Jay Chandrasekhar
Jay Chandrasekhar
Celebrated Name: Jay Chandrasekhar
Real Name/Full Name: Jayanth Jambulingam Chandrasekhar
Gender: Male
Age: 56 years old
Birth Date: 9 April 1968
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.82 M
Weight: 85 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Susan Clarke (m, 2005)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (3 Children)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A/Yes (name)
Is Jay Chandrasekhar Gay?: No
Profession: Comedian, Film Director, Screenwriter, and Actor.
Net Worth in 2024: $10 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Jay Chandrasekhar is a popular American comedian, film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best remembered for his work with the sketch comedy group, Broken Lizard, and his direction and starring roles in various Broken Lizard films including, “Super Troopers” and “Beerfest.” He has directed episodes of numerous television series including, “Community” and “The Goldbergs.”

Maybe you know about Jay Chandrasekhar very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jay Chandrasekhar’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Jay Chandrasekhar, whose full name is Jayanth Jambulingam Chandrasekhar, was born on the 9th of April 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. to parents,  Arcot Jambulingam Chandrasekhar and  Hema Chandrasekhar. Both of his parents are physicians of Tamil origin and are originally from Chennai, India. He has an older as well as a younger sister, and both of them are lawyers by profession.

Also, his cousin, Sendhil Ramamurthy, is a popular actor as well. Coming to his education, he has attended Lake Forest Academy and is a graduate of Colgate University with a major in European history and a minor in philosophy. He has also spent a semester at Chicago’s Loyola University during college.

Personal Life

Jay Chandrasekhar married the popular actress, Susan Clarke in 2005 and they have been together ever since. The couple has three children.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on the 9th of April 1968, Jay Chandrasekhar is 56 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.82 M tall, and his weight is 85 Kg.


Jay Chandrasekhar’s career began when he formed the comedy group, “Broken Lizard” with the members, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, and Erik Stolhanske. In 1996, he began making shorts that featured the troupe, and in the same year, he directed the comedy film, “Puddle Cruiser.”

The film was made on a strict budget and the extras, and other actors were actually family and friends of the group, but the film did make it into the Sundance Film Festival, the following year. He then directed the 2001 comedy film Super Troopers. 4 years later, in 2005; he directed the comedy road film, “The Dukes of Hazzard,” which was a financial success even though it didn’t have a great critical reception.

He is a well-known television comedy director having directed various episodes of the popular comedy series including, “Chuck,” “Community,” “Psych,” “Blue Mountain State,” “The Goldbergs,” and “Arrested Development.” In 2012, he directed the comedy film, “The Babymakers.” He has also appeared in an episode of the TV series, “Community” and “Psych.” He also does stand-up comedy with his Broken Lizard teammates, Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan.

Awards & Achievements

Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Jay Chandrasekhar:

  • He was the winner of the CinEuphoria Award in the category of Merit – Honorary Award for “The Goldbergs” at the 2020 CinEuphoria Awards.
  • He was the winner of the Golden Starfish Award in the category of Best American Independent Film for “Puddle Cruiser” at the 1996 Hamptons International Film Festival.
  • He was the winner of the OFTA Television Award in the category of Best Direction in a Comedy Series for “Community” in 2012.
  • He was the winner of the Audience Award for “Super Troopers” at the 2001 SXSW Film Festival.

Net Worth & Salary of Jay Chandrasekhar in 2024

Jay Chandrasekhar Net Worth
Jay Chandrasekhar Net Worth

As of July 2024, Jay Chandrasekhar has gathered a net worth of $10 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a comedian, film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is most well-known for being the founder of the comedy group, “Broken Lizard,” and for directing and starring in various Broken Lizard films including, “Super Troopers” and “Beerfest.” He has also directed various episodes of the popular comedy series including, “Community,” “Psych,” “The Goldbergs,” and “Arrested Development.”

Jay Chandrasekhar has been a great TV director, and his work proves that. One lesson which we can all learn from his life is his ability to keep working and improving his craft. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps entertaining us like he always has.


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