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Jon Lovitz Net Worth — The SNL Star Has a Lot to Show For

Heisenberg Published On Mon May 04 2020   Modified On Fri May 29 2020
Jon Lovitz Net Worth — The SNL Star Has a Lot to Show For

Grab all the details on the net worth of the actor, comedian, and singer Jon Lovitz.

Jon Lovitz is mainly known for his time in 'Saturday Night Live'. He was the cast member of the series from 1985 to 1990. His notable SNL characters include 'Tommy Flanagan, The Pathological Liar,' an annoying Man,' 'Master Thespian,' 'Tonto,' 'Mephistopheles,' 'Harvey Fierstein,' and 'Michael Dukakis.' He earned one Emmy Award nomination during his time with the series.

Another significant role of Jon Lovitz is the role of 'Jay Sherman' in 'The Critic.' His other parts were in movies and television series like 'The Wedding Singer,' 'Rat Race,' 'High School High,' 'Mr. Box Office,' 'Jackie and the 'Next-Neighbor Girls.' As a comedian and actor, Jon Lovitz has been active in the entertainment industry for years, and he's earned quite a good amount of money. Let's find out how much fortune he has accumulated over the course of his career.

Jon Lovitz's Net Worth

As of May 2020, Jon Lovitz possesses an estimated net worth of $15 million. This fortune comes from his hard work and involvement in the acting and comedic industry for years.

Jon Lovitz currently possesses an estimated net worth of $15 million.

Jon Lovitz currently possesses an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Source: Detroit Jewish News 

The main career achievement of Jon Lovitz was with his time in 'Saturday Night Live' from 1985 to 1990. In an interview for the book 'Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live,' Jon mentioned that his time on SNL was the most memorable in his career. Before he joined SNL, he was awarded a $500,000 film contract in the show.

Jon was nominated for an Emmy Award his first two years on 'Saturday Night Live.' The notable SNL characters he played during his time in the series include 'Tommy Flanagan, The Pathological Liar' and others mentioned earlier.

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Jon Lovitz had roles in other television series and movies as well. Some of the films he played include 'The Brave Little Toaster,' 'Rat Race,' 'Big,' 'A League of Their Own,' 'High School High,' 'The Wedding Singer,' 'Happiness,' and 'The Benchwarmers.' And the series he appeared in comprise of 'The Simpsons,' 'A League of Their Own,' 'Just Shoot Me!,' and 'The Larry Sanders Show.'

Jon Lovitz Early Life

Jon Lovitz was born on July 21, 1957, in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles. Not much is known about his parents, but we see a fact that his father was a doctor. There is no information regarding his siblings too, but we learned that he has a twin sister named Leslie Lovitz.

Jon Lovitz in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Jon Lovitz in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles.
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Jon went to the University of California at Irvine from where he got a theater degree in 1979. Afterward, he went to study acting with Tony Barr at the Film Actors Workshop. He became a member of 'The Groundlings' comedy troupe, where he befriended his fellow future SNL star Phil Hartman.

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