Wayne Knight Net Worth
Who is Wayne Knight
Wayne Knight is an actor-comedian from the United States of America.
Wayne Knight was born on 7th August, 1955 to British father and Italian mother in New York city. He was brought up in Cartersville Georgia. His father William Edward Knight was a factory supervisor and his mother Grace(Monti) Knight was a homemaker. He studied at the University of Georgia but left in the last term for a career in acting.
Wayne has enjoyed a long career as an Actor on TV and Film Industry.
Wayne’s debut in acting started with the Internership at Barter Theater in Abingdon, Virginia. He also worked in the Broadway for few years. The list of his Broadway appearances include
Mastergate, Gemini, Art, Christina Applegate and Sweet Charity
His popularity as an actor rose with his role as “Newman” on Seinfeld on TV.
He also worked as an actor and Voice Over artist on TV shows like “Hot in Cleveland”, “The Toy Story-2”, “Third Rock from the Sun”, “Kung Fu Panda”, ”The Edge”, “Assaulted Nuts”, “Hercules: Zero to Hero”, “Woke up Dead”, “Justice League Unlimited”, “Against the Grain”, “Nip/Tuck”, “StartUp”, “That 70s Show”, ”Tak” and the Power of Juju”, “CSI:NY”, ”My Favorite Martian” and “Curb your Enthusiasm.” His current project is called “The Exes”. He was a guest on the season 10 episode “Working Stiffs” on the series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
He has given his voice for movies and series on Cartoons channels such as Nickelodeon, Fox kids, Kids’ WB!, Toon Disney and Disney Channel. His Guest appearances on Brandy and Mr.Whiskers, The Penguins of Madagascar and Billy & Mandy’s Jacked up Halloween have been popular.
His film career began in the late 70s and included well rounded roles in famous A-list movies like “Dirty Dancing”, ”Chameleon”, ”Born on the Fourth of July”, ”Hercules”, “JFK”, “To Die For”, “Basic Instinct”, ”Dead Again” and Jurassic Park. He was the first person to be cast for Jurassic Park in the important role of a Chief Programmer and secret spy Dennis Nedry.
He has also been a part of video games like Toy Story 2, Lego Jurassic World and Jurassic Park: the Game.
Wayne has also worked as a Private detective for some time.
Life History of Wayne Knight
Knight’s first wife was makeup artist Paula Sutor. They divorced in 2013. He later married Clare de Chenu in 2006 with whom he has a son. He experienced weight problems at one stage but was able to control weight by going on diet.
Knight is a member of Democratic Party and has attended the 2012 Democratic National convention supporting a second term for President Barack Obama.
Wayne became popular like co-actors Jason Alexander and Michael Richard for his role in the very popular comic American sitcom Seinfeld. Wayne Richard is known for his high pitched voice, large trademark glasses and playing characters with cynical demeanor.
Awards and Recognition
Wayne Knight won the Blue Door Award for Thank God You’re Here.
Net Worth of Wayne Knight
Net worth of Wayne Knight is $8 million dollars. This is the sum total of income from his acting and Voice-over assignments on Television and the Big screen.