Jason Sudeikis Biography

Jason Sudeikis is an American actor and comedian. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

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Birthday: September 18, 1975

Nationality: American

Famous: Saturday Night Live Cast Actors

Age: 44 Years, 44 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Virgo

Also Known As: Daniel Jason Sudeikis

Born in: Fairfax

Famous as: Actor

Height: 6'1" (185 cm), 6'1" Males


Spouse/Ex-: January Jones, Kay Cannon, Olivia Wilde

father: Dan Sudeikis

mother: Kathryn Sudeikis

siblings: Kristin Sudeikis, Lindsay Sudeikis

children: Otis Alexander Sudeikis

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education: Brookridge Elementary School, Rockhurst High School, Shawnee Mission West High School, Fort Scott Community College

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Jason Sudeikis is an American actor and comedian, who has acted in movies, television series, appeared in some of the most popular shows and also worked as voice artist in a career that has stretched over close to two decades. Sudeikis started his career as a comedian in Kansas City; he impressed audiences and quickly graduated to performing for some of the best known comedy groups of the time. He had also trained at one of the best known comedy training schools in the United States and that was certainly a big help in his career as a comic. He was a key member of the crew at ‘Saturday Night Live’ while on the other hand he has also been a prolific actor in comedy films like ‘Horrible Bosses’, ‘Drinking Buddies’ and ‘We’re the Millers’ among many others. Sudeikis’ talent as a comic of rare talent has also seen him appear in TV shows like ’30 Rock’ and ‘The Last Man on Earth’. Sudeikis’ varied talents have also seen him lend his voice to video games and on the other hand he has also hosted shows like the MTV Movie Awards and WWE Raw. Jason Sudeikis has certainly been one of the few people in Hollywood who have used their talents to the hilt.

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Childhood & Early Life
  • Daniel Jason Sudeikis was born to Daniel Joseph Sudeikis and Kathryn Sudeikis on September 18, 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia. His father was a high ranking executive in a company while his mother was employed as a travel agent. Sudeikis’ mother is actor George Wendt’s sister.
  • The family moved to Overland Park in Kansas when Jason Sudeikis was still a child and he studied at the local schools there, namely, Brookridge Elementary School and Holy Cross Cathedral. His high school education initially started at Jesuit Rockhurst High School in the year 1990 but he enrolled in Shawnee Mission West High School later on.
  • The state of Kansas was something that inspired Sudeikis and the sort of work that he did in his career as a comedian. The state has had a profound effect on him as an artist and he has often brought up references to the state during his performances as a comedian.
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  • Sudeikis started his career as a comedian in his home state of Kansas and it was at ComedySportz located in Kansas City where he first started performing. Following the success of his stint at ComedySport, he decided to move to Chicago and there he joined the famous ImprovOlympic theatre in order to learn the craft.
  • In the early years of the new millennium Jason Sudeikis became a part of The Second City’s National Touring Company and later on went on to establish the Las Vegas branch. He became one of the most popular comedians of the time and it was not long before the producers of ‘Saturday Night Live’ took notice.
  • In 2003, Jason Sudeikis became a writer for the cult classic show ‘Saturday Night Live’ and he stayed with the show for a whole decade. During his association with the show he became one of its most important members as he graduated from being a writer to a performer and eventually he was given repertory status.
  • Sudeikis ventured into television in the year 2007 and appeared as a recurring character in the popular comedy show ’30 Rock’. The next year he was cast in the Cameron Diaz comedy ‘What Happens in Vegas’ and in the same year Sudeikis appeared in the online show ‘The Line’. In the meantime, he also lent his voice to the hugely popular video game ‘Grand Theft Auto IV’
  • The year 2010 was a particularly productive one for Jason Sudeikis as he got a role in the Gerald Butler-Jennifer Aniston starrer ‘The Bounty Hunter’ and also played a pivotal character in the comedy ‘Horrible Bosses’. The following year he starred in another comedy titled ‘Hail Pass’ with Owen Wilson and also hosted the MTV Movie Awards.
  • In 2012, Jason Sudeikis was cast as a character in ‘Eastbound and Down’ and although it was a recurring role, his work was appreciated. Two years later, Sudeikis starred in the sequel ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ and the film was a success in the box office.
Major Works
  • Jason Sudeikis has appeared in plenty of films and TV series during his long career and he has delivered some truly memorable performances; however, his most important work has to be ‘Saturday Night Live’. Sudeikis was a vital member of the team for decade starting 2003 and made it very popular.
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Personal Life & Legacy
  • Jason Sudeikis got married to actress Kay Cannon in 2004; however the marriage ended 6 years later in a divorce. The couple had no children.
  • After being in a romantic relationship with actress Olivia Wilde; Sudeikis got engaged to the actress in the year 2013. They have a son named Otis Alexander.
Net Worth
  • Jason Sudeikis has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

1. Booksmart (2019)


2. Horrible Bosses (2011)

  (Crime, Comedy)

3. We're the Millers (2013)

  (Crime, Comedy)

4. Race (2016)

  (Drama, Sport, Biography)

5. Kodachrome (2017)


6. Sleeping with Other People (2015)

  (Drama, Comedy, Romance)

7. Tumbledown (2015)

  (Comedy, Romance, Music)

8. Watching the Detectives (2007)

  (Comedy, Romance)

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