Max Greenfield - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 10, 2022

Max Greenfield
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: New Girl (TV series), The Neighborhoodl (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 4, 1980 (age 43)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Max Greenfield
Birth Place: Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
High School: Dobbs Ferry High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Ashkenazi-Jewish, English, Irish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 8, 2008
Wife's Name: Tess Sanchez
Children: 2

Lilly Greenfield (daughter)
Ozzie James Greenfield (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 70 kg (154.32 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Max Greenfield?

Max Greenfield is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in TV series Veronica Mars, Ugly Betty, Modern Men, New Girl, and The Neighborhood. 

Max Greenfield – Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

Max Greenfield’s birth took place on September 4, 1980, in Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA. He was born to Jewish parents. Also, the actor is reluctant in sharing details of his early life, mother, father, siblings, or the rest of his family.

young Max Greenfield (Image: Imgur)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Max Greenfield attended Dobbs Ferry High School. He started his career as an actor soon after graduating from high school in 1998.

His ethnicity includes Ashkenazi Jewish (father) and English, Irish (mother).

Max Greenfield – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Max Greenfield married his longtime girlfriend Tess Sanchez on 8 August 2008 after years of dating. His wife is a casting director. The couple has two children together son Ozzie James Greenfield (born August 24, 2015) and daughter Lilly Greenfield (born 2009). 

Currently, the pair is living a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Max Greenfield and Tess Sanchez with their children (Image: Instagram - posted Dec 2018)

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Max Greenfield – Career

Early Days

Having started his career in 1998, Max Greenfield had minor roles in the TV series Undressed (2000), Boston Public (2002), and Gilmore Girls (2003). Finally, in 2005, he landed the recurring role of Leo D'Amato in the TV series Veronica Mars alongside Kristen Bell. The role gained him some recognition. Max Greenfield also reprised the role in the 2014 film Veronica Mars.

Series, Films

Over the years Max Greenfield has starred in the films Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016), The Glass Castle (2017), A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018), What Men Want (2019), Promising Young Woman (2020), among others.

Moreover, Greenfield has had roles in the TV series Modern Men (2006), Ugly Betty (2007-2008), Greek (2008), Raising the Bar (2009), The Mindy Project (2014-2015), The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2018), among others. But most of all he is well known for starring in the TV sitcom New Girl (2011-2018) as Schmidt and in The Neighborhood (2018-present) as Dave Johnson.

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Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield in New Girl (Image: Hollywood Reporter)


On the set of Promising Young Woman, Max Greenfield has worked with Sam Richardson, Angela Zhou, Adam Brody, Chris Lowell, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.

Max Greenfield – Awards, Nominations

For his work in the series New Girl, Greenfield has been nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award, Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Teen Choice Award.

Max Greenfield – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Greenfield is estimated at around 3 million dollars but his annual salary is yet to be estimated.

Max Greenfield – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook,  Greenfield is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting.

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