Last Updated: November 3, 2023
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Category:
Richest CelebritiesRichest Comedians
Net Worth:
$7 Million
Birthdate:
Mar 19, 1977 (46 years old)
Birthplace:
Berkeley
Gender:
Male
Height:
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Profession:
Actor, Television Director, Television Producer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Lyricist
Nationality:
United States of America
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  1. Early Life
  2. Career
  3. Personal Life

What is Jorma Taccone's net worth?

Jorma Taccone is an American actor, comedian, producer, director, writer, musician, and record producer who has a net worth of $7 million. Jorma Taccone is a member of the sketch comedy troupe The Lonely Island alongside Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer. Together they were writers on "Saturday Night Live" from 2005 to 2014, with Andy also being a cast member.

This platform allowed them to create some of the most iconic and viral digital shorts in the show's history, including "Lazy Sunday" and "Dick in a Box," the latter of which won an Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.

His work extends beyond sketch comedy, having directed and co-written the cult favorite "MacGruber," a feature film based on the SNL parody sketch of the action-adventure series "MacGyver." Taccone has also directed episodes of popular TV shows like "Parks and Recreation" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," contributing his comedic flair to these hit series.

Early Life

Jorma Taccone was born on March 19, 1977 in Berkeley, California to parents Suellen Ehnebuske and Tony Taccone. He is named after his father's friend, Jorma Kaukonen, the guitarist of the band Jefferson Airplane. He grew up with his brother, Asa, who became a musician and is a member of the band Electric Guest. His father worked as the artistic director of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Taccone has Italian and Puerto Rican heritage. After finishing high school, he attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He studied theater and graduated with his bachelor's degree in the subject in 2000.

Career

Taccone began his career working as a production staff member on the show "Spin City" from 2001 to 2002. From 2003 to 2005, he worked as a writer and producer on the web series "The 'Bu." He also worked as a writer on the 2004 and 2005 MTV Movie Awards.

In the fall of 2005, Taccone joined the staff of NCB's late-night variety show "Saturday Night Live" along with Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer. They formed the trio, The Lonely Island, which has been responsible for creating over 100 SNL Digital Shorts. Some of the more popular ones include "Lazy Sunday," "Jizz in My Pants," "Dick in a Box," and "I'm on a Boat." Taccone produces much of the music for The Lonely Island. In February 2009, the group released their first album, "Incredibad." In addition to his work with The Lonely Island, Taccone also directed other sketches and shorts on SNL, like "MacGruber," "Business Meeting," "Sloths," "Giraffes," and others." In 2009, he directed the "MacGruber" Pepsi commercial spot which aired during the 43rd Super Bowl. In total, Taccone remained involved with SNL from 2005 to 2014. He worked as a writer on 101 episodes and as a segment director on 26 episodes. He appeared in 22 episodes of the show.

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In addition to his work on SNL, Taccone worked as a director, producer, writer, and actor on a number of films as well. In 2007, he co-starred in the film "Hot Rod" starring Andy Samberg. In 2008, he worked as a writer on the film "Extreme Movie." The same year, he made a cameo appearance in "Role Models." In 2009, he appeared in "Land of the Lost." He worked as a director and writer on the film version of "MacGruber" in 2010. In 2014, he had a voice role in "The Lego Movie" and then appeared in "Kung Fury" in 2015. In 2016, he appeared in "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" and also worked as a director, writer, and producer on the film. In 2017, he acted in "It Happened in L.A." He also produced "Brigsby Bear" the same year. In 2018, he had a number of voice roles in "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." The following year, he had a voice role in "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part." In 2020, he worked as producer on the film "Palm Springs." He also appeared in "An American Pickle" and "I Used to Go Here." In 2022, he had roles in "Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers," "Weird: The Al Yankovic Story," and "The People We Hate at the Wedding." In 2023, he had a number of voice roles in "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse."

In addition to his work with film, Taccone has also worked extensively in television. From 2011 to 2013, he directed a number of episodes of "Parks and Recreation." He also directed episodes of "Up All Night" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." He has worked as a producer on "Party Over Here," "The Gorburger Show," "I'm Sorry," "Alone Together," "The Last O.G.," "Miracle Workers," "PEN15," "I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson," and "MacGruber."

Taccone also has acted in various television shows. He has appeared in episodes of "Up All Night," "Girls," "The League," "Gravity Falls," "Comedy Bang! Bang!," "Parks and Recreation," "Man Seeking Woman," "Major Lazer," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Drunk History," "Miracle Workers," "Bless the Harts," and "Helpsters."

Personal Life

Taccone lives in New York City. He married film director Marielle Heller in 2007. They had a son together in December 2014 and a daughter in August 2020. Taccone has a number of other family members who are involved in the arts and entertainment. His brother-in-law, Nate, is a musician who composed the scores for "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" and "Can You Forgive Me?" His sister-in-law, Emily Heller, is a stand-up comic and a writer for the HBO comedy "Barry."

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