Adam McKay BioGraphy

Adam McKay BioGraphy : He is an American film producer as well as a comedian. Adam McKay took his little steps for the first time in this world on 17 April 1968. His birthplace is Denver, Colorado, United States. Adam is currently 53 years old. His birth sign is Aries. McKay has American nationality.

Adam McKay BioGraphy

Adam was raised by his parents in Worcester, Massachusetts and then in Malvern, Pennsylvania. His mother’s name is Sarah Imperato. He has not made his father’s name public. His mother was a waitress. His father was a musician. When this filmmaker was seven years old, his parents got divorced.

Education Qualification

Adam took admission in Great Valley High School in Malvern for his high school studies. He graduated high school from here in 1986. After that he took admission in Pennsylvania State University to study English. Where he studied in English for a year. After that this filmmaker was transferred to Temple University. After that he left the university for one and a half semesters. After that he was determined to pursue his bachelor’s degree. This director describes his graduation as a compromise with an imaginary degree.

Early Life

This comedian is one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade improv comedy group. He is a former performer at the Improv Olympics in Chicago. The comedian was a member of the improv group, The Family, at the Improv Olympics. The group included Ali Farahnakian, Matt Besser, Child’s Play Touring Theatre, Miles Stroth, Ian Roberts and Neil Flynn. This comedian wrote and performed in the company’s historical review as well as the Pinata Full of Bees as a member of the main stage in Second City.

Personal Life

He married Shira Piven in 1999. His wife is a film and television director. Shira Piven has given birth to their two daughters. Her husband’s brother’s name is Jeremy Piven. Her husband’s brother is an actor. This filmmaker works for the Creative Council of Representatives, a non-partisan anti-corruption organization. Adam is a supporter of the Democratic Party. In 2016 and 2020, he supported Bernie Sanders for the presidency of the United States. This filmmaker identifies as a democratic socialist.

Film Career 

He directed and wrote the first film of his career in 2004, whose name is Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. He wrote and directed Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, released the same year. In 2016, he wrote, directed and produced Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. In 2008, he produced, wrote and directed Step Brothers. In 2010, he produced, wrote and directed The Other Guys. In 2012, he produced The Campaign. In 2013, he produced, wrote and directed Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. In 2015, he produced Get Hard. In the same year he wrote Ant-Man. He wrote and directed The Big Short in 2015. In 2018, he produced, wrote and directed Vice. He has produced, written and directed Don’t Look Up which was released in 2021. He has an upcoming film called Bad Blood, which he is producing, writing and directing.

Adam McKay BioGraphy
Real Name Adam McKay
Nick Name
Age 53 years old
Date Of Birth 17 April 1968
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place
Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Film director
  • Film producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Television director
  • Television writer
  • Comedian
Zodiac Sign Aries
 Notable work
  • Anchorman (2004)
  • Talladega Nights (2006)
  • Step Brothers (2008)
  • The Other Guys (2010)
  • The Big Short (2015)
  • Vice (2018)
  • Don’t Look Up (2021)
Active Year 1986–present
Father Name Under Review
Mother Name Sarah Imperato
Sister Name Under Review
Brother Name Under Review
Children Name
  • Pearl McKay
  • Lili Rose McKay
Wife Name Shira Piven (m. 1999)
School Name Great Valley High School in Malvern
College Name
  •  Pennsylvania State University
  •  Temple University
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
Adam McKay BioGraphy Cover Pic
195.6 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Body Type Fit
Weight 110 kg (243 lb)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Shoe Size 16 (US)
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 32 Inches
Biceps Size 18 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Partner Name
Spouse Name Shira Piven (m. 1999)


In 2010, he won the Writers Guild of America Awards in the category of Best Comedy-Variety Talk Series for his work on Saturday Night Live. He won the Writers Guild of America Awards in 2015 and 2018.He won the USC Scripter Awards and the Toronto Film Critics Association in 2015 for his work in The Big Short.He won Academy Awards, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, USC Scripter Awards , Empire Awards and BAFTA Film Awards in the Best Adapted Screenplay category for his work in The Big Short in 2016.In 2018, he won the Detroit Film Critics Society in the categories of Best Director and Best Screenplay for working in Vice.In 2018 he joined Vice to work in St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards.In 2019, he won the Primetime Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Variety Special (Live) category for his work in Live in Front of a Studio Audience.
In the same year, he won the Primetime Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Comedy Series category for his work in Dead to Me.In 2019, he won the Directors Guild of America Awards in the category of Outstanding Directing – Drama Series for working in Succession.In 2019, he won the Golden Raspberry Awards in the category of Worst Picture for his work in Holmes & Watson.

Net Worth

The net worth of this filmmaker is around  $60 Million. Next BioGraphy : Hailee Steinfeld BioGraphy

Frequently Ask Question

Que :  What did he do?
Ans : He is producer, occasional performer, writer and director.

Que : How many movies has he directed?   
Ans : Eight

Que :  Where he was born? 
Ans : Denver, Colorado, United States

Que :   When he was born?
Ans : 17 April 1968

Que :  Who is his wife? 
Ans : Shira Piven

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