Andy Samberg Net Worth $16 million
Andy Samberg salary $125,000
Andy Samberg Net Worth: How rich is Andy Samberg? & How much money is Andy Samberg worth? Time to find out!
Andy Samberg is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and comedian and his current net worth is $16 million.
Born in Berkeley, California, as David A.J. Samberg, he is the son of Marjorie, an elementary school teacher, and Joe, a photographer.
He grew up with his two sisters and changed his name to Andy at five years old.
Growing up, he attended elementary school with his co-star from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Chelsea Peretti.
Andy discovered SNL as a child while sneaking past his parents to watch professional wrestling on television.
He quickly became obsessed with the snowmaking his devotion to comedy a true frustration for his teachers who believed it is distracting him.
Upon graduating from Berkeley High School, the place where he became interested in creative writing, he attended University of California, Santa Cruz.
He stayed at Santa Cruz for two years before moving to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from where he majored in experimental films.
How did Andy Samberg get famous?
Quickly after graduation, he became a YouTube and internet celebrity who used to make his own comedy videos with two of his friends.
After YouTube came into the world, the streaming of their videos became much widespread over the internet.
He became a featured player on SNL mostly because of the work he had done on their sketch comedy website, TheLonelyIsland.com. The website helped them land an agent and eventually get SNL to hire them.
Before joining the cast, he serves as a member of the comedy troupe The Lonely Island and still is, with Taccone and Schaffer.
The trio started writing for SNL and even released their first album titled Incredibad, in 2009.
Since then he starred in many films, commercials, music videos. But he even hosted special events, including the 2009 MTV Movie Awards.
How does Andy Samberg make money?
He earned the majority of his net worth from his TV career, with his most famous work being SNL and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. For the latest, he earns approx. $125,000 per episode.
While each season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine typically has 23 episodes, Samberg makes about $2.9 million per season from the Fox comedy. In total, then, he has taken home about $8.6 million after starring in the show for three seasons.
In addition, his films, mostly his animated features, have grossed over $1.4 billion at the box office.
As of his personal life, he is married and has a daughter.