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NameFred Armisen
Age57
BirthdayDec 4 1966
Net worth$8 million
Professionactor, comedian, writer, producer and musician

Fred Armisen is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician. He is one of the most multi-talented public we could ever imagine. His wide range of skill set has helped him ear numerous fame and popularity all over the world. He is also renowned for his works various television shows including Saturday Night Live, Portlandia, Documentary Now!, Moonbase 8, and Big Mouth.

Net worth

Fred Armisen’s net worth was estimated to be around $8 millions. His career in comedy, acting, writing, and music credits to his wealth. Armisen gained a significant amount of recognition and financial success from his work on “Saturday Night Live”, in various arise like “Portlandia”, and television series, film, and voice acting roles. 

Real Estate and Brand Endorsement

Fred Armisen likely has invested in real estates over time as successful actors like him invest on properties, but official and detailed information about his investments are not widely publicized. 

Fred Armisen has collaborated with companies and gained brand deals throughout his career. Few of them include: Old Navy, Hulu and other media appearances. These brand deals and endorsements contribute to his overall wealth.

Early Life, Education and Parents Details

Fred Armisen was born on December 4, 1966, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA and grew up in Valley Stream, New York. His father, Fereydun Armisen, is a German born Korean and mother, Hildegardt Mirabal Level, is from Venezuela. His father worked for IBM while his mother is a school teacher. Therefore, his diverse ethnic background and multicultural aspects in his upbringing have influenced his comedic style and perspectives.

Fred Armisen studied at Valley Stream Central High School, and was involved in various artistic activities. He had shown his interest in arts more specifically in music since his early age. He then attended the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan but decided to drop out to pursue a career as a rock drummer. He played with Trench mouth, the punk rock band, and later joined Blue man Group as a drummer which played a great role in improving his artistic and performance abilities.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1998Guide to Music and South by SouthwestVariousShort film
Fred Armisen’s Guide to Dance and Self-Defense
2002I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About WilcoHimself
Like MikeNew Age Dad
2003Frank International Film FestivalFrankShort film
Melvin Goes to DinnerVesa
2004Anchorman: The Legend of Ron BurgundyTino
EurotripCreepy Italian Guy
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost MovieTino
2005Deuce Bigalow: European GigoloFrenchmanUncredited
2006Deck the HallsGustave
The ExManny
Griffin & PhoenixUnknown
Kiss Me AgainProfessor Szabo
Tenacious D in The Pick of DestinySecurity Guard
2007Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for TheatersTime LincolnVoice
2008Baby MamaStroller Salesman
Christmas on MarsNoachis
The PromotionScott Fargas
The RockerWayne Kerr
Bang Blow & StrokeKerrShort film
2009Confessions of a ShopaholicRyan KoeningShort film
Post GradGuacanator Pitchman
2010Cop OutRussian Lawyer
Our Family WeddingPhillip Gusto
Easy APastor
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty GaloreFreidrich
Presidential ReunionBarack Obama
2011The SmurfsBrainy SmurfVoice
The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol
2012The DictatorDeath to Aladeen Restaurant waiterCameo
Fun WorldFredVoice Short film
2013The Smurfs 2Brainy SmurfVoice
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow
2014Salad DaysHimselfDocumentary
2015Addicted to FresnoGerald
Staten Island SummerVictor
Looney Tunes: Rabbits RunSpeedy GonzalesVoice, direct-to-video
The Damned: Don’t You Wish That We Were DeadHimselfDocumentary
2016Zoolander 2The VIP
Ordinary WorldGary
2017The Little HoursBishop Bartolomeo
Take the 10Driver
Band AidDave
The House of TomorrowTour Video NarratorVoice
Battle of the SexesRheo Blair
The Lego Ninjago MovieColeVoice
Zane’s Stand Up Promo
2018Game Over, Man!Himself
2019Jay and Silent Bob RebootUber Driver
2020All Together NowMr. Franks
2021How It EndsManny
Too LateFredo Muñoz
The Mitchells vs. the MachinesDeborahbot 5000Voice
2022Spin Me RoundRicky
The BubbleDarren Eigan
Clerks IIIAuditioner
2023The Super Mario Bros. MovieCranky KongVoice
The ContestantNarratorVoice
2024UnfrostedMike Puntz
Thelma the UnicornDanny StallionVoice
TBAFixedFetchVoice

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1997–2001ReverbInterviewer82 episodes
1999FredHimself, VariousPilot
2001Late FridayFather Fred, Fericito2 episodes
2001Premium BlendSergeant Fred
2002Next!VariousPilot
Late World with ZachInterpretive Bongos Wizard, Various29 episodes
2002–2013Saturday Night LiveVarious229 episodes
2003–2007Crank YankersChip DouglasVoice, 13 episodes
2004Comedy LabJeremy1 episode
2004, 2008Aqua Teen Hunger ForcePoncho, Robot HusbandVoice, 2 episodes
2005New York NoiseHimselfEpisode: “Beggars Group 10th Anniversary in NYC Party”
2005–2011SquidbilliesMiguel, Jesus, HippieVoice, 18 episodes
2006Freak ShowVariousVoice, 3 episodes
Night of Too Many StarsHimself, PrinceTelevision special
Tom Goes to the MayorPhillip PriestVoice, episode: “Jeffy the Sea Serpent”
2007, 201230 RockRaheem Haddad / Phone Lady2 episodes
2007Tim and Eric Nite Live!Dr. Pat Gordon Hall1 episode
2007, 2008Human GiantHimself, Dr. Marker, Doctor3 episodes
2007, 2010Yo Gabba Gabba!Himself, Larry the Treasure Hunter2 episodes
2008The Sarah Silverman ProgramTaylor MagenheimEpisode: “Patriot Tact”
Blue Man Group: How to Be a Megastar 2.0Rod PopeilTelevision film
2008–2012Saturday Night Live Weekend Update ThursdayVarious8 episodes
2008, 2010Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!2 episodes
2009Parks and RecreationRaulEpisode: “Sister City”
2010Ugly AmericansLarry KingVoice, episode: “So You Want to Be a Vampire?”
2011–2018PortlandiaVariousAlso co-creator, writer and executive producer
2011–2013The Looney Tunes ShowSpeedy GonzalesVoice, 30 episodes
2011The SoupHimself, CARLEpisode: “Fred Armisen”
2012Up All NightGideon KirkEpisode: “Hey Jealousy”
2012–2013Late Night with Jimmy FallonLady Hedith5 episodes
2012-2023The SimpsonsTerrenceVoice, 3 episodes
UnsupervisedMartinVoice, 6 episodes
2013Bob’s BurgersTommyVoice, episode: “Nude Beach”
ConanConan O’BrienEpisode: “Occupy Conan: When Outsourcing Goes Too Far”
Kroll ShowPapi JrEpisode: “Dine & Dash”
Jimmy Kimmel Live!Osama bin Laden1 episode
Out ThereTerry RosachristasVoice, 10 episodes
The AwesomesStage ManagerVoice, episode: “Pilot, Part 2”
2013–2021Brooklyn Nine-NineMlep[clay]nos4 episodes
2014Super Fun NightBrian HeadfootEpisode: “Hostile Makeover”
Broad CityCraigslist BabyEpisode: “What a Wonderful World”
2014–presentLate Night with Seth MeyersHimselfBand leader
2014House of LiesVincentEpisode: “Comeuppance”
ChozenVariousVoice, episode: “In a Pickle”
Modern FamilyLanghamEpisode: “Las Vegas”
Comedy Bang! Bang!HimselfEpisode: “Fred Armisen Wears Black Jeans & Glasses”
Comedians in Cars Getting CoffeeEpisode: “I Wasn’t Told About This”
ArcherGustavo CalderonVoice, 5 episodes
2014–2020Mike Tyson MysteriesLeprechaun, Raul Castro, LucifugeVoice, episode: “Is Magic Real?”
2014Elf: Buddy’s Musical ChristmasChadwickVoice, television film
201530th Independent Spirit AwardsHimself (host)Television special
Man Seeking WomanTanakaEpisode: “Sizzurp”
7 Days in HellEdward PuddingTelevision film
The Jim Gaffigan ShowDr. WeissEpisode: “Pilot”
2015–2017Difficult PeopleGarry Epstein3 episodes
2015–presentDocumentary Now!VariousAlso co-creator, writer and executive producer
2015–2021Robot ChickenVarious VoicesVoice, 3 episodes
2016New GirlBrandonEpisode: “No Girl”
2016–2020Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtRobert Durst5 episodes
2016Man Seeking WomanJesusEpisode: “Honey”
Blunt TalkDr. Larry SimonEpisode: “Love Is Not Linear”
2017Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day SpecialPeter SalanzVariety special
2017–2018Nature CatHerbert the Hermit CrabVoice, 4 episodes
2017Son of ZornLord VulchazorVoice, episode: “All Hail Son of Zorn”
AnimalsAlabasterVoice, 2 episodes
Comrade DetectiveOrzanVoice, episode: “Two Films for One Ticket”
2017–presentBig MouthElliot Birch / variousVoice, 51 episodes
2017Lady DynamiteMiss Cookie WolfEpisode: “Apache Justice”
2017–2018The Last Man on EarthKarl Cowperthwaite4 episodes
I Love You, America with Sarah SilvermanJesus2 episodes
2017A Christmas Story Live!Mall ElfTelevision special
2018–2021Final SpaceKVNVoice, 36 episodes
2018Splitting Up TogetherDr. RydaktoEpisode: “Letting Ghost”
ForeverOscar Hoffman8 episodes
Fortune RookieFred2 episodes
2019Crazy Ex-GirlfriendItchy CatEpisode: “I Need Some Balance”
At Home with Amy SedarisMaximilianoEpisode: “Hospital-tality”
2019–2022Los EspookysTicoAlso co-creator, writer and executive producer
6 episodes
2019SuperstoreKyle SawyerEpisode: “Toy Drive”
The Kacey Musgraves Christmas ShowHimselfAmazon Prime Special
2020Curb Your EnthusiasmWallyEpisode: “The Surprise Party”
Miracle WorkersPercival ForthwindEpisode: “Music Festival”
Central ParkZoom Abramovich / EspositoVoice, 2 episodes
Elena of AvalorYolo the Animal ShadeVoice, episode: “Coronation Day”
Mapleworth MurdersBrody BcBillan / Belk BcBillan2 episodes
Moonbase 8Dr. Michael “Skip” Henai6 episodes; also writer and executive producer
Sarah Cooper: Everything’s FineScooterTelevision special
2021ShrillBongo2 episodes
Bless the HartsLeslieVoice, episode: “Tiny Pies”
Schmigadoon!Reverend Howard Layton5 episodes
CentaurworldSplendib / Malandrew / variousVoice, 7 episodes
2022Toast of TinseltownRuss Nightlife6 episodes
Our Flag Means DeathGeraldo3 episodes
The Kids in the HallMichaelEpisode 6
What We Do in the ShadowsDoctor DJ Tom SchmidtEpisode: “The Grand Opening”
WednesdayUncle FesterEpisode: “If You Don’t Woe Me By Now”
2023UnstableLeslie5 episodes
History of the World, Part IIGlorp1 episode
Agent ElvisCharles MansonEpisode: “Full Tilt”
BarryNestorEpisode: “you’re charming”
2024FalloutDJ Carl1 Episode
Last Week Tonight with John OliverSweet potatoVoice, episode: “Medicaid”
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s in LAHimselfEpisode: “Helicopters”
TBARhona Who Lives by the RiverMr. KortleUpcoming series

Controversies and Relationships

As per Fred Armisen’s personal relationships, Armisen has been married twice. He first got married to English singer-songwriter Sally Timms in the year 1998 which then ended in the year 2004. He later married actress Elisabeth Moss in 2009 but they ended up divorcing each other in 2011.

Despite Fred Armisen successful career in the industry, he has faced a few controversies and public scandals. These controversies mainly include his personal relationships like his divorce from Elisabeth Moss and work environment. Armisen’s marriage to actress Elisabeth Moss was fairly short, lasting barely three years, 2009 to 2011. After their divorce, Moss then went on to explain how traumatic and awful and horrible the relationship was. She also implied the commitment issues Armisen had as he was not committed to his relationship with her.

Fred Armisen has also admitted to having difficulties with committing in relationships and has described himself as being a “terrible husband”. He has stated that he tends to be enthusiastic in the initial stages of the relationships but struggles with maintaining them over a long run.

Aside from Fred Armisen’s personal drama, there have been certain allegations about Armisen being difficult to work with on the set of “Saturday Night Live”. Though these occasional whispers and indirect mentions about his behavior on set have not been confirmed with detailed accusations or incidents.

Despite the controversies surrounding him, Fred Armisen has managed to maintain a fairly positive image in the public. He acknowledges his flaws and his self-awareness has contributed to his popularity and recognition and reputation in the industry. His versatility, talent and skills in his craft still speaks louder than his controversies and drama.

More info

Height1.75 m
Weight
GenderMale
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceHattiesburg, Mississippi, USA

FAQ’s

What nationality is Fred Armisen?

Fred Armisen, is an American comedian, actor, musician, and writer.

How long was Fred Armisen on SNL?

Fred Armisen was on Saturday Night Live for 11 seasons, from 2002-2013.

What is Fred Armisen up to?

Fred Armisen’s most recent venture is his IFC comedy, DOCUMENTARY.

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