||Conan Christopher O'Brien
|Birthdate ( Age)
||18 April 1963
|Place of Birth
||Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
||Liza Powel O'Brien (m. 2002)
||Neve O'Brien, Beckett O'Brien
||Ruthe Reardon ( Mother )
||Harvard University (1985), Brookline High School, The Groundlings
||American television host, comedian, actor, writer, podcaster, and producer
Conan O’Brien with Wife Liza Powel
Conan O’Brien is a popular TV host, writer, and comedian,podcaster, and producer best known for hosting the chat show ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ from 1993 to 2009. The Harvard graduate started his career as a writer for the ‘HBO’ sketch-comedy series ‘Not Necessarily the News’ in 1983. He then got a chance to write down the episodes of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ that he and his fellow writers won an ‘Emmy’ in 1989.
He also wrote for the animated sitcom ‘The Simpsons’ and have become a supervising producer of the series later. it had been around this point that he got an opportunity to host a show for ‘NBC’ after David Letterman moved to host for an additional network. Conan soon started hosting ‘Late Night with Conan O'Brien.’
Early Life and Family
Conan Christopher O’Brien was born on April 18, 1963, in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Thomas Francis O’Brien and Ruth O’Brien.He was the third of the six children of his parents. His has three brothers and two sisters.His father was a professor of drugs at the distinguished ‘Harvard school of medicine ,’ a physician, and an epidemiologist. His mother was an attorney till she retired in 1997.
However, Conan always wanted to be a part of the show business . He graduated from ‘Brookline High School’ as a valedictorian in 1981, before attending the distinguished ‘Harvard University.’He majored in American history in 1985 from ‘Harvard.’ He had also written for ‘The Harvard Lampoon,’ the distinguished humor magazine of ‘Harvard,’ and was elected because the president of the magazine twice.
Conan O’Brien Wife
Conan married Liza Powel, an advertising executive, on January 12, 2002, after dating her for a short time . He had met Liza on the sets of ‘Late Night’ in 2000.Conan and Liza have two children. Their daughter, Neve, was born on October 14, 2003, and their son, Beckett, was born on November 9, 2005.
Conan O’Brien Net Worth
Conan O’Brien is a popular TV host, writer, and comedian, best known for hosting who has an estimated Net Worth of $1 Million-$150 Million in 2021.In 2008, upon relocating from new york to los angeles to takeover "The Tonight Show", Conan purchased a range in LA's Brentwood neighborhood for $10.75 million. He sold the house in June 2012 for $9.25 million, a $1.5 million loss.In 2011, Conan and his wife paid $19.4 million for brand spanking new mansion in nearby Pacific Palisades.
Conan O’Brien worked for ‘The Simpsons’ from 1991 to 1993, becoming the supervising producer of the show from 1992 to 1993.In 1992, O’Brien was approached to supply ‘Late Night with David Letterman,’ since Letterman was close to quit. O’Brien’s agent made it clear that Conan would rather perform than produce.
He auditioned for the position of the host, and on April 26, 1993, he was chosen as the new host of ‘NBC’s late-night show, renamed as ‘Late Night with Conan O’ Brien.’ The show premiered on September 13, 1993, but received bad reviews.
This made the show compared to being canceled.In 1994, David Letterman appeared on the show and made tons of positive statements that encouraged the team to stay going. Steadily, Conan started connecting with the audience. By its last season, the show became one among the foremost amazing transformations that TV had ever witnessed.
The show ran for 15 seasons after it had been almost canceled thanks to lack of viewership. By 2005, the show had garnered a mean viewership of two .5 million.The show aired its last episode on February 20, 2009, with O’Brien ending the episode by using an axe to destroy the set. In 2009, O’Brien replaced Jay Leno because the host of ‘The Tonight Show’ on ‘NBC.’
However, the network’s undue politics and its decision to accommodate another comedy show (starring Jay Leno) with Conan’s show made Conan unhappy. He decided to quit the show after a year. The last episode of the ‘The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien’ aired on January 22, 2010.Conan was prohibited from making any quite TV appearances for a short time . During this point , he decided to start out a 30-city live tour titled ‘The Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour’ from April 12, 2010.
Conan also appeared within the TV shows ‘The Single Guy’ (1996), ‘Space Ghost Coast to Coast’ (1999), ‘DAG’ (2000), ‘The Office’ (2006), ‘Web Therapy’ (2012), and ‘Maron (2014). He made appearances in films like ‘Vanilla Sky’ (2001), ‘Pittsburgh’ (2006), and ‘The Secret lifetime of Walter Mitty’ (2013).O’Brien hosted the ‘54th Primetime Emmy Awards’ in 2002 and therefore the ‘58th Primetime Emmy Awards’ in 2006. He also lent his voice to films like ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2’ and ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ (2017).
Before starting his tour, Conan announced that he would host a replacement show, ‘Conan,’ for ‘TBS.’ The show debuted on November 8, 2010, and was extended till 2022 in 2017.In 2007, he co-wrote the pilot for the show ‘Andy Barker, P.I.’ He was also one among the chief producers of the show. The show was canceled even was after being named together of the ‘Top Ten Shows of 2007’ by ‘Entertainment Weekly.’