Who is Jason Sudeikis? Know his Bio, Career, Movies & TV shows, Net worth, Personal life
Jason Sudeikis is an American comedian, actor, and screenwriter primarily known for his work as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. Sudeikis has also done extensive work in the movie industry.
The Early Life of Jason Sudeikis
Jason Sudeikis was born on September 18, 175 in Fairfax, Virginia. He was given the name Daniel after his birth but went with Jason for his professional career; Jason was his middle name. Jason’s father Daniel
Joseph Sudeikis was the president of a business development company while his mother, Kathryn, was a travel agent. Sudeikis also has two sisters. He grew up in Overland Park, Kansas where he graduated high
school from Shawnee Mission West High School.
The Career of Jason Sudeikis
Beginning in the 1990s, Sudeikis started performing as an improvisational comedian. In Kansas City, he performed at the ComedySportz before moving to Chicago where he studied improv at the Annoyance Theatre and IO Theatre. Sudeikis would later be cast in The Second City Touring Company before becoming a founding member of The Second City Las Vegas. The improv group also performed at the Flamingo.
In 2003, Jason Sudeikis was hired as a writer for NBC’s variety sketch comedy SNL. Occasionally, Sudeikis would play an extra on the show until 2006 after which he was cast as an official cast member for the
show. Jason will remain a cast member till 2013 but has since made numerous guest appearances in the subsequent seasons.
In 2007, Jason Sudeikis was cast in SNL alum Tina Fey’s 30 Rock for a recurring role. He played Floyd DeBarber, a worker at 30 Rockefeller Plaza who develops a romantic relationship with Liz Lemon, the show’s protagonist. Sudeikis's character would make a return in the 4th season, appearing for 4 episodes.
Jason Sudeikis’ film career began with supporting roles in movies like What Happens in Vegas and The Rocker. He even provided his voice for the video game Grand Theft Auto IV. Sudeikis also co-hosted WWE
Raw on August 16, 2010. Jason’s voiceover talents would land him roles in The Cleveland Show, NextGen, and Son of Zorn. Sudeikis’ major film roles include Horrible Bosses, We’re the Millers, Hall Pass, The Book of Love and Sleeping with Other People. His other notable TV appearances include It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Last Man on Earth, Portlandia and Robot Chicken. He executive produces and guest stars in Comedy Central’s Detroiters.
Personal Life of Jason Sudeikis
Jason Sudeikis was married to screenwriter Kay Cannon from 2004 to 2010. In 2011, he started dating American actress Olivia Wilde. The couple got engaged in January 2013 and has two children together.
Jason Sudeikis is an avid fan of basketball and also played at 2011 and 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.
Net Worth of Jason Sudeikis
Jason Sudeikis has amassed a net worth of $10 million dollars through his extensive works in stage, film, and TV.
Interesting Facts about Jason Sudeikis
1. Jason Sudeikis was born with anosmia. The disease leaves its victims with no sense of taste or smell.
2. Sudeikis’ maternal uncle is Cheers actor George Wendt.
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