|Celebrated Name:||Ed O’Neill|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Edward Leonard O’Neill|
|Age:||74 years old|
|Birth Date:||12 April 1946|
|Birth Place:||Youngstown, Ohio, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Catherine Rusoff (m. 1986)|
|Children:||Yes (Sophia O’Neill, Claire O’Neill)|
|Profession:||American actor and comedian|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$70 Million|
|Last Updated:||September 2020|
Edward Leonard “Ed” O’Neill is known as one of the best actors as well as a comedian. The American based performer is famous for his role named Al Bundy in the popular show “Married….with Children,” which was aired on the Fox Network. He had gained immense fame from the said role and was also honored with two nominations for the prestigious Golden Globe Awards.
Besides, he has garnered additional fame for his role of patriarch Jay Pritchett in the much-adored show “Modern Family,” aired on the ABC channel. This had fetched him glorious nominations for Primetime Emmy Awards thrice and four times are winning the prestige of Screen Actors Guild Awards.
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Ed O’Neill was born on the 12th of April in the year 1946, in the Youngstown region of Ohio, to the Irish American Catholic parents Ruth Ann and Edward Philip O’Neill. O’Neill had received initial education from the Ursuline High School, henceforth, which he was transferred to the prestigious Worthington High School.
Here, he was graced with the victory of the state championship and was thereafter known as Ed O’Winner. He had hence bagged a football scholarship to the prestigious Ohio University where he had opted for major in History. O’Neill is known to have attended the Mu Chapter of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. However, after the initial period, he had indulged himself more in sports and parties and would spend lesser time studying.
O’Neill had henceforth got enrolled in the Youngstown State University (YSU) as a defensive lineman. He had also begun as Delta Sigma in the Delta Sigma Phi. In the year 1969, he was also taken into consideration by the Pittsburg Steelers as a free agent but was withdrawn from the training camp.
Thereafter, he joined as a substitute teacher of the social studies subject at the Ursuline High School.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 12 April 1946, Ed O’Neill is 74 years old as of today’s date 30th September 2020. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 111 kg.
Career, Awards & Achievement
In the year 1979, O’Neill had played the role of a boxer in “Knockout.” This had brought him to the due notice of William Friedkin, who had gone on to sign him as a police detective for Cruising, ultimately making it O’Neill’s debut film.
In the year 1985, he was invited for a guest appearance in “The Equalizer.” A year later, he was also cast in the TV series “Popeye Doyle,” which was initially featured in The French Connection. In the same year, 1986, he had taken up the role of Lennie in the play “Of Mice and Meri.” The play had taken place at the Hartford Theater in the city of Hartford, Connecticut. His performance was praised with the opportunity of auditioning for “Married…with Children”. He had successfully landed the role of Al Bundy, and the series was aired from the year 1987 to 1997.
The success had helped him sign several movies such as “The Bone Collector,” “Dutch,” and “Little Giants.” His minor roles were featured in “Wayne’s World,” “Wayne’s World 2,” and “The 10th Kingdom”. Thereby, he had also landed a comedy role of “Dirty Champion” in “In Living Color.” Besides the cameo in “8 Simple Rules”, he had also graced the screens in “The Adventures of Ford Fairlane” and “Cruising.” In the middle of the 90s, O’Neill was also spotted in a number of advertisements for 1-800-COLLECT.
In 2003, O’Neill was signed as Sgt. Joe Friday in the remake of “Dragnet.” However, with the cancellation of the series in the second season, he had signed himself for “The West Wing” and “John From Cincinnati.”
In 2009, O’Neill had collaborated with David Faustino for “Starving.”
The same year, he had also appeared in “Modern Family.” He also has an alliance with Straight Talk and had gone on for voice-over commercials of Zyrtec.
O’Neill was again seen in 2016, featuring Hank the Octopus in “Finding Dory.”
Net Worth & Salary of Ed O’Neill in 2020
O’Neill has given over 40-years of service in the acting industry. He had always maintained a versatile platform and had performed gloriously in every genre given to him. From commercials to voice roles, from series to films, O’Neill has mastered every role which has eventually led to a whopping net worth of $70 Million as of September 2020.
Ed O’Neill has always been reported as an outgoing and party-loving personality. As an excelling sportsman during his high school days, he had always been into the fame game from his early days. With his growing years and success, O’Neill had emerged as a very successful actor contributing to various fields, thereby emerging as a globally recognized actor and comedian.