Adam McKay
Adam McKay
Celebrated Name: Adam McKay
Real Name/Full Name: Adam McKay
Gender: Male
Age: 56 years old
Birth Date: 17 April 1968
Birth Place: Denver, Colorado, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.96 m
Weight: 113 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Shira Piven
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Pearl and Lili Rose)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Adam McKay Gay?: No
Profession: Filmmaker and comedian
Salary: $5 million
Net Worth in 2024: $70 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Adam McKay is a popular American filmmaker and comedian who is the co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade. He has written, produced, or directed many films and TV shows in his career. He teamed up with Will Ferrell to come up with a production company called Garry Sanchez Productions. McKay is the winner of multiple awards.

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Early Life & Biography

Adam McKay was born on April 17, 1968, in Denver, Colorado. He is the son of Imperato and Sarah. His father was a musician and his mother a waitress. When he was only seven years old, his parents divorced. He went to Great Valley High School located in Malvern. Following this, he was a part of Pennsylvania State University and later got transferred to Temple University. However, he dropped out from Temple University before graduating.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 17 April 1968, Adam McKay is 56 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.96 m tall, and weight is 113 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Adam McKay has been married to film and TV director Shira Piven since 1999. They have two daughters named Pearl and Lili Rose. After marrying Piven, he became the brother-in-law of Jeremy Piven. McKay is known for his frequent association with Will Ferrell, Christian Bale, and Steve Carell.


After leaving Temple University Adam McKay became a member of an improv group called The Family. He has also been a member at The Second City and was the writer and performer of Pinata Full of Bees.

Later he became one of the founding members of the improv comedy group called Upright Citizens Brigade. In 1995, he went on to become the director of Saturday Night Live. McKay has even served as the writer and actor of the show.

He was then the director, executive producer, and writer of Funny or Die Presents from 2010 to 2011. He is also the director and executive producer of Succession in 2018.

He has been credited as an executive producer for the shows No Activity, Dead to Me, Motherland: Fort Salem, A Deadly Adoption, and The Spoils of Babylon. He is all set to be the director and executive producer of Winning Time in 2022.

In films, he was the writer and director of the 2004 movie called Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. In 2006, he became the writer, director, and executive producer of Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. He was also the director and writer of the films Step Brothers, The Other Guys, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, and The Big Short.

In 2021, he was the writer, producer, and director of the film Don’t Look Up. Adam has also served as the producer of the films Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, The Boss, Holmes and Watson, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, and Daddy’s Home 2.

In 2022, he became the producer of the film Fresh. Adam is also all set to come up with the black comedy thriller film called The Menu. Additionally, he has served as executive producer of many movies.

Adam has also appeared as an actor in some films. On the web, he was the producer, writer, and actor of The Landlord in 2007. From 2008 to 2016, he served as a writer of Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. He has served as the writer of many other web shows including Mexican Donald Trump.

Awards & Achievements

Adam McKay is the winner of the 2016 Academy Award for The Big Short. He has been nominated six times for the Golden Globe Awards. McKay is also the winner of two Primetime Emmy Emmy Awards and a Directors Guild of America Awards. He has won many other awards including Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, Empire Awards, and Writers Guild of America Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Adam McKay in 2024

Adam McKay Net Worth
Adam McKay Net Worth

As of July 2024, The net worth of Adam McKay is around $70 million. He has been credited in many films and TV shows as a writer, producer, or director. With an impressive career, he has been able to make this money. McKay is still very active in his profession which can increase his net worth.

Adam McKay is a very talented person. He has always come up with something new and entertained the people. He has many upcoming ventures and has also been associated with web series. It is for his amazing talent that he has won many awards.



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