Nathan Lane born as Joseph Lane is an American actor and writer. He is known for his voice role as Timon in The Lion King cartoon films and series and Snowbell in Stuart Little. He also played as Albert in The Birdcage, Ernie Smuntz in MouseHunt and Natan Detriot in Guys and Doll. He appeared in recurring roles on Modern Family, American Crime Story and many more. He won three Tony Awards, six Drama Desk and Six Circle awards and many more. He also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.
Joseph Lane was born on 3rd February 1965 in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Aquarius. Nathan Lane was named after his uncle a Jesuit priest.
Talking about his family, he is the youngest child of Daniel Lane and Nora Lane. His father was a truck driver who died of alcoholism when Nathan was 11 years old. His mother worked as a secretary and suffered from bipolar disorder and died in 2000. He has two elder brothers Daniel Jr. and Robert.
Nathan attended Catholic schools in Jersey City. Later joined St Peter's Preparatory School. After he joined Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia with a drama scholarship. He began to feel scholarship won't cover his expenses, so he decided to leave and work for a year to earn money.
Nathan told his mother that he was gay when he was 21 years old. At that time his mother told him " I would rather you were dead" for which he replied she will understand. After his mother accepted what he was everything became normal.
Furthermore, he was also honored with the Human Rights Campaign Equality Award and The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Vito Russo Award and The Trevor Project Hero Awards for his work in the LGBT Community.
He is married to theater producer and writer Devlin Elliott on 17 November 2015. The relationship between the two is strong. Nathan and his partner are living a happy life as a Gay couple and working for the LGBT community.
As of August 2019, Nathan Lane has an estimated net worth of around $18 million (as per Celebrity Net Worth). Celebrity like Suzy Kolber and Melissa Theuriau has earned similar net worth as Nathan Lane.
Likewise, the major source of his salary he earned as an actor in films, series, and theater. While he was working for Broadway he was paid $100,000 a week fro appearing in Broadway musical.
As being an actor in Modern Family as many actors are paid a minimum of $100,000 per episode like actor Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter and many more. He also got the same amount as other cast had earned from the series.
Talking about his silver screen, here are some movies with budget and box-office collection.
|Movie||Released Date||Budget||Box-Office Collection|
|The Lion King||1994||$45 million||$968.5 million|
|The Birdcage||1996||$31 million||$185.3 million|
|Mouse Hunt||1997||$38 million||$122.4 million|
|Stuart Little||1999||$105-$133 million||$300.1 million|
|Stuart Little||2002||$120 million||$170 million|
|Austin Powers in Goldmember||2002||$63 million||$296.7 million|
Nathan Lane began his career as an actor in Broadway musical drama for which he received three Tony Awards including Best Actor in a Musical for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and The Producers and Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Angeles in America.
Later he debuted in television movie Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls in 1981 and after that, he appeared in numerous television series and television movies including Modern Family, The Good Wife, Encore! Encore! and many more.
Talking about his silver screen, he debuted from Ironweed in 1987 and appeared in various roles including He Said, She Said, Addams Family Values, Mouse Hunt and many more. He won various awards for his role as Albert Goldman in The Birdcage including Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The multitalented actor also gave his voice in various animation film and animation series including The Lion King, Stuart Little and many more. He won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program in 1996 Timon & Pumbaa and 2001 Teacher's Pet.
Nathan Lane born as Joseph Lane is an American actor and writer.
American actor stands 5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm.
Nathan Lane has an estimated net worth of around $18 million.