|Jerry Seinfeld Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||April 29, 1954|
Jerry Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, philanthropist, author, producer, director, and singer. He is best known as the co-creator of the NBC TV sitcom series Seinfeld (1989-1998), where he played a semi-fictionalized version of himself.
Jerome Allen Seinfeld
Jerry, Little Jerry
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Jerry attended Massapequa High School on Long Island, New York, United States. He spent his 1st year of university at the State University of New York at Oswego in Oswego, New York, United States.
Jerry transferred to Queens College, City University of New York in Queens, New York City, New York, United States in the 2nd year. In 1976, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and theater.
Comedian, Actor, Director, Singer, Writer, Producer, Author, Philanthropist
- Father – Kálmán Seinfeld (World War II Veteran, Commercial Sign Maker)
- Mother – Betty (née Hosni/Hesney/Husney) Seinfeld
- Siblings – Carolyn Liebling (Sister)
- Others – Selim Hosni/Hesney/Husney (Maternal Grandfather), Salha/Selha (née Kassin) Hosni/Hesney/Husney (Maternal Grandmother), Shimshon/Schimscher “Simon” Seinfeld (Paternal Grandfather), Celia (Paternal Grandmother), Jonas Seinfeld (Paternal Great-Grandfather), Ezra Husney (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Esther Sardell (Maternal Great-Grandmother), Sam Kassin (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Garez Dayan (Maternal Great-Grandmother), Evan Seinfeld (2nd Cousin) (Musician, Actor, Director, Photographer, Writer)
Jerry Seinfeld is represented by –
- Columbus 81 Productions (Company) in Bellmore, New York, United States
- Creative Artists Agency (CAA) (Talent Agent) in Los Angeles, California, United States
- ICM Partners (Talent Agent) in Los Angeles, California, United States
- Shapiro/West & Associates (Manager) in Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Rubenstein Communications (Publicist) in New York City, New York, United States
- Greenberg Traurig (Legal Representative) in Los Angeles, California, United States
- Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman (Legal Representative) in Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jerry Seinfeld has dated –
- Angela Hickerson
- Caryn Trager (1973-1978)
- Monica Yates (1978)
- Susan McNabb (1983-1990)
- Carol Leifer (1984) – Jerry was briefly engaged to a comedian, writer, producer, and actress in 1984, but broke it off.
- Tawny Kitaen (1992)
- Shoshanna Gruss (1993-1997)
- Jennifer Crittenden (1998)
- Jessica Seinfeld (1998-Present) – Jerry started dating a cookbook author, producer, writer, and philanthropist, born Nina Danielle Sklar, in August 1998. Jessica is also Jewish and they got engaged in November 1998 and married on December 25, 1999. They have 3 children, daughter Sascha Seinfeld (b. November 7, 2000), son Julian Kal Seinfeld (b. March 1, 2003), and another son Shepherd Kellen Seinfeld (b. August 22, 2005). All of their children were born in New York City, New York.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Hungarian-Jewish descent on his paternal side and of Syrian-Jewish descent on his maternal side.
- Receding hairline
- Droopy nose
Jerry Seinfeld created a charity organization GOOD+ Foundation with his wife in 2001.
in 2012, he said that he had been practicing Transcendental Meditation.
Jerry Seinfeld Favorite Things
- Comedy Movies – A Night at the Opera (1935), The Graduate (1967), The Heartbreak Kid (1972), The In-Laws (1979), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
- Comedians – Don Rickles, Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby, George Carlin
- Superhero – Superman
- Baseball Team – New York Mets
Jerry Seinfeld Facts
- He grew up in Massapequa, New York.
- His sister used to be his manager.
- For 6 years in a row between 1992 and 1997, Jerry was nominated for an Emmy Award for “Best Actor in a Leading Role” for his sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998) but never won.
- Jerry is a big car enthusiast and has more than 150 cars in his collection. He prides himself on having a collection of approximately 40 Porsche cars. Jerry owns a rare Porsche 959, which he legally wasn’t allowed to drive and bought for personal satisfaction. However, it was made street legal in the United States in 1999.
- He owns multiple espresso machines, which is unusual because he had multiple comedy bits in the 1980s and 1990s about not understanding people who drank coffee. However, around 2007, he started drinking coffee while eating breakfast in hotels, and slowly grew to like it.
- Jerry has a collection of over 500 white sneakers.
- He is left-handed.
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