An American actor and comedian, Edward Rubin Griffin popularly known as Eddie Griffin was born on 15th July, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. This talented actor is best known for his role of Eddie Sherman on the popular American sitcom ‘Malcolm & Eddie’. Till date he has enacted in numerous movies which garnered him much needed recognition and appreciation. His major breakthrough came in the year 1993 with the movie ‘The Meteor Man’. From his magical performance, he made millions of fans. After that, he continued his brilliant performances in the movies like ‘Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo’, ‘Double Take’, ‘John Q’, ‘Undercover Brother’, ‘Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo’, ‘Scary Movie 3’ and ‘Norbit’. Besides his big screen appearances, he also made appeared in the small screen with most successful television sitcom ‘Malcom & Eddie’.
With his fabulous performances, he has gained huge appreciation as well as rewards. Griffin is also known for his perfect comic timing in the movies. As a result, he was ranked at the number 62 on the Comedy Central’s list of 100 Greatest Stand-ups of all time. After gaining much needed recognition, he appeared in other various movies. Apart from his acting performances in the movies, he has also performed for the Dr. Dre’s 1999 album titled ‘2001’. Considering his popularity, various commercials agency has made him as the face of their product. Griffin gained more popularity when he was seen imitating the great legend ‘Michael Jackson’ on the crack cocaine. This talented comedian rose to prominence when he was approached to be a part of the comedy movie ‘Undercover Brother’ in the year 2002. He gained both recognition and rewards from his phenomenal acting performances. At the start of 2014, he has earned total net worth amount of $500 thousand. Undoubtedly, he is one of magnificent comedian and actors of the recent time.