What is Adam F. Goldberg doing now? Wife, Net Worth, Family

April 18, 2024
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Who is Adam F. Goldberg?

Adam is an American television and film producer and writer, probably best known to the world for creating such TV series as “Breaking In”, “The Goldbergs”, and “Imaginary Mary”, among others.

What is Adam F. Goldberg Doing Now?

Adam is currently busy with several projects, both as a writer and producer, some of which include the documentaries “What an Institution: The Story of Police Academy”, then “Dungeons & Dragons: A Documentary”, and the film “The Muppets Mayhem”.

Adam F. Goldberg Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Adam Frederick Goldberg was born on 2 April 1976 under the Aries zodiac sign, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The youngest of three children born to Murray Goldberg and his wife Beverly, Adam grew up in a Jewish household with his two older brothers, Eric and Barry.


Adam studied at the William Penn Charter School, and after matriculation, enrolled at New York University, from which he graduated in 1998 with a double major in film and dramatic writing.

Career Beginnings

A writing prodigy, Adam wrote and produced his first play, “Dr. Pickup” at 15 years of age in 1992, which won him the Philadelphia Young Playwrights Festival award.

He continued to write plays, and his creations reached the stages of such venues as the Illusion Theater, the Sundance Playwright Lab, The Walnut Street Theater, Greenwich Street Theater, and the Joseph Papp Theater.


In 1997, his play “One on One” was considered one of the finalists for the American Theater Critics Association’s Osborn Award.

His play “The Purple Heart”, won him first place in the Very Special Arts Playwriting Award and was produced at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C.

He wrote his first short film in 2000, “Sincerely Yours”, with the help of Ann Reilly, who was also the director. It was followed by another short film, “Free Wheelin’”, while in 2001 he wrote the screenplay for the television sci-fi movie ”Area 52”, directed by Adam Turner.

Adam’s first comedy-writing job was the TV series “Still Standing” (2002-2006), and he also served as the co-producer of the series.

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He continued to work as a writer for television and film, and together with Picture Machine, Trigger Street Productions, and his college friend Kyle Newman, wrote the screenplay for the comedy crime film “Fanboys”.

“Fanboys” became a huge success, and was followed by another successful film, “Aliens in the Attic”, a collaboration with Mark Burton, and starred Ashley Tisdale, Robert Hoffman, and Carter Jenkins.

Rise to Prominence

After his early success, Adam became acquainted with Adam Sandler’s production company Happy Madison, through which he met Seth Gordon, with whom he went on to develop the TV series “Breaking In” (2011-2012).


He then got a pilot commitment to shoot an autobiographical show about his own family under the working title “How the F— Am I Normal?”. ABC eventually picked up the show, but the title was changed to “The Goldbergs”, which became his most famous creation, and from 2013 to 2020, he produced over 200 episodes of the award-winning series, which starred Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone, and Troy Gentile.

Meantime in 2013, he worked as a consulting producer on the TV series “Community” and as the executive producer on the TV series “Misdirected”.

Many have recognized his talents, and between 2014 and 2017, Adam worked on a number of projects as a producer, which included the documentaries “The King of Arcades”, “Mudbloods”, and “Finders Keepers”, then the award-winning fantasy action-adventure film “Mythica: A Quest for Heroes”, the action-adventure “Dragon Warriors”, and the TV series “Imaginary Mary”.

In 2019, his TV series “The Goldbergs” spawned a spin-off series entitled “Schooled”, for which Adam served as the producer and writer. Since both series are autobiographical, Adam is portrayed by Sean Giambrone.

Adam has won a couple of awards for his work, including the Honorary Award by CinEuphoria for “The Goldbergs”.


Net Worth

As of mid- 2022, Adam F. Goldberg’s net worth has been estimated to be around $10 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry, in which he has more than 50 credits as a producer and over 20 screenplay credits.

Personal Life, Married, Single, Wife, Children?

When it comes to his personal life, Adam doesn’t like to talk much about it. However, according to sources, the renowned American screenwriter and producer is married to non-celebrity Sarah Hennelly Goldberg. She is a licensed therapist, and prefers to stay away from the spotlight.

The two met back in 1992 at a summer theater program at Northwestern University. They started dating almost immediately, and after a couple of years make their romance official.

The wedding ceremony details haven’t been revealed to date, nor whether the couple has any children. The family resides in Los Angeles, California.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

The prominent screenwriter and producer has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.9m), while he weighs approximately 187lbs (85kgs). His vital statistics are currently unknown, though he has an average figure.

Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia

Adam has a hobby that many have made fun of – he likes to collect toys and action figures.


He has an avid collection of rare toys in mint condition, with his favorites being G.I. Joe and He-Man figurines. He’s said that even though he is a grown-up, Adam refuses to act as such when it comes to toys. Moreover, he is a massive fan of the popular board game “Dungeons & Dragons”, and has made a documentary about the particular game.

In 2020 he teamed up with Uncle Louie, an American talent manager, music producer and actor, to launch challenge coins, which honored famous Garbage Pail Kids, including Weid Wendi, Nasty Nick, and Wrapping Ruth. The coins were licensed by Topp, and sold very quickly.

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