Howie Mandel Biography

Howie Mandel

Quick Facts About Howie Mandel

Celebrated Name Howie Mandel
Age 66 Years
Nick Name Howie Mandel
Birth Name Howard Michael Mande
Birth Date 1955-11-29
Gender Male
Profession Comedian
Birth Nation Canada
Nationality Canadian
Place Of Birth Willowdale, Toronto
Father Al Mendel
Mother Evy Mendel
Siblings Will Update Soon
Horoscope Sagittarius
Ethnicity Ashkenazi Jewish
College / University Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute
Sexual Orientation Newtonbrook Secondary School and Georges Vanier Secondary School
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 77 Kg
Hair Color Bald
Eye Color Dark Brown
Marital Status Married
Spouse Terry Mandel
Children 3: Alex Mandel, Jackie Mandel, Riley Mandel
Net Worth $40 Million
Salary Will Update Soon
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Howard Michael Mandel, popularly known as Howie Mandel is a Canadian comedian, television personality, screenwriter, actor, producer, director, entrepreneur, game show host, and author. Mandel started his career as a comedian and is best known for his role as Dr. Wayne Fiscus on St. Elsewhere. He later garnered more recognition after he started hosting the game show, Deal or No Deal. Since 2010, he has been on the judges panel of the talent show competition, America's Got Talent. He is an actor and starred in numerous movies and television series. He is also the creator, writer, director and producer of several television shows. 

What is Howie Mandel Famous For?

  • One of the most popular Canadian comedian. 
  • Judge on AGT since 2010. 
  • His role as Dr. Wayne Fiscus on St. Elsewhere. 
  • Host of the game show Deal or No Deal. 

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Where is Howie Mandel From?

Howie Mandel was born on 29 November 1955. His birth name is Howard Michael Mandel. His birth place is in Willowdale, North York, Ontario in Canada. He holds Canadian nationality. He has Romanian and Polish ancestry. He has born to father Albert Mandel and his mother Evy Miller. His father was a lighting manufacturer and a real estate agent. His religion is Jewish. He belongs to white ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He has a brother named Steven Mandel. He grew up in his birth place in the Willowdale area.

Regarding his educational background, he was expelled from his high school, William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute. He was expelled for impersonating a school official and hiring a construction company to build an addition to his school. 

Howie Mandel Career

  • After high school, Howie Mandel worked as a carpet salesman to make his living. 
  • He was also doing stand-up gigs at Yuk Yuk's in Toronto. 
  • He landed a featuring act by 1978. 
  • He was hired as a regular performer after he performed at The Comedy Store during a trip to Los Angeles. 
  • There, Make Me Laugh producer saw him and hired him for several appearances. 
  • He appeared in several show in the late 1970s. 
  • He was then signed for a TV special by CBC-TV's head of variety of programming in October 1979. 
  • He landed the lead role in his debut film, Gas in 1980. Mandel played Matt Lloyd in the film.
  • He later starred in several films.

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  • He made his television series debut with one of the main roles as Dr. Wayne Fiscus in the medical drama series, St. Elsewhere in 1892. 
  • He has also starred in numerou documentaries. 
  • The series garnered him recognition in the United States and appeared in the series for six years from 1982 to 1988. 
  • He has guest starred in several other television series. 
  • He has voice roles in several series and television movies including Muppet Babies and Robot Chicken. 
  • He is either the writer, director, or producer of several television shows as well. 
  • He is the creator, voice actor, and producer of the FOX children's cartoon, Bobby's World. 
  • Bobby's World ran for eight seasons on Fox and was later syndicated.
  • He is known for his hidden camera segments on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He executive-produced the TBS hidden-camera show Deal with It since 2013. 
  • He is the host of the American CNBC game show Deal or No Deal and its counterparts since 2005.
  • Since 2010, Mandel has been a judge on NBC's talent show competition, America's Got Talent. He replaced David Hasselhoff on the show and has been judge on the show every season .
  • Mandel is currently performing a variety/comedy act at the MGM Grand Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • He is the author of his autobiography Here's the Deal: Don't Touch Me. The book discusses Mandel's OCD, ADHD, and comedy.

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Who is Howie Mandel Wife?

Howie Mandel is a married man. He is married to Terry (Soil) Mandel. The couple got married in 1980. They first met when they were only 12 years old. They went on their first date while they were a high school students. The couple shares children together. They are daughters Jackie and Riley and son Alex. He has grandchildren through his daughter Jackie. 

He lives with his family in Los Angeles, California.

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How Tall is Howie Mandel?

Howie Mandel stands at a height of 1.77 m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches all. The Canadian comedian has a body weight of around 152 lbs i.e. 69 kg. He has a slim body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. However, Mandel regularly clean-shaves his head due to his OCD. His sexual orientation is straight. 

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What is Howie Mandel Net Worth?

Howie Mandel is a complete entertainer. He started his career in the entertainment industry as a comedian. He is known for his comedic works. Besides comedy, he has starred in numerous movies and television shows. Not only acting, he also has expertise in writing, directing, and producing. He is the creator of several television shows as well. He also has sponsorship deals with several business houses. He became a spokesperson for Internet retailer buy.com in 2007. As one of the judges of America's Got Talent judge, he receives $70k per episode in salary.

Summing up, Mandel has made a good fortune from his career in the entertainment industry. He is one of the successful entertainer from the industry. At present, his net worth is estimated at $60 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He is a distant cousin of the Israeli violinist Itzhak Perlman.
  • Mandel's signature stunt as a stand-up comedian (besides his Bobby alter ego) was stretching a latex glove over his head, inflating it with his nostrils, and filling it until it suddenly propelled itself off his head.
  • In April 2004, he was selected as number 82 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time.
  • Mandel is a notable alumnus of Beth David B'nai Israel Beth Am's Hebrew School located in Toronto, as well as three other Toronto high schools.
  • Mandel is one of three game show hosts to host the same game show in two different countries.
  • Mandel received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008.
  • He received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto in 2009.
  • He has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and works to raise awareness.
  • He had mild heartattacks in January 2009.
  • He has a mysophobia form of OCD and does not shake hands with anyone.
  • He has voice roles in several video games.