Larry Charles Married Status, Family Background, Net Worth & Bio

By Shreetesh Thapa | Published On: 30 Jan, 2020
Larry Charles Married Status, Family Background, Net Worth & Bio

Larry Charles is an American producer, director, and writer who is known for working on the famous TV show called Seinfeld that aired in 1989. He won Primetime Emmy for the show in 1993 and 1992. Furthermore, he is also the famous mind behind the movies Bruno (2009) and The Dictator (2012). 

Larry has also worked on TV shows such as Mad About You (1995), The Tick (2001). Curb Your Enthusiasm (2004), The Comedians (2015), and Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy (2019).

Larry Charles’ Bio, Age & Family Background

Larry Charles was born on 1 December 1956 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. He came from a Jewish background and grew up in Brighton Beach.

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His grandfather was very religious and would go to the temple every day, whereas Larry’s dad taught him to make jokes and puns about religion.

Who Is Larry Married To? Married Status

Larry Charles has been a married man for several years. He shares his household with Barbara DeSantis, who works as a visual artist. The couple has two daughters, Pearl Charles, and her sister Sophie Charles.

Larry Charles with his wife Barbara DeSantis at the after-party for the HBO series Entourage at the Avalon Theater (Photo:

Among the two, Pearl Charles is a country singer and the voice behind her famous album Sleepless Dreamer (2018). She also has a self-titled album that was released in 2015. Furthermore, she has extended playlists called You Can Change that was released in 2015, and Long Hair (Demo)- 2018.

His Net Worth

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Larry Charles has a total net worth of $100 million.

His Career

Larry has worked in numerous comedic TV shows and movies. Among them, some TV shows he created is Mixology (2014), Entourage (2004), and Dilbert (1999).

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Some movies he is credited for are Borat (2006). Religulous (2008), Army of one (2016), Masked and Anonymous (2003), Our Show (2010), Lee Mathers (2010), and Smog (1999). 

Interesting Facts

  • He is the director of every Sacha Baron Cohen movie.

  • He created a character of Bob Sacamano in Seinfeld with the name of his real-life friend.

  • He also directed a four-part limited series called Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy for Netflix. The show featured him examining comedy all over the world.

  • Larry sold his house in 2015 for a total of $3.6 million.