Megan Ganz is an esteemed screenwriter who has amassed an immense fortune. Currently she serves on FXX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as both writer and executive producer.
She began her career in New York City by working at Mad Magazine and the news satire website The Onion, as well as interviewing for This American Life where an agent heard of her interview about television writing.
Early Life and Education
Ganz was editor-in-chief of The Every Three Weekly during her senior year at University of Michigan and found it one of her happiest student experiences, drawing influence from The Onion, Dave Barry, Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson and actor/comedian/activist Bill Cosby among others.
After graduating, she interned at Mad Magazine in New York City and eventually became assistant editor before being promoted to associate editor.
In 2010, Ganz began writing for the NBC show Community, before joining Modern Family three years later. Additionally, she designed and produced an animated action-comedy pilot called Cassius and Clay that was expected to air alongside Archer on FXX, but this project never progressed past its pilot stage.
Ganz has made her mark as a prolific Screenwriter. She earns a healthy annual income and lives an easygoing life style.
She has written for various shows, with forthcoming projects including Mythic Quest on Amazon Prime Video and an original movie by Netflix. Additionally, she serves as executive producer on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
At University of Michigan, she wrote for campus publication The Every Three Weekly. This experience remains one of her fondest college memories. Following graduation, she relocated to New York where she accepted an assistant editor position with news satire website The Onion; later becoming associate editor.
Achievement and Honors
Megan Ganz graduated with honors from Kalamazoo’s Hackett Catholic Central High School before attending the University of Michigan where she served as editor-in-chief for The Every Three Weekly. Subsequently she interned at Mad Magazine before accepting an assistant editor position with The Onion and being later promoted to associate editor status.
Since 2017, she has been working on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as an associate writer. Additionally, she serves as one of the writers for Comedy Central sketch show Important Things with Demetri Martin.
Her story as a woman working in television writing can be an inspiring lesson to students, reminding them of how hard work and perseverance play such an integral role in becoming successful.
Megan Ganz is married to British comedian Humphrey Ker since May 30, 2015 and keeps both her personal and romantic life private. As an agnostic she remains closed about discussing religious or political affiliations.
She credits Dave Barry, Louis Sachar, Bill Cosby, Charles Schulz, and Mad as being her inspirations. In 2002 she graduated from Hackett Catholic Focal Secondary School in Kalamazoo Michigan before going on to complete a degree program from the College of Michigan while serving as editor-in-chief for The Each Three Weekly.
In 2015, she created and produced an animated action-comedy pilot called Cassius and Clay that was intended to pair with Archer on FXX. Prior to leaving Community for Modern Family in 2013, she served as writer on both programs before co-creating Mythic Quest with Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day – an Apple TV+ comedy series she co-wrote alongside them.
Megan Ganz is an American writer currently earning a significant income through her writing. Over recent years, her salary has steadily increased.
After graduating high school at Hackett Catholic Central in Kalamazoo, she earned an honors degree from the University of Michigan where she served as editor-in-chief for The Every Three Weekly publication.
Ganz began writing for the NBC comedy Community in 2010. Following its shortened fourth season, in 2013 she joined Modern Family’s writing staff as well as designing and producing an animated action-comedy pilot called Cassius and Clay that was supposed to air alongside Archer but never progressed past pilot stage. Today she serves as an executive producer/writer on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia alongside Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton and Charlie Day.