Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler

Movie Actor

Adam Richard Sandler is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, singer, and musician. Known for his work in comedy and drama productions of film and television, he has received various ...

Full Name
Adam Richard Sandler
Sep 9, 1966
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Adam Richard Sandler was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Judith Levine and Stanley Sandler, and he has two brothers: Scott and Elizabeth. His family is Jewish and his father was a Jewish-American electrician. Sandler attended Manchester Central High School and graduated in 1984.

Sandler first became involved with performing arts when he started to act in plays while attending high school. After graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue stand-up comedy as well as acting in television roles. His career began as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (SNL) from 1990 to 1995, where he became known for his characters such as "Operaman" and "Canteen Boy". Following his stint on SNL, he made several movies throughout the 1990s including Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Daddy (1999). 

Sandler's box office appeal continued into the 2000s with movies like The Waterboy (1998), Little Nicky (2000), Mr. Deeds (2002) and 50 First Dates (2004). He also starred in the successful animated movie Hotel Transylvania (2012), which spawned three sequels: Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) and Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (2021). In 2014 Sandler signed a four-movie deal with Netflix that would see him star in four original films exclusive to the streaming service. The first of these movies, Ridiculous 6, was released in 2015 followed by Sandy Wexler (2017), The Week Of (2018) and Hubie Halloween (2020). 

Adam Sandler is one of Hollywood's most recognizable actors and comedians whose unique brand of humor has captivated audiences around the world for decades.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1966</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Adam Sandler is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 9, 1966, Adam Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1987</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates from New York University</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Sandler graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Film Appearance</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Adam Sandler made his debut film appearance in the movie Going Overboard.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Saturday Night Live Cast</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Sandler joins the cast of Saturday Night Live and quickly becomes one of the show's most popular cast members.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Leading Role in a Movie</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Sandler stars in his first leading role in the movie Billy Madison.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms Production Company Happy Madison Productions</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Sandler forms his own production company, Happy Madison Productions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Sandler receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to film and television.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Comedian</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Adam Sandler is a great comedian. His movies are always funny and he is able to make people laugh no matter what kind of movie he is in. He has been making people laugh since the early days of Saturday Night Live.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Adam Sandler is a great actor. He has shown that he can act in different types of movies ranging from comedies to dramas. He has also earned two Golden Globe nominations for his roles in Punch Drunk Love and Reign Over Me.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Storyteller</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Adam Sandler is an amazing storyteller. His movies always have an interesting plot, and he often delves into deeper themes with thought provoking messages. Whether it’s through comedy or drama, Adam Sandler is able to tell stories that touch our hearts and make us think.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Early Career in Stand Up Comedy</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Adam Sandler began his career as a stand up comedian at age 17. His first performance was at the Boston Comedy Club in 1987.</p></div>

 <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Started Acting on Saturday Night Live</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Adam Sandler rose to fame after joining the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1990. He was a featured player for three years and then left to pursue his own projects.</p></div>

 <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> The Waterboy Was His Breakout Role</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">The 1998 comedy film 'The Waterboy' was Adam Sandler's breakout role. The movie grossed $161 million worldwide and catapulted him to stardom.</p></div>

 <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Owns His Own Production Company</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Adam Sandler owns his own production company, Happy Madison Productions, which has produced many of his films including 'Big Daddy', 'Grown Ups', and 'The Wedding Singer'.</p></div>

 <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Holds Record for Most Films with Columbia Pictures</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Adam Sandler holds the record for most films released by Columbia Pictures with 14 movies. This includes classics such as 'Billy Madison' and 'Happy Gilmore'.</p></div>


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