Jonathan Michael Lovitz is an American actor, singer, and comedian. He was born on July 21st, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He has cast in “Saturday Night Live” from the year 1985 till 1990. His family is Jewish who emigrated from Romania, Hungary, and Russia. 

Some of the roles that he has played are “An American Tail: Fievel Goes West”, “The Brave Little Toaster”, “Rat Race”, “Big”, “A League of their Own”, “High School High”, “The Wedding Singer”, “Happiness” and “The Benchwarmers”.

Quick Info 
Full NameJonathan Michael Lovitz
Date of Birth July 21, 1957
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality American
OccupationActor, singer, comedian
Age63
Height 1.78 m
Net Worth$12 Million

Early Life and Bio

His father was an internist in Encino, California. He went to Harvard-Westlake School and studied theater at the University of California at Irvine, from which he graduated in 1979. Later, Lovitz studied acting with Tony Barr on Film. Actors Workshop. 

He was a member of the comedy troupe “The Groundlings”, where he befriended Phil Hartman. His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Romania, who settled in Jacksonville, Florida, while his maternal grandmother was a Jewish Hungarian immigrant.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

Jon is an American by Nationality with mixed ethnicity.

He is 5’10” tall with brown eyes and pepper white hair. Other body measurements are not available at the moment.

The zodiac sign of Jon is Cancer.

Career

The first time he ever appeared in the television series was in the year 1984 in “The Paper Chase” where he played the role of Levitz, followed by “Foley Square” and “Saturday Night Live”.

The top ten movies played by him are “Three Amigos”, “Big”, “The Brave Little Toaster”, “Trapped in Paradise”, “Happiness”, “A League of their Own”, “Coneheads”, “The Wedding Singer”, “Mr. Destiny” and “Small Time Crooks”.

Big (Movie)

The movie “Big” is an American fantasy comedy-drama genre from the year 1988. The movie is directed by Penny Marshall, written by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg. The stars in the movie are Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, and Jon Lovitz.

Jon has cast himself as Scotty Brennen.

The budget of the movie was $18 Million, and the box office income was $151.7 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 7.3/10.

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Happiness (Movie from 1998)

This is an American black comedy-drama from the year 1998. The film is written as well as directed by Todd Solondz. The stars in the movie are Jane Adams, Elizabeth Ashley, Dylan Baker, Lara Flynn Boyle, Ben Gazzara, Jared Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Louise Lasser, Jon Lovitz, Camryn Manheim, Rufus Read, and Synthia Stevenson.

Lovitz has casted as Andrew “Andy” Kornbluth.

The budget of the movie was $2.2 Million, and the box office income was $5.7 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 7.7/10.

Saturday Night Live (SNL)

Lovitz was a member of the Saturday Night Live crew from 1985 to 1990. He later said in an interview for the book Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live that the time he had worked on the show had been the most memorable of his career. He went from having no money to cashing in on a $ 500,000 contract and was also nominated for an Emmy Award during his first two years on Saturday Night Live. 

Tommy Flanagan, “the Pathological Liar”, who created the phrase “Yeah! That’s the ticket!” was one of his most notable characters. His other characters included Mephistopheles, Hanukkah Harry, Master Thespian, Tonto, and Michael Dukakis.

Awards and Achievements

As Awards, he was nominated for the “Emmy Award”, for his career for two years on Saturday Night out. He has not won any top-rated awards, but he is a great personality.

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Personal Life: Relationships

There were many rumors about Jon saying that he was in a relationship with Jessica Lowndes who is more than 30 years younger than him. She is a model and there was no news about their engagements. Later, he himself announced that it was just an April fool.

So, until now, he has not been in a relationship, and even if he was, he has preferred to make it a private matter. 

What is Jon Lovitz’s net worth?

The estimated net worth of Jon is around $12 Million dollars. He has not revealed his salary yet. Currently, he lives in Beverly Hills, CA. He takes part in standup comedy shows.

Social Media Presence

Jon is active in social media, he is seen posting some useful information and sometimes, he posts some memes created by him being a comedian. He has more than 100K followers on Twitter and more than 28K followers on Instagram.

 

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