He has a voice that many fall for; this is why Sam Riegel’s voice is heard in so many cartoons, video games, and animes. The number of voice acting Sam Riegel has done is quite amazing, though handsome and full of fun, he is barely seen acting live in movies. He rather does what he knows how to do best (voice acting) and is much appreciated for it.
He was born as Samuel Brent Oscar Riegel and adding to his voice acting portfolio, Riegel is also a writer and director. Some of his notable works are seen in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 series where he voiced as Donatello, he also voiced for Riven in the Nickelodeon series Winx Club. He has become a household name in Hollywood and is very successful both in his career and in his family life. Read on to find more…
Who Is Sam Riegel?
Sam Riegel is a core American. He was born in Washington D.C. on 9th October 1976. He was born into a showbiz family, even though there aren’t records of his parent’s career path, his siblings are successful in their careers in the entertainment industry. His father is Kurt Riegel and his mother is Lenore Riegel. He has two siblings, Eden and Tatiana who are both into the show business; Eden is an actress while Tatiana is a film editor.
From a tender age, Sam Riegel was clear about what his passions were – he was already acting as a child. He was seen on stage in theatres in Virginia and also got to feature in Les Miserables as Gavroche a young age. Riegel joined a tour which touched 26 cities in America and had several other performing escapades as a teen.
He attended high school at Professional Children’s School on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He went further to obtain a degree from the University of Virginia; during his stay there, he joined the Academical Village People group which was a singing group.
Upon the completion of his University education, Sam Riegel relocated back to New York City to make headways in his voice acting career. He featured as a director in the popular Disney cartoon series called Sofia the First. He was also the voice director for another Disney cartoon titled Wander Over Yonder. He voiced for Emperor Awesome and is popularly known for a program he hosts together with his voice acting colleague Liam O’Brien. The show which started in 1997 was named All Work No Play.
Since then, Sam Riegel has voiced in countless numbers of shows ranging cartoons, animes, games and more. His voice was heard in the Japanese series, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Pokemon, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, and the list goes on and on. He was honored in the 2018 edition of the Daytime Emmy Awards, his input in Danger & Eggs earned him the award for Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program.
What is Sam Riegel’s Net Worth?
Sam Riegel’s career has flourished for several years now and he has over these years, garnered for himself quite a large net worth. He has earned this majorly from his voice acting but besides this, he collects a huge amount of money from other sources like adverts and endorsements. He receives an average of about $800,000 on a yearly basis. Riegel’s net worth stands at $1 million as of 2019.
Family – Does Sam Riegel Have Kids?
Sam Riegel is amazing married to a lady who is also into the entertainment industry, his wife, Quyen Tran is a cinematographer. The couple met on the set of a movie which he is yet to reveal. The couple since then has been on a sweet ride, with no rumors of separation.
They got married in New York City, though details of their wedding like the date are kept back. It is known though that the wedding saw a parade of actors and a number of close friends.
Sam Riegel, alongside his wife, Quyen Tran has two children, though information about their second child is not revealed, it is known that Riegel’s son by name Maximus Riegel is also a voice actor like his father. The young boy has a very promising future in the show biz world and has the right environment nourish it. Maximus’ voice is featured in Pickle and Peanut, Elena of Avalor and Twelve Forever.
Though his voice is only heard in films, he is a handsome dude who would be loved if he could grace the screens. Though details about his measurements have not been revealed to the public, it was drawn from one of his tweets that he stands at a height of 6 feet.