Will Forte

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NameOrville Will Forte
Age53
BirthdayJune 17, 1970
Net worth$14 Million
ProfessionActor/ Comedian

Orville Willis Forte also known as Will Forte born on June 17, 1970, is an American comedian, actor, writer and producer. He is known for his various roles on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. He became known for playing memorable characters such as MacGruber that led to a feature film adaptation, MacGruber (2010), and a streaming television series, MacGruber, which he has starred in since 2021. After his time on SNL, Forte also created and starred in the sitcom The Last Man on Earth (2015–2018). For the series, he received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations: two for acting and one for writing. Additionally, he is also known for his voice acting in animated shows and films.

Will Forte

Net Worth

As of 2023, Will Forte’s net worth is estimated to be around $14 million. He primarily earns from his successful career in television, movies, and voice acting alongside his work as a writer and producer also adds to his wealth. 

Real Estate

Will Forte has made several real estate investments over the years. He has owned properties in Los Angeles, including a house in the Hollywood Hills, which he bought in 2002 for around $840,000 and sold in 2016 for $2.5 million. In the year 2020, he purchased a home in Santa Monica, for approximately $6.25 million.

Early Life and Education and Parents Details

Will Forte was born to Orville Willis Forte III and Patricia C. Forte on June 17, 1970, in Alameda, California, and grew up in Lafayette, California. He studied at Acalenes High School where he was an active participant in sports. He was a varsity swimmer and a member of the football team. He was also known for his sense of humor from a young age. He studied history at UCLA after his high school.

Willis Forte’s father worked in finance as a financial broker and his mother was an artist and former school teacher. Like his father, Forte too initially pursued a career in finance but later realized his aspirations towards comedy and acting, which ultimately led him to pursue a career in the entertainment sector. He has mentioned the role his parents played in motivating and encouraging his comedic ambitions. His upbringing in a supportive and nurturing environment played a crucial role in shaping his views and career.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRole
2004Around the World in 80 DaysYoung Bobby
2006BeerfestOtto
2007The Brothers SolomonDean Solomon
2008Baby MamaScott
2009The Slammin’ SalmonHorace the Lone Diner
2009Brief Interviews with Hideous MenSubject #72
2009Dry CleanerStefan Gucci
2009FanboysTHX Security Guard #4
2009Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsJoe Towne (voice)
2010MacGruberMacGruber
2011A Good Old Fashioned OrgyGlenn
2012Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar MovieAllen Bishopman
2012Rock of AgesMitch Miley
2012That’s My BoyPhil
2012The WatchSergeant Bressman
2013Grown Ups 2Male Cheerleader
2013Run & JumpTed
2013Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2Chester V (voice)
2013Life of CrimeMarshall Taylor
2013NebraskaDavid Grant
2014The Lego MovieAbraham Lincoln (voice)
201422 Jump StreetFootball Announcer (voice)
2014Michelangelo and Lincoln: History CopsAbraham Lincoln (voice)
2014She’s Funny That WayJoshua Fleet
2015Don VerdeanPastor Fontaine
2015Staten Island SummerGriffith
2015The Ridiculous 6Will Patch
2015Get SquirrelyCody (voice)
2016KeanuHulka
2016Popstar: Never Stop Never StoppingBagpipe Player
2017My Life as a CourgetteMr. Paul (voice)
2018A Futile and Stupid GestureDoug Kenney
2018Luis & the AliensNag (voice)
2019The Lego Movie 2: The Second PartAbraham Lincoln (voice)
2019Extra OrdinaryChristian Winter
2019BooksmartDoug Antsler
2019Good BoysAndrew Newman
2019The LaundromatDoomed Gringo #1
2020The WilloughbysTim Willoughby (voice)
2020Have a Good Trip: Adventures in PsychedelicsHimself
2020Scoob!Shaggy Rogers (voice)
2020Drunk BusFred
2021America: The Motion PictureAbraham Lincoln (voice)
2022Studio 666Restaurant Delivery Guy (Darren Sandelbaum)
2022Weird: The Al Yankovic StoryBen Scotti
2023Ruby Gillman, Teenage KrakenCaptain Gordon Lighthouse (voice)
2023StraysDoug
2024Thelma the UnicornOtis (voice)
TBAKinda Pregnant 

Television

YearTitleRole
1997Late Show with David LettermanSnow Shovel Murder Victim (uncredited)
2002–2010Saturday Night LiveVarious roles
2002–presentClone HighAbe Lincoln (voice)
2006Campus LadiesStuart
2006Drawn TogetherKirk Cameron (voice)
2006Aqua Teen Hunger ForceAlien (voice)
2007Flight of the ConchordsBen
2007Tim and Eric Nite Live!Emanuel Melly
2007, 2010–201230 RockTomas / Paul L’astnamé
2007–2010Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!Various roles
2008Young Person’s Guide to HistoryComte de Buffon the Frenchman
2008, 2010How I Met Your MotherRandy Wharmpess
2009Sit Down, Shut UpStuart Proszakian (voice)
2009–2013The Cleveland ShowPrincipal Wally Farquhare / Various voices
2009–2015American Dad!Various voices
2010The Life & Times of TimChipper (voice)
2010WWE RawMacGruber
2010Funny or Die PresentsCast (Scott & Behr) / Sleeping Celebrity
2010SquidbilliesTom Treebow
2010–2013ConanTed Turner
2011Parks and RecreationKelly Larson
2011Allen GregoryIan / Stuart Rossmyre / Sid Lampis (voices)
2011, 2012Up All NightReed
2011, 2015The LeagueChuck
2012, 2013Comedy Bang! Bang!Chet Barnsider / Felix Dewhurst
2012–2015Lab RatsEddy (voice) / Human Eddy
2012–2016Gravity FallsTyler Cutebiker (voice)
2013Drunk HistoryEdwin Booth
2013–2014Kroll ShowVarious roles
2013–2022Bob’s BurgersKurt / Mr. Grant (voices)
2014–2015The AwesomesMalocchio Jr. (voice)
2014–2022The SimpsonsKing Toot (voice)
20157 Days in HellSandy Pickard
2015Moonbeam CityRad Cunningham (voice)
2015–2018The Last Man on EarthPhilip Tandy “Phil” Miller
2016Maya & MartyVarious
2017Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day SpecialMichael Fulton
2017Tour de PharmacyPolice Officer
2017Tim and Eric’s Bedtime StoriesWill
2019Future ManCASSIN-E (voice)
2019I Think You Should Leave with Tim RobinsonOld Man on Plane
2019Alien News DeskDrexx Drudlarr (voice)
2019Crank YankersHimself (voice)
2020Who Wants to Be a MillionaireHimself
2020The Shivering Truth(voice)
2020FlippedJann Melfi
2020HoopsDawa (voice)
2020, 2022Late Night with Seth MeyersSea Captain (voice)
2021No ActivityDirk (voice)
2021Sweet ToothPubba
2021Chicago Party Aunt(voice)
2021MacGruberMacGruber
2021–presentThe Great NorthWolf Tobin (voice)
2021–2023HouseBrokenShel (voice)
2022Saturday Night LiveHimself (host)
2022The AfterpartyHimself
2022Studio CHimself
2022The Kids in the HallAaron
2022Rick and MortyEugene Michael Piss / Pissmaster (voice)
2023Scott Pilgrim Takes OffOld Scott Pilgrim (voice)
2023KrapopolisPants Guy (voice)
2024BodkinGilbert Power
2024Win or LoseCoach Dan (voice)
2024Sausage Party: Foodtopia 

Controversies and relationships 

Will Forte, throughout his career, he has managed to keep a relatively low profile regarding controversies. Unlike several other celebrities, his career has not been shaded by controversies or legal issues. His status remains greatly positive in the industry aside from any drama or public scandals. His reputation focuses more on his professional ethics rather than his personal.

Will Forte

Coming to Will Forte’s relationships, he is currently married to Olivia Modling. They got engaged in 2020 and married in July 2021. They also have a daughter together, Zoe Douglas Forte, who was born in February 2021. There are many rumors but not many confirmations about his past relationships. In the year 2000, there were rumors of Forte dating actress Sarah Chalke, though the details about the relationship are not confirmed. He dated actress January Jones in 2015 which only lasted a few months.

More info

Height1.75 m
Weight
GenderMale
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceAlameda County, California, USA

FAQ’s

What does Will Forte do now?

In 2022, It was announced that Forte will voice the lead role as Coach Dan in Disney and Pixar’s first full-length upcoming series Win or Lose.

Who is Will Forte related to?

Will Forte is the son of artist Patricia (Stivers) and financial broker Orville Willis Forte III (divorced).

Who does Will Forte play in Bob’s Burgers?

Will Forte plays as Mr. Grant, Kurt in Bob’s Burgers.

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