This article will answer every question you have about Gary Owen. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Owen do for a living?
- Who are Owen’s parents and siblings?
- What are Owen’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Owen married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Owen have any children?
- Where is Owen now?
- How tall is Owen?
- How much money does Owen earn?
- What is Owen’s net worth?
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Who is Gary Owen?
Gary Cameron Owen is an American well-known stand-up comedian and actor. After being named “Funniest Serviceman in America” in 1997 his big break came on Black Entertainment Television’s stand-up showcase Comic View. He followed this with debut featured roles in the films Daddy Day Care, Little Man, and College. Moreover, he has cultivated a very large African-American following after headlining on cable channel BET and performing at targeted events such as Shaquille O’Neal’s All-Star Comedy Jam Tour. In 2016, he was in a TV show on BET called The Gary Owen Show.
How Old Is Gary Owen?
He is 48 years old as of October 2022, having been born on July 26, 1974, in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Owen shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Carson Lueders, Ferran The Fashion King, DerekTrendz, Elizabeth Gillies, Bad Kid Mykel, and many more.
Gary Owen Family
Who are Gary Owen’s Parents?
He was born to Gary Owens (Father) and Barb Randall (Mother).
Does Gary Owen have Siblings?
He has six siblings by the name, of Kyle Soto Randall, Dallas Edward Randall, Kayla Owens, Michelle Truss, Emma Owens, and Ashley Muska.
Gary Owens Education
He received his education at Talawanda High School.
Gary Owens’s Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible. However, he was previously married to Kenya Duke, they married in 2003, but in late March 2021, Duke filed for divorce.
Gary Owens Kids
He and her ex-wife Kenya have two kids. A son by the name of Austin Owen and a daughter by the name of Kennedy Owen. Also, he has a kid from Kenya’s previous relationship, a son by the name of Emilio Owen.
Gary Owen Career
Before his successful career in stand-up comedy, he served in the U.S. Navy for six years as a Master-at-Arms and was in the Presidential Honor Guard. After a year doing stand-up comedy, he was named “Funniest Servicemen in America”. He then continued to do stand-up comedy in San Diego and developed a large African-American fan base. Moreover, he went on to win the “Funniest Black Comedian in San Diego” contest.
This led him to his first gig at The Comedy Store in Hollywood. In July 1997, he auditioned for BET’s Comic View. He then won his own one-hour Grandstand show after making two appearances on the multicultural comedy showcase. At the end of the season, he was selected from the year’s four “Grandstanders” to be the host. This made him the only white man to have ever hosted Comic View. In April 2011, Ebony dubbed Owen “Black America’s Favorite White Comic”. Moreover, he has produced two stand-up DVDs: Breakin’ Out The Park.
And was one of the headliners on Martin Lawrence Presents: 1st Amendment Stand-Up on Starz. Also, he has starred in the Screen Gems comedy Think Like a Man – based on Steve Harvey’s book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man – with Kevin Hart and Gabrielle Union. In addition to stand-up comedy, he has appeared in films such as Rebound, College, Daddy Day Care, and Hillbilly Highway, and had a recurring role on Tyler Perry’s TBS show House of Payne as Zack.
Next, he appeared as Larry in the comedy “Meet the Blacks”. And has a TV show on BET called The Gary Owen Show. Furthermore, he released the comedy specials, Gary Owen: True Story (2012) and Gary Owen: I Agree with Myself (2015), both directed by Leslie Small. As well as Gary Owen: #DinWhatIDo (2019) directed by Brian Volk-Weiss.
Gary Owens Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 2inches (1.90m) and a weight of 86kg (189lbs).
Gary Owens’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $500,000 and a net worth of $3 million.