• Allen Covert is an American writer, producer, actor, and comedian
• He was born under the Libra zodiac sign in West Palm Beach, Florida
• He is best known for his appearance in 2006’s comedy film, “Grandma’s Boy” and collaborations with Adam Sandler
• He has a net worth of over $10 million and is active on Twitter
• He has four daughters from his past marriage with Kathryn Covert

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Short Info

Net Worth$14 million
Date Of BirthOctober 13, 1964
SpouseKathryn Covert
FactGained 60 pounds for his role as Marty in Mr. Deeds (2002).

Who is Allen Covert?

Covert is a celebrated American writer, producer, actor, and comedian, who is perhaps still known best for starring in 2006’s comedy film, “Grandma’s Boy.” He’s made numerous stage appearances alongside actor, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Adam Sandler.

Allen Age, Zodiac Sign, Early Life, Family, and Education Background

Allen was born under the Libra zodiac sign on 13 October 1964, in West Palm Beach, Florida USA, which makes him 56 years old as of October 2020, so American by nationality and belongs to the Jewish ethnicity.

He was born to a Southern Baptist mother, Elizabeth Ann (nee Duhy) and Stephen Covert, who was Jewish. Allen was brought up in Florida together with his brother, Fandon Covert.

Allen attended the Cardinal Newman High School, and after his matriculation joined New York University, where he met Adam Sandler, a classmate and who would later be his collaborator. He attained a degree in theater at the university.

Allen Covert Professional Career and Rise to Stardom

Of all the comedy albums and films Sandler released, Convert served as a writer, performer, and the producer.

Allen’s debut film was aired in 1989, when he featured as a bartender in the movie “Going Overboard.” He would later appear in the comedy film “Heavyweights,” which is about a fitness guru who took over a group of overweight kids. The year 1996 was a massive success for Allen, as he featured as the star in two films, “The Cable Guy” and “Happy Gilmore.” Two years later, he made an appearance, together with his long-term friend, Adam Sandler, in “The Wedding Singer,” a romantic comedy which came to be one of the biggest successes in the film industry, grossing $123M against its $18M budget.

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Allen later appeared in the films” Never Been Kissed,” “Big Daddy,” and “Last Night”, which were released in 1999.

In 2002 Covert got another chance to star with Adam Sandler, in the movie “Mr. Deed” (he had to gain 60lbs to play as Marty in this film.) The duo also appeared a year later starring in “Anger Management” before he starred in “Grandma’s Boy” comedy film, which centered on a video gamer who was driven out of his home and forced to stay with his grandmother.

Allen’s recent works include “Hotel Transylvania” of 2015 and the “Sandy Wexler” in 2017.

Allen has also spent a substantial part of his career life as a producer, contributing to several movies such as “Father of the Year,” “The Ridiculous Six,” and “That’s My Boy.” He has also been in the film market as an associate producer on “Mr. Deeds” and “Big Daddy.” Covert has also been an executive producer on quite a few movies including “Jack and Jill”, “Blended,” “Grown Ups 2,” and “Anger Management”

In his career as a writer, Allen has proven a skilled soundtrack writer, and has been contracted to work for films such as “The Eight Crazy Nights,” “Big Daddy,” “Grown Ups,” and the “50 First Dates.” He has written stories of some of the most iconic movies ever produced, such as “The Grandma’s Boy” and “The Benchwarmers.”

Covert is one of the founders of Cherry Tree Books Publishing Company, which publishes kids’ eBooks, geared towards American History.

He is a multi-talented artist who inspires many young talents through his natural acting skills and his unique ability to play a wide array of characters perfectly.

Allen Covert Personal Life, Wife, and Children

Allen dated Kathryn Convert for several years before they married on 2006’s Valentine’s Day, in a colorful ceremony held at the Bellagio Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas. The marriage was faced with problems and they ended up divorcing on 18 July 2019; the two had been blessed with four daughters before Kathryn filed for a divorce in a Los Angeles law court.

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Of the four daughters, three are minors according to the court records. Allen now resides in California.

Allen Covert Body Measurements and Features

Allen is of average height at 5ft 7ins (1.75m) tall. His hair is brown and he has blue eyes. The talented actor weighs 190lbs (86kgs).

Allen Covert Net Worth

Allen Covert has given numerous shirtless scenes in movies and TV shows, and this has brought significant net worth. He gets his income from acting, writing, producing, and through comedy.

His annual income is estimated to be approximately $1 million, and according to reputable sources, Allen Convert net worth is estimated to be more than $10 million as of 2020.

When it comes to social media presence, Allen is more active on Twitter compared to other platforms such as Instagram and Facebook. He is followed by nearly 50,000 fans on Twitter and a few Facebook followers – he isn’t active on Facebook.

Of all the celebrities with the first name Allen, Convert comes in at position 17 most popular celebrity. He is ranked at position 75,684 when it comes to most famous people.

General Info

Full NameAllen Covert
Net Worth$14 million
Date Of BirthOctober 13, 1964
Height1.75 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Film Score Composer, Comedian, Film producer, Voice Actor, Songwriter
EducationNew York University


SpouseKathryn Covert
ParentsStephen Covert, Elizabeth Ann Duhy


MoviesGrandma's Boy, The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates, Big Daddy, Little Nicky, Happy Gilmore, Just Go With It, Mr. Deeds, Jack and Jill, Pixels, Strange Wilderness, Anger Management, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, The Waterboy, That's My Boy, Hotel Transylvania, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, Bed...

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1He is of German Jewish (from his paternal grandfather), English, Irish, Danish, and German descent. Allen's maternal grandfather was born in London, England.
2Worked with Drew Barrymore in three films; The Wedding Singer (1998), Never Been Kissed (1999), and 50 First Dates (2004).
3Worked at the Improv in Los Angeles as a doorman, along with another Adam Sandler regular, Jonathan Loughran.
4Met Adam Sandler when they attended New York University together.
5Has acted with Adam Sandler in 14 films, and worked as a producer on 6 of Adam Sandler's films.
6Gained 60 pounds for his role as Marty in Mr. Deeds (2002).
7Has worked with Adam Sandler in 12 of his 15 feature films.
8Gained 40 pounds for his role in Little Nicky (2000).




Grown Ups 22013Hippie Teacher
Hotel Transylvania2012Additional Voices (voice)
Mobsters2011TV SeriesHarry
Jack and Jill2011/IOtto
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star2011Pornstore Clerk (uncredited)
Just Go with It2011Soul Patch
Pretend Time2010TV SeriesLarry
Paul Blart: Mall Cop2009Jerky Security Guy
Bedtime Stories2008Ferrari Guy
The House Bunny2008Waiter #2 (unconfirmed, uncredited)
Strange Wilderness2008Fred
Slacker Cats2007TV SeriesTrevor Dagdale
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry2007Steve
The King of Queens2004-2007TV SeriesMatthew Klein / Towel Guy
Grandma's Boy2006Alex
The Longest Yard2005Referee
50 First Dates2004Ten Second Tom
Anger Management2003Andrew
Eight Crazy Nights2002Old Lady / Bus Driver / Mayor's Wife (voice)
Mr. Deeds2002Marty
Little Nicky2000Todd
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo1999Vic
Freaks and Geeks1999TV SeriesGreasy Clerk
The Peeper1999Video shortThe Boyfriend (voice)
Late Last Night1999TV MovieCoked Guy (as Alan Coert)
Big Daddy1999Phil D'Amato
Never Been Kissed1999Roger in Op-Ed
The Waterboy1998Walter
The Wedding Singer1998Sammy
Bulletproof1996Detective Jones
Happy Gilmore1996Otto
Heavy Weights1995Kenny
The Ben Stiller Show1993TV SeriesWaiter #1
Ferris Bueller1991TV SeriesSteve
Roseanne1991TV SeriesMan #1
Going Overboard1989Bartender
Hotel Transylvania 22015Candle Cake Monster (voice)
Pixels2015Abusive Citizen
Blended2014220 Tom


Sandy Wexler2017producer post-production
The Do-Over2016producer
The Ridiculous 62015producer
Hotel Transylvania 22015executive producer
Blended2014executive producer
Grown Ups 22013executive producer
That's My Boy2012producer
Jack and Jill2011/Iexecutive producer
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star2011producer
Just Go with It2011executive producer
Grown Ups2010executive producer
The House Bunny2008producer
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry2007co-producer
Grandma's Boy2006producer
The Longest Yard2005executive producer
Anger Management2003executive producer
A Day with the Meatball2002Short producer
Eight Crazy Nights2002producer
Mr. Deeds2002associate producer
Little Nicky2000associate producer
The Peeper1999Video short producer
Big Daddy1999associate producer


Jack and Jill2011/Isecond rewrite - uncredited
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star2011written by
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust2009Video Game
The Benchwarmers2006written by
Grandma's Boy2006written by
Eight Crazy Nights2002written by
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler1999TV Special documentary uncredited
The Peeper1999Video short co-writer
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley1998TV Special documentary uncredited
Saturday Night Live1994TV Series 1 episode


Grown Ups2010writer: "Stan the Man"
Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation2007TV Special documentary writer: "Lunch Lady Land"
50 First Dates2004writer: "Forgetful Lucy"
Eight Crazy Nights2002producer: "Davey's Song", "Patch Song", "Long Ago", "Technical Foul", "Intervention Song", "Bum Biddy", "Grand Finale/It's Your Moment, Whitey!", "The Chanukah Song Part 3" / writer: "Long Ago", "Technical Foul", "Intervention Song", "Bum Biddy", "Grand Finale/It's Your Moment, Whitey!"
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler1999TV Special documentary writer: "Lunch Lady Land"
Big Daddy1999producer: "The Kangaroo Song" / writer: "The Kangaroo Song"
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley1998TV Special documentary writer: "Lunch Lady Land" - uncredited
Saturday Night Live1994TV Series writer - 1 episode


Night of Too Many Stars2003TV Movie production consultant
Going Overboard1989production assistant


Talkin' Pidgin: Hawaiian Slang2004Video short special thanks
Skull Session: The Making of 'Anger Management'2003Video documentary short special thanks


Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The Girls Next Door2008TV SeriesHimself - Producer
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself
Deep Inside2008TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1998-2006TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005TV SeriesHimself
The Dating Scene2004Video documentary shortHimself
My Buddy Jack2003Video documentary shortHimself
Skull Session: The Making of 'Anger Management'2003Video documentary shortHimself
Reel Comedy2002TV SeriesHimself / Host
HBO First Look2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Comedy Central Canned Ham2000-2002TV SeriesHimself
Adam Sandler Goes to Hell2001Video documentary shortHimself
Satan's Top Forty2001Video documentary shortHimself
Undeclared2001TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall2013TV Movie documentaryHimself


Nominated Awards

2012Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ScreenplayBucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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