Judd Apatow
Judd Apatow

Judd Apatow is a renowned American comedian and filmmaker. He is best known for the creation of offbeat comedies that feature unconventional protagonists. He is also the founder of the Apatow Productions, a production company that produces and develops television series. Some of the series that have been produces by the company include Freaks and Geeks, Girls, Love, Crushing, Undeclared, etc.

Quick Biography

Judd was born in Syosset, New York on 6th December 1967. As a boy, he was a self-described undersized and awkward child who was picked last for sport teams. One of the events that took place in his early life that greatly shaped his character and perceptions is the divorce of his parents.

Judd was greatly wounded and angered by his parent’s break up that it later became a recurring theme in his work. At the age of 16, Judd started working as a dishwasher in a particular comedy club. Soon afterwards, he launched his own standup act.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Judd Apatow
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 6th December 1967
Birth Place: Syosset, New York
Nationality: American
Religion: Ashkenazi Jewish
Parents: Maury Apatow and Tamara Shad
Spouse: Leslie Mann
Children: Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow
Height: 1.74 m
Weight: 80 kg
Profession: Comedian and filmmaker
Net Worth in 2022: $160 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Judd is 54 years old. He is 1.74 m tall. In matters of weight, Judd weight 80 kg. In terms of body measurement, his chest is 41 inches, waist is 34 inches, and biceps 16 inches.

Education, School/College University

Judd attended Syosset High School while washing dishes at Long Island East Comedy Club. After graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles where he enrolled at the University of South California for a screenwriting program. During his second year however, he dropped out of college.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Judd’s parents were Maury Apatow and Tamara Shad. Maury, his father, was a real estate developer. Tamara, his mother, was on the other hand working as a manager of record labels. The two divorced when Judd was twelve years old, forcing him to live with his maternal grandparents. Judd had two siblings, a brother by the name Robert and a sister called Mia.

Judd is an American of the Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity. He is also known for his great criticism against the republicans.

Relationship, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Judd Apatow With Wife Leslie Mann
Judd Apatow With Wife Leslie Mann

On 9th June 1997, Judd married Leslie Mann in Los Angeles. Together they have two daughters, Maude Apatow and Iris Apatow. Judd and his family have their home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles.

Relationship Statistics

marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 9th June 1997
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Judd Apatow Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Leslie Mann
Kids: Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow

Professional Life and Career

Judd began his standup comedy performance at the age of seventeen. After graduating from high school, he joined the USC in Los Angeles. Here, he would organize and host a number of comedy night events. He would also perform at events that were organized by other people.

It is from here that his ambitions and aspirations in the comedy world grew. Ever since then, Judd has assumed numerous successful roles in this world of comedy. He has served as a co-writer, producer, editor, actor, director, etc.

Awards and nominations

In 1993, Judd won the award for the most outstanding writing in the Emmy Awards. He was also nominated five times for the Emmys. In 2007, he was nominated for Golden Globe and a Grammy.

In 2013, his work was nominated by the Critics’ Choice Awards for the best comedy award. Other nominations include the 2015 Golden Globe Awards and the 2018 Darryl F Zanuck Award. He also won the 2016 Generation Award for his immense contribution to comedy.

Judd Apatow’s Net worth, Income and Salary in 2022

Judd Apatow Net Worth
Judd Apatow Net Worth

As of May 2022, The estimated net worth of Judd Apatow is $160 million. His various sources of income include recording, producing, and writing films. For example, his total revenue from his ‘The 40 year old virgin’ film was 175 million euros.

Rumors and controversy

Judd has been facing numerous allegations of hypocrisy. He has been in the forefront of online movements that encourage victims of assault to come forward. He is also known to heavily criticize people that have been accused of such vices. According to critics however, Judd is just a hypocrite who stays silent when people within his circle such as James Franco and Garry Shandling are accused of the same.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.

Judd’s Twitter has 2.38 million followers. His Facebook and Instagram accounts have 57,795 likes and 782.5k followers respectively.

Looking at the net worth and achievements of Judd Apatow, it is clear that one can also succeed in life by pursuing talent. As much as education is important, a lot of emphasis should also put on nurturing of talents.

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