Seth Rogen is a Canadian actor, comedian, writer, producer and director. He began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years. While still living in his hometown Vancouver, he landed a supporting role in Judd Apatow’s series Freaks and Geeks. Shortly after he moved to Los Angeles for his role, Freaks and Geeks was officially cancelled after one season due to low viewership. Rogen later got a part on sitcom Undeclared, which also hired him as a writer. He has also done voice work for the films Horton Hears a Who!, the Kung Fu Panda film series, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Monsters vs. Aliens, Paul, Sausage Party and Pumbaa in the 2019 remake of The Lion King.
Seth Aaron Rogen
Comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, Director
Birthday / Date of Birth
Seth Rogen was born on the 15th of April 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
He’s currently 37 years old.
Los Angeles, California, United States
He is of Russian Jewish descent.
Rogen went to the Vancouver Talmud Torah Elementary School in British Columbia in Canada and he also studied at the Point Grey Secondary School in Vancouver, British Columbia. He started performing stand-up comedy as a teenager. A financial crisis hit his family when Seth was 16 and the teenager dropped out from high school to become a full-time comedian in order to pay the bills.
- Father – Mark Rogen (Actor)
- Mother – Sandy Rogen (Social Worker)
- Siblings – Danya Rogen (Older Sister)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Seth Rogen has dated –
- Lauren Miller (2004-Present) – Rogen began dating writer/actress Lauren Miller in 2004. The two met while he was working on Da Ali G Show. The couple became engaged on September 29, 2010 and married on October 2, 2011 in Sonoma County, California.
- In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
- In centimeters – 180 cm
- In meters – 1.80 m
- In Kilograms – 88 kg
- In Pounds – 194 lbs
- Measurements – 42-14-37
- Chest – 42 in or 107 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 35.5 cm
- Waist – 37 in or 94 cm
His shoe size is 11 (US).
Seth played the leading role in the 2007 film, Knocked Up in which he plays a slacker who gets a woman pregnant in a drunken one-night stand. Hilarious situations follow as he tries to change for good so that he can be a good parent.
In 2001, he made his acting debut in the supernatural drama movie Donnie Darko. He played the role of Ricky Danforth in the movie. The film received favorable reviews and was a box office hit.
Seth made his television debut with NBC’s teen comedy show Freaks and Geeks in 1999 and appeared until 2000 as Ken Miller. He appeared in a total of 18 episodes.
In February 2013, he was seen in the Samsung television commercial with Paul Rudd, Bob Odenkirk and LeBron James near end of the Super Bowl XLVII. In April 2014, he appeared in the ESPN SportsCenter TV commercial with Aaron Rodgers.
Awards & Nominations
|Year||Award||Category||Title of Work||Result|
|2000||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Young Ensemble||Freaks and Geeks||Nominated|
|2005||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program||Da Ali G Show||Nominated|
|2006||MTV Movie Award||Best On-Screen Team||The 40-Year-Old Virgin||Nominated|
|2007||Satellite Award||Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy||Knocked Up||Nominated|
|High Times Stony Award||Stoner of the Year||N/A||Won|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie: Chemistry||Knocked Up||Nominated|
|Dublin Film Critics Circle Award||Breakthrough Award||Knocked up||Nominated|
|2008||Canadian Comedy Award||Best Writing (Film)||Superbad||Won|
|Canadian Comedy Award||Canadian Comedy Person of the Year||N/A||Won|
|MTV Movie Award||Best Comedic Performance||Knocked Up||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Award||Breakthrough Performance||Knocked Up||Nominated|
|ShoWest||Comedy Star of the Year||Knocked Up and Superbad||Won|
|2009||Canadian Comedy Award||Canadian Comedy Person of the Year||N/A||Won|
|MTV Movie Award||Best Fight||Pineapple Express||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actor: Comedy||Observe and Report and Pineapple Express||Nominated|
|2010||Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award||Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie||Monsters vs. Aliens||Nominated|
|2011||Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award||Best Film||50/50||Nominated|
|2012||Golden Globe Award||Best Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical||50/50||Nominated|
|Independent Spirit Award||Best Feature Film||50/50||Nominated|
|Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award||Best Supporting Actor in a Canadian Film||Take This Waltz||Nominated|
|2014||Critics’ Choice Movie Award||Best Comedy||This Is the End||Nominated|
|Denver Film Critics Society Award||Best Comedy Film||This Is the End||Won|
|Empire Award||Best Comedy||This Is the End||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Award||Best Fight||This Is the End||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Award||Best Musical Sequence||This Is the End||Won|
|American Comedy Award||Funniest Motion Picture||This Is the End||Won|
|American Comedy Award||Best Comedy Actor – Film||This Is the End||Nominated|
|American Comedy Award||Best Comedy Director – Film||This Is the End||Won|
|American Comedy Award||Best Comedy Screenplay||This Is the End||Nominated|
|Saturn Award||Best Horror Film||This Is the End||Nominated|
|Young Hollywood Award||Best Cast Chemistry–Film||Neighbors||Nominated|
|Young Hollywood Award||Best Bromance||N/A||Nominated|
|Women Film Critics Circle Award||Merry Macho Award||The Interview||Won|
|2015||People’s Choice Award||Favorite Comedic Movie||Neighbors||Nominated|
|People’s Choice Award||Favorite Comedic Movie Actor||Neighbors||Nominated|
|2017||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Best Comedic Performance||Sausage Party||Nominated|
|2018||Golden Globe Award||Best Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical||The Disaster Artist||Nominated|
Seth Rogen Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Adam Sandler
- Favorite Singer – Led Zeppelin, Wu-Tang Clan
- Favorite Movies – Coming to America (1988)
- Favorite Color – Black
- Favorite Food – Pizza
Seth Rogen Net worth
Seth Rogen has an estimated net worth of $55 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Seth Rogen
- Seth started his career as a stand-up comedian in his teens.
- He had always been a funny kid and enrolled in a comedy workshop taught by Mark Pooley when he was 12. As a teenager he also started performing stand-up comedy at functions.
- When he was 16 his father lost his job and his mother quit hers. The family was facing financial troubles and Seth helped to pay the bills with his earnings as a stand-up comedian.
- He is a talented voice artist and lent his voice to American Dad! (2006), Horton Hears a Who! (2008), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) and The Simpsons in 2009 & 2014.
- In 2008, Seth was ranked at no. 20 in the 30 Under 30 actors list of Entertainment Weekly.
- He acts as a muse for the gay community and called himself a Bear Icon.
- In 2011, Rogen and Evan Goldberg founded the production company Point Grey Pictures, named after Point Grey Secondary School, which they both attended.
- In 2013, Rogen along with screenwriting collaborator Evan Goldberg made their directorial debut with This Is the End, a comedy featuring Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson and Danny McBride playing fictional versions of themselves facing a global apocalypse.
- In 2014, he acted in the Comedy Neighbors directed by Nicholas Stoller in which he plays a married man with a baby daughter whose life turns upside down when some strange neighbors move in next door.
- He is really good friends with Jay Baruchel.
- In 2016, he developed the AMC television series Preacher with his writing partner Evan Goldberg and Sam Catlin. He also serves as a writer, executive producer and director, with Goldberg.
- In February 25, 2016, Rogen and Miller were honoured with the unite2gether accolade from unite4:humanity for their work promoting awareness and raising money for Alzheimer’s research through Hilarity for Charity.
- In June 2018, Rogen was invited by Mitt Romney to speak at a seminar for awareness of Alzheimer’s disease hosted by Romney in Park City, Utah.
- In July 3, 2018, Rogen criticized Twitter and its CEO Jack Dorsey, claiming he had a bizarre need to verify white supremacists.