Eric Andre has a net worth of $4 million as an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. André is best known for hosting “The Eric Andre Show” (2012–present) on Adult Swim and for playing Mark Reynolds on “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23” (2012–2013) on ABC. It includes “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” (2016), “Rough Night” (2017), and “Man Seeking Woman” (2015–2017). Eric provided the voice for Azizi in “The Lion King” (2019), Mark Bowman in “The Mitchells vs. the Machines” (2021), and Luci / Pendergast on the Netflix series “Disenchantment” since 2018.
André wrote, produced, and starred in “Bad Trip,” in 2021. He also wrote and produced “The Eric Andre Show” and “The Eric Andre New Year’s Eve Spooktacular” (2012), as well as “Mostly 4 Millennials” (2018). In 2014, Eric and his co-stars on “The ArScheerio Paul Show” were nominated for a Streamy Award for Best Ensemble Cast, and in 2021, he was nominated for an MTV Movie + TV Award for Best Comedic Performance for “Bad Trip” In 2020, he released his debut stand-up comedy special, titled “Legalize Everything,” on Netflix.
Eric André was born Eric Samuel André in Boca Raton, Florida, on April 4, 1983. His father, a psychiatrist named Pierre, is an Afro-Haitian immigrant, whereas his mother, Natalie, is an Ashkenazi Jewish American. Eric attended the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida, and his older sister’s name is Amy. After graduating in 2001, André enrolled at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he earned a BFA in 2005. During his time at Berklee, he played double bass and co-founded the band Blarf with his peers. Later, he released a self-titled EP under the Blarf moniker in 2014 and the album “Cease & Desist” in 2019. Eric travelled to Israel on a Birthright trip at age 22.
André’s comedy career began in 2003, and he has appeared on “Live at Gotham” (2007) and “Comedy.TV” (2009) performing stand-up comedy. He had a small role in the 2009 Ricky Gervais film “The Invention of Lying,” and appeared in two episodes of “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” that same year. In 2010, Eric appeared in the documentary “The Awkward Comedy Show,” the short film “Thin Skin,” and the television sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” and in 2011, he made guest appearances on “Zeke and Luther,” “Skate Troopers,” and “Hot in Cleveland” He appeared in “Should’ve Been Romeo” (2012), co-starred alongside Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in “The Internship” (2013), and played Mark Reynolds in 22 episodes of “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23.” from 2012 to 2013. The official website describes “The Eric Andre Show,” as “Adult Swim’s latest unacceptable foray into late night talk shows.” Until 2020, stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress served as Eric’s sidekick on the show, and the show’s co-creator, André, has stated that he chose Buress because “I knew I was so crazy, I needed somebody just as out there comedically, but opposite in energy to be the voice of reason.”
Eric had a recurring role as Deacon “Deke” Bromberg on the CBS sitcom “2 Broke Girls,” from 2013 to 2014, and he appeared in the 2014 episode “Comedy Bang! Bang!” of “Eric Andre Wears a Cat Collage Shirt & Sneakers.” In 2015, he appeared in the film “Flock of Dudes” and began portraying Josh’s best friend Mark on the FXX series “Man Seeking Woman.” André appeared in The Lonely Island’s 2016 mockumentary “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” and co-starred in 2017’s “Rough Night.” alongside Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, and Zo Kravitz. He appeared in “Traveling the Stars: Action Bronson and Friends Watch Ancient Aliens” (2017) and “Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special” (2016), and lent his voice to “Lucas Bros. Moving Co.” (2014), “Robot Chicken” (2015), “Animals.” (2016), and “American Dad!” (2016). In 2019, Eric provided the voice of Azizi the hyena in the Jon Favreau-directed remake of “The Lion King,” which grossed $1,657,000,000 at the box office. Together with Tiffany Haddish and Lil Rel Howery, he starred in the 2021 prank comedy “Bad Trip” In addition, André has appeared in the web series “Laugh Track Mash-Ups” (2010), “Getting Doug with High” (2013), “The ArScheerio Paul Show” (2013), and “Hot Ones” (2013). (2016; 2020).
Eric dated actress Rosario Dawson from 2016 to 2017, and he dated “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” actress Tatyana Ali from 2012 to 2014. In March 2021, André disclosed that he was dating a woman he met at a farmer’s market before the COVID-19 pandemic. He stated that she was unaware of his fame until fans began interrupting their dates to request photos with Eric.
André is an agnostic atheist who practises transcendental meditation. In the 2020 presidential election, he supported Bernie Sanders and phonebanked for his campaign.
In April 2021, Eric alleged that he was the victim of racial profiling at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after agents asked him if they “could search [him] for drugs” as he attempted to board his flight. André stated that he was the only person of colour in line at the time, and after the offending party, the Clayton County Police Department, issued a response on social media (that was racially insensitive), the Clayton County Police Department issued an apology “according to Eric, “full of false information”); he tweeted, “I did NOT volunteer for a search and I did not volunteer to talk. You guys flashed your identification badges and detained me for no reason other than racism.”