There are many famous American actors and actresses who made their presence felt strongly because of their natural skills and talents as comedian. The list is quite big and Jason Sudeikis is one such name which perhaps needs mention. He was born on September 18, 1975 and within a span of 42 years he has achieved quite a bit of success not only as a comedian but also as a screenwriter and an actor. He was born in Fairfax, Virginia.
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During childhood he moved to Overland Park, Kansas and he would like to describe this as his hometown. He had a reasonably good upbringing. His father was vice-president of an organization taking care of business development. His mother was a travel agent and his maternal uncle George Wendt was also an actor. Sudeikis was born with a condition known as anosmia which deprived him of any sense of smell and taste.
As far as his personal life is concerned, he first married Kay Cannon in 2004 and got divorced from her in 2010. He again got married to Olivia Wilde in 2011 and they still continue to stay married.
How His Career Began
He began in career in the year 2003. His first break came with his being selected to play a role in improv comedy. Further he also was hired as a sketch writer and also became a cast member from 2005 to 2013. His success could be attributed to his strong presence in TV and he has quite a few successful TV shows in his successful and eventful career. He began his career with Saturday Night Live in the small screen in 2003 and this went on till 2013.
He did several roles and has taken part in 174 episodes and has done various roles in this long running serial. Since then it has been an upward swing for him and he has acted in 15 titles in the small screen. The Cleveland Show is perhaps the most noteworthy of them all and he has acted in 88 episodes. His other serial worth mention is The Last Man On Earth in which he acted in the role of Mike Miller and the there were thirteen episodes to it. As of now he is doing an interesting role in Detroiters and he also incidentally is the executive producer of this title where he is doing the role of Carter Grant.
His net worth is around $10 million.
His Journey In The Big Screen
The success or otherwise of any actor and comedian is judged by his ability to make it significantly big in the big screen. It would not be wrong to mention that Jason Sudeikis has had a reasonably successful career as far as his big screen achievements are concerned. Hence it would be interesting to have a look at the same so that his biography is complete in all respects. He made his debut in the year 2007 as far as the big screen was concerned.
His first movie was The Ten where he did the role of Tony Contiella. It was a memorable performance and since then he has acted in a number of big screen movies. He has acted in 27 movies during the period 2007 to 2017 averaging almost three movies per year which certainly is great. Many of his movies have been well received and have been big hits. It also would be pertinent to mention here that he also has signed up for two more movies the release date of which are to be announced.
Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020