Comedian Rodney Carrington's Family: Divorced With Wife in 2012, Where Is He Now?
Quick Fact Check
- Date of Birth 1968-10-19
- Age 51 Years 1 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Longview, TX
- Profession Comedian
- Birth Name Rodney Scott Carrington
- Zodiac Sign Libra
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Children/Kids George Carrington, Sam Carrington, Zac Carrington
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Yes (One)
- Ex-Wife Terri Carrington (m.1993–2012)
- Net Worth $6 Million (Estimated)
- Career 1988-present
- College Kilgore College
- Height/ How Tall? 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 Meters)
- Facebook facebook.com/rodneycarrington
- Twitter twitter.com/laughtersgood
- YouTube youtube.com/user/rodneycarrington
- Official Site rodneycarrington.com
Rodney Carrington is a standup comedian as well as a music artist. He’s been making people laugh his whole life. But who would have thought the funny man himself would be in pain?
Rodney Carrington ended his eighteen-year-long marriage in 2013. And what about his children? What was the reason behind his divorce from a once-beloved wife? Let's find out the reason behind his troublesome married life and what is he up to these days all over here.
Goodbye To Romance, Goodbye to Marriage!
Rodney Carrington and Terri Carrington tied the knot in 1993 but ended the relationship of over eighteen years in 2012. Rodney has revealed that he tried to make his marriage work, but it wasn't meant to be. Carrington in a telephone interview with The Free Press on 9th September 2013, said;
“I was married for 18 years and that ends tomorrow (Tuesday) — thank God,” “It’s an official date. I’ve been going through it for two years and it’s gonna be kind of a relief.
Moreover, he added:
“I will tell you this. Once you come out of the cave of divorce, good God is the sun much brighter. Everything in the f— cake is much sweeter and so is the candy . . . life begins.”
Things went out of control as Rodney watched his wife, Terri, live in their big house while he moved out temporarily to a guest house. Rodney also said he didn't speak and had no terms with Terri, but both were still involved for the sake of their kids. The comedian said,
“We split them half the time. I get my boys half the time.”
The former couple has three sons altogether: Sam Carrington, George Carrington, and Zac Carrington.
Rodney Carrington along with his wife, Terri, and their three sons – George (left), Sam and Zach for the Tulsa Walk for PKD on September 10, 2006 (Photo: tulsaworld.com)
Rodney often stated that he wanted their marriage to work and tried his level best to keep his family on a page.
"I was doing really good, and out of the clear blue, she says, 'I'm leaving.' Well if that (relationship) don't work, I don't know what the. ... "
After Terri had left, Rodney realized he had faced many concessions over the years. He felt being "duped" and was unwilling to make concessions in future relationships.
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After the divorce with Rodney Carrington, his wife Terri is possibly single as per reports obtained by various portals.
What's He Up To These Days?
It already has been nearly seven years since his divorce and Rodney has found a new perspective. He has been busy in his career with his tour and musical albums. Carrington said in January 2015 to Amarillo:
“Every bit of comedy comes from something typically horrible or embarrassing or tragic, and once you come through it, there’s something funny,”
He was indeed working with shows at Pennsylvania & New Jersey in October 2015, and at Kansas in November 2015,
Further, he also released his album Laughter’s Good in October 2014.
A busy comedian, his 2019 tour started on 18th April at Pikes Peak Center and will end on 28th December at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort.
More About Rodney Carrington:
Rodney Scott Carrington (born: 19th October 1968) is an American stand-up comedian as well as a singer. He has released eleven comedy albums altogether.
Out of the comedy albums he did, eight of them were with significant record labels. Due to the experience accumulated over the years performing in the business, he ventured out with his record label, Laughter’s Good Records and managed to release three albums via his own company.
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Well, the multi-talented comedian added another feather to his cap when he starred in a self-titled sitcom in 2004. The ABC show ran for two seasons. After working as a TV actor, his interest in acting increased; thus in 2008, he co-wrote and starred in Beer for My Horses. The film was much appreciated and managed to win the Tex Ritter Award from the ACM.
Multifaceted Rodney didn’t slow down; he became an author when he wrote the book, Rodney Carrington, Coming Clean.
Due to all his endeavors, he has accumulated net worth as that of $6 million.