Alan Sepinwall is an American television reviewer and writer who debuted his two-decades-long career in the field of journalism. He is best known for his works in The Sar Ledger, HitFix, and Uproxx.
|Born Name||Alan Sepinwall|
|Birth Place||United States|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m)|
|Profession||Writer, Television Reviewer|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Age||46 years old|
|Parents||Jerry Sepinwall, Harriet Sepinwall|
Sepinwall currently writes for the Rolling Stone Magazine. He is also a writer of some of the best selling books like The Revolution Was Televised and TV (The Book): Two Experts Pick the Greatest American Shows of All Time. Wanna know what else he wrote? Then, let’s find out!!!!!
Alan Sepinwall is A Millionaire!
Alan Sepinwall holds an estimated net worth of $1 million. He gathered that fortune from his career as a television reviewer and writer. Additionally, the average salary of a writer in the United States is $62,436 per year.
Sepinwall started writing television reviews while studying at his college. He was a great fan of the ABC police drama series NYPD Blue and used to write reviews of the show on Usenet newsgroups.
Thanks to his excellent writing ability, he was able to own a job as a television columnist at The Star-Ledger in 1996. The Star-Ledger is the largest circulated newspaper in New Jersey. He worked for nearly 14 years in the brand until 2010.
The writer then joined the entertainment news website, HitFix. He started working as a television reviewer. Moreover, he used to review nearly fifteen television shows every week. During his time at HitFix, he also did a podcast, Firewall & Iceberg. After working six years for the news site, he left HitFix in 2016.
After leaving HitFix, Alan started working for another popular culture news website Uproxx. He hosted a podcast there called TV Avalanche with fellow television critic, Brian Grubb. A year later, he also left Uproxx and started writing for the American monthly magazine Rolling Stone.
Sepinwall also debuted all of his life on journalism. While going through the peak of his career, he interviewed many television stars. First, he interviewed The Wire creator, David Simon. After that, he interviewed famous Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, and The O.C. creator Josh Schwartz.
The 46-year-old writer also played a significant role in the revival of the NBC Entertainment‘s show, Chuck. Besides, he is also a strong advocate of the shows like Lost, The Shield, Breaking Bad, and The Wire.
Alan wrote many books throughout his career. His first published work was on the 27th of July, 2004, when he released the book, Stop Being a Hater and Learn to Love The O.C. Further, the book costs $1.89 for its paperback edition.
After publishing the first book, Alan worked in various writing projects and was only able to publish his book after nearly eight years. He published his second book on November 21, 2012, The Revolution Was Televised. He self-published his second book. Later he released a sequel to the book with the same name on May 21, 2013, which can be bought at the price of $11.93 for its Kindle edition, whereas $12.56 for its paperback.
On 6 September 2016, Alan worked along with Matt Zoller to publish the book, Two Experts Pick the Greatest American Shows of All Time. Besides, he also wrote Breaking Bad 101: The Complete Critical Companion in 2017.
The American writer recently published his fifth book on January 8 of 2019. Furthermore, the book was titled The Sopranos Sessions.
Married and Father of Two
Alan Sepinwall is a married man. He shared the wedding vows with the love of his life in a private ceremony. The writer is secretive about his personal life due to which he hasn’t revealed the name of his wife.
Alongside being a good husband, Alan is also a proud father of his two children. He is a father of two beautiful children among which one is a daughter, and another one is a son.
Alan grew up in a family of greatly educated parents. His father, Jerry Sepinwall was a psychopharmacologist. Similarly, his mother, Harriet Sepinwall, was a professor of social studies at the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown. Just like Alan, Benjamin Taylor, Thorsten Von Overgaard, and Jordan Belfort are also famous writers and authors.
Quick Facts of Alan Sepinwall
- Alan Sepinwall studied at the Congregation Agudath Israel of West Essex and the University of Pennsylvania.
- He also did blogs for The Star-Ledger on the website All TV.
- The first television show he reviewed as a professional television critic is EX Streets.
- In 2010, Josh Levin called Alan as “acknowledged king of the form” who changed the nature of television criticism.