Are you a fan of Adam Savage’s work and follow his YouTube channel? This article covers all the controversial aspects of his personal as well as professional life.

Adam Whitney Savage was born on July 15, 1967, and is working as an American special effect’s designer, actor, fabricator, educator, and television personality.

He is also known as Jamie Hyneman of the Disney Channel television series MythBusters and Unchained Reaction. He is also the host of the TV program Savage builds which was premiered on the Science Channel in 2019.

In recent times, the Adam Savage net worth has been a matter of curiosity and has been changing continuously.

Adam Savage Early life

Adam Whitney was born in New York City and was raised in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and graduated from Sleepy Hollow High School in 1985. 

Adam Savage Early life
Adam Savage Early life

His father Whitney Lee Savage was a painter and filmmaker known for the work in Sesame Street and has a permanent exhibit in the Discovery Museum in Charleston, West Virginia.

Savage was the second youngest of the six children. He began acting as a child and was trained for five years in an acting school. He voiced animated characters like Sesame Street, worked as a helper in Star Wars, and the Billy Joel music video “You’re Only Human”.

Adam Savage wife

Adam Savage was married to Julia Ward on September 11, 2004, and has twin sons from a previously involved relationship. He has to wear hearing aids in both his ears due to congenital osteosclerosis. In the late 1980s, he resided at Eight Avenue and Carroll Street in Brooklyn.

Savage publicly stated that he is an atheist in a YouTube video dated 14 December 2020. He implied in the video that he was an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church and believes in doing what is right. He had a lifelong interest in designing and making cosplay.

Savage has a younger sister Miranda Pacchiana who filed a lawsuit against him alleging that he raped her when they were children.

Adam Savage the expanse

It was never a secret that Adam Savage has been a superfan of the Expanse and hosted a 360-degree set tour of the Rocinante with Daniel Abraham and Expanse. It is an in-depth special with the help of the 10 episodes of the television and the fans gave an insider perspective.

Adam Savage the expanse
Adam Savage the expanse

Adam not only spends time on set and it hit off with the producers and will appear as the guest star on an upcoming episode. His guest appearances have hit better than the normal episodes and the wild speculations began as soon as the news spread out.

Adam Savage age

As Adam Savage was born on 15 July 1967, he is 53 years old and is a national resident of the United States of America. He gravitated towards acting from his early age and due to his father’s connections, he grabbed the voice acting roles within the Sesame Street series.

He found his first model maker success in the industry by working on films like Galaxy Quest, Bicentennial Man, Star Wars episodes, Matric, Space Cowboys, and many others.

Outside of being a model maker also worked as a set designer, animator, and film developer. After he established his importance behind the screen in the movie industry he started to act again.

Gradually he began with cameo roles in films like Ever Since the World ended, an episode of CSI, The Expanse, and Blade Runner. He became famous as an actor with the debut of MythBusters in 2003 on the Discovery Channel.

MythBusters is an animated show which provided a foil to Jamie Hyneman’s straight and reserved persona. Many people like Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Scottie Chapman appeared in the second season of the show.

The Search which is an extended version of MythBusters is now filmed in Santa Clarita and some other locations in southern California.

Adam Savage age
Adam Savage age

Both Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman analyzed urban myths and saw whether they were true or not in the series. For this, in many cases, they had to go through experiments and tests extensively.

This show was educational and thus became extremely popular which led to the widespread fame of the actor.

This show was also accompanied by many controversial incidents or rumors which happened during the filming of the series. Adam Savage suffers from osteosclerosis which is a genetic disorder. The symptoms of this disease include tinnitus, hearing loss, vertigo, and many others.

The success of this show led Savage and Hyneman to be the judges on the game show ‘Unchained Reaction’ which was telecasted in 2012.

He is an occasional guest in many shows which are non-profit art promoting shows. A weekly podcast namely The Adam Savage Project was also initiated and was launched on 5 June 2012.

He toured with Michael Steven in 2017 on the Brain Candy Live tour and played the role of a mission specialist in one of the Caliban war episodes in the series The Expanse. He was also named the humanist of the year in 2017 by the American Humanist Association at their annual conference.


He is a driving force behind Tested which is a YouTube series and the channel revolves around the same themes as MythBusters. His channel has more than 6 million subscribers and almost 1 billion views. It generates more than 700,000 views daily. This amounts to the earning of more than $3000 per day.

He owns a large number of properties in San Francisco with one of the properties worth more than $2.1 million.


An American actor, host, and designer, Adam Savage has a net worth of about $8 million. He is widely renowned for his series MythBusters and also worked extensively in the film industry both behind the scenes as a designer, voiceover artist, and in front of the camera in some of the biggest shows and Hollywood blockbusters.

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