Last Updated on: May 5, 2019 by: Celebs Podium
Often known for his comical stints in the movies, Adam Sandler adds screenwriter and film producer tag to his name. On top of that, the veteran actor enjoys a soothing company of his showbiz-related wife.
Adam Sandler’s Bio, Family
The 52-years-of-age actor was born as Adam Richard Sandler on 9 September 1966 to a nursery school teacher mother, Judith “Judy” (née Levine) and an electrical engineer father, Stanley Sandler. Though hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Adam grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire since the age of six.
Adam comes from a Jewish family while he descends from Russian Jewish immigrants on both sides. He has two sisters named Elizabeth and Valerie, and a brother named Scott Sandler.
While growing up in Manchester, Adam attended Manchester Central High School. Later on, he graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in acting.
Career In Movies
After starting off with a comic character in the American sitcom, The Cosby Show in 1987, Adam had his big screen debut with 1989 comedy flick Going Overboard. Later, he had a pretty occupied 1990s with the projects, Shakes the Clown (1991), Airheads (1994), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Waterboy (1998), and Big Daddy (1999).
Adam later marked huge attention appearing in the 2002 comedy-drama movie, Punch-Drunk Love. Likewise, he starred in 2004 romantic-comedy 50 First Dates and 2008 comedy flick You Don’t Miss with the Zohan. He also shared the screen with Jennifer Aniston in 2011 romantic-comedy Just Go With It and voiced the animated trilogy: Hotel Transylvania (2012), Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018).
Adam Sandler as Zohan in You Don’t Mess With the Zohan (Picture: IMDB)
The talented actor is set to feature in two movies in 2019 with mystery-comedy Murder Mystery and crime comedy-drama Uncut Gems.
Net Worth And Earnings
More than three decades in the showbiz profits Adam Sandler with gigantic earnings. The comedian/screenwriter has been able to garner a mammoth sum of $420 Million as his net worth. On top of that, Adam charges nearly $20 Million per movie as of the reports in 2019.
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Sandler has featured in numerous Hollywood films that combined have grossed over $2 Billion at the worldwide box office. His latest project, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is one off example which grossed $528,583,774 in the worldwide box office.
Married Life With Actress Wife; Father Of Two Kids
Adam Sandler’s professional success is just backed by his wonderful off-screen life. The versatile personality is in seventh heaven since his bond with his actress wife, Jacqueline Samantha Titone also known as Jackie Sandler.
Adam first met eyes with his future wife at the sets of 1999 movie Big Daddy. It was director Rob Schneider who introduced the pair at a first place. After sharing the movie screen together, the couple heated up their romance soon and decided to share the engagement ring in 2001. By the time, Adam had convinced Jackie to diverge her religion into Judaism to match with him.
Adam Sandler with wife Jackie Sandler at an event for Pixels 2015 (Picture: IMDB)
Following that, the lovebirds walked down the aisle together on 22 June 2003. They welcomed their first kid, a daughter named Sadie Madison Sandler on 6 May 2006. Meanwhile, the pair was blessed with another daughter on 2 November 2008 whom they named Sunny Madeline Sandler.
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Some Interesting Facts About Adam Sandler
- Adam has his own film production company, Happy Madison Productions, which he formed in 1999.
- Adam’s musical singles include The Chanukah Song (1996) and The Thanksgiving Song (1997).
- As a charity, he donated $1 Million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America as well as $2,100 to former New York City Republican mayor Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign in 2007.
- Adam’s sister is a dentist while another one is a waitress. Meanwhile, his brother, Scott is an attorney.
- Besides, he massively supports MLB side New York Mets.
- He owns a white and tan English bulldog named Motzaball.