B. J. Novak (full name: Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak) is an actor, author, screenwriter, director and producer, who is best recognized for working as a writer as well as executive producer working for The Office from period of 2005 till 2013, wherein he too performed Ryan Howard. Let’s find out how much is B. J. Novak’s net worth in 2018.
B. J. Novak Early Life
B. J. Novak was born in year 1979 to Linda and William Novak, known to be an author. His birthplace was Newton, situated inside Massachusetts wherein his upbringing was carried out. The actor’s family is primarily Jewish.
Also, his father has co-edited The Big Book of Jewish Humor, and even ghost-written autobiographies intended for Johnson, Iacocca, Nancy Reagan, etc.
Novak’s parents even discovered Jewish matchmaking type service. The actor is having two brothers younger to him viz Jesse, known as a musician and Lev. Also, he performed in one day school for obtaining basic education inside school.
He has finished graduation from Harvard University, known as a university wherein he functioned as an assistant of Harvard Lampoon and even in Hasty Pudding Club. The actor completed major in English and even in Spanish literature. He has also written his honours thesis related to films of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
B. J. Novak Career, Awards & Achievement
B. J. Novak started off his career by functioning within clubs being a comedian after settling to Los Angeles. This was after his completion of graduation from prestigious Harvard University in year 2001.
The actor’s principal live organized stand-up type performance was featured inside Hollywood Youth Hostel during year 2001. Besides, he was entitled as as one among Variety’s “Ten Comedians To Watch” during year 2003.
The actor functioned in form of writer in short-lived The WB sitcom termed as Raising Dad. Moreover, he performed well on Premium Blend by Comedy Central and even on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Apart from films, this actor’s acting career in television initiated on Punk’d by MTV.
When listening to his early joke within comedy club, well-known executive producer Greg Daniels made it certain that he envisioned doing something excellent with him. Subsequently, he has casted as Ryan Howard.
Other than television related credits, the actor has been featured in films viz. Unaccompanied Minors, Reign Over Me, The Smurfs, The Internship, Knocked Up as well as Inglourious Basterds.
Awards & Achievements:
During mid-October 2015, one Apple iOS app which Bj Novak has co-created as well as developed along with Dev Flaherty named the List App was issued. Since then, this app got selected for a Webby Award (mislaying in its category to Pocket and Beme).
Last year, it got accessible as an Android addition as well as a full website. Different accolades arrived too, containing two SAG Awards as well as one Emmy Award.
Net Worth of B. J. Novak:
B. J. Novak has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He makes his fortune from his career as an actor, screenwriter, stand-up comedian, as well as a director.
The actor has performed in or also written for some projects like “Reign Over Me”, “The Office”, “Inglorious Basterds” and “Knocked Up”. Moreover, he also won different awards, like one Emmy as well as two SAG Awards, adding to his income.
Initially, he initiated works by performing in stand-up comedy during year 2001. Later, he has featured big break while he featured a role inside American version of the UK sitcom entitled “The Office”.
The actor even functioned in form of a writer as well as a producer on the show. His works followed through many other popular projects viz. “Unaccompanied Minors”, “Knocked Up”, “Reign Over Me”, and “Inglorious Basterds”.
Bj Novak is one of the versatile personalities who can work effectively in fields of acting, directing, producing, screenwriting, etc. Since many years, the actor’s efforts and abilities were familiar by prominent industry players, experts and criticizers. Era of 2000s proved to be a turning point in his career.