Drew belongs to the Republican Party but also supports the Libertarian Party.
Drew has one son, Connor.
Drew announced the end of his four-year engagement to Nicole Jaracz in January 2012.
In 2011, Drew was inducted into the celebrity-wing section of the WWE Hall of Fame.
Drew Carey lost 80 pounds in 2010 by September, and even lost his type-2 diabetes.
In 2007, when he became the host of the game show Power of 10, he started living in New York City and Los Angeles part time.
Drew threw out the first pitch of a Cleveland Indians game on August 13, 2006. The team was hosting a promotion that night, handing out Drew Carey bobbleheads to fans.
Drew was slated to star in numerous videos for the Reason Foundation.
Drew Carey is an active supporter of gun rights and medical marijuana legalization.
Drew developed an interest and hobby in sports photography, specifically, soccer after the show he hosted, Whose Line Is It Anyway?ended in 2006.
Drew Carey was chosen to host the 2002 White House Correspondents Dinner.
In April 1986, Drew won a competition at the Cleveland Comedy Club. Following his performance, he began working as their regular emcee.
Drew wrote comedy bits for morning radio DJ and childhood friend David Lawrence in 1986.
In the 1980's, Drew saved money by taking on odd jobs and serving as a waiter at a local restaurant.
Drew was expelled from Kent State University twice before he eventually dropped out during his junior year to pursue a stand-up comedy career.
Drew become an avid board game player in college.
Drew attended Rhodes High School in Cleveland, Ohio.
In high school, Drew was a trumpet and coronet player in the marching band.
After his father died, Drew spent most days after school as a kid entertaining himself with humor books and recordings of comedians and cartoons.
Drew was the youngest of three brothers.
He kept his signature stylebuzz-cut hair after his time in the Marine Corps Reserves.
Drew battled depression as a young adult.
In March 2008, Carey became the first US game show host to award a one million dollar cash prize on three separate game shows. The first occurred on Pepsi's Play for a Billion, which aired in September 2003. The second incident happened on the premiere episode of The Power of 10 in August 2007, while the third was won on a primetime episode of The Price is Right, March 2008.
He received an honorary Ph.D. from Cleveland State University in 2000.
He received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, 21 February 2003.
He is a member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity.
His hand was injured on the set of The Price is Right when his hand got jammed in one of the turntable walls.
He competed in the World Wrestling Federation's 30-man "Royal Rumble" battle royal match on January 21, 2001.
He filed $600,000 breach of contract suit against A&W restaurant chain when they refused to pay for commercials after an episode of his TV series featured competitor McDonalds on January 8, 1999.
He played in his high school marching band.
He is the host of the two biggest-money games in television history. In 2003, he hosted Pepsi Play for a Billion. In 2007, he became the host of Power of 10.
He introduced the Cleveland Browns on their first game of the 1999 season.
Drew is engaged to Nicole Jaracz, a recent graduate of culinary school. It will be the first marriage for both. They were engaged on October 9th, 2007, and they have not yet set a date for the wedding.
Drew will host a new game show for CBS in August 2007 called The Power Of 10.
His favorite soccer team is the Glasgow Rangers.
He had open heart surgery in 1997.
Carey played on the World Poker Tour in the Hollywood Home games for The Cleveland Public Library charity.
On May 2, 2000, in a celebrity edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, he selected the Ohio Library Foundation to receive his $500,000 winnings.
Carey made a cameo appearance in the computer game The Sims, but only in the House Party expansion pack.
Carey is a Cleveland Browns, Indians and US Soccer fan.
In 2005 he was doing improv. tours with other members of Whose Line is it Anyway? and other friends.
Was the first celebrity to enter WWE's Pay-Per-View Royal Rumble. He eliminated himself when the seven footer Kane (Glen Jacobs) came out. This became one of WWE's greatest moments in sport's entertainment history.
He is a member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity.
His trade mark is "Buddy Holly" style glasses.
Councilman Sean Brennan of Carey's hometown (Parma, Ohio) has commended Carey for placing Parma (a Cleveland suburb) on the world stage.
On February 21, 2003, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In both 2000 and 2001, Drew won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Television Performer for his work in The Drew Carey Show.
Carey received an honorary Ph.D. degree from Cleveland State University in 2000.
Drew's character on The Drew Carey Show continues to wear glasses, even though in real life Drew had laser eye surgery to correct his vision and no longer needs glasses.
The Crew Cut Drew has now came from his time as a marine reservist.
Drew has the same birthday as Barbara Barrie.
He is a season ticket holder for the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Drew was born on the same day as Mitch Albom, a writer.
Drew was ranked 84th on Comedy Central on the 100 Greatest Standups Of All Time.
Drew is friends with Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie.
Drew is related to Jim Carey, another comedian.
Drew made Drew Carey's Green Screen Show.
He makes about $750,000 per episode for The Drew Carey Show.
He was a taxi passenger in Coneheads.
Drew was roasted by the New York Friars' club in October 2002.
Drew says he got into soccer playing FIFA and read Soccer for Dummies, so he could become a "true fan".
Drew Carey is a fan of soccer.
Drew considers the writings of Dr. Wayne W. Dyer a major influence in his life.
Drew Carey is a wrestling fan.
Drew Carey is 5' 10" in height.
He bought his childhood home with his first paycheck from The Drew Carey Show.
Drew Carey's name is mentioned in the song Ohio (Come Back To Texas) by Bowling For Soup.
Drew is a self-professed "computer geek" because of his love of video games and the internet.
Drew Carey was born at 7:00pm-EDT.
Drew was Stan Horner in the 1995 movie, Freaky Friday.
Drew voiced Crank in the movie, Robots.
Drew was nominated for a Golden Satellite Award in 1998 for The Drew Carey Show. He won the award in 1999.
Drew filed $600,000 breach of contract suit against A&W restaurant chain when they refused to pay for commercials after an episode of his TV series featured competitor McDonalds on January 8, 1999.
He has done TV commercials for Chevy Venture, DIRECTV, Disney, and Frito-Lay.
Drew has hosted HBO's Mr. Vegas All-Night Party in 1997, the 1997 CableACE awards, and the 1998 American Music Awards.
Drew's first book, Dirty Jokes and Beer: Stories of the Unrefined, was published in 1997 and spent 3 months on the bestsellers list.
Drew was in the US Marine Corps.
He appears in "Weird Al" Yankovic's music video It's All About the Pentiums.
Drew attended Kent State University.
He says he was molested at age nine, but doesn't like to talk about the incident.
His father died when Carey was 8, and has attempted suicide twice.
Drew: It sucks being fat, you know.
Drew: You know that look women get when they want sex? Me neither.
Drew: What also helps our show is that we never take ourselves seriously.
Drew: I wanted to do a show based on what my life would be like if I had never become a comedian.
Drew: (When asked if he enjoys being famous)
Sometimes I like it, sometimes I don't. I've always been a people watcher. I like to go to malls and just sit, and I can't do that very easily anymore.
Drew: You're going to be contestants on a dating type show, hoping to be picked by Chip... and aren't we all?
Drew: Cow? Cow? COW! I think I hear a cow.
Drew: The Great Circle of Crap Is Complete.
Drew: As far as exercising goes...watch for my next book, How I died while Jogging.
Drew: They say that exercise and proper diet are the keys to a longer life, Oh well.
Drew: Welcome back to Whose Line is it Anyway?, the show where everything's made up and the points don't matter. That's right, the points don't matter, just like tasteful shoes to Ryan Stiles. The points don't mean a thing. I'm sorry, was that applause? I couldn't hear it over Ryan's shoes..
Drew: Five thousand points a piece and, hey, kids, if you're at home watching this with your parents, just pretend you didn't understand that last one.
Drew: Who ever thought that the world-famous Captain Obvious was really mild-mannered Colin Mochrie?
Drew: Hey, to recap the scores, people keeping track at home, Brad: who knows, Wayne: who cares, Colin: I forgot, Ryan: minus 73.
Drew: Colin, I'm kidding around, buddy, I'm just joking around, Colin, it was just a joke. Very sorry. I love Canada, it's the greatest place in the whole wide world. If you never saw the show before--you'll probably never see it again in Canada--what happens is, these four talented people, including the one extra-talented one from Canada, are going to come up here, and they're going to improvise scenes for you based on suggestions from the audience and what's written on these cards, they've never seen what's on these cards before. They're going to make up everything off the top of their head, it's really fun.
Drew: Hello. And welcome to Whose Line is it Anyway?, the show where everything's made up and the points don't matter. The points here are kind of like Canada.
Drew: Thousand points for everybody! Usually a thousand, but for you, nine ninety-nine! Nine ninety-nine! I'm giving the points away, only nine ninety-nine! I'm craaaazy!
Drew: A thousand points for everybody. Of course, I have to
subtract five hundred points for Ryan because he forgot to kick a photographer.
Drew: And for you kids watching at home, remember, the less homework you do and the closer you sit to the TV, the more points you get.
Drew Carey: Like I said, all comedy is based on exaggeration, big or small, whatever you can get away with.
Drew Carey: Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody and they meet at the bar.
Drew Carey:Hollywood people are filled with guilt:liberal guilt, money guilt. They feel bad that they're so rich, they feel they don't work that much for all that money-and they don't for the amount of money they make.
Drew: Weirdo. Weirdo. Underachiever. Weirdo. Weirdo.