Deon Cole is a stand-up comedian, actor, and screenwriter from the United States. He is most known for his performance in the sitcom Black-ish (2014–present), for which he received two NAACP Image Awards and two SAG Awards nominations.

Cole received two Primetime Emmy nominations for co-writing the late-night talk shows The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and Conan. He was also nominated for three Writers Guild of America Awards for the latter.

Personal life

Deon Cole is very secretive when it comes to his personal life. This caused a lot of gay rumors to pop up. Cole killed those rumors with a joke and mentioned that he is not gay. He also thanked the tales and joked a lot about his first girlfriend. Cole is currently not dating anyone. Though his stand-up comedy lines talk a lot about girlfriends, he was never seen with anyone after attracting the limelight. He has never shared why he has been putting off his dating life to the side.

Details about his parents, siblings, and childhood are not known to the media. His biography is a real secret when it comes to personal life. He never shares any intimate details. He is active on social media but, he always shares jokes and funny tweets instead of personal information. None has come up to the media to talk about his personal life. Whenever there is a rumor about him, he immediately talks about it and clarifies the air. Thus, if he has seen someone exciting and starts dating, he would share it without any delay. He once said that comedy is keeping him busy. Thus, it is assumed that he is a workaholic who has no time for romantic affairs.

He was never married or engaged before. He has never been a part of any celebrity relationships. He was never rumored to be dating anyone or having an extramarital affair, and no woman has ever posted any pictures of her with Cole. None of his friends has come up to the media to talk about his personal life. Thus, it is evident that there is significantly less probability of learning about his personal life shortly. His net worth is 500 thousand dollars. He has not talked in detail about salary.


He is one of the writing staff of Conan since 2010. He is also a cast member in Angie Tribeca, a sitcom since 2016. He has appeared in a lot of comedy bits and has received two nominations for Primetime Emmy. He started his career on a bet. One of his friends bet fifty dollars that he could not get up on the stage at a comedy show in Chicago.

He has performed many stand-up comedy shows like Lopez Tonight, Mash Up, and others. He created his own company, Coled Blooded, and produced a sketch comedy show, Deon Cole's Black Box; it was premiered on TBS but was canceled the same year. He was also a part of Black-ish of ABC.

When asked about his career before being a stand-up comedian, he mentioned that he was into a little illegal thing. It is assumed that it was just a joke as there are no charges against him. His past careers are not known to the media. His future career plans are also not shared with the media.

Last Modified: Aug 19, 2021

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