Andy Samberg

Actor + Stand-up Comedian + Writer
Born Aug 18, 1978

Andrew J. "Andy" Samberg is an American actor, comedian, writer, and member of the comedy group The Lonely Island. He is known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2005–2012, where he and The Lonely Island have been credited with popularizing the Emmy-winning SNL Digital Shorts, the comical short films and music videos starring Samberg and other members of the SNL cast.… Read More

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1978 Birth Born on August 18, 1978.


1996 17 Years Old Samberg graduated from Berkeley High School in 1996, where he became interested in creative writing and has stated: "classes were the ones that I put all my effort into... that's what I cared about and that's what I ended up doing."


2000 21 Years Old He attended college at University of California, Santa Cruz, for two years before transferring to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he graduated in 2000. … Read More
The trio began writing for Saturday Night Live in 2005 and released their debut album, Incredibad in 2009. … Read More


2009 30 Years Old His comedy troupe's collaboration with T-Pain, the "I'm on a Boat" music video had over 56 million views on YouTube, after debuting on February 7, 2009 and was nominated for a Grammy Award. … Read More
2012 33 Years Old On June 1, 2012, Samberg's spokesperson announced that he had left the show.
2013 34 Years Old Samberg has described himself as a "superfan" of musician Joanna Newsom, whom he first met at one of her concerts. After five years of dating, Samberg proposed to her in February 2013, and they married on September 21, 2013 in Big Sur, California, with Saturday Night Live co-star Seth Meyers serving as the wedding's groomsman.
…  He currently stars in the workplace sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2014. … Read More
2015 36 Years Old Samberg hosted the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2015, during which in his opening monologue, he referred to U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump as possibly being racist, telling the studio and television audience "Well, I've gotta say, sure, Donald Trump seems racist. … Read More
2016 37 Years Old On May 16, 2016 Samberg and the Lonely Island performed their 2009 hit, "I'm on a Boat" with classroom instruments on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
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