Quick Facts of Steve Carell
Whether or not you’ve watched the famous NBC Sitcom The Office which stars Steve Carell as Michael Scott, you most definitely know about him. Steve is a hilarious comedian and a magnificent actor and if you don’t know about him, you’ve come to the right place.
Steve Carell’s Early Life
Steve John Carell was born on August 16, 1962, at the Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts. Carell’s father Edwin A. Carell was an electrical engineer whereas his mother Harriet Theresa was a nurse. Edwin comes from an Italian and German descent whereas Harriet is of Polish descent. Carell is the youngest of his 4 siblings.
Furthermore, Steve studied at Nashoba Brooks School, The Fenn School, and Middlesex School. Carell was raised in Acton, Massachusetts where he played ice hockey and lacrosse. Carell graduated with a degree in history from Denison University in Granville, Ohio.
Steve Carell’s Career
The Comedian Steve Carell first debut on TV in a commercial of Brown’s Chicken in 1989. Likewise, Carell made his film debut in the film Curly Sue in 1991. Steve got several minor and supporting roles and he worked hard to get bigger roles. After that, Carell landed the role of Brick Tomland in the film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy in 2004.
Furthermore, Steve appeared in the ABC sketch comedy program The Dana Carvey Show where he voice-acted as Gary for the first time. Carell starred in many short-lived TV series like Come to Papa and Over the Top. He also guest-starred in an episode of Just Shoot Me! In 2005, Carell became a correspondent for The Daily Show.
In addition to that, in 2005, Carell landed the role of Michael Scott, the role that boosted his fame up by 10 levels. Carell was cast in the hit NBC series The Office. Carell won a Golden Globe Award and Television Critics Association Award for his role in the movie and the series.
However, Steve’s first major film role was as Brick Tamland in the 2004 hit Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. The films’ producer Judd Apatow eyed Carell after his role in the movie and collaborated with him to create The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Similarly, Carell played Maxwell Smart in the film Get Smart which received many positive views.
Besides his comedy and acting performances, Steve also voice-acted as Gru in the animated movie Despicable Me. He also gave his voice for the commercials of Wrigley’s Extra Gum. In 2018, Steve starred in the drama Beautiful Boy as David Sheff.
Furthermore, Steve will star in Netflix’s original Space Force and Apple’s Top of the Morning next to Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. Similarly, Carell will also star in the upcoming film Irresistible in 2019.
Who is Steve Carell Married to?
American Actor and Comedian, Steve Carell is happily married to Actress Nancy Walls. They married in 1995 and are still going strong with their marriage lasting for 24 years.
Furthermore, Steve met Nancy at an improv class at the Second City comedy troupe in Chicago. Nancy also worked at a bar across the street from where Steve stayed. Steve and Nancy were both timid and into each other. Finally, Steve pulled the guts to ask her out and they have been inseparable ever since.
In 2001, the couple birthed their first daughter Elisabeth Anne Carell and then in 2004, John Carell was born. The happy couple worked in several movies together and make an iconic duo. Nancy plays Michael’s on-screen wife in The Office and Nancy also appeared as a sex therapist in The 40-year-old Virgin.
What is Steve Carell’s Net Worth?
The well-known personality Steve Carell has an estimated net worth of $50 million. With his successful acting career as well as his career as a comedian, Steve amassed this huge worth to his name.
Furthermore, Steve earns $100,000 per episode for his appearance at The Office. Besides that, his movies also help him make millions. Welcome to Marwen, a 2018 film starring Steve grossed $12.7 million worldwide. Likewise, The 40-year-old virgin grossed $177 million at the box office.
Adding all these amounts, we can easily calculate Steve Carell’s net worth. Along with a big fat number in this bank account, Steve gains tremendous love and support from his fans. Steve also lives a luxurious and fulfilled life with his family.