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Sinbad’s Net Worth in 2024 – How Sinbad Maintains His Worth?

Sinbad’s Net Worth in 2024: $4 million

Full NameDavid Adkins
Famous Name Sinbad
Birth Place Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
Birthday10 November 1956
Age 67 years (as of 2024)
Sun SignScorpio
Occupation Comedian, Actor
Net Worth in 2024$4 million
Wife  Meredith Fuller (m. 2002)
Children 2
SonRoyce Beckly Adkins 
DaughterPaige Adkins
Info UpdatedJune 2024

Who is Sinbad? Know Everything about Sinbad

Sinbad is a 67-year-old American stand-up comedian, actor, talk show host, screenwriter, and film producer. He is well known for appearing in Bill Cosby’s The Cosby Show and its spin-off A Different World from 1987 to 1991.

As of 2024, Sinbad’s net worth is $4 million. However, he filed for bankruptcy in 2013, declaring $11 million in debts.

Sinbad started his career by making an appearance on Star Search. Later, he got cast on The Redd Foxx Show as Byron Lightfoot.

In 1993, he got a chance to air his show on Fox, “The Sinbad Show”.

In addition, David acted in several television shows and films including, “Houseguest” (1995), “First Kid” (1996), “Good Burger” (1997), and “Stompin” (2007).

From 1989 to 1991, he also hosted an American variety show, “It’s Showtime at the Apollo”. In 2017, David did a voice-over job for the Disney Junior animated series The Lion Guard as Uroho the baboon.

Currently, Sinbad is recovering from a stroke.

Know-How much is Sinbad’s Net Worth & Salary

Sinbad’s Net Worth:
$4 Million

As of 2024, the American comedian’s net worth is pegged at $4 million.

He has accumulated all his wealth working as a comedian in the entertainment industry.

Aside from being a comedian, David also made money from film and television appearances. Unfortunately, he filed for bankruptcy in May 2013, claiming $10.99 million in debt.

In November 2020, Sinbad suffered from a stroke. Fortunately, he is still in demand as a traveling comedian apart from his illness.

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How Does Sinbad’s Net Worth Reach $4 Million in 2024?

Let us discuss how did Sinbad become a millionaire?

After leaving the military, Sinbad participated in the American television show Star Search. He made it to the finals but lost to John Kassir in the end.

Later, David played the role of Byron Lightfoot on The Redd Foxx Show in 1986. In the same year, he appeared on The Cosby Show.

What is Sinbad’s Net Worth in 2024 and How Does he Make His Money?
Sinbad’s Net Worth

In 1987, he did a spin-off of The Cosby Show named A Different World from 1988 to 1991. The show brought him fame and popularity in the entertainment world.

As a result of his appearance on the show, Sinbad’s net worth increased.

Being in the spotlight, David aired his show, The Sinbad Show, on the Fox network. The show got canceled in April 1994.

He still earned a nomination for the 1995 Kid’s Choice Award.

Moreover, David performed in several stand-up comedy specials for HBO named Sinbad: Brain-Damaged and Sinbad-Afros and Bellbottoms.

His other shows include Sinbad-Son of a Preacher Man and Sinbad- Nothin’ but the Funk.

In 1998, he received the NAACP Image Award for performance in Sinbad’s Summer Jam III: 70’s Soul Music Festival.

Sinbad as an Actor

As a host, Sinbad hosted the show “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” from 1989 to 1991. He also appeared in the comedy film Houseguest alongside Phil Hartman.

The film grossed over $26 million, making him a Hollywood star. His other notable film works include First Kid, Jingle All the Way, Good Burger, and Planes.

In 2017, Sinbad voiced the character Uroho in the Disney animated television series The Lion Guard. He also starred in Lil Rel Howery’s created sitcom Rel in 2018.

In 2020, Sinbad suffered from a stroke and presently is recovering from the illness.

Sinbad’s Financial Issues

Besides having a successful career as a comedian, Sinbad filed for bankruptcy in 2013. He battled with the IRS over several tax issues.

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He claimed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy having $131 thousand in assets and $10.99 million in debt.

According to the report, Sinbad owed $8.3 million to the IRS, $2.3 million to California, $30,000 to Bank of America, and $375,000 to American Express.

David’s monthly income was around $16,000 during that time, still owing a 2010 Lincoln Navigator and 2007 BMW 750.

As a result, Sinbad’s financial situation got deteriorated.

Sinbad Age & Birthday

Sinbad was born on 10th November 1956 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, named David Adkins. According to his date of birth, Sinbad is 67 years old.

He was born to Louise and Donald Beckley Adkins of Irish descent.

David grew up with his five siblings named Donna, Dorothea, Mark, Michael, and Donald.

While attending college, David joined the United States Air Force as a boom operator on KC-135 Stratotankers. He later got assigned to the 384th Air Refueling Wing at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas.

David continued with his passion as a comedian by performing and participating in the Air Force’s Talent Contest in 1981. During this time, he also acted out and went AWOL.

Eventually, he got dismissed with a dishonorable discharge for his misbehavior. According to him, he got discharged for parking his car in the wrong position.


David Adkins attended Benton Harbor High School and graduated in 1974. He later joined the University of Denver in Colorado to continue his education from 1974 to 1978.

While attending college, David earned a basketball scholarship to the University of Denver, but a knee injury ruined his athletic career.

Sinbad’s Wife & Kids

Who is Sinbad's wife?
Sinbad’s wife Meredith Fuller

Sinbad got married to Meredith Fuller in 1985. He has two children from Meredith named Royce Beckly Adkins and Paige Adkins.

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In 1992, he divorced but later remarried the same person in 2002. In mid-November 2020, David suffered from a stroke.

Presently, he is recovering and is fit.

Sinbad‘s Height, Weight and Physical Stats

Do you want to know the physical appearance, height, and weight of Sinbad? Have a look below:

Height6 feet 4 inches or 1.94 m
Weight85 Kg
Hair ColorBald
Eye ColorBlack
Shoe Size11 US

How tall is Sinbad?

Sinbad is 6 feet 4 inches (1.94 m) tall and his weight is listed as 85 kg. He is bald while his eye color is black.

Sinbad exercises for 7 days a week. He works out from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

He does cardio (like elliptical, swimming, running, stair climbing, etc.), boxing, burpees, sit-ups, and weight training.

Social Media Profiles

He is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

He has more than 237.9K followers on his Twitter profile (@sinbadbad), and more than 244k followers on his Instagram account (@sinbadbad) as of 1 Jan 2024.




Sinbad is a Michigan-born comedian and actor. He got famous for starring in The Cosby Show and its spin-off in the 1990s.

In the mid-90s, Sinbad made several appearances in films like Jingle All the Way, Houseguest, Coneheads, and Planes. Besides being successful, he battled with tax issues and filed for bankruptcy in 2013.

In November 2020, David got a stroke. He never lost hope and is currently in recovery. He is still the most successful traveling comedian in demand.

As of June 2024, David Adkins estimated net worth is $4 million.

People also Love to Know

When did Sinbad get married?

Sinbad married Meredith Adkins (producer) in 2002.

Where was Sinbad born?

Sinbad was born on 10 November 1956, in Benton Harbor,  Michigan, United States.

What’s Sinbad worth in 2024?

The net worth of Sinbad in 2024 is estimated at $4 million.

How old is Sinbad?

According to his birthdate on 10 November 1956, Sinbad’s age is 67 years as of 2024.

What is Sinbad’s real name?

Sinbad’s real name or birth name is David Adkins.

How tall is Sinbad?

Sinbad’s height is usually listed at around 6′ feet 4 inches or 194 cm.

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