Steven Wright Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Comedy, Net Worth, Movies

Steven Wright Biography

Steven Wright is an American comedian known for his Wicker Chairs and Gravity comedy special performances. He is also an actor known for the role of Dennis Jennings in The Appointments of Dennis Jennings. Likewise, he is a writer, and film producer known for his work in films such as One Soldier and Louie.

How old is Steven Wright? – Age

The Downer Channel actor is 67 years old as of 2023. He was born on December 6, 1955, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, and grew up in Burlington, MA.

How tall is Steven Wright? – Height

Wright is 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall.

Steven Wright Mother, Father – Family

Steven was born to Alexander K. Wright and Lucille Lomano in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. It is known that his father worked as an electronics technician as well as a truck driver. He was brought up along with his two older brothers; Pat and Terry, in Burlington, MA.

Steven Wright Education

The comedian enrolled at Middlesex Community College in Bedford, Massachusetts where he received an associate degree. Afterward, he joined Emerson College where he studied and graduated in 1978.

Is Steven Wright Married? – Wife

Steven disclosed that he has never been married and has no children. However, there are speculations that he has a wife known as Shannon Wright, and together shares two children.

Actor and Comedian Steven Wright Photo
Actor and Comedian Steven Wright Photo

Steven Wright Comedy Career

Steven is a professional comedian known for his I Have a Pony 1985 comedy album for which he received a Grammy Award nomination. He also made several appearances in Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away on Comedy Central.

He was inducted into the Boston Comedy Hall of Fame on December 15, 2008. Likewise, he was recognized as the 15th Greatest Comedian in the 50 Greatest Stand-up Comics ranking by Rolling Stone in 2005. Furthermore, he appeared at No. 23 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 greatest stand-up comics.

Acting Career

Wright is a vastly recognized actor known for his appearances in The Larry Sanders Show. He also portrayed the role of Larry Stillman D.D.S. in Desperately Seeking Susan. Likewise, he played the role of Steven in Coffee and Cigarettes.

Most noteworthy, he voice starred the character of Dogs K-Billy DJ in Reservoir. Afterward, he landed the role of Pilot in So I Married an Axe Murderer. It is also known that he was cast in Natural Born Killers as Dr. Emil Reingold.

Furthermore, he was featured in the Mad About You in the role of Warren Mermelman. He then appeared behind the voice of Steven in Dr. Katz, a Professional Therapist. Some of his other popular films include Son of the Mask, The Muse, and Half Baked.

Movies and TV Shows

  • So I Married an Axe Murderer
  • Desperately Seeking Susan
  • The Emoji Movie
  • Son of the Mask
  • When Stand Up Stood Out
  • The Swan Princess
  • Canadian Bacon
  • Babe: Pig in the City
  • One Soldier
  • Natural Born Killers
  • The Swan Princess: Escape from Castle Mountain
  • Call Me Lucky
  • The Aristocrats
  • Loser
  • Comics Come Home
  • Mixed Nuts
  • Stars and Bars
  • The Muse
  • Men of Respect


  • Oscar Award
  • Academy Award
  • Peabody Award


  • Harold

Steven Wright’s Net Worth

Wright sits at an estimated net worth of $2 Million.

Steven Wright Instagram

You can find and follow Steven on Instagram using the account name: @comedianstevenwright

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