Steven Wright - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 16, 2020
|Born on :||December 6, 1955 (age 65)|
|Birth Name /
|Steven Alexander Wright|
|Birth Place:||Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA|
|Father's Name:||Alexander K. Wright|
|Mother's Name:||Lucille Wright|
|University:||Middlesex Community College, Emerson College|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Italian, Scottish)|
|Height:||1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)|
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Who is Steven Wright?
Steven Wright is a comedian, film producer and an American national.
Steven Wright: Age, Parents, Siblings
Steven Wright was born on December 6, 1955, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the U.S.A. as Steven Alexander Wright. His mother is Lucille Wright and father is Alexander K. Wright who worked as an electronics technician and tested “stuff” for NASA during the Apollo spacecraft program. Alexander K. Wright later worked as a truck driver.
He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings. Steven Wright grew up in Burlington, Massachusetts but there are no facts available on his brothers and sisters.
For education, Wright attended Middlesex Community College for an associate's degree. He studied there for two years then transferred to Emerson College, graduating in 1978.
His ethnicity includes Italian, Scottish.
Source: Ozy (young Steven Wright)
Steven Wright: Girlfriend, Marriage, Wife, Children
Steven Wright loves to keep his private life under the wraps. In fact, there is not even a single bit of information on his love life! He has not gotten in a relationship with anyone in the public eye nor have there been rumors about his private affairs.
So, as of now, he is an unmarried man and has not experienced fatherhood. Talking about children, he said, "I don't know how my sister-in-law does it.”
However, he did share an incident with a former girlfriend, way back in 1986. On the Late Night with Seth Meyers, he told about the game between Red Sox and the Mets,
“It gets to be the seventh inning and she congratulates me…and then they lose the game, they lose the World Series. So I broke up with her. If she could jinx the World Series, what else could she jinx?
Every year I call her, she lives in Chicago, and I congratulate her on the Cubs winning the World Series.”
Source: bostonmagazine (Steven Wright and Seth Meyers)
Steven Wright: Career
Wright’s career in stand-up comedy began back when he was still a student in college. His career took a good turn when he was spotted by Peter Lassally, producer of The Tonight Show at the Ding Ho comedy club. He had the golden opportunity to appear at the NBC's The Tonight Show. The host Johnny Carson was so impressed with Wright that he was invited to the show a week later.
Comedy Albums, Films
His first comedy album I Have a Pony, released in 1985 was a mass success, receiving a nomination for Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album. This was followed by release of his other stand up special/albums A Steven Wright Special (1985), The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1989), Wicker Chairs and Gravity (1990), One Soldier (1999), When the Leaves Blow Away (2006), I Still Have a Pony (2007).
Over the years, Steven Wright has appeared in A Steven Wright Special, Mad About You (1992), Reservoir Dogs, So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993), Natural Born Killers (1994), among others.
Apart from being a comedian, actor, director, and producer he is also a musician and has a great interest in painting.
Source: AXS (Steven Wright)
Steven Wright: Net Worth, Salary
His net worth is estimated at around $2 million while the figures on his annual salary has not been shared with the public.
Steven Wright: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media Steven Wright is active on Facebook and Twitter with thousands of followers but seems to be absent from Instagram. Moreover, he has an official website - stevenwright.com.
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