Jerry Seinfeld Biography
Jerome Allen Seinfeld a native of New York, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, producer, and producer. He is best known for his character as a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfield. He together with Larry David created and wrote the sitcom. in 2007, he appeared, co-wrote, and produced the film Bee Movie. In addition, Seinfield was the creator and the host of the web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee from 2012 to 2019.
Jerry Seinfeld Age
Jerry was born on April 29, 1954, in New York City, New York, United States. He is 67 years old as of 2021.
Jerry Seinfeld Height
Seinfield stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters) and weighs about 79 Kgs (175 lbs). His chest measures 42 inches, his waist is 32 inches, and his biceps measure 14 inches. His hair is black in color and his eyes are dark brown.
Jerry Seinfeld Family
Seinfield was born in the Brooklyn borough of New York City and raised in Massapequa. He was born to his parents Kálmán Seinfeld and Betty Seinfield. His father was of Hungarian-Jewish descent. He died in 1985. Seinfield’s mother was a Jew from Aleppo, Syria but immigrated to Turkey in 1917 with her parents Selim and Salha Hosni. Jerry’s second cousin is Evan Seinfield a musician and actor.
Jerry Seinfeld Wife
Jerry has been married to his wife Jessica Sklar for about 22 years since December 25, 1999. Jessica is an author and philanthropist. The two met in August 1998 at a Reebok Sports Club when Jessica was working as a public relations executive for Tommy Hilfiger.
This was just after Jessica had returned from a three-week honeymoon in Italy with her ex-husband Eric Nederlander. Jessica got a divorce from her ex-husband after two months. Jerry and Jessica officially started their relationship. The married couple has three children; Sascha Seinfeld, Julian Kal Seinfeld, and Shepherd Kellen Seinfeld.
Jerry Seinfeld Daughter
Seinfeld has one daughter Sascha Seinfield. She was born on November 7, 2000, in New York City, New York. She is 21 years old as of 2021. For her 21st birthday, Jerry held a 90’s themed party for her. Jerry has only one daughter and two sons Julian Kal Seinfeld, and Shepherd Kellen Seinfeld.
Jerry Seinfeld Show
In 1988, Jerry and Larry David created the sitcom The Seinfield Chronicles for NBC. The show was renamed Seinfield to avoid confusion with the sitcom The Marshall Chronicles. Jerry played a semi-fictionalized version of himself. The show ran for about 10 years with its last episode airing in 1998. The show also starred Saturday Night Live veteran Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Actors like Michael Richards and Jason Alexander also appeared on the show.
Jerry started his career performing on open-mic nights at Budd Friedman’s Improv Club. He was still studying at Queens College. In 1976, he went on to appear at an open-mic in Catch a Rising Star in New York City. This was followed by an appearance in a Rodney Dangerfield HBO special. He had his first special on September 5, 1987, which lasted for one hour on HBO.
In 1998, he recorded the comedy special called I’m Telling You for the Last Time. He appeared in two commercial webisodes for American Express, titled The Adventures of Seinfeld & Superman in 2004. Seinfield made a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live on May 13, 2006. He played the role of host Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ assassin. In 2008, he performed in a one-night-only show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
Seinfield created the web series titled Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee in 2012. In the series, he would pick up a comedian in a different car on every episode. He would then take them out for coffee and conversation. Seinfield made another appearance on the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special on February 15, 2015. Seinfield’s first original stand-up special 23 Hours to Kill premiered on Netflix on May 5, 2020.
Jerry Seinfeld Book
As an author, Seinfield has written a book titled SeinLanguage published in 1993. The book is an adaptation of his stand-up material. He published a children’s book titled Halloween in 2002 which was then illustrated by James Bennett. In addition, he has written forewords to the Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook, Ted L. Nancy’s Letters from a Nut series of books, and Ed Broth’s Stories from a Moron. Seinfield released his latest book Is This Anything? in October 2020.
Jerry Seinfeld Movies
- Good Money
- Pros & Cons
- The Thing About My Folks
- Bee Movie
- Quality Balls: The David Steinberg Story
- Top Five
- Tom’s Restaurant – A Documentary About Everything
- Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop His Leg
- Dying Laughing
- If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast
Jerry Seinfeld TV Shows
- Square Pegs
- An Evening at the Improv
- The Ratings Game
- Rodney Dangerfield: It’s Not Easy Bein’ Me
- Stand-Up Confidential
- Carol Leifer: Gaudy, Bawdy & Blue
- Saturday Night Live
- Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher
- Love & War
- The Larry Sanders Show
- Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld
- Jerry Before Seinfeld
- My Next Guest Needs No Introduction
- Huge in France
- 23 Hours to Kill
Jerry Seinfeld Net Worth
Seinfield has an estimated net worth of $ 950 million. His great fortune has come from his long successful career as a stand-up comedian, actor, and author.