Fred Savage is best known as an actor, and especially for his role as the kid named “Kevin Arnold” in the TV series “The Wonder Years.” He has an estimated net worth of $20 Million.
Biography & Wiki
The full name of Fred Savage is Frederick Aaron Savage and apart from being an actor, he is also known for being a director and producer as well. He was born on the ninth of July, 1976, in the city of Highland Park in Illinois State, USA. Born to parents Lewis and Joanne Savage, his father was an industrial real estate broker. His Siblings Ben and Karla both became actors, with Karla donning the hat of musician as well. Before moving to the state of California, Fred Savage is said to have grown up in Glencoe in Illinois. He went to school at Brentwood School in Los Angeles, which happened to be a private school. He graduated in 1999 from Stanford with a degree in English.
Fred Savage is known to have married his childhood sweetheart Jennifer Lynn Stone in August of 2004. They have a son Philip, who was born in the year 2006 along with a daughter named Lily, born in the year 2008.
Fred Savage started off his career in movies with by acting in the movie “The Boy Who Could Fly” which was a comedy-drama, a mixed genre. This movie was made in 1986 and directed by Nick Castle. Fred played the role of an autistic person in this movie. Even though the movie got good reviews, it did not do well on a commercial level. His V carreer kicked off with his appearance on the famous show named “The Twilight Zone” which ran for three seasons from 1985 to 1989 on the CBS network.
The year 1987 saw Fred playing lead in a short movie named ‘Dinosaurs! – A Fun-Filled Trip Back in Time!’, followed by him acting in the movie adaptation of the book by the same name of “The Princess Bride.” The movie was a commercial hit accompanies by rave reviews. It wasn’t until 1988 that fame would find Fred in a big way when he starred as the lead Character Kevin in the series “The Wonder Years.” This was a TV comedy series which turned out to be very successful and got various awards after being aired. The show went on until 1993, running for a sum of six seasons. Following this he also acted in various movies with varying levels of success- such as ‘The Rules of Attraction’ (2002), and ‘A Guy Walks into a Bar’ (1999).
He kicked his directorial career with the movie sequel “Daddy Day Camp” which did not do very well, got a lukewarm commercial response and even numerous bad reviews.
He found more success directing TV series such as ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ (2007-2008), and ‘2 Broke Girls’ (2011- present) which were received well both commercially and critically.
His latest TV offering was that on the TV series named “The Grinder” which lasted till May of 2016. The show was first aired on September 2015.
Awards & Achievements
He received the ‘Young Artist Award’ for Best Young Actor in “The Princess Bride” in 1987
He got the ‘Saturn Award for Best Young Performer” for his role in the movie “Vice Versa”
He also got the ‘Young Artist Award for Best Actor” for his famous role on the hsow “The Wonder Years
Net Worth of Fred Savage
The estimated net worth of Fred is around $20 Million as of 2017. This is from his acting, directing and producing all put together.
Fred Savage is a very interesting personality who is also very wealthy. He serves as a good role model for anyone looking to join the entertainment industry across the world.