While in high school, he started attending improv workshops at ComedySportz in Kansas City; later cofounded the comedy troupe Der Monkenpickle.
Earned a basketball scholarship to Fort Scott Community College but was kicked off the team because of poor grades.
First professional performing experience came with the Second City National Touring Company, Improv Olympic and the Annoyance Theater; later acted with the group Boom Chicago in Amsterdam and was a founding member of Second City Las Vegas.
Nephew of former Cheers star and SNL's "Superfan" mainstay George Wendt, who encouraged Sudeikis to audition for Saturday Night Live after attending an improv performance.
Hired first as a writer for Saturday Night Live in 2003.
Ex-wife Kay Cannon was a writer for NBC's 30 Rock, on which Sudeikis had a recurring role.
His voice-acting work includes The Cleveland Show and the video game Grand Theft Auto IV.
Kathy Sudeikis — Mother
Daisy Josephine Sudeikis — Daughter
Dan Sudeikis — Father
Otis Alexander Sudeikis — Son
George Wendt — Uncle
Olivia Wilde — Fiancée
January Jones — Ex-significant Other
Kay Cannon — Ex-wife
Lindsay Sudeikis — Sister
Attended Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, Kansas, United States