American-born actor Erik Griffin is well recognized stand-up comedian and is known for his performance in the Workaholics (2011). He is also recognized for his role in the American comedy-drama movie First Girl I Loved (2016) and is the winner of Northern Lights Comedy Contest.
His work as a stand-comedian has accumulated a lot of attention and garnered him a lot of fan followings; however, his fans do not know much about his personal life other than the fact that he is hilarious.
A Glance On Erik’s Bio, Career, Net Worth, And Family Life
American native Bianna, age 42, celebrates his birthday every March 12. He was born in Los Angeles, California to parents Sandra M. (Beckford) Crough and David F. Griffin. His father is American and has European ancestry.
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Erik, who stands at the tall height of 6’4’’ tall, used to work in a normal job for nearly a decade. However, later in 2013, he decided to quit his job and decided to pursue his passion for comedy and performing.
The decision paid off, and he got the opportunity to play the character of Montez Walker on the Comedy Central series, Workaholics.
Erik first gained national exposure after performing in the ALMA nominated Payaso Comedy Slam on SHOWTIME and COMEDY CENTRAL networks.
Moreover, he made his appearance in the episodes like Live At Gotham, NBC’s Last Comic Driving and Comics Unleashed. After his recognizable character on Workaholics, he worked on several TV series like Blunt Talk, One Day At A Time, You’re the Worst and Harvey Breaks.
In 2017, he appeared in Showtime’s dark comedy series; I’m Dying Up Here.
Erik has earned a good amount of net worth, although the exact figures remain confined, from his prolific career as he had starred in various TV series as well as worked on the main screen in the movie First Girl I Love that made him a quite well-known personality.
Erik’s Personal Life: Is He Married Or Dating Someone?
Erik Griffin is quite secretive when it comes to his personal life. He never talks openly about his private life in media, so it remains unclear as to if he shares a husband-wife relationship or remains single.
But that's the story from his side only. Actually, he is dating an American model, Rachel Sklar. The pair's relationship became public after the pair shared a Valentine Post on 15 February 2018.
As per, Rachel's Instagram story, the duo first met on Instagram and became friends after it came down to their DM.
Erik Griffin and Rachel Sklar during Rachel's birthday posted on 5 February 2018 (Photo: Rachel Sklar's Instgram)
Moreover, on 3 March 2018, Rachel Sklar shared a picture of the couple and quoted Erik as her "boyfriend." On 10 May 2018 also, Rachel shared a post on Instagram asking her fans to watch Erik’s new show and even mentioned: “My boyfriend is the best.”
Well, with the social posts, it is clear that Erik is relishing his love life with his young partner.
Back on 4 January 2013, one of his fans tweeted a post where he mentioned that Erik Griffin is gay which raised some eyebrows questioning Erik's sexuality but judging by the current actions, it's apparent that that was just mere speculation.
Three Fun Facts About Erik Griffin
1. Avoids Disclosing His Race
One of the unique facts of Erik’s comedy is that he tends to avoid telling his race to his audiences. He prefers keeping his race a secret as he knows his fans will start forming an assumption about people when they know the details. By not telling his race, Erik is free to make any type of joke he wants.
2. Came Back To Comedy After A Long Break
Erin took a long break from comedy and worked in a normal job for nearly a decade. But after some year, he decided to come back and perform again. He believed that by working in the real world, he developed a better sense of how to connect with people and form relationships.
3. Hates performing on college campuses
Erik does not like to perform on college campuses as he believes college students are often so easily offended that comedians find their sets ruined if they make any joke that is contrary to the students’ opinions.