Jason Segel, an American actor who is well known for his role in ‘How I Met your mother’ show as Marshall. He was born on 18th January 1980 in Los Angeles. He is multitalented star: an author, a writer and a musician. His father Alvin Segel is a Jewish and working as a lawyer. His mother Jillian Segal is a Christian. He was mainly raised in a Jewish manner but he also went to Christian school for his elementary education. Often he was picked for his religion during his school. He has 2 siblings: an elder brother and a younger sister. He went to Harvard-Westlake school for his high school. He attained height of 6.4” before entering his teens. He was a member of basketball team during his high school. His team won state level championship also. He started making movies during his teenage. He developed an interest in puppets during that time also. He has always shown interest of being an actor and often performed in various plays.
He got his first break in 1999 when he was just 18 years old in the show Freaks and Geeks. The show did not go on for a longer time but it was well appreciated by the viewers. He also composed a song for this show. He has also been seen again & again in CSI as character named as Neil Jansen. He planned to move out of his role in How I met your mother in 2013. He played the role of Marshall in the show along with Alyson Hannigan who played the role of his longtime girlfriend and then his wife. However, he was persuaded to continue and finish the last season in 2014. He also approached Disney with a movie in 2007. This took time for them to approve but at the end they did approve the project. He has also appeared in movies like Knocked up in 2007 and another movie in 2009 which was released by DreamWorks. He also wrote soundtracks for a comedy show in 2010. He also wrote a movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall in 2008 in which he also played the role of main character. He also gave voice to the character Victor in movie Despicable Me. He also appeared in the movie Bad teacher along with Cameron Diaz in June 2011. He appeared in the movie The Five Year Engagement in 2012. He also co-wrote a novel for the series named as Nightmares. The novel was released in 2014.
He was much talked about his sudden weight loss during the year 2013. He has been dating Alexis Mixter. His girlfriend is a photographer and is sister of Whitney Mixter. He is also an ordained minister with a Church. He performed a wedding in a show. He also received award for Man of Year in 2012. His net worth is estimated to be $30 million. He also plays piano. He has always loved Disneyland. He became an alcoholic in between but recovered out of it in 2013. Now he is living a healthy life.
|Birth Date:||18 Jan, 1980|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles|