Adam Sandler Biography : Age, height, Girlfriend, TV Shows, Movies, Networth

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Real NameAdam Richard Sandler
Nick NameSandman
ProfessionActor, comedian, writer, producer, singer
Date of Birth9 September 1966
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York City, USA
HeightIn Inches – 5.9″ ( 5 Feet 9 Inches)
In Metre – 1.77 m
In Centimetres – 177 cms
WeightIn Kilograms – 86 Kgs
In Pounds – 190 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Hair TypeStraight
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body or Figure Measurements (in Inches.)Chest – 44
Waist – 38
Biceps – 14
Sexual OrientationStraight
Zodiac SignVirgo
EthnicityWhite and Russian Jewish Ancestry
HometownNew York City, Grew Up in Machester and New Hampshire
Current LocationNew York City and Los Angeles, California
Languages KnownEnglish
School EducationManchester Central High School
College EducationNew York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (1991)
Acting TrainingLearnt Acting from David Gideon
Favorite BandsVan Halen, The Police, Styx
Favorite SportsBasket Ball, Base Ball, Professional Wrestling
Favorite Cartoon CharactersSpongeBob SquarePants
Favorite ActorTom Cruise
Favorite ActressAngelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence
Food PreferenceGlorified rice

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Who is Adam Sandler?

Adam Richard Sandler is an american actor and producer born on 9 September 1966 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. His friends and family members call him ‘Sandman’. Apart from acting and producing films, he is also a professional writer, singer and a comedian. He did initial schooling from Manchester High School, London. Later he graduated from New York University Tisch School of the arts in 1991. In his early days he used to perform in clubs. He did his first standup act in Boston Comedy Club, that very moment he discovered a natural comic artist in him. Therefore, he decided to pursue comedy as a full time career.

Adam Sandler Physical Stats and Appearance

Adam is 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs 86 kilograms. He got black hair and dark brown eyes. His chest is 44, waist is 38 and biceps are 14 inches.

Adam Sandler Physical Stats and Appearance - seen in Los Angeles

Adam Sandler Family, Siblings, Spouse and Children

Adam Sandler father Stanley Alan Sandler and mother Judith were electrical engineer and a nursery school teacher respectively. He has two sisters ‘Elizabeth Sandler’ and ‘Valerie Sandler’, one of them is a Dentist and the other is a Waitress. He also has a brother named ‘Scott Sandler’ who is an Attorney.

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If we talk about Adam’s personal life he is married to girlfriend ‘Jackie Sandler’ who is now his wife. He met her on the sets of Big Daddy (1999). They dated for 3 long years and later got engaged in June 2002 and year on June 2003 they both got married. They have 2 children from marriage, daughter Sadie Sandler (Born in 2006) and Sunny Sandler (Born in 2008).

Adam Sandler with wife and kids
Adam Sandler with Wife Jackie and Kids

Adam Sandler Affairs and Dating Information

  • Margaret Rudin (1992-1993) – He dated Margaret Rudin, a cosmetics executive in 1992. They even got engaged, but later it called off in 1993.
  • Juliette Lewis (1994) – Adam dated actress and singer, Juliette Lewis in 1994.
  • Alicia Silverstone (1996) – He dated actress Alicia Silverstone (10 years his junior). Alicia’s representatives tried to keep the relationship a secret but couldn’t. The relationsip only worked out for a month from March 1996 to April 1996.

Adam Sandler Debut and Career

First AlbumThey’re All Gonna Laugh at You (1993)
First AdvertisementNBA Commercial
First MovieGoing Overboard (1989)
First TV Series / TV ShowThe Cosby Show (1984-92)

Adam made his debut from african-american TV series called ‘The Cosby Show’. Where he played the character of Smitty. During that time, the producer Dennis Miller noticed him when he was doing stand up in a club. Dennis found Adam to be extremely talented and recommended him to another producer, who was about to produce a show. Fortunately, he got cast in that show in 1990.

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Later he became the part of some amazing comedy movies like Airheads (1994), Billy Maddison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), Big Daddy (1999) and Mr. Deeds (2002).

Since Adam has a passion for writing and singing, he wrote and composed songs for his movie ‘The Wedding Singer’.

On top of this, he has been a part of more than 56 feature films, however his best movies are:-

  • Uncut Gems (2019), He played ‘Howard Ratner’ in the movie.
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (2017), He played ‘Danny’ in the movie.
  • Funny People (2009), He played ‘George Simmons’ in the movie.
  • Bedtime Stories (2008), He played ‘Skeeter Bronson’ in the movie.

Upcoming Projects

Adam upcoming movies are Spaceman, Hustle and Murder Mystery 2. These movies are in post-production right now and expected to release in 2022.

Adam Sandler Awards and Nominations

Adam has won 46 awards and nominated 120 times during his career. However, the major awards are the following:-

  • Kids Choice Awards
  • Hollywood Films Awards
  • MTV Movie Awards
  • Teen Choice Awards
  • People’s Choice Awards

Adam Sandler Lifestyle and Luxury

He has a pet bulldog named Motzaball.

Adam Sandler Bull Dog - Motzaball

Trivia and Less Known Facts

  • In reel life, he often portrays a character having bad temper.
  • Whenever he writes a female character for any film, the name mostly starts from letter ‘V’.
  • Has some connection with Robert Michael Schneider , therefore he always appear in his films. No matter the role is big or small.
  • His dog ‘Meatball’ died due to heartattack at the age of 4.

Adam Sandler Income and Net Worth

As per the news sources, the income shared by Adam makes him one of the richest celebrities in the US. His net worth is estimated approx. $540 million. Below is his income break down based on the fee he got for his tv shows and movies.

  • Billy Madison (1995) – $1,700,000
  • Bulletproof (1996) – $2,500,000
  • The Wedding Singer (1998) – $5,500,000
  • Big Daddy (1999) – $8,000,000
  • Little Nicky (2000) – $20,000,000 plus 20% (star)
  • Punch-Drunk Love (2002) – $7,000,000
  • Mr. Deeds (2002) – $20,000,000 against 20%
  • Anger Management (2003) – $25,000,000 against 25% of the gross
  • 50 First Dates (2004) – $25,000,000
  • Grown Ups (2010) – $25,000,000
  • Just Go with It (2011) – $25,000,000 (includes producer fee)
  • Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011) – $2,500,000
  • Zookeeper (2011) – $2,000,000
  • Jack and Jill (2011) – $20,000,000 (includes producer fee)
  • Murder Mystery (2019) – $20,000,000 (includes producer fee)

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