Who Is Cynthia Carmichael? Mother Of Jerrod Carmichael

by Manisha Fri Jan 13 2023 Updated On Fri Jan 13 2023

Cynthia Carmichael is the mother of actor, stand-up comedian, filmmaker, and writer Jerrod Carmichael. She is married to Joe Carmichael

Jerrod Revealed His Sexual Orientation In 2020

In 2022, Jerrod hinted that he was in a relationship with a guy but didn't reveal anything about his romantic life. 

He came out as gay in a comedy show in an HBO special where he shared that he felt like a liar as he was hiding the secret from his parents and friends. 

At that point, he said it would be better to die than confront the truth in front of everyone. 

He shared he felt trapped inside, which affected his day-to-day life. He recalled that he was drowning in that lie. 

In that show, he even revealed that he hooked up with many dudes in the past which he revealed in his 2019 special home video. 

Cynthia Carmichael's son, Jerrod Carmichael.
Cynthia Carmichael's son, Jerrod Carmichael. Source: NBC News


Her son Jerrod is 34 years old.  

Net Worth

Her son Jerrod's net worth is estimated to be $4 million. He has earned this fortune from his career as a professional stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. 

Jerrod Addressed About Racism In 2023 Golden Globes 

Jerrod hosted the 2023 Golden Globes

In his opening monologue, he said he got a chance to host the show because he was a Black Guy. 

He didn't hold back and roasted the Hollywood Foreign Press association in his speech. 

He said the organization didn’t have a single black man until George Floyd died. 

He used that stage to roast the Hollywood Foreign Association for its lack of diversity. Nevertheless, he ended his speech on a lighter note. 

Jerrod Talked About Hosting The Golden Globes

Jerrod said he was very excited about hosting the 88th Golden Globes. 

He revealed that he got a call on Christmas. He was all alone on Christmas, spending some time on his yacht, and he didn’t want to go home for Christmas as he thought Jesus was the reason behind his mother's homophobia. 

So he was all alone on Christmas. He was bored as he loved working all the time. 

When he got a call about if he would like to host the show, he immediately said yes. He was very excited to host the show and started to work on it. 

Why Didn't Jerrod Reply To Jimmy Kimmel's Email?

In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel live, Jerrod admitted that he owes six emails to him. 

When Jerrod came out as gay in a 2022 HBO special, Jimmy sent his an email as his speech moved him. 

Jimmy wanted to show some love and respect toward him. On the other hand, Jerrod was anxious about how to reply to his email. 

He said he has been drafting replies to his email for three years. He didn’t know how to respond to him as he was overwhelmed by his email, which warmed his heart. 

He added that he read it twice but couldn’t reply. He thought of sending emoji with the heart in it, but that wouldn’t be an appropriate response. So he decided not to reply. 

Jerrod Was Nominated For Two Emmys

Jerrod got nominated for two Emmys in 2022. He said he was angry at himself because he didn’t care about it then. 

He said he didn't remember how he got the news of his nomination. 

When asked if he was excited to attend the show, he said he was unsure about it as he had never liked that kind of thing.

He said it was overwhelming for him. He thinks they had to pretend things and were not sincere. 

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