Jonathan Michael is famous by the name of Jon Lovitz. He is an American comedian, actor, and singer. From the year 1985 to 1990, he was a cast member on American late-night show Saturday Night Live. Jon Lovitz is also prominent for his role as Jay Sherman in American primetime series The Critic. He appeared in the series alongside Billy Crystal and Judd Apatow. He is also known for his roles in various movies like The Brave Little Toaster, Rat Race, Big, A League of Their Own, The Wedding Singer, High School High, and The Benchwarmers.
Jon, who has subsequently made his way through a series of movies and television shows, has gone away far in his career. With his career, he has managed to collect an awesome amount of money. Find out about his career and net worth in this section.
Lovit Career Journey
Saturday Night Live
Lovit career started with the late night talk show Saturday Night Live. He was a cast member of the show from the year 1985 to 1990. He managed to earn a huge fandom and support with the very show. Indeed the show turned him into a better person.
He was nominated for an Emmy for the very show. One of his most prominent characters at SNL was Tommy Flanagan, The Pathological Liar. His other famous character includes Annoying Man, Master Thespian, Tonto, Mephistopheles, Harvey Fierstein, and Michael Dukakis.
Talking about his television appearances, he played the role of an investigator officer Moline in 1985–86 series Foley Square, alongside Margaret Colin.
Lovit was also a contestant on American show Celebrity Apprentice 8, playing for the charity St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. In the show, he managed to acquire 11th place and also raised $50,000 for his charity.
Lovitz is also known for his voice acting. In an American prime time animated series The Critic, he voiced the title character of Jay Sherman. He also voiced characters in other series like The Simpsons, The Way We Were, Brush with Greatness, A Streetcar Named Marge, Homer's Triple Bypass, A Star Is Burns, The Brave Little Toaster, and Banjo-Kazooie.
In 2001, Lovitz performed a duet with an English singer Robbie Williams on his album Swing When You're Winning. He also performed on the hit series Two and a Half Men by singing the song Save the Orphans.
Net worth and Salary of Jon Lovitz
Jon Lovitz has a net worth of $12 million. His major source of income is his earning from his movie appearances, television series, commercials, and voice acting. With his involvement in Saturday, Night Live, he managed to grab a total of $500 thousand.
Similarly, his appearance in the Yellow Pages from the year 1999 to 2000 managed him to earn worth around $33 million.
According to the sources, Jon Lovitz annually earns $1.1 million. His 2001 movie Rat Race managed to gross $85,498,534 worldwide. Similarly, his other movies also had a huge box office collections; The Wedding Singer grossed $123,306,987, High School High grossed $21,302,121, The benchwarmers grossed $64,957,291 on theatres.
Further, Jon is also involved in charity works. During his participation at Celebrity Apprentice 8, he managed to raise an amount of $50,000.
Well, jon indeed has a successful career, it is all because of his hard work and talent.