Adam Pally Biography: Age, Wife, Parents, Net Worth, Nationality, Children, Height, Wikipedia, Movie

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Adam Pally is an American comedian and actor who has made audiences laugh with his hilarious performances in various TV shows and movies.

He is best known for starring as Max Blum in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings and as Dr. Peter Prentice in The Mindy Project.

He also starred in the FOX comedy Making History and was the executive producer of The President Show. He has been praised for his improvisational skills, comedic timing, and ability to play quirky and lovable characters.


  • Full name: Adam Saul Pally
  • Date of birth: March 18, 1982
  • Age: 42 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Comedian and actor
  • Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
  • Parents: Dr. Steven Pally and Caryn Pally
  • Siblings: Erica and Risa
  • Spouse: Daniella Anne Liben
  • Children: Cole, Georgia Grace, and Darke
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $6 million

Early Life & Education

Adam Pally, born on March 18, 1982, in New York City, New York, USA, will be clocking 42 in 2024.

He is the son of Dr. Steven Pally, an internist who owns his own medical office, and Caryn Pally, who managed the practice in Florham Park, New Jersey. He was raised Jewish and has two sisters, Erica and Risa.

He grew up in Livingston, New Jersey, and attended New Jersey’s Livingston High School, where he met his future wife, Daniella Liben. From a young age, he was interested in comedy and acting and participated in school plays and musicals.

He graduated from high school in 2000 and moved to New York City to pursue his dream of becoming a performer. He enrolled at The New School University, studying film and TV production. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2004.

Personal Life

Adam Pally married his high school sweetheart, Daniella Anne Liben, in July 2008 in New York City.

They have three children: Cole, born in 2012; Georgia Grace, born in 2013; and Darke, born in 2017. They live in Los Angeles, California, where Pally is a comedian and actor.

Pally is a fan of the Chicago Bulls and the New York Mets. He is also a supporter of various charities, such as the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Cancer Society, and the Trevor Project.


Adam Pally started his career as a comedian and actor in 2002 when he joined the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB), a renowned improv and sketch comedy group.

He performed regularly at the UCB Theatre in New York and Los Angeles and other comedy venues and festivals.

He also appeared in web series like The Ed Hardy Boyz, Happy Endings: Happy Rides, and Game Over, Man! He made his TV debut in 2007 when he guest-starred in an episode of the NBC comedy 30 Rock. He also had minor roles in shows like Californication, The Colbert Report, and The Office.

Pally’s breakthrough role came in 2011 when he was cast as Max Blum, a gay and sarcastic underachiever, in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings. The show, which followed the lives of six friends in Chicago, was a critical and cult hit, and Pally received rave reviews for his performance.

He was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2012 and 2013.

He also won the Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award at the 2014 American Comedy Awards. He stayed with the show until its cancellation in 2013 after three seasons.

After Happy Endings, Pally joined the cast of another comedy series, The Mindy Project, as Dr. Peter Prentice, a frat boy-like obstetrician. He was a regular on the show from 2013 to 2015 and a recurring guest star from 2015 to 2017.

He also starred in the FOX comedy Making History as Dan, a college professor who travels back in time with his girlfriend in 2017.

The show was canceled after one season. In the same year, he became the executive producer and head writer of The President Show, a Comedy Central series that parodied the presidency of Donald Trump. He also appeared on the show as various characters, such as Mike Pence, Ted Cruz, and Don Jr.

Pally has also appeared in movies such as Iron Man 3, The To Do List, Night Owls, Dirty Grandpa, Band-Aid, Most Likely to Murder, Sonic the Hedgehog, and The Main Event.

He has also voiced characters in animated films and shows, such as The Lego Batman Movie, The Angry Birds Movie 2, Crossing Swords, and Solar Opposites.

He is set to star alongside Nicolas Cage and Pedro Pascal in the upcoming comedy film The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.


Adam Pally has faced controversy in his career, mostly for his outspoken and irreverent humor.

In 2014, he hosted the Shorty Awards, an event that honors the best in social media, and made several jokes deemed offensive and inappropriate by some viewers and attendees.

He mocked the awards, the nominees, the sponsors, and the audience, and even said that he wanted to kill himself. He later apologized for his remarks, saying he was trying to be funny and not mean.

In 2017, he was interviewed by Conan O’Brien on his late-night talk show and made a joke about assassinating President Trump.

He said that if he had a time machine, he would go back in time and kill Trump and then kill himself so that he would not alter the course of History. He also said that he would not mind going to jail for it.

He received backlash from some viewers and Trump supporters, who accused him of inciting violence and being unpatriotic. He did not apologize for his joke, saying it was a hypothetical scenario and not a serious threat.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @adam.pally
  • Twitter handle: @adampally


  • 30 Rock
  • Californication
  • The Colbert Report
  • The Office
  • Taking Woodstock
  • Solitary Man
  • Assassination of a High School President
  • Happy Endings
  • Iron Man 3
  • The To-Do List
  • The Mindy Project
  • A.C.O.D.
  • Search Party
  • Bad Night
  • Slow Learners

Net Worth

Adam Pally has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

He has earned his wealth from his successful career as a comedian and actor and his production and writing credits.

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