Who is Allen Covert?
Covert is a celebrated American writer, producer, actor, and comedian, who is perhaps still known best for starring in 2006’s comedy film, “Grandma’s Boy.” He’s made numerous stage appearances alongside actor, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Adam Sandler.
Allen Age, Zodiac Sign, Early Life, Family, and Education Background
Allen was born under the Libra zodiac sign on 13 October 1964, in West Palm Beach, Florida USA, which makes him 56 years old as of October 2020, so American by nationality and belongs to the Jewish ethnicity.
He was born to a Southern Baptist mother, Elizabeth Ann (nee Duhy) and Stephen Covert, who was Jewish. Allen was brought up in Florida together with his brother, Fandon Covert.
Allen attended the Cardinal Newman High School, and after his matriculation joined New York University, where he met Adam Sandler, a classmate and who would later be his collaborator. He attained a degree in theater at the university.
Allen Covert Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
Of all the comedy albums and films Sandler released, Convert served as a writer, performer, and the producer.
Allen’s debut film was aired in 1989, when he featured as a bartender in the movie “Going Overboard.” He would later appear in the comedy film “Heavyweights,” which is about a fitness guru who took over a group of overweight kids. The year 1996 was a massive success for Allen, as he featured as the star in two films, “The Cable Guy” and “Happy Gilmore.” Two years later, he made an appearance, together with his long-term friend, Adam Sandler, in “The Wedding Singer,” a romantic comedy which came to be one of the biggest successes in the film industry, grossing $123M against its $18M budget.
Allen later appeared in the films” Never Been Kissed,” “Big Daddy,” and “Last Night”, which were released in 1999.
In 2002 Covert got another chance to star with Adam Sandler, in the movie “Mr. Deed” (he had to gain 60lbs to play as Marty in this film.) The duo also appeared a year later starring in “Anger Management” before he starred in “Grandma’s Boy” comedy film, which centered on a video gamer who was driven out of his home and forced to stay with his grandmother.
Allen’s recent works include “Hotel Transylvania” of 2015 and the “Sandy Wexler” in 2017.
Allen has also spent a substantial part of his career life as a producer, contributing to several movies such as “Father of the Year,” “The Ridiculous Six,” and “That’s My Boy.” He has also been in the film market as an associate producer on “Mr. Deeds” and “Big Daddy.” Covert has also been an executive producer on quite a few movies including “Jack and Jill”, “Blended,” “Grown Ups 2,” and “Anger Management”
In his career as a writer, Allen has proven a skilled soundtrack writer, and has been contracted to work for films such as “The Eight Crazy Nights,” “Big Daddy,” “Grown Ups,” and the “50 First Dates.” He has written stories of some of the most iconic movies ever produced, such as “The Grandma’s Boy” and “The Benchwarmers.”
Covert is one of the founders of Cherry Tree Books Publishing Company, which publishes kids’ eBooks, geared towards American History.
He is a multi-talented artist who inspires many young talents through his natural acting skills and his unique ability to play a wide array of characters perfectly.
Allen Covert Personal Life, Wife, and Children
Allen dated Kathryn Convert for several years before they married on 2006’s Valentine’s Day, in a colorful ceremony held at the Bellagio Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas. The marriage was faced with problems and they ended up divorcing on 18 July 2019; the two had been blessed with four daughters before Kathryn filed for a divorce in a Los Angeles law court.
Of the four daughters, three are minors according to the court records. Allen now resides in California.
Allen Covert Body Measurements and Features
Allen is of average height at 5ft 7ins (1.75m) tall. His hair is brown and he has blue eyes. The talented actor weighs 190lbs (86kgs).
Allen Covert Net Worth
Allen Covert has given numerous shirtless scenes in movies and TV shows, and this has brought significant net worth. He gets his income from acting, writing, producing, and through comedy.
His annual income is estimated to be approximately $1 million, and according to reputable sources, Allen Convert net worth is estimated to be more than $10 million as of 2020.
When it comes to social media presence, Allen is more active on Twitter compared to other platforms such as Instagram and Facebook. He is followed by nearly 50,000 fans on Twitter and a few Facebook followers – he isn’t active on Facebook.
Of all the celebrities with the first name Allen, Convert comes in at position 17 most popular celebrity. He is ranked at position 75,684 when it comes to most famous people.