He is an American voice actor, writer, and a stand-up comedian. Many people have known him due to the role he played in the situational comedy known as ‘The King of Queens,’ that was aired for almost nine years. His voice has been popular in the animated movie called ‘Ratatouille.’ Now let us have a close look on the net worth of Patton Oswalt in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Patton Oswalt was born in 1969 to his parents Larry J. Oswalt and Carla. He has a sibling who goes by the name Matt Oswalt who is a good comedy writer famous for the YouTube series titled ‘Puddin.’
He graduated from Broad Run High School in 1987 and later attended The College of Williams & Mary graduated in 1991 with a BA degree in English. Patton was named after George S. Patton who was a General of the United States Army.
He married a journalist be the name Mitchelle McNamara in 2005. The couple had a daughter by the name Alice who was born in 2009. However, his wife died in 2016 in their home in Los Angeles. Her death was accredited to complications from prescribed medicine and an undiagnosed heart condition.
He later engaged an actor called Meredith Salenger in July 2017, and they got married later that year. Patton Oswalt was against chaining pet dogs. He is 5 feet and 3 inches tall and is known to be an atheist.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1988. He has starred in his comedy special, and many people came to know him after his role in the ‘Spence Olchin.’ He also made television appearances on other famous television films like ‘The Goldenberg.’
As a voice actor, he has lent his voice on various prominent animated series such as ‘Kim Possible,’ ‘Neighbors from Hell,’ and ‘World Girl.’ He is a skilled voice actor who brings out the best every word that he utters.
His stand-up comedies revolve around different topics such as social issues, pop culture frivolity, materialism, religion, and many others. He is known to use his atheism in his comedies. 2009, was the year when he recorded a third comedy album at George Washington University. He has released more than six comedy albums.
He has had an opportunity to start together with Charlize Theron in 2011. He has also been seen on other films like ‘The Informant,’ ‘Nature Calls,’ ‘Space Cop,’ ‘Freaks of Nature,’ and many others.
Patton Oswalt has achieved much in his career including winning the 2016 Primetime Emmy Award. His passion and talent have made him be nominated on various awards such as 2008 Annie Awards, 2016 Behind the Voice Actors Award, and Writers Guild of America. He has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards.
As a writer, he has published a couple of books including ‘Zombie Spaceship Wasteland,’ and ‘ Silver Screen Fiend.’
Net Worth & Earnings
He has an estimated net worth of $16 million. His successful years of experience appearing in different films and television shows are the source of his fortune. His voice is used for many video games and animation movies have added amassed wealth to his net worth. The sale of his albums and appearing in music videos have made Patton Oswalt among the richest.
Many people around the globe know Patton Oswalt due to his unique talent as a stand-up comedian. His name in the gaming world is famous for his voice in the video game called ‘Minecraft: Story Mode.’ He is a renowned man in the comedy industry.