Mike Birbiglia Bio, Age, Wife, Daughter, Books, Net Worth, Movies

Mike Birbiglia Biography

Mike Birbiglia is an American stand-up comedian known for the Thank God for Jokes comedy special. He is also an actor known for his role as Miles in Don’t Think Twice Miles. Likewise, he is a writer, storyteller, director, and producer.

How old is Mike Birbiglia? – Age

The Adult Beginners actor is 45 years old as of 2023. He was born on June 20, 1978, in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Mike Birbiglia? – Height

Birbiglia is 5 feet 9 inches (1.95 m) tall.

Mike Birbiglia Mother, Father – Family

Mike was born to Vincent Paul Birbiglia and Mary Jean Birbiglia in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States. It is known that his father was a professional doctor while his mom worked as a nurse. He was brought up along with his three siblings; Joe, Patti, and Gina Birbiglia.

Mike Birbiglia Education

The comedian enrolled at Catholic school St. John’s High School before transferring to St. Mark’s School. Afterward, he joined Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. where he graduated in 2000.

Is Mike Birbiglia Married? – Wife

Mike has been married to his lovely wife J. Hope Stein since 2007. She is an author known for books such as The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad. Some of her other popular books include Occasionally and I Remove Your Brain Through Your Nose, and Little Astronaut. Likewise, she is a poet whose work has been featured on platforms such as the New York Times, Broadway, and New Yorker. Presently, he resides in New York along with his family.

Comedian and Actor Mike Birbiglia Photo
Comedian and Actor Mike Birbiglia Photo

Mike Birbiglia Daughter

The Hot Pursuit actor and his wife J. Hope Stein have been blessed with a daughter, Oona Birbiglia. It is known that the couple welcomed their baby girl in 2015.

Mike Birbiglia Comedy

Mike is a professional actor known for portraying the role of Oscar Langstraat in the Billions hit show on Showtime. He also appeared in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping as Blond CMZ Reporter. Likewise, voiced the English version of The Health Inspector in The Guardian Brothers.

He starred as Danny Pearson on the Orange Is the New Black Netflix series for which he received the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2016. Afterward, he landed the role of Richard Miller in Broad City’s episode titled House-Sitting.

Most noteworthy, he was featured in the 15 episodes of Summer Camp Island where he voiced the character of Howard. On the other hand, he is a film director and producer known for his work in Sleepwalk with Me.

Acting Career

Birbiglia is a vastly recognized stand-up comedian known for his comedy album titled My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend. He also released the What I Should Have Said Was Nothing: Tales From My Secret Public Journal comedy album. It is also known that he made several performances on The New One comedy special. In addition, he is a writer known for his work in the Don’t Think Twice film.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Sleepwalk with Me
  • Don’t Think Twice
  • Mike Birbiglia: The New One
  • A Man Called Otto
  • Trainwreck
  • Your Sister’s Sister
  • Tramps
  • The Fault in Our Stars
  • Little Door Gods
  • Taylor Swift: Anti-Hero
  • This American Life: Live at BAM
  • Digging for Fire
  • Going the Distance
  • Fresh Air 2: 2 Fresh 2 Furious
  • Annie
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • Cedar Rapids
  • Misery Loves Comedy
  • It Started As a Joke


  • The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad
  • Sleepwalk with Me: And Other Painfully True Stories


  • ECNY Award
  • Nightlife Awards
  • Lucille Lortel
  • Screen Actors Guild Award
  • Just For Laughs Awards
  • Kurt Vonnegut Humor Award
  • Drama Desk Award

Mike Birbiglia Net Worth

Citing his career, he sits at an estimated net worth of $4 Million.

Mike Birbiglia Instagram

You can find and follow Birbiglia on Instagram using the account name: @birbigs

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