Every fact fans need to know about Steve Carell
Steven Carell is a famous American actor and comedian. Steven starred as Michael Scott in NBC’s version of Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais’ British comedy The Office (2005–2011; 2013), where he also served as an occasional producer, writer, and director.
Carell has won numerous awards for his work in television and film, such as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. By Life magazine, he was named “America’s Funniest Man.” He appeared in Little Miss Sunshine, The Big Short, and Battle of the Sexes, the other two of which earned him his eighth and ninth Golden Globe nominations, respectively.
In the 2010s, Carell began to take on more tragic roles, with his portrayal as John Eleuthère du Pont, wrestling coach and convicted murderer, in the drama film Foxcatcher in 2014, earning him many honors and nominations.
Quick Facts and Body Statistics:
Full name: Steven John Carell
Date of birth: August 16, 1962
Place of birth: Nashoba Brooks, Massachusetts
Age: 60 years (As of 2022)
Occupation: Actor, Director
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Height: 5’9″ ( 175cm)
Net Worth: $80 million
Facts about Steven Carell
- Steven was born the youngest of four boys at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts, and raised in Acton, Massachusetts. Edwin A. Carell (1925–2021) was an electrical engineer, and his mother, Harriet Theresa (1925–2016).
- His father had Italian and German ancestors, while his mother had Polish ancestors. Steven was born in Nashoba Brooks, Massachusetts, and attended Nashoba Brooks School, The Fenn School, and Middlesex School. In high school, he participated in ice hockey and lacrosse.
- Steven began his acting career in a touring children’s theatre company, subsequently appearing in the comedy musical Knat Scatt Private Eye and a 1989 television commercial for Brown’s Chicken restaurant.
- However, Steven rose to prominence as a correspondent on Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show from 1999 to 2005.
- Then, he starred in films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and its 2013 sequel, and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Evan Almighty, Get Smart, Date Night, Crazy, Stupid, Love, and The Way, Way Back.
- In addition to Over the Hedge in 2006, Horton Hears a Who! in 2008, and the Despicable Me franchise from 2010-present. Also, he has voiced characters in Over the Hedge, Horton Hears a Who!, and the Despicable Me franchise (2010–present).
- Furthermore, he made a comeback to TV in the comedy series Angie Tribecaas; he is the co-creator of the series with his wife, Nancy Carell, which aired from 2016 to 2018.
- Steve was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Mitch Kessler in the Apple TV+ drama series The Morning Show (2019–present).
- He purchased the Marshfield Hills General Store in Marshfield, Massachusetts, in February 2009.
- In 2020, Steven joined several other Hollywood stars in donating to the Minnesota Freedom Fund (MFF), a nonprofit organization.
- Steven married Nancy Carell (née Walls), a Saturday Night Live alumna, on August 5, 1995. They met when Nancy was a student in Steven’s improvisation class at Second City. The couple was blessed with two children Elisabeth Anne “Annie” was born in May 2001, and John “Johnny” was born in June 2004.