Amber Tamblyn vs David Cross Net Worth and Their Love Story Despite Their Big Age Difference

David Cross and his significant other, Amber Tamblyn, have been active in the entertainment industry for many decades. As a result, their diverse works have ensured that both are financially buoyant. While David pursued interests in comedy, acting, and directing, Amber has attained widespread fame for her endeavors as an actress, author, and poet. She came to the limelight through her role of Emily Quartermaine in the soap opera General Hospital. She has since then gone ahead to add numerous TV roles, film roles, and theatre gigs to her resume.

David, who is best recognized for his performances in Mr. Show and Arrested Development, was in his forties when he met the love of his life who was in her twenties. The huge age gap between the pair caused an uproar in the media which has since subsided as the love between the couple has endured for many years, prevailing over any obstacle. Hence, both have achieved a flourishing and long-standing relationship in addition to their thriving Hollywood careers. Check out who amongst the two has a bigger fortune.

David Cross is Worth $12 Million While Amber Tamblyn’s Net Worth is $3 Million

A popular stand-up comedian, David Cross has not only made a name for himself in the comedic world but has also left an impressive mark in the film industry, mostly for his voice acting talent. Over the years, he has lent his voice to mega-hit animated films such as Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), the Alvin and the Chipmunks film series (2007-2011), and the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008-2016). No wonder, he sits on an estimated net worth of $12 million.

Tamblyn, on the other hand, is worth $3 million thanks to her extensive acting credits and other side works. Hence, the combined net worth of David Cross and Amber Tamblyn is $15 million.

Cross Made His Wealth From His Plethora of Careers

David Cross saw incredible success in his comedy career in the 2000s when he began releasing comedy albums. He has thus far released a total of five, of which some have landed him Grammy Award nominations for Best Comedy Album. He dropped his first comedy album, Shut Up You Fucking Baby! in the year 2002, followed by It’s No Funny (2004), Bigger and Blackerer (2010), Making America Great Again/…America… Great… (2016), and Oh, Come On (2019). His 2003 tour film titled Let America Laugh was ranked 85th on the list of the 100 greatest stand-ups of all time by Comedy Central.

Moving to the film industry, Cross rose to prominence as the writer of the sketch comedy series, The Ben Stiller Show, which bagged him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series in 1993. He then made his film acting debut in Destiny Turns on the Radio in 1995 before featuring alongside Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in Men in Black two years later. The movie was a commercial success as it grossed $589.4 million on a budget of $90 million. The versatile actor further reprised his role of Newton in the sequel, Men in Black II (2002), which was also a box office hit, grossing $441.8 million on a budget of $140 million.

In 2006, David Cross played a major role in Freak Show before moving on to create, write, star, and equally serve as the executive producer of the black comedy TV series, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2010-2016). He additionally worked as the writer and director of the comedy-drama film, Hits in 2014, and as the executive producer of the documentary, The Wolfpack Project (2015). Other highlights of his acting career include I’m Not There (2007), Modern Family (2011-2012), It’s a Disaster (2012), Obvious Child (2014), Goliath (2018-2019), The Post (2017), and The Dark Divide (2020).

For providing the voice of Marine in the 2004 video game, Halo 2, David Cross won the G-Phoria Award for Best Voice Male Performance. He also lent his voice in other video games such as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004), Curious George (2006), Grand Theft Auto Online (2020). As an author, Cross published his first book “I Drink for a Reason” in 2009, followed by the second, “Hollywood Said No!” in 2013.

Amber Has Featured in a Slew of Movies and TV Series

David Cross’s elegant-looking wife, Amber Tamblyn, has made her presence felt in the film industry with her outstanding performances in multiple TV series and movies. As a result, she has gathered more than 40 acting credits to her name. She started acting on the stage at the age of ten as she took part in school plays, famously once portraying Pippi Longstocking. She later landed a role in General Hospital in 1995 and played Emily Quartermaine for six years on the show. In the same 1995, she made her first feature film appearance in Live Nude Girls.

Later in 2002, Amber Tamblyn played Katie Embry in the box office hit, The Ring which grossed $249.4 million on a budget of $48 million. She further played the lead role in Joan of Arcadia from 2003 to 2005, appearing in 45 episodes of the TV series. She eventually gained international recognition in 2005 when she portrayed Tibby Rollins in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. The movie, which also starred America Ferrera, Blake Lively, and Alexis Bledel, performed moderately in theatres, earning $42 million in ticket sales on a budget of $25 million.

After reprising her role of Tibby Rollins in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), Tamblyn subsequently had more movie role offers. She was featured in Beyond Reasonable Doubt (2009), 127 Hours (2010), Django Unchained (2012), Growing Up and Other Lies (2014), Girlfriend’s Day (2017), and Nostalgia (2018). More so, she served as the co-writer and director of Paint It Black in 2016.

Other than acting, the actress has done some writing. She released her first book of poems titled “Free Stallion” in 2005. Her second collection of poems, “Bang Ditto” was published in 2009, followed by the third collection titled “Dark Sparkler” in 2014. As an author, Amber Tamblyn released her first publication in 2018, a novel entitled “Any Man”. She released her second book, a memoir and feminist manifesto titled “Era of Ignition” the next year. Throughout her career, she has won two YoungStar Awards, one Saturn Award, and one Locarno International Film Festival Award.

The Famous Couple Have Been Married For Over 8 Years

Amber Tamblyn and David Cross
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David Cross and Amber Tamblyn first met on a flight going from Houston to Louisiana. Following heavy staring from the Nostalgia actress who is an ardent fan of the comedian, the two decided to change seats in order to sit close to each other. At that moment, Cross and Amber realized that they had something special that would definitely lead to a romantic relationship. David Cross initially hesitated in initiating a romantic affair with the poet because of their big age difference of 19 years. The pair would, however, later become an item, dating for four years before getting engaged in August 2011.

A year later, precisely, on October 6th, 2012, David Cross and Amber Tamblyn exchanged marital vows in the presence of family and friends when they were 48 and 29 years old, respectively. They later expanded their family with the arrival of a baby girl named Marlow Alice in February 2017.

The Age Gap Between Amber Tamblyn and David Cross is Nineteen Years

David Cross, who is nineteen years Tamblyn’s senior, arrived into the world in Roswell, Georgia on April 4th, 1964. He is the son of Barry and Susi Cross. The famed comedian graduated from Northside High School of Performing Arts in the year 1982. Amber Tamblyn, on the other hand, attended Santa Monica Alternative School House. She was born in Santa Monica, California on May 14th, 1983. Her parents are Russ Tamblyn and Bonnie Murray. She comes from a family of entertainers as her father works as a dancer, actor, and singer while her mother is a singer and artist.

Quick Comparison Between Amber Tamblyn and David Cross

Amber Tamblyn David Cross
Age  40 60
Height 5 feet 6.92 inches (1.7 m) 5 feet 8.11 inches (1.73 m)
Nationality American American
Net Worth $3 million $12 million
Notable Appearances
  • General Hospital (1995-2001) – Emily Quartermaine
  • Joan of Arcadia (2003-2005) – Joan Girardi
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) – Tibby Rollins
  • Arrested Development (2003-2019) – Dr. Tobias Fünte
  • Freak Show (2006) – Various roles
  • Kung Fu Panda (2008-2016) – Crane
Nicknames Amber Tamblyn David Cross
No. of Acting Credits 40+ 120+
Highest-grossing Film Django Unchained (2012) – Grossed $425.4 million Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) – Grossed $665.7 million
Total Album(s) Released 5
Chioma Uchenwoke
Chioma Uchenwoke
Apart from content writing in the area of entertainment, personal finance and celebrity net worth, Chioma’s main interests are movies, football, music and books. She has been writing professionally for about 2 years in these fields


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