Jay Scott Greenspan, who is known to his audiences as Jason Alexander is an American actor, director, comedian and voice actor. Jason is popular for playing the character of George Costanza in the hit television sitcom, Seinfeld. Now let’s have a close look on Jason Alexander’s net worth in 2018.
Jason Alexander Early Life
Born on September 23, 1959 in Newark city, New Jersey, to Alexander B. Greenspan and Ruth Minnie, Jason has two step siblings, sister, Karen Van Horne, and brother, Michael Greenspan.
He went to Livingston High School and then to Boston University. However, he dropped out in his senior year.
He was initially inclined towards more classical acting, however, he turned to comedy on the advice of a professor.
He married Daena E. Title in 1982. They have two children together, Gabriel and Noah.,
Jason Alexander Career, Awards & Achievement
Alexander is an accomplished stage actor. He has appeared in multiple Broadway productions like, Merrily We Roll Along, The Rink, Broadway Bound, Accomplice, and Jerome Robbins’ Broadway.
He has appeared in the plays, The Producers, A Christmas Carol, Sweeney Todd, Fish in the Dark and The Portuguese Kid. He has also directed Sunday in the Park with George for the Reprise Theatre Company in Los Angeles.
His breakout role was in Seinfeld which lasted from 1981-1989.
Before Seinfeld, he starred in Everything’s Relative which lasted for six episodes.
He also lent his voice to two projects, Duckman and Dilbert.
He made guest appearances in Curb Your Enthusiasm and Dinosaurs, He was also a part of the short-lived programmes, Bob Patterson and Listen Up!.
He has also made appearances in Family Guy: Live in Vegas CD, Friends, Bye Bye Birdie, Star Trek: Voyager, a 2002 revival of The Twilight Zone, Everybody Hates Chris, Thank God You’re Here, Criminal Minds, Harry’s Law, and Muppets Tonight.
Jason also acted as the host for the Comedy Central Roast of actor William Shatner in 2006.
He has also appeared multiple times in Hollywood Squares, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Late Show, with both Craig Kilborn and Craig Ferguson and Politically Incorrect and Real Time.
Jason has also had supporting roles in movies like Pretty Woman, Shallow Hal, Love and Action in Chicago, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Last Supper, Dunston Checks In, Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, The Man Who Saved Christmas, and Jacob’s Ladder.
He has also voiced roles in movies like, Disney’s animated The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Hunchback of Notre Dame II, House of Mouse, as well as the video game, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance.
He has also sat in the director’s chair for movies like, For Better or Worse and Just Looking.
He has also appeared in multiple advertisements and has even performed in magic shows.
Awards and Achievements
He has won Tony Award as Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his role Jerome Robbins’ Broadway.
He has been nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards for his role in Seinfeld. However, he has never won because his co-star, Michael Richards always won for his role as Cosmo Kramer.
He has however, won Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in Seinfeld.
Net Worth of Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander has a net worth of $50 million. This is a direct result of his success on both Television and the Stage.
Jason is not a conventionally good-looking actor however, he enjoys enormous success in Hollywood by virtue of his impeccable comic timing and his voice acting. He is a delight to watch both on screen as well as on the stage.