Richest Comedians Sinbad Net Worth.

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David Adkins, better known by his stage name Sinbad, is an American comic and performer with an estimated net worth of -$10.77 million. Sinbad is 6’5 and weighs 240 pounds. While assigned to the 38th Air Refueling Wing at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas Adkins frequently performed standup in the base’s ability competitions.

After purposely going AWOL repeatedly, Adkins was successfully dispatched in the military for parking his car in the incorrect place. Adkins set his sights on getting into show business as a comic. Adkins respected Sinbad the Sailor and made a decision to make use of the stage name “Sinbad”. Sinbad appeared on Star Search and won his round against comic Dennis Miller. Sinbad was subsequently immediately cast in the short lived sitcom The Redd Foxx Show.

In 1987 Sinbad got his big break when he was cast as Trainer Walter Oakes on The Cosby Show spinoff show A Different World. He’s also starred in movies like Necessary Roughness, Houseguest, First Kid, Jingle All the Way, and Good Burger.

In 2009 the state of California put Sinbad in its top ten list of its own worst tax debtors. Sinbad is now $10.77 million in the hole and according to insolvency records $8 million of it’s due to back taxes. It’s been reported that on February 5, 2010 the comic put up his 2.5 acre hilltop house for sale to help ease his financial problems.

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