Who is Hayes MacArthur?
Born at 16e In April 1977, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, Hayes MacArthur established himself as a household name, thanks to his talents as a comedian, actor and screenwriter. The celebrity is 1.89 m tall and weighs 80 kg, with unreported vital statistics.
Little information is available about Hayes’ parents, Bruce and Shelley MacArthur, although we do know that the comedian’s mother remarried to businessman William F. Farley, who spent 15 years as CEO and chairman of Fruit of the Loom. , and is also known as a co-owner of the Chicago White Sox baseball team.
Hayes and his younger brother Scott, who is also a renowned actor and writer, attended Deerfield Academy, where Hayes continued his studies at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from the illustrious institution, he also played as a quarterback on the football team. Later Hayes perfected his craft at the Atlantic Theater Company and at Groundlings Theater Company. The comedian’s interest in art seems to run in families, as his great-aunt Helen Hayes — aka the “First Lady of American Theater” — is a respected actress in the industry whose career spanned an incredible eight decades.
Hayes’ career began in 2003, the year the actor took first place in the annual Rebels of Comedy Competition and earned his first of many acting credits after a gripping performance in “Smooth.” Two years later, he wrote, produced, and starred in “The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend,” a 16-minute comedy short film that was piloted in 2006. He also played Andy Pilgrim in an episode of “Medium”, portraying Dusty Wurtman in “Wiener Park”, and starred as Mike Sheppard in the short “Open Mike”. The late 2000s were also incredibly active years for Hayes’ career, as he landed roles in ‘Lower Learning’, ‘Homo Erectus’ and ‘The Game Plan’, carving out his own niche in the world of comedy.
In between regular jobs, Hayes appeared on such series as “Larry David” and “My Boys,” and his first recurring role came in 2008 as Chad on five episodes of “Worst Week.” The new decade saw Hayes dazzle millions of viewers with his performances in “She’s Out of My League”, “Life as we know it” and “Answers to nothing”. The hardworking star also landed the coveted recurring role as Rex in “Perfect Couples,” the humorous rom-com series starring Kyle Bornheimer and Christine Woods.
Hayes’ other notable roles include his portrayal of Jay Geils in “Angie Tribeca,” a popular series that mixed powerful action scenes with crime and comedy.
Nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards thanks to its incredible stunt coordination, the show ran for three seasons and boasted such talents as Rashida Jones and Deon Cole. In 2018, Hayes starred Mountie Podien in “Super Troopers 2,” an action comedy production that grossed millions at the box office thanks to a star-studded cast and hilarious scenes. Written, directed by and starring Jay Chandrasekhar, with Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme, the film won Golden Trailer Awards in the categories of Best Comedy Poster, Best Teaser Poster, and Best Trailerbyte for a Feature Film.
Showing his artistic scope, Hayes played a serial killer in a 2019 episode of “Into The Dark,” a humorous Hulu series that contained horror elements and took viewers on a roller coaster ride. His character, Chester Conklin, spent the episode playing terrifying mind games with two siblings residing in a remote motel. About his role as Chester, Hayes explained in a interview“What I found out was that it’s a lot of the same tricks and timing that comedy takes to get scared… So I first made the connection that maybe startle and laughter are the same technical trick”.
Hayes reportedly met his future wife, the actress and former model Ali Larter, in December 2005, although we don’t know where.
The couple then worked together on “Homo Erectus” two years later, and were married in a private summer ceremony in August 2009. Ali and Hayes are tight-lipped about their relationship, though the actress confessed to having been a part of a rare 2009 interview with Cosmopolitan. having been unlucky in love until she met the comedian, who “showed her the way”. Ali, a hopeless romantic, also said she wanted to find her future husband since she was 15. Since they tied the knot, the famous couple has since completed their family with the arrival of Theodore and Vivienne, born in 2011 and 2014 respectively.
Happy Birthday Ali Larter and Hayes MacArthur! The famous do four are celebrating 9 years of marriage today!
Ali has spoken of her struggles with parenthood, saying, “I think there’s too much pressure on moms these days… It makes you so stressed out and I think one of the joys of having my second is that I’m really relaxed about myself”. It seems the key to the couple’s solid relationship is the quality time they enjoy together, between juggling their busy careers and other responsibilities. In January 2018, Hayes and Ali were… photographed stroll along the beaches of sunny Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, ringing in the new year in the company of friends and loved ones. Before meeting Hayes, Ali was in a committed relationship with the director and screenwriter Azazel Jacobs, although it is believed the couple went through a rough patch when the beautiful blonde bonded with the comedian.
As for Hayes, none of his former girlfriends have been public figures, meaning there is virtually no information about them.
Hayes’ net worth is estimated to be over $1 million as of 2022, and can earn up to $32,000 a month thanks to his popularity in Hollywood. Meanwhile, his wife is reportedly worth a cool $10 million as a result of her unforgettable roles in “Resident Evil”, “Final Destination” and “American Outlaws”.