D. L. Hughley Bio-Wiki, Tests Positive For Corona Virus, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows

D. L. Hughley Bio


D. L. Hughley Biography

D. L. Hughley (Darryl Lynn Hughley) is an American actor, political commentator, radio presenter, author, and stand-up comedian. Hughley became popular as the original host of BET’s ComicView from 1992 to 1993, the eponymous role on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys, and as one of the “Big Four” comedians in The Original Kings of Comedy.

He has also hosted CNN’s D. L. Hughley Breaks the News, a correspondent for The Jay Leno Show on NBC, and a local radio personality and interviewer in New York City.

D. L. Hughley Age

Hughley was born on March 6, 1963, in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S. He is 57 years of age as of 2020.

D. L. Hughley Parents

Hughley is the son of Audrey Hughley (mother) a homemaker and Charles Hughley (father), a Delta Air Lines maintenance worker.

D. L. Hughley Spouse / Children

Hughley has been married to his wife LaDonna Hughley since 1986. They have three children, Ryan Hughley (daughter), Tyler Hughley (daughter), and Kyle Hughley (son).

D. L. Hughley Education

Hughley studied at San Pedro High School where he was expelled for being a member of the notorious street gang, the Bloods. After his cousin was short, he turned his back on gang life and got his General Educational Development (GED).

D. L. Hughley Career

From 1992 to 1993, Hughley hosted the BET stand-up comedy program, ComicView as the original host. From 1998 to 2002, he was the writer, producer, and star of the television sitcom series, The Hughleys, centered on his real-life experiences.

In 2005, he released a short-lived talk show on Comedy Central called Weekends at the D.L.. and a stand-up comedy album “D.L. Hughley: Notes From The GED Section”.

On July 31, 2012, his first book, “I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up: How the Audacity of Dopes Is Ruining America” was published by Crown Archetype Press. June 6, 2017, he published his second book “Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years”. His latest book, “How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People” was published on June 26, 2018, by William Morrow.

Hughley was chosen to host and write a comedic news show on CNN, entitled D, L. Hughley Breaks the News, covering global events in politics, entertainment, sports, and pop culture. which aired its premiere episode at 10 p.m. on Saturday, 25 October 2008. On CNN, EDT.

D. L. Hughley Net Worth

Hughley’s net worth is estimated to around 10 million dollars.

D. L. Hughley Movies

  • 2018: D.L. Hughley: Contrarian as Host
  • 2012: D.L. Hughley: Reset as Host
  • 2008: D. L. Hughley Breaks the News as Host
  • 2008: Spy School as Albert
  • 2007: D.L. Hughley: Unapologetic as Host
  • 2006: Cloud 9 as Tenspot
  • 2006: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit as Brer Fox
  • 2005: Shackles as Ben Cross
  • 2005: Weekends at the D. L. as Host
  • 2004: Soul Plane as Johnny
  • 2003: Inspector Gadget 2 as Gadgetmobile
  • 2003: Chasing Papi as Rodrigo
  • 2003: Scary Movie 3 as John Wilson
  • 2001: The Brothers as Derrick West
  • 2000: The Original Kings of Comedy as Himself
  • 1999: Inspector Gadget as Gadgetmobile
  • TBA: spinning Gold as Bootsy Collins

D. L. Hughley TV Shows

  • 2019: The D.L. Hughley Show as Himself
  • 2018: The Fix as Himself
  • 2017: The Comedy Get Down as Himself
  • 2016: Heartbeat as Dr. Hackett
  • 2016: Match Game as Himself
  • 2013: Dancing with the Stars as Himself
  • 2013: Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host as Himself
  • 2012: DL Hughley: The Endangered List as DL Hughley
  • 2011: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire as Guest host
  • 2010: Hawaii Five-0 as Skeet
  • 2006–2007: Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip as Simon Stiles
  • 2003: Scrubs as Kevin Turk
  • 2003: Premium Blend as Himself
  • 2001: The Parkers as Darryl Hughley
  • 1998–2002: The Hughleys as Darryl Hughley
  • 1997: Sister, Sister as Hank
  • 1994: HBO Comedy Half-Hour as Himself
  • 1993: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as Keith
  • 1992: One Night Stand as Himself

D. L. Hughley Tests Positive For Corona Virus

Hughley announced he tested positive for coronavirus after collapsing on stage during a show in Nashville. He said that the positive diagnosis came after multiple tests were performed when he was taken to Nashville’s Saint Thomas Hospital Friday night after his collapse.

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