Larry Wilmore Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Podcast, Blackish, The Nightly Show, The Office

Last Updated on August 7, 2022 by Administrator

Larry Wilmore Biography

Larry Wilmore ( Elister L. “Larry” Wilmore) is an American comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He hosted The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore in 2015 and 2016 and also served as the “Senior Black Correspondent” on The Daily Show from 2006 to 2014. Wilmore is also the creator of the sitcom The Bernie Mac Show.

Larry Wilmore

Larry Wilmore Age

Elister L. Wilmore was born on 30 October 1961 in Los Angeles County, California, U.S.

Larry Wilmore Parents

Wilmore was born to parents Betty and Larry and raised in suburban Pomona and is from Evanston, Illinois. Wilmore was born catholic the third of six children. He has a brother Marc who is also a television writer, actor, and producer.

Larry Wilmore Wife

Wilmore married actress Leilani Jones in 1995 and married the couple was in the marriage for 20 years till their dibvorce in 2015. The couple has two children together. He resided in San Marino, California with his family until he moved to New York City to work on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore | Larry Wilmore The Nightly Show | The Larry Wilmore Show

Wilmore started hosting The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, a late-night panel talk show that aired on Comedy Central on January 19, 2015. The show was a spin-off of The Daily Show, and also served as a replacement for The Colbert Report.

Larry Wilmore Bill Nye

The show was produced by Jon Stewart’s production company Busboy Productions being criticized for a controversial segment featuring Bill Nye in September 2015. That segment may have negatively affected viewership, with ratings down more than half from the year before. Comedy Central announced on August 18, 2016 that Wilmore’s show had been cancelled. It ended on August 18, 2016 having ran for 259 episodes.

Larry Wilmore Daily Show | Larry Wilmore Comedy Central

He began appearing regularly on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in 2006. There, he was billed as the “Senior Black Correspondent” or a derivative form of the title, such as the “Senior Executive Commander-in-Chief Who Happens To Be Black Correspondent” following the election of Barack Obama. Wilmore’s work on the show mostly centered on humorous observations of the Black experience in American society.

Hyperion published Wilmore’s I’d Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts, as “a faux collection of articles, essays, radio transcripts, and letters exploring the more ludicrous angles on race.”He originated the titular phrase I’d Rather We Got Casinos in a January 2007 Daily Show appearance.

Larry Wilmore Bill Simmons

He started hostin a podcast in May 2017 as part of The Ringer podcast network which is headed by Bill Simmons.

Larry Wilmore The Office

In the American television sitcom The Office, Wilmore was a consulting producer from 2005 to 2007, and also made an appearance on the show as Mr. Brown, during the episode, “Diversity Day” as a diversity consultant.

Larry Wilmore Podcast

Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore Black On The Air

Larry hosts the podcast Black on the Air where he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond.

Larry Wilmore Blackish

Wilmore served as an executive producer for the ABC television series Black-ish. He joined the plot episode in 2014 as a showrunner. Anthony Anderson announced that Larry would be stepping down as showrunner early in the show’s run due to his forthcoming late night show, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Larry Wilmore Net Worth

Larry has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Larry Wilmore Movies





Date and Switch

Mr. Vernon



Professor Quincy


Dinner for Schmucks



I Love You, Man



The Ghost Writer

The Paramedic


Good-bye, Cruel World

Sergeant, Thug


The Laundromat

Larry Wilmore TV Shows





Difficult People

Larry Wilmore

The Mayor



White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Himself (host)


The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Himself (host)


Playing House

Dr. Ullman


Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero

Principal Larry (voice)


Malibu Country

Mr. Clark



Instant Mom

Franklin Turner


Bullet in the Face

Racken’s Mafiosi #1

Race, Religion and Sex



Traffic Light


Love Bites

The Boss


Happy Endings

Mr. Forristal


Accidentally on Purpose

Dr. Roland


How I Met Your Mother

Dr. Greer


The Daily Show

Himself (correspondent)


Help Me Help You

Larry, Jimmy


The Office

Mr. Brown


The PJs

Various voices


Sister, Sister

Bus Driver


In Living Color



Sledge Hammer!

Mail Man, Terrorist #3


The Facts of Life

Officer Ziaukus

Larry Wilmore Twitter

Larry Wilmore Instagram

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