Scott Kolanach Wiki Biography
Scott Michael Kolanach was born in Stony Point, New York State USA on 2 December 1974, so under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius and holding American nationality – he is best known for being the husband of actress Stephanie Courtney.
Early life and education
Scott remains quite secretive about his early life and his background story, and has not shared any details about his family – in fact he was unknown before his marriage with Stephanie. He never talks about his parents but it is said that his mother was a popular singer in the 1970s.
It is said that Scott enrolled at college after he matriculated from a local high school, however, it is not known what he studied or whether or not he graduated.
Career in the theatre
Scott is part of the theatre but not as an actor or a producer – Scott is part of the production team and works as the lighting director for “The Groundlings”, an improvisation comedy group based in Los Angeles and of which Scott’s wife Stephanie is a member.
It seems as Scott once tried to do something more as he produced the “Janeane From Des Moines” drama movie in 2012 which is about the elections that happened during that year.
The Groundlings is an improvisation and comedy sketch theatre that was established in LA more than 40 years ago, and which works as a non-profit organization Gary Austin is to be credited with the launch of the theatre in 1974. There are exactly 30 people currently working for the company, who they write and perform in the theatre’s shows – some of them also teach classes as The Groundlings is also a comedy school. Every person who works for The Groundlings is called a “Groundling”.
Some of the most popular comedians of today have been part of The Groundlings school including Melissa McCarthy, Phil Hartman, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Lisa Kudrow, Paul Reubens, Cheryl Hines, Jon Lovitz, Laraine Newman, and many, many others.
Scott Kolanach and Stephanie Courtney
It is not known when the two first met, but many speculate that it was at The Groundlings comedy theatre. They dated for a few years before they exchanged their wedding vows on 25 November 2008 – they’ve been married for over 10 years now; they don’t have any kids and seem to be more focused on their careers.
Who is Stephanie Courtney?
Stephanie was born in Stony Point, New York State USA, on 8 February 1970 so under the zodiac sign of Aquarius and holding American nationality – she is popular for being an actress and comedian, especially since her role of Flo in commercials for the “Progressive Corporation” in 2008.
Courtney hasn’t shared much about her parents or her early life with the public, as she prefers to separate her personal and professional lives. She has two older siblings – her father taught history in a high school while her mother was a singer. After matriculating from a local high school, Stephanie enrolled at Binghamton University, and graduated in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in English.
Stephanie fell in love with acting and comedy during the years she has spent at University, where the most notable role she had was as Elizabeth Proctor in “The Crucible” – during an interview she said ‘I was never tortured over whether I wanted to become an actress. There was never another option in my mind.’ As soon as she got her degree, she moved to New York City, where she was the roommate of Meghan Daum, who later became an author and a columnist.
Stephanie did not start pursuing her career in comedy as soon as she moved to NYC, but worked for Robert S. Greenhill who was at the time the chairman of Smith Barney, an American multinational financial services corporation. At the same time, she studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse, and once she was done with her classes, she moved to LA and started living with her sister Jennifer Courtney who was already an actress. They started working on their own sketch “Those Courtney Girls”, and performed at the Aspen Comedy Festival.
While still working with her sister, Stephanie started taking improvisational and comedy sketch classes in The Groundlings school, and became one of their 30 members in 2004. It is said that she met Scott there for the first time and four years later in 2008 they were married.
Stephanie has appeared in many movies and TV series but they have stayed in the shade of her job with The Groundlings – some of the movies include “The Brothers Solomon” in 2007, “Coco Lipshitz: Behind the Laughter” in 2009, “Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred” in 2011, “Girlfriend’s Day” in 2017, and many others. She has appeared in numerous TV series as well, including “The Looney Tunes Show” in 2011, “Phineas and Ferb” in 2012, “Comedy Bang! Bang!” in 2014, “The Goldbergs” in 2018, and many others.
Stephanie has also appeared in three web series – “Derek and Simon: The Show” in 2007, “Face to Bush” in 2008, and “Back on Topps” in 2008 and 2009.
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Super Flo! If you could have any superpower, what would it be? pic.twitter.com/BFGzc2Qdxi
— Flo from Progressive (@ItsFlo) May 8, 2019
Scott is currently 44 years old. He has short dark brown hair and brown eyes, white and grey beard, but his height and weight are not known.
Stephanie Courtney’s husband net worth
According to authoritative sources, Scott’s current net worth is estimated to be over $1 million while Stephanie’s current bank account is estimated to be more than $6 million.
Social media presence
Scott doesn’t seem to be active on any of the popular social media platforms. However, his wife Stephanie is more or less active on the internet – she launched her Twitter account in February 2011 and has so far gathered over 54,000 followers and tweeted nearly 3,800 times. She seems to have launched her Instagram account, but hasn’t uploaded a single picture on it – her account is followed by nearly 120 people. She has a Facebook page as well, which is followed by over 30 people.