Fred Armisen Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Fereydun Robert “Fred” Armisen was born on the 4th December 1966 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi USA, of German, Japanese, and Venezuelan ancestry. He is a comedian and actor, who is known not only for working in the cast of the TV comedy show “Saturday Night Live”, but for roles in TV series and films such as “Freak Show”, “Cop Out”, “Ugly Americans”, “Portlandia”, etc. He is also recognized as a drummer.

Have you ever wondered how rich is Fred Armisen? It has been stated that the current amount of Fred’s net worth reaches an estimated $7 million as of early 2016, which has been accumulated through his career in the entertainment industry.


Fred Armisen Net Worth $7 Million


Fred grew up in Manhattan, New York City, as he and his family moved there when he was still a toddler. He is the son of Fereydun Armisen, who was an employee of the IT giant IBM, and his wife, Hildegardt Mirabal, who worked as an elementary school teacher. He was studying at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, but he soon quit education, and started a career in the world of music as a drummer, essentially with rock bands. Even in high school, Fred was focused on music, playing drums for the local bands, however, without major success. Nevertheless, in 1988, he joined the punk band Trenchmouth,with which he worked until 1996, when the members decided to pursue other ventures. Fred is now a drummer with The 8G band, which serves as a house band for “Late Night with Seth Meyers”.

When the band Trenchmouth disbanded, Fred became interested in acting, and he created a short video “Guide To Music And South By Southwest” (1998). Being in his debut, he struck the world with his comedy skills, and soon his name became quite known in the acting world. Starting firstly with smaller roles in films such as “Melvin Goes To Dinner” (2003), Like Mike” (2002), “Euro Trip” (2004), “Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy” (2004), “Kiss Me Again” (2006), and “The Ex” (2006). In 2008, came Fred’s big break, as he was selected for “Saturday Night Live”, which celebrated him as both a comedian and as an actor, portraying various characters in his sketches during his tenure with the program, and also impersonating a number of celebrities. Some of his most notable impressions include President Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, Steve Jobs, Ira Glass, Hosni Mubarak, Harrison Ford, and others.

His acting career also increased his net worth, as he has appeared in over 90 film and TV titles, such as “Brooklyn Nine Nine” (2013-2014), “Easy A” (2010), “Our Family Wedding” (2010), “The Rocker” (2008). Fred is also known as a voice actor, lending his voice to characters in TV series and films such as “The Smurfs” (2011), “The Smurfs 2”, “Archer” (2014), “Looney Toones: Rabbits Run” (2015), and others.

Fred has also created a satirical comedy sketch show, “Portlandia”, which has been airing since 2011, with his friend and colleague Carrie Brownstein, for which he won a Peabody award in 2011. The show has also significantly increased his overall net worth.

Speaking about his personal life, Fred Armisen was married to Sally Timms, a singer and songwriter, from 1998 to 2004. After that, he was briefly married to Elisabeth Moss(2009-11), an actress, and currently is in a relationship with Natasha Lyonne, an actress as well. He lives in Los Angeles. In one TV show, Fred announced that he is an atheist.

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