D.L. Hughley is an American actor, stand-up comedian, radio host, and author who has a net worth of $10 million
He is perhaps best known as the original host of BET's "ComicView" in the early '90s. D.L. is one of the members of The Original Kings of Comedy, along with Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, and Bernie Mac.
D.L. Hughley, aka Darryl Lynn Hughley, was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on March 6, 1963. He is the son of Audrey and Charles Hughley, a Delta Air Lines maintenance worker
The family only lived in Portsmouth for two months after D.L. was born before they moved to California.
He grew up in South Central, Los Angeles, where he had a troubled time as a teenager when he became a member of street gang The Bloods.
He was expelled from San Pedro High School, but turned his back on gang life and got his GED. He then started working for The Los Angeles Times.
Hughley started off as host of a BET stand-up comedy show, "ComicView", in 1992. He hosted the show until 1993 and gained popularity there.
He got his own show in 1998 which he starred in, as well as wrote and produced, called "The Hughleys."