Turned professional since 1997, Jason Sudeikis, an American actor, screenwriter & comedian got his career breakthrough from Saturday Night Live (2003- 2013).
Over the years, the Fairfax, Virginia-born actor has appeared in box-office hit films: What Happens in Vegas (2008), The Bounty Hunter (2010), Horrible Bosses film series (2011 & 2014) and We’re the Millers (2013).
With 69 acting credits so far, Sudeikis has worked in TV series too; some of his notable works include 30 Rock (2007- 2012), The Cleveland Show (2009- 2013), and Son of Zorn (2016-2017, voice).
What Is Jason Sudeikis’ Net Worth In 2020?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 44-year Jason has a net worth of $10 million as of April 2020. Thanks to Sudeikis’ gig in ComedySportz and The Second City, that got him a breakthrough in Saturday Night Live (2003- 2013), as a cast as well as a writer.
Even though Jason Sudeikis is yet to open up about his salary, he surely earned a payroll of hundreds of thousand dollars.
As per the report of the late 90s, a cast in SNL (Saturday Night Live) made $5,000 per episode, that saw an increment to $12,500-an-episode for its 5th year.
Moreover, for writing a comedy sketch (that aired), a comedian could sum up to $1,500-an-episode.
Aside from his career as a comedian, Jason’s acting journey in the film industry gained him further recognition & fortune.
After a decade of the film debut with Alien Avengers II (1997, TV film), Jason appeared in 3 movies in 2007: The Ten, Watching the Detectives, and Meet Bill.
His 2008 movie What Happens in Vegas starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher, became a commercial hit with a gross collection of $219.3 million.
Also, he has voiced in the box-office blockbuster animated films: Epic (2013), The Angry Birds Movie (2016) & The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019).
Filmography & Box-Office Collection
|Films||Budget||Box Office Collection|
|What Happens in Vegas (2008)||$35 million||$219.3 million|
|The Bounty Hunter (2010) starring Jennifer Aniston & Gerard Butler||$40-$45 million||$136.3 million|
|Hall Pass (2011)||$36 million||$83.2 million|
|Horrible Bosses (2011) alongside Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx & Jason Bateman||$35-$37 million||$209.6 million|
|We’re the Millers (2013) along with Emma Roberts & Jennifer Aniston||$37 million||$270 million|
|Epic (2013) in voice-over as Professor Bomba||$93 million||$268.4 million|
|Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)||$42- $57 million||$107.7 million|
|The Angry Birds Movie (2016), voice-over as Red||$73 million||$352.3 million|
|The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019), voiced Red||$65 million||$154.7 million|
How Jason’s Professional Career Began?
Raised in Kansas City, Jason started his career as a comedian & often performed improv comedy at Comedy City (then- ComedySportz) during the 90s.
Thereafter, following his move to Chicago, Illinois, Sudeikis began studying in Annoyance Theatre and IO Theater & soon became a member of The Second City Touring Company.
Moreover, during the early 2000s, he became one of the founding members of The Second City Las Vegas.
Breakthrough From ‘Saturday Night Live’: Appearances In Films & TV Series
Sudeikis’ career in comedy saw a breakthrough after he was cast in Saturday Night Live (SNL) as a sketch writer in 2003 & became its featured cast by 2005.
Jason worked in SNL throughout 2013 & made guest appearances in 2020, totaling 174 episodes.
In 2007, Jason Sudeikis’ career in TV series, as well as films, came up; he was cast in satirical sitcom 30 Rock (2007- 2010) & movies: The Ten and Meet Bill.
His 2008 film What Happens in Vegas became his first-ever film to cross the hundred million milestones.
In 2010, Jason starred in the action-comedy The Bounty Hunter & worked in further box-office successful films: Hall Pass (2011)
Horrible Bosses (2011), We’re the Millers (2013), and Horrible Bosses 2 (2014).
Besides, he worked in critically acclaimed movies like Tumbledown (2015), Colossal (2017), and Booksmart (2019).
Some of Jason Sudeikis’ TV credits include The Cleveland Show (2009- 2013), Eastbound & Down (2012- 2013), The Last Man on Earth (2015- 2018), and Son of Zorn (2016- 2017).
Any Career Update?
The 6 ft. tall actor is currently working on his upcoming projects; his films El Tonto and Till Death are under post-production. As per IMDB, he will voice in the 2020 short-film Mouthpiece, while TV series Ted Lasso is filming.
Where Does Jason Sudeikis Live?
Currently, Jason lives with his fiance Olivia Wilde, an actress with a net worth of $20 million, in Los Angeles, California. The duo bought the 2,833 square ft. property in Silver Lake, LA, in late August 2019 for a reported $3.5 million.
Reportedly, the 4-bedroom & 3.5-bathroom Spanish-style home designed by Frankie Faulkner came in the market for $3.35 million, for which Jason & Olivia paid $150,000 more.
Moreover, Sudeikis & his fiance Wilde owns a house in New York City’s Brooklyn, which cost them $6.5 million in 2014.
Previously, they had an apartment in Meatpacking District; they sold it for $3.8 million.
Jason is an active charity worker & has an association with many non-profit organizations such as Alzheimer’s Association, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Hollywood Arts and Amnesty International.
For over 10 years from now, the Big Slick event, a charity started in 2010, raises funds for Cancer Center at Children’s Mercy Hospital & so far, totaling $6 million in fund collection.
Moreover, in 2018, to raise funds for Steps of Faith, Jason hosted the benefit concert Thundergong! at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City.
Father Of 2 Children With Olivia Wilde: Relationship Details
Jason Sudeikis was once married & divorced after 6 years in 2010; formerly, he was in a marital relationship with (now) ex-wife Kay Cannon, an American screenwriter.
They exchanged vows on June 26, 2004, & separated in 2008, & their divorce finalized on March 4, 2010.
Since 2011, he is in a relationship with American actress Olivia Wilde & got engaged in January 2013.
Together, they welcomed 2 children: Otis Alexander Sudeikis (born on April 20, 2014) and Daisy Josephine Sudeikis (October 11, 2016).
Jason Sudeikis was born on September 18, 1975, in Fairfax, Virginia, the USA. His father Dan Sudeikis is of Lithuanian and Irish descent while mother Kathryn Sudeikis, the President of the American Society of Travel Agents, hailed from German and Irish ancestry.
His birth name is Daniel Jason Sudeikis & has 2 sisters: Lindsay and Kristen.
As for a fact, Jason was born with anosmia, so, he doesn’t have a sense of taste & smell. After graduating from Shawnee Mission West High School, he attended Fort Scott Community College but dropped out later.