David Crane
David Crane
Celebrated Name: David Crane
Real Name/Full Name: David Crane
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 13 August 1957
Birth Place: West  New  York, New Jersey, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 72 kg
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jeffrey Klarik
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Clancy Klarik, Blaine Crane )
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is David Crane Gay?: Yes
Profession: Television Producer, Screen Writer, investor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $450 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

David Crane is a well-known writer and producer who is best known in the entertainment industry for several years. He is one of the creators who were featured on the television sitcom Friends, alongside his long-time friend Marta Kauffman and some episodes with his partner Jeffrey Klarik. David is also an investor, and he has been the CEO of different companies.

Maybe you know about David Crane very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of David Crane’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Crane was born in West New York, New Jersey. He is the son of Gene Crane, a veteran Philadelphia television personality, and his mother goes by the name of Joan. His family is Jews living in Philadelphia. He enrolled at memorial High School in West New York and graduated at the Brandeis University. David also acquired a law degree from Syracuse University College of Law and an M.A in African studies from Ohio University. David is a lecturer in public policy at Stanford University and president of Govern for California.

Personal Life

David Crane is married to his fiancé Jeffrey Klarik. They have been partners in life and business for over 30 years. They meet at an arranged dinner by their mutual friends, and since them, their love never faded. Their relationship has been flamed to the extent of working together, making two biggest hits in modern network television where they have helped each other in writing these productions.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 13 August 1957, David Crane is 66 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 72 kg.


David began his successful career as a writer in a sitcom series Everything’s Relative in 1987, and later on, he started working in a television show Dream for three consecutive years as a creator, executive producer, producer, and writer. In 1994, he created another popular show Friends, which aired till 2004, and after that, he created the TV series Veronica Closet for three years.

David was the executive producer of the sitcom Jesse for two years.  In 2006 he worked on the Show, The class till 2007. Alongside Jeffrey Klarik, David created the TV show Episode from 2011 to 2017. The hit TV sitcom Friends started in 1994 starring famously known stars like Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer, and it was aired till 2004.

The show had a total of 10 seasons and 236 episodes altogether. He has co-produced an NBC television show Mad About You and created the UPN series in 2002 titled Half & Half, which aired for four seasons. David has also produced other shows, including Veronica’s Closet, Jesse, and Dream On.

He was the CEO of NRG Energy, which he enrolled in 2003, where he engaged in conventional power generation after the acquisition of reliant in competitive retail electricity services. He has pioneered the yield asset class with the IPO of NRG, where he served as chairman and CEO of the company.

David was also a president and a chief executive officer of international power that developed, owned, and operated power plants in fourteen countries that were based in London FTSE 100 Company. He was an active member of several foundations like the U.S Climate Action Partnership for three years and also a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Board member of Vote solar and a B Team leader alongside with Mary Robinson, the Net Zero initiative. David was also a member of the Board of Directors of Dean Kamen’s First robotics competition and of ACWA, which was the leading company in the Middle East. David has also starred on NBC series Frasier where he appeared in the finale

Awards & Achievements

Crane, alongside his wife Klarik, won the people’s choice winning award assembling the sitcom show The Class and also received several NAACP Awards. As an entrepreneur, he was named CEO of the year under the Energy industry by EnergyBiz and Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2010. David was also awarded the corporate Environmental Leadership award by Global Green, Equinox Solar Champion Award, and The C.K Prahalad Award for Global Sustainability Business Leadership in 2015.

Net Worth & Salary of David Crane in 2024

David Crane Net Worth
David Crane Net Worth

As of July 2024, David Crane has an estimated net worth of $450 million. His main income comes from his field as a writer and producer, which he has either stared or appeared. Crane has a successful career, which has contributed to his wealth. He is an investor and strategic advisor to select start-ups and several companies which have engaged in the clean energy sector globally. He is also an entrepreneur by becoming the CEO of several companies, which has made him earn a lot of wealth from his enormous salary.

Regardless of his sexual stand, he has given the people an understanding of the importance of the inclusion of gay rights without limitations. His career is a big success, and he is among the wealthiest people in the world.


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