David Crane Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Nov, 2019
Facts of David Crane
Date of Birth: 1957 , August-13
Age: 64 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name David Crane
Father Gene Crane
Mother Joan Crane
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity White
Profession Writer & Producer
Working For TV show
Net Worth $400 million
Married Jeffrey Klarik
Married to Jeffrey Klarik
Education Memorial High School
Awards Primetime Emmy Award
TV Show Everything's Relative, Dream On, Family Album, The Class, Episodes
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Born and raised in West New York, New Jersey, David Crane is an American writer and producer. He is famously known for his award-winning work on the American adult-themed situation comedy series Dream On. Besides Crane is famously known as one of the creators of television sitcom Friends.

A Brandeis University Graduate

David was born on August 13, 1957, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States to a Jewish family. He is American by nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Crane's father, Gene Crane was an actor who made his appearances in Rock III, Friends, and ABC Afterschool Special. His father died on August 26, 2019. His mother is Joan Crane.

Talking about his educational background, David Crane attended Harriton High Shcool in Rosemont, Pennsylvania and later received a bachelor's degree from the prestigious Brandeis University.

Openly Gay-In a Relationship With Jeffrey Klarik

David Crane is openly gay. He is currently in a romantic relationship with his longtime partner, Jeffrey Klarik who is also a writer and producer.

David with his partner, Jeffrey SOURCE: Emmys.com

The lovebirds have together worked in an American sitcom series Mad About You which was aired on NBC from September 23, 1993, to May 24, 1999. They haven't revealed more about their relationship.

Debuted From An Episode Of Everything's Relative 

In 1987, Crane made his debut on the American sitcom series Everything's Relative starring Jason Alexander, John Bolger, and Gina HechtLater in 1990, he produced an adult-themed sitcom series Dream which later won Primetime Emmy Award.

David Crane made his way to prominence when he started working as the creator and executive producer of the hit sitcom of the '90s, Friends. He was the creator, writer as well as executive producer for all 10 seasons, 236 episodes fo the show.

The multiple award-winning show is one of the major sources of David Crane's income. He is still making money from the series as the royalty.

His other workds include The Powers That Be, Family Album, and Veronica's Closet. In 2004, David worked in an American sitcom television series Joey alongside Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Coolidge, and Andrea Anders

In 2006, the Crane worked as a creator and executive producer for 19 episodes and writer for 6 episodes of a sitcom The Class.

In 2011, he created an American-British television comedy series Episodes which won Golden Globes for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series.

How Much Net Worth Does David Crane Have?

According to some tabloids, American writer and producer, Crane enjoys the net worth of $400 million as of now. He gathered his fortune from his profession as a producer and writer.

David has been working in the entertainment industry for over a decade. From his works, he certainly has amassed millions of dollars. More specifically, his involvement in the hit sitcom, Friends for 10 long seasons has definitely added millions to his wealth.

According to The Richest, David Crane receives a massive $20 million as the annual revenue of Friends. Crane gets the money as the creator, writer, and executive producer of the show.

David Crane and his partner owned a Penthouse in Los Angeles, which he bought for $12 million in 2010. Six years later he bought the house, the couple listed the house for sale in 2016 for a whopping $29.9 million.

Crane and his partner have spent years making their house that is spread at an area of 5,300 square feet. The house features two bedrooms and three terraces overlooking the city.