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Mark Allen Profile
Mark Allen is a seven-time Emmy Award-winning television producer/host; and, producer, writer, or director of multiple feature films including APParition with Mena Suvari and Kevin Pollak, Notorious Nick with Cody Christian, and the FearPHarm franchise. He is the co-writer and co-director of Eric Robert’s thriller 616 Wilford Lane and director of the Cannes World Film Festival’s official selection of Amy’s F@#K It List.
Mark Allen Age
Allen is 58 years old as of 2023. He was born on 15th March 1965 in Amarillo, Texas, United States of America. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on 15th March every year.
Mark Allen Height
He stands at the height of 6 feet tall. However, information about his height will be updated when available.
Mark Allen Family
He was born in Amarillo, Texas, United States of America. However, he has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. We will update this information as soon as it is available.
Mark Allen Wife
Mark S. Allen is happily married to his loving wife Janette Allen. The couple is blessed with three children. However, he has not revealed any information regarding his wife and their children. Research is ongoing we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Mark Allen books
In 2016, his book 100 Things to Do in Sacramento Before You Die was published by Reedy Press in their 100 Things series, and volume two was released in 2021. He has a Guinness World Record for jalapeño pepper eating. He has been Mark Zuckerberg’s guest at the Facebook campus on numerous occasions to host celebrity movie screening Q&As. Furthermore, he has also hosted screenings for two California governors. In 2017 he was awarded the Children’s Miracle Network “Person Of The Year” award for his ongoing efforts to raise funds for children’s hospitals.
Mark Allen Career
He is the executive producer/host of the Emmy Award-winning syndicated movie show Extra Butter TV and a cast member on Morning Blend on KXTV in Sacramento. He was previously the host of Comedy Central’s award-winning series Short Attention Span Theater and the creator, producer, and host of Mark at the Movies. In 2018 he co-founded and continued to co-own THE SMART AXE CO, the largest California-based chain of World Axe League-certified Axe bars. Allen got his broadcasting start as a radio personality, in Dallas, Sacramento (at KSFM FM-102.5), and Southern California.
Furthermore, in 1988, to raise awareness and funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Allen agreed to live 24 hours a day, seven days a week on a billboard for a month. On the third night of the stunt, Allen fell off the billboard breaking bones in both legs and feet while also suffering a concussion. The day after he fell off the billboard, the local American River Fire Department rushed out and took him to the hospital. But after getting cast, he still insisted upon returning to the top to complete the fundraiser. In 2011, he returned to radio in Sacramento on KZZO 100.5 FM
Mark Allen hosts
In 1991, Allen was one of the hosts of the youth-oriented news program Scratch produced by KXTV in Sacramento. He created and hosted a segment about teen romance called Dateless and Desperate. Additionally, in 1993, Allen replaced comedians Jon Stewart and Patty Rosborough as host of the Comedy Central network show Short Attention Span Theater. Moreover, from 1996-2016 Allen was the CBS affiliate’s entertainment anchor, film critic, stuntman, and arts and entertainment host on Good Day Sacramento. Furthermore, on October 30, 2015, Allen swam from the new Bay Bridge nonstop to the Golden Gate Bridge on live TV, days after the first recorded shark attack in the history of San Francisco Bay was recorded.
Allen appeared as a co-host with Chris O’Donnell on the Critics’ Choice Awards 2008 Red Carpet Pre Show. In 2009, Allen created the movie review show Mark at the Movies. While it first aired locally, Reelz quickly acquired the rights and ran it until 2015. It won two Emmys in 2010 and a third in 2011. Moreover, in 2017, he created the celebrity interview show Extra Butter TV which he hosts and produces, winning Emmy Awards in 2017 and 2019. Extra Butter TV is syndicated in 27 countries. Since 2016 he has been one of the cast members of The Morning Blend on ABC10.
Mark Allen Film
He is the producer and co-writer of the 2019 feature film APParition starring Mena Suvari and Kevin Pollak. In 2020. he was a writer and producer on Ballbuster starring Jerry O’Connell, Fear Pharm, and Fear PHarm 2. Additionally, he is a producer of the 2021 film Notorious Nick. Based on the true story of MMA champion Nick Newell starring Cody Christian and Elisabeth Rohm. 616 Wilford Lane, which Allen produced, co-wrote, and co-directed, is in post-production as of April 2021. In 2017, he was named California Film Commission Person of the Year. Moreover, Allen played an FBI Agent in Joe Carnahan’s feature-length debut Blood, Guts, Bullets, and Octane. He appeared as a journalist in the 2016 film Independence Day: Resurgence. He also makes appearances in films he has produced.
Mark Allen Workmates
- Bridgette Bjorlo
- Rob Carlmark
- Monica Coleman
- Walt Gray
- Monica Woods
- Lora Painter
- Kurt Rivera
- Morgan Rynor
- Chris Thomas
- Jordan Tolbert
- Devin Trubey
Mark Allen Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at ABC10 News.
Mark Allen Net Worth
Allen has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as an Anchor and movie producer.
Mark Allen Social Media Platforms
Allen is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 15.4k followers on Twitter, 34.2k followers on Instagram, and 35k followers on Facebook.