David Sedaris is an American comedian, author and radio personality with a net worth of eight million dollars. Born in Binghamton, New York, throughout 1956, David Sedaris was raised away from Raleigh, North Carolina, and attended Western Carolina Faculty and Kent State Faculty before graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the late' 80s. Ira Glass found Sedaris while Sedaris was reading through the diary of his in a club in Chicago and invited him to join Glass' radio show, "The Wild Room". A few years later, he made the NPR debut of his in 1992, reading "SantaLand Diaries" on "Morning Edition". The performance was praised by "The New York Times" as well as soon, Sedaris was recording month bits for NPR. He landed a two book publishing deal. The first book of his, "Barrel Fever", was posted in 1994 as a collection of stories. Shortly afterwards, he was consistently appearing on Glass' NPR show "This American Life" and producing for "The New Yorker". The next publication of his, "Me Talk Pretty One Day", is globally recognized and the winner of the 2001 Thurber Prize for American Humor. The third work of his, "Dress The Family of yours in Denim" and Corduroy, became a number one "New York Times" non fiction bestseller in 2004, and was nominated for a Grammy Award for the sound edition. In 2010, he was featured on BBC Radio four in a four part segment called "Meet David Sedaris". As of 2013, 9 books have been published by him and created a handful of plays with the sister of his. He and the longtime partner of his, Hugh Hamrick, live in West Sussex, England.
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