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Michael Herbert Schur was born on 29 October 1975, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. He is a writer and television producer, best known for his work in the hit comedy series “Parks and Recreation” as well as “The Office”. He is also the co-creator of the comedy series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, but all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Michael Schur? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through a successful career on television. He helped create the NBC comedy series “The Good Place” and also had a small role in “The Office”. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Michael Schur Net Worth $5 million

At a young age, Michael became interested in comedy, starting with reading the collection of Woody Allen essays entitled “Without Feathers”. He attended William H. Hall High School, and after matriculating attended Harvard University, graduating in 1997 and where he was president of the “Harvard Lampoon”.

Schur then started writing for the live television comedy sketch show “Saturday Night Live”, and stayed there for a total of six seasons; the show has been known for being hosted by a celebrity guest every episode. He then became a writer and producer for “The Office”, later appearing as Dwight’s cousin Mose. “The Office” is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name but was adapted to fit the American audience. Michael also wrote “The Office: The Accountants” webisodes. The success of the show has helped increase his net worth significantly. He then co-produced “The Comeback” which starred Lisa Kudrow and lasted 13 episodes before being cancelled.

Around this time, Michael started venturing into sports journalism, writing under the pseudonym Ken Tremendous for the blog “Fire Joe Morgan”. He also wrote for SB Nation’s Baseball Nation site, and Ken Tremendous would eventually become his Twitter username. In 2008 he began working on the spin-off from “The Office” entitled “Parks and Recreation”, but soon realized that it would be better off as a separate show. The first season wasn’t received very well. but the show improved with its second season, and would eventually run for a total of seven seasons, ending in 2015. His net worth continued to build as the years went on. Around this time, Schur also collaborated with The Decemberists for their music video “Calamity Song”.

Michael also worked on the comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, premiering it in 2013; the police sitcom has won numerous awards including two Golden Globe Awards. In 2016, he then created “The Good Place”, which is a television fantasy comedy series starring Kristen Bell. Another project he did in the same year was co-writing the teleplay “Nosedive”, which is part of the series “Black Mirror”.

For his personal life, it is known that in 2005 Michael married writer Jennifer Philbin, who is the daughter of television star Regis Philbin, and was a writer on “The O.C.” They have three children and the family resides in California.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 29, 1975
Birth place: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Profession:Actor, Producer, Director
Education:Harvard University, William H. Hall High School
Nationality:American
Spouse:J. J. Philbin
Children:William Schur, Ivy Elizabeth Schur
Parents:Anne Herbert, Warren M. Schur
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Owns the film rights for David Foster Wallace's novel Infinite Jest.
2Second child, daughter Ivy Elizabeth, born July 14, 2010.
3Became the father of a son, William Xavier Schur, on February 18, 2008.
4Writes for the blog firejoemorgan.com under the pen name Ken Tremendous.
5Son-in-law of Regis Philbin and Joy Philbin.
6Brother-in-law of Joanna Philbin.
7Graduate of William H. Hall High School in West Hartford, Connecticut.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAEpisodic ComedyThe Office (2005)· Paul Lieberstein
2007Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Broadband Program - ComedyThe Office: The Accountants (2006)· Vivi Zigler (executive vp, nbc digital entertainment)
· Jeff Ross (executive producer)
· Jordan Schlansky (producer)
· Mike Sweeney (producer)
· Robert Angelo (producer)
· Paul Lieberstein (performer)
· Brian Baumgartner (performer)
· Angela Kinsey (performer)
· Oscar Nuñez (performer)
2007WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesThe Office (2005)· Steve Carell
· Jennifer Celotta
· Greg Daniels
· Lee Eisenberg
· Brent Forrester
· Ricky Gervais
· Mindy Kaling
· Paul Lieberstein
· Stephen Merchant
· B.J. Novak
· Justin Spitzer
· Gene Stupnitsky
2006Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)· Greg Daniels (executive producer)
· Ben Silverman (executive producer)
· Ricky Gervais (executive producer)
· Stephen Merchant (executive producer)
· Howard Klein (executive producer)
· Paul Lieberstein (co-executive producer)
· Kent Zbornak (producer)
2002Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey (head writer)
· Dennis McNicholas (head writer)
· Doug Abeles (writer)
· James Anderson (writer)
· Max Brooks (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· Hugh Fink (writer)
· Charlie Grandy (writer)
· Jack Handey (writer)
· Steve Higgins (writer)
· Erik Kenward (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Matt Murray (writer)
· Paula Pell (writer)
· Matt Piedmont (writer)
· Ken Scarborough (writer)
· Frank Sebastiano (writer)
· T. Sean Shannon (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· Emily Spivey (writer)
· Andrew Steele (

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2017Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television)Black Mirror (2011)· Rashida Jones
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)· Aziz Ansari (executive producer)
· Alan Yang (executive producer)
· David Miner (executive producer)
· Dave Becky (executive producer)
· Harris Wittels (co-executive producer)
· Igor Srubshchik (produced by)
2016Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBreakthrough Series - Long FormMaster of None (2015)· Aziz Ansari
· Alan Yang
· David Miner
· Dave Becky
2016GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Spoken Word Album· Amy Poehler
· Carol Burnett
· Seth Meyers
· Patrick Stewart
· Kathleen Turner
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Greg Daniels (executive producer)
· Howard Klein (executive producer)
· David Miner (executive producer)
· Morgan Sackett (executive producer)
· Dean Holland (executive producer)
· Alan Yang (co-executive producer)
· Harris Wittels (co-executive producer)
· Donick Cary (co-executive producer)
· Matt Murray (co-executive producer)
· Aisha Muharrar (co-executive producer)
· Dave King (producer)
· David Hyman (producer)
· Amy Poehler (producer)
2015Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Episode of the YearParks and Recreation (2009)· Beth McCarthy-Miller (director)
2015Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Episode of the YearParks and Recreation (2009)· Amy Poehler (writer)
2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment ProgramParks and Recreation (2009)· Morgan Sackett (producer)
· Dean Holland (producer)
· David Hyman (producer)
2014WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAEpisodic ComedyParks and Recreation (2009)· Alan Yang (written by)
2014WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Megan Amram
· Donick Cary
· Greg Daniels
· Nate DiMeo
· Emma Fletcher
· Rachna Fruchbom
· Daniel J. Goor
· Norm Hiscock
· Matt Hubbard
· Dave King
· Greg Levine
· Joe Mande
· Sam Means
· Aisha Muharrar
· Matt Murray
· Amy Poehler
· Alexandra Rushfield
· Jen Statsky
· Harris Wittels
· Alan Yang
2013Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Episode of the YearParks and Recreation (2009)· Craig Zisk (director)
· Alan Yang (writer)
2013OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing in a Comedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Greg Daniels
· Alan Yang
· Dave King
· Aisha Muharrar
· Harris Wittels
· Norm Hiscock
· Joe Mande
· Amy Poehler
· Megan Amram
2013OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Direction in a Comedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Dean Holland
· Troy Miller
· Ken Whittingham
· Tristram Shapeero
· Michael Trim
· Nicole Holofcener
· Wendey Stanzler
· Morgan Sackett
· Craig Zisk
· Beth McCarthy-Miller
· Jorma Taccone
· Amy Poehler
· Daniel J. Goor
· Kyle Newacheck
· Robert B. Weide
· Norm Hiscock
· Jay Karas
· Julie Anne Robinson
2013WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Megan Amram
· Greg Daniels
· Nate DiMeo
· Katie Dippold
· Daniel J. Goor
· Norm Hiscock
· Dave King
· Greg Levine
· Joe Mande
· Aisha Muharrar
· Nick Offerman
· Chelsea Peretti
· Amy Poehler
· Alexandra Rushfield
· Mike Scully
· Harris Wittels
· Alan Yang
2012Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Comedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)
2012Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs· Morgan Sackett (producer)
2012OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing in a Comedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Greg Daniels
· Alan Yang
· Aisha Muharrar
· Harris Wittels
· Norm Hiscock
· Daniel J. Goor
· Katie Dippold
· Chelsea Peretti
· Amy Poehler
2012PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Episodic Television, ComedyParks and Recreation (2009)· Greg Daniels
· Daniel J. Goor
· Howard Klein
· Amy Poehler
· Morgan Sackett
2012WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Greg Daniels
· Katie Dippold
· Daniel J. Goor
· Norm Hiscock
· Emily Kapnek
· Dave King
· Greg Levine
· Aisha Muharrar
· Chelsea Peretti
· Amy Poehler
· Brian Rowe
· Mike Scully
· Emily Spivey
· Alan Yang
· Harris Wittels
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Greg Daniels (executive producer)
· Howard Klein (executive producer)
· David Miner (executive producer)
· Daniel J. Goor (supervising producer)
· Amy Poehler (producer)
· Emily Spivey (producer)
· Morgan Sackett (producer)
2011OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Direction in a Comedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)· Dean Holland
· Ken Whittingham
· Troy Miller
· Randall Einhorn
· Tristram Shapeero
· Michael Trim
· Nicole Holofcener
2010WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesThe Office (2005)· Jennifer Celotta
· Daniel Chun
· Greg Daniels
· Lee Eisenberg
· Anthony Q. Farrell
· Brent Forrester
· Daniel J. Goor
· Charlie Grandy
· Mindy Kaling
· Ryan Koh
· Lester Lewis
· Paul Lieberstein
· Warren Lieberstein
· B.J. Novak
· Aaron Shure
· Justin Spitzer
· Gene Stupnitsky
· Halsted Sullivan
2009WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesThe Office (2005)· Steve Carell
· Jennifer Celotta
· Greg Daniels
· Lee Eisenberg
· Anthony Q. Farrell
· Brent Forrester
· Daniel J. Goor
· Charlie Grandy
· Mindy Kaling
· Ryan Koh
· Lester Lewis
· Paul Lieberstein
· Warren Lieberstein
· B.J. Novak
· Aaron Shure
· Justin Spitzer
· Gene Stupnitsky
· Halsted Sullivan
2008Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)· Greg Daniels (executive producer)
· Ben Silverman (executive producer)
· Ricky Gervais (executive producer)
· Stephen Merchant (executive producer)
· Howard Klein (executive producer)
· Paul Lieberstein (co-executive producer)
· Jennifer Celotta (co-executive producer)
· Kent Zbornak (co-executive producer)
· Teri Weinberg (co-executive producer)
· B.J. Novak (supervising producer)
· Mindy Kaling (producer)
· Lee Eisenberg (producer)
· Gene Stupnitsky (producer)
2008WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesThe Office (2005)· Steve Carell
· Jennifer Celotta
· Greg Daniels
· Lee Eisenberg
· Anthony Q. Farrell
· Brent Forrester
· Mindy Kaling
· Ryan Koh
· Lester Lewis
· Paul Lieberstein
· B.J. Novak
· Justin Spitzer
· Gene Stupnitsky
· Caroline Williams
· Larry Wilmore
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)· Ben Silverman (executive producer)
· Greg Daniels (executive producer)
· Ricky Gervais (executive producer)
· Stephen Merchant (executive producer)
· Howard Klein (executive producer)
· Paul Lieberstein (co-executive producer)
· Jennifer Celotta (co-executive producer)
· Kent Zbornak (co-executive producer)
· Teri Weinberg (co-executive producer)
· B.J. Novak (supervising producer)
· Mindy Kaling (producer)
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Episode of the YearThe Office (2005)· Ken Kwapis (director)
· Paul Lieberstein (writer)
2006Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)
2006WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesThe Office (2005)· Jennifer Celotta
· Greg Daniels
· Lee Eisenberg
· Ricky Gervais
· Mindy Kaling
· Paul Lieberstein
· Stephen Merchant
· B.J. Novak
· Gene Stupnitsky
· Larry Wilmore
2006WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USANew SeriesThe Office (2005)· Jennifer Celotta
· Greg Daniels
· Lee Eisenberg
· Ricky Gervais
· Mindy Kaling
· Paul Lieberstein
· Stephen Merchant
· B.J. Novak
· Gene Stupnitsky
· Larry Wilmore
2003Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey (head writer)
· Dennis McNicholas (head writer)
· Doug Abeles (writer)
· Leo Allen (writer)
· James Anderson (writer)
· Max Brooks (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· James Eagan (writer)
· Charlie Grandy (writer)
· Steve Higgins (writer)
· Erik Kenward (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Corwin Moore (writer)
· Matt Murray (writer)
· Paula Pell (writer)
· Ken Scarborough (writer)
· Frank Sebastiano (writer)
· T. Sean Shannon (writer)
· Eric Slovin (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· Emily Spivey (wri
2003WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - SpecialsNBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002)· Doug Abeles
· James Anderson
· Robert Carlock
· Tina Fey
· Charlie Grandy
· Steve Higgins
· Lorne Michaels
· Paula Pell
· Herbert Sargent
· Michael Shoemaker
2003WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety (Including Talk) - SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey
· Doug Abeles
· Leo Allen
· James Anderson
· Max Brooks
· James Downey
· James Eagan
· Hugh Fink
· Charlie Grandy
· Jack Handey
· Steve Higgins
· Erik Kenward
· Dennis McNicholas
· Lorne Michaels
· Corwin Moore
· Matt Murray
· Paula Pell
· Matt Piedmont
· Ken Scarborough
· Frank Sebastiano
· T. Sean Shannon
· Eric Slovin
· Robert Smigel
· Emily Spivey
· Andrew Steele
· Scott Wainio
·
2002WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety (Including Talk) - SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey
· Dennis McNicholas
· James Anderson
· Robert Carlock
· Tony Daro
· James Downey
· Hugh Fink
· Melanie Graham
· Steve Higgins
· Erik Kenward
· Adam McKay
· Lorne Michaels
· Jerry Minor
· Matt Murray
· Paula Pell
· Matt Piedmont
· Jon Rosenfeld
· Frank Sebastiano
· T. Sean Shannon
· Robert Smigel
· Barry Sobel
· Andrew Steele
· Scott Wainio
2001Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey (head writer)
· Dennis McNicholas (head writer)
· James Anderson (writer)
· Robert Carlock (writer)
· Jerry Collins (writer)
· Tony Daro (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· Hugh Fink (writer)
· Melanie Graham (writer)
· Tim Herlihy (writer)
· Steve Higgins (writer)
· Erik Kenward (writer)
· Adam McKay (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Jerry Minor (writer)
· Matt Murray (writer)
· Paula Pell (writer)
· Matt Piedmont (writer)
· Jon Rosenfeld (writer)
· T. Sean Shannon (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
2001WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety (Including Talk) - SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey (also supervising)
· Kevin Brennan
· Cindy Caponera
· Robert Carlock
· Jerry Collins
· Steven Cragg
· Tony Daro
· Ali Reza
· Hugh Fink
· Richard Francese
· Tim Herlihy
· Steve Higgins
· Adam McKay
· Dennis McNicholas
· Lorne Michaels
· Paula Pell
· J.J. Philbin
· Matt Piedmont
· T. Sean Shannon
· Andrew Steele
· Scott Wainio


Filmography

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Brooklyn Nine-NineTV Series 21 episodes, 2015 - 2016 created by - 45 episodes, 2013 - 2015 written by - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2014
Parks and RecreationTV Series created by - 125 episodes, 2009 - 2015 written by - 19 episodes, 2009 - 2015
The Office2005-2007TV Series written by - 10 episodes
Totally Awesome2006TV Movie written by
The Office: The Accountants2006TV Series written by - 10 episodes
The Comeback2005TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Saturday Night LiveTV Series 1 episode, 1999 writer - 138 episodes, 1997 - 2004
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special2003TV Movie
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV Special

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Master of None2015TV Series executive producer
Brooklyn Nine-Nine2013-2015TV Series executive producer - 45 episodes
Parks and Recreation2009-2015TV Series executive producer - 125 episodes
Parks and Recreation in Europe2014Video executive producer
Parks and Recreation Is the Wu-Tang of Comedy2010Short producer
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men2009associate producer
The OfficeTV Series co-executive producer - 32 episodes, 2006 - 2008 producer - 23 episodes, 2005 - 2006 supervising producer - 11 episodes, 2006 - 2007 co-producer - 5 episodes, 2005
The Comeback2005TV Series co-producer - 12 episodes
Saturday Night Live2002-2004TV Series producer - 40 episodes
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special2003TV Movie producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Office2006-2013TV SeriesMose
Miss Guided2008TV SeriesMale Teacher
The O.C.2007TV SeriesPaul
Saturday Night Live1998-2001TV SeriesFan / Audience member / Robin Byrd Show stagehand

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Parks and Recreation2009-2015TV Series 9 episodes
Parks and Recreation Is the Wu-Tang of Comedy2010Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The OfficeTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2007

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Last Laugh '042004TV Movie consultant
MTV Video Music Awards 20022002TV Special consultant

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Greatest Event in Television History2012TV Series special thanks - as Mike Schur
Friends with Kids2011special thanks - as Mike Schur

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself
The Writers' Room2013TV SeriesHimself - Creator / Co-Executive Producer
The Office: The Farewells2013TV Series documentary
2012 Writers Guild Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti2010VideoHimself (as Mike Schur)
G4 Presents Comic-Con '08 Live2008TV MovieHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2008TV SeriesHimself

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