Deon Cole Confronts Gay Rumors; Family Insight, Wife-Like Figure
- Date of Birth Jan 09, 1972
- Age 51 Years, 10 Months
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Profession Actor, Comedian
- Career 1998–present
- Relationship Status Single(2019)
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Dating/Affair No
- Gay No
- Salary $55,624 Per Year (Approx.
- Net Worth $500 Thousand Dollars
- Ethnicity/Race African-American
- College Philander Smith College
- Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 10 Inches (178 cm)
- Weight N/A
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Black
- Son/s 1
American actor and comedian Deon Cole lived life on his own terms. With constant gay rumors surrounding him, he gave a solid answer revealing his sexuality. Adding to that, he adopted a son and made everyone curious whether he had married or was raising the kid all by himself!
The Chicago-native is an American actor, comedian, and comedy writer who rose to fame as an award-winning writer for The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010), and subsequently Conan (2010–present). He’s also famous on the comedy series Black-ish, where he played the character Charlie-a role he had written.
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As of 2018, Dean is currently engaged on American television series, Angie Tribeca.
Dean Cole's Short Bio: Family, Height
Born on 9 January 1972, in Chicago, where he grew up as well, Dean, age 46, is a very humble and funny person. He has an adopted son named Dylan, who is the center of his universe.
He stands tall with the height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78m).
Although his upbringing has been kept veiled, it is known that he loves his mother very much whereas his father doesn’t seem to get mentioned much at all.
Find Out Dean Cole's Net Worth & Career: Conan, Movies, & More
From a successful career as a comedian, Dean Cole has garnished a net worth of $500 thousand.
He began performing stand-up in the Chicago area, writing comedy for television in 1993, working on "Comic Justice." Subsequently, he went on to write for shows such as Def Comedy Jam, The Funny Spot, and 1st Amendment Stand Up.
After writing, Cole also debuted as an actor on projects including, Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Mash Up, and The League.
However, he is very grateful to legendary American host Conan O’Brien who gave him the opportunity to write and act on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and Conan.
For his contributions on Conan as a member of the writing team, he received two Emmy nominations.
Aside from that, he has also performed stand-up on such shows as, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show and Lopez Tonight.
He is featuring in his series on TBS called Deon Cole's Black Box (2018).
Dean Cole On Gay Rumors: You’ve Made It When Someone Calls You Gay
Low-key yet famous--that is the recipe when it comes to gay rumors. That, and posting ‘gay’ pictures of himself on Twitter, according to a random user--where he apparently posed as a gay man.
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In an interview with AVCLUB back in 2016, he clarified about his sexuality and gracefully thanked the rumor mill for acclaiming him as gay. He stated,
I heard that I was gay before, and I was like “Really?” And then I started thinking: You haven’t really made it unless somebody says you’re gay. And I was like, “hm.” [Laughs.] “I’m not gay, but thanks for the rumor!”
However, Cole is as straight as an arrow.
Who is Dean Cole’s Wife? Dylan’s Mother A Candidate?
For people who think that a man needs to find the love of his life to start a family, Dean cole argues otherwise as he opted to adopt a son instead.
His son, Dylan, is a great dancer, continually showcasing him through his Twitter page as he admires how proud he is of him. From birthdays to graduations, he never forgets to acknowledge how important his son is to him.
Proud Dad: Dean Cole celebrates his adorable son's birthday on 15 September 2015 (Photo: Dean Cole's Twitter)
With that being said, although it seems like Cole has had it handled pretty well all by himself, that is not the case. Dylan’s mother, Tameeka, plays a huge part in raising him. Some might argue that she is the closest thing to a wife Dean has. But that’s just people praising Tameeka.
The interesting question is that whether he is married or not; whether he has a wife in secrecy he doesn’t want the world to know.
As of 2018, Dean is reportedly single. If he has a wife and will have a wife, only he can be able to elaborate on this curious mystery!