If you have watched a show by the name ‘Mythbusters,’ then you must have come across Adam Savage. He is the host of this show. Adam has been known for making movies. Among the popular movies that he has worked on includes the ‘Stars Wars.’ He has also been working as an animator as well as a toy designer. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Adam Savage in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
So, when is this movie maker was born? Adam Whitney was born in the year 1967 on 15th July. His place of birth was in New York City. His parents were Whitney Lee Savage. His mother did work as a psychotherapist. Adam has five siblings. He has a younger sister called Kate, who is an artist. He attended the Sleepy Hollow High School.
He did complete his high school education and later joined the school of acting for five years. Later on, he joined the New York University. However, he left the course after six months. His father was in the film industry for a very long period. This is what got attracted to him to the film industry. He, however, did leave the acting career to chase his childhood dreams of designing stuff. He was able to display multiple skills ranging from carpentry, masonry and model maker.
Adam fell in love with Julia Ward. They got married, and the couple was blessed with two sons. They currently reside in San Francisco. They have lived together happily with no much controversy.
Career, Awards & Nominations
When he was a young child, he did work as a voice artist. He did this in a TV show Sesame Street. After he did complete his high school graduation and graduate, he did continue his acting career by featuring in multiple commercials and also in Music videos. In the 90’s, he migrated to San Francisco. Here he did pursue his love for designing. He did work for very many companies. Among the companies that he did work for includes Nike. He served in various capacities.
He was appointed as head of the R&D department of a toy company ZOOB. He worked there for 18 months; then he went back to the film industry. He did work for the George Luca’s Industrial Light and Magic visual effects company, and he did work on multiple projects with them. Among the contributions he gave to the company includes Star Wars Attack of the clones, Bicentennial Man and Matrix sequels.
All these while, he was teaching in the Academy of Art College, San Francisco. When Jamie Hyneman was requested to host Mythbusters, which is science entertainment show for the Discovery Channel, he did pick Adam as his co-host. From then, Adam has never looked back. He has achieved so much success when it comes to the entertainment world. His advert in which he participated in Coca-Cola ad got nominated for Prestigious Clio Award. Other awards include IIG Award. Among the nominations that he has landed is Emmy Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
In his career in the movies and Television Shows, he has accumulated over $10 million. Among the movies, he has worked on is Star Wars that became blockbusters earning over $649 million worldwide. His appearance in Mythbusters earns him around $100,000 to $250,000 per episode.
Adam has been able to combine art and science and provide his audience with content that has left them amazed. He has continued to provide unique content, and this has made people love him. He is among the most loved Hollywood celebrity.