Actor and stand-up comedian Gary Owen is a popular face from successful movies like Ride Along and Think Like a Man. He is also known for his personal comedy shows called Gary Owen: True Story and Gary Owen: I Agree With Myself.
Gary Owen Bio, Age
The actor and comedian were born on July 26, 1974, in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. Not much is known about his education and qualifications, but sources say that he developed an interest in comedy since his childhood and grew up to be a comedian.
He started his career with stand-up comedy, and after many years in the business he landed the title of “Funniest Serviceman in America”, and as his fan base of African-Americans grew, he later won the title of “Funniest Black Comedian in San Diego”. With these two titles under his belt, he earned a spot as a stand-up comedian on the BET comedy show Comic View as host, and he made history as the first white man to host the show. The comedian was also recognized by Ebony as “Black America’s Favorite White Comic” in April 2011, and as his fame grew, he was prompted to produce stand-up comedies called “Breakin’ Out The Park” and “Urban Legend,” which have since become popular. It is also said that he was one of the main actors in the television series “Martin Lawrence Presents” by the popular black comedian Martin Lawrence: Stand-Up to the 1st Amendment to Starz. Gary also has his own television show on the BET channel called The Gary Owen Show.
As an actor, Owen starred alongside actor and comedian Kevin Hart in the hit comedy Think Like a Man, based on the book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey. He also starred in the films Rebound, Hillbilly Highway, and Daddy Day Care and was given a recurring role as Zach in Tyler Perry’s show House of Payne, which aired on TBS. He appeared in the popular African-American comedy Meet the Blacks 2016, in which he was cast as Larry.
Gary Owen Family: Brother
The father of the actor and comedian is said to be Gary Owens and his mother Barb Randall. He has six siblings, two of whom are named as brothers and four as sisters: Dallas Edward Randall, Kyle Soto Randall, Emma Owens, Kayla Owens, Michelle Truss, who is half black, and Ashley Muska. His family was not very wealthy when he grew up, so he is said to have spent his early childhood with them in a trailer park.
However, the misfortune struck Gary already in May 2015 when he lost his brother Dallas Randall due to an overdose of heroin.
Wife & Kids
Gary Owen may be white, but he definitely has a weakness for blacks, which the comedian and actor even confirmed that runs in his family, and on July 19, 2003, he made the alliance with Kenya Due, a beautiful black lady from Oakland. Before marrying Owen, Kenya was married before, but it ended in divorce, although she has a son for the ex-husband named Emilio.
Apart from being married, the Kenyan Duke Owen is also a successful businesswoman who owns a company called Premier Sports and Corporate Travel, which is a thriving travel management company. The Kenyan company is involved in a wide range of activities, including making travel plans for professional and college sports teams, managing travel plans and music trips, organizing travel logistics for independent film and television productions, and catering for all types of trips for athletes and entertainers. Owen even jokes about his wife’s busy schedule and the success she manages efficiently in addition to family responsibilities as scary for him.
In short, the couple enjoys a blissful life with their adorable children Austin Owen, Kennedy Owen, and Emilio Owen, and there are no signs of complications that could endanger their relationship.
What Is Gary Owen’s Height?
The talented comedian and actor have an average physique, which is said to fit his current age and height. He is six feet tall and weighs approximately 86 kg.
Sources say that Gary Owen currently has a net worth of $3 million, which is an accumulated income and wealth he has earned through his career as a stand-up comedian and actor.