Jason Mantzoukas is an American comedic actor who rose to fame for his work on the comedy series The League and movie The Dictator. He appeared in movies including Sleeping with Other Pople, and They Came Together. He currently co-hosts a film discussion podcast How Did This Get Made?.
Studied at Middlebury College
Jason Mantzoukas was born on 18th December 1972 in Nahant, Ma s sachusetts, the United States of America. He holds American citizenship and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
He was born as the eldest son to Willam Mantzoukas and Cynthia Mantzoukas. He and his younger sister Melissa Mantzoukas was raised in Ma s sachusetts.
Mantzoukas went to Swampscott High School where he completed his graduation in 1991. Later, he graduated with a major in religion from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. While he was in college he used to write comedy sketches for various shows.
Started Career As a Comedian
Jason Mantzoukas started to perform comedy in the 2000 Upright Citizens Brigade. In 2001, Jason and Ed Herbstman started performing comedy acts as The Mantzoukas Brothers.
Later for three years, he worked in the computer graphics department to fulfill his daily needs. He started to work as an actor from the movie Terrorists in 2004. Their work gave them the title of Best Improv Duo by the Time Out New York in 2006.
His career boosted after he appeared in the television show The League in 2010. He appeared on the show until 2015, alongside Katie Aselton.
As for his movie appearances, he appeared in Ride Along, They Came Together, Dirty Grandpa, How to Be Single, The Night Before and many others.
In 2016, he worked as an executive producer, creator, and writer for parody series Mr. Neighbor's House. He also worked in its 2018 sequel Mr. Neighbor's House 2.
In 2018, he won the Gold Derby Awards for Ensemble of the Year for his performance in the NBC comedy sitcom, The Good Place. He shared screen on the series with Kristen Bell, D'Arcy Carden and Ted Danson.
In 2019, he appeared in the movie John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum and television series Legion. He worked as a voice actor in the movie Dolittle and television series Invincible in 2020.
Has $2 Million Net Worth
The League actor has collected a colossal amount of money from his career as an actor. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jason Mantzoukas has an estimated net worth of $2 million, as of January 2020.
According to the Paysa website, the average salary of an actor is around $50,000 per year. As the actor has appeared in many hit movies and TV series with major roles, his salary may exceed the average salary.
Here's a list of some of his hit films and their budgets and box office collections.
|Movie||Released Year||Star Cast||Budget||Box-Office|
|The Dictator||2012||Sacha Baron Cohen and Anna Faris||$65 million||$179 million|
|Ride Along||2014||Ice Cube and Kevin Hart||$25 million||$154.5 million|
|Dirty Grandpa||2016||Robert De Niro and Zac Efron||$25 million||$105.2 million|
|How to Be Single||2016||Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson||$38 million||$112.3 million|
|The Lego Batman Movie||2017||Will Arnett and Michael Cera||$80 million||$312 million|
|Ralph Breaks the Internet||2018||John C. Reilly and Gal Gadot||$175 million||$529.3 million|
|John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum||2019||Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry||$75 million||$326.7 million|
Previously Dated Actress Connie Britton
Moving towards the personal life of Jason Mantzoukas, the actor previously dated actress Connie Britton who is best known for her appearances in The Brothers McMullen and Spin City.
The former boyfriend-girlfriend duo started dating in 2009 but after staying in a romantic relationship for months, the two called it quits.
As of now, Mantzoukas is single and focusing on his career.
by ab-shailendra, 29 Jan, 2020