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Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers is a comedian and actor from the United States of America. Seth Meyers is also an American writer and political commentator. Moreover, he has also hosted many popular shows. He has hosted a late-night talk show that airs on NBC titled Late Night with him.

Early Life

Seth Meyers was born In Evanston, Illinois, US on December 28, 1973. His zodiac sign is Capricorn and he is currently 50 years old. He was raised in Okemos, Michigan when he was 4 years old. His parents shifted to Bedford when he was 10 years old. Likewise, His mother’s name is Hilary Claire and his father’s name is Laurence Meyers JR.

His mother worked as a French teacher and his father worked in finance. He has a younger named Josh Meyers who is also an actor. His grandfather followed the Jewish religion. He does not consider himself Jewish despite performing at several Jewish Community Centers.

He studied at Edgewood Elementary in Okemos for his primary education. After that, he studied at Manchester High School West in New Hampshire for higher education. Moreover, he graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston.

Professional life

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Caption: Seth Meyers interviewing Tobias Menzies on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Source: Instagram)

Seth Meyers ran a hot dog stand while he attended college at Northwestern University in Evanston. In 2001, he joined the Saturday Night Live show. Before that, he partnered with comedian Jill Benjamin and staged a two-person show named ‘Pick-Ups and Hiccups’. Moreover, the show became a big hit in Amsterdam. He started working as a writing supervisor in 2005. Likewise, He became co-head writer alongside Yina Fey and Andrew Steele in January 2006.

He and Jill Benjamin toured across Europe for various shows. The producers of Saturday Night Live noticed him when he performed the show in Chicago. The producers called him for an interview in New York after his performance in Chicago. He traveled to New York and the show hired him. Likewise, He appeared on a single episode of the series Spin City in 2001 before his appearance on Saturday Night Live.

He performed one of their comedy sketches when he debuted at the show. The show is known to give breaks to struggling actors and comedians. He appeared in the 3D movie Journey to the Center of the Earth with Brendan Fraser and Anita Briem in 2008. However, his debut movie is the movie titled See This Movie with John Cho in 2004.

Moreover, he started to direct the web series titled The Line on Crackle in July 2008. He also hosted the Webby Awards twice in 2008 and 2009. He also hosted the Microsoft Company Meeting at Safeco Field in Seattle. Besides that, he hosted the ESPY Awards on ESPN twice in 2010 and 2011. He became the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in April 2011.

Late Night

He became the new host of Late Night in 2014 replacing Jimmy Fallon after the announcement in 2013. Before joining the Late Night show, he bid farewell to Saturday Night Live in 2014 to focus on his other ventures. The show changed its name to Late Night with him and premiered on NBC on February 24, 2014. Moreover, his first guest on the show was Amy Poehler. He hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2014 and the 75th Golden Globe Awards in 2018.

Seth Meyers – Achievements and Net Worth 2024

Seth has won many awards including the Writers Guild of America for Comedy/Variety series twice in 2009 and 2010. He won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics in 2011. He won the Writers Guild of America for Comedy/Variety series again twice in 2016 and 2017.

His estimated net worth of his is around $10 million US dollars. He earned a huge amount of money through his acting in different films and hosting different shows.

Seth Meyers – Relationship Status

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Caption: Seth Meyers with his wife Alexi Ashe (Source: Instagram)

Seth dated a human rights lawyer named Alexi Ashe. They both engaged in July 2013. Eventually, they both married on September 1, 2013, on Martha’s Vinyard. He and Alexi have a son named Ashe Olson Meyer who was born at Lenox Hill Hospital on March 27, 2016. The couple gave birth to a second son Axel Strahl Meyers on April 8, 2018.

Talking about his rumors and controversy, he’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, he is focusing on his personal and professional life. Moreover, he likes to keep a distance from rumors and controversy.

Seth Meyers – Body Measurement

Seth Meyers stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 70 Kg. He has black hair and hazel eyes. Moreover, his body measurements are 42-31-35.

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Caption: Seth Meyers body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

He is pretty active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 710K followers on his Instagram account. On his Twitter, there are over 5 million followers. His verified Facebook page has over 404K followers.