Etan Cohen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Aug, 2019
Facts of Etan Cohen
Date of Birth: 1974 , March-14
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Etan Cohen
Birth Name Etan Cohen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Israel
Ethnicity White
Profession Screenwriter
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Married to Emily Jean Bowen
Education Harvard College
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Etan Cohen is an American screenwriter and film director who has written the scripts to Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Tropic Thunder and Men in Black 3. He has won a Comedy Festival Award for Best Short Film for My Wife Is Retarded at US Comedy Arts Festival.

Childhood, Family & Education

Etan Cohen was born on March 14, 1974, in Israel, to a Jewish family and was raised by his parents in Efrat, and later in Sharon, Massachusetts.

Names of the Israel-born actor's father and mother are not available. It's also unclear if he has a brother or sister or not. Etan is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

As for the educational background of Cohen, he has completed his graduation from the Maimonides School and Harvard College.

Career & Awards

His first produced the scripts of Beavis and Butthead in 1995 and 1997. He has since written King of the Hill (directed by Mike Judge) from 2001 to 2005, and a feature film, Idiocracy (2006).

In the late 1990s, Etan worked as a screenwriter on two other television series, the animated Recess and the ABC short-lived television sitcom, It's Like, You Know....

He has written on the episode, "Failure Is Not a Factory-Installed Option" of the animated series, American Dad!

In 2008, he co-wrote the action-comedy film, Tropic Thunder, along with Justin Theroux and Ben Stiller. He is also the screenwriter of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and Men in Black 3 (2012).

Etan wrote and directed the mystery crime film, Holmes & Watson, in 2018. The film earned him a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director.

He received a Comedy Festival Award for Best Short Film for My Wife Is Retarded at US Comedy Arts Festival in 2007.

Salary, Earnings & Net Worth

Being a successful screenwriter and film director, Etan Cohen certainly earns a handsome amount of money. Both his salary and net worth are under review. However, looking at Etan's success, we can assure his total fortune in millions.

According to online sources, a screenwriter and director in the United States of America earn $30 thousand to $200 thousand and $96 thousand to $196 thousand on average respectively.

Personal Life: Married to Wife Emily Jean Bowen

Talking about the personal life of Etan Cohen, the Get Hard director seems to be pretty secretive about his private pieces of stuff.

However, according to the Fandom website, he is a married man. Yes, he has been in a marital relationship with his wife Emily Jean Bowen.

The couple knows each other since their college days: they both graduated from Harvard University. The couple tied the knot in a Jewish ceremony.

It's unclear if the pair has children together or not. Let's just wait for Etan to open up everything about his personal life.

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