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Alec Berger Wiki Biography

Alec Berg was born in the United States of America, of Swedish descent, and is a scriptwriter, best known for writing comedy, including for the hit sitcom “Seinfeld”. He has also co-written screenplays for various films, including “The Dictator”, “The Cat in the Hat” and “Eurotrip”. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Alec Berg? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through success in writing. He’s been active in the industry since 1991, which has also included executive production work. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Alec Berg Net Worth $3 million

Alec started earning popularity and his net worth started increasing when he became the writer of “Seinfeld”; the series started in 1989, and Alec joined the writing staff two years later. It was created by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David and stars a fictionalized version of Seinfeld, set in New York City and featuring Jerry’s acquaintances as well as friends. It ran for nine seasons and is considered one of the most influential sitcoms ever made, ranking among the top television shows of all time by several publications, and was a favorite among critics every year of its airing.

In 2000, Alec started working on the television series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” which he worked as an executive producer. He also directed several of the show’s episode. The film was created by Larry David and went on to run for eight seasons before going on an indefinite hiatus.

In 2003, Berg then started working on the film “The Cat in the Hat’, which is based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book of the same name. The titular character is played by Mike Myers, and the film also features Dakota Fanning. The film was supposed to have a sequel, but after widow Audrey Geisel prohibited any other live action adaptations, plans were scrapped. Berg’s net worth continued to rise with more projects. He then wrote for the film “EuroTrip” which stars Scott Mechlowitz, Travis Wester, and Michelle Trachtenberg. The film would receive a nomination for a 2004 Teen Choice Award, however, reviews on the film were mixed though it found success at the box office, and contributed to Alec’s net worth.

Alec then started working on the film “The Dictator” which stars and is co-written by Sacha Baron Cohen; the film is a satire and also features Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, and Jason Mantzoukas.

The character Sacha portrays was inspired by various dictators including Idi Amin, Muammar Gaddafi, and Kim Jong-Il, but the film received mixed reviews and has been banned in several countries. One of Alec’s latest projects is the comedy series “Silicon Valley” which started in 2014.The series focuses on six men who founded a startup company in Silicon Valley.

For his personal life, it is known that Berg was married to Michelle Maika. He is very active on social media, specifically Twitter on which he has over 7,000 followers – he updates his page regularly.



Full Name Alec Berg
Net Worth $3 Million
Place Of Birth United States of America
Profession Writer
Education Harvard University
Nationality American
Spouse Ex-spouse: Michele Maika
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/realalecberg
IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0073688/
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
Movies Lucky Duck, Clear History, The Dictator, EuroTrip, The Cat in the Hat
TV Shows Silicon Valley, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Fact
1 His name was memorialized (“Alec Berg … it’s a great John Houseman name … ‘Mr. Berg.’”) in the Seinfeld (1989) episode “The Face Painter,” referencing a minor character named after Berg, who was a writer for the show.
2 Co-directed the film EuroTrip (2004) with partners David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer. Due to rules set forth by the Director’s Guild of America, only one of them was allowed to take a directing credit on the film. They drew a name from a hat, and the credit went to Jeff Schaffer with the understanding that the credit for their next film would go to either Mandel or Berg. The drawing of the name from the hat is featured on the EuroTrip (2004) DVD as a special feature.

Producer

Title Year Status Character
Barry TV Movie executive producer post-production
Silicon Valley 2014-2016 TV Series executive producer – 28 episodes
Clear History 2013 TV Movie executive producer
The Dictator 2012 producer
Curb Your Enthusiasm TV Series executive producer – 22 episodes, 2007 – 2011 consulting producer – 10 episodes, 2005
EuroTrip 2004 producer
Seinfeld TV Series executive producer – 22 episodes, 1997 – 1998 supervising producer – 22 episodes, 1996 – 1997

Writer

Title Year Status Character
Barry TV Movie post-production
Ultimate Dog Tease announced
Silicon Valley 2014-2016 TV Series written by – 4 episodes
Clear History 2013 TV Movie written by
The Dictator 2012 written by
Curb Your Enthusiasm 2011 TV Series story by – 10 episodes
Late Night with Conan O’Brien 1994-2009 TV Series writer – 13 episodes
Shark Tale 2004 additional dialogue
EuroTrip 2004 written by
The Cat in the Hat 2003 screenplay
Seinfeld TV Series executive story editor – 22 episodes, 1995 – 1996 written by – 13 episodes, 1994 – 1998 story by – 1 episode, 1998 teleplay by – 1 episode, 1998
The 68th Annual Academy Awards 1996 TV Special special material written by
The Moxy & Flea Show 1995 TV Series 1995-2000
Herman’s Head 1994 TV Series written by – 1 episode
MTV, Give Me Back My Life: A Harvard Lampoon Parody 1991 TV Movie

Miscellaneous

Title Year Status Character
Seinfeld TV Series program consultant – 23 episodes, 1994 – 1995 executive story editor – 1 episode, 1996
Herman’s Head 1993-1994 TV Series story editor – 22 episodes

Director

Title Year Status Character
Silicon Valley 2014-2016 TV Series 9 episodes
New Girl 2013 TV Series 2 episodes
Curb Your Enthusiasm 2007-2011 TV Series 6 episodes
La chanson du dimanche 2011 TV Series 1 episode
EuroTrip 2004 co-director – uncredited

Actor

Title Year Status Character
Best Laid Plans 1999 Phone Guy No. 1

Soundtrack

Title Year Status Character
The Dictator 2012 writer: “Money’s on the Dresser”

Thanks

Title Year Status Character
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan 2006 the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance

Self

Title Year Status Character
Eurotrip: Nude Beach Exposed 2004 Video documentary short Himself
Eurotrip: The Making of ‘Eurotrip’ 2004 Video documentary short Himself
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards 2015 TV Special Himself – Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series and Co-Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter 2015 TV Series Himself
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 TV Special Himself – Nominee: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
On Story 2012 TV Series Himself
The Last Lap 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Jerry Seinfeld, Submarine Captain 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Seinfeld: Inside Look 2005-2007 TV Series documentary short Himself
Larry David’s Farewell 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Running with the Egg: Making a ‘Seinfeld’ 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Eurotrip: How to Pick a Director 2004 Video documentary short Himself

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2016 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2016 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2016 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2016 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy Silicon Valley (2014)
2016 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2015 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2015 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2015 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2015 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA New Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2014 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2014 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Silicon Valley (2014)
2013 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
2012 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
2012 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
2011 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
2010 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
2009 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
2008 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
2004 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Screenplay The Cat in the Hat (2003)
1998 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989)
1998 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Episodic Comedy Seinfeld (1989)
1997 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989)

Source: XYZ

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