Despite the fact that they are one of the most important, as well as creative part entertainment, screenwriters do not usually attract a lot of media attention due to the fact that their job takes place behind the cameras. However, TV producer and screenwriter Michael Koman has been able to draw his fair share of fame because of the quality of his work which is described as award-winning and more importantly, his successful wife Ellie Kemper who is one of the celebrated actresses in Hollywood.
His list of television credits is a long one but he is widely known for his contribution on the television show titled Late Night With Conan O’Brien which has earned him several nominations. Michael Koman is also an accomplished comedian, his biggest and most remarkable achievement till date is his work on Comedy Central’s ‘Nathan For You. Being the life partner of a successful actress has earned him a lot of recognition, besides, he and his wife has inspired millions of people with their stable relationship. Michael has been described as a caring father and a doting spouse which has made him a role model for his fans. The television producer has a down-to-earth nature and a charming disposition, according to his wife; he is a real delight and a good son-in-law too.
Who Is Michael Koman?
Michael Koman was born on the 2nd of February 1977 and his country of birth is the United States of America which points to his American nationality. He grew up in San Diego. There is a dearth of information on the identity of his parents and siblings and besides, facts about his formative years have never been made public.
The little we could gather suggests that he developed a healthy dose of interest in the comic art right from childhood and his early outlets for such interest include SCTV’s sketch comedy show which he always watched with a lot of enthusiasm, a collection of classic vinyl comic albums at UCSD’s library to which he was an ardent listener and more importantly, The Comedy Store club very close to his La Jolla home where he got an after-school job during his high school days. This particular job led the young comedian into his own short performances as stand-up sets.
His career as a screenwriter took-off from MADtv, an opportunity which came his way in 1999 while he was a college student in Los Angeles and having occasional performances at The Improv. While working at The Improv, Michael, along with his friend and fellow comedian Todd Glass, wrote and produced a sketch show titled Todd’s Coma with famed comedy actor Fred Willard on the set of the show which was staged at National Comedy Theatre formally called HBO Workspace. It happened that the manager sent one of his tapes to MADtv on his behalf, and at the time, the producers at MADtv were hunting for young writing talent.
His Life As Ellie Kemper’s Husband
On the matrimonial front, the professional screenwriter cum producer is living in marital bliss with his wife Ellie Kemper whom he married on the 7th of July 2012. They started dating after their chanced meeting at the backstage of Late Night with Conan O’Brien and have put in an appearance in one of their sketches. Their marriage has endured for over six years and is blessed with a son – James Miller Koman, who came into the world in 2016.
What Does Michael Koman Do For a Living?
As a producer cum writer, Michael Koman has made notable contributions to numerous television projects. He was with MADtv series for over three years, from 1999 to 2001 and became a contributor to Late Night with Conan O’Brien in 2001. A job which lasted till 2008, earning him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Series. He was also part of Important Things with Demetri Martin, serving as a supervising producer, as well as a writer.
Michael was busy writing and creating the series titled Eagleheart from 2011 through 2014, within this period, he also created and wrote the series known as Nathan For You and still went further to serve as its executive producer. His other accomplishments as a writer include Triumph’s Election Watch 2016 as well as Saturday Night Live. His notable work as a producer and screenwriter has earned him a lot of popularity and he has bagged several prestigious awards and nominations for his efforts. Notable among them is an Emmy and four Writers Guild of America Awards.
In the meantime, Michael Koman has established a notable presence on social media with a seriously funny profile. He personally runs his Twitter handle, often uploading quirky and extremely hilarious things, his posts might appear a bit awkward at times but they always prove to be very entertaining.