B. J. Novak is a popular actor from the USA who is best known for appearing in the television series ‘The Office’ as Ryan Howard. He has acted in many movies and TV series and is also a director, producer, comedian, and writer. He has written several TV series and has won many Awards. He has also written books and has released an app on iOS. His app has received a nomination for the Webby Award. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of B. J. Novak in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Benjamin Joseph Manly “B. J.” Novak was born in July 1979, in Newton, Massachusetts. He is the son of William Novak and Linda Manaly. His father is an author and is a Jewish. His father has written many books. His brothers are Lev and Jesse.
He first went to Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston and later attended Newton South High School. After completing high school in 1997, Novak went to Harvard University. He was a member of the Hasty Pudding Club and Harvard Lampoon. He majored in Spanish and English literature.
B .J. Novak is single and has never been married. He was previously in a relationship with Mindy Kaling from 2005 to 2007. He is currently single. His brother is the music composer of ‘BoJack Horseman’ and ‘The Mindy Project’.
Career, Award & Nominations
B. J. Novak used to perform in the variety show ‘B. J. Show’ when he was still in college. In 2001, he did his first stand-up performance. Later, he became a writer of the television show ‘Raising Dad’ on WB. He also used to perform for Comedy Central. In 2003, he appeared in the television series ‘Punk’d’. From 2005 to 2013, he appeared in ‘The Office’. The role made him win the Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and also received nominations for many other awards.
He has also appeared in the film ‘Inglorious Basterds’ in 2009. This made him win his second Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2011, he voiced in the animated movie ‘The Smurfs’ as Baker Smurf. His other acting credits include ‘The Internship’, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, ‘The Founder’, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’, ‘Saving Mr. Banks’, ‘The Mindy Project’, and ‘Arthur’. He has also won the Writers Guild of America Awards. In 2009, he became the director of the webisode series of ‘The Office – Blackmail’.
Novak has also directed some of the episodes of ‘The Office’ and ‘The Mindy Project’. As a writer, he has written many episodes of ‘The Office’. He is also credited as a writer of one episode of ‘The Mindy Project’. He has written the books, The Book with no Pictures’, ‘One More Thing’, and ‘The Alphabet Book with No Pictures’. He has also written many essays. In addition to this, he launched the iOS app called ‘The List App’ which received a Webby Award nomination.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of an actor who has won several awards? Apart from acting, he has also done many other endeavors like writing, direction, and production. With this, he has amassed a net worth of over $9.5 million. In addition to his entertainment career, he has written many books and was also in a deal with a publishing house to write books. He is also a successful comedian and has acted in many commercially acclaimed movies.
B. J. Novak is a very talented person who has done many endeavors in his career. He has won awards both for acting and writing and is an influential person. He is still very young and will definitely deliver more from his amazing skills.