Eddie Griffin Bio


Relationship Statistics of Eddie Griffin

What is Eddie Griffin marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Eddie Griffin have ? (name):Two (Elexa Griffin, Eddie Griffin Jr.)
Is Eddie Griffin having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Eddie Griffin gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Eddie Griffin’s current relationship status is single.

Previous Relationship

Griffin has been married three times. He married his first wife, Carla Griffin, in 1984, he was 16 years old. Eddie and Carla were together for 13 years before divorcing. They had one child, Elexa Griffin.

However he married Rochelle Lyn in 2002, but they have since divorced. Griffin and Rochelle had child, Eddie Griffin Jr.

Then, he married Nia Rivers on September 8, 2011. However, Eddie and Nia filed for divorce after one month of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. They were officially divorced six months late.

Who is Eddie Griffin?

Eddie Griffin is an American comedian. Eddie is also an actor.

He is well known for portraying Eddie Sherman on the sitcom Malcolm & Eddie.

He won LAIUFF Award and Critics Award for Going to America, in 2014.

Eddie Griffin- Family, Early Life

Eddie Griffin was born Edward Griffin on July 15, 1968, in Kansas City, Missouri, the United States. He is a Cancer.

His father is Eddie Griffin, Sr. and mother, Doris Thomas, a phone company operator. They are of All- American ancestry.

Griffin did not see his mother for four years after his mother got into an argument at his 20th birthday party, where his mother accused him of stealing jewelry from her, which Griffin denied doing.

He was raised by his single mother. He has two siblings, Luther Griffin and Wilbert Griffin.


Eddie attended Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Then, he graduated from Compton High, Compton, California and enrolled as a biological engineering major at the University of Miami, in Florida.

Eddie Griffin- Professional Life, Career, Achievements


Griffin has starred in films such as The Meteor Man 1993, The Walking Dead 1995, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo 1999, Double Take 2001, Undercover Brother 2002, John Q 2002, Scary Movie 3 2003, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo 2005 and Norbit 2007.

In the year 2007, he starred in Urban Justice, a thriller set in New Mexico. Moreover, he starred in the UPN television series Malcolm & Eddie 1996–2000.

1997Eddie Griffin: Voodoo Child


Griffin appeared on commercials for Miller Beer’s Man Laws. Eddie is well known for his comedic routine of imitating Michael Jackson on crack cocaine. He made an appearance on Chappelle’s Show in the skit “World Series of Dice” as Grits n’ Gravy.


Apart from acting, Griffin participated in a charity race at Irwindale Speedway to promote the film Redline, using a Ferrari Enzo owned by Daniel Sadek.

Eddie Griffin- Awards

2014LAIUFF Award
2014Critics Award

Eddie Griffin- Net Worth

Eddie has an estimated net worth of around $500k US.

Also, as an American actor, he has an average salary of $37,633 US and above.

A comedian’s average salary ranges between $15k-$605k US yearly.

As a YouTuber, his estimated earnings are in the range of $1.68-$4.2k US per month and $30-$55k US per year.

Eddie Griffin
Caption: Eddie Griffin Face Off Media (Source: Page Six )


  • During the physical assault allegations on Bill Cosby, Griffin suggested that Cosby was the victim of a conspiracy to destroy his image and that several other prominent African-American men had been victims of similar conspiracies.


  • He has appeared in several parody films, including Scary Movie 3 and Date Movie.

Body Measurements

He has black hair with brown eyes. His height is 5 feet 7 inches and weight is 76Kg.

Twitter, Instagram

He has 199K followers on Twitter and about 934K on Instagram. He has 92.7K subscribers on Youtube.


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