Andy Samberg

Andy Samberg

TV Actor

Andy Samberg is an American comedian, actor, musician, writer, and producer. Samberg is a member of the comedy music group The Lonely Island alongside childhood friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone.

Full Name
David A. J. Samberg
Aug 18, 1978
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Andy Samberg was born on August 18th, 1978 in Berkeley, California. He is an American actor, comedian, writer and musician. He studied experimental theater at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts for three years until he graduated in 2000.

Samberg started his career on Saturday Night Live in 2005 as a featured player and enjoyed great success there over the next seven years. During this time, he gained recognition for his comedic sketches such as Lazy Sunday, Dick in a Box and Jizz in My Pants. In 2012, he left SNL to pursue other projects and went on to star in several films including Hot Rod (2007), I Love You Man (2009) and That’s My Boy (2012). He also starred in the Fox sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine which ran from 2013 to 2020. 

Samberg has won Emmy Awards for his work on SNL, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the HBO comedy special 7 Days in Hell. He has also won an MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance and two Grammy Awards for Outstanding Music & Comedy Albums with The Lonely Island. 

In addition to acting, Samberg has released music albums with The Lonely Island such as Incredibad (2009) and Turtleneck & Chain (2011). He is also part of a comedy group called The Awesomes that created a Hulu animated series of the same name which ran from 2013-2015.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1978</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Andy Samberg is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 18, 1978, Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins The Lonely Island</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joins The Lonely Island, a comedy group formed by childhood friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Saturday Night Live</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joins the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lonely Island's First Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The Lonely Island releases their first album, Incredibad.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Stars in Hot Rod Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Stars in the film Hot Rod, a comedy directed by Akiva Schaffer.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starts His Own Comedy Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Creates and stars in his own comedy series, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The show has gone on to win multiple awards and had 7 successful seasons.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Goes Viral with "Din Daa Daa" TikToks</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Samberg goes viral on TikTok after his performance of “Din Daa Daa” from the 2019 film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. </p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's Hilarious</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Andy Samberg is one of the funniest people in show business. His work on Saturday Night Live and in movies like Hot Rod, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine have made him an undeniable comedic force.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Not only is Andy Samberg funny, he's also a talented actor and singer. He can play both comedic and dramatic roles with ease and his musical performances are always entertaining. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Kind</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">In addition to being an incredibly talented performer, Andy Samberg is known for being kind and generous. He has donated time and money to various charities, including Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and is also an advocate for animal rights.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started as a Writer on SNL</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Andy Samberg started his career as a writer on Saturday Night Live and was later promoted to featured player.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Co-Creator of The Lonely Island</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Andy Samberg is one of the co-creators of the comedy troupe The Lonely Island, which produces musical comedy sketches for the internet.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Cast Member to Win an Emmy</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2007, Andy Samberg became the first cast member of Saturday Night Live to win an Emmy for his digital shorts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Hosted the MTV Movie Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2009, Andy Samberg hosted the MTV Movie Awards with Justin Timberlake and became known for his hilarious opening monologue.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Starred in Hot Rod</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2007, Andy Samberg starred in the cult classic film Hot Rod alongside Isla Fisher and Jorma Taccone.</p></div>


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