|Birth Name||Joel Edward McHale|
|Profession||Actress, comedian, host, producer, and writer|
|Father Name||Jack McHale|
|Father Profession||Dean of Students|
|Mother Name||Laurie McHale|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||November 20,1971|
|Married Date||July 20,1996|
Joel Edward McHale is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer, and television host. He is best known for his role as Jeff Winger on the NBC sitcom Community and as the host of E!'s The Soup.
McHale is 49 years old as of now. He was born on November 20, 1971, in Rome, Italy, to parents Jack McHale, who served as Dean of Students at Loyola University's Rome Center, and Laurie McHale.
His mother, Laurie, is Canadian who grew up in Vancouver, while his father, Jack, is American and a native of Chicago, Illinois. The 49-year-old is of Irish and Norwegian descent and grew up in a Catholic household.
Talking about his height, McHale is 6 ft and 4 in (1.93 m) tall. He spent his early years in Mercer Island, Washington, and briefly lived in Haddonfield, New Jersey, before moving back to Washington.
Joel attended Mercer Island High School and received a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Washington in 1995. The 49-year-old earned an MFA from the Professional Actors Training Program at the University of Washington.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, McHale has a net worth of $14 million as of 2021. He landed small roles in Diagnosis: Murder, CSI: Miami, and Will & Grace early in his career. Joel played a TV reporter in the biopic Lords of Dogtown and guest-starred as a cast member on the NBC improv comedy show Thank God You're Here.
He also had a guest role on an episode of ABC's Pushing Daisies and appeared in a small role as Mr. Jacks, a bank manager, in Spider-Man 2. McHale gained significant recognition with his starring role as Jeff Winger in the sitcom Community from 2009 to 2015, for which he received a salary of $60,000 per episode.
Moreover, Joel started hosting the weekly television series, The Soup, on E! in 2004. The 49-year-old served as a host of the show until its cancellation in November 2015, earning a salary of $2 million per year. He also hosted a Soup-like show for Netflix called The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale, which premiered on February 18, 2018.
McHale has been married to his long-time wife, Sarah Williams, since July 20, 1996. The duo first met in 1995 and tied the knot just a year later in a private ceremony after dating for few months.
Together, they have two children: sons Edward Roy McHale, born in 2005, and Isaac McHale, born on March 12, 2008. Their first son, Edward, was born with two big holes in his heart and underwent open-heart surgery when he was just 2 months old.
Joel and his wife currently reside in Hollywood Hills with their two kids. The couple purchased a house in the Los Feliz neighborhood in Los Angeles, California for $1.88 million in 2007.
They sold the house for $2.55 million in September 2016 after initially asking $2.4 million in August. Joel and Sarah also purchased a modest house in Sammamish, Washington for $500,000 in 2009 and a gated mansion in Studio City, California, for $5.15 million in October 2014.