Seth MacFarlane Biography

Updated On Feb 26, 2019 Published On Feb 26, 2019
Facts of Seth MacFarlane
Date of Birth: 1973 , December-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Seth MaFarlane
Birth Name Seth Woody MacFarlane
Father Ronald Milton MacFarlane
Mother Ann Perry
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Kent, Connecticut
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor, Singer, Producer
Net Worth $250 million
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Weight in KG 83 kg
Affair with Emilia Clarke
Married No
Education Rhode Island School of Design
Awards Grammy Award
Movies Ted, Ted 2,A Million Ways To Die in West
TV Show Family Guy
Sisters Rachael MacFarlane
Albums Music Is Better Than Words, Holiday for Swing), No One Ever Tells You, In Full Swing
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Seth MacFarlane is an American actor, singer, songwriter, screenwriter who is best for producing, writing and animating the hit TV show Family Guy.

Seth MacFarlane Age, Height, Childhood, Education

Seth was born in Kent, Connecticut to parents Ronald Milton MacFarlane and Ann Perry on 26 October 1973. He has a sister named Rachael Ann MacFarlane who is a voice actress. Seth showed interest in animation and cartoons since an early age and used to draw cartoon characters like Fred Flintstone, and Woody Woodpecker when he was just 2.

Seth was enrolled into the Rhode Island School of Design to study animation and video from where he earned a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts. His early interests were working for Disney, but his thesis film The Life of Larry eventually got him an offer to work with Hanna-Barbera.

How old is Seth MacFarlane?

Seth is 45 years old in 2019. His was born on October 26, 1973.

How tall is Seth?

He has a height of 178 cm or 5 ft 10 inches.

Career Details: Movies & TV Shows

Soon after his graduation Seth Moved to Los Angeles and joined Hanna Barbera where he started working as an animator and writer on Johnny Bravo(1997) and Cow and Chicken(1995).

Although he worked on many projects his mind was still stuck on continuing his original work of The Life of Larry. He eventually made a short movie titled Larry and Steve. His works grabbed the attention of people on FOX who then offered him a deal to work on MadTV. 

The deal was eventually dropped but he still was offered a small amount of money to work on a pilot. Despite the little money, he managed to create Family Guy which was bought by FOX in 1998 and debuted at the beginning of 1999. at the time Seth was just 24years old and already an executive producer.

In Family Guy, he voices three main characters Peter, Stewie and Brian Giffin. The show is a satire of the American family and deals with the dysfunction of the Griffin family living in Quahog, Rhode Island.

The show immediately garnered a cult following. The show has earned two Primetime Emmy Awards. The show was later canceled in 2002.

MacFarlane is also the co-creator of the 2005 series American Dad!, which satirizes its main character, Stan Smith. He is also the executive producer of The Winner(2007) which was canceled after seven episodes.

He then produced The Cleveland show. Seth has also appeared in tv shows The War at HomeStar Trek: Enterprise and The Gilmore Girls. He then released his first feature film Ted, starring Mark Wahlberg.

He has acted in few movies like A Million Ways to Die in the West(2014), which also stars actor Liam Nesson. He has also hosted the 2013 Academy Awards.

He Has Beautiful Voice: Singing Career

He is also a great singer and has sung in 2009 at the BBC Proms in a big orchestra. he has also released many albums titled  Music Is Better Than Words(2011), Holiday for Swing(2014), No One Ever Tells You(2015), In Full Swing(2017). He has won four Grammy Awards till now.

Seth MacFarlane Wife, Girlfriend, Children

Well, is Seth married? Well, Seth is still not married and has no wife, and no children but dated Emilia Clarke in 2012 for about six months. After their breakup, they still continued to be friends.

Seth describes his love life to be like that of his character Brian Griffin, who has a hard time looking for the right person. 

How much is Seth MacFarlane worth?

As of 2018, Seth MacFarlane has an estimated net worth of $250 million, his movie Ted has grossed over $500 million at the worldwide box office and Ted 2's gross earning was just $200 million.

He was paid $2 million yearly by FOX and in 2009 he got a $100 million deal for 5 years for family Guy and even after its end he earns $20 million each year from its franchise. He owns a Beverly Hill Mansion which cost him $13.5 million.   

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Seth MacFarlane facts on timeline

Born in Kent, Connecticut

October 26 , 1973

Seth was born in Kent, Connecticut to parents Ronald Milton MacFarlane and Ann Perry on 26 October, 1973.

High School Diploma from Kent School

1991

MacFarlane received his high school diploma from Kent school in the year 1991 and went to study animation at Rhode Island School of Design.

Premiered Family Guy

1999

Despite the little money That he was offered to by FOX, he managed to create Family Guy which was bought by FOX in 1998 and debuted at the beginning of 1999.

Cancelation of Family Guy

2002

The show, Family Guy earned Seth MacFarlane two Primetime Emmy Awards and was eventually canceled in 2002.

Created American Dad!

2005

MacFarlane is also the co-creator of the 2005 series American Dad!, which satirizes its main character, Stan Smith.

Dated Emilia Clarke

2012

Seth MacFarlane dated Emilia Clarke in 2012 for about six months, and they still continued to remain as friends even after the breakup.

Net worth is $250 million

2018

Set MacFarlane's net worth as of 2018 is estimated to be over $250 million, which are all due the movies he has acted, produced and animated.