Will Arnett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Feb, 2020
Facts of Will Arnett
Date of Birth: 1970 , May-4
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Will Arnett
Birth Name William Emerson Arnett
Father Emerson James Arnett
Mother Edith Alexandra Palk
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Toronto, Ontario
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $12 million
Girlfriend Alessandra Brawn
Married to Amy Poehler, Penelope Ann Miller
Divorce Amy Poehler, Penelope Ann Miller
Siblings 3
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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.

Born in Toronto, Ontario

Will Arnett was born as William Emerson Arnett on May 4, 1970, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Emerson James Arnett and Edith Alexandra Palk.

Going across from legal background Arnett among where his parents were a corporate lawyer and brewer and were engaged within various companies and occupations 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; a younger brother and 2 elder sisters. His father after 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.

Acting 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.

Whopping Net Worth of $12 Million

The actor earns a decent amount of money from his acting career. According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Will Arnett has an estimated net worth is $12 million, as of 2020. As for his salary, Arnett earns around $125 thousand per episode of a series.

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 films such as Ratatouille (2007), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), Despicable Me (2010), The Nut Job (2014) and Batman in the Lego Movie franchise.

Previously Married for Twice

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”. The two called it quits in 2012 after 9 years of their marriage. They filed for divorce on April 8, 2014, which was finalized in 2016.

Expecting a Baby With Girlfriend Alessandra Brawn

Sources confirmed in May 2019 that Will Arnett had started dating his new girlfriend, Alessandra Brawn, who previously was the CEO of the clothing brand Chapel, several months ago.

The couple was spotted together in many places. They even attended the 71st Creative Arts Emmys in September 2019 together.

CAPTION: Will Arnett and Alessandra Brawn SOURCE: Daily Mail

In February 2020, sources confirmed that the boyfriend-girlfriend duo was expecting their first child together.

Brawn is already the mother of a son with her ex-husband Jon Neidich (2014-2018).