Who is Joel McHale and what is his net worth 2018? Joel McHale is an American actor, writer and stand-up comedian. He has also worked as a producer and television host. He is best known for hosting the show called ‘The Soup’ on the ‘E!’ television network and portraying Jeff Winger on the NBC’s Community. He has appeared in various films like ‘Spy Kids: All the Time in the World’ and ‘Ted’. He has also worked in the CBS sitcom ‘The Great Indoors’.
Joel Edward McHale best known as Joel McHale was born on November 20, 1971, in Rome, Italy. He was born to a Canadian-born mother, Laurie Jackson, and an American-born father, Jack McHale. McHale was raised in Seattle, Washington. His father worked as Dean of Students at Loyola University. The profession of his father moved the family several times, they lived in Haddonfield, New Jersey for two years before moving to Seattle.
McHale went to the Mercer Island High School. In 1995, he earned a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Washington. In the college, he has also joined the football team. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree from UW’s Actor’s Training Program. After college, he moved to Los Angeles where he started his acting career by doing small roles in television and comedy shows.
In 1996, Joel McHale married Sarah Williams. He lives in Hollywood Hills, California with his wife. The couple have two sons, named Edward and Isaac.
Joel McHale was a cast member of local sketch-comedy television show ‘Almost Live!’ on KING-TV. He was also a member of the improve comedy group from 1993 to 1997. After moving to LA, he started doing small roles in TV shows and sitcoms like ‘Diagnosis: Murder’, ‘CSI: Miami’ and ‘Will & Grace’.
2004 was a big year for McHale, as he reserved roles in ‘Spider-Man 2’ (2004), ‘The Onion Movie’ (2008), and ‘Lords of Dogtown’ (2005). In addition to this, he also started writing, producing TV shows, and starring in ‘The Soup’ (2004) on E! network in the same year. Joel also worked in the hit comedy series ‘Community’ (2009). He hosted different award shows like 2011 Independent Spirit Awards and 2015 ESPY Awards and worked in films like ‘Spy Kids: All the Time in the World’, ‘What’s Your Number?’ and ‘The Big Year’.
McHale also appeared in a live-action tale of a boy and his teddy bear ‘Ted’ in 2012. He is also well known for doing stand-up comedy, he played a lead role in the sitcom ‘The Great Indoors’ and appeared in X-Files reboot in 2016.
He got ‘EWwy Award’ two times for best actor in a comedy. In 2011, he was nominated for ‘Critics Choice Television Award’ for best actor in a comedy series. He was also awarded by ‘PAAFTJ Television Award’ in 2012.
Joel McHale Net Worth
Joel McHale has been known for his stand-up comedy, acting, hosting and writing. He is a multi-talented person. By doing all this he has got huge success in his life and has earned a lot of money. Joel McHale’s net worth is an estimated $15 million. He acted and performed in many TV and comedy shows and he was paid $40,000-$60,000 dollars each episode of community which adds to his wealth.
He also hosted different award and TV shows and he has earned much from there. As an actor on the big screen, he has done many films which is the major source of his income. His yearly salary is $2,000,000 dollars approx. He earned an amount of $2 million for hosting the show ‘The Soup’. He also earns a lot of money by doing advertisements. He owns a huge and lovely villa in California which is estimated to be around $4 million dollars.
The nick name of his elder son Edward is ‘Eddie’. He was born in 2005. Eddie was born with heart defect and he went through life-saving surgery as an infant. Joel McHale’s wife gave birth to second child, Isaac on March 12, 2008.