Is George Wendt related to Jason Sudeikis? The Ted Lasso star confirmed his relationship with the Cheers star in a game of “True or False.”
George Wendt is a prominent actor and comedian widely recognized for his role on the television sitcom Cheers. His role in the NBC series earned him six consecutive nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award (for Outstanding Supporting actor).
On the other hand, Jason Sudeikis is also a well-accomplished actor, comedian, producer, and writer.
If you are wondering if George Wendt is related to Jason Sudeikis, then you are at the right place. Here is the complete detail of their relationship and family tree.
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Is George Wendt Related To Jason Sudeikis? Are They Newphew And Uncle – Family Tree
George Wendt is the maternal uncle of Jason Sudeikis. Jason is the son of George’s elder sister.
Moreover, Tom Howard renowned photographer who served at the Washington Bureau of P & A, is George Wendt’s grandfather and Jason Sudeikis’ great-grandfather.
George Wendt is the uncle of Jason Sudeikis. (Image Source: The List)
Born George Robert Wendt Jr., George Wendt is the son of Loretta Mary (formerly Howard) and George Robert Wendt. The 74-year-old is one of nine kids of his parents.
Wendt’s six sisters include Nancy, Karen, Mary Ann, Loretta, Marti, and Kathryn Wendt (Jason Sudeikis’ mother). The Wendt siblings’ father was an officer in the Navy and a realtor. George and his siblings are Irish and have one-quarter of German heritage.
Furthermore, the Ted Lasso star Jason Sudeikis also confirmed his relationship with the Cheers star in a game of True or False.
When questioned if it was true that George Wendt Jr. was his uncle, Sudeikis confirmed that Wendt was his mother’s younger brother.
Also, Jason explained why he doesn’t use his first real name. Sudeikis said he shared the name Daniel with his father. So, his mom uses his middle name, “Jason,” to differentiate them.
Jason jokingly said, “I am Daniel Jason, and my father is Daniel Joseph. So, my mother decided to call me Jason so we would know who she was yelling at.”
Meet Jason Sudeikis Parents
Daniel Jason Sudeikis’ parents welcomed him – Kathryn Sudeikis (formerly Wendt) and Daniel Josephy Sudeikis – on 18 September 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia.
The 47-year-old star’s mother served as the American Society of Travel Agents president and travel agent at Brennco.
His father is a vice president of business development. Both of his parents are from Illinois. While his dad is of Irish and Lithuanian descent, his mother is of Irish and German descent.
Jason Sudeikis’ mother, Kathryn, is George Wendt’s elder sister. (Image Source: People)
Moreover, Jason Sudeikis has two younger sisters – Kristin and Lindsay Sudeikis.
Sudeikis was born with a condition called anosmia, leaving him without the ability to smell.
Sudeikis moved with his family to Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas, which he has referred to as his hometown.
After graduating from Shawnee Mission West High School, he won a basketball scholarship at Fort Scott Community College but left before completing his studies there.
George Wendt And Jason Sudeikis Net Worth
George Wendt and his nephew Jason Sudeikis have accumulated enormous fame and fortune throughout their remarkable career.
As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, George Wendt’s net worth is $25 million. Jason Sudeikis’ riches are the same as his uncle’s, i.e., $25 million.
We wish the uncle and nephew duo more prosperity and success in the coming days.
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