Jason Segel is an American actor, screenwriter, comedian, author, singer and producer. He is best known as Marshall Eriksen in the sitcom How I Met Your Mother and movies like Despicable Me and Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Jason is estimated to have a net worth of $40 million.
Jason Segel’s Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$40 MILLION|
|AGE:||40 (18 JANUARY 1980)|
|PROFESSION:||ACTOR, PRODUCER, COMEDIAN, SCREENWRITER|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||TELEVISION, MOVIES|
Jason Segel was born on the 18th of January 1980 in LA. He was raised in the Pacific Palisades area. He is of Jewish, English, Scottish, Irish and French descent.
Segel went to a Hebrew school and received a Bar Mitzvah ceremony. He later went to the St. Matthew’s Parish School. He then attended Harvard-Westlake School and was active in the state champion basketball team.
Jason Segel’s career began with the NBC series Freaks and Geeks. He later had roles on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Undeclared as well.
His career breakthrough came early when he was cast as Marshall Eriksen in How I Met Your Mother, alongside Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris and Cobie Smulders. His role continued until 2014.
Apart from HIMYM, Jason also acted in many movies like Can’t Hardly Wait, Dead Man on Campus, Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall and I Love You, Man.
Jason also did voice acting for Despicable Me as Vector. He then acted in Gulliver’s Travels (with Jack Black and Emily Blunt), Bad Teacher (with Cameron Diaz), The Five-Year Engagement and The End of the Tour.
Here are some of the highlights of his career.
- Jason has been nominated for several awards over the years including by the MTV Movie Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
- He won the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, among others.
- Jason actually did the full nude shot in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, instead of relying on a body double.
- He once dated his co-star Linda Cardellini from Freaks and Geeks.
What contributed to Jason Segel’s wealth
Jason Segel’s wealth can be attributed to his success on television and movies, especially with the sitcom How I Met Your Mother which lasted about 9 years.