“The most exciting thing I aspire to do is to write something new that I know is going to work, or performs something that I know is going to make people laugh.” – Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak
Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak, also known as BJ Novak, was born on 31st of July, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts. He is a popular name in the Hollywood industry that has already proved his capabilities around his audience and the colleagues.
He is a versatile person who has been successfully involved as comedian, actor, director, author as well as a screenwriter. He is best known for his work in “The Office” as a producer as well as a writer.
As his father was also an auditor, he was involved in writing small articles from his early age. He is the graduate student of Harvard University and has the degree of English and Spanish Literature.
He started his professional career from 2001 just after his graduation. He started his career as a standup comedian. From that time on, his popularity increased, and he got offer to work in many movies and the TV shows.
He first appeared on the TV screen from “Punk’d” where he played the role of Field Agent. In 2005, he got an offer to play the role of Ryan Howard in “The Office”.
This TV series become extremely popular among the viewers, and he also won many prestigious awards from it. He has won Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in both 2006 and 2007.
In 2009, he appeared on yet another successful TV show “Inglourious Basterds.” There, he played the role of Pfc. Smithson Utivich for which he won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
As a writer, he has written two episodes of “Raising Dad” which was broadcasted from 2001 to 2002. His successful series in writing is also “The Office” where he has written more than 20 episodes.
He has also written the episode of “The Mindy Project.” He is also considered as a successful director. He has directed several episodes of “The Office” and “The Mindy Project”.
He is also nominated for the Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Comedy Series in 2008. In the same year, he was also nominated for Writers Guild of America Award in Comedy Series. He has also published many books for the children as well as some fictional.
He is a tall guy with the height of 5 feet 8 inch. He has just reached the age of 37 and has not thought of marriage till now.
Though there had been gossips about his girlfriends, affair, and dating, he has not publicly announced those facts. His on and off screen romance with his co-star Mindy Kaling was very popular once. a
He has not thought of getting married soon and wants his wife to be cooperative as well as supportive in his career. He does not want to get a divorce after marriage. As he has is not married till now, many people believe that he is a gay.
He is popular on the social sites as well. So, if you are his fan, you can follow him on Twitter, Facebook as well as Instagram. His hot shirtless pictures are also available on the web.
Raising a glass with @Andy & @Racheldoesstuff on @BravoWWHL tonight at 11
— B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) May 20, 2016
Who’s the rebel now?
He has the net worth of $46 million. His movies and the TV shows can also be viewed on YouTube. His full biography can be found on Wikipedia and IMDb.