Eric Stonestreet Biography

Eric Stonestreet

Quick Facts About Eric Stonestreet

Celebrated Name Eric Stonestreet
Age 50 Years
Nick Name Fizbo
Birth Name Eric Allen Stonestreet
Birth Date 1971-09-09
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Kansas City, Kansas
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Famous For His role as Cameron Tucker in the ABC mockumentary sitcom, Modern Family
Father Vincent Anthony "Vince" Stonestreet
Mother Jamey Anne Ball
Siblings 1
Sisters Mauria
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Virgo
High School Piper High School
College / University Kansas State University
Education Bachelor's degree in 1996
Debut Television Show/Series Dharma & Greg
Debut Movie Almost Famous
Awards Two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Modern Family
Marital Status Engaged
Wife Lindsay Schweitzer
Married Date Engaged on 22 August 2021
Sexual Orientation Heterosexual
Children None
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 265 lbs (120 kg)
Body Type Average
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Source of Wealth Acting and comedy
Salary $500,000 per episode of Modern Family
Net Worth $23 million
Links Instagram

Eric Allen Stonestreet, popularly known as Eric Stonestreet is an American actor and comedian. Stonestreet is best known for his role as Cameron Tucker in the ABC mockumentary sitcom, Modern Family. He won two Emmy Awards for his work in Modern Family. He has starred in several other movies and tv shows. Some of his major films are Bad Teacher, Identity Thief, The Loft, and Confirmation among others. 

What is Eric Stonestreet Famous For?

  • His role as Cameron Tucker in the ABC mockumentary sitcom, Modern Family.

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Where is Eric Stonestreet From?

Eric Stonestreet was born on 9 September 1971. His birth name is Eric Allen Stonestreet. His birth place is in Kansas City, Kansas in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to his father, Vincent Anthony "Vince" Stonestreet, and his mother, Jamey Anne Ball. He belongs to white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. He has a sister named Mauria. His zodiac sign is Virgo.  

Regarding his educational background, he attended Piper High School. After graduating from high school, he attended Kansas State University. He graduated with a degree in sociology in 1996. 

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Eric Stonestreet Career

  • Eric Stonestreet performed in several plays while at KSU. One of his first plays includes Prelude to a Kiss. 
  • He later appeared in plays, All My Son and Twelfth Night. 
  • He then studied improv at  ImprovOlympic and The Second City Training Center in Chicago. 
  • He eventually moved to Los Angeles to begin his professional acting career. 
  • He made his television debut with a guest role in the sitcom, Dharma & Greg in 1999. 
  • He later starred in guest roles in several television series before landing one of the main roles in the mockumentary sitcom, Modern Family in 2009. 
  • He played Cameron Tucker in Modern Family that ran for 11 seasons from 2009 to 2020. 
  • For his role in Modern Family, he won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. 
  • He also won four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. 
  • He was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor-Series, Miniseries or Television Film three times. 
  • He hosted the reality television series, The Toy Box in 2017. 
  • Stonestreet made his film debut with the 2000 film, Almost Famous. 
  • He later starred in numerous films. Some of his major films are Bad Teacher (2011), Identity Thief (2013), The Loft (2013), and Confirmation (2016) among others.  

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Who is Eric Stonestreet Wife?

Eric Stonestreet is not married but engaged. He is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Lindsay Schweitzer. The couple started dating in June 2016. They announced their engagement on 22 August 2021. Lindsay is a pediatric nurse who met Stonestreet during the Big Slick charity event in Kansas City. More details about his wedding and marriage will be udpated soon. He does not have any children to date.

Who Is Lindsay Schweitzer?

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How Tall is Eric Stonestreet?

Eric Stonestreet stands at a height of around 1.85 m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a body weight of around 265 lbs i.e. 120 kg. He has an average body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is dark brown. 

His sexual orientation is heterosexual. He describes himself as "openly straight".

What Are Eric Stonestreet Salary and Net Worth?

Eric Stonestreet earns from her career in the entertainment industry. The majority of his income comes from his acting career. He was paid $500,000 in salary per episode of Modern Family. Besides acting, he has appeared in several commercials. He appeared in a series of advertisements for the Australian retail store Big W in 2013. He played the "Fan Coach" in the AT&T "Be A Fan" commercial series that ran during the college football season, in addition to appearing in a MasterCard/Stand Up 2 Cancer commercial as himself. He is also a part of the new ownership group of the Kansas City Royals. At present, his net worth is estimated at around $23 million.

Did You Know?

  • His mother is a teacher's aide.
  • His father owned a retail business.
  • He wanted to become a clown during his childhood and created his own character named Fizbo.
  • The name Fizbo was used for a clown character he periodically played on Modern Family.
  • He was a brother of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Kansas State University.
  • He auditioned on a dare for the role in Prelude to a Kiss, his first play.
  • He was a celebrity contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2020.
  • He was a guest judge in America's Got Talent in 2020.
  • He voiced Minimus in CGI animated children's series, Sofia the First.
  • He voiced Duke in The Secret Life of Pets film franchise.
  • He performed in "Weird Al" Yankovic's music video for "Tacky," a parody of Pharrell's "Happy" in 2014.
  • He appeared in the music video for Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber's song "Stuck with U" in 2020.
  • He is a supporter of the LGBT community and plays a gay character in Modern family.
  • He declined to be photographed with Rick Santorum, an opponent of same-sex marriage.
  • He is a sports lover and supports his hometown teams including the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • He has driven the pace cars at several NASCAR events.