Mike Birbiglia - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 2, 2022

Mike Birbiglia
Nick Name: Birbigs
Profession: Comedian, Actor, Filmmaker
Best Known For: Sleepwalk with Me (comedy show)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 20, 1978 (age 45)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Mike Birbiglia
Birth Place: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Vincent Paul Birbiglia
Mother's Name: Mary Jean Birbiglia
Siblings: 3

Gina Birbiglia (sister)
Patti Birbiglia (sister)
Joe Birbiglia (brother)

High School: St. John's High School, St. Mark's School
University: Georgetown University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, Irish, English, German)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 7, 2007
Wife's Name: Jen Hope Stein
Children: 1

Oona Birbiglia (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.74 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Mike Birbiglia?

Mike Birbiglia had strived to become a comedian since he was 16 years old. After his hard work was rewarded, he also became an actor and a filmmaker. What facts don’t you know about him? Read it all below.

Mike Birbiglia Age, Parents, Siblings

Mike Birbiglia was born on June 20, 1978, in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States. His parent's names are Mary Jean and Vincent Paul Birbiglia. He is the youngest of four siblings. His brother is Joe Birbiglia and his sisters are Gina and Patti Birbiglia.

Source: broadway (Mike Birbiglia with brother Joe and sisters Gina, and Patti)

Education, Ethnicity

Birbiglia attended St. John's High School and St. Mark's School, graduating from the latter in 1996. After graduation, he attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He graduated from the University in 2000.

His ethnicity includes Italian, Irish, English, and German.

Mike Birbiglia Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Mike Birbiglia is a happily married man. He is married to Jen Stein and tied the knot on 7 July 2007. They have a daughter named Oona Birbiglia, born in February 2015.

As of today, the couple is living without rumors of extra-martial affairs or divorce.

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Source:  (Mike Birbiglia, wife Jen Stein, their  daughter Oona, and Stephen Colbert)

Mike Birbiglia Career

Early Days

Mike Birbiglia strived to become a comedian since he was 16. During his college days, he performed as a member of the Georgetown Players Improv Troupe. In addition, he worked as a server in a comedy club and even began performing at The Improv in Washington, D.C. 

In 2000, he moved to New York. Two years later in 2002, his first popular appearance was on the Late Show with David Letterman. Eventually, he became a storyteller and worked as a semi-regular contributor to The Moth storytelling series in 2003. 

The very next year, he released his first album Dog Years. Other albums are My Secret Public Album, Volume 1a (2005), Two Drink Mike (2006), and My Secret Public Journal Live (2007).

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TV shows, Podcast, Films

Mike Birbiglia opened a one-man show Sleepwalk with Me in 2008. The show was a major success and was directed into a film in 2012. In 2011, his one-man show My Girlfriend's Boyfriend was launched and toured for the same all across the United States. In 2016, his second film Don't Think Twice was released and his comedy special Thank God for Jokes was released on Netflix on February 28, 2017.

Birbiglia’s tour for The New One began in April 2017 and his podcast The Old Ones was featured in December 2017.                                  

He has also starred in the films Trainwreck, Going the Distance, Cedar Rapids, Your Sister's Sister, The Fault in Our Stars, Girls, Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City, Orange Is the New Black


On the set of Orange Is the New Black, Mike Birbiglia has worked with Catherine CurtinDanielle BrooksKimiko GlennYael Stone, and Natasha Lyonne.

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Source: amazon (Mike Birbiglia)

Mike Birbiglia – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Birbiglia is estimated to be around $4 million while the figure for his annual salary is unknown.

Mike Birbiglia Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Mike Birbigli is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting. He also has an official website - birbigs.com.

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