Mark Curry Comedian, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Films, Burns, And Net Worth

Mark Curry Bio | Wiki

Mark Curry (real name is Marcus G. Curry) is a well-known American comedian, host, and actor. He is best recognized for his role on ABC’s sitcom Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper where he featured as Mark Cooper.

As a host, Mark has hosted the syndicated series It’s Showtime at the Apollo (1988-1994), Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush (2000), and Animal Tails (2003-2004) among others.

Mark has made appearances in various television shows such as Instant Mom (2013-2014), Pyramid (2002-2003), The Drew Carey Show (2000), and also One Night Stand (1991) among others. Additionally, he co-starred in all three seasons of See Dad Run and Nick At Nite from 2012 to 2015. During his free time, Mark loves reading and writing.

Mark Curry Age | Birthday

He was born on June 1, 1961, in Oakland, California, in the United States of America. Mark is 61 years old and celebrates his birthday on June 1.

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Mark Curry Height

He is a man of average stature. Mark stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (approx. 1.77 m).

Mark Curry Family

He was born and also raised in Oakland, California under the love, care, and support of his hardworking and caring parents. Mark was raised in a large family of eleven alongside his eight older siblings. He holds an American nationality by birth but belongs to the white ethnicity.

Mark Curry Wife

His marital status remains a mystery to the public, therefore, it is not available whether she is single, married, or divorced. However, it is publically known that he is a proud father of two adorable children.

Mark Curry Education

Growing up in California Mark attained his high school diploma from St. Joseph Notre Dame High School. He later on decided to further his studies and therefore enrolled at the California State University, East Bay. While growing up, he was an active participant in a local youth organization called the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC).

Mark Curry Movies And Tv Shows

Having worked as an actor for over two decades, it is no shock that he has made appearances in various films and Tv shows. They include:


  • Talkin’ Dirty After Dark as Antonio (1991)
  • A Man Is Mostly Water as Jeff (2000)
  • Motorcrossed as Bob Arness (2001)
  • Switchback as Robbie (1997)
  • The Fanatics as Fly Walker (1997)
  • The Poof Point as Norton Ballard (2001)


  • In the Cut as Wade (2020)
  • Family Reunion as Principal Glass (2019-2021)
  • Black Jesus as Big Tray (2015)
  • Fat Actress as Max Cooper (2005)
  • Less Than Perfect as Morpheus (2005)
  • The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Principal Nash (2011-2012)

Mark Curry Music

Other than appearing on comedy shows, films, and television series, Mark has also made appearances in various music videos. In 2002, he appeared in the music video of the song “Oakland Raiders” by Oakland rap group Luniz.

Additionally, he has been featured in the music videos of songs such as “I Ain’t Trippin” by Too Short and “Take Ya Home” by Bow Wow. On Take Ya Home, he featured playing the role of a father trying to get his daughter a doll of the rapper. His most recent music video appearance was in 2015 in the song “Pull Up” by Young Dolph featuring 2Chains and Juicy J.

Mark Curry Burns

On May 17, 2007, while mark was doing laundry an aerosol can that had fallen behind a water heater exploded. The explosion got him and burned more than 20% of his body, including his arm, back, and side. Mark woke up from a three-day, medically induced coma and due to his appearance and pain, he considered suicide but decided against it with the help of his friends and fellow comedian Bill Cosby and Sinbad.

Mark Curry’s Net Worth

From his career as a host, actor, and comedian, it is quite obvious that he has accumulated a decent amount of wealth over the years. Mark’s average net worth is $8 million.

How Old Is Mark Curry

He was born to his loving and caring parents on June 1, 1961, in Oakland, California, in the United States of America. Therefore, Mark is 61 years old.

Who Is Mark Curry

His real name is Marcus G. Curry. He is a well-known American comedian, host, and actor. Mark is best recognized for his role on ABC’s sitcom Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper where he featured as Mark Cooper.

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