Born as William Thomas Hader Jr, he is popular as Bill Haider among his fans. The American comedian, who felt out of the world during his childhood days, always wanted to prove to himself that he is no less than others. Standing out between odds and evens, he spread his hand in acting, production, voice acting, and writing. Haider is most prominent for his involvement in American late-night show Saturday Night Live from the year 2005 to 2013.
Apart from his appearances in Saturday Night Live, he has also appeared in various television series like South Park (2009), Documentary Now! (2015). Presently, Haider is busy with his HBO series Barry, which began airing from March 2018. Are you keen on finding more about the journey of this star? Stay with us and find out more about him.
Bill Haider- Big Career
Being born up and raised up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Bill was seen joking around during his school days. Further, he seemed to have no interest in his study. Since childhood, he felt he doesn’t fit in the society. He used to spend most of his time watching movies and reading novels.
His aspirations towards being a filmmaker raise drastically ending him to join theatres as an usher. This further helped him to grab awesome knowledge about how a play is made. In this process, he met with Nicholas Jasenovec, the director of Paper Heart.
In the search of opportunity, Haider lingered all around. Finally, he got to work as a Production Assistant (PA) while scrubbing back pages of American digital magazine The Hollywood Reporter. As a PA, he regularly worked for 18-hours.
In the course of pursuing his childhood dream, he continued to serve in various films like Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy, James Dean, Spider-Man, and Collateral Damage. Later on, he also worked as a post-production assistant on VH1 television's The Surreal Life, Night Calls and The Scorpion King.
Saturday Night Life(SNL)
After having a bad experience as a PA, Haider felt a need of finding a secure job of his interest. He began investing in short films which resulted in failure too. Craving up more, in the year 2003, he began attending comedy classes at improvisational comedy enterprise Second City.
After his classes, he decided to give a try at comedy. Thus in collaboration with Matt Offerman, Eric Filipkowski, and Mel Cowan formed their own sketch comedy group Animals from the Future. Together they appeared in various backyard shows in Van Nuys.
Seeing up the flawless group act, Matt's brother Nick Offerman told his wife, Megan Mullally, about the group. Mullally, who showed an interest in seeing them perform live, got impressed after she saw the true performance of the four comedians.
Later, she discussed the show Saturday Night Live (SNL) with Haider. Hader who auditioned for the show got an absolutely positive response from the producers. His appearances in the show were loved by all. Furthermore, he also got an opportunity of working as an agent and manager.
Television Works and Movies
Besides his work in SNL, Haider is also known for his appearances in various series and movies like You, Me and Dupree (2006), HotRod (2007), Superbad (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Tropic Thunder (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009),Paul (2011), Men in Black 3 (2012), and Maggie's Plan(2015).
He has also had lead voice roles in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009), The Skeleton Twins(2014), Trainwreck (2015), Inside Out(2015), and The Angry Birds Movie (2016).
He also provided his voice for supporting characters in Pixar films, which includes Monsters University and Finding Dory. He is also a writer for an animated comedy series South Park.
Net worth and Salary of Bill Haider
The American actor, comedian, and writer, Bill Hader enjoys a tremendous net worth of $8 million. Having involved himself in Production and acting, the young man's worth seems to be well deserved. As a casting associate of Saturday Night Live, he managed to earn $12500 for an episode.
Apart from his show, he has also earned a good amount of money from his movie appearances. His 2009 movie Men in Black managed to earn $654,213,485 worldwide.
Similarly his 2015 movie Inside Out managed to gross an amount of $857,611,174 worldwide. Currently, Haider is busy with his HBO series Burry. He is paid an awesome amount from the series.
Talking about his residence, he currently resides at Pacific Palisades, CA with his family. His house is worth $3,05,000 and spreads around 3,400 square feet featuring 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Well, the comedian seems to have a good life. Hope he finds great possibilities and betterments in near future.