David Hyde Pierce Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Nick Name Pierce
Real Name David Hyde Pierce
Profession Actor. Director
Known for Playing psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the NBC sitcom Frasier, for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series during the show's run
Nationality American
Age 62 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth April 3, 1959
Birthplace Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Hobbies Listening Music
Zodiac Sign Aries

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.76 m)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Body Type Slim

Obsessive-compulsive psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane of the ABC’s psychological clash Fraiser, American actor/comedian David Hyde Pierce is an identified homosexual. He identified himself as gay in the year 2007.

Prior to 2007, he didn’t deny the gay rumors nor did he accept them. Then, some people even used to believe that he has a secret girlfriend or wife.

Now, he is married to television, writer and producer Brian Hargrove. David’s married boyfriend turned husband in the year 2008 after dating for about 26 years. They have been very supportive of each other, and it seems like they will never get a divorce.

Although David has no children or kids, he is a godparent of Finn Leeves- son of his Frasier co-star Jane Leeves.

At the age of 55 now, he is regarded as one of the established actors in the country, thanks to his roles in reputed movies like Sleepless in Seattle, Nixon, Down With Love, and Hellboy, and in celebrated TV shows such as The Powers That Be, Frasers and The Good Wife.

Moreover, he has accumulated some memorable Broadway moments as well in his long career. In fact, he started his official acting career with a Broadway debut in Christopher Durang’s Beyond Therapy.

Neatly, he pulled off the difficult role of Niles in Fraiser. Many people who have watched the show Frasier find the role of Niles endearing.

Nevertheless, David has amazed everyone with his massive acting talents. Time and again, he has proved that he is a master of expressions and emotions.

In Fraiser, he mastered the difficult role of Niles and people loved him. Matter of fact, Niles wasn’t the perfect human being that one expected him to be nor was David an actor. But, David knew to choose the right roles for him.

Impressively, David has acted in diverse roles in his career. Throughout his career, he has showcased different sides of human psychology to the audience. Not surprisingly, he has a high net worth of around 30 million US dollars.

Now moving on to his body orientation, he is a tall man with a height of 5 feet and 9.5 inches. Moreover, he always has had a slender body.

One can view his Fraiser shirtless pictures via Google Picture Search online.

Born to a family comprising of an actor father and insurance agent mother, David wanted to act since his childhood. After completing his graduation from Yale, he decided to move to New York City. At this point in time, he has already gained experience in acting in university productions.

After moving to New York City, he took a diverse range of jobs from selling ties to the security guard. He did so to keep his acting dreams alive as well as to support his education at Micheal Howards Studio. Now, as of 2015, he is an established movie, and award-winning theatre and television actor.

For Fraser, he has won several awards including Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, Television Critics Association, and Viewers for Quality Television, and plenty of nominations.

Nevertheless, he also knows to play piano, his university-born interest, and organ, his childhood hobby.

And, about the Family Guy rumors, he has never voiced Stewie or appeared on Family Guy.

Another wiki on his professional and personal life can be accessed via Wikipedia and IMDB’s biography on him.

Plus, his fans can connect with him via social networking sites like Twitter, and Facebook. However, he has no Instagram account.

David Hyde Pierce was born in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States . David Hyde Pierce is Actor. Director by profession, find out mroe facts, education, weight, and more.


School Name Saratoga Springs High School
Collage / Uni Yale university


Salary US$ 15K Per Episode
Net Worth USD $40 million (approx)


Father George Hyde Pierce
Mother Laura Marie Hughes
Mirtial Status Married

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Favorite Colour Green