David E. Kelley Wiki
David Edward Kelley (born April 4, 1956) is a television writer, producer, and former attorney best known for his work on Doogie Howser, M.D., Picket Fences, Chicago Hope, The Practice, Ally McBeal, Boston Public, Boston Legal, Harry’s Law, Goliath, Big Little Lies, Mr. Mercedes, Big Sky, and Nine Perfect Strangers, as well as several films. Kelley is one of the few screenwriters whose work has appeared on all four major commercial U.S. television networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC), as well as the cable giant HBO.
|Name||David Edward Kelley|
|Date of Birth||April 4, 1956|
|Net worth||$250 million|
David E. Kelley Background
Kelley was born in Waterville, Maine, and grew up in Belmont, Massachusetts, where she attended Belmont Hill School. His father, Jack Kelley, is a member of the US Ice Hockey Hall of Fame.
David E. Kelley Education
Kelley earned a bachelor’s degree in politics from Princeton University in 1979. He then attended Boston University Law School, where he earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in 1983 before joining a Boston law firm.
David E. Kelley Career
David Edward Kelley began work on From the Hip (1987), a feature film that explored the ethics of a young lawyer and was moderately successful at the box office.
Kelley left L.A. Law at the end of the 1991-1992 season to launch Picket Fences in 1992. The small-town drama was a popular and critical success, earning the Emmy Award for outstanding drama series twice (1993, 1994).
Kelley returned to legal drama in 2016 with his first online streaming show, Amazon’s Goliath (ending 2021).
David E. Kelley Wife
David E. Kelley is married to actress Michelle Pfeiffer. Kelley was set up on a blind date with actress Michelle Pfeiffer in January 1993; the following week, he took her to see Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and they began dating seriously.
Pfeiffer had begun private adoption proceedings before meeting Kelley. Claudia Rose, her newborn daughter, was adopted in March 1993. They married on November 13, 1993, and Claudia was born on the same day. Pfeiffer gave birth to a son, John Henry, in August 1994.
David E. Kelley Net worth
David E. Kelley has an estimated net worth of $250 million. He has experience spanning decades on script writing and television/movie production.