Who is Conan O’ Brien and what is his net worth 2018? Conan O’Brien is a TV host from America who has hosted several television shows. Apart from that, he is also a television producer and comedian. He is also the writer and producer of the popular animated series, ‘The Simpsons’. He was the host of the popular show ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ for 16 years. In 2009 and 2010, he hosted ‘The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien’. He has hosted talk shows in the United States for over 22 years, making him the longest working talk show host. O’Brien has also hosted events like ‘Christmas in Washington’ and Emmy Awards.
Conan Christopher O’Brien was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on April 18, 1963. He was born to parents Thomas Francis O’Brien who is a physician and serves in the Harvard Medical School and Ruth O’Brien who is an attorney and the partner of the firm called Ropes & Gray. He has five other siblings and he went to Brookline High School. When he was in school, he was the managing editor of his school newspaper. He won the writing contest, ‘National Council of Teachers of English’ when he was in his senior year.
He graduated in 1981 and enrolled in Harvard University. In college, he was a member of the band, ‘The Bad Clams’ and also was the writer of the magazine called ‘Harvard Lampoon’. After completing his graduation, O’Brien left for Los Angeles. He was associated with writing staff in Not Necessarily the News of HBO. He also worked as a writer of The Wilton North Report.
Conan O’Brien married Elizabeth Ann ‘Liza’ Powel in 2002 after dating her for 18 months. They have a daughter named Neve and a son named Beckett. He is of Irish descent and is a supporter of Democrat since 1984.
In 1988, O’Brien was recruited as a writer for Saturday Night Live. There were many SNL writers with whom he worked and performed a comedy show called ‘Happy Happy Good Show’. In 1991, he quit the Saturday Night Live and began to work as a writer for ‘The Simpsons. Apart from writing, he also became the producer of the show. In 1993, he was approached by a producer of ‘The Tonight Show’. Meanwhile, he decided to audition to become the host of the show as the existing host of the show David Letterman was going to leave.
O’Brien was selected as the new host of the late night show and the name of the show was ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’. His first show premiered in September 1993 and the last episode was held on February 20, 2009. In 2009, he became the host of ‘The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien’. The show ended in January 2010 and included guests like Steve Carell, Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell and Neil Young. In November 2010, he started his new show called Conan. In 2011, he starred in the web series called ‘Web Therapy’ He has also led his voice in various movies.
Conan O’Brien has received an overall 64 award nominations. He has won the Primetime Emmy Awards three times out of 28 nominations. He is also the recipient of 6 Writers Guild of America Awards and has also won the People’s Choice Award. In 2011, he was designated as a minister by the Universal Life Church Monastery.
Conan O’Brien Net Worth
Conan O’Brien’s net worth is an estimated $100 million. He owes the fortune to all the shows he has hosted and also as the producer of the shows. Part of the income also comes from lending his voice. He bought a $10.5-million manor in LA, California. He has also hosted the 2006 Primetime Emmy Awards and the MTV Movie Awards in 2014.
He has also let his voice in an episode of ‘The Simpsons’ and on the ‘Robot Chicken’ series. He has also done an advertisement for Bud Light and American Express. He has also received millions of dollars for ending the contract of his show. His show ‘Conan’ is shown in several countries around the world.
He has been given several nicknames in his career. He was nicknamed as ‘Coco’ by Tom Hanks and The Miz called him “The Ginja Ninja”.