Seth MacFarlane net worth is $194 million
Quick facts about Seth MacFarlane
Date of birth: October 26, 1973
Place of birth: Kent, Connecticut, U.S.
Occupation: actor, animator, cartoonist, director, producer, comedian
Seth Macfarlane has the mind of a comedy genius. Born Seth Woodbury MacFarlane, he is not only a writer, but an actor, a producer, singer, director, and songwriter. A jack of all trades, he entertains people of every walk of life and generation. Creator of hit comedies like Family Guy and The Cleveland Show, his outlandish sense of humor appeals to audiences around the globe. Born Seth Woodbury MacFarlane, October 26, 1973, in Kent Connecticut, he was recruited to Hollywood his senior year. From there, he started work on Hanna-Barbara shows including Dexter’s Lab, Johnny Bravo and I am a Weasel.
His first career in Hollywood was as an animator, but he quickly began to branch out. He is also an actor, making appearances on sitcoms, voice-overs, and cameos. He is also a singer who has performed at the likes of Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall. Under his belt is his role as “Ted” in the breakout hit “Ted”, speaking for a teddy bear. There seems to be nothing that he can’t do, tackle or accomplish. Born into a middle class, ordinary family, his mother worked in the Admissions Office at Kent School and his father was a teacher. Early on, MacFarlane had a rare talent for illustration and animation. Having a dry sense of humor himself, his idols are Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, and Jackie Gleason.
MacFarlane reportedly has a net worth of $194 million dollars. Money is no object that is why he recently paid $13.5 million for his Beverly Hills Mansion. Not yet married, he is often rumored to be with different women, but as of yet, no one has been able to make him commit. A face that is made for television, he has hosted many Comedy Central Roasts. He is the only comic who has been invited to roast more than one. The whole idea of the roast is to give comedians their breakthrough try. Known for his quick wit and dry sense of humor, he was asked to host the 85th Academy Awards show.
The thing, which he is probably least known for among his fans, is his singing and piano playing talent. Trained with the coaches of Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand, he is a talented musician who has one face for comedy and another for the stage. About the only thing, that hasn’t turned to gold is his recent release of A Millions Ways To Die In The West. Met with more than stellar reviews, it was nominated as one of the worst movies of the year. Pushing the envelope a little too much, it was not only offensive, it was so without humor to back it up.
Seth MacFarlane is one of the most talented entertainers of his time. What makes him so successful is also what makes him so controversial. Some say that he throws out shock humor just for the sake of the shock while others think that he is a comedic genius. Love him or hate him, you have to admire him for his ability to do it all.