Henry Albert Azaria is a famous comedian actor and producer who are very well known for his sitcom, The Simpsons. He has worked in a number of movies like Mystery Man, The Birdcage, Shattered Glass, The Smurfs and many more. He has also played lead roles in the TV series, and he is married to Katie Wright from the year 2007. If you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Hank Azaria in 2019, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 25ht April in the year 1964 in Queens in New York City. His father used to run the business of dress manufacturing. His mother was a homemaker who raised his two sisters and him. His mother was a publicist for the Columbia Pictures, and that’s why he grew up listening to the scripts of shows and movies. He used to go to The Kew-Forest School which was in forest hills.
When he was sixteen years old, he decided to become an actor. His parents also supported him in this field. He took admission in the Tufts University in the year 1981 to the year 1985. He got his first acting job in a commercial, and he was seventeen years old at that time.
He had a relationship with Julie Warner who was an actress in the early 1990s. In the year 1994, he started a relationship with Helen Hunt, and they got married on 17th July ion the year 1993. Both of them also appeared in an episode of, The Simpsons. In the year 2000, they took divorce from each other and then Hank started dating Katie Wright in the year 2007. Later on, they got married and had a son named Hal who took birth in the year 2009. It is known that Azaria is the godfather of George Platt who is the son of Oliver Platt. He loves to listen to the Elvis Costello’s music.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1986, he made TV debut with the comedy series, ‘Joe Bash.’ In the year 1988, he came in one episode of a sitcom titled Family Ties. He also worked as a stand-up comedian and bartender during his work as a caterer. He got work in the famous series, The Simpsons in the year 1989 and till now he is working in that series. He has also worked in the movies, and he gave his debut with the movie, Cool Blue in the year 1990.
In later 1990s, he appeared in various movies like Celebrity, Heat and many more. He has been counted as one of the most successful actors of his time. He is the director and writer of the movie, Nobody’s Perfect in the year 2004. Although, this was a short film he goes the award for the best short film at the Comedy Arts Festival of US. In the year 2003, he was seen working in theater.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Hank Azaria is $80 million which he has earned by working as an actor. He is also a producer and acted on stage, movies and TV series. He is also a writer and comedian who have gained worldwide recognition for his acting in, The Simpsons. He has also received four Emmy awards for his work as an actor.
Hank Azaria has won many awards and nominations for his work as an actor. He has given outstanding performances in the TV series and movies with which he was able to become a recognized actor in the whole world. He has got a huge fan following, and at present, he is married to Katie Wright.