Seth Woodbury MacFarlane or Seth MacFarlane is an American actor, animator, filmmaker, comedian, and singer. He is known for creating series like Family Guy and The Orville. He co-creator of American Dad! and The Cleveland Show. Not only this but he also wrote directed and starred in the films like Ted, Ted 2 and A Million Ways to Die in the West. He previously worked for Hanna-Barbera as an animator and writer. His work in Hanna Barbera included Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter's Laboratory and many more. For his work, he was nominated for several awards and won four Primetime Emmy Awards, Annie Award and Webby Award for Film & Video Person of the Year in 2009.
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane was born on 26th October 1973 in Kent, Connecticut, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Scorpio.
Talking about his family, he is the eldest son of Ronald Milton MacFarlane and Ann Perry. He was raised with his younger sister Rachael MacFarlane in his home town. His father and mother worked and lived in Boston, after their marriage they move to Kent, Connecticut.
His father worked as a teacher and his mother worked as a college guidance and admissions office at the Kent School.
From childhood, he was interested in illustration and also created flipbooks. At an early age, he began to publish a weekly comic strip for the local newspaper in Kent. He received his high school diploma in 1991 from the Kent School.
His parents know about his passion and gave him an 8 mm camera which leads him to join Rhode Island School of Design. Where he got his bachelor's degree in Fine Arts.
Seth Macfarlane is living a single life without wife and children. But he is involved in a relationship many times and had many girlfriends but never get married.
He had been in a relationship and dated with Nicole Sullivan from 1998 to 2000, Kat Foster from 2007 to 2008, Kate Todd from 2008 to 2009, Trisha Cummings from 2010 to 2012 and Emilia Clarke from 2012 to 2013.
Seth's show family guys always involved in controversy. His show was being accused of Racist, anti-Semitic. Including his album was also become controversial for some critics. He was criticized for hosting Oscar with the racist and sexist jokes.
Furthermore, his movie A Million Ways to Die in the West contained infantile humor. For his dating issue with many girls he was involved in controversy.
As of August 2019, Seth MacFarlane has an estimated net worth of around $250 million (as per Celebrity Net Worth). Celebrity like Michelle Veintimilla and Lana Wachowski has earned similar net worth as Seth.
He has earned his income as a producer, writer, and creator of series and films. He used to earn $5 per week for his work in a local newspaper at the age of 9. He took $50,000 per episode for his work on Family Guy.
Furthermore, he was enlisted in 86 position on Forbes 2014 celebrity 100 earnings with $35 million. In 2015, he earned around $20 million a year. He also had a contract with Fox for $100-million agreement that makes him the world's highest paid television writer for Family Guy and American Dad!.
His Family Guys Franchise which include T-shirt, plush toys video games and mobile apps which is valued at over $ 1 billion.
He also worked as an actor and producer in various movies so here is some of his movies with budget and Box Office collection
|Movie||Released Date||Work as||Budget||Box Office|
|Tooth Fairy||2010||Actor||$48 million||$112.5 million|
|Ted||2012||Director, Writer, Producer and Voice Artist||$50 million||$549.4 million|
|A Million Ways to Die in the West||2014||Director, Writer and Producer||$40 million||$87.2 million|
|Ted 2||2015||Director, Writer, Producer and Voice Artist||$68 million||$216.7 million|
|Sing||2016||Voice Actor||$75 million||$634.2 million|
|Logan Lucky||2017||Actor||$29 million||$48.5 million|
He also has an enormous house situated in 5,152 square feet in Beverly Hills that he bought for $13.5 million in 2008, which is now extended to 10,000 square feet with IMAX theater in the basement for which he spend $1 million and a huge tennis court in the backyard.
He bought a three-story office building in Beverly Hills for his production company for a whopping amount of $11 million.
He also owns a Tesla sports car modeled after the DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future which costs $94,000.
He also hosted top parties as well in his 40 birthday in 2013 it lasted for days. Every year he throws a Christmas bash party with many famous faces with artificial snow just to feel like Christmas.
His college work leads him to work at Hanna Barbera and written content of The Life of Larry, he was one of the talented people hired by the company based on his writing skills. Later he worked on four television series including Dexter's Laboratory, I Am Weasel, Johnny Bravo and many more.
From his work, he met artists like Adam West and Jack Sheldon for Johnny Bravo. While working in the Hanna Barbera he also worked as a freelancer for Walt Disney Television Animation. For Walt Disney, he wrote Jungle Cubs, Nelvana and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
MacFarlane pitched Modern Family to Fox while he was working at Hanna-Barbera and the company broadcast company announced the purchase of Family Guys and broadcast on January 1999. From his series Family Guys, he won four Primetime Emmy Awards and has been nominated for twenty-three times. Which lead to creating an adult animated series American Dad! which never had to suffer an official cancellation.
Furthermore, later he worked as creator, writer, producer, and actor for various television series including The Orville and The Cleveland Show.
He worked as an actor in various films and he debuted as a director from the 2012 movie Ted. In which he gave voice to Teddy Bear Ted. Actor like Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis had a major role. His second movie A Million Ways to Die in the West in 2014 in which he had the main role and share screen with Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson and many more.
He released his first studio album Music Is Better Than Words and was released on 27th September 2011. His album includes Holiday For Swing, No One Ever Tells You and In Full Swing which was nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album and Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals.
He also was nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song from his movie Ted for co-writing the title song Everybody Needs a Best Friend with film composer Walter Murphy.
Seth MacFarlane is an American actor, animator, filmmaker, comedian, and singer.
American filmmaker stands 5 feet 10 inches or 178 in cm.
Seth MacFarlane has an estimated net worth of around $250 million.