Peter Sagal

Peter Sagal Biography and Wiki

Peter Daniel Sagal was born on January 31, 1965, He is an American humorist, writer, and host of the National Public Radio game show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me. He also worked the voice of Clown’s Joy in the 2015 Pixar animation Inside Out.

Peter Sagal Age and Birthday

Sagal was born on January 31, 1965, in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, United States. He is 55 years as of 2020 and his birth sign is Aquarius.

Peter Sagal Height

Sagal stands at 5 feet 6 inches (1.67m) and weighs an estimated 132 Ibs (60 kg).

Peter Sagal Education

The American humorist attended and graduated from Governor Livingston High School located in Berkeley Heights, in Union County, NJ. He then joined the prestigious Harvard University to study English literature and graduated magna cum laude in 1987.

Peter Sagal Parents and Brother

Daniel Sagal was raised in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, the son of Matthew and Reeva Sagal. Peter’s father was a telecommunications executive and his mother was a school teacher who ultimately became a stay at home mom.

Sagal has an older brother named Douglas, who is a rabbi and serves Temple Emanu-El in Westfield, NJ, and a younger one named Roger who is an attorney in Ridgway, Colorado.

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Peter Sagal Wife and Kids

Sagal has been married twice, He divorced his first wife in early 2013 and the humorist is currently married to Mara Sagal. Peter and Mara tied the knot in June 2018 and welcomed their first child on November 29, 2020.

Peter Sagal Net Worth

Sagal has an estimated net worth of $1 million, this amount is from his success as an author and a host.

Peter Sagal Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! is a radio show where panelists and contestants are quizzed in humorous ways about that week’s news. The show debuted in January 1998 but had a rocky start. The show has since grown to become one of the most popular shows on NPR with nearly 3 million weekly listeners.

Peter Sagal Books

Sagal had his first book in 2007 when publishuHarperCollins published the first book Sagal authored in his own name, The Book of Vice: Very Naughty Things (and How to Do Them).

  • The Incomplete Book of Running – 2018
  • NPR the Best of Carl Kasell – 2015
  • The Book of Vice: Very Naughty Things( And How to Do Them) – 2007
  • Denial: A drama in Two Acts
  • Most Wanted: A Full-Length Comedy In One Act
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