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An award-winning American comedian Andy Samberg is known to be the founder of the comedy group ‘The Lonely Island’ with his friends, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer. He formed the group to get featured on ‘NBC’ network’s long-running late-night sketch comedy show ‘Saturday Night Live’.
Later, his group became a permanent cast member on ‘SNL,’ and the trio popularized the segment ‘Digital Shorts’ in the show. For the show, he made a number of parody songs and worked with stars like Justin Timberlake and T-Pain. He also worked with Adam Sandler in movies like ‘That’s My Boy,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania,’ and ‘Grown Ups 2.’
As a voice artist, he has worked in movies like ‘Space Chimps,’ ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania,’ and ‘Storks.’ He was also featured in the pop music mockumentary ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ along with Taccone and Schaffer. Apart from acting, he is also a successful producer, musician, and writer.
Height / Weight / Age
The weight of Andy Samberg is 79 kg and 174 lbs in pounds. He is an amazing comedian with a towering height of 177 cm or in feet inches and 5’8” tall. He has a cool hairstyle with dark brown color hair and sharp wide grey color eyes.
He has a dashing personality with figure measurements is 40 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 35 inches hips approximately. He has turned 44 years old. His biceps size is 15.5 inches whereas his shoe size is 8 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Andy Samberg is $16 million USD approximately.
Education / Family
Andy Samberg was born on August 18, 1978, as Andrew David Samberg. He is the only son of Marjorie and Joe Samberg. His mother works as an elementary school teacher whereas his father is a photographer. He was raised along with his two sisters, Johanna and Darrow.
He is the grandson of Alfred J. Marrow, a known industrial psychologist, and philanthropist. At the age of eight, he learned about ‘Saturday Night Live’ and since then, he wanted to be on ‘SNL,’ and even frustrated his teachers with his obsession with comedy. He attended ‘Berkeley High School,’ for elementary education and developed his interest in writing in school.
For further studies, he was enrolled at ‘The University of California’ at Santa Cruz, and later, he moved to ‘New York University,’ and graduated from the university’s ‘Tisch School of the Arts’ in 2000. With his friends Taccone and Schaffer he moved to Los Angeles and named their apartment ‘The Lonely Island,’ and soon after, formed a comedy troupe with the same name.
|Real name||Andrew David Samberg|
|Birth Place||Oakland, California, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth||August 18, 1978|
|Height||In centimeters – 177 cm
In feet inches – 5’8”
|Weight||In kilograms – 79 kg
In pounds – 174 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|School||Berkeley High School.|
|College||1. New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
2. The University of California, Santa Cruz.
|Home Town||California, USA|
|Fathers Name||Joe Samberg
|Mothers Name||Marjorie Marrow
|Brothers||Name not found|
|Sister||Johanna and Darrow.|
Career / Fashion And Style
Andy Samberg started his career by forming a group with his two friends and recorded short comedy sketches with a video camera. They also created a website ‘TheLonelyIsland.com’ were then began sharing their work.
After YouTube was launched, some of their ‘digital shorts,’ such as ‘White Power,’ ‘Regarding Andy,’ and ‘Awesometown,’ became very popular on the internet. In 2001, he made his debut in the TV industry and worked as an assistant on the sitcom ‘Spin City’. In 2005, he landed in the role of a writer at the 2005 ‘MTV Movie Awards.’
The host Jimmy Fallon and creator Lorne Michaels, of ‘Saturday Night Live’ was impressed by Andy’s work and selected him as a featured player. The popularity of his group helped the trio land acting roles in the movie ‘Hot Rod’ in 2007. The group also released their debut album, ‘Incredibad,’ which was received well by the critics.
In 2009, he worked with Paul Rudd in the comedy ‘I Love You, Man’ (2009). He lent the voice to the character of ‘Brent McHale’ in the animated sci-fi comedy movie ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.’ In September 2012, he was starred in the lead role of the British comedy series ‘Cuckoo,’ which was originally aired on ‘BBC Three.
In 2013, he landed in a lead role in ‘FOX’ network’s sitcom ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’. He also got an opportunity to host the 67th ‘Primetime Emmy Awards’ and the 76th ‘Golden Globe Awards.’
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Here we are providing you the list of Andy Samberg’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Matt Damon|
|Favorite Actress||Alexandra Daddario|
|Favorite Food||Italian dish|
Some Interesting Facts About Andy Samberg
- Andy Samberg’s maternal grandfather served as the executive chair of the ‘American Jewish Congress.’
- His co-star Seth Meyers served as the groomsman for the wedding.
- His wife Joanna Newsom is a pop classicist musician.
- Along with Justin Timberlake, he won a “Creative Arts Emmy” for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the song “Dick in a box”.
- In 2014, he won the ‘American Comedy Award’ for ‘Best Comedy Actor TV’ for the show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”.