Will Arnett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Jan, 2020
Facts of Will Arnett
Date of Birth: 1970 , May-4
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
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William Emerson “Will” Arnett is a Canadian actor, highly known for his comedy roles in the movies and TV shows. He is best known for his portrayal of George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II in the Fox/Netflix series Arrested Development. He has appeared in films such as Blades of Glory (2007), Hot Rod (2007) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014). He is a prolific voice actor with film roles including Ratatouille (2007), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), Despicable Me (2010), The Nut Job (2014) and Batman in the Lego Movie franchise. He has received 4 Emmy nominations for his works in 30 rock. His net worth is $12 million at present.

Early Life And Education Of Will Arnett

Will Arnett was born on May 4, 1970, in Toronto, Ontario Canada. He is the son of Edith Alexandra “Alix” who was a father and Emerson James Jim” Arnett. Going across from legal background Arnett among where his parents were a corporate lawyer and brewer and were engaged within various company and occupation at the same time.

During his teenage, his mother encouraged him to join acting classes and entre within the acting career. He got graduated from the Leaside High School and completed his high school level.

Similarly, he attended Concordia University, Montreal where he stayed only for a single semester and later got dropped out. He also attended for the audition within the commercial shoot in Toronto from that time he started enjoying the field of acting and film industry. 

Will Arnett has 3 siblings including 1 younger brother and 2 elder sisters. His father after the graduation from Harvard University started practicing as a corporate lawyer. His father even served to the president along with this also stated as a legal advisor of Milson Breweries within the year across 1997 till 2000.

Will Arnett is highly listed within 2 biggest comic influences i.e. Steve Martin and Chevy Chase from where he got a large number of appreciation and a huge collection of fans.

Will Arnett's Career

Will Arnett made his career debut in February 1996 from the television pilot with Kevin Pollak and his wife, Lucy Webb, for CBS, that was not picked up. He starred in another pilot for The Mike O'Malley Show in 1999, as the protagonist's friend Jimmy.  

He has appeared in movies such as Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, Show Dogs, The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature, The Lego Batman Movie, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Lego Movie.

He appeared in a 2012 American science fiction action comedy movie Men in Black 3 alongside Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, and Jemaine Clement, among others.

He appeared in the TV shows; Hot Date, The Magic School Bus Rides Again, The Gong Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

He has also appeared in the 2016 Netflix series, Flaked, alongside Ruth KearneyDavid Sullivan and Elisabeth Röhm.

Will Arnett's Net Worth

Will Arnett's net worth is $12 million at present. He earns a salary of $125 thousand per episode from his career.

Arnett's TV and film credits include "The Millers", "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret", "The Office", "Running Wilde" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" (2014). 

He has voiced numerous characters on TV and in video games, including "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" and "Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard". He has lent his voice in the films such as Ratatouille (2007), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), Despicable Me (2010), The Nut Job (2014) and Batman in the Lego Movie franchise.

Will Arnett's Personal Life

Will Arnett has been married twice in his life. Arnett was married to actress Penelope Ann Miller in the year 1994 and got separated in the year 1995.

Similarly, Arnett got married for the second time after the affair with Amy Poehler in the year 29, 2003. Arnett and Poehler have two sons namely, Archibald and Abel.

Arnett and Poehler were also awarded by New York magazine in the year 2005 with the title “New Yorkers of the Year”. Inside wiki, it has also mention within IFC sequence there was the special appearance of Arnett where he was highlighted.

Arnett also came across the controversy relating his second marriage after the affair. Yet he never disclosed the reason behind the separation with Penelope Ann Miller. He also announced that the couples are getting separated in 2012 after 9 years of their marriage yet their divorce was filed only in the year 2014 on April 8. 

Will Arnett stands at the height 6 feet 2 inches. He highly appears in social networking sites. He has a large number of followers on Twitter and photos can be found within Facebook.