You must be familiar with the late-night talk show host including ‘Conan’ on TBS Conan O’Brien, who is also a comedian, producer, and writer. Previously, he has worked with a writing staff of ‘Saturday Night Live’ as well. The television host has hosted several awards shows as well as television specials. Also, Conan has served as the master of ceremonies for the White House correspondents’ Association dinner in 1995 and 2103 too.
In 2018, his production company tied up with Earwolfto launch his own podcast ‘Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend’. The podcast gained a lot of positive reviews and became a top podcast on iTunes. In addition, O’Brien was stalked by Fathe David Ajemian of the Archdiocese of Boston at the beginning of September 2006. Further, the stalker also sent him some threatening letters to him stating death threat and also as acknowledge fan. Keep on reading to know more information on his professional life as well as personal life.
Conan O’Brien: Bio, Family, Education
Conan Christopher O’Brien was born on 18 April 1963, in Brookline, Massachusetts, the United States. He was born as the son to father Thomas Francis O’Brien, a physician, epidemiologist, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her mother Ruth O’Brien is a retired attorney and former partner at the Boston firm Ropes & Gray. He grew along up with his three brother and two sisters.
Looking at his education, he attended Brookline High School. At that time, he served as the managing editor for the school newspaper ‘The Sagamore’. Later, he did an internship at Congressman Robert Drinan in his second year. Also, she has won the National Council of Teachers of English writing contest. In 1981, he graduated as valedictorian and entered Harvard University.
During his Harvard, he lived in Holworthy Hall in his first year and three upper-class years at Mather House. He studied History and Literature and graduated with a magna cum laude. Also, he has joined the college band ‘TheBad Clams’ as a drummer and worked as a writer for the Harvard Lampoon humor magazine.
Conan O’Brien: Career & Life Achievements
After his graduation, he moved to Los Angeles and join the writing staff of HBO’s ‘Not Necessarily the News’. He has also written the short-lived show magazine talk show ‘The Wilton North Report’. In 1988, he was hired as a writer by SNL executive producer Lorne Michaels. There he worked for three years and wrote recurring sketches like ‘Mr. Short-Term memory’. In 1989, he nad his fellow SNL earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Variety Series. After working with NBC in 1991, he returned to work with SNL in 2001.
From 1991 to 1993, Conan became a writer and producer for ‘The Simpsons’. After that, he joined the cast of the show ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ in 1993. Attracting over 2.5 million viewers, the show aired its last episode on 20 February 2009. Then, he began hosted ‘The Tonight Show’ for seven months between 2009 to 2010. In 2010, O’Brien hosted the show ‘Conan’ on cable station TBS which is still running.
Moreover, he also acts as a television producer, he has been executive producer and co-writer for the 2007 NBC series ‘Andy Barker, P.I.’ Further, through his Conaco label, he has worked as executive producer as well. As a voice actor, he has given voice to the animated series like ‘Xmas Story’, adult swim series ‘Robot Chicken’, and ‘Assassination Vacation’, among others.
He has also starred as a guest star in a few lists of series and shows. it includes shows and series like U.S. version of ‘The Office’, ‘Saturday Late Night’, and web series ‘Web Therapy’ for three episodes. Conan is also listed among many other comedic influences like David Letterman, Peter Sellers, Johnny Carson, and Woody Allen. Further, he has also been a comedian influence to personalities like Mindy Kaling and James Corden.
Conan O’Brien: Personal Life & Wife
His fans must know that Conan is a happily married man. He has married a beautiful lady Elizabeth Ann ‘Liza’ Powel in 2002 after dating eighteen months. They had a wedding in the hometown of O’Brien, Seattle. The couple first met in 2000 while she appeared on his show ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ in an advertising skit as Foote, Cone & Belding. There she worked as a senior copywriter. The duo together welcomed two children; daughter Neve in 2003 and son Beckett in 2005.
Prior to his marriage, he was in a relationship with actress Lisa Kudrow from 1988-1993. After that, he dated Lynn Kaplan from 1994-1999. After his marriage, no news heard on his extra-marital affairs. Furthermore, he has also founded anti-hunger organization Labels ‘Are For Jars’ along with his friend Paul B. O’Brien, a former Harvard dormmate father.
Caption: Conan and his wife Elizabeth Powell
Conan O’Brien: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Being one of the two network’s televisions most popular late-night talk show host along with Stephen Colbert, he makes a huge amount from his career. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of above $85 million. He started his career as a writer, expanding his career to different post including producer, entrepreneur, and television host. Further, all these opportunities have given him to earn huge money. Additionally, he has bought $20 million, Pacific Palisades house in 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
The television host is also highly active over different social media platforms besides television. On Instagram, he has verified account @teamcoco with 1.4 million followers. She has a Twitter account @ConanOBrien with 28.6 million followers. Also, he has huge followers of over 4 million on Facebook account.
Conan O’Brien: Body Measurements
The talented and versatile television host has a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters. His body weighs around 90 kg and measurement is not disclosed. He has a red hair color with fair skin and blue eyes color.