Quick Facts About Steve Carell

Steve Carell is a successful comedian, actor, director, producer, and writer from the United States who is popularly known for his performance in the American mockumentary tv series, The Office as Michael Scott. For his performances in the entertainment industry, he has accumulated numerous accolades including the star in Hollywood walk of Fame.

Quick Info 
Full NameSteven John Carell
Date of BirthAugust 16, 1963
Birth PlaceEmerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts, United States
ParentsEdwin A. Carell
Harriet Theresa Koch
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director
SpouseNancy Carell
Age57 years
Height5 ft 9 in
Net WorthUS $80 million
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Early Life, Parents, Education, and Young

Carell was born on 16th August of 1962 in the town of Massachusetts called Concord in the United States. His full name is Steve John Carell and he is the youngest son of an electrical engineer, Edwin A. Carell, and a psychiatric nurse, Harriet Theresa Koch.

Steve Carell grew up in a Catholic family with his 3 older brothers. He received his early education from Nashoba Brooks School and Fenn School. He then finished his schooling at Middlesex School. In 1984, Carell graduated from Denison University. He was the member of Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company during his time at the Denison university


Career, The Daily Show, and Debut

During the early career of Carell, he worked as a USPS mail carrier. He quitted his job as he was not good at it and he started performing on stage performances in a children’s theatre company. He then joined the comedy musical, Knat Scatt Private Eye and started making his comedian journey.

Steve Carell also worked as a correspondent from 1995 till 2005 in the American late-night talk, The Daily Show. He made his film debut earlier in 1991 from the comedy film, Curly Sue where he performed as Tesio. He also made his television debut in acting as well as the writer in 1996 with the sketch comedy tv show, The Dana Garvey Show. He also voiced in Saturday Night Live until 2011.

In 1998, he appeared in the comedy film, Tomorrow Night as mailroom guy without glasses and the American dark comedy-drama thriller film, Homegrown. During those times, Steve Carell appeared in several shows called Over the Top as Yorgo Galfanikos, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a correspondent, he started his acting journey from the sitcom, Watching Ellie making his appearance in 16 episodes.

Carell made his breakthrough in 2005, from the tv series, The Office where he portrayed the role of Michael Scott alongside star Amy Ryan. He himself also contributed as a writer in the series. He received several accolades and gained recognition after his performance.

Steve Carell has also produced many films like Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Get Smart, and others. He will next voice for the upcoming animated film, Minions: The Rise of Gru.

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Awards and Nominations

Carell has earned a total of 27 awards and hundreds of nominations for his performance in the entertainment industry. He has been nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor in 2015 for his performance in the film, Foxcatcher. He further earned BAFTA Awards and Golden Globe Awards nominations from the film. Steve Carell earned his first Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy in 2006 after his role in the tv series, The Office. He has received over 11 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations.

In 2007, Carell earned Screen Actors Guild Awards after his performance in Little Miss Sunshine and 2 more after his performance in the series, The Office including multiple nominations. Steve Carell has also won 2 Winters Guild of American Awards in 2006 from the series. His other awards and achievements are AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, Gotham Awards, Hollywood Film Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and multiple other awards.


Personal life, Kids, and House

Carell is a married man. He is committed to actress Nancy Walls. They met each other during the Second City training where Carell was a teacher. They tied their knot in 1995 and together has a daughter named Elisabeth Anne whom she gave birth to in 2001 and a son named John whom she gave birth to in 2004. Steve Carell had no other known past relationships before and after Nancy. The family currently resides in Los Angeles of California state in the United States.

Carell is a Roman Catholic believer. He stated that he gets his inspirations from actors like George Carlin, John Cleese, Peter Sellers, and others to acting comedy.


Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Carell is an active social media user. Steve Carell has over 550 thousand followers on Instagram, over 5.7 million followers on Twitter, and has over 1.4 million followers on Facebook with over 1.4 million likes. One must say, he has accumulated quite a several fans for himself in every aspect of his social life.

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Physical statistics, Hair Transplant, Height, Weight, and Age

Carell is 58 years old and will soon turn 59 in 2021. He possesses an average body build having a tall height of 5 feet and 9 inches with a bodyweight of about 78 kg. Steve Carell might not be much into muscles and body but when the film requires, he is ready to work out any type of exercise. He possesses green eyes and dark brown hair.

Carell belongs to white ethnicity having German and Italian ancestry from his father’s side and his mother’s side, he has Polish ancestry. His nationality is American. His sexual orientation is straight. His birth sign is Leo.


Net Worth

Steve Carell’s net worth is estimated to be approximately 80 million dollars as of 2021. His net earnings come from his diverse works and performances as well as the success that he achieved in his work. It is all thanks to his work as an actor, comedian, director, producer, and writer that he has able to accumulate such a huge sum of wealth.

He has also earned quite a few from commercials. He has advertised for Baseball Believes, FedEx, Extra Gum, and few other commercials. There is no final estimation of how much more he will be earning in the coming years but one thing we can be sure of is that he is not stopping any time soon.