Howie Mandel is a Canadian actor, comedian and television host, best known as the host of the NBC game show “Deal or No Deal”. He starred alongside Amy Steel in the 1987 comedy film Walk Like a Man, and portrayed rowdy ER intern Dr. Wayne Fiscus on the NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. He also created and starred in the children’s cartoon Bobby’s World, and judges on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Born on November 29, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to parents Evy and Al Mendel, he started his show biz career by chance while catching amateur night at the Comedy Store on the L.A. Sunset Strip during a vacation. He is married to Terry Soil with whom he has three children: two daughters, Riley and Jackie, and a son, Alex.
Howie Mandel Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 29 November 1955
Birth Place: Willowdale, Toronto, Canada
Birth Name: Howie Michael Mandel II
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Comedian, Actor, Television host
Race/Ethnicity: White (Ashkenazi Jewish)
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Howie Mandel Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 9¾”
Height in Meters: 1.77 m
Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Howie Mandel Family Details:
Father: Al Mendel (Lighting manufacturer)
Mother: Evy Mandel
Spouse/Wife: Terry Mandel (m. 1980)
Children: Alex Mandel (Son) (b. 1989), Jackie Mandel (Daughter) (b. 1984), Riley Mandel (Daughter) (b. 1992)
Siblings: Steven Mandel (Brother)
Howie Mandel Education:
Georges Vanier Secondary School
Newtonbrook Secondary School
Harbord Collegiate Institute
William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute
Howie Mandel Facts:
*He was born on November 29, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
*He was raised Jewish.
*He used to work as a carpet salesman.
*He hosted the premiere of Fox’s flash-mob show, Mobbed in 2011.
*His idol was Julie London, and acting mentor was Norman Lloyd.
*He is friends with Jay Leno.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.