Seth Meyers is a TV show host with a huge net worth. Check out this piece to know all the facts about this American comedian and political commentator.
About Seth Meyers, The TV Show Host
Seth Meyers is a talented American comedian and TV show host who was born on December 28th, 1973 at Evanston, Illinois. Seth Meyers Father’s name is Laurence Meyers Jr. while his mother’s name is Hilary Claire (née Olson). His elementary education commenced at Edgewood in Okemos and he eventually completed his high school at Manchester High School West situated in New Hampshire. He gained his college degree from Northwestern University in his country home, Evanston. Seth Meyers joined Phi Gamma Delta, a popular fraternity, while he was a college student and he’s still a member to date. Although he has some Jewish blood running in his veins, Seth Meyers doesn’t consider himself a Jew. His paternal grandfather was Jewish and Seth Meyers himself has performed severally in Jewish communities. Seth Meyers, the blue-eyed American comedian, is currently 44 years old and he has enjoyed a fulfilling career thus far. The American political world is not unaware of who Seth Meyers is for he had called out on several political big wigs many times before. He’s known for having and sharing his opinion on political issues.
Seth Meyers’ Career
Seth Meyers is actually many things in one. He’s an actor, a director, writer, TV host, comedian, and political commentator. He began his career with career while still a student at Northwestern University by joining Mee-Ow Show which was an improv sketch group for comedy then. Progressing from there, Seth Meyers further starred in many other comedy shows such as See This Movie and so on. He has equally hosted many awards and meetings some of which include the Webby Awards, ESPY Awards, and Microsoft Company’s Meeting. In fact, it was Seth Meyer who hosted the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. Seth Meyers has featured in at least 12 Films some of which include I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011), New Year’s Eve (2011), Maestro (2004), and Spring Breakdown (2009). He was the Chris Bunce in “I Don’t Know How She Does It” while in “New Year’s Eve,” Seth Meyers played the role of Griffin Bryne. From 2001 to date, Seth Meyers has also starred in at least 17 TV shows some of which are Late Last Night With Seth Meyers (2014 to date), Difficult People (2015), and This Is Us (2016). He’s the host and writer of Late Last Night With Seth Meyers which has been a fantastic show from 2014 to date. From 2013 to 2015, Seth Meyers was the writer in each of those year’s Golden Globe Awards.
Has Seth Meyers Ever Been Nominated Or Won Any Award?
Definitely. Being a prolific person that he is, many of his works have been nominated for several awards from 2008 to date. His own work, Saturday Night Live has won him nothing less than 15 different nominations. In 2009, 2010, and 2016, his show, Saturday Night Live won him the Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety (including talk). Similarly, for the same work, Seth Meyers was crowned the winner of the 2011 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. Seth Meyers has only won the Golden Globe Awards once and that was 75th edition held in the year 2015. He’s equally got his evergreen show Late Last Night With Seth Meyers nominated for several awards too. In all, the total award Seth Meyers has managed to win is put at 5.
What Is Seth Meyers’ Net Worth?
Seth Meyers is no doubt a rich man. He made most of his income from his sterling TV show Late Last Night With Seth Meyers and Saturday Night Live. His estimated net worth according to Celebrity Net Worth is $12 million and judging by his current age and zeal for what he knows how to do best, Seth Meyers may not be done making money yet.
Seth Meyers’ Saturday Night Live
Seth Meyers first joined Saturday Night Live, a TV Show, in 2001. His role then included impersonating certain figures such as Donald Trump, John Kerry, Brian Williams, Sean Penn, Tom Cruise, and a host of others. Some of his frequent characters in this over 250 episodes show include Zach Ricky (the one who hosted Pranksters, the kids’ show), Dan Needler, Boston Powers, and William Fitzpatrick. For the 13 years he spent featuring in Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers worked in different capacities which include Writing Supervisor, Co-head Writer, Head Writer, Co-anchor of Weekend Update, and later on Solo anchor. Seth Meyers quitted SNL on the 1st of February, 2014 after 13 years of eventful featuring.
Seth Meyers And Late Night
Seth Meyers was announced by NBC in May 2013 as the new host of Late Night succeeding Jimmy Fallon who left to become the host of another show The Tonight Show. However, Seth Meyers did not assume this role until February 24th, 2014. Among other reasons for his choice by NBC, Robert Greenblatt, NBC chairman, believes Seth Meyers’ knowledge both in pop culture and current events is second to none. He’s said to have brought this knowledge to “Late Night” every night. It may interest you to know that for hosting this show, a whopping sum of $3 million is paid annually into the bank account of Seth Meyers. That, of course, has contributed to his handsome net worth.
Seth Meyers is not just a TV show host, comedian and political commentator, but he’s also a great philanthropist. For instance, in 2009 he donated is $100, 000 cash prize to Jimmy Fund based in Boston. It’s on record also that Meyers donated over $4000 in 2008 to the Obama Presidential Campaign effort. At 44, Meyers is a proud father of a son, Alshe Oshon having gotten married to an attorney wife, Alexis Ashe in 2016. The couple has disclosed they are expecting their second child anytime from now.