Seth Meyers - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 27, 2022

Seth Meyers
Nick Name: Los Sucko Grande
Profession: Comedian, Writer, Political commentator, Actor, Television host
Best Known For: Late Night Show (TV show)
Salary: $5 million
Net Worth: $26 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 28, 1973 (age 48)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Seth Adam Meyers
Birth Place: Bedford, New Hampshire, USA
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Laurence Meyers Jr.
Mother's Name: Hilary Claire
Siblings: 1

Josh Meyers (younger brother)

High School: Manchester High School West
University: Northwestern University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Croatian, Czech-Austrian, Swedish, English, German)
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 1, 2013
Wife's Name: Alexi Ashe
Children: 3

Ashe Olson Meyers (son)
Axel Strahl Meyers (son)
Adelaide Meyers (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 82 kg (180.78 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: 14 inch
Chest Size: 40 inch
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Seth Meyers?

Seth Meyers is well known as The Late Night show host. Starting from humble beginnings, Meyers has now become one of the top Television hosts! Meyers' career as a comedian started when he was at University.

Seth Meyers – Age, Parents, Siblings

Seth Meyers was born on December 28, 1973, in Bedford, New Hampshire, the U.S. His birth name is Seth Adam Meyers. 

His father’s name is Laurence Meyers Jr. and his mother’s name is Hilary Claire. Professionally, Hilary was a French teacher and Laurence used to work in finance. 

Meyers is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a younger brother Josh Meyers, who is an actor by profession. He was raised in Okemos, Michigan, from the age of 4 till he was 10 years old. After that, the family moved to Bedford, New Hampshire where he spent his teenage days.

Source: Instagram (Seth Meyers with his mother and brother)

Education, Ethnicity

Meyers had attended Edgewood Elementary in Okemos. But after the family moved places, he was enrolled at Manchester High School West in New Hampshire from which he also graduated. 

Following graduation from high school, Seth Meyers studied and graduated from Northwestern University in 1996 with degrees in Mass media/news media/media criticism, American politics, American culture, current events, and pop culture.

Seth Meyers is of mixed ethnicity (Croatian, Czech–Austrian, Swedish, English, German) and his nationality is American.

Seth Meyers – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Seth Meyers is a married man. He got engaged to his girlfriend of 5 years Alexi Ashe in July 2013. Just two months later on September 1, 2013, the engaged couple married on Martha's Vineyard.

Meyers and Ashe were ready to start a new family. His wife Alexi gave birth to their baby boy named Ashe Olson Meyers on March 27, 2016, at Lenox Hill Hospital.

In an interview with people's magazine, Seth Meyers shared how he balances his work and being a dad.

“I’m in a situation where I’m lucky enough to see my son for basically an hour and a half in the morning and he’s asleep by the time I get home… I just try very hard to make sure the weekend isn’t spent obsessing about what’s coming up on Monday and just being in the moment.”

Source: Instagram (Seth Meyers, Alexi Ashe with son Axel)

The couple’s second child, also a son that they named Axel Strahl Meyers was born on April 8, 2018, in their apartment’s lobby! He shared his story of Axel’s birth, "I called 911 and over the course of a minute conversation, I said, 'We're about to have a baby — we're having a baby — we had a baby.'"

In November 2021, Meyers confirmed that he and his wife welcomed their third child- daughter Adelaide Meyers in mid September the same year.

As of 2020, the couple is living without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Shepard Smith - former host of Shepard Smith Reporting 

Seth Meyers – Career 

Early Days

Seth Meyers’ career as a comedian started when he was at University. Over the years he has played minor roles in movies such as Journey to the Center of the Earth, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, See This Movie.

In 2001, Meyers joined the Saturday Night Live cast. 4 years working there, he was promoted to writing supervisor. And in January 2006, he became a co-head writer along with Tina Fey and Andrew Steele.

George Stephanopoulos - hosts Good Morning America with Robin Roberts

Late Night Show

On May 12, 2013, NBC announced Meyers would succeed Jimmy Fallon on Late Night Show as a host. About 9 months later on February 24, 2014, Meyers started his workdays as a Late Night Show host.

Source: Instagram (Seth Meyers on the cover of Variety)


Scott Van Pelt - hosts Sportscenter 

Seth Meyers – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth and annual salary have been estimated at around $26 million and $5 million respectively.

Seth Meyers – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Seth Meyers is active with millions of followers and counting.

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