• Andy Milonakis (born January 30th, 1976) is an actor and comedian with Greek ancestry.
• His unique look and voice is caused by a rare growth hormone deficiency.
• He rose to fame after uploading a video to YouTube and being invited to appear on the show "Jimmy Kimmel Live".
• He has had a successful career as an actor, comedian, and rapper, with a net worth of over $2 million.
• He is active on social media and is currently unmarried and living in Los Angeles.
- 1 Who is Andy Milonakis?
- 2 Why does he look so young?
- 3 Early Life and Education
- 4 Career Beinnings
- 5 Rise to Fame
- 6 “The Andy Milonakis Show”
- 7 Acting Career
- 8 Musical Career
- 9 Other Projects
- 10 Andy Milonakis Net Worth and Assets
- 11 Personal Life, Height, Weight
- 12 Social Media Presence
Who is Andy Milonakis?
Andrew Michael Milonakis was born on the 30th January 1976, in Katonah, New York State USA, of Greek ancestry, and is an actor and comedian, probably best recognized for starring in his own comedy sketch television show, entitled “The Andy Milonakis Show” (2005-2007), which was aired on the MTV2 Network, and for providing his voice to Danny Douglas in the Disney XD comic sci-fi animated series “Future-Worm!” (2016-2018). He is also known for being a rapper.
Would you like to know more about Andy’s career and life? Have you ever wondered why does he look so young despite being a grown-up man? How rich is he, as of now? If you interested, stay tuned.
Why does he look so young?
Although he was born in 1976 and celebrating his 43rd birthday in January of 2019, Andy Milonakis still looks like a teenage boy. If you ever wondered what lies behind his appearance and voice of an adolescent boy, the main reason for that is a rare growth hormone deficiency, which makes him look 30 years younger.
Early Life and Education
Concerning his early life, Andy Milonakis spent his childhood in Westchester County, New York State, where he was an only child raised by his parents. Other information about his early life has not been revealed yet to the public, except that he went to John Jay High School in Cross River. While in high school, Andy had a lot of problems due to his disease, so he began using humor as a defense mechanism to escape maltreatment from his coevals.
Prior to becoming one of the most popular comedians, Andy spent some time working in the position of a tech support guy at a New York City-based accounting company during the late 1990s. As time passed, he realized that he was more interested in comedy, as he started making various comic videos and sharing them through websites. In order to develop his skills, Andy took some comedy classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City, which would help him later to pursue his dream job.
Rise to Fame
Andy’s career began on the day of Super Bowl XXXVII, the 26th January 2003, when he decided not to go to his friend’s Super Bowl party, and instead recorded a video of himself rapping. He uploaded the video – entitled “The Super Bowl Is Gay” – to his official self-titled YouTube channel, and later to AngryNakedPat.com. It did not take long until it went viral, after which he was noticed by the writer of ABC’s late night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, who offered him an appearance in the program, which he obviously accepted, increasing enormously his popularity.
“The Andy Milonakis Show”
Following his appearance in the famous program, Andy co-created his own comedy sketch television show, entitled “The Andy Milonakis Show”, alongside Jimmy Kimmel. The first season premiered on the 26th June of 2005w on the MTV Network, while the second and third seasons were broadcast on the MTV2 Network.. Although it was cancelled two years later after 22 episodes, the show added a considerable amount to his net worth.
Concurrently with working on his own television show, Andy also began pursuing a career as an actor, making his debut appearance in the role of Nick in Rob McKittrick’s directorial debut comedy film “Waiting…” (2005), starring next to Anna Faris, Justin Long and Ryan Reynolds. Two years later, he was cast as Wilson Cumings in another comedy film – “Who’s Your Caddy?”. In 2008, Andy was quite busy as he featured as Dinko’s Geek in the horror-comedy film “Killer Pad”, based on the true story of a group of people who moved into a haunted house, which was followed by his portrayals of Drake Hanswald/Timmy O’Shaemus in the comedy “Wieners”, Joe Kidd in the comedy-drama “Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous”, starring with Jessica Simpson, and Justin in the satirical comedy “Extreme Movie”, all of which contributed a lot to his net worth. During the next year, Andy played Ned in the comedy “2 Dudes and a Dream”, after which he reprised the role of Nick in the sequel of “Waiting…”, entitled “Still Waiting”, and then appeared as Miles in the short film “The Tales Of RJ”.
With the beginning of the next decade, Andy continued to line up successes, as he starred in the role of Android Miller in the TV series “GGN: Snoop Dogg’s Double G News Network” between 2011 and 2012, and was then cast as Knees Down next to Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg in the stoner film “Mac & Devin Go To High School”, and played Rex Moonberry in the comedy “The Newest Pledge”, both in 2012, increasing further his wealth. In the following year, Andy was chosen to portray Roman Armond in the Comedy Central series “Kroll Show” by Nick Kroll, and then won the main role of Zack in the TV series “The Adventures Of Velvet Prozak” (2014), but it was cancelled after the pilot episode. During the same year, he also featured as Tiny in Christopher Livingston’s comedy film “Dumbbells”.
Andy’s next major role came in 2016, when he starred in the role of Spanky in the horror-comedy-thriller film “Helloweed”, after which he was selected to do the voice-over of Danny Douglas in the Disney XD comic sci-fi animated series “Future-Worm!”, which lasted until 2018. Side by side, Andy also appeared as Freddie Hustle in the musical comedy-drama “Bodied”; moreover, he has been providing his voice to various characters in the Cartoon Network animated series “Adventure Time” since 2010. So, his net worth is certainly still rising.
Apart from his career as an actor and comedian, Andy is also known in the media for being a rapper. He started his musical career via his YouTube channel, on which he posted his debut single, entitled “The Andy Milonakis Rap”, in 2008. Shorty afterwards, he co-formed the comedy hip-hop trio known as Three Loco, along with Riff Raff and Dirt Nasty. Their debut self-titled album was released in 2012, but unfortunately they disbanded two years later.
To speak further of his career as a rapper, Andy also released the EP “Busboys’ Paradise” (2005) together with Dean Shull and Max Kasch, the mixtape “Hot Soup” (2009), and his own EP entitled “Gazpacho” in 2010. He has also featured on such singles as Snoop Dogg’s “Pocket Like It’s Hot” (2012), Slippery’s “Pizza Boi” (2014) and Chief Keef’s “My House” (2015).
— Andy Milonakis (@andymilonakis) January 5, 2019
In 2014, Andy spent some time hosting his own cooking show on the YouTube channel Munchies, which represents a part of the VICE Network. Besides that, he became a member of the Baited podcast in 2016, next to other YouTubers, including Anything4views, Keemstar and Colossal Is Crazy. Furthermore, Andy also became recognized as a Twitch streamer, who was pronounced as one of the fastest growing streamers in the IRL category.
Andy Milonakis Net Worth and Assets
His career started in the early 2003, and he has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since. So, if you ever wondered how rich Andy Milonakis is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $2 million, accumulated through his successful career not only as a comedian and actor, but also as a rapper. His assets include a Cadillac ATS as well as a Buick Cascada.
Personal Life, Height, Weight
Regarding his personal life, Andy Milonakis tends to keep it far away from the eyes of the public, so there is no information about his private life in the media. It is believed that he is unmarried and single at the present time. His current residence is in Los Angeles, California.
Speaking about his physical attributes, Andy stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m) and his weight is reputed to be around 194lbs (88kgs).
Social Media Presence
In addition to his career, Andy is known for being an active member across many of the most popular social media sites, which he uses not only to promote his upcoming projects, but also to share various other contents. He runs his official Instagram account, on which he has more than 380,000 followers, as well as his official Twitter account, having almost 550,000 fans, and also has his own Facebook page.