Last Updated: April 14, 2023
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Net Worth:
$10 Million
Date of Birth:
Oct 13, 1964 (58 years old)
Place of Birth:
Palm Beach County
5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Comedian, Actor, Film Producer, Writer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Film Score Composer, Voice Actor
United States of America
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Allen Covert is an American comedian, actor, writer and producer who has a net worth of $10 million. Allen Covert attended New York University, where he met classmate and future collaborator, Adam Sandler. As of this writing, Allen has worked on more than a dozen Sandler-produced movies, notably "Little Nicky," "Happy Gilmore," "The Wedding Singer" and "Deuce Bigalow Male Gigolo." More importantly, Allen has long served as an executive at Adam Sandler's movie production company, Happy Madison Productions. In 2006, Allen played the lead role in his own movie, "Grandma's Boy" which he also produced and wrote. Covert has also contributed to Sandler's many comedy albums, and frequently receives co-songwriting credits on the original songs Adam Sandler performs in many of his films. Covert is also the founder of Cherry Tree Books where he creates children's books for the iPad and iPhone.

Early Life

Allen Covert was born on October 12, 1964 in West Palm Beach, Florida to parents Elizabeth Ann and Stephen Covert. His father was Jewish while his mother was a Southern Baptist. After finishing high school, Covert decided to pursue theater at New York University. While there, he met classmate Adam Sandler and the two became friends as well as frequent professional collaborators.


Meeting Adam Sandler would prove pivotal for Covert's career. He went on to serve as either a producer, writer, performer, or some combination of all of the above for nearly every film and comedy album that Sandler has ever released.

Covert's first film role was as a cruise ship bartender in the 1989 Sandler film "Going Overboard." The film was also Sandler's big screen debut. Throughout the early 1990s, Covert had minor roles in films and television shows like "Roseanne," "Ferris Bueller," "The Ben Stiller Show," "Airheads," and "Saturday Night Live." In 1995, he played the role of Kenny in the film "Heavyweights." He also had small roles in the Sandler films "Happy Gilmore" and "Bulletproof."

In 1996, he worked as a writer and producer on Sandler's music video, "Adam Sandler: Steve Polychonopolous." His first more prominent on-screen role came in 1998 when he had a role in "The Wedding Singer" along with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. The same year, he also appeared in "The Waterboy" as the character of Walter. In 1999, he appeared in "Never Been Kissed," "Late Last Night," "Big Daddy," "The Peeper," "Freaks and Geeks,'" Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigalo," and "The Peeper." For a number of those productions, he also served as a writer or producer. He also worked as a writer on the 1999 "Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler" special.

In 2000, Covert gained 50 pounds for the role of Todd in the Sandler film "Little Nicky." He was also an associate producer on the film. The following year, he appeared in "Undeclared." In 2002, he both appeared in and produced "Mr. Deeds." The same year, he appeared in, co-wrote, and produced "Eight Crazy Nights." He served as an executive producer on the film "Anger Management" in 2003, in addition to appearing as the character Andrew in the movie.

In 2004, he had a small role in the Sandler film "50 First Dates," also starring Drew Barrymore. The next year, he appeared in "The Longest Yard." In 2006, he had roles in both "Grandma's Boy" and "The Benchwarmers." His role in "Grandma's Boy" was his first and only lead role and Sandler served as an executive producer on the film. He appeared in two episodes of "The King of Queens" from 2006 to 2007. He appeared in and produced "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry" in 2007 and also appeared in two episodes of "Slacker Cats."

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In 2008, he appeared in three films – "Strange Wilderness," "The House Bunny," and "Bedtime Stories." The following year, he appeared in "Paul Blart: Mall Cop," "Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust," and "Funny People." In 2010, he had a role in "Pretend Time" and also served as an executive producer on "Grown Ups" starring Sandler. He appeared as character Soul Patch in the film "Just Go With it" and also was an executive producer of the film.

In 2011, he appeared in, co-wrote, and co-produced "Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star." The same year, he also appeared in and worked on "Jack and Jill" and "Mobsters." He provided his voice to multiple characters in "Hotel Transylvania" in 2012. In 2013, he appeared in "Grown Ups 2" and then in "Blended" in 2014. In 2015, he appeared in "Pixels" and "The Ridiculous 6" and also served as a producer on the films. The next year, he produced "The Do-Over."

In 2017, he appeared in and co-produced "Sandy Wexler." He had a role in "Father of the Year" in 2018 and then produced "The Week Of" and "Adam Sandler's 100% Fresh" the same year. In 2019, he appeared in "Murder Mystery" and also co-produced the film. In 2020, he appeared in "The Wrong Missy" and "Hubie Halloween." In 2022, he had a role in "Home Team." He co-produced "Murder Mystery 2" in 2023. While he has continued acting in his later career, most of his roles have been minor as he has instead served a more active role in Sandler's movie production company, Happy Madison Productions. He also has co-founded Cherry Tree Books, a publisher of eBooks for children.

Personal Life

In February of 2006, Covert married Kathryn Ashley Hagstrom. The couple remained married for over a decade before Hagstrom filed for divorce in July of 2019. The divorce was finalized in November of that year.

Real Estate

In 2016 Allen paid $2.17 million for a 6,600 square foot home in a gated community in Calabasas, California. He listed the home for sale in May 2020 for $2.475 million and sold it 19 days later.

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