Joel McHale who is an American comedian, writer, actor, television personality as well as television producer was born on 20th November 1971. He is the native of Rome, Italy. He is mostly known for hosting the Soup and for portraying the role of Jeff Winger on NBC comedy series called Community. As a child, he was named as Joel Edward McHale. Joel is the middle out of three children born to his parents. He has one elder brother and one younger brother. Joel’s father used to work at Loyola University Rome Center as the Dean of the Student and from the Chicago, Illinois whereas his mother is from Vancouver, British Columbia.
Joel was raised up as Catholic in Seattle, Washington. There, he attended the Mercer Island High School and got graduated from there in the year 1991. After that, he went on to study in the University of Washington from where he received the Bachelor’s degree in History in 1995. While his time there, Joel was briefly belonged to Theta Chi fraternity. In addition to that, he was also recruited to be on rowing team but he later joined football team playing the tight end for two years. He also earned himself a Master of Fine Arts Degree from professional Actors Training Program at University of Washington.
At the beginning of his career, Joel was the part of Almost Live! which was a local sketch comedy television show that was produced by Seattle’s KING-TV. He was also the member of improve comedy group from the year 1993 till 1997 at the Unexpected Productions. While his tenure there, he participated in the Theatersports! at Market Theater located in the Pike Place Market in the downtown Seattle. After earning the degree in master, he moved to the Los Angeles and there, he landed some of the small roles in shows such as CSI: Miami, Will & Grace, and Diagnosis: Murder. His other television credits includes Bill Nye the Science Guy, The Huntress, The Fugitive, The Soup, Pushing Daisies, Robot Chicken, Community, Phineas and Ferb, Sons of Anarchy, Conan, 2013 VGX Awards, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja and White Horse Correspondents’ Dinner.
Prior to that, he had also made his appearance in numbers of films such as Spider Man 2, Wait, Lords of Dogtown, Game Time, Mini’s First Time, The Onion Movie, The Informant, Spy Kids: all the time in the world, What’s Your Number, Comic-Con episode IV: a fan’s hope, The Big Year, Ted, Blended, Deliver Us from Evil, A Merry Friggin’ Christmas, and Adult Beginners. In addition to that, he had also voiced for the character of Elliot in “Open Season 2” in which he replaced Ashton Kutcher. He was also announced as host of the 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner on 14th February 2014 that was held in the month of May. Previous to that, he had also hosted the Independent Spirit Awards in the year 2011. Besides that, he also appeared in Water and Power, Save Greendale, 12 Angry Bros, Street Fighter Red Tape, and Video Game High School.
To talk about his personal life, Joel is a married man. He has already got married with his loving wife Sarah Williams. The couple exchanged their vows with each other in the year 1996. Joel also has two children, both sons together with Sarah. Their first son was born in 2005 and they named him Edward Roy McHale. Later, their second son named Isaac McHale was born on 12th March of 2008. Currently, he is residing in Hollywood Hills, California along with his wife and children. He has a very cool hair style.
Apart from that, he is now at the age of 43 but he still looks young and handsome. He stands tall at the height of six feet and four inches. Joel is the supporter of Seattle Seahawks. He has won various awards as well as nomination for his great work. As he was born in the month of November, his zodiac sign is Scorpio. His annual salary is $60 thousand and he has an estimated net worth of $14 million. McHale is active in the social networking sites and to get more information related to him, we can also follow him on his twitter account.