Adam Sandler - Biography

Last Modified: Jun 15, 2020

Adam Sandler
Nick Name: Sandman
Profession: Comedian, Producer, Screenwriter, Songwriter
Best Known For: The Wedding Singer
Salary: $40 million
Net Worth: $420 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 9, 1966 (age 55)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Adam Richard Sandler
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Stanley Sandler
Mother's Name: Judith Sandler
Siblings: 3

Scott Sandler (brother)
Elizabeth Sandler (sister)
Valerie Sandler (sister)

High School: Manchester Central High School
University: New York University's Tisch School of the Arts
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi-Jewish
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: June 22, 2003
Wife's Name: Jacqueline Titone
Children: 2

Sadie Madison Sandler (daughter), Sunny Madeline Sandler (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.77 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 86 kg (189.60 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: 14 inch
Chest Size: 44 inch
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Adam Sandler?

Adam Sandler is one of the well-known actors in Hollywood. Over the years, he has roles in several movies, among which famous ones are The Wedding SingerFunny People, 50 First Dates, The WaterboyBig Daddyamong others. Read on to know your favorite actor more!

Adam Sandler: Age, Parents, Siblings

Adam Sandler was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. as Adam Richard Sandler. His father was Stanley Sandler, Stanley Sandler and his mother’s name is Judith Sandler. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings- a brother and two sisters. His brother’s name is Scott Sandler and his sister’s names are Elizabeth Sandler and Valerie Sandler. Sandler’s brother is an attorney while one sister is a waitress and another one a dentist.

Education, Ethnicity

At the age of 6, the family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire where he grew up to be a fine young man. There he was educated at the Manchester Central High School. Later he attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and graduated from the same in 1988.

His ethnicity is  Ashkenazi-Jewish.

Source: lastnighton (young Adam Sandler) 

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Adam Sandler: Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Before Sandler tied the knot with wife Jacqueline Samantha Titone, he dated several women. He was in a relationship with Margaret Rudinfrom 1992. The two were even engaged to be married but called off their engagement in 1993.

A year later, in 1994, he was sharing boyfriend/girlfriend status with Juliette Lewis. 

And for a month in 1996, he dated Alicia Silverstone. Alicia was 10 years younger to him and did try to hide their relationship but later could not.

Adam Sandler married actress Jacqueline Samantha Titone on June 22, 2003. They had dated for several years (from 1999) before they finally decided to tie the knot. Titone had even converted to Sandler’s religion, Judaism in 2000.

The couple has two daughters together. Their first daughter Sadie Madison Sandler was born on May 6, 2006. Their second daughter was born on November 2, 2008, and was named Sunny Madeline Sandler. Currently, the family resides in Los Angeles. Their relationship seems to be good without any rumors of divorce.

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Source: Hollywood Reporter (Adam Sandler with wife and daughters in 2015) 

Adam Sandler: Career

Early Days

When Sandler was a teenager, he was in a popular Jewish youth group called BBYO. In his early career, in 1987, Sandler was cast in The Cosby Show and Remote ControlHis debut film Going Overboard was released in 1989 after which he was offered to perform at comedy clubs.

At one of his performances in Los Angeles, in 1990, comedian Dennis Miller discovered him and hired him as a writer for Saturday Night Live. But in 1995, he and Chris Farley were fired from the show!

Although his career as a comedian was paused, he made a name for himself in the movies. He has acted in movies such as Coneheads (1993), Airheads (1994), Billy Madison (1995), Bulletproof (1996).

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Films, TV Shows

Sandler’s comedy movies were more successful including Happy Gilmore(1996), The Wedding Singer (1998), The Waterboy (1998), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Anger Management (2003), 50 First Dates (2004), Click (2006).

Since 2007, his most recognizable roles are in the movies Reign Over Me (2007),  I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008), Bedtime Stories (2008),  Funny People (2009),  Grown Ups,  Grown Ups 2 (2013), Just Go with It (2011), That's My Boy (2012), Blended (2014), Pixels (2015). Sandler has voiced the role of Dracula in the Hotel Transylvania movie series.

His films for Netflix are The Ridiculous 6The Do-Over, Sandy Wexler and The Week Of. His film production company is named the Happy Madison Productions.

Source: New York Post (Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite in Blended) 

Adam Sandler: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Sandler is estimated to be around $420 million and $40 million respectively.

Adam Sandler: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Adam Sandler is idolized and followed by millions of followers.

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Reference

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