Rainn Wilson
Rainn Wilson
Real Name/Full Name Rain Dietrich Wilson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Rainn Wilson
Birth Place: Washington, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 20 January 1966
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 189 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Robert G. Wilson
Mother –Shay Cooper
Siblings: N/A
School: Kellogg Middle School, Shorecrest High School and New Trier High School
College: University of Washington and New York University
Religion: Baha’i
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Holiday Reinhorn
Kids/Children Name: Walter McKenzie Wilson
Profession: Actor, comedian, writer and producer
Net Worth: $16 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Rainn Dietrich Wilson is an American actor, comedian, journalist, and producer who was born on January 20, 1966. He is most known for his appearance as Dwight Schrute on the NBC sitcom The Office, for which he earned three Emmy Award nominations in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Wilson, a Seattle native, started acting at the University of Washington and went on to perform in New York City theatre after graduating in 1986. Wilson made his film debut in Galaxy Quest (1999), and then went on to appear in supporting roles in Almost Famous (2000), Steven Soderbergh’s Full Frontal (2002), and House of 1000 Corpses (2003). In the HBO series Six Feet Under, he played Arthur Martin on a recurring basis.

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Biography and Early Life

Wilson was born at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, to yoga instructor and actress Shay Cooper and author, poet, and business strategist Robert G. Wilson (1941-2020), who wrote the science fiction novel Tentacles of Dawn.

Wilson traces his ancestry to Norway. Wilson lived in Nicaragua with his father and stepmother, Kristin, from the age of three to five, before returning to Seattle following their divorce.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rainn Wilson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rainn Wilson’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 20 January 1966. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 189 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84 kg in Kilograms.


In Shoreline, Washington, he attended Kellogg Middle School and Shorecrest High School, where he played clarinet and bassoon in the school band. After his family relocated to Wilmette, Illinois, to work at the Bahá National Centre, he switched to and graduated from New Trier High School.

Wilson earned a bachelor’s degree in drama from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1986. He then went to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts’ Graduate Acting Program, where he earned an MFA in acting and was a director of The Acting Company. To make ends meet while performing in dramatic plays in New York City, he rode a moving truck.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Rainn Wilson With Wife Holiday Reinhorn
Rainn Wilson With Wife Holiday Reinhorn

Wilson is married to Holiday Reinhorn, a journalist. Reinhorn had moved to Seattle to attend the university from her hometown of Portland, Oregon, and the pair met in an acting class there. In 1995, the couple married on the Kalama River in Washington, and their son, Walter, was born in 2004.

They own a home in Sisters, Oregon, as well as a home in Los Angeles. Oona, Pilot, and Diamond are three pit bulls; Snortington and Amy are two Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs; Chili Beans is a donkey; and Derek is a zonkey.

Is Rainn Wilson Gay?

No, he is not gay. With him living a celebrity life, it’s hard to live a secret sexual life without one day coming out in public. So far, nothing has come out to show him being gay at one time. Furthermore, he has been married to his wife Reihorn for more than 15 years now.

Professional Career

Wilson made appearances in the comedy film Sahara and the independent mockumentary film The Life Coach in 2005. Wilson was elected in 2008. Wilson was cast in the network series The Office as Dwight Schrute, a neurotic office worker, the same year.

In 2007, 2008, and 2009, he was nominated for an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor. He won two SAG awards for the series’ outstanding comedy cast. Wilson directed three episodes of the programme, including “The Cover-Up” in season 6, “Classy Christmas” in season 7, and “Get the Girl” in season 8.

Wilson became the second cast member from The Office to host Saturday Night Live on February 24, 2007. (after Steve Carell). Wilson starred in commercials for the 2007 United States women’s national soccer team as public affairs officer “Jim Mike” during the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Wilson played the “creepy elevator man” in the music videos for Ferraby Lionheart’s “Harry and Bess” and Andy Grammer’s “Keep Your Head Up” in August 2010.

Wilson appeared in Cooties, an independent horror comedy, and The Kid, a thriller, both in 2014. (2015). Wilson portrayed Everett Backstrom, an offensive, self-destructive detective who is part of a squad of quirky criminologists, in the Fox crime drama Backstrom. The series is based on the same-named Swedish novel series by Leif G. W. Persson. Wilson also worked as a writer on the film. After 13 episodes, Fox decided to cancel the show. He made his TV debut in 2016 as a guest star on Roadies.


Rainn Wilson has been able to earn four awards over the course of his career. They are as follows:

  1. Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2004.
  2. Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 2007 and 2008.
  3. Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy/Variety Specials in 2009.
  4. TV Land Future Classic Award in 2008.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rainn Wilson in 2024

Rainn Wilson Net Worth
Rainn Wilson Net Worth

As of 2024, Rainn Wilson currently has an estimated net worth of $16 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He loves playing chess and placed second in the PogChamps 3 online chess tournament.

Rainn Wilson is an amazing and multi-talented actor who has presented us with some amazing performances. We all look forward to more of his performances in the future.


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