- Real nameWilliam Emerson Arnett
- Date of birthMay 4, 1970
- Age49 years
- Zodiac signTaurus
- BirthplaceToronto, Canada
Parents and family
- Father Emerson James "Jim" Arnett
- Mother Edith Alexandra "Alix" Arnett (née Palk)
- Sister Shanly Arnett, Tannis Arnett
- Brother Charles Arnett
Will Arnett started his TV career with a small part in Sex and the City in 1999 and the same year, he portrayed Jimmy at The Mike O’Malley Show. However, he became a real star after playing in Arrested Development series. Will is also noted for appearing in 30 Rock, Up All Night, The Millers, BoJack Horseman and A Series of Unfortunate Events. Moreover, he starred and co-created Running Wilde and Flaked television series.
Arnett made a big screen debut in 1996 movie Close Up. However, his most recognizable parts are the ones in Let’s Go to Prison, Blades of Glory, Hot Rod, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men plus Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Moreover, the performer had many voice parts, comprising the ones in Ice Age: The Meltdown, Ratatouille, Despicable Me and The Lego Movie. Additionally, Will and Jason Bateman established DumbDumb production company in 2010.
In 1994, Will Arnett espoused actress Penelope Ann Miller but their marriage was short-lived and ended in a year. Will got acquainted with Amy Poehler in 1996 but their romantic relationship started only in 2000. The lovebirds tied knots on August 29, 2003. In 2008, they were blessed with a baby boy named Archie. And in 2010, their second son Abel drew his first breath.
Amy and Will took part in some projects together like Arrested Development and Blades of Glory. In 2015, they were called New Yorkers of the Year by New York Magazine. However, in 2012, the spouses announced about their breakup. In July 2016, their got officially divorced remaining good friends and sharing joint custody of their sons. After separation with Amy, Arnett was romantically linked to Katie Lee and Arielle Vandenberg.
A curious fact: Will loves video games and is obsessed with playing Xbox.