Jeremy Piven Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Jeremy Piven Net Worth 2020 – Jeremy Piven, Jeremy Samuel Piven, is a Hollywood producer and actor who became a household after he starred as Ari Gold in the comedy series Entourage.
Piven is also well known for playing Spence Kovak on Ellen DeGeneres’s sitcom Ellen and for also starring in British period drama Mr. Selfridge.
Piven was born in New York and raised in Evanston, Illinois. He is 53 years old. He was born to parents Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven.
His father was stage, film, television actor and director and his mother was also an actress and they both later founded the famous ‘Piven Theatre Workshop’ in Evanston, Illinois in which Jeremy himself trained.
Furthermore, he has one older sister named Shira Piven who is also an actress and married to the famous Hollywood writer/director Adam McKay.
Piven is an American national, raised in a Reconstructionist Jewish family with Ukrainian roots.
He graduated high school from Evanston Township High School, Illinois.
He attended Drake University, until sophomore year completion and went to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and left before graduating to give an acting career a shot.
Acting is something he loved from childhood. As a teen, he attended Harand Theater Camp in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, and during this time, he portrayed Bernardo in West Side Story.
He would later train at a theatre workshop, the Piven Theatre Workshop, owned by his parents.
Piven also spent one semester at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut.
In 1986, he starred as Spike in Lucas (romantic drama directed by David Seltzer), which also starred Charlie Sheen, Corey Haim, Courtney Thorne-Smith, and Kerri Green.
His first major role came in 1992 when he began playing the role of Jerry on HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show. He discontinued after the second season.
In 1993, he appeared in an episode of the sitcom Seinfeld as George Costanza, he also played Spence, Ellen’s cousin, in the sitcom Ellen.
Jeremy starred and served as the producer of ABC short-lived drama series Cupid. In addition, he acted in three episodes of Justice League Unlimited, as the voice of Elongated Man.
Jeremy Piven’s big hit came in 2004 when he began playing Ari Gold in the HBO series Entourage.
This role earned him Emmy nominations for Best Supporting Actor for four consecutive times (2005 – 2008) and he won the awards thrice (2006, 2007, and 2008).
He also received six Golden Globe nominations for the same role and won once (2008). From 2013 to 2016, he starred in British period drama Mr. Selfridge, which aired on the ITV network in the U.K and on PBS in the U.S.
Jeremy Piven has also starred in several other movies which include The Family Man, The Kingdom, Grosse Pointe Blank, Rock N Rolla, Very Bad Things, Smokin’ Aces, Singles, Serendipity, Runaway Jury, Old School, PCU, Black Hawk Down, and Heat.
He made cameo appearances in the animated comedy Cars and Rush Hour 2. In 2017, he appeared in Common’s music video for Drivin’ Me Wild. In 2009, he was a guest host of the WWE Raw wrestling program.
Jeremy Piven has a net worth of $30 million