Stephen Root Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Son, Net Worth, Movies


Stephen Root is an American actor known for potraying the role of Martin Mertens in Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake. He also starred the role of Milton Waddams in Office Space comedy film. Some of his popular films include Office Space, NewsRadio, Barry, and King of the Hill.

How old is He? – Age

Root is 72 years old as of 2024. He was born on November 17, 1951, in Sarasota, Florida, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is He? – Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Mother, Father, and Siblings – Family

Stephen was born to parents; Rolland Clair Root and Leona Estelle Root in Sarasota, Florida, United States. It is known that his mother worked as a project superintendent while his father was a site manager on major civil engineering projects. On the other hand, it is still unclear whether he has any siblings or not.


Root enrolled at Vero Beach High School in Vero Beach, Florida, before transferring to the University of Florida. From there, he received an Associate of Arts degree and trained in the Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) in acting program.

Is He Married? – Wife

Stephen has been married to his lovely wife, Romy Rosemont, since 2008. She is a professional film actress known for her roles in films Mad Mom, A Moving Romance, and An American Crime. Before this, it is known that he married to his first-wife, Laura Joan Hase, in 1984 before divorcing in 1997.

Actor Stephen Root Photo
Actor Stephen Root Photo


Root and his ex-wife Laura Joan Hase share a son named Cody Root. He is a professional gamer, performer, actor, as well as an artist.

Film Career

Root is a vastly recognized actor who made several appearances in Kim Possible. Likewise, he played the role of Teller in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. He was also a cast in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation where he starred as Michael Kirkwood.

Afterward, he landed on The Making of King of the Hill television documentary. It is also known that he was featured in Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake as Martin Mertens. In addition, he potrayed the voice character of Tattoo Artist in Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe Jail.

Most noteworthy, he voiced the double roles of Jeff Strawberry and Melvin Horsegobble in the 2 episodes of Hamster & Gretel. He also voiced the character of Mr. Morty Fyde in The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants.

Furthermore, he appeared in Turn: Washington’s Spies as Nathaniel Sackett. He also had the voice role of Master Junjie in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness. On the other hand, he has had roles in video games such as Deus Ex Mechanic, King of the Hill, and Finding Nemo.

Net Worth

Stephen has an estimated net worth of $6 Million.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
  • O Brother, where art thou?
  • Unthinkable
  • Four Good Days
  • The Empty Man
  • To Leslie
  • Get Out
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Paint
  • Tripping the Rift
  • Jersey Girl
  • Queenpins
  • Happily
  • Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
  • King of the Hill Revival
  • On the Basis of Sex
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • Rango
  • Over Her Dead Body
  • Life of the Party
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