Andy Samberg has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million dollars.
David A.J. “Andy” Samberg is an American actor, writer, and rapper with an estimated net worth of $8.5 million dollars. Samberg was born in Berkeley, California where he fell in love with comedy while staying up late to watch Saturday Night Live. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds.
Samberg grew up in California with his two sisters, Johanna and Darrow and his parents, Marjorie and Joe. His mother is an eleenatary school teacher and his father is a photographer. While he is Jewish he does not consider himself particular religious. While growing up he would stay up past his bedtime to watch professional wrestling. One night, he stumbled upon Saturday Night Live while searching for a wrestling match and fell in love with the show. He became obsessed and devoted all his time to writing comedy bits. His teachers believed he was unmotivated and lacked focus.
After finishing Berkeley High School he attended University of California, Santa Cruz, before transferring to New York University. While at NYU he majored in experimental film. Before joining the cast of SNL, Samberg made comedy videos with his two friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, better known as The Lonely Island. Their videos on YouTube led Samberg to an agent and his future role on SNL.
In September, 2005 Samberg joined the cast of SNL as a featured player along with Schaffer and Taccone who joined the writing staff. He did not get much sketch air time his first year, but he did appear in many prerecorded sketches. On December 17,2005 Samberg and fellow cast mate Parnell starred in the Digital Short “Lazy Sunday” which became an internet phenomenon and propelled Samberg to comedy stardom.
His work on SNL led him and The Lonely Island to be nominated for an Emmy and a Grammy.
He is currently engaged to his long time girlfriend, singer and harpist Joanna Newson.
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