Now that everyone knows about Jessica Lowndes and her surprise romance with Jon Lovitz, everyone’s wondering — who IS he? Here’s everything you need to know about the comedian!
Jon Lovitz, 58, may be a new name to some of you, but the truth is he has had a long, fruitful career as a comedian/actor. Just wait until you find out where you’ve totally seen the much older man Jessica Lowndes, 27, has been romantically linking herself to.
1.) He’s A ‘Saturday Night Live’ Alum
Jon was a part of the SNL cast for five years form 1985 – 1990. He was such a vital part of the cast and it’s hilarious sketches that he was nominated for an Emmy the first two years he was on the show. When the series celebrated it’s 40th anniversary, they included Jon in their “In Memoriam” of deceased cast members before panning to him looking shocked in the audience. Too funny!
2.) Jon’s Appeared In Over 40 Different Movies
Not only was Jon a great television comedian, but he has had a long, lucrative career in quite a few hilarious films. There’s no way you haven’t seen him in a bunch of Adam Sandler films such as The Wedding Singer, Little Nicky, and Grown Ups 2. Plus, he also co-starred in Casino Jack, Southland Tales, and The Benchwarmers!
3.) He’s Roasted Bob Saget & Charlie Sheen
Jon’s stand-up career may have only started in 2003, but it didn’t take him long to become the master of roasts on Comedy Central! In 2008 he was invited to roast fellow comedian and everyone’s favorite TV dad, Bob Saget. Three years later in 2011, Jon returned to the roasting stage to take on Charlie Sheen. Maybe he’s full of tiger blood, too?
4.) Jon’s Also Been On Broadway
Proving that his talented is extremely well-rounded, Jon once took over for Henry Winkler as the starring role in Broadway’s The Dinner Party. Jon was also invited to sing at Carnegie Hall once, too!
5) Jon Has Never Been Married & Has No Children
Hmm, this is good news for Jessica! Her new boyfriend — and possible fiance — doesn’t have a whole lot of baggage to carry around. Once quick Google search about his romantic life reveals that he’s never been married, and he doesn’t have any children.
Tell us, HollywoodLifers — Are YOU into Jessica and Jon as a couple? Comment below and let us know why or why not!