Jon Livotz

Jon Livotz

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 Jon Lovitz is an incredible American actor, voice artist, and stand-up comedian. Jon Lovitz who has come a long way starting from Saturday Live Night is also a singer. Lovitz has worked in most popular TV series such as Friends, NewsRadio, and Hooked to name a few. He has lent his voice to cartoons like ‘The Simpsons ‘The Critic ‘, And thee Brave Little Toaster’ when it comes to the movies.

Early Life

Jon Lovitz was born Jonathan Michael Lovitz on July 21, 1957. 64 years old, he was born in Tarzana, California, United States. Originally, his family migrated from Romania, Hungary, and Russia. He is the son of a Jewish doctor his mother’s name has not been revealed yet.

Lovitz is an American by nationality and belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish ethnical background. He has sun signs, Cancer, and follows Christianity as the main religion. He shares his parents’ love with his beautiful sister, Leslie Lovitz.

Education

Regarding educational background, he attended the University of California, Irvine for a B.A. However, he has not disclosed any details of his schooling.

Professional life

Television series

Over three decades in the entertainment industry, he has been doing incredible works ranging from acting to voiceover and music to stand-up comedy. Initially, Livotz commenced his career in the entertainment industry as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. His character was not just limited to one role instead he landed on several recurring roles such as Eric Brewer, Various, Tommy Flanagan, Mephistopheles, and so on. After many years, on 25 January 2020, SNL got back with a bang and he appeared as Alan Dershowitz.

There was no looking back for he since then as he had played some of the incredible characters such as Franklin D. Roosevelt in ‘Historical Roasts and  ‘Steve’ is one of the Millenials’ favorite series, ‘Friends. Similarly, another TV series where he lived the multiple characters is News Radio on NBC. From 1997-1999, he played the role of Max Lewis, Mike Johnson, and Fred.

Likewise, he has worked in other TV series such as ‘Alvin & the Chipmunks’, ‘The Paper Chase’, ‘Married..with Children’, and  ‘The Daily Show’ to name a few. Reflecting on the recent on-screen projects, ‘Hooked’ is another TV series where he appeared in the episode Pilot as Mr. Campbell.

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Caption: Jon Lovitz with his co-actor, Dana Carvey(Source: Las Vegas Weekly)

Filmography

When it comes to filmography, Livotz’s list goes on and on. Until now, he can have limelight via his several upcoming films such as ‘Christmas Forever’, ‘Hassle at the Castle’, ‘The Line Up’, and ‘Ace & the Christmas Miracle’. In his first-ever film, “Hamburger: The Motion Picture’, he portrayed the role of a Security guard. Likewise, ‘The Wedding Singer’, ‘Rat Race’, ‘Mother’s Day, and ‘Happiness’ are other several movies in which he lived the happening characters the movies.

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Caption: Jon Lovitz in The Wedding Singer(Source: Youtube)

Voice overwork

His voiceover work on TV series and filmography is his hallmark of he. He has lent his voice to the cartoons and films such as ‘The Simpsons’, ‘The Critic’, ‘The Brave Little Toaster, and many more. In 2020, at the age of 63, he is lending his voice to the character, Ace in ‘Ace & the Christmas Miracle’. He is the perfect example of, ‘Age is just a number.

The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club & Podcast Theatre

He commenced his stand-up career at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles. Similarly, The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club in Universal Studios Hollywood was home to the first MMA Roasted standup comedy show. Furthermore, Brent Roske directed a short comic movie, starring Ken Davitian and him. Later, it was renamed ‘the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club & Podcast Theatre’ on May 29, 2011. Kevin Smith hosted the premiere event, the ‘Poddammit’ Unfortunately, on November 5, 2014, The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club & Podcast Theater got closed. Before it got to an end there were various episodes including Plus One 3D with his wife, Jennifer Schwalbach, Hollywood Babble-On with Ralph Garman, and Jay & Silent Bob Get Old with Jason Mewes.

Awards and Nominations

At Primetime Emmy Awards, Jon could not bag an award for his home for the category, ‘Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program’ consecutively in 1986 and 1987. Similarly, he was a nominee for an ‘American Comedy Award’ in the category of ‘Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture’ for ‘A League of Their Own. Similarly, in 2013, he was one of the nominees for ‘Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film’ for Hotel Transylvania. In 1998, Lovitz won the ‘Best Acting by an Ensemble’ award for ‘Happiness’.

Net Worth

American comedian and actor, Jon has been active in the entertainment industry since 1984-present. It is quite obvious that he has accumulated a handsome amount of money during his career. We don’t know how much he earns via stand-up comedy, films, and television yearly as his separate income is not available. His net worth is $12M as per the other online sources. He has earned enough money to live a lavish life in this contemporary age.

Relationship Status

Talking about his sexual orientation, Jon is straight. He exchanged vows with Louisa Harrison. The duo is having great conjugal life. Before marrying Louisa, Livotz was in a secret relationship with Janice Dickenson in 2004. Moreover, he had also dated Ava Fabian in 1999 and Brandi Brandt in 1996.

Rumors and controversies

Jon Lovitz faked his affair with Jessica Lowndes for promoting a new music video. The rumors of the affair spread like a wildfire giving the media a publicity stunt. Later, they confirmed that it was an April fool.

Caption: Jon and Jessica Lowndes together in a frame (Source: nydailynews.com)

 

Body Measurements and Social Media

Jon said that he is 5 feet and 10 inches by height and 190 pounds in weight on the LarryKing show. Furthermore, he has black hair and a brown pair of eyes which add extra charm to his appealing personality.

He has a huge fan following on social media accounts and owns verified Instagram and Twitter handles.  His Instagram handle, @jonlovitz has more than 14.4K followers. Similarly, his Facebook account has the username @therealJonLovitz. He has around 7k followers on his Facebook account while his Twitter handle, @realjonlovitz has followers counting up to 110.5k.

 

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