Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker who was born on September 9, 1966. Sandler’s career goes back to 1987 and today, he’s one of the most successful comedy actors in Hollywood. You might know Sandler from “Saturday Night Live,” “Grown Ups,” or the “Hotel Transylvania” franchise. However, his discography is extensive and so is his collection of awards. Join us in celebrating this talented actor and filmmaker on his special day!

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Adam Richard Sandler

Nickname:

Sandman

Birth date:

September 9, 1966

Age:

56

Zodiac Sign:

Virgo

Height:

5' 10"

Relationship Status:

Married

Net Worth:

$420 million

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Background

Adam Richard Sandler is a name that’s spoken with Hollywood reverence. His talents, personality, and down-to-earth nature have won him a loyal army of fans worldwide. Sandler was born on September 9, 1966. His birthplace is Brooklyn, New York, and he is of Russian-Jewish descent. Sandler’s mother was a nursery school teacher, while his father was an electrical engineer. He grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire, and was a student at Manchester Central High School. After high school, he enrolled at Tisch School of the Arts in New York and graduated in 1988.

Sandler featured in many television shows in his early career. This includes playing the role of Smitty from “The Cosby Show.” He made his film debut in 1989 in “Going Overboard.” At 17, he was discovered by Dennis Miller, who caught his comedic performances in clubs and recommended him to “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels. Michaels hired Sandler as a “Saturday Night Live” writer in 1990. In 1991, he became a featured player on the “Saturday Night Live” show. From there, Sandler started gaining recognition. He appeared in “Coneheads” (1993), “Airheads” (1994), “Billy Madison” (1995), “Bulletproof” (1996), and several other movies before forming his film production company, Happy Madison Productions in 1999. His performance in “Punch-Drunk Love” (2002) earned him a Golden Globe nomination. Sandler made and starred in more films before “Grown Ups” (2010) and “Grown Ups 2” (2013), where he worked with Cameron Boyce, amongst others.

In 2015, Netflix announced a four-movie deal with Sandler. The contract got renewed in January 2020, and Sandler has starred in six films for Netflix, including “The Do-Over” (2016) and “Hubie Halloween” (2020). His latest film, “Hustle,” is to be released in June 2022. Sandler’s filmography is enviable, and so are his accrued talents, myriad awards, fame, and wealth. He shares his life with his beautiful family of four. Sandler married Jacqueline Titone in 2003, and the couple has two daughters.

Career timeline

1989
His Film Debut

Sandler makes his debut film appearance in “Going Overboard.”

1990
A “Saturday Night Live” Writer

Sandler gets the writer’s role on the “Saturday Night Live” show.

1999
Happy Madison Productions

Sandler forms his film production company, and “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo” becomes his first production.

2010
“Grown Ups”

Sandler stars in this film.

2014
He’s Booked by Netflix

Netflix announces a four-movie deal with Sandler and his production company.

2020
A Deal Renewal

Sandler signs another contract with Netflix to produce and star in four more movies.

Why We Love Adam Sandler

  1. He’s a philanthropist

    Sandler has made various contributions to different causes and organizations. He donated a million dollars to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in 2007.

  2. He’s hilarious

    Sandler’s appearance in films makes them so much better. He’s funny without trying.

  3. He’s versatile

    Sandler has proven that you don’t have to be one thing. From taking on multiple roles in diverse niches to producing and singing, Sandler is incredibly multi-talented.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He has a discography

    Sandler has contributed to multiple songs and albums, some of which have been RIAA Platinum and Gold certified.

  2. His wife converted

    Sandler’s wife, Jacqueline, converted to his religion, Judaism.

  3. He was a Republican

    Sandler was a Republican in the past.

  4. He was a college R.A.

    Sandler served as a resident assistant to his fellow students in college.

  5. He was fired from “S.N.L.”

    Although he made a guest appearance on the show in 2019, Sandler was fired in 1995.

Adam Sandler FAQs

What’s Adam Sandler’s most successful movie?

Sandler’s most successful movie is “Hotel Transylvania 2.”

Does Adam Sandler have a twin?

No, he doesn’t have a twin.

How is Jared Sandler related to Adam Sandler?

He is Sandler’s nephew.

Adam Sandler’s birthday dates

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