Andy Samberg is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. Aside from his work with The Lonely Island, he is most recognized for his roles on Saturday Night Live and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Andy Samberg is worth $25 million.
Andy Samberg Infancy and Childhood
On August 18, 1978, Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, as David A. J. Samberg. When he was just five years old, he told his parents that he wanted to be renamed, Andy. Despite his upbringing as a Jew, he regards himself as an atheist. He has two siblings. Father Joe is a photographer, and mother Marjorie is an elementary school teacher. Chelsea Peretti, his future co-star on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” was his elementary school classmate.
Samberg attended the University of Santa Cruz for two years before transferring to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he concentrated on experimental filmmaking. Since discovering “Saturday Night Live” as a kid, he's had a lifelong fascination and love for all things comedic. Samberg met future members of The Lonely Island, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, in Berkeley's Willard Junior High School.
The Island of Loneliness
The Lonely Island, a three-person comedy group, created by Andy and his roommates in 2001, was the beginning of Andy's professional career. To become filmmakers, the three moved to Los Angeles together and struggled to find work. After the nickname they had given their apartment, they decided to name the band after it. These digital shorts like “White Power,” “Regarding Andy,” and “Awesometown” quickly made them well-known on the internet.
The success of the videos eventually led to a writing job for the 2005 MTV Movie Awards, which finally led to a position on SNL. “Incredibad,” their debut studio album, came out while they were still on Saturday Night Live in February 2009. Schaffer, Taccone, and Samberg retired from SNL in the early 2010s, but they still periodically appear as guest stars. In the years that followed, they released more albums, including 2011's “Turtleneck & Chain,” 2013's “The Wack Album,” 2016's “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping,” and 2019's “The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience,” a Netflix special billed as a “visual poem” to accompany the album of the same name.
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” which Samberg co-created and also stars in, premiered on Fox (then NBC) the following year. Along with Fred Armisen, Norman Reedus, and Ellen Page, Samberg starred in the music video for Sleater-“No Kinney's Cities to Love,” in 2015. His credits include the MTV Movie Awards in 2009, the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2015, and the 76th Golden Globe Awards on January 6, 2019, with Sandra Oh.
Andy Samberg Salary
Andy got $125,000 per episode while starring in Brooklyn 99. To put it another way, the show's 130+ episodes sold into syndication will undoubtedly bring in tens of millions for the show's creator. Most shows are eligible for distribution after airing at least 100 episodes.
Andy Samberg's Career as a Movie Star
‘Hot Rod' was Samberg's first starring role in a film. I Love You, Man,” “Friends With Benefits,” and the Adam Sandler-starred “That'S My Boy” were all subsequent roles for the actor. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Hotel Transylvania are only two of the many films in which he has provided his character's voice. A mockumentary comedy film directed by Schaffer and Taccone, “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping,” was produced, written, and acted by Samberg in 2016.
Andy Samberg Accolades
Emmys, Teen Choice Awards, and People's Choice Award nominations are just some of Samberg's accolades. Brooklyn Nine-Nine won the Golden Globe for Best Musical or Comedy in 2014 for the show. In addition to his Emmy, Golden Globe, and People's Choice Awards for Best Actor, Samberg has garnered many other accolades. His duet with Timberlake, “Dick in a Box,” received an Emmy for Outstanding Music and Lyrics in the Creative Arts category. The Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collection Nominations went to “I'm on a Boat.” During Harvard's Class Day in 2012, Samberg gave a speech.
It's All About Andy Samberg!
In Big Sur, California, on September 21, 2013, Samberg wed musician Joanna Newsom. A self-proclaimed “superfan” of hers, Samberg met her at one of her concerts. Before getting engaged in February of 2013, they had been together for five long years. Wedding guest Seth Meyers was an SNL co-star. A daughter was born to the couple in August of that year. In Los Angeles and New York City's West Village, the family has a primary residence. In July of this year, their Los Angeles property was purchased for $6.25 million. Beachwood Canyon is where you'll find it.
Andy Samberg's Net Worth
Andy Samberg is expected to have a net worth of $25 million by 2022.
Comedian Andy Samberg is a native of California and a multi-talented actor, producer, and musician. For his work on Saturday Night Live and in the comedic ensemble ‘The Lonely Island,' Samberg was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2012.
“Hot Rod,” “I Love You Man,” “Jesse Forever,” and “Hotel Transylvania” are just a few of the many films that he has been in before.