Will Arnett Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Movies, Age, Height, Children, TV Shows, Netflix, Girlfriend

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William Emerson Arnett (born May 4, 1970), known professionally as Will Arnett, is a highly talented Canadian actor, voice actor, and comedian who has significantly impacted the entertainment industry. 

He has gained immense recognition for his impeccable performances in various notable roles, particularly as George Oscar “Gob” Bluth II in the critically acclaimed Fox/Netflix series Arrested Development

Additionally, Will Arnett‘s portrayal of the titular character in the widely popular Netflix series BoJack Horseman has further solidified his reputation as a versatile and skilled performer. With his exceptional acting abilities and comedic timing, Will Arnett continues to captivate audiences worldwide.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: William Emerson Arnett
Stage Name: Will Arnett
Born: 4 May 1970 (age 53 years old)
Place of Birth: Toronto, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Education: Concordia University
Height: 1.89 m
Parents: Emerson James Arnett, Edith Alexandra Palk
Siblings: Tannis Arnett, Shanly Arnett, Charles Arnett
Spouse: Amy Poehler (m. 2003–2016), Penelope Ann Miller (m. 1994–1995)
Girlfriend • Partner: Alessandra Brawn (curr.), Alessandra Ambrosio (2015), Arielle Vandenberg (2014-2015), Erin David (2013-2014), Katie Lee (2013), Missy Yager (1995-1999), Erin Kovel
Children: Alexander Denison Arnett, Archie William Emerson Arnett, Abel James Arnett
Occupation: Actor • Comedian
Net Worth: $40 million

Early Life & Education

Will Arnett, a talented Canadian actor, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on May 4, 1970. He is the son of corporate lawyer Edith Alexandra Palk and brewer Emerson James Arnett. His parents are from Winnipeg, Manitoba, and he has many generations of family roots in Manitoba on both sides of his family. 

Will Arnett is the eldest of three children; he has two older sisters, Tannis Arnett and Shanly Arnett, and a younger brother, Charles Arnett.

He attended Concordia University in Montreal for one semester before leaving. Will Arnett finally moved to New York and studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute


Early in the 1990s, Will Arnett made cameos on popular television programs, including Law & Order and Chicago Hope, which marked the start of his acting career. 

The musical was a commercial and critical triumph, and Arnett‘s performance received praise from critics. He was nominated for two Primetime Emmys for his work on the program.

Will Arnett‘s career flourished even after Arrested Development was canceled in 2006. He maintained a busy schedule in television and film, with notable appearances in the 30 Rock and Up All Night shows. He also showcased his talent on the big screen, starring in movies such as Blades of GlorySemi-Pro, and G-Force.

However, one of his most remarkable achievements came in 2014, when he took the lead role in the highly acclaimed Netflix animated series BoJack Horseman. Critics raved about Arnett‘s Performance, winning three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his outstanding work on the show.

Will Arnett‘s career as a voice actor has been quite successful. He has lent his voice to various characters in popular films such as RatatouilleDespicable Me, and The Lego Movie. Furthermore, he is widely recognized as the voice behind Batman in the Lego Batman Movie franchise.

Awards & Nominations

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Outstanding Animated Program (2020, BoJack Horseman)
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards

Critics’ Choice Television Awards

  • Best Actor in a Comedy Series (2015, BoJack Horseman)
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (2005, Arrested Development)

Online Film & Television Association Awards

  • Best Voice-Over Performance in a Film (2018, The Lego Batman Movie)

Gold Derby Awards

  • Comedy Supporting Actor of the Decade (2010)
  • Comedy Guest Actor of the Decade (2010)

Social Media

  • Twitter: @arnettwill
  • Instagram: @arnettwill
  • Facebook: Will Arnett
  • LinkedIn: Will Arnett

Personal Life

Will Arnett, 53, has been married twice and has three children. Initially, he married actress Penelope Ann Miller from 1994 to 1995. Later, he tied the knot with actress and comedian Amy Poehler in 2003, but they divorced in 2016.

They had two sons named Archie William Emerson Arnett and Abel James Arnett during their marriage. Furthermore, Will Arnett has a third son, Alexander Denison Arnett, with his current girlfriend, Alessandra Brawn.

Will Arnett‘s romantic history has seen him in relationships with notable individuals, including Alessandra Ambrosio in 2015, Arielle Vandenberg from 2014 to 2015, Erin David from 2013 to 2014, Katie Lee in 2013, Missy Yager spanning from 1995 to 1999, and Erin Kovel.


  • 2006 Let’s Go to Prison 
  • 2007 Blades of Glory 
  • 2008 Semi-Pro 
  • 2009 G-Force
  • 2010 Jonah Hex 
  • 2014 The Lego Movie 
  • 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 
  • 2017 The Lego Batman Movie 
  • 2020 Dolittle 
  • 2021 Next Goal Wins 
  • 2022 Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers 
  • 2023 Twisted Metal 
  • Television
  • 2003-2006, 2013, 2018-2019 Arrested Development 
  • 2010-2011 Running Wilde 
  • 2007-2013 30 Rock 
  • 2014-2020 BoJack Horseman 
  • 2022 Murderville 
  • SmartLess (2020-present)

Net Worth

Will Arnett‘s net worth is approximately $40 million. This substantial amount of wealth has been accumulated through his successful career in both films and television shows. 

Additionally, Arnett‘s exceptional voice-acting skills have contributed to his financial success, mainly through his work in animated films.

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