H. Jon Benjamin is an actor, comedian and voice actor from America. He is best known for his work in movies as a voice actor including the animated sitcom Bob’s Burgers; Ben, Home Movies and the animated sitcom Archer. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of H. Jon Benjamin in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
H. Jon Benjamin was born to a Jewish family on May 23, 1966. He grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts. He went to the Worcester Academy and later graduated in the year 1984. While in school he was actively involved in theatre and was also the part of the school’s football team. Later he had to quit the sport due to a knee injury.
Benjamin has been able to keep his private life away from the limelight and media and has not shared much information either about his marriage nor his wife. Although there were rumors about him getting married to Laura Silverman. He has a son whose name is Judah Benjamin.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
H. Jon Benjamin career began at the age of 24 when he became the member of the comedy group “Cross Comedy”. He has performed on many live shows including the “Midnight Pajama Jam” in New York and the stand-up comedy show “Tinkle”.
In 1999, Benjamin appeared on the parody talk show “Space Ghost Coast to Coast”. He was also seen in the television show “Cheap Seats” which aired on the ESPN Classic network.
Benjamin also made short cameos in many movies like Wet Hot American Summer and Not Another Teen Movie.
He played the role of Elliot Roberts in the biopic of the rock band “The Cars”. Benjamin has also worked as a voice actor in many animated films and shows including “Aqua Teen Hunger Force”, “Last Last One Forever and Ever” and others.
Most people don’t know that the popular character of Dr. Orpheus in the adult animated television series “The Venture Bros” was played by him.
In 2009, Benjamin along with David Cross created the cartoon show “Paid Programming”. In 2014 he won the Vulture TV Award in the category of the “Best male comedy performer”.
Benjamin was also nominated for many awards including the Emmy Award, Behind the Voice Actors Award and OFTA Television Award.
Net Worth & Earnings:
H. Jon Benjamin has an estimated net worth of more than $7.5 million. He made most of his wealth working as a voice actor for many animated movies and television show.
Furthermore, Benjamin’s has also worked with many big companies for their commercials including Coke, Bud Light and many more.
In 2018, he wrote and narrated his autobiography “Failure is an Option: An Attempted Memoir”. Benjamin has also performed in several live shows which also helped in increasing his net worth.
H. Jon Benjamin is one of the most talented voice actors in the world who has worked in many animated shows rather than in films. He became a household name through his work in the adult animated television series “Home Movies”.