Deon Cole Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Dec 13, 2023 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
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About Deon Cole

Deon Cole, an American comedian, actor, and screenwriter was born in January and has appeared on shows such as 'Angie Tribeca,' 'Grown-ish,' and ‘Black-ish.’
His Netflix episodes are incredibly successful, and he has a large fan following worldwide. He has performed, written, produced, and directed, in addition to getting the title of comic born with absolute сharisma.
Deon Cole is a fifty-year-old American comedian born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 9, 1972. Deon went to Arkansas Philander Smith College following graduation. His sun sign is Capricorn, and his nationality is American. After delivering a standup act on 'The Tonight Show' featuring Conan O'Brien, Deon Cole was recruited as a comedy writer and started his TV comedy profession.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Deon Cole's net worth?

The net worth of Deon Cole is currently estimated to be around $800,000. Along with it, he also operates a production house. All of his wealth was acquired through performing, working, and writing behind the scenes in various ways and films that he has previously done and intends to do in the future.

How much does Deon Cole earn per year?

Deon Cole's annual income is believed to be $100,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Deon Cole?

Deon Cole stands at 5 ft 8 in (178) tall.

How old is Deon Cole?

Deon Cole is fifty years old, born on January 9, 1972.

Childhood And Education

Deon Cole was born in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, United States. There is significantly less known about his childhood and parents.
There is no information about Deon Cole's elementary school, but he did attend the Thornridge High School and graduated from Philander Smith College with a degree in acting. He began his stand-up comedy profession at a club on the outskirts of Chicago. Dion Cole tried giving his all in all he did from high school, which has helped him have a great job in the future.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Deon Cole dating?

Deon Cole's relationship status is unknown. However, he is most likely unmarried and has never been engaged. Dylan Cole is the name of Deon Cole's kid. Tameeka is Dylan's mother; however, it's unclear whether Tameeka and Deon Cole are still in a relationship.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Deon Cole is a well-known comedian, screenwriter, and actor in the United States. Affion Crockett, and  Steve Harvey, two of his comedic friends, are frequently compared to him. He also hosts and writes 'The Tonight Show' starring Conan and Nick Cannon. His fame as a comic originates from 'John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show' when he rose to prominence as a stand-up performer.
'Pimps Up,' 'Nick Cannon Presents Short Circuits,' 'Ho's Down,' 'Deon Cole's Black Box,' 'Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N' Out,' 'Black-ish,' 'Kipo Grown-ish,' 'Angie Tribeca,' 'The Age of Wonderbeasts', and others are some of his well-known shows. Because of a previous engagement with another show, Deon Cole had to leave ‘Black-ish.’
Deon Cole had the chance to appear in Conan O'Brien's 'Legally Prohibited from Being Funny for TV Tour' in 2010. As a result, he received two Primetime Emmy nominations. Since the beginning of his career, he has played minor parts in movies such as 'Barbershop,' 'The Evil One,' 'Barbershop 2: Back In Business', and 'A Get2Gether' (2005), and 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' (2016). From 2016 until 2018, Cole had the opportunity to participate in 'Angie Tribeca.' In 2013, he presented his own program, 'Deon Cole's Black Box.' 
Cole formed his production business, Coled Blooded, and developed 'Deon Cole's Black Box,' a sketch comedy series. TBS aired it for the first time on June 10, 2013; however, it was canceled on October 25, 2013. Cole later appeared in 'Benched,' 'The Standups,' 'Black-ish,' 'Grown-ish,' 'Face Value,' 'All About The Washingtons', and 'The Age Of Wonderbeasts,' among other shows.
He also assisted on 'HeadShop' and 'Action #1' in post-production. In addition, Cole presented 'Face Value' on BET in 2017. In 2019, Deon Cole's unique comedy program 'Deon Cole: Cole Hearted' was published on Netflix. In addition, Cole was nominated for a Doris Award for his 'To Tell The Truth' performance.
Cole rose to prominence as a staff member of 'The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien' from 2009 to 2010 and as a writer for the show 'Conan.' Deon Cole worked on 'The Tonight Show' as a scriptwriter. He's also appeared on 'John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show,' 'Lopez Tonight,' and 'Mash-Up.'

Charity Work

Cole appeared on 'Comic Aide Haiti' in February 2010, a comedy show that raised money for survivors of the earthquake In Haiti.

What awards has Deon Cole won?

Cole has received two Primetime Emmy nominations for Exemplary Writing for a Variety, Comedy Show, or Music, one for 'The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien'  in 2010 and the other for 'Conan'  in 2011. Cole was also selected for three Writers Guild of America Awards for the latter.
He is widely recognized for his part in the comedy 'Black-ish' (2014–present), by which he received two NAACP Image Award nominations and two SAG Award nominations. Cole was the second panelist to win the Doris Award when he participated in 'To Tell The Truth' on June 25, 2020.

Other Interesting Deon Cole Facts And Trivia

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Deon Cole Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Deon Cole

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178 cm

Eye Color

Dark brown

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Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter


Arkansas Philander Smith College

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Charleen Cole

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Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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