Joel McHale is best known for his satirical television show ‘The Soup’. It is said that he is paid $2 Million per show for ‘The Soup’. Joel started his career as the cast member of Seattle’s KING-TV and then moved to Los Angeles after earning a Master’s degree in acting. After some shows and guest appearances, he finally landed on his super hit show ‘The Soup’ in the year 2004.
In the same year, Joel McHale signed different movies like ‘Spiderman’ (2004), ‘Lords of Dogtown’ (2005) and ‘The Onion Movie’ (2008). Apart from his acting career, Joel McHale was also the host of award ceremonies like ‘Independent Spirit Awards’ in 2011 and ‘ESPY Awards’ in 2015 and White House Correspondents’ Association in 2014.
Joel McHale Bio: Age, Early Life, Education
Joel Edward McHale was born on 20 November 1971 in Rome, Italy, where his father worked as Dean at Loyola University Rome Center. He was raised in New Jersey and graduated from Mercer Island High School.
He attended the University of Washington with history as a major in 1995. Joel received his master’s degree from the Professional Actors Training Program under the Master of Fine Arts at the University of Washington. Then he moved to LA, after graduation.
Joel McHale Career Details
In 2004, Joel started writing, producing, and hosting ‘The Soup’; a satirical weekly television show on the “E!” television network.
The year 2004 got lucky for her and she booked roles in ‘Spider-Man 2’ (2004), ‘Lords of Dogtown’ (2005) and ‘The Onion Movie’ (2008).
Joel McHale was also with Circle X Theatre and was a weekly guest on ‘The Adam Carolla Show’ and ‘Mickey and Amelia’. He has also been involved in the American version of the British TV Show ‘The IT Crowd’.
Joel McHale’s Net Worth
Talking about Joel McHale, there is no doubt that the ‘The Soup’ host earns a huge amount of money. Joel McHale has a net worth of $14 million. It’s said that he earns $2 million per year as the host of ‘The Soup’ and $60,000 per episode of ‘Community’.
Joel McHale’s Personal Life And Rumors
Joel McHale and Sahara Williams got married in the year 1996 and has two sons, Edward and Isaac, from her. Joel see first time his wife Sahara after he graduated from the University of Washington.
Their first son was born with a hole in his heart and did an open-heart surgery as a newborn baby. It was a hard time when this issue came up and they had to proceed with surgery. However, Edward is doing great now.
Joel McHale has been subjected as a gay for several times. But Joel takes it as a compliment and didn’t even bother about it. He says people may think he is a guy because he is always well-dressed as he usually shows up in suits and button downs. He is happy that people admire his works and loves him and does not take those things as criticisms.
Joel McHale’s Age, Body Measurements And Other Facts
• Age: As of 2019, Joel McHale is 47 years old.
• Birth Sign: Scorpio
• Height: He has a tall height of 6 feet 5 inches
• Weight: His body weight is around 85kg(187 Ib).
• Hair Color: Blonde
• Eyes Color: Blue
Williams Joel McHale Were Married In The Year 1996
The two met after the University of Washington graduation when they went out on a date. McHale talked about it to Redbook Magazine and said:
She was like that “I’ll ask, but fat chance, buddy.” But my wife took the chance. I’m sure she was like, “There’s no one else around, so I might as well.
The two now stay together in the Hollywood Hills with their children.
Their Son Edward Has A Hole In His Heart
Williams and McHale have two sons their names are Edward (Eddie) and Isaac. Edward was born with a hole in his heart and had to have open-heart surgery as a newborn. McHale talked about the ordeal to WebMD, stating:
He was born with two large holes in his heart. It was horrific; we couldn’t believe it. But we just started dealing with it. There’s nothing else you can do but proceed .Throughout the ward, there were all these kids who’d just had surgery, who had gone through things that a kid should never have to go through. It was a dark tunnel, but we came out the other end. For other parents, it’s a tunnel that never ends.