Judd Apatow bio: age, kids, wife, family, net worth, height

Judd Apatow

Judd Apatow bio: age, kids, wife, family, net worth, height.

Judd Apatow is an American film producer. Judd Apatow was born in Queens, New York City, New York, USA on December 6, 1967.

Judd Apatow: Profile summary

Full Name/Birth NameJudd Apatow
Tag NameJudd Apatow
Main ProfessionAmerican filmmaker, actor, and comedian
Born InFlushing, New York, United States
Age as in 202255 years old
Height1.72 m
Heights in Feet5 feet and 7 inches
Height(s) cm172 cm
Weight70 kg
Weight in Pound154 pounds
Marital ConditionMarried
SpouseLeslie Mann(m. 1997)
Son/DaughterYes (Maude Apatow,Iris Apatow)
Net Worths$100 million

Judd Apatow: Biography and Early Life

In the US, Judd Apatow was born on 6th December 1967 in the Flushing neighborhood of New York City. His father, Maury Apatow, was a real estate developer, and his mother, Tamara Shad, ran the music label Mainstream Records. His family is Jewish but non-religious in nature. Judd has two siblings, Robert (brother) and Mia (sister). His parents split at the time he was 12, and he started living with his father and met his mother at weekends. It was during a summer when he got first exposed to a stand-up comedy club where his mother worked.

Judd Apatow: Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Judd Apatow in 2022, and what is his height and weight? Well, Judd Apatow’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 4th May 2022 having been born on 6 December 1967. Though he is 5′10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.

Judd Apatow: Career

Judd Apatow met Garry Shandling, after which he got hired as a writer for the Grammy Awards in 1991. He then appeared on HBO’s 15th Annual Young Comedians Special and then co-created The Ben Stiller Show. After Fox canceled his show, he joined HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show as a writer and consulting producer. He got much acclaim for that show, and Judd himself credits Shandling as his mentor.

In 1995, Apatow co-wrote the feature film Heavyweights. He was also part of the award-winning series ‘Freaks and Geeks’ as the executive producer. He made his directorial debut with ’40 Year Old Virgin’, which received many awards and acclaim. He then went on to direct and produce quite a many movies. While making a movie, Judd tries to keep it low-budget, focusing mainly on the content rather than the big stars.

He also produced the most successful R-rated female comedy of all time, ‘Bridesmaids’, which received many awards and nominations. In 2017, he returned to stand-up comedy after a long time for a show, ‘Judd Apatow and Friends’. He wrote and produced Netflix’s comedy series ‘Love’. He made documentaries ‘Doc and Darryl’ and ‘The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling’.

He also starred in his first stand up special ‘Judd Apatow: The Return’. His movie ‘The King of Staten Island’ is awaiting release due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, which is supposed to be his 12th movie.

Judd Apatow: Family – His Wife and Kids

The stand-up comedian got acquainted with actress Leslie Mann on the set of Cable Guy which he produced. As a notable actress, Leslie has starred on several of Judd Apatow’s movie projects like This is 40, Knocked up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

Soon after they met, the two bonded and later solemnized their union in Los Angeles, on 9th June 1997. As of now, they have two daughters namely; Maude and Iris. Interestingly, these two were also featured alongside their mom in multiple movies produced by their dad like Knocked up, for which Maude got a nomination for Best Performance in a Feature Film-Supporting Young actress at the 34th Young Artist Awards.

Judd Apatow: Net Worth

It’s evident that Judd Apatow has a great passion for success as he has made a name for himself in Hollywood. From his film and television production company and other endeavors, the skillful director has an estimated net worth of about $90 million.

Judd Apatow: Education

Judd Apatow got his schooling from Syosset High School, where he also hosted a program Comedy Club on the school’s 125-watt radio station. He even washed dishes at a Long Island East Side comedy club. After high school, he shifted to Los Angeles and enrolled in the Screenwriting Programme of the University of Southern California. He used to organize a couple of ‘Comedy Nights’ at the campus, having short stand-ups of his own. But he dropped out of the University during his second year and moved into an apartment with Adam Sandler, a comedian.

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