Jason Segel Wiki, Bio, Education,Actor, Author, Acting, Awards and Personal life

Published Date   29th Aug. 2017, 03:54 am
Jason Segel Wiki, Bio, Education,Actor, Author, Acting, Awards and Personal life
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Birth Name:Jason Segel
Nationality:American
Net Worth:$30 Million




Jason Jordan Segel is an American actor, producer, comedian, author, and a screenwriter. Jason Segel was born in 1980. Jason Segel is popular for his role in the hit sitcom called How I Met Your Mother as Marshall Eriksen. He is also known for his work in the many television series. Jason Segel also has starred in many movies along many actors and actresses. Jason Segel was nominated for several awards shows for his performance in the movie. Segel has been active since 1998 in the acting field and in television series.

Early life and education

Jason was born in California, United States in 1980.  His mother name is Jillian Segel and his father name is Alvin Segel. His father is a lawyer by profession. Segel was raised in the neighborhood of Pacific Palisades. Segel’s mother is Christian and his father is Jewish. Segel said in an interview that he is a Jewish. Segel attended a private school called St. Matthew’s Parish School. Segel has two siblings. His has a brother named Adam Segel and has a sister named Alison Segel.

Jason Segel after attending different school for his secondary studies, he joined Harvard Westlake School to complete his high school. It is an Independent school which is located in Los Angeles, California. Segel was a leading player of the state champion boys’ basketball team while studying in his high school. His tall height helped him get into the boy’s basketball team.  Segel was named ‘’Dr. Dunk’’ in high school because in high school he won a dunk contest.  Segel used to play basketball as a back-up for Jason Collins. Jason Collins is an NBA player.

Career in acting

Breakthrough in the 90s

  • In 1998, Segel appeared in the movie called Can’t Hardly Wait.
  • In 1998, he appeared in the movie called Dead Man on Campus in the role of Kyle.

Jason Segel first role is a Watermelon Guy in the movie called Can’t Hardly Wait in 1998. Segel also appeared in the movie called SLC Punk in the role of Mike in 1998. In 2002, Segel appeared in the movie called Slackers in the role of Sam Schecter. In 2003, Segel appeared in the movie called 11:14 in the role of Leon as a paramedic number 1. In 2003, Segel was cast in the movie called Certainly not a Fairytale in the role of Leo. In 2004, Segel acted in the movie called Lollilove in the role of Jason. In 2005, Segel appeared in the movie called The good Humor Man in the role of Smelly Bob. In 2006, Segel acted in the movie called Bye Bye Benjamin in the role of Theodore Everest. In 2006, Segel acted in the movie called Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny in the role of Frat Boy. However, his scenes were deleted from the movie. In 2007, Segel appeared in the movie called Knocked Up in the role of Jason. In 2008, Segel was cast in the movie called Forgetting Sarah Marshall in the role of Peter Bretter. Segel also wrote the storyline of the movie. The movie, Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a romantic comedy movie which featured actors like Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, and Russell Brand. The movie premiered in 2008, and was released by the Universal Studious.  The movie story revolves around a character named Peter Bretter aka Jason Segel. In 2009, Segel was cast in the movie called I Love You, Man in the role of Sydney Fife. In 2010, Segel acted in the animated movie called Despicable Me in the role of Vector. Segel gave his voice for a character named Victor Perkins. He plays the role of Mr. Perkins who underestimates Gru. Despicable Me is an American animated movie. The movie earned positive reviews from the audience and film critics. It was an instant box office hit earning more than $543 million worldwide. In 2013, the sequel was released called Despicable Me 2. In 2015, it’s the prequel called Minions was released which starred Gru’s minions as the lead characters in the movie. In 2017, it’s another sequel called Despicable Me 3 will be released. In 2010, Segel appeared in the movie called Get him to the Greek. Segel wrote the movie storyline and was the producer of the movie. Segel appeared in the movie called Gulliver’s Travels in the role of Horatio. In 2011, Segel was cast in the movie called Bad Teacher in the role of Russell Gettis. Segel appeared in three different movies in 2011. He acted in the movie called Friends with Benefits in the role of Brice, in the movie called The Muppets in the role of Gary. Segel wrote the storyline and was the executive-producer of the movie, The Muppets.  He acted in the movie called Jeff, Who lives at Home in the role of a lead character of Jeff. In 2012, Segel acted  in the movie called This is 40 in the role of Jason. Segel also appeared in the movie called The Five-Year Engagement in 2012 in the role of Tom Solomon. Segel wrote the storyline and also was the executive producer. In 2013, Segel acted in the movie called This is the End in the role of Jason Segel. In 2014, Segel acted in the movie called Sex Tape in the role of Jay. Segel wrote the storyline of the movie with other writers named Kate, Nicholas. The movie was released on July 18, 2014 and also was the executive producer. In 2015, Segel acted in the movie called The End of the Tour as David Wallace. In 2017, Segel will appear in the movie called The Discovery.

Career in television series

Breakthrough in the television series                            

  • In 1999, Segel appeared in the movie called Freaks and Geeks in the role of Nick Andopolis.
  • In 2005, Segel appeared in the series called How I Met Your Mother in the role of Marshall Eriksen

In 1999, Segel got his first major breakthrough in the NBC television series in the sitcom called Freaks and Geeks in the role of Nick Andopolis who is a Stoner. It was a short-lived but popular series. Segel not acted in the series but also composed a song for his character to sing to the lead character of the series, Lindsay. In 2001, Segel appears in the series called North Hollywood. From 2001 to 2002, Segel appeared in the series called Undeclared in the role of Eric in seven episodes. Segel has a recurring role in the series. In 2004, Segel appeared in the series called Harry green and Eugene in the role of Eugene Green. From 2004 to 2005, Segel appeared in the series called CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in the role of Neil Jansen in the three episodes. Segel also had the recurring role in the series.  In 2005, Segel appeared in the series called Alias in the role of Sam Hauser in one episode. From 2005 to 204, Segel appeared in the CBS hit series called How I Met Your Mother in the role of Marshall Eriksen.  The series story revolves around the main character called Ted Mosby and his group of friends living in Manhattan, New York. The series is known for its humor and unique structure. The series has a huge fan, following receiving positive reviews from the worldwide. In 2013, when Segel contract expired from the series, he said that he would move on to different projects. But Segel was convinced by the production to finish the series in 2014 after the completion of its ninth season. In 2009, Segel gave his voice to hit adult comedy animated series called Family Guy. The animated series was created by Seth Macfarlane. The animated series is set in a fictional city named Rhode Island. Segel appeared in series one episode as Marshall Eriksen. In 2011, Segel appeared in the series called Take Two with Phineas and Ferb as himself. The series is a spin-off of the Series called Phineas and Ferb. It premiered on December 3, 200. The series was canceled after its one season. Segel appeared in the show called Saturday Night Live as its host in one episode. It is a hit comedy show which fist premiered on October 11, 1975.

Awards

  • In 2000, Segel was nominated for the Young Artist Award in the category the Best Performance in a television series.
  • In 2008, Segel was nominated for the MTV movie Award in the category for Best WTF Moment.
  • In 2011, Segel won the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards in the category of Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • In 2011, Segel won the Best Song Award at the Critics Choice Award along with other actors.
  • In 2011, Segel was nominated for Georgia Film Critics Association Award in the category of Best Adapted Screenplay for The Muppets.
  • In 2015, Segel was a runner-up at the Seattle Film Festival Award in the category of Best Actor Award.
  • In 2015, Segel was nominated in three different Awards show for his performance.

 Books                                                                                       

  • In 2014, Segel co-wrote a book called Nightmares with Kirsten Miller.
  • In 2016, Segel co-wrote the second book of Nightmare called Nightmares! The Lost Lullaby along with Kristen Miller.

Net worth and measurement

Jason Segel net worth is estimated to be $30 million dollars. Segel earned his net worth by acting in many movies, composing songs and writing storylines. He also earned his net worth by endorsing many products. Jason Segel earns yearly $784,314 by endorsing Products and Appearing in advertisements. He appeared in the advertisements of The other F world, Maple Syrup heist movie etc

Jason Segel height is 6ft 4 inches (1.93m). Segel weight is 95 kg. Segel eye color is Brown and his hair color is also Brown. His chest is 44 inches, waist is 34 inches, biceps is 4 inches and Neck is 3 inches.

Marriage and Relationships

Jason Segel is not married yet. Jason Segel is currently dating a photographer named Alexis Mixter. Alexis Mixter is not from the film industry.  He made a public appearance with his girlfriend for the first time at the 2016 Academy Awards which was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  He has dated many actresses. Segel was in a relationship with Linda Cardellini from 2001 to 2007. Segel dated Chloe Sevigny in 2009. He dated Michele Ryan in 2009 as well. Segel dated Michelle Williams from 2012 to 2013.they broke-up because they both were busy in their works and also because they lived in far distance. Segel was in a relationship with Bojana Novakovic from 2013 to 2014. Jason Segel was also rumored to be dating his Sex Tape co-star Cameron Diaz in 2014. They were both often seen hand in hand in several places like restaurants etc. However, both the actors did not officially confirm the rumors.

Jason Segel is also an ordained minister from a church called Universal Life Church. Segel also has performed a wedding ceremony on July 6, 2010, on The Tonight Show for a fan couple. The couple solicited his services by putting his pictures of him in a bar he frequently visited and around his hometown. Jason was an alcoholic but has been sober since 2013. Segel joined a recovery program center to overcome his alcohol problem. Segel went to the program center after separating from his girlfriend, Michelle Williams. Jason Segel is also active on social networking sites. Segel has an account on Twitter where he often posts updates about his life.

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