Who is Drew Carey, Weight loss, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Philanthropy, Education

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Who is Drew Carey?

Drew Allison Carey born May 23, 1958 is an American actor, comedian, and game show host. He gained popularity as a sitcom Show Host of “The Drew Carey Show” and “Whose Line is It Anyway? which both aired on ABC. He then appeared in several films, television series, music videos, a made-for-television film, and a computer game. He has hosted the game show The Price Is Right since October 15, 2007 on CBS. Carey has worked as a photographer at U.S. National Team soccer games.

Drew Carey Age – Education

Drew Carey is 63 years old. Carey was born on May 23, 1958 as the youngest son of Lewis and Beulah Carey and was raised in the Old Brooklyn, Cleveland, Ohio. He played the cornet and trumpet in the marching band of James Ford Rhodes High School, from which he graduated in 1975. He continued on to college at Kent State University (KSU) and was a part of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He was expelled twice for poor academic performance. He left KSU after three years. Upon leaving the university, Carey enlisted into the United States Marine Corps Reserve in 1980 and served for six years as a field radio operator in the 25th Marine Regiment in Ohio. He moved to Las Vegas for a few months in 1983, and for a short time worked as a bank teller and a waiter at Denny’s.

Drew Carey Philanthropy

Carey is a supporter of libraries, crediting them for beginning his successful comedy career. On May 2, 2000, in a celebrity edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, he selected the Ohio Library Foundation to receive his $500,000 winnings. In October 2009, Carey made a bid of $25,000 in a charity auction for the @drew Twitter account. He later increased his offer to $100,000 if the number of followers of his account @DrewFromTV reached 100,000 by the end of the auction. In an interview with CBS News, he said he would instead donate $1 million to the charity Livestrong Foundation if his follower count reached one million by December 31, 2009. Another of Carey’s offers to contribute in helping others came in September 2014 when he promised $10,000 to help find the perpetrators of a faked “ice bucket challenge” involving an autistic 14-year-old Ohio boy who, instead of being doused in ice cubes and water, received a shower of faeces, urine, tobacco spit, and cigarette butts. Shortly thereafter, celebrities Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy and Montel Williams matched Carey’s offer.

Drew Carey Net Worth and Salary

Carey’s annual salary is $13million and he is estimated to be worth about $165 million. He is about 1.7m tall.

Drew Carey Weight loss

According to Parade magazine, Carey set a goal to lose close to 90 pounds by November, dropping from a high of 262 pounds at the start of the year to around 170. He had shrunk from a size-44 to a size-34 waist by press tour last August. He attributed the success of his weight loss journey to “commitment and exercise”. He cut down on carbs like bread and pasta and drank a lot of water instead.

Drew Carey’s Wife

Carey proposed to Nicole Jaracz back in 2007, and was a father figure to her son from a previous relationship. The couple however called off their engagement in 2012. In 2018, He announced his engagement to Amie Harwick but the couple called off their engagement was called off not long after. His current relationship status is currently unknown.