We're all familiar with the big name celebrities that star in our favorite tv shows and films. Sometimes though, it's the people behind the scenes who we never hear about, who have massive impact.

If you've never heard of him, Adam McKay is one great example. Adam McKay is a man who wears many, many hats. A renaissance man. A mover and a shaker. A kingmaker in the world of comedy.

He was involved in Succession as well as Anchorman, SNL and Step Brothers.  He was also a long time partner with Ferrell. We dug up some fascinating and surprising facts about the man.

For example, McKay reveals he was at one of the lowest points in his life during the release of his film Talladega Nights, which was the number one movie in America.

Want to learn more fascinating tidbits about this behind the scenes comedy legend? Here are 14 facts about comedy superhero Adam McKay. 

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