David A. Arnold Biography – David A. Arnold Wiki
David A. Arnold was an American stand-up comedian, sitcom writer, producer, and actor. He was best known for headlining two Netflix comedy specials, titled “David A. Arnold: Fat Ballerina” and “It Ain’t For The Weak.”
David A. Arnold was a fixture in the L.A. comedy scene, from his time as a host of Chocolate Sundaes to his appearances on Comedy Central and BET. Arnold has written and produced TV shows including “Fuller House” on Netflix and “Bigger” on BET+.
Arnold secured two Netflix stand-up specials, with his first one being in 2019, titled “David A. Arnold: Fat Ballerina.” His second Netflix special, titled “It Ain’t For The Weak,” was released in July 2022, and was produced by Kevin Hart’s production company Hartbeat. The July special was filmed at the Hanna Theatre in Arnold’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.
Arnold was also the creator, showrunner and executive producer of the hit Nickelodeon buddy comedy series “That Girl Lay Lay,” starring teen hip-hop artist Alaya High and Gabrielle Nevaeh Green.
The series, produced through Will Packer Media, premiered in September 2021 before streaming on Netflix, where it became one of the 10 most-watched shows on the platform, and was renewed for Season 2 in January. The second season premiered in July.
David A. Arnold Age
He was born David Anthony Arnold on March 15, 1968 in Cleveland, Ohio. He passed away on September 7, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. He was 54 years old.
David A. Arnold Parents
His stepfather, Bobby Massey, is one of the founding members of The O’Jays and his mother, Barbara Arnold-Massey, worked as the group’s road manger.
David A. Arnold Wife
Who is David A. Arnold married to? He was married to Julie L. Harkness.
David A. Arnold Family
David A. Arnold is survived by his wife Julie L. Harkness and his two daughters, Anna-Grace and Ashlyn.
David A. Arnold Death
Comedian David A. Arnold died on September 7, 2022, at the age of 54, his family confirmed to the LA Times.
“It is with great sadness that we confirm the untimely passing of our husband, father, brother and friend, David A. Arnold,” David A. Arnold’s family said in a statement to the Times. “David passed away peacefully today in his home and doctors have ruled the cause of death due to natural causes. Please keep our family in prayer and respect our privacy at this time as we are all shocked and devastated by this loss.”
“Our closely knit comedy community mourns the loss of one of the greatest to ever do it,” his friend and fellow comedian Chris Spencer told The Times. “He was admired by his peers, respected by other veterans, and revered by the burgeoning comedians that he mentored. He will be deeply missed, especially by his comedy fraternity.”
David A. Arnold Cause of Death
The statement did not specify a cause of death beyond “natural causes.”
David A. Arnold Net Worth
David A. Arnold’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
David A. Arnold Height
How tall was David A. Arnold? The comedian was 6 feet 2 inches (1.87m) tall.
David A. Arnold Ethnicity
David A. Arnold was of African-American ethnicity.
David A. Arnold Instagram
David A. Arnold’s Instagram is @thedavidaarnold.