating America series with Anthony Anderson was a summer feature, with him traveling to numerous cities in America to hold ‘food festivals’ showcasing a single form of food. He’s a frequent judge on Iron Chef America as well. Anderson is among the first judges on the show to taste dishes from all the Iron Chefs. He acted as the bartender/sous-chef for Iron Chef Bobby Flay opposite Masaharu Morimoto and fellow judge Simon Majumdar in the Ultimate Bar Food fight.

In 2013, Anderson signed on to host the celebrity-driven, a family game show called Wall of Fame[10] created for NBC by Endemol USA, where one family tried to answer questions about pop culture trivia while also guessing whether the ‘Wall of Fame’ celebrity members got the right answers to those same questions. Eight one-hour episodes were filmed at the time, but later on, the series was never broadcast.

How much does Anthony Anderson make per episode? – Net Worth

He is said to be earning an annual salary of $9 million in his role on the popular comedy series Black-ish. He has an estimated net worth of $25 million.

Anthony Anderson Sexual Alligations

In 2004, Anderson was charged with raping a 25-year-old extra in a trailer on the Hustle & Flow film set. On October 6, 2004, the charges were dismissed when the judge found there was no probable cause to prosecute the case. Another woman who alleged that Anderson made sexually provocative comments and later attacked her in his dressing room was sued for sexual harassment in September 2004 by Anderson. It was announced on July 20, 2018, that he was being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department for another accusation of sexual harassment.

Anthony Anderson Movies

♦ 2019- Beats
♦ 2017-Small Town Crime
♦ 2017-The Star
♦ 2017-Ferdinand
♦ 2016-Hot Bot
♦ 2016-Barbershop: The Next Cut
♦ 2014-The Town That Dreaded Sundown
♦ 2013-Grudge Match
♦ 2012-The Power of Few
♦ 2011-Scream 4
♦ 2011-The Big Year
♦ 2010-The Back-Up Plan
♦ 2010-A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures

Anthony Anderson TV Shows

♦ 2020-Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
♦ 2020-#KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall
♦ 2020-Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-
♦ 2019-Live in Front of a Studio Audience
♦ 2019-Mixed-ish-Andre “Dre” Johnson, Sr.
♦ 2019-The Late Late Show with James Corden
♦ 2018-Grown-ish
♦ 2017-Jimmy Kimmel Live!
♦ 2017-The Gong Show
♦ 2017-Drop the Mic
♦ 2016–present-To Tell the Truth
♦ 2016-Lip Sync Battle
♦ 2016-Richie Rich
♦ 2016-The $100,000 Pyramid
♦ 2016-Doc McStuffins