Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak is an American comedian, actor, director and writer. Novak played Ryan Howard in the American television sitcom The Office (2005-2013). He was also one of the executive producers and writers for the series. He is also known to international audiences for appearing in the Quentin Tarantino film Inglourious Basterds.
A graduate of Harvard University with a degree in English and Spanish literature, he lives in Los Angeles, California. He attended Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston for elementary school and middle school. His parents are both from Jewish families (from Romania, Russia, and Austria). His first live stand-up performance took place at the Hollywood Youth Hostel on October 10, 2001. Novak has a close friendship with Mindy Kaling, whom he met through writing for The Office.
|Name||Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak|
|Born||July 31, 1979|
|Profession||Comedian, Actor, Director, Writer|
|Height||5 feet and 7 inches |
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
What is BJ Novak famous for?
- BJ Novak was born on the 31st of July 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts. Novak was born in a Jewish family, and his father was an author who has ghostwritten and co-written several books. He has younger two siblings, Jesse Novak, who works in the entertainment industry as a composer, and Lev, his other brother. Novak is a Harvard University graduate.
- After his graduation in 2001, he started his career as a comedian in Los Angeles, California. Variety in 2003 named Novak as one of the ten Comedians of the year to watch.
- After gaining popularity with his comedy, Novak was noticed by Greg Daniels, an executive producer, and was cast in the 2005 American television sitcom The Office for the role of Ryan Howard. Unfortunately, he did not settle down for being an actor for the series and became one of the writers and producers. He is said to have written fifteen episodes in the course of the show.
- After doing this series, he appeared in supporting roles for the films like Inglorious Bastards, Saving Mr Banks, and The Founder. Novak was also seen in The Amazing Spiderman 2, Knock up and many others. He also voiced in The Smurfs (2011) and The Smurfs 2 (2013) for the character of Baker Smurf.
- BJ Novak has also earned popularity with his books and his app called The List App. The app also got nominated for Webby Award but was later shut down in the year 2017.
What is the height and weight of BJ Novak?
- BJ Novak, aged 41, is 5 feet and 7 inches tall and weighs around 73kgs.
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Who is the wife of BJ Novak?
- BJ Novack is not married yet. However, the 41-year-old star has a very close connection with his The Office co-actress Mindy Kalin. They dated each other and broke up several times, and are now best friends. The Office actress, after giving birth to her daughter in 2017, declared Novak to be her Godfather.
What is the Net worth of BJ Novak?
- The 41-year-old American comedian, actor, director and writer has a net worth 0f $8 million.
- Apart from The Office, Novak has written and acted in several projects such as Reign Over me, Inglorious Bastards and many others.
- BJ Novak began his career as a stand-up comedian in clubs after coming to Los Angeles, California, and has since received multiple honours, including SAG Awards and Emmys.
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