Eddie Griffin Bio, Age, Wife Kids, Net Worth, Stand Up, Movies, TV Shows


Eddie Griffin Biography

Eddie Griffin (Edward Griffin) is an American comedian and acto, who is well known for portraying Eddie Sherman on the sitcom Malcolm & Eddie, the title character in the 2002 comedy film Undercover Brother and Tiberius Jefferson “T.J.” Hicks in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo in 1999 and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo in 2005.

Eddie Griffin Age

Eddie Griffin was born on July 15, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. He is 50 years old as of 2018.

Eddie Griffin Net Worth

Griffin has a estimated net worth of  $5 million.

Eddie Griffin Kids

Griffin has a son called Eddie Griffin Jr and a daughter named  Elexa Griffin.

Eddie Griffin Wife

Eddie Griffin has been married thrice. Griffin married Carla, his first wife in 1984; he was 16 years old. Griffin married Rochelle his second wife, in 2002, but they have since divorced. Griffin married Nia Rivers on September 8, 2011. However, the two filed for divorce after one month of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. Six months later, they officially divorced.
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Eddie Griffin and Eddie Griffin jr

Eddie Griffin Jr.  is the son of Eddie Griffin Sr. He is an actor and composer, known for 18 Fingers of Death! in 2006, Buds for Life in 2004 and Foolish in 1999. His father is a omedian and acto, who is well known for portraying Eddie Sherman on the sitcom Malcolm & Eddie.

Eddie Griffin Early Life

Eddie Griffin was raised by his single mother, Doris Thomas, a phone company operator. When Griffin wass 16 years old in 1984, he moved to Compton, California to live with his cousins. After graduating from Compton High in 1986, Griffin enrolled as a biological engineering major at Kansas State University, but later left in 1988 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in comedy. He did not see his mother for four years, after the two got into an argument at his 20th birthday party, where Griffin’s mother accused him of stealing jewelry from her, which Griffin denied doing. Later in March 1992, Griffin moved back to Los Angeles, California to be closer with his family when his mother was injured in a car accident.

Eddie Griffin Career

Griffin has starred in films such as The Meteor Man in 1993, The Walking Dead in 1995 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo in 1999, Double Take in 2001, Undercover Brother in 2002, John Q in 2002, Scary Movie 3 in 2003, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo in 2005 and Norbit in 2007. Griffin starred in Urban Justice in 2007, a thriller set in New Mexico. In the UPN television series Malcolm & Eddie from 1996 to 2000 Griffin also starred in the serries.
On Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time, Griffin was ranked at number 62. Comedy Central released You Can Tell ‘Em I Said It in 2011 on DVD. It was 82 minutes of unedited and uncensored content.
Griffin performed in Dr. Dre’s 1999 album, 2001 in two songs and the intro track from The D.O.C.’s 1996 album Helter Skelter. Griffin also has appeared on commercials for Miller Beer’s Man Laws. Griffin is best known for his comedic routine of imitating Michael Jackson on crack cocaine. He also made an appearance on Chappelle’s Show as Grits n’ Gravy in the skit “World Series of Dice”. Griffin will be starring together with Charlie Sheen, Emily Blunt, Jason Momoa, Robin Wright, Lindsey Stirling, Dolph Lundgren, Connie Nielsen and Selena Gomez in The Seeker: Wild Run.

Eddie Griffin Movies

Year

Title

Role

1991

The Last Boy Scout

Club DJ

1992

Brain Donors

Messenger

1993

Coneheads

Customer

1993

The Meteor Man

Michael Anderson

1994

House Party 3

Guest at Kid’s Bachelor Party (uncredited)

1994

Jason’s Lyric

Rat

1995

The Walking Dead

Pvt. Hoover Brache

1997

Eddie Griffin: Voodoo Child

Himself

1998

Armageddon

Bike Messenger

1999

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Tiberius Jefferson “T.J.” Hicks

1999

The Mod Squad

Sonny

1999

Foolish

Miles “Foolish” Waise

2000

All Jokes Aside

Himself

2000

Picking Up the Pieces

Sediento

2001

Double Take

Freddy Tiffany

2002

John Q

Lester Matthews

2002

The New Guy

Luther

2002

Undercover Brother

Anton Jackson / Undercover Brother

2002

Pinocchio

The Cat (voice: English dub)

2003

Dysfunktional Family

Himself

2003

Scary Movie 3

Orpheus

2004

Blast

Lamont Dixon

2004

My Baby’s Daddy

Lonnie

2005

The Wendell Baker Story

McTeague

2005

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

Tiberius Jefferson “T.J.” Hicks

2006

Date Movie

Frank Jones

2006

The Year Without a Santa Claus

Jingle

2006

Who Made the Potatoe Salad?

Malik

2006

Irish Jam

Jimmy Winston “Da Jam” McDevitt

2007

Norbit

Pope Sweet Jesus

2007

Redline

Infamous

2007

I’m Rick James

Himself

2007

Urban Justice

Armand Tucker

2008

Beethoven’s Big Break

Stanley

2008

Freedom of Speech

Himself

2009

Young World

2010

Hollywont

2010

Bunyan and Babe

2011

You Can Tell ‘Em I Said It

Himself

2014

Going to America

Fumnanya

2015

American Hero

Lucille

2017

All About the Money

Christopher Jefferson Johnson

2018

Undeniable

Himself

2018

A Star Is Born

Pastor

 Eddie Griffin TV Shows

Year

Title

Role

Notes

Year not known

Saved By The Bell

The Glee Club

1996–2000

Malcolm & Eddie

Eddie Sherman

2004

Chappelle’s Show

Grits N’ Gravy

2009

Eddie Griffin Going For Broke

Himself

2012–2015

Black Dynamite

Richard Pryor

2014

The Boondocks

Himself (voice)

Episode: “Good Times”

2017

The Comedy Get Down

Himself

 Eddie Griffin Awards

Award

Film

Event

Best Actor

Last Supper

Los Angeles International Film Festival 2014

Best Actor

Last Supper

San Francisco Global Movie Fest 2014

 Eddie Griffin Live Albums

Title

Album details

The Message in The Hat

Released: July 27, 1993
Label: Sony Entertainment
Formats: CD, digital download, LP

The Message

Released: March 29, 1999
Label: Warner Bros, WEA International Inc
Formats: CD, digital download, LP

Freedom Of Speech

Released: April 24, 2008
Label: Comedy Central/CodeBlack
Formats: digital download|-

You Can Tell ‘Em I Said It

Released: February 22, 2011
Label: Comedy Central
Formats: digital download

Eddie Griffin Soundtrack Albums

Title

Album details

Peak chart positions

Certifications

US

US R&B

Foolish (with various artists)

Released: March 23, 1999
Label: No Limit Records/Priority Records
Format: CD, digital download, LP

32

10

RIAA: Gold

 Eddie Griffin Album Appearances

  • 1996 “Intro” (from The D.O.C. album Helter Skelter)
  • 1998 “DP Gangsta” (from Snoop Dogg & C-Murder album Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told)
  • 1999 “Bar One” (with Traci Nelson and Ms. Roq) (from Dr. Dre album 2001)
  • 1999 “Ed-ucation” (from Dr. Dre album 2001)
  • 2002 “Bitch Ass Niggaz” (from Xzibit album Man vs. Machine)
  • 2003 “I Thought U Knew” (with Crooked I, Eastwood & The Dramatics album Dysfunktional Family) (Various artists)
  • 2003 “Dys-Funk-Tional” (from Spider Loc & Eddie Griffin album Dysfunktional Family) (Various artists)
  • 2008 “Take A Ride Skit” & “Feed The Lions Skit” (from T-Pain album Thr33 Ringz)

 Eddie Griffin Music Video Appearances

  • 1997 “Honey” (from Mariah Carey “Butterfly”)
  • 1997 “The Roof” (from Mariah Carey “Butterfly”)
  • 1997 “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down” (from Puff Daddy album No Way Out)
  • 2001 “Take Ya Home” (from Bow Wow album Doggy Bag)

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