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Steve Carrell Biography

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Steve Carrell's facts

Date of Birth 1962-08-16
Nationality American
Profession Actor, comedian, director, producer, and writer
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Nancy Carell
Married on 1995
Children Elisabeth Anne and John
Education at Denison University
Name on Birth Steven John Carell
Divorce No
Height 5'9"
Place of Birth Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.

The phenomenal actor, director, producer and writer, “Steve Carell” was born on 16th August, 1962 in Concord, Massachusetts, U.S. Carell gained much needed fame from the American version of ‘The Office’ in the late period of 2000s. He also became popular from supplying his voice in the various animated movies like ‘Over the Hedge’, ‘Horton Hears a Who! Despicable Me’ and ‘Despicable Me 2’. Carell was raised in Roman Catholic way with the mixed ancestry of Italian, German and Polish. He completed his education from the Dension University based in Granville, Ohio in the year 1984. Steve was a member of Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company while studying at Dension.

Talking about his career journey, he initially worked as mail carrier in Littleton, Massachusetts which he left after working six months. He showed his acting talent firstly on the stage in touring children’s theater company. Later in 1989, he appeared in comedy musical ‘Kant Scatt Private Eye’ and TV commercial for ‘Brown’s Chicken’. Steve made his movie debut in 1991 with playing a minor role of Tesion in ‘Curly Sue’. During his struggling phase of his career, he has gone through many obstacles to gain some roles in the movies and television series. His hard work pays off when he got an opportunity to play a supporting character in 1997 short-lived comedy series ‘Over the Top’. He was highly appreciated for his perfect comic timing. After that, he started to get recognize in the entertainment world. He became correspondent of the show called ‘The Daily Show’ which was broadcasted from 1999 to 2005. It was the year 2005, from where he started to make his name popular. He was offered to act in the NBC’s ‘The Office’. Steve accepted to be a part of the series which turned his career. However, it’s first season failed to create such magic as expected.

Carell’s incredible performance in ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’ led NBC to renew the series for the second season. He charged huge amount of US$175,000 to become a part of its second series. After successful journey of ‘The Office’, he rose to prominence and success. In 2006, he supplied his voice in computer-animated movie ‘Over the Hedge’. His another notable movie came as the lead character of Evan Almighty in a sequel of ‘Bruce Almighty’. He received huge appreciation and applause for his outstanding performance. Later he became the part of successful movies like ‘Get Smart’, ‘Despicable Me’, ‘Despicable Me 2’ and ‘The Bobo’. These movies take his name to the height of success that he had never imagined. His recent movie came in the year 2014 which was named ‘Foxcatcher’.

Significance to his personal life biography, the handsome actor Steve is a married man. He got married to Saturday Night Live actress Nancy Carell. They started their relationship when they met in an improvisation class at Second City. From his marital relation with his wife, he has two children named ‘Elisabeth Anne’ and ‘John’. The duo has acted together in the several shows like ‘The Daily Show’, ‘The Office’ and ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’. Steve is living prosperous life with his family without falling into any controversy. His name is never linked up with another actress. Till date, there is no news of their divorce.

Like it is often said that, age is just a number it doesn’t affect in the person’s work. The same applies in the case of this talented actor. Even after reaching at the age bar of 51, he is still giving his best shot in his movies. The young actors can learn a lot of things from this phenomenal actor. From his acting career, he might have gathered huge net worth amount. In fact, Carell is considered as one of the highest paid actor in the American entertainment world. However, he has not exposed his real money figure in the public. More information about this exceptional actor can be extracted from the wiki and other various internet sites. He can also be followed on twitter @SteveCarell for his upcoming movies.