This article will answer every question you have about Adam Savage. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Savage do for a living?
- Who are Savage’s parents and siblings?
- What are Savage’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Savage married or does he have a girlfriend?
- Does Savage have any children?
- Where is Savage now?
- How tall is Savage?
- How much money does Savage earn?
- What is Savage’s net worth?
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Who is Adam Savage?
Adam Savage is an American designer, fabricator, actor, educator, and television personality widely known as the former co-host (with Jamie Hyneman) of the Discovery Channel television series MythBusters and Unchained Reaction.
Savage serves as the host of Savage Builds which premiered on the Science Channel on June 14, 2019. He serves as a regular presenter at magician James Randi’s annual skeptics conference, The Amaz!ng Meeting since his first appearance in January 2006. With his MythBusters co-star Jamie Hyneman, they both serve as judges on the game show Unchained Reaction which premiered in March 2012. He is also an occasional guest host for lecture events at the San Francisco-based non-profit City Arts & Lectures. On March 10, 2014, Savage delivered a keynote address at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival.
He serves as a co-host on the weekly podcast Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project. The podcast which is in the format of a conversation between Savage, Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Simone Giertz launched on June 5, 2012. They discuss topics from science and movies to making and work ethic. He is an editor and contributor at Tested.com.
He was named Humanist of the Year by the American Humanist Association at their annual Conference in June 2017. In a collaboration with Weta Workshop, Savage created and acted in the short film A Farewell To Arms in July 2018. Savage was appointed the Creative Director of SiliCon (formally Silicon Valley Comic Con), succeeding Steve Wozniak on February 20, 2020.
Adam Savage MythBusters
Savage served as a co-host on the Australian-American science entertainment television series MythBusters. The role of the co-hosts is to disprove or confirm myths through testing and experiments done at different scales. The series aired 282 total episodes before its cancellation at the end of its 2016 season in March. It was being filmed in San Francisco and edited in Artarmon, New South Wales, Australia.
The series was revived by Science Channel on November 15, 2017. It also had new co-hosts Jon Lung and Brian Louden, who were selected via the competition spin-off MythBusters: The Search. As of 2020, the show is filmed in Santa Clarita and on location in other parts of southern California.
How Old is Adam Savage?
Savage is 53 years old as of 2020 having been born on July 15, 1967, in New York City, New York, U.S. He shares his birthday with other famous people such as Diane Kruger, Travis Fimmel, Gabriel Iglesias, Damian Lillard, Forest Whitaker, Brigitte Nielsen, Taylor Kinney, Linda Ronstadt, among others.
Adam Savage Family
Who are Adam Savage’s parents?
Savage was born to Whitney Lee Savage (1928–1998) who was a painter, filmmaker, and animator, and Karen a psychotherapist. His father was known for his work on Sesame Street, and he has a permanent exhibit in the Avampato Discovery Museum in Charleston, West Virginia. Lee is also known for directing the 1968 underground short film Mickey Mouse in Vietnam.
His maternal grandfather was named Cushman Haagensen, and he was a surgeon who pioneered breast cancer surgery.
Does Adam Savage have siblings?
Savage was born the fifth child in a family of six children. His elders were half-siblings from his parent’s previous marriages. He has two older half-brothers, two older half-sisters, and also a younger sister. Adam’s sister, Kate Savage is also an artist.
At an early age, Savage began acting and has had five years of acting school though he later abandoned acting at the age of 19.
Adam Savage Education
Savage attended Sleepy Hollow High School graduating in 1985. He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Twente (Enschede, Netherlands) on November 25, 2011, for popularizing science and technology.
Adam Savage Wife
Savage married the love of his life, Julia Ward, on September 11, 2004, and he lives in San Francisco with his family. Due to congenital otosclerosis, Savage wears hearing aids in both ears.
Adam Savage Kids
Savage twin sons from a previous relationship.
Adam Savage Height
Adding to his well-built body, Savage stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches.
Adam Savage Films and TV Shows
Adam’s work can be seen in films and television shows such as
- Space Cowboys (2000)
- Galaxy Quest (1999)
- Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
- Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)
- The Matrix Reloaded (2003),
- The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
- Bicentennial Man (1999)
Adam Savage Net Worth
Through his wide career as an animator, graphic designer, carpenter, projectionist, film developer, television presenter, set designer, toy designer, and gallery owner, Savage has earned greatly. However, his net worth is not yet disclosed. In case there is any news regarding Adam’s net worth, we shall update it here as soon as possible.