David Adkins (Sinbad) is a comedian who achieved a nice bucket of popularity through his The Sinbad Show and A Different World in the era of 1980s and 1990s. The ex-serving officer at the United States Air Force, earned a name there for himself as an occasional comedian. After leaving the Air Force of the United States, he went on to carry his comedy acts as a new profession. In the mid of 1980’s, his career suddenly boosted up when he appeared in Star Search. This resulted into a number of new roles offering for himself in like The Redd Foxx etc.
His financial right now is very confusing and disturbing. He has almost $11 Million in assets and only $131 Thousand as his debts. He owes about $30,000 to the Bank of America, almost $375 Thousand to American Express, an amount of $8.3 Million to IRS and $2.3 Million to the American state of California.
Jingle all the Way was his first ever appearance as an actor in a film which also consisted mostly of his comedian talks. Before all this, he wanted to be a basketball player, he proved to be a good player in that sport and at last got a permanent position to play basketball for the University of Denver. He ended up leaving his studies after being selected for Air Force. Before turning into a good stand-up comedian, he was fighting his survival due to financial crises and mostly end up sleeping in his car. All this changed with the passage of time as he became popular.
I personally believe that he is a very good example of being a military person having no popularity and financial problems. It is a very bad perception that military people become rich as they join any kind of military field. Sinbad struggled a lot throughout his life and is still struggling but he never lost hope and confidence to change everything one day.