|Celebrated Name:||Steven Wright|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Steven Alexander Wright|
|Age:||67 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 06, 1955|
|Birth Place:||Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Steven Wright Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||American comedian, actor, and writer|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$3 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Steven Alexander Wright is a famous stand-up comedian, film producer, writer, and actor in America. He is widely known for his unique sluggish voice and expressionless delivery of philosophical, and ironic one-liners, and jokes with unnatural situations. He was ranked in the fifteenth position in Rolling Stone’s list of 50 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians in 2017.
Wright is the winner of the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for authoring and producing the short movie “The Appointments of Dennis Jennings” in 1988. He has received a nomination for Primetime Emmy Awards two times as a producer of “Louie” (2010 to 2015). Wright is known for his performance in the Peabody Award-winning web series, titled “Horace and Pete.”
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Early Life & Biography
Wright was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is born to his Italian American mother named Lucille “Dolly” and his Scottish father named Alexander K. Wright, who was an electronics technician. He was raised in Burlington, Massachusetts. Wright has three siblings. Wright’s father has tested several types of equipment for NASA during their Apollo spacecraft program. After the end of this program, he started working as a truck driver.
Wright went to Middlesex Community College in Bedford, Massachusetts, and earned his associate degree. Later he attended Emerson College and completed his graduation in 1978. From the next year, he started to perform stand-up comedy at the Comedy Connection, Boston. In his childhood days, he was inspired by two people, namely director Woody Allen and comedian George Carlin.
Steven Wright is not married. He is single and so does not have any children. There is also no news about his relationships with anyone. Besides comedy, Steve Wright has recorded various non-comedy songs with his actor friend, Mark Weuther. He also has an interest in painting.
In 2008, Steven Wright appeared on “The Late Late Show” as a visiting celebrity. In May 2000, Wright, along with alumni members as Barry Crimmins, Lenny Clarke, Bill Sohonage, Jimmy Tingle, and Steve Sweeney, worked to support their fellow comedian, Bob Lazarus, who had leukemia.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 06 1955, Steven Wright is 67 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
In 1982, the executive producer of “The Tonight Show,” Peter Lassally booked Wright on the show. The show’s host and the audience were impressed by his comic skills, and the show gained more popularity.
In 1985, Steven Wright came up with his first comedy album, “I Have a Pony” on Warner Bros. Records. This album garnered critical acclaim and got nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album. Due to the album’s success, he got another big offer to record, “A Steven Wright Special,” on HBO DVD. This performance is one of the longest-running and highly requested comedy specials on HBO that brought him a huge success on the university arena recital circuits.
In 1989 he won an Academy Award for a thirty-minute movie, “The Appointments of Dennis Jennings.” After his comedy show “Wicker Chairs and Gravity,” he did occasional guest appearances s on late-night talk shows in 1990.
After two years, in 1992, he was starred in a recurring role on the TV sitcom “Mad About You.” In the same year, he lent his voice in the movie “Reservoir Dogs.”
In 1999, he authored as well as directed the thirty-minute short movie, named “One Soldier.”
In 2006, he made his debut in the field of production. He produced his first stand-up special show in sixteen years of his career as “Steven Wright: When The Leaves Blow Away.” The show aired on Comedy Central in 2006.
On September 25, 2007, he came up with his second album, titled “I Still Have a Pony,” that got nominated for the “Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.”
Awards & Achievements
Steven Wright won Academy Award in 1989 for Best Short Live-Action Movie for “The Appointments of Dennis Jennings.” He also received Emmy nominations for two times for his production of the movie “Louie,” in 2014 and 2015.
On December 15, 2008, he was inducted into the Boston Comedy Hall of Fame.
In 2005, as a result of the poll of “The Comedian’s Comedian,” he was ranked at 23rd position in the Comedy Central’s list of the Hundred most excellent stand-up comics.
His comedy album in 1985, “I Have a Pony,” received critical acclaim. It got a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album. His performance in HBO special “A Steven Wright Special” became very popular.
Net Worth & Salary of Steven Wright in 2023
As of May 2023, the net worth of Steven Wright is estimated to be $3 million. Major sources of his wealth is television and films.
Some of his famous albums are I Have a Pony, Warner Bros. Records CD, and A Steven Wright Special, HBO DVD (in 1985), The Appointments of Dennis Jennings, DVD (in 1989), One Soldier, DVD (in 1999), When the Leaves Blow Away, DVD (in 2006), and I Still Have a Pony, Comedy Central Records CD (in 2007)
In addition to it, Wright has also done a few films that include Desperately Seeking Susan (in 1985), Stars and Bars (in 1988), So I Married an Axe Murderer (in 1993), Speechless (in 1994), Natural Born Killers (in 1994), The Swan Princess (in 1994), Mixed Nuts (in 1994), Canadian Bacon (in 1995), Babe: Pig in the City and Half Baked (in 1998), The Muse (in 1999), Loser (in 2000), Coffee and Cigarettes (in 2003), When Stand Up Stood Out, The Aristocrats, and Son of the Mask (in 2005)
Steven Wright also wrote and produced the movie “The Appointments of Dennis Jennings,” for which he received an Academy Award in 1989. He has been nominated for two Grammy Awards and two Primetime Emmy Awards.
Steven Wright is an accomplished television personality who has garnered huge fame and fortune from his endeavors as an actor, stand-up comedian, producer, and writer. This award-winning personality has created a respectable image for himself and has stolen his fans’ hearts from his impressive comic talent.