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Seth Meyers Wiki Biography
Seth Adam Meyers was born on 28 December 1973 in Evanston, Illinois US, of Jewish and Czech-Austrian (father) and Swedish, German and English (mother) descent, and is an actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer and television host. Seth Meyers is probably best known for his job as a writer on NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ and as a host of the ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch ‘Weekend Update’ on NBC.
So just how rich is Seth Meyers? Sources estimate that Seth’s net worth has recently reached $10 million, accumulated during his career in the entertainment industry, since beginning in 2001.
Seth Meyers Net Worth $10 Million
Seth Meyers was actually raised in New Hampshire, where he attended Manchester High School West, but then graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston. Seth Meyers’ brother Josh is also an actor, and although Seth Meyers began his career as an actor in improvisation sketch group Mee-Ow of Northwestern University, later he and his brother Josh Meyers worked with the improvisation group called Preponderate. However, the real accumulation of Seth Meyers’ net worth began in 2004 when he starred in the film ‘See This Movie’ directed by David Rosenthal. Afterwards, he played several roles in short films like ‘Maestro’, ‘Thunder Road’ and ‘The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend’. Moreover, he had some minor roles in the films ‘American Dreamz’ directed by Paul Weitz, ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’ directed by Eric Brevig, ‘Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist’ by Peter Sollett, ‘Spring Breakdown’ by Ryan Shiraki among others.
Despite his career as an actor, the main source of Seth’s net worth is believed to be the ‘Saturday Night Live’ show. He entered the show in 2001, and after four years he was promoted to writing supervisor, and later Seth together with Tina Fey and Andrew Steele developed into co-head writers. The ‘Saturday Night Live’ show was awarded the Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety in 2009, in 2010 and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics in 2011. Every year the ‘Saturday Night Live’ show is nominated for various Awards, which shows that it is loved and evaluated by public and critics, and which also helps the continued growth of Meyers net worth.
Seth Meyers net worth has risen not only for his work in ‘Saturday Night Live’, but from appearing in episodes of the sitcoms ‘Spin City’ created by Gary David Goldberg and Bill Lawrence, and ‘The Mindy Project’ created by Mindy Kaling. He is also the creator, writer, executive producer and voice artist of the animated web comedy ‘The Awesomes’, streamed on Hulu. Besides this, he has hosted the Webby Awards ceremony, 2010 ESPY Awards, and 2011 ESPY Awards. Seth will probably add to his net worth because he is announced as the host of the upcoming 66th Primetime Emmy Awards which will be held on 25 August 2014.
Additionally, Meyers increased his popularity and also net worth after his successful participation in Celebrity Poker Showdown, where he won $100,000 prize, and donated all the money to the Boston-based Jimmy Fund which raises funds to endorse adult and pediatric cancer care and research. Seth Meyers has supported Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns during his two presidential elections.
In his private life, Seth Meyers married human rights lawyer Alexi Ashe in 2013.
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date Of Birth||28 December 1973|
|Place Of Birth||Evanston, Illinois, United States|
|Height||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession||Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Film Producer, Television presenter|
|Education||Northwestern University (1996), Manchester High School West|
|Spouse||Alexi Ashe (m. 2013)|
|Nicknames||Seth Adam Meyers , Los Sucko Grande|
|1||[re Saturday Night Live (1975) audition] They flew me all the way back to New York to meet with Lorne Michaels. I realized later that he was doing a final personality vet. He said, ‘Do you think you can live in New York?’ And I thought, ‘Does anyone blow it at this stage? Does anybody get this far in the process, and then is like, ‘It’s definitely New York? Well, if you guys can’t be flexible on that, I’m not sure if I can be flexible on that.’|
|2||About Madonna: “She’s the reason I asked my parents what the word ‘virgin’ meant. I’ve been fantasizing about her for so long, I feel like she’s entitled to half my earnings” (In Style magazine, Sept/2006).|
|1||Though he’s from New England, his favorite football team is the Pittsburgh Steelers, not the New England Patriots.|
|2||Ashe Olsen Meyers, son with wife Alexi Ashe Meyers, was born on March 27, 2016. He came 2 weeks early. Ashe is his wife’s and Olsen his mother’s maiden name.|
|3||Attended college with friend Naomi Grossman.|
|4||Son of Larry Meyers and Hilary Meyers.|
|5||One of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. [April 2014].|
|6||After a very short engagement, announced in the summer of 2013, Seth married his longtime girlfriend, lawyer Alexi Ashe Meyers, on Martha’s Vineyard, MA, on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1, 2013.|
|7||Seth’s paternal grandfather, Lawrence Meyers, was of Austrian Jewish descent, while Seth’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Marcheck, was from a family of Bohemian (Czech) and Croatian descent. Seth’s mother has Swedish, English, and German ancestry.|
|8||At 40 years old, he’s the oldest person to start hosting NBC’s “Late Night”.|
|9||In 2006, he was promoted to Weekend Update co-anchor on Saturday Night Live (1975) with Amy Poehler.|
|10||Did the introduction for WMUR’s Friday Night Football broadcast on September 24, 2004.|
|11||An avid Boston Red Sox fan, he donated his Celebrity Poker Showdown winnings to the Jimmy Fund, which is a Boston-area charity that specializes in children’s cancer treatment. It has been associated with the Red Sox for over 50 years.|
|12||Promoted to full cast member status of Saturday Night Live (1975) in August 2003 along with Jeff Richards and Will Forte.|
|13||Older brother of Josh Meyers, a cast member of MADtv (1995).|
|14||Eventually, the road took him to Amsterdam, where he was the writer and co-star of a two-person comedy show called “Pick-ups and Hiccups” that he and Jill Benjamin staged five nights a week in a 200-seat theater. With Amsterdam as his home base, he did versions of the show in London and Edinburgh–even Singapore–but it was during a brief run at the Chicago Improv Festival that he caught the eye of a Saturday Night Live (1975) casting director. He was invited to New York for a try-out, then a follow-up, and then he was hired.|
|15||He commutes to Saturday Night Live (1975) by subway from his apartment in the West Village.|
|16||He sees three distinct Windows of Rejection, which refers to the fact that ideas on SNL have three different opportunities to get rejected before being aired.|
|17||His father, Larry Meyers (Lawrence “Larry” Meyers, Jr.), works with GE Trade Finance. His mother, Hilary Meyers (Hilary Claire (née Olson) Meyers), is a legendary teacher of French at McKelvie Middle School in Bedford, New Hampshire; she is known almost universally throughout the town as Madame Meyers.|
|18||After graduating from Manchester West High School in Manchester, New Hampshire, he earned a degree from Northwestern University, then he took his act on the road. He worked with the traveling troupe of a group called Boom Chicago.|