Gary Dourdan Net Worth

May 2, 2023
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Gary Robert Durdin was born on 11 December 1966, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, of African-American, Native American, Scottish, Irish, Jewish and Franco-Haitian ancestry. Gary is an actor and musician, perhaps best known for his portrayal of the character Warrick Brown in the widely popular series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. His popularity from the show and his other exploits have raised his net worth to where it is now.

How rich is Gary Dourdan? As of early-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $500,000, mostly acquired through his success from “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. Less known beside his acting, Gary is also involved in the music scene and has performed and helped produce records. He is also a collector of classic cars, and was featured in an episode of “Street Customs”.


Gary Dourdan Net Worth $500,000


At a young age, Gary’s interests included acting, martial arts and music. He moved to New York City where he worked as a doorman and acted in theatre while performing with various bands in the area. His first role and breakthrough was given to him in the sitcom “A Different World” in which he was cast as Shazza Zulu. In 1996, he appeared in “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” and then a year later in “Alien: Resurrection”. He continued to play parts in several films and television series, including “Thursday”, “Playing God”, “Swift Justice” and “Soul Food”. One of the more notable film roles he had was being cast as Halle Berry’s boyfriend in “Perfect Stranger”.

During the year 2000, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” made its television debut with Dourdan part of the original cast. The series achieved wide success and many started to identify Gary with his role as the analyst Warrick Brown – the character hid gambling problems from his past and used his street knowledge and experiences to help him in his job. In 2008, there was speculation that CBS and Dourdan could not reach a resolution in terms of his contract which resulted in it not being renewed. The season eight finale’ showed Gary getting shot, and the season nine premiere showed him dying in the arms of his friend and colleague Gil Grissom. Regardless, this was a significant contributor to his net worth.

Aside from these notable television appearances, Gary has appeared in music videos with Janet Jackson, Eric B. & Rakim. He’s performed on stage with Macy Gray and Darryl McDaniels (D.M.C.). Past “CSI”, he’s made appearances in other television series like “Glee”, and “Being Mary Jane”. He’s also done some voice acting work.

For his personal life, not much is known about Gary. He was married to Roshumba Williams in 1992 but the marriage only lasted two years. He has two children from two different mothers. Dourdan has been known for a few legal issues in the past, having been arrested for possession of the drugs cocaine, ecstacy and oxycontin. He was arrested in 2011 because of domestic violence and was sentenced to 52 weeks of counselling along with drug counselling. By 2012, he declared bankruptcy due to having a debt of around $1.7 million.

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