|Who is it?
|Actor, Stand-up comedian, Screenwriter, Presenter
|December 07, 1969
|Patrice O'Neal age
|53 YEARS OLD
|6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Patrice O'Neal, an esteemed actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter, and presenter in the United States, has an estimated net worth of $500 Thousand in 2024. Throughout his career, O'Neal captivated audiences with his unparalleled comedic genius and remarkable acting skills, leaving an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. He delighted fans with his witty humor and insightful perspectives, earning him a devoted following. Despite his unfortunate passing in 2011, his legacy lives on as his work continues to be celebrated and cherished by fans around the globe.
Patrice got his start in comedy while still in his early twenties. He started to make waves after his first appearance on the Apollo Comedy Hour. O'Neal then made an appearance on Showcase at the Apollo and Friday Night Videos. He also became a regular on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central. He made a move to LA in the late 90s, in pursuit of a television and film career. Despite his efforts to break into Hollywood, O'Neal was unsuccessful. O'Neal came back fighting when he moved to New York City in 2002 and became a regular guest on The Opie and Anthony radio show. O'Neal would occasionally step in as the co-host.
By 2006, O'Neal was the host of a relationship advice call-in show called The Black Dr Phil (on XM Satellite Radio). Aired periodically on Saturday nights, the show came to an abrupt end due to the station's budget concerns. The following year, O'Neal started his own internet show called The Patrice O'Neal Show – Coming Soon! Along with the radio presenting, O'Neal did a One Night Special for HBO in 2005 and it was not after that he became the host for VH1's Web Junk 20. After a couple of seasons, O'Neal left the show, expressing that the 'audience was very different from his own.' In October 2011, it was revealed that O'Neal, a life-long diabetic, had suffered a stroke. On November 29th, 2011 Patrice O'Neal died from complications stemming from the stroke he suffered in October. He was 41 years old.