Ethan Suplee - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 4, 2022

Ethan Suplee
Nick Name: Sup
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: My Name Is Earl (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 25, 1976 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ethan Suplee
Birth Place: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Bill Suplee
Mother's Name: Debbie Suplee
Siblings: 1

Samantha Suplee (younger sister)

High School: Horace Mann High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish, German, Welsh, French)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Brandy Lewis
Children: 2

Francis Clementine Suplee (daughter)
Billie Grace Suplee (daughter)
Bella Lewis (daughter)
Lily Lewis (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 78 kg (171.96 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Ethan Suplee?

Ethan Suplee is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for his roles in American History X, Remember the Titans, Boy Meets World, and My Name Is Earl.

Ethan Suplee – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ethan Suplee’s birth occurred on May 25, 1976, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was born to his mother Debbie Suplee and his father Bill Suplee, who are both actors. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a sister named Samantha Suplee.

Ethan Suplee in high school (Image: Instagram)

 Education, Ethnicity

Other facts on Ethan Suplee’s early life including that of his childhood and education are limited.

He is multi-ethnic (English, Scottish, German, Welsh, French).

Ethan Suplee – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Suplee is a Scientologist. He married his longtime girlfriend Brandy Lewis in 2006. His wife is the younger sister of actress and singer Juliette Lewis. 

The couple has two children together- daughters Francis Clementine Suplee (born on 23 June 2005) and Billie Grace Suplee (born April 2007). He is also a stepfather to Lewis’s two daughters from a previous relationship - Lily (born 1998) and Bella (born 1997). Currently, they are living without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Ethan Suplee, Brandy Lewis on October 26, 2010 (Image: Zimbio)

Ethan Suplee – Weight Loss

In March 2011 Ethan Suplee was featured on TMZ TV to record his weight loss journey. He was able to maintain 9% body fat. However, he realized that his weight was one of the reasons he landed his job, and he again put on some weight. 

Again in 2019 he lost weight through exercise and is involved with American Glutton.

Ethan Suplee in January 2020 (Image: American Glutton)

Ethan Suplee – Career

Early Career

Suplee’s first role as an actor was in the sitcom Boy Meets World (1994-1998) as Frankie Stechino. He portrayed the character for a total of 19 episodes and Ethan Suplee gained recognition in Hollywood. 

This was followed by appearances in the films Mallrats (1995), Chasing Amy (1997), American History X (1998), Remember the Titans (2000), The Butterfly Effect (2004), and in the TV series Sister, Sister (1995), Third Watch (2004). 

Finally, in 2005 he was cast as the main character Randy Hickey in the sitcom My Name Is Earl, which he portrayed for a total of 96 episodes.

Films, Series 

Since his breakthrough role, Ethan Suplee has portrayed characters in films The Fountain (2006), Fanboys (2009), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Trust (2016), Motherless Brooklyn (2019), and The Hunt

In TV series he has starred in Raising Hope (2011, 2013), Jennifer Falls (2014), Chance (2016-2017), and Santa Clarita Diet (2019), among others.


On My Name Is Earl, Ethan Suplee starred alongside Nadine Velazquez, Eddie Steeples, Giovanni Ribisi, and Christine Taylor.

Ethan Suplee, Jason Lee on My Name Is Earl (Image: NBC)

Ethan Suplee – Awards, Nominations

For his work in My Name is Earl, Ethan Suplee has been nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award (2006), and Golden Nymph (2007).

Ethan Suplee – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth has been estimated at around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary is not yet publicized.

Ethan Suplee – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, and Twitter, Suplee is active with thousands of followers and counting. However, he is absent from Facebook. He also has an official website-

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