Drew Carey

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Cleveland, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/23/1958, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; producer; TV host
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Drew Carey Fast Facts:
  • Moved to Las Vegas, via Greyhound bus, when he was 19 with just a backpack stuffed with personal belongings.
  • Worked there as a bank teller, and as a waiter at Denny's and the Hilton Hotel.
  • Joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 1980 and stayed in the service for six years.
  • Made an appearance on Star Search in 1987.
  • Received an honorary doctorate from Cleveland State University in 2000.
  • Had surgery to correct his poor vision, but kept wearing his trademark glasses because he found audiences didn't recognize him.
  • Took over hosting duties on The Price Is Right in 2007.
  • Works as a press photographer for the U.S. National soccer team.
  • Drew Carey Relationships:
  • Nicole Jaracz - Ex-fiancée
  • Roger Carey - Brother
  • Beulah Carey - Mother
  • Lewis Carey - Father
  • Neal Carey - Brother
  • Drew Carey Awards:
  • 2001 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male TV Performer - Winner
  • 2000 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male TV Performer - Winner
  • 1996 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Kent State University, Kent, OH

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