Sean Covel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Oct, 2019
Facts of Sean Covel
Name Sean Covel
Birth Name Sean Covel
Father Tom Covel
Mother Kris Covel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Newcastle, Wyoming
Ethnicity White
Profession Producer
Married Yes
Divorce Alexa Vega
Movies Napoleon Dynamite, The 12 Dogs of Christmas, Think Tank, Cafe, Tater Tot & Patton
TV Show Napoleon Dynamite
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Sean Covel is an American film producer. He has produced many short movies, movies, and television animation series. He is known as the producer of movies like Carter & Jane, Concrete Blondes, Cafe, and Napolean Dynamite. He is a two-time nominee of Film Independent Spirit Awards. He also produced the animation version of Napolean Dynamite animated series.

Born In Newcastle, Wyoming

Sean Covel was born on 4th March 1976 in Newcastle, Wyoming, the United States of America. Covel holds American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity.

He is one of the three kids of Tom Covel and Kris Covel. His family later moved to Edgemont, South Dakota, where he grew up with his two sisters Brianne and Brittainy.

The 43-year-old American actor completed his education from the University of Nebraska, Kearney majoring in Broadcast Management. Covel moved to San Francisco and completed a Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

Journey From Short Movie To Big Budget Movie

Sean Covel debuted as a producer from the short movie American Gulag in 2002. His first full-length movie Napoleon Dynamite was released in 2004, from which he was nominated for Film Independent Spirit Awards in 2005.

In 2005, he produced a kids' movie The 12 Dogs of Christmas for the television. Jennifer Love Hewitt played a main role in his 2011 movie Cafe. A year later, his animated television series, Napolean Dynamite, was released.

Sean Covel with his ex-wife at Las Vegas for the show SOURCE: Getty Image

His last produced movie, Tater Tot & Patton, came in 2017, in which Jessica Rothe, Bates Wilder, and Forest Weber were cast in the main role.

What Is Sean Covel's Net Worth In 2019?

Covel has been active as a producer for more than a decade. He must have accumulated his net worth in millions. He might also earn backend profit from his films, but the exact detail is not available. His movie, Napoleon Dynamite, collected $44.54 million at the Box Office, so as a producer, Covel must have made a whopping sum of money.

Besides, Covel also earned pretty well from his television series, which also has 6.4 ratings in the IMDB. From his produced series, he is believed to have made thousands of dollars.

Married to Actress Alexa Vega

Sean Covel is living a single life as of now. But, he was married to actress Alexa Vega, who has worked in one of his films. Covel and Vega dated for some time before tying the knot on 10th October 2010.

Sean Covel wedding Picture SOURCE: Pinterest

They lived a happily married life for two years, but they could go no longer as their mutual misunderstandings led them to end their marriage in divorce. Their divorce was finalized on 24th December 2012.

Charity Works

Sean founded a charity for the children titled 12 Days of Pizza. The foundation works with Black Hills Community Bank and Pizza Ranch to help and feed the elementary school children whose parents are financially weak.

Covel started the project with 144 meals for 12 families and gradually increased the capacity to 12,000 meals for more than 1000 low-income families.

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