A well-known American movie producer, comedian, actor, director and screenwriter ‘Judd Apatow’ is best recognized for his phenomenal work in various comedy movies. He is also popular for developing the cult TV series ‘Freaks and Geeks’, ‘Undeclared’ and ‘Girls’. This multi-talented personality was born on 6th December, 1967 in New York City, New York, U.S. He started his career at Long Island East Side Comedy club. Initially, he hosted the program ‘Comedy Club’ working on school’s ’10 watt radio station’ named WKWZ. At the early age of seventeen, he started to perform as stand-up comedian. After getting first step toward his career he kept on moving passing all the hurdles. In 1989, he participated in ‘Johnnie Walker Comedy Search’. He appeared on the HBO’s show ‘15th Annual Young Comedians Special’. In the year 1993, he became the part of the show ‘The Larry Sanders Show’. For his exceptional work on the show, he received six Emmy nominations. He also worked as a co-writer for the movie ‘Heavyweights’.
Judd worked as a producer in the comedy movie ‘ Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’ in 2004. The movie became a big hit, as a result he co-produced the sequel of the movie ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’. It was in the year 2005 when he made his directorial debut with the hit movie ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’. He received huge recognition and appreciation for his outstanding work in the movie. In 2007, he reached to the new height of success with the release of the movie ‘Knocked Up’. He worked as a producer in the movies like ‘Drillbit Taylor’and ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’. His 2011 produced movie ‘Bridesmaids’ earned many awards. His next directorial feature will be ‘Trainwreck’. He gained both recognition and rewards from his career. As of 2014, he has earned an estimated net worth amount of $90 million.
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