Seth Meyers’s intelligent use of his skills as a comedian and an actor. His fame comes from the TV show, ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’, where he hosts celebrities and makes them laugh with his humor. Before having his own show, Seth worked as a writer for the Saturday Night Live. The news parody segment on the show, ‘Weekend Update’ was also hosted by him.
His talent as an actor can be seen in the movie, ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’. His hosting skills were paramount when he hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy awards in the year 2014.
He has also lent his voice to the character of Jeremy ‘Prock’ awesome in the animated feature, ‘The Awesomes’. Now let’s have a close look on Seth Meyers’s net worth in 2018.
Seth Meyers Early Life
Seth Meyers, who is 43 years old as of now, was born in Evanston, Illinois. He spent his early childhood in Okemos, Michigan, but later relocated to Bedford, New Hampshire.
Meyers was born to mother, Hilary Claire, and father, Laurence Meyers Jr. His dad worked in finance whereas his mother earned a living by teaching French.
He first attended school at Edgewood Elementary in Okemos and later continued his education at Manchester High School West in New Hampshire. He further went on to attain a college education by enrolling at Northwestern University in Evanston.
In the Northwestern University, he became a part of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Seth Meyers Career, Awards & Achievement
His career in comedy began long before he landed a role in SNL. During his college years, he participated along with improv comedy groups in different parts of the world.
His resume also holds the tag of a ‘director’ as he directed his own web series ‘The Line on Crackle’ in the year 2008.
He consecutively hosted the Webby Awards in 2008 as well as in 2009. Later in 2009, he even hosted a meeting of the Microsoft Company held at Safeco Field in Seattle. He further went on to host the ESPY awards at ESPN the years 2010 and 2011.
His career didn’t just stop at comedy routines and talk shows. He even appeared as a Keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner held in the month of April of the year 2011.
Seth officially became the part of the SNL family in the year 2001. His first major promotion came in the year 2005 when he was selected to be the writing supervisor for the show. In the following year, Seth went to share the role of co-head writer with Andrew Steele and Tina Fey.
After Fey left the show, Meyers began to co-anchor the show’s news parody section, ‘Weekend Update’ along with Amy Poehler. Later on, even Amy Poehler left the show. That lead to Seth’s role as the individual anchor of the ‘Weekend Update’ spanning from 2008 to 2013.
In the next season of SNL, Cecily Strong joined humorous forces with Seth Meyers to co-anchor the same news parody segment.
Meyers concluded his journey with SNL in the final episode that aired on February 1, 2014.
After leaving SNL, Meyers went on to host his own talk show that aired on NBC, ‘Late Night’. He succeeded Jimmy Fallon in that role.
Awards & Achievements
In the year 2007, Seth Meyers shared the WGA Award(TV) with the cast of SNL. He won the same award in the years 2009 and 2010 as well.
In the year 2015, he won the WGA Award(TV) for 71st Golden Globe Awards(2014).
Later in 2017, he won the WGA Award(TV) yet again along with the cast of SNL.
In 2012, he won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics on the show, Saturday Night Live. This award was shared with Katreese Barnes, Justin Timberlake, and John Mulaney.
Net Worth of Seth Meyers
Seth Meyers has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He acquired his net worth by pursuing a career in comedy. He is a television personality with his own talk show and a celebrated career as a part of the cast of SNL. He has worked as a comedian, a writer, a host and also a writer. Meyers’s appearances and cameos in movies have also contributed to his wealth.
Seth Meyers is a name in comedy that the whole world knows about. He has been entertaining the whole world for quite a while now. This comedian is expected to rise among the all-time greats!