Wayne Knight (Wayne Eliot Knight) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor best known for his role as Newman in the TV sitcom Seinfeld. He is well known for being featured as Newman in Seinfeld of 1992–1998, Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park of 1993, Al McWhiggin in Toy Story 2 of 1999, and Tantor in Tarzan of 1999.
Wayne Knight Age
Knight is 64 years old as of 2019, he was born on August 7, 1955, in New York City, New York, the U.S. He celebrates his birthday on August 7th every year, he will be turning 65 years old as of August 7, 2020.
Wayne Knight Height and Weight
Knight is a man of average stature, he also appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos. He stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches. He also weighs 209lbs (95kgs).
Wayne Knight Education
Knight has enrolled in local schools and was a lineman on his high school’s football team. He attended the University of Georgia but later dropped not completing his degree until 2008 when he graduated with honors. He then left college to pursue his acting career. He has interned at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia, which produced repertory works. After his internship, he joined the company and gained standing as an Equity actor.
Wayne Knight Parents
Knight was born to a Catholic family. His parents work as textile factory supervisors William Edward Knight (father) and Grace (Monti) Knight (Mother). His father relocated the family to Cartersville, Georgia, where he worked in the textile industry.
Wayne Knight Siblings
After doing our research, details about Knight’s brother and sister are not known to the public and it is also not known if he has any siblings. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Wayne Knight Wife
Knight is a married man, he first married a make-up artist Paula Sutor. The pair got married on May 26, 1996. They had their wedding ceremony ‘Seinfeld’ cast member Michael Richard’s house. The pair later divorced in 2003. He then married again on October 15, 2006, to his second wife, Clare de Chenu.
Wayne Knight Children
Together with his second wife Clare de Chenu they have a son, there is no much information about their son, however, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Wayne Knight Salary
At the moment, we do not have the exact salary of Knight but we’ll keep tabs and update once it is available.
Wayne Knight Net Worth
Knight has enjoyed a long career in the entertainment industry. Through proceeds from his work as an actor, comedian, and voice actor he has been able to accumulate a modest fortune. He is estimated to have a net worth of about $8 million.
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- Height / How Tall?: 5 feet and 7 inches.
- Weight: 209lbs (95kgs).
- Eye Color: Dark brown
- Hair Color: Dark brown
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Wayne Knight Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): William Edward Knight
- Mother: Grace (Monti) Knight
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse or Husband/Spouse: Married to Clare de Chenu
- Children: Sons ( one)
Wayne Knight Networth and Salary
- Net Worth: $8 million
- Salary: Under Review
- Source of Income: His career (acting, comedy, and voice acting)
Wayne Knight House and Cars
- Place of living: Toluca Lake, CA
- Cars: To be Updated
Wayne Knight Career
Knight started off his career in acting career featured in a number of movies in the later 1980s and early 1990s. He featured in ‘Dirty Dancing’ of 1987, ‘Born on the Fourth of July’ of 1989, ‘JFK’ of 1991, and ‘Basic Instinct’ of 1992. He as well features seen in ‘Jurassic Park’ and was the first actor cast in the movie after director Steven Spielberg noticed him in the ‘Basic Instinct’.He as well features as a chief programmer for the park and also a secret spy. He has also featured in some other movies like ‘Dead Again’, ‘To Die For’ and ‘Space Jam’. In the 1990s, he was seen in major supporting roles on two TV series. His performance of mailman Newman in TV series ‘Seinfeld’ is considered to be his best performance to date.He ha also featured in the TV series ‘Against the Grain’ along with Ben Affleck. He has as well featured as a regular in two sketch comedy series ‘The Edge’ and ‘Assaulted Nuts’. He as well appeared seen on Broadway in plays like ‘Gemini’, ‘Masturbate’, ‘Art’, and ‘Sweet Charity’.He has also voiced for different animations including black cat Mister Blik on Nickelodeon cartoon ‘Catscratch’, Igor on ‘Toonsylvania’, the dragon Dojo Kanojo Cho in animated series ‘Xiaolin Showdown’, Evil Emperor Zurg on ‘Buzz Lightyear of Star Command’, Toy manager of Al’s Toy Barn in ‘Toy Story 2’, and many others. he also featured in the pilot episode of U.S. version of ‘Thank God You’re Here’.He had a second appearance on the same show in the last episode of the first season. He later won the blue door award for ‘Thank God You’re Here’. He featured in ‘Punisher: War Zone’ where he played the Punisher’s techno sidekick Microchip. He as well has guest-starred in ‘The Penguins of Madagascar’ as Max the Cat in episodes of ‘Lunchtime’ and ‘Cat’s Cradle’.He featured made an appearance in the show ‘Seinfeld’ where he played as Newman in the seventh season in 2009. He as well made a guest appearance in ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’. In 2010, he featured in Fox TV’s hit drama series ‘Bones’. He as well featured seen in the first season of the comedy series ‘Hot in Cleveland’, and on ‘The Whole Truth’.In 2011, he featured as an internet-fixated guy in the sitcom ‘The Exes’.Also, he was seen in the BBC/Starz series ‘Torchwood: Miracle Day’ as Brian Friedkin. He acted as Santa in ‘Elf: The Musical’ in 2012. In the same year, he was seen in the romantic comedy ‘She Wants Me’ which also starred Josh Gad, Kristen Ruhlin, and Hillary Duff. The film was produced by Charlie Sheen and directed by Rob Margolies. In 2014, he appeared in a Super Bowl commercial with his ‘Seinfeld’ co-actors Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander.
Wayne Knight Jurassic Park
He featured as Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park, a computer programmer at Jurassic Park and the secondary antagonist of the original Jurassic Park Film. Having financial problems and low salary, he accepted a bribe from Biosyn to smuggle dinosaur embryos off the island. His last name is an anagram of nerdy.
Wayne Knight Movies
- 2018 Blindspotting
- 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3
- 2016 Hail, Caesar!
- 2014 Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon
- 2012 She Wants Me
- 2012 Excuse Me for Living
- 2008 Kung Fu Panda
- 2008 Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King
- 2008 Punisher: War Zone
- 2007 Forfeit
- 2005 Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby
- 2004 Black Cloud
- 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen
- 2001 Rat Race
- 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command:
- 1999 My Favorite Martian
- 1999 Pros & Cons
- 1999 Tarzan
- 1999 Toy Story 2
- 1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to
- 1998 Soundman
- 1997 Hercules
- 1997 For Richer or Poorer
- 1996 Space Jam
- 1995 To Die For
- 1995 Chameleon
- 1993 Jurassic Park
- 1992 Basic Instinct
- 1991 V.I. Warshawski
- 1991 Dead Again
- 1991 JFK
- 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
- 1988 Everybody’s All-American
- 1987 Dirty Dancing
- 1979 The Wanderers
Wayne Knight Tv Shows
- 2009–2012 The Penguins of Madagascar
- 2009 Woke Up Dead
- 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
- 2009 Nip/Tuck
- 2009–2011 The Super Hero Squad Show
- 2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm
- 2007 Tak and the Power of Juju
- 2006 CSI: NY
- 2006 Brandy & Mr. Whiskers
- 2006 How I Met Your Mother
- 2005–2007 Catscratch
- 2005 Justice League Unlimited
- 2004 I’m with Her
- 2004 The Drew Carey Show
- 2004 Listen Up!
- 2003 The Twilight Zone
- 2003–2006 Xiaolin Showdown
- 2003 Gary the Rat
- 2003 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy
- 2002 Becker
- 2002 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story
- 2001 That ’70s Show
- 2001 Bleacher Bums
- 2000 Dilbert
- 2000–2001 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
- 1998 Hercules
- 1998 Toonsylvania
- 1997 Contempt of Court
- 1996–2001 3rd Rock from the Sun
Wayne Knight Awards and nominations
- 1999 Chainsaw Award
- 1999 Stinker Awards
- 1998 OFTA Television Award
- 1998 Q Awards
- 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards
- 1994 Saturn Award
Frequently Asked Questions About Wayne Knight
Who is Wayne Knight?
He is an accomplished American actor, comedian, and voice actor best known for his role as Newman in the TV sitcom Seinfeld.
How old is Wayne Knight?
He is an American national born on August 7, 1955, in New York City, New York, the U.S.
How tall is Wayne Knight?
He stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Is Wayne Knight married?
Yes, he is married to Clare de Chenu, the par got married on October 15, 2006.
How much is Wayne Knight worth?
He has an approximate net worth of $8 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.
How much does Wayne Knight make?
At the moment, we do not have the exact salary of his but we’ll keep tabs and update once it is available.
Where does Wayne live?
He is a resident of Toluca Lake, CA, USA, we shall upload pictures of her house as soon as we have them.
Is Wayne dead or alive?
He is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Wayne Now?
He is still an active participant in the creative entertainment industry, he is a featured as Patrick in Blindspottin that was premiered in 2018.
Wayne Knight Social Media Contacts
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