- 1 Who is David Krumholtz?
- 2 How rich is he, as of now? David Krumholtz Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity
- 4 Educational Background and Honorary Degree
- 5 Career Beginnings
- 6 Rise to Fame
- 7 Continued Success
- 8 “Numb3rs” and Other Major Roles
- 9 The early 2010s
- 10 The mid-2010s
- 11 The late 2010s: Recent and Upcoming Projects
- 12 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 13 Personal Life and Cancer Survivor
Who is David Krumholtz?
David Krumholtz was born on 15 May 1978 under the sign of Taurus, in Queens, New York City USA, of Polish and Hungarian descent. He is a 42-year-old actor and producer, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Charlie Eppes in the CBS crime drama series “Numb3rs” (2005-2010), playing Seth Goldstein in the “Harold & Kumar” stoner comedy film trilogy, and featuring as Bernard the Elf in “The Santa Clause” film series.
How rich is he, as of now? David Krumholtz Net Worth
As of mid-2020, David Krumholtz’s net worth is estimated at over $8 million; acquired through his successful involvement in the film industry as a professional actor and producer, who has starred in well over 100 TV and film titles since his career started in the early 1990s.
David Krumholtz1978.05.15is an American actor.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity
David Krumholtz spent his early years in his hometown of New York City. His father, Michael Krumholtz, was a postal worker, while his mother, Judy Krumholtz, worked as a dental assistant. His father is American and his mother is an Hungarian immigrant. He has an elder sister, named Dawn. He was raised in a Jewish family and had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony, but is American by nationality and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnic group. David went to Stephen A. Halsey Junior High School, located in Forest Hills, Queens.
Educational Background and Honorary Degree
Upon matriculation, he enrolled in New York University; however, he dropped out to pursue his career as an actor.
Even though he never graduated, David received an honorary Associate of Arts degree in Mathematics from Lake Tahoe Community College in 2007, to honor his performance as math genius Charlie Eppes in “Numb3rs”.
David Krumholtz started his acting career in 1992, when he accompanied his friends to an open audition for the play “Conversation With My Father”, and won selected for the role of Young Charlie; it ran on Broadway. Shortly afterwards, he made his film debut in the role of Barry Corman in the 1993 comedy “Life With Mikey”, which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination, and was followed in the same year by his portrayal of Joel Glicker in the comedy “Addams Family Values”, and by making his television debut with a guest-starring appearance as Scotty Fisher in the episode “Sweeps” of the NBC police procedural legal drama series “Law & Order”.
Rise to Fame
David came to prominence after landing the role of Bernard the Elf in the 1994 fantasy family comedy-drama film “The Santa Claus”, which he would later reprise in its sequels – “The Santa Claus 2” (2002) and “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (2006). In 1994, he was also cast as David Richardson in the Fox sitcom “Monty”, then in 1997 he played Francis Davenport in Ang Lee’s drama film “The Ice Storm” and featured as Billy Kulchak in the NBC sitcom “Chicago Sons”. Thereafter, David portrayed Bruno Verma in the CBS sitcom “The Closer”, alongside Tom Selleck, and Ben Abromowitz in Tamara Jenkins’ comedy “Slums Of Beverly Hills”, both in 1998.
By the end of the decade, David also starred as Michael Eckman in the 1999 teen romantic comedy film “10 Things I Hate About You”, played Yussel in the 1999 comedy-drama “Liberty Heights”, written and directed by Barry Levinson, and featured as Brian Sellars in the 2000 black comedy “How To Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog”.
Between 2000 and 2001, he was cast as Bob Wexler in the ABC comedy series “The Trouble With Normal”, and later in 2001, David played Ben in the independent romantic comedy “Sidewalks Of New York”, after which he landed his first leading roles in 2002, when he starred as Benny Silman in the made-for-TV film “Big Shot: Confessions Of A Campus Bookie”, and Owen in Brian Burns’ romantic comedy “You Stupid Man”, opposite Mila Jovovich.
In 2003, he featured as Joe in the drama “Kill The Poor”, and was cast as Jeff Fineman in the NBC legal drama series “The Lyon’s Den”. He then portrayed Milt Shaw in the 2004 biographical film “Ray”, next to Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington, and played Max in the 2005 comedy-drama “My Suicidal Sweetheart”, for which he won a Slate Award for Best Actor at the California Independent Film Festival, as well as an Achievement Award for Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking: Acting at Newport Beach Film Festival.
“Numb3rs” and Other Major Roles
In 2005, David joined the main cast of the crime drama series “Numb3rs”, created by Cheryl Heuton and Nicolas Falacci, which premiered on the CBS network on 23 January 2005, portraying math genius Charlie Eppes until it was cancelled on 12 May 2010.
At the same time he also worked on other projects – he played Rex in Bill Guttentag’s 2007 drama “Live!”, next to Eva Mendes, portrayed Schwartzberg in the 2007 comedy “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”, and featured as Spencer in the 2010 made-for-TV comedy film “Tax Man”.
The early 2010s
After landing the role of Kent in the comedy “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”, David played Billy Rose in the NBC historical crime drama series “The Playboy Club”, both in 2011. His next major project came with the role of Joe Goodman in the CBS sitcom “Partners” (2012-2013), which was followed by his portrayals of Andrew in the comedy “The Big Ask” (2013), Mike Kattan in the legal drama “The Judge” (2014), alongside Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, and Myron in the TBS sitcom “Men At Work” (2014).
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— Vulture (@vulture) January 6, 2018
Between 2014 and 2015, David appeared in the role of Josh Mariner in the CBS political drama series “The Good Wife”, after which he played James Dolan in Marc Abraham’s biographical drama “I Saw The Light” and co-created, produced, and featured in the title role in the IFC comedy series “Gigi Does It”, both in 2015. Thereafter, he was cast as Gregory Muchnick in the CBS sitcom “Mom” (2015-2016), after which he did voice overs for the Netflix animated series “All Hail King Julien” (2015-2017), meantime in 2016 providing his voice to Kareem Abdul Lavash in the adult animated comedy “Sausage Party”, and landed the role of Stan in the comedy-thriller “Ghost Team”, directed by Oliver Irving. It was followed by his appearance as Jake in Woody Allen’s 2017 drama “Wonder Wheel”.
The late 2010s: Recent and Upcoming Projects
David was selected to feature as Harvey Wasserman in the HBO drama series “The Deuce” from 2017 to 2019. He was also cast as Rabbi Gil Ableman in the CBS sitcom “Living Biblically” in 2018. Most recently, David played Stroke Adams in the 2019 action crime drama “Crown Vic” alongside Bridget Moynahan, and starred as Monty Levin in the HBO alternate history drama mini-series “The Plot Against America” (2020). It’s also announced that he will appear as David ‘The Producer’ in the upcoming romance “Entree Des Artists” and Adam in the upcoming short comedy-thriller “Class” – both are currently under post-production. He is currently working on the upcoming series “Evel”.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
David Krumholtz has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 7ins(1.70m), while he weighs around 158lbs (72kgs).
Personal Life and Cancer Survivor
David Krumholtz is married to famous actress, producer, and writer Vanessa Almeda Goonan, better known as Vanessa Britting. After dating for some time, they became engaged in July 2008, and the couple eventually tied the knot at a wedding ceremony at The Plaza Hotel in New York City on 22 May 2010. They have two children – Vanessa gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Pemma Mae Krumholtz, in 2014, and two years later they welcomed their second child, a son named Jonas Krumholtz. They currently reside in Los Angeles, California.
David was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2011. After having radioactive iodine treatment, he recover, and in January of the following year, David was pronounced cancer-free.