Nick Offerman Biography
Nicholas David Offerman is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He rose to fame for his role as Ron Swanson in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. In addition, David has received the TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy.
Born in Joliet, Illinois, David attended Minooka Community High School. Later on, he went to Illinois University where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in 1993. Soon after graduating, he and a group of fellow students co-founded the Chicago theatre company Defiant Theatre. There he worked with various theatres like Goodman, Steppenwolf, and Wisdom Bridge in Chicago as a master carpenter and a fight choreographer besides acting. After making a few appearances in films and television shows like ‘ER’, ‘Profiler’, ‘Going All the Way’, and ‘Treasure Island’, Offerman was featured in ‘Will & Grace’ where he met his future wife Megan Mullally.
Later on, Nick was featured in some small roles like in George Lopez and Gilmore Girls. During that time, he also appeared in films like ‘Cursed,’ ‘Wristcutters: A Love Story’, and ‘3 lbs’.Moreover, in 2007, Offerman co-starred in the Comedy Central series American Body Shop. Two years later, he was offered the role of ‘Ron Swanson’ by Michael Schur and Greg Daniels, the creators of the American political satire television sitcom ‘Parks and Recreation’. Offerman’s performance was much appreciated by the audience and he became a big reason for the show’s success. Prior to that, he earned a nomination for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011. In the same year, Nick also won the TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy.
Moreover, Nick worked as an executive producer for the American adult animated series ‘Axe Cop’ in which he voiced the lead character from 2013 up to 2015. For his voice roles in the film industry, he has worked in some movies such as ‘The Lego Movie’ as the voice of ‘MetalBeard’, ‘George’ in ‘Ernest & Celestine’, ‘Mike’ in ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’, ‘Gavin’ in ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’, and ‘Raymond’ in My Life as a Courgette’.Offerman has also been featured in the Adult Swim series Children Hospital with Rob Corddry and Rob Huebel.
Additionally, Nick can be seen portraying movies such as November (2004), Cursed (2005), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005), Sin City (2005), The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009), and The Kings of Summer (2013). He also appeared in the 2006 film Wristcutters: A Love Story as a cop who attempts to arrest Shannyn Sossamon’s character, Mikal. In 2013, he appeared in a comedy called We’re the Millers, in which he starred Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston, and voiced MetalBeard in The Lego Movie. In addition, Offerman voiced Grandpa Mike alongside his wife Megan Mullally who voiced Grandma Linda in Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015). He portrayed the first establisher of McDonald’s, Dick McDonald, in The Founder (2016).
As of 2023, Offerman appeared in the third episode of the HBO series The Last of Us as Bill. His performance, along with that of his co-star Murray Bartlett, was critically acclaimed, with some critics naming it a career-best performance, and Dais Johnston of Inverse labeled them as “Emmy-worthy”. Apart from acting Offerman is also an author. He has released four semi-autobiographical publications including Paddle Your Own Canoe, Gumption, Good Clean Fun, and The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside, which was released October 12, 2021. He has also narrated all four as audiobooks.
Nick Offerman Age
Nicholas is 52 years old as of 2023. He was born on June 26, 1970, in Joliet, Illinois, United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on June 26 every year.
Nick Offerman Height/ Weight
Offerman stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a weight of around 90 kilograms.
Nick Offerman Wife
Offerman got married to actress Megan Mullally on September 20, 2003. They met while co-starring in the play The Berlin Circle with the Evidence Room Theatre Company, and married after dating for 18 months. Nick and his wife have worked together in various series and films such as Will & Grace, Parks and Recreation, The Kings of Summer, Smashed, Hotel Transylvania 2, Bob’s Burgers, and The Great North.
They began a live comedy tour in 2016, the theme of which was their sex life. In 2019, they started In Bed with Nick and Megan, a podcast discussing their personal lives while interviewing guests. However, information about their children has not yet been disclosed.
Nick Offerman Family
Nicholas is the son of nurse Cathy and social studies teacher Ric Offerman. His father taught at a high school in Channahon. He was raised alongside his brother and sisters namely Matt Offerman, Laurie Offerman, and Carrie Offerman. Besides that, he is Catholic.
Nick Offerman’s Net worth
Nick has an approximate net worth of $ 4 million dollars. Which he has acquired from his career as an actor, comedian, writer, and producer. His wealth has enabled him to live a lavish lifestyle.