The critically acclaimed television show, The Eric Andre Show, was created by the host, a popular American television personality, comedian and actor – Eric Andre. The show was launched as a result of his love for Space Ghost Coast to Coast, an American adult animated parody talk show. The comedian has previously appeared in several commercial gigs and stand-up comedy which afforded him the opportunity to fund the show in his own way.
With the money he had saved up, the rising star was able to afford a demo reel, pay little rent on an abandoned warehouse located in Brooklyn and took off by filming the show himself in order to save cost. With little or nothing in his pocket, the emerging star built The Eric Andre Show to its present glory.
Eric Andre has also appeared in several other films and TV series including The Big Bang Theory, 2 Broke Girls, Man Seeking Woman, The Invention of Lying, Should’ve Been Romeo, Lucas Bros Moving Co, Rough Night and a host of others.
The actor has made his name as one of the go-to comedians when the unfiltered truth is required. And as we all know, becoming a recognizable name in comedy takes a lot of hard work and dedication.
Eric Andre: Bio, Age
Eric Samuel Andre was born in Boca Raton, Florida on the 4th of April 1983. Eric’s owes his educational qualification to Dreyfoos School of the Arts located in West Palm Beach, Florida where he graduated from in 2001 and Berklee College of Music Massachusetts where he received his bachelor’s degree in double bass performance in 2015.
The actor has been active since 2009 till present; and his genres range from dark comedy, surreal comedy, cringe comedy, improvisational comedy to anti-humour comedy. His show, The Eric Andre Show, is a mix of his out of the box sense of humour and a parody of public access talk shows. The show airs on the late-night programming block, Adult Swim, of Cartoon network. The show, which is popular for featuring celebrity interviews, pranks, sketches and shock humour, has garnered amazing viewership.
Eric Andre appeared on Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23, a popular short-lived ABC comedy series as Mark. He was also a guest star on the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls which ran for 6 seasons. From 2015 to 2017, he had a part in the FXX comedy series titled Man Seeking Woman and will appear in the forthcoming Netflix animated show Disenchantment as the voice actor for Luci.
Parents & Family
Not much is known about the television personality’s immediate family except that he has a Jewish-American mother and Haitian father who works as a psychiatrist. His ethnicity is a mixture of Afro-Haitian and Ashkenazi ancestry.
According to the hilarious comedian, he jokes that his father has a close resemblance to Arthur Ashe, while his mother’s looks can be likened to that of Howard Stern. It is known, however, that he has an elder sister called Amy Andre.
Eric Andre: Girlfriend, Wife, Is He Gay?
The love life of the comedian has continued to elude the public although tidbits of information keep leaking out. Between 2012 and 2014, Eric was rumoured to be dating Tatyana Ali, an American actress, although this rumour was never confirmed. His next potential relationship was in 2015 with Amber Rose, who is known to have previously dated Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West. However, Eric states that he blew his chance with her.
The comedian’s latest relationship is with the gorgeous American actress, Rosario Dawson. The duo started their love affair in 2016, but it has been rumoured that their relationship has hit the rocks in 2017, although this particular rumour is yet to be confirmed.
On his own part, the actor and comedian has never been married neither has he fathered any kids. Based on his past relationships, Eric Andre is confirmed to be a straight man.
Height & Weight
Eric Andre can be described as a man of slim build with a weight of 77 kg or 170 lbs. He is a tall man and stands at a height of 6 feet or 1.83 m.
His other body measurements are currently unavailable which also applies to his diet plan and work out routine. But it can be expected that the comedian does put in an effort to stay in shape.