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Seth MacFarlane

Facts About Seth MacFarlane

Celebrated Name Seth MacFarlane
Age 48 Years
Nick Name Seth MacFarlane
Birth Name Seth Woodbury MacFarlane
Birth Date 1973-10-26
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Ethnicity American-White
Religion Atheist
Marital Status Unmarried
Place Of Birth Kent, Connecticut, U.S.
Best Known For Family Guy & American Dad!
High School Kent School
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Ronald Milton MacFarlane
Mother Ann Perry
Sisters Rachael
Education Rhode Island School of Design
Awards Primetime Emmy Award and More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $300 Million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight 83 Kg
Body Type Average
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 10 US
Links Wikipedia Instagram

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Seth MacFarlane is an American actor, filmmaker, and singer by profession who is famous for his work in animation and comedy. He is best known for being the creator of the television series "Family Guy" (1999–present) and "The Orville" (2017–present), and co-creator of the television series "American Dad!" (2005–present) and "The Cleveland Show" (2009–2013). In addition to this, he wrote, directed, and starred in the films "Ted" (2012), its sequel "Ted 2" (2015), and "A Million Ways to Die in the West" (2014). Likewise, he was an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for television series including "Johnny Bravo", "Cow and Chicken", "Dexter's Laboratory", and "Larry & Steve". Apart from this, he made guest appearances as an actor on television series such as Gilmore Girls, The War at Home, Star Trek: Enterprise, and FlashForward. As a singer, he released his first album "Music Is Better Than Words" on September 27, 2011, via Universal Republic Records. It peaked at #111 at Us Billboard 200. It consists of 14 songs in the standard edition, which makes it about 52 minutes long. He is a strong supporter of gay rights and has a strong commitment to humanist values and equal marriage rights for all.

Seth MacFarlane and 'The Orville: New Horizons' 

The Orville is finally ready to explore New Horizons. Seth MacFarlane's sci-fi series moves from Fox to Hulu for its third season, which kicks off June 2 with a dramatic, emotional premiere that sets the tone for the adventures to come. The creator/star confirms that Season 3 represents the culmination of the show's evolution from a good-natured Star Trek spoof into its own distinct take on the final frontier. "Over the course of the series, we were really finding what it was that we wanted to be," MacFarlane says. "We were really striving for this balance between drama and comedy... and in Season 3, we just said: 'Let's lean into the sci-fi stories. Let's tell the stories we want to tell and let the comedy kind of find us.' And it really worked! This is the season where I really feel like we found our tonal groove." MacFarlane offers up his own stirring defense of "woke" sci-fi. "The tragedy of Fox News to me is that there actually is a need for a responsible conservative news outlet that isn't bats*** crazy," he says. "[An outlet] that is not extremist, that does not push nationalistic politics. A lot of us on the entertainment side have kind of waved that flag." "Star Trek has always been progressive," MacFarlane continues. "I guess I was watching a different show when I was watching the re-runs of The Original Series on TV! They were always kind of breaking boundaries and asking audiences to question things that they were comfortable with in a conservative way. I'm not surprised that Fox News is a little out of touch." 

What is Seth MacFarlane Famous For?

  • Being an actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and singer.
  • For being credited as the creator of “Family Guy” and co-creator of “American Dad!” and “The Orville”.

What is Seth MacFarlane's Ethnicity?

Seth MacFarlane took birth in Kent, Connecticut, the USA on October 26, 1973. He was raised in Kent, Connecticut. His birth name is Seth Woodbury MacFarlane. His present age is 48 as of 2022. He is American by nationality and he belongs to the mixed ethnic background (English, Scottish, and Irish). His religion is Atheist and his horoscope is Scorpio. 

About his parents, he was born to his father, Ronald Milton MacFarlane, and his mother, Ann Perry (mother). His parents met in 1970 when they lived and worked in Boston, Massachusetts, and married later that year. They moved to Kent in 1972, where Ann began working in the admissions office at South Kent School. She later worked in the college guidance and admissions offices at the Kent School, a selective college preparatory school, where Ronald was a teacher. Also, he has a sister namely Rachael who is a voice actress. 

Regarding his education, he attended Kent School, and in 1991, he got his high school diploma. Further, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) where he studied animation, film, and video. He developed an interest in illustration and began drawing cartoon characters during his childhood. Eventually, he began publishing a weekly comic strip titled “Walter Crouton” at the age of 9. During his time at RISD, he performed stand-up comedy. He made a thesis film, The Life of Larry, which became the inspiration for Family Guy. 

American Actor and Filmmaker, Seth MacFarlane

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Seth MacFarlane Career Timeline

  • Seth was recruited during the senior film festival by development executive Ellen Cockrill and President Fred Seibert. Then, he went to work at Hanna-Barbera (then Hanna-Barbera Cartoons). There, he worked as an animator and writer for Cartoon Network's "Cartoon Cartoons" series. Additionally, he created a sequel to The Life of Larry entitled "Larry & Steve".
  • Moreover, he worked on three television series during his tenure at the studio: "Dexter's Laboratory", "Cow and Chicken", and "Johnny Bravo". He spent the most time on "Johnny Bravo". Next, he met actors and voiceover artists such as Adam West and Jack Sheldon of Schoolhouse Rock! fame. These meetings later became significant to the production and success of his "Family Guy" series.
  • Additionally, he did freelance work for Walt Disney Television Animation where he wrote for Jungle Cubs, Nelvana, and for Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
  • He first pitched "Family Guy" to Fox during his tenure at Hanna-Barbera.
  • Forming a relationship with FOX, the studio bought "Family Guy" in 1998 and slated its debut for the beginning of 1999.
  • At age 24, he was television's youngest executive producer.
  • A "Family Guy" video game was released in 2006.
  • He has a second long-running, successful adult animated series in "American Dad!".
  • Next, he developed a Family Guy spin-off called "The Cleveland Show".
  • In the year 2008, he released a series of webisodes known as "Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy".
  • He then began producing the sci-fi comedy-drama series "The Orville" in 2016. 


  • In addition, he was the executive producer of a live-action sitcom starring Rob Corddry called "The Winner".
  • In 2013 and 2014, he produced one season of a live-action sitcom called "Dads".
  • He executive-produced a two-season, 20-episode series called "Blunt Talk for Starz" in 2014.
  • Regarding her film career, he made his directorial live-action film debut with the release of "Ted" in 2012.
  • Seth co-wrote and starred in his second film, "A Million Ways to Die in the West".
  • As a singer, he signed a record deal with Universal Republic Records and released a big band/standards album in 2011.
  • His debut studio album, "Music Is Better Than Words", was released on September 27, 2011. 
  • He was featured on Calabria Foti's 2013 single "Let's Fall in Love" in 2013. 
  • His Christmas album "Holiday for Swing" was released on September 30, 2014, and released his third studio album "No One Ever Tells You" on September 30, 2015. He released his fourth studio album, "In Full Swing" on September 15, 2017. He released his fifth studio album, "Once in a While", on April 19, 2019. His sixth album "Great Songs from Stage & Screen" was released in 2020. His seventh album "Blue Skies" is set to release in 2022.
  • He was executive producer of a 2020 feature film adapting Clive Barker’s novel "Books of Blood".
  • He next signed a $200 million deal with NBCUniversal in 2020. 
  • In 2019, he appeared in the Showtime limited series "The Loudest Voice".

Awards and Achievements

Till now, Seth has won 40 awards and received 139 nominations. He has received an Academy Award, five Grammy Awards, and two BAFTA Award nominations. He has also received 24 Primetime Emmy Award nominations winning five awards for Family Guy.  

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for his work in "Family Guy" (1999) in 2016, 2017, 2019, 2000
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics Family Guy (1999) in 2002
  • MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2013 for Best On-Screen Duo for his work in "Ted" (2012) and more.

Is Seth MacFarlane married?

Seth Macfarlane is not married yet and he is still to get married. Thus, he has no wife at present. Also, he is assumed to be single as there is no news and rumors about his relationship with others. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Regarding his past relationship, he dated American Actress, Nicole Sullivan from 1998 to 2000. He then dated another American Actress Tamera Mowry-Housley in 2006 which she revealed in 2013 during an episode of The Real. Next, he dated Christa Campbell, Jessica Barth, Camille Guaty, Kat Foster, Eliza Dushku, Amanda Bynes, Kate Todd, Kaylee DeFer, Ashley Greene, Katie Sah, Audrina Patridge, Trisha Cummings, Alexandra Breckenridge, Cara Santa Maria from the year 2006 to 2013. From July 2012 to March 2013, English actor Emilia Clarke and Seth dated each other. In September 2017, he started dating fellow actor Halston Sage but their relationship could not go long, and later split. Also, he dated Anne Winters who is famous for her role in "13 Reasons Why".

Seth MacFarlane and his ex-girlfriend, Anne Winters

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Who is Seth MacFarlane Ex-Girlfriend, Anne Winters?

How Rich is Seth MacFarlane?

Seth MacFarlane is a multi-talented and successful actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and singer who has made a vast amount of money throughout his career. As of 2022, the net worth of Seth MacFarlane is estimated to have $300 Million. He has a nice collection of cars in his garage. One of his most notable purchases is a black convertible Masarati. In 2015, it was reported that he earned around $20 million a year but in 2022, his exact salary and career earnings are still to get revealed yet. His movie "Ted" has collected around $549.4 million at the box office. He also has a house on Malibu Beach worth over $15 million which has 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms with an area of 6,904 square feet. In 2009, he appeared in a TV commercial for Hulu.com. In 2012, Seth was seen in the AXE Hair commercial. He was also seen in the TV commercials for animated television series “American Dad!” and “Family Guy.” He is living a lavish lifestyle at present. He made at least $50,000 per episode of Family Guy. Moreover, he receives at least $2 million a year as a direct salary from the Fox network. 

What is Seth MacFarlane?

Seth MacFarlane is a handsome man with a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.81 m). His well-maintained bodyweight consists of 83 kg or 183 pounds. His hair color is dark brown and his eye color is also dark brown. His body type is average with very dark and grotesque gags. His other body size is still to get disclosed yet. His shoe size is 10 US.  

Did You Know?

  • Seth is the creator of the adult animated sitcom, Family Guy.
  • By the age of 2, he started creating cartoon characters.
  • He has his own production company called "Fuzzy Door."
  • His birth name is Seth Woodbury MacFarlane.
  • His religion is Atheist.