Steve Carell Biography
|Popular Name:||Steve Carell|
|Birth Name:||Steven John Carell|
|Birth Date:||16th August 1962|
|Birth Place:||Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Children:||Elizabeth and John Carell|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Director, Producer|
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2020|
Steve Carell is the name of an American actor, producer, director, comedian and writer, who is probably most famous for his portrayal of Michael Scott on the NBC sitcom “The Office” for eight years starting from 2005 to 2013, on which he occasionally worked as producer, director, and writer. This article discloses Steve carell net worth and biography, as well as everything regarding his professional career and personal life.
Steven John Carell was born in Concord, Massachusetts, United States to Edwin A. Carell and Harriet Theresa, on August 16,1962. His father Edwin was an electrical engineer while his mother Harriet was a psychiatric nurse.
His parents raised him a Roman Catholic, and he attended The Fenn School, Nashoba Brooks School, and Middlesex School, after which he enrolled at Denison University from where he got a degree in history.
Career & Professional Life
Steve Carell began his career in the year 1991 with an acting debut with a minor role in the film ‘Curly Sue’, after which Steve Carell net worth started to assemble. The “Dana Carvey Show” has been credited with building his career after he appeared in the year 1996, in a short sketch comic program on ABC providing his voice for the role of Gary of “The Ambiguously Gay Duo”.
Between 1997 and 2005, he continued to act in films and television series, playing supporting characters in several of them, including “Tim Curry”, “Just Shoot Me”, “Over the Top”, “Come to Papa”, and “Watching Ellie”, which all provided a much needed gain to Steve Carell net worth and improved his comedic acting skills.
During his acting stint in the year 2005, Steve Carell signed a multi-million dollar deal with NBC to star in the highly rated film “The Office”, a mockumentary about life at a small-sized paper supply company which aired for eight years from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013. In the same year, he shifted his focus to the film “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” which he acted in, developed and co-wrote. The film was very successful hit and grossed $109 million in the domestic box office sales alone and not only established the talented comedian as a leading man but also expanded Steve Carell net worth, and made him more popular in the United States, and in many more countries around the world.
The 2004 comedy film “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” starred Will Ferrell and Steve Carell where the latter played Brick Tamland, a weatherman for the news team member who had a habit of providing irrelevant and unrequested information. In the 2010 computer-animated 3D comedy film “Despicable Me”, this multi-skilled actor lent his voice to a super-villain named Gru, who adopts three girls from an orphanage and finds it tough to nurture them.
His 2007 film, “Maxwell Smart” was one of his most successful films till date. The movie remake of Get Smart was a big hit which grossed over $200 million worldwide.
Steve Carell Movies
The multi-skilled actor and voice actor has starred in several films including “Bruce Almighty”, “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”, “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”, “Little Miss Sunshine”, “Evan Almighty”, “Dinner for Schmucks”, “Crazy, Stupid”, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”, “Foxcatcher”, “The Big Short”, and several others for which he has made a name for himself globally, as well as earned several awards and award nominations.
Awards & Honours
From several award nominations he received throughout his career, Carell won a Golden Globe award for his remarkable performance in “The Office” in 2006. In 2007 he received a Teen Choice Award for his role in Evan Almighty. The following year, he picked up a Screen Actors Guild Award, and another Teen Choice Award.
For his contributions to the movie industry, Steve Carell received the 2,570th star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016.
Personal Life, Marriage & Children
Steve Carell is happily married to Nancy Walls, whom he met for the first time when she was a student in the class where he was teaching. They tied the knot in August 1995. They live together in Los Angeles with their two children John and Elisabeth Anne.
Steve Carell is 5 foot 9 inches tall. He weighs around 78kg and rocks a natural black hair.
Steve Carell Net Worth
Steve Carell net worth has come through salary inflows from his multiple professions, enabling him amass a net worth of eight-figures. He is an active actor, voice actor, film producer and director who has featured in several films and television series. He has so well established himself as one of the biggest comedic actors in Hollywood. After his debut in the film ‘Curly Sue’, Steve Carell net worth started to grow with the more roles he got to star in many films and television shows. Eventually, he became one of the correspondents in Comedy Centrals “The Daily Show” by the turn of the 21st century.
As of 2020, Steve Carell net worth is tipped at $50 Million.