25 Facts About Adam Savage


Adam Whitney Savage was born on July 15,1967 and is an American special effects designer and fabricator, actor, educator, and television personality and producer, best known as the former co-host of the Discovery Channel television series MythBusters and Unchained Reaction.


Adam Savage is the host of the TV program Savage Builds, which premiered on the Science Channel on June 14,2019.


Adam Savage is most active on the platform Adam Savage's Tested which includes a website and a YouTube channel.


Adam Savage graduated from Sleepy Hollow High School in 1985.


Adam Savage's maternal grandfather Cushman Haagensen was a surgeon who pioneered breast cancer surgery.


Adam Savage's father Whitney Lee Savage was a painter, filmmaker, and animator known for his work on Sesame Street, and he has work in the permanent collection of the Clay Center in Charleston, West Virginia.


Adam Savage was the second youngest of six children, with the four older children coming from his parents' previous marriages.

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Adam Savage has two older brothers, two older sisters, and one younger sister.


Adam Savage began acting as a child and had five years of acting school.


Adam Savage has worked as an animator, graphic designer, carpenter, projectionist, film developer, television presenter, set designer, toy designer, and gallery owner.


Adam Savage played the role of a helpful engineer in the 2001 film Ever Since the World Ended and the role of an army surplus store owner who sells a man a rocket engine for his pickup truck in 2006 in The Darwin Awards, which featured MythBusters co-star Jamie Hyneman.


Adam Savage previously taught advanced model making in the department of industrial design at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.


Adam Savage was a featured performer at the three w00tstock v1.


Adam Savage appeared as a guest on Diggnation 220th show.


Adam Savage has been a regular guest speaker at the annual Maker Faire since 2008, speaking on different topics such as his obsession with the dodo bird and problem-solving, and taking questions from the audience members about MythBusters, among other topics.


Adam Savage hosted an episode of the Discovery Channel series Curiosity, in which he speculated as to whether or not it is possible for humans to live forever.


In 2011, Adam Savage appeared as "Dan" in a short film directed by Frank Ippolito titled Night of the Little Dead.


On March 24,2012 Adam Savage appeared as a featured speaker at the first Reason Rally in Washington DC On May 18,2012, Adam Savage was the commencement speaker at Sarah Lawrence College.


In June 2017, Adam Savage was named "Humanist of the Year" by the American Humanist Association at their annual conference.


October 2017, Adam Savage played a cameo as a merchant selling blood bags in the Blade Runner 2049 short film prequel, 2048: Nowhere to Run.


On February 20,2020, Adam Savage was appointed the Creative Director of SiliCon, succeeding Steve Wozniak.


In 2019 Adam Savage published his first book, Every Tool's a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It, exploring his approach to making.


Adam Savage wears hearing aids in both ears due to congenital otosclerosis.


Adam Savage later moved in with his parents for less than a year, working for a graphic design firm in Manhattan.


Pacchiana removed her original blog post about Adam Savage, which had precipitated the lawsuit.

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