Who is Scott Weinger?
Scott Weinger is an American actor, voice actor, producer and writer as well, who is probably best known to the world in the original TV series “Full House” as Steve Hale, and its Netflix’ produced sequel “Fuller House” (2016-2020), but also as the voice of Aladdin in Disney’s original animated films and TV series of the same name, from 1994 to 2002.
Scott Weinger Bio- Age, Childhood, and Education
Scott Eric Weinger was born on the 5th October 1975 in New York, USA, the son of Elliot Weinger, an orthopedic surgeon, and his wife Babs, a teacher.
Of Jewish ancestry, he grew up in southern Florida with his two younger brothers and a younger sister. After displaying the desire to become an actor, Scott and the family moved to Los Angeles where his career started. He later studied English and American literature at Harvard University, from which he graduated magna cum laude in 1998.
Even before he turned 10 years old, Scott had made up his mind to become an actor; while in school on a Career Day he was impressed by an actor who gave a presentation, and the moment he got home he started asking his parents to provide him an agent.
Not long after, Scott made his debut in the commercial for Ideal Toys. At 13 years old he was cast in the comedy film “Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach” (1988), and the same year starred as Patrick Hemingway in the TV mini-series “Hemingway”, co-starring Stacy Keach and Josephine Chaplin, among others. Two years later, he was chosen for the role of Steve Taylor in the TV comedy series “The Family Man” (1990-1991).
Rise to Prominence
In 1991, Scott was selected for the role of his career, cast as Steve Hale in the TV comedy series “Full House”, and through 1995 appeared in 50 episodes of the award-winning series, which made him extremely popular.
In 1992 he was selected as the voice of the title character in the animated comedy-adventure film “Aladdin”, reprised two years later in the sequel “The Return of Jafar”, and from 1994 to 1995 he featured in the TV series “Aladdin”. Before the ‘90s ended, he voiced Aladdin in several other projects, including the films “Aladdin’s Arabian Adventures: Magic Makers” (1995), then “Aladdin’s Arabian Adventures: Team Genie” (1996), and “Aladdin’s Arabian Adventures: Creatures of Invention” (1998).
He has remained tied to Aladdin until recent years, including in 2015 when he voiced Aladdin in the video game “Disney Infinity 3.0”.
In addition, he’s worked on a number of other projects; he was the voice of Atlas in the film “Metropolis” in 2001, and the same year portrayed Cole Davidson in the comedy horror film “Shredder”, and in 2006 he was Officer Rubin in the TV series “What I Like About You”. After this, other than “Aladdin” he didn’t work on anything else until 2016, when he was called up for the “Full House” sequel in Netflix’s production.
He accepted the invitation, and from 2016 to 2020 appeared in 53 episodes, which reignited his career.
Writer and Producer
To speak further of his accomplishments, Scott is also a writer and producer. The first project on which he worked as a writer was the TV series “Like Family”, after which he worked on several other comedy series, including “What I Like About You” (2005), “90210” (2010-2013), and most recently, “The Hookup Plan” in 2018, and “DC Super Hero High” in 2020.
He also worked as a producer on these projects, while he also produced the TV series “The Neighbors” (2013-2014), “Black-ish” (2014-2015) and “Galavant” (2015-2016), and co-produced five episodes of “The Muppets.”
Scott Weinger Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance
Scott Weinger has been involved in the entertainment industry for over 30 years, and his success has increased his wealth to a large degree. According to sources, Scott Weinger’s net worth is estimated to be over $6 million, as of mid- 2020.
Scott Weinger stands at 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, while he weighs approximately 170lbs ~ 77kgs. He has light brown hair and his eyes are green.
Scott Weinger Personal Life, Married, Wife Rina Mimoun, Children
Scott Weinger is married and has a son, Mischa, born in 2009. His wife is television writer and producer, Rina Mimoun; the couple has been married since 2008.
Rina joined the Writers Guild of America, and as an intern started working on the comedy show “Ned and Stacey”. Her first big break came in 2001 when he worked on the TV series “Dawson’s Creek”. Since then, she has been involved in such TV series as “Everwood” (2004-2005), “Privileged” (2008-2009), and most recently “Mistresses” (2013-2016), among other series.
Scott Weinger News, Facts
With the success of the new “Aladdin” film, Scott as a previous star has recently been , talking about the film and what he liked and disliked. Also, as his new TV series “DC Super Hero High” is brewing, , while the popularity of “Fuller House” is unceasing, and of the popular series.