Adam Scott is an actor, comedian, producer and a podcaster. Most popular for his role as Ben Wyatt in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, he has appeared in movies such as Step Brothers, The Aviator, Starz Sitcom Party Down and Big Little Lies.
Scott has been a nominee for Critics Choice Television Awards, Film Independent Spirit Awards as well as Gold Derby Awards. But, despite all the nomination, has never won any awards. In recent years, he has been trying more to produce movies.
Early Life of Adam Scott
Adam Scott was born on April 3, 1973, in Santa Cruz California as Adam Paul Scott. His parents Anne Scott and Dougald Scott are both retired teachers. His mother is Sicilian making him a quarter of Sicilian descent. Scott is the youngest of his siblings with Shannon and David Scott being his two older siblings.
For his high school education, Scott attended Harbor High School and he enrolled to American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, California for higher education.
Adam Scott's Career
One of Adam Scott's early career works is the TV show Boy Meets World where he appeared for four episodes of the show. During the start of his career, he did not have many choices in the roles that he got. Some of the movies from his earlier years of acting include Hellraiser: Bloodline, Star Trek: First Contact, The Lesser Evil, High Crimes and The Aviator.
Adam Scott's most recognizable role came in 2010 when he was cast as Ben Wyatt in the NBC comedy sitcom Parks and Recreation. He along with fellow star Rob Lowe made a guest appearance in the second season of the show and later went on to become one of the main characters for the show. He has also been a part of shows like Children's Hospital, Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, The Good Place and Big Little Lies.
Scott co-created and co-hosts the podcast U Talkin' U2 To Me which was launched in February 2014. His co-host another half of the show is Scott Aukerman with whom he launched another podcast in February 2018 named R U Talkin' R.E.M. Re: Me? Both the podcast are filled with improv and absurdist humor.
Adam Scott's Personal Life
Adam Scott is a married man and he married Naomi Scott in 2005. The couple has two children together, a son named Graham and a daughter Frankie. He has been together with his wife for 13 years. There is no information about his girlfriend from the past, or of him having any affairs to cause the rumors of divorce in his marriage.
Net Worth of Adam Scott
Adam Scott's Net Worth is estimated to be $8 Million. His most memorable role was in the TV show Parks and Recreation in which the top star Amy Poehler was making $200,000 per episode. Though Scott was not making as big money as his fellow co-star, he must still have been paid in the five figures. If Scott continues his career as an actor, his net worth is likely to increase in the near future.