Sarah Silverman is an American stand-up comedian who is best known for appearing and producing the Comedy Central’s show called ‘The Sarah Silverman Program’. She is also a writer, producer, and an award-winning actress and has appeared in many television shows and films. Silverman’s comedies are based on controversial topics, religion, sexism, and social taboos. Keep reading to know more about Sarah Silverman’s net worth in 2018.
Sarah Silverman Early Life
Sarah Kate Silverman was born to parents Donald Silverman and Beth Ann Silverman on December 1, 1970, in Bedford, New Hampshire. She grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire.
She completed her high school at The Derryfield School located in Manchester. After graduating from high school, Silverman New York University but did not graduate. At the age of 17, she performed her first stand-up comedy.
Sarah Silverman was in a relationship with Dave Attell, writer of Saturday Night Live. She was in a relationship with Jimmy Kimmel from 2002 to 2009. In 2014, she started dating Michael Sheen who is a Welsh actor. Her siblings include Laura Silverman, Susan Silverman, and Jodyne Silverman.
After dropping from college, Silverman used to perform stand-up comedy in Greenwich Village.
Sarah Silverman Career
In 1992, Sarah Silverman started to perform her career in stand-up comedy. She was a part of the Saturday Night Live in the 1993-94 season. Following that, she appeared in the comedy series called ‘Mr. Show’ on HBO. She has appeared on many television shows like ‘Greg the Bunny’, ‘Susan 313’, ‘Masters of Sex’, ‘Monk’, and ‘Louie’.
Silverman made her film debut in the 1997 movie ‘Who’s the Caboose?’, for which she was also the producer. She has then appeared in many films including ‘Overnight Delivery’, ‘The Bachelor’, ‘The Way of the Sun’, ‘School of Rock’, ‘School for Scoundrels’, ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’, and ‘Battle of the Sexes’.
She has also appeared in many music videos for various artists like Maroon 5, Lil Dicky, Psychic Friend, Steel Panther, Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins, and will.i.am. Silverman has also lent her voice to the video games ‘Wreck-it Ralph’ and the ‘Disney Infinity’ series.
For her show ‘The Sarah Silverman Show’, she was the presenter, co-creator, executive producer, and writer.
As a voice actress, she has lent her voice in ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Robot Chicken’, ‘Amy’, ‘Bob’s Burgers’, ‘Crank Yankers’, and ‘Futurama’. In 2018, she will voice as “Vanellope von Schweetz” in the film ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2’.
Awards & Achievements
Sarah Silverman has won two Primetime Emmy Awards from seven nominations. She has received nominations from Teen Choice Awards, Writers Guild of America Award, GLAAD Media Award, Dorian Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award. She was also nominated at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Album. In 2015, she won the Seymour Cassel Award for ‘I Smile Back’.
Net Worth of Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman has an estimated net worth of more than $14 million. This fortune comes from her career span of 25 years. She has also guest appeared in many shows and successfully hosted many shows. Silverman is also a writer, and in 2010, she released an autobiography entitled ‘The Bedwetter’.
Sarah Silverman is considered as one of the most popular female stand-up comedians in the world. She has done many shows, and for her work, she has been bestowed with many awards. She has also released a concert film called ‘Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic’ which grossed $1.3 million at the box office. Her popularity has been on the rise ever she made her appearance on the screen. In 2006, she was featured at No. 50 on the list of ‘Hot 100’ by Maxim.