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15 Definitive Truths You Did Not Know About Seth Meyers

1. He currently hosts Late Night with Seth Meyers, a late-night talk show that airs on NBC.

2. He also hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2014, starred in the animated Hulu series The Awesomes

3. Meyers was born in Evanston, Illinois, and was raised in Okemos, Michigan from ages 4–10 and Bedford, New Hampshire after that.

4. His mother, Hilary Claire , was a French teacher, and his father, Laurence Meyers, Jr., worked in finance. His younger brother is actor Josh Meyers.

5. His paternal grandfather was Jewish, and later graduated from Manchester High School West in New Hampshire.

6. He then attended and graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, where he became a member of the fraternity Phi Gamma Delta.

7. Before SNL, Meyers got his improv comedy start as a member of the Northwestern University improv sketch group Mee-Ow.

8. He continued his career at ImprovOlympic with the group Preponderate as well as overseas as a cast member of Boom Chicago, an English language improv troupe based in Amsterdam,

9. Meyers appeared with Brendan Fraser and Anita Briem in the 2008 3D film Journey to the Center of the Earth.

10. He starred in the 2004 comedy See This Movie with John Cho.

11. In July 2008, Meyers directed the web series The Line on Crackle. Meyers has hosted the Webby Awards twice, in 2008 and 2009.

12. In fall 2009, Meyers co-anchored two episodes of Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday with Poehler.

13. In the season 29 episode hosted by Lindsay Lohan, he portrayed Ron Weasley in a parody of Harry Potter.

14. When interviewed, he said, “We all know how lucky we are to have the jobs we have.

15. You have to change the rules because people are watching TV in a different way.”

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