William Thomas Hader, popularly known as Bill Hader, is a popular American comedian. He became popular for starring in Saturday Night Live from 2005 to 2013. He starred in many popular comedy roles like Men in Black 3, Inside Out, Tropic Thunder, Night at the Museum and much more. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Bill Hader in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Bill Hader was born on 7th June 1978 in Oklahoma, US. His father worked as a restaurant manager and a part-time stand-up comedian. His mother was a dance teacher. Bill attended Patrick Henry Elementary School. He used to make short films with his friends. After High School, he joined The Art Institute of Phoenix and then to Scottsdale Community College. He dropped out of college to become a filmmaker and moved to Los Angeles.
Bill Hader married writer cum director Maggie Carey in 2016. They have three daughters. In 2017, they filed for divorce which was settled in 2018. He was not good at studies, and therefore, he could not attend the top film schools due to his poor marks. Bill was rumored to have an extramarital affair with Amy Schumer who was his on-screen matchup for the movie Trainwreck. Their hidden relationship brought a crack in his married life as reported by media.
Career, Awards, & Nomination
Bill moved to LA and started working as a production assistant. He was PA for movies like Empire of Dreams, Collateral Damage, Spider-Man, James Dean and much more. He quite being a PA and became an assistant editor. He also invested some money in his own short films. He started attending comedy classes and developed an interest. He auditioned for Saturday Night Live by going to New York.
He was hired as a featured player and debuted on 1st October 2005. He was particularly great at impersonating people. He had an awesome run of SNL for eight years. In 2013, he left SNL for his children to take care of them in LA.
His first role in the movies was You, Me, and Dupree. His comic role was appreciated, and he went on to receive multiple movie roles in subsequent years. Some of them are Knocked Up in 2007, Adventureland, Night at the Museum, Paul, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and much. But the biggest role of his movie career is yet to come as he was cast for It-Chapter Two which is scheduled to come out in 2019.
Bill has been the voice actor for various animated movies and videos game. Some of them are GTA V, South Park, Inside Out, The Angry Birds, Power Rangers, Star Trek Into the Darkness and much more.
Bill won Primetime Emmy Award in 2011 for South Park. Bill also won an American Comedy Award in 2014. He also won Women Film Critics Circle Award for the Best on-screen couple in The Skeleton Twins.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect from the face of SNL for almost a decade? Well, he has a net worth of over $10 million. The income has come from movies, TV series, as well as voice acting. He has done a lot of stage shows as a stand-up comedian all of which has contributed to his wealth. He is in the prime of his career with multiple TV shows and movies in his bag.
Bill Hader’s best performance is probably going to be in the next chapter of IT. He is currently working for TV series Barry and Documentary Now.