David Alan Grier Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

David Alan Grier is an American actor and comedian who is best known for his appearance in various films and shows such as Jumanji, The Wiz Live, and A Soldier’s Story. However, he is best known for the various characters that he portrayed on In Living Color. He has more than 200k followers on Instagram and more than 100k followers on Facebook.

Sun Sign



Los Angeles, California, United States


Grier is represented by Innovative Artists and ROAR.

Girlfriend / Spouse

David’s name has been linked with –

  1. Maritza Rivera (1987-1997)
  2. (1994)
  3. (2005-2006)
  4. Christine Y. Kim (2007-2009) – They have a daughter named Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim (b. January 10, 2008).

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Clean shaved head
  • Sports a mustache

Brand Endorsements

He was featured in the 1988 commercial for Isuzu.

David Alan Grier Favorite Things

  • Recipe – Korean short ribs

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David Alan Grier Facts

  1. His father co-wrote the book Black Rage with fellow writer Price M. Cobbs. William also took part in a March on Poverty in Detroit with
  2. He was spotted by former actress and lecturer Rachel Roberts while he was playing a part in the production of The Place of the Spirit Dance.
  3. David made his Broadway debut in The Spirit where he portrayed the character of late.  American baseball player Jackie Robinson.
  4. He partnered with ballroom dancer Kym Johnson in the 8th season of Dancing with the Stars in 2009.
  5. In 2009, his first book titled Like Me: The Chocolate-Covered Truth was published.
  6. Grier is a collector of art and is obsessed with motorcycles. He also a limited edition Yamaha YZF-R1.
  7. He is an excellent cook and also runs a food blog of his own called DAG’s Food Blog.
  8. In the past, he was named in the “100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time” by Comedy Central.

Featured Image By David Alan Grier / Instagram


Facts of David Alan Grier

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDavid Alan Grier
  • nicknamesDAG, D.A.G.
  • birthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States
  • Date of Birth June 30, 1956
  • Age 67 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$4 million
  • professionActor, Comedian
  • weight89 kg or 196 lbs
  • height6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • high schoolCass Technical High School
  • collegeUniversity of Michigan
  • motherAretas Ruth Blaney
  • fatherWilliam Henry Grier

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