Lawrence Gene David is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and television producer

He and Jerry Seinfeld created the television sitcom Seinfeld, on which David was head writer and executive producer for the first seven seasons.

He and Jerry Seinfeld created the television sitcom Seinfeld, on which David was head writer and executive producer for the first seven seasons.

Through these two shows, Larry has been producing a successful comedy show continuously since 1989.

Larry earned the majority of his net worth thanks to his ownership stake in the backend syndication royalties generated by "Seinfeld." By the time the show was sold into syndication, Larry and co-creator Jerry Seinfeld each owned 15% of the show's backend equity

In 1989 Larry teamed up with Jerry Seinfeld to create a pilot for NBC which was originally titled "The Seinfeld Chronicles." The name was eventually shortened to "Seinfeld." Larry was the co-creator and executive producer of "Seinfeld."

The show was on the air from 1989 to 1998 with 180 episodes. Larry wrote 62 episodes of "Seinfeld," including the iconic episode "The Contest."

David's work on the show won him two Primetime Emmy Awards in 1993, for Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Comedy Series for "The Contest." Seinfeld is one of the most successful shows in television history, reaching the top of "TV Guide's" list of the 50 greatest TV shows of all time. "Entertainment Weekly" ranked it the third-best TV show of all time.