Multi-talented Hollywood star and American actor Adam Scott is also a comedian, director, producer, screenwriter as well as a podcaster.
Scott’s role in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation as Ben Wyatt is one of his most popular stints to date. Some of his notable performances in series include in The Vicious Kid, Party Down, Step Brothers, and as Ed Mackenzie in HBO’s Big Little Lies. He is currently co-starring in the sitcom Ghosted. He also has a slew of film roles to his credit some of which include – Krampus, Knocked Up, Step Brothers, Our Idiot Brother, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Black Mass.
While the handsome actor has become a regular face on the television screen, there are still some lesser known facts about him which fans would find very interesting. Check out all the details about his biography, wife, kids, height, age, net worth and a lot more in this article.
Adam Scott: Brief Biography, Age
His parents – Anne and Dougald Scott received him as their bundle of joy in Santa Cruz, California, in the United States of America on April 3, 1973. Both of his parents are retired teachers and he has two older siblings, Shannon (sister) and David (brother).
Scott attended Harbor High School and also honed his acting skills at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California.
His Film and Television Career
Since the inception of his acting career in 1994, Scott has appeared in several films and shows and also directed and produced a lot more. He has also been active ever since. His film debut was as Joe in Cityscrapes: Los Angeles in 1994.
Subsequently, he has appeared in the following feature films; Who Loves the Sun (2006), Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996), The Lesser Evil (1998), High Crimes (2002), The Aviator (2004), Torque (2004), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Monster-in-Law (2005), Friends with Kids (2012), Knocked Up (2007), Leap Year (2010), Our Idiot Brother (2011), August (2008), Piranha 3D (2010), to mention a few.
His role in the 2010 film The Vicious Kind as Caleb Sinclaire scored him a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award for best actor. Additionally, the film was received with positive reviews from movie lovers and critics.
The actor has an even more interesting career in television than films. His TV debut role was as Dan in Dead at 21. He also appeared in the series Boy Meets World as Griff Hawkins and Party of Five as Josh. Adam Scott has also starred in Six Feet Under. and HBO drama Tell Me You Love Me in 2007. His role in the Starz network show Party Down landed him a spot on the 2009 Entertainment Weekly Ewwy nomination list for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.
Among his stellar performances, his roles in Parks and Recreation, Children Hospital, Big Little lies, Six Feet Under, and Ghosted, garnered him much fame in the very competitive industry.
Adam Scott as a Podcaster
His podcasting career is as successful as his acting. He co-hosts the Earwolf podcast U Talkin’ U2 To Me which he co-created with Scott Aukerman in February 2014.
Recently, the partners also launched another podcast in February 2018, Though it shares the same format as their first podcast, the recent one covers the career and work of the band R.E.M., titled R U Talkin’ R.E.M. Re: Me?. Scott has also made guest appearances in other podcasts.
Among the numerous awards he has been nominated for, Adam Scott has won a Sidewalk Film Festival award and Strasbourg International Film Festival award for his stellar performance in The Vicious Kid in 2009.
Who is Adam Scott’s Wife, Kids?
Adam Scott appears to be quite a dedicated family man. He got married to Naomi Sablan in 2005 and they have two children together – a daughter named Frankie and a son named Graham. For what it’s worth, the actor and his wife are happy and have managed to keep their relationship away from the public. Scott has not had any controversy or rumour tormenting his marriage so far.
Adam Scott has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs about 75 Kg. Though his other body measurements are not available, it’s clear that the actor has brown eyes to compliment his brown hair. His shoe size is 10.
While his salary and earnings are not stated, Adam Scott has a net worth of worth $2 million. Apparently, his wealth is an accumulation of his earnings from his career in the movie industry as well as his podcast stints.