William Emerson Arnett is a Canadian born, American actor popularly known for his exemplary works in the animation industry. Will was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on May 4th, 1970 and moved to the United States as teenage to explore acting. The father of two married Penelope Ann Miller in 1994 and divorced in 1995, he later married Amy Poehler in 2003 and divorced in 2016. The multi-talented Canadian American has had an illustrious career with a unique fan base due to his artistry in the different categories of film and theater such as “The LEGO Movie (2014)”.
Will Arnett’s net worth is 12 million dollars. If you are a lover of animations, drama, or action movies, Will has probably graced your screens in some of the greatest pieces. Will’s first popular work being in “Sex in the city” in 1999. This was the start of a reputable career with six Primetime Emmy nominations. Will Arnett remains a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood, acting, producing, and the entire film industry.
Will Arnett is known widely for his ability to adapt to the characters life and school of thought. This is best illustrated in his most recent role in the animation, “Teen Titans GO! To the Movies”. Being a voice artist is one of the challenging tasks on the “Hollywood Universe” due to the lack of “face publicity”. Arnett has over the years managed to carry the interest and quest of the viewers through legendary voice over artistry, comedy, acting, and production.
After settling in New York in the early 1990s, Arnett later on married in 1994 and again in 2003 where different relationships, unfortunately, ended up in divorce. Beyond these challenging times, the talented film and theatre graduate managed to take a professional outlook in his career. The longest marriage only lasted 13 years, this however did not stop Arnett from being a passionate and loving parent to two boys.
Arnett ‘s success can partly be attributed to his two ex-wives. Penelope Ann Miller and Amy Meredith Poehler are both successful actors in Hollywood. Amy Poehler and Will Arnett were both starring in the movie, “Blades of Glory (2007)” one of the most successful movies in Will’s career. This is one of the movies that the dynamic duo starred in and end up winning the hearts and minds of the viewers.
Arnett’s career is perfectly illustrated through his 52 credits spanning 24 years. Over the period, Arnett has had big wins and big losses. Admitting the same, Arnett stated the year 2000 was one of the darkest years in his career where he didn’t achieve a lot. While this is the case, Will Arnett’s big wins probably constitute some of your favorite movies and TV shows. Both as a starring guest as well as the main actor, Arnett’s work spans through great pieces such as “30 Rock (2007 -2013)”, “The LEGO Movie (2014)” and “Bojack Horseman (2004)”. In the majority of the cases, the work of Will Arnett has been highly ranked with the highest being “The LEGO Movie (2014)” at 96% on the popular page Rotten Tomatoes.
CBS was the first television broadcasting network to debut Will Arnett’s work. Being one of his most iconic career choices, some of the most viewed television shows include; “Let’s Go to Prison”, “Arrested Development” among others. Beyond this, Will Arnett is famed due to his legendary voice-over works in popular television shows. In his career, Arnett has earned several awards and recognition including but not limited to “New Yorkers of the Year” in 2005 and “Future King of Comedy” in 2007.
Born in Canada, Will’s father, Emerson James Arnett, was a lawyer as well as a brewer. Together with his wife Edith Alexandra, they had four children, Arnett’s two older sisters, Arnett the third born, and his younger brother. His acting career is said to have been groomed by his mother who encouraged him to try acting while he was having a relatively rough patch with schooling. Arnett reportedly tried acting in commercials and eventually moved to New York in 1990 to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Before this, however, Will Arnett recounts that he dropped out of college, Concordia University, Montreal. Further, Will Arnett had been suspended from Lakefield College School, temporarily took classes at the Tarragon Theatre, and finally graduated from Leaside High School.
After moving to New York to study, Arnett’s career and education finally showed as improvements as he runs into better contracts and acting positions. Will Arnett works are most notably unique and characterized by his deep baritone voice. Arnett later worked in famous commercials, voice-over contracts, supporting cast, and final main character in TV shows and movies. Despite coming from Canada, very little is known of Arnett’s career life in Canada post his success in Hollywood.
Arnett’s net worth is however estimated at 12 million US dollars. The outstanding actor can easily credit his success to the 52 credits in film and theatre. The 6 Primetime Emmy nomination, 11 wins, and addition 25 nomination in different areas are a testament of Will Arnett rewarding career. Besides the movie and theatre world, Will Arnett is a huge figure in the commercial platform. Commercials ushered Will Arnett in the acting professional starting back when he was a teenager in Canada. Over the years, commercials complemented with voice over contracts have become a huge source of his income. This however only contributes to the vast majority of Will Arnett income.
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A good majority of successful Hollywood actors are famed to be worth way more than 12 million US dollars. Compared to Arnett’s 12 million dollars, the actor is highly underrated. Will Arnett however fashions a unique base of critics, viewers, and fans. Due to his extensive career as a voice artist, majority of the viewers have ended up falling in love with his works only with poor or no information about the voice over artist behind the characters. This is a challenge that a majority of voice over artists face in their careers. Will Arnett can however boost a wide fan base and viewers of his assorted works in Film and Theatre.