Dax Shepard

Dax Shepard

Movie Actor

Dax Randall Shepard is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker and podcast host. Since 2018, he has hosted Armchair Expert, a podcast that interviews celebrities, journalists, and academics about their lives.

Full Name
Dax Randall Shepard
Jan 2, 1975
6′ 2″
Net Worth


Dax Randall Shepard was born on January 2, 1975, in Milford, Michigan. He is the son of Dave Robert Shepard and Laura LaBo, both of whom worked as executives at a car dealership. His mother was African-American and his father was Caucasian. Shepard attended Walled Lake Central High School and graduated in 1993. He then went to college at the University of California, Los Angeles where he majored in Anthropology and studied Spanish Literature.

Shepard began performing stand-up comedy while attending college and eventually moved to Los Angeles after graduating to pursue an acting career. In 2004, he made his feature film debut in Without a Paddle alongside Seth Green and Matthew Lillard. Later that same year, he had a small role in the hit drama The Butterfly Effect starring Ashton Kutcher.

He then went on to star in several other films such as Zathura (2005), Employee of the Month (2006), Idiocracy (2006), Hit & Run (2012) and CHiPs (2017). He also provided voices for a number of animated films including Brother Bear 2 (2006) and Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). On television, he has had recurring roles on Parenthood (2010–2015) and Bless This Mess (2019–present). In 2020, he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of Jess Falker on Parks & Recreation.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1975</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Dax Shepard is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 2, 1975, Dax Shepard was born in Milford, Michigan.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Acting Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Shepard makes his debut acting role as a guest star on the television show "Jenny".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Movie Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">He has a minor role in the movie Without a Paddle and then appears in the movie Employee of the Month.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Hit Movie</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Shepard stars in the hit movie Baby Mama alongside Tina Fey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marries Kristen Bell</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Shepard marries actress Kristen Bell, with whom he has two daughters.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Podcast Launch</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Launches his own podcast titled Armchair Expert.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Netflix Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Stars as the lead in the Netflix series Bless This Mess.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's Talented and Funny</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dax Shepard is a talented actor who can make us laugh with his witty sense of humor. He can also handle dramatic roles, which makes him an incredible versatile and entertaining actor.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Genuinely Kind</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dax Shepard is not only a great actor but also a genuinely kind person. He has a big heart and constantly shows his support for charities, especially those that help children in need.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Humble and Approachable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dax Shepard comes across as very humble and down to earth. He is always willing to interact with fans and have conversations with them, which makes him even more likable and approachable.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Professional Racecar Driver</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dax Shepard was the first professional racecar driver to come out of Hollywood, competing in the Champ Car Atlantic Series.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> High School Dropout</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dax Shepard dropped out of high school after his sophomore year and moved to Santa Barbara, California to pursue an acting career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Struggled With Addiction</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dax Shepard struggled with addiction for many years before seeking help and getting sober in 2012.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has a Music Career</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In addition to his acting career, Dax Shepard has released two albums - Let's Go! (2014) and The Best of (2018).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Directed Movies</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dax Shepard not only starred in films such as Without a Paddle (2004) and Hit and Run (2012), but also directed them.</p></div>


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