With the power of magic to unroll moments of laughter among his viewers, popularly nicknamed as Little Fella; Derek Waters is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He is best known as the host and co-creator of Comedy Central’s Drunk History.

He is also the creator of the comedic duo Derek & Simon; the duo can be seen starring together in the web series Derek & Simon: The Show.

His comical persona can also be enjoyed in several movies, and TV shows including It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, The Middle, The League and For Your Consideration (2006).

Derek Water Placed In Special Education At School

The Lutherville, Maryland native was born on 30 July 1979 as the son of parents; father John Waters and mother Jody with whom he is very close with. He also has a brother named Justin. He attended the Townson High School where he was in special ed, as he faced lots of hardships in school.

Waters Family: Derek Waters shares an old family picture with his parents and elder brother Justin (Photo: Derek Water's Instagram| 1 February 2013)

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Growing up, his parents were very supportive of his choices and didn’t want anything more than for him to be happy. The comical maestro at a young age wanted to become a baseball player once but failed to qualify into the high school team.

After this, he started acting in high school plays and that’s where his career aspirations to become an actor developed.

Derek Water’s Career  Progression From Comedian To Starring In Movies and TV Shows

Comedy being the actors forte he buckled up to achieve his aspirations by performing sketch comedy in L.A since 2000. He soon also became part of the comedic duo Derek & Simon with Simon Helberg. The duo was a hit amongst the audience and they also created the web series on website Super Deluxe with comedian Bob Oderinkl named Derek & Simon: The Show.

As a rising comedian, he also got a pilot deal with HBO in 2005 for his two short movies Derek & Simon: The Pity Card and Derek & Simon: A Bee and a Cigarette.

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Derek was soon in for massive success as in 2007 as he along with Jeremy Conner created the well-loved several times Emmy nominated series Drunk History. It is an American education comedy tv show which at first was part of a Funny or Die web series and later a tv show produced by Comedy Central.

Comedy Central TV Show: Derek Waters (right) on the set filming for Drunk History (Photo: Entertainment Weekly)

His comedic talent is not only limited to that he has also appeared in movies like For Your Consideration (2006), The Brothers Solomon, Hall Pass, and This Means War. Moving on to tv shows he has starred in Married To The Kellys (2003), Suburgatory, Happy Endings, The Sarah Silverman show, and Funny or Die Presents.

With such a prominent presence in the movies and tv shows industry, as a comedian, actor, and writer he has been able to accumulate a hefty net worth of $1 million for himself.

Derek Waters Finds Love But It’s Not With His Wife -- Dating New Girlfriend?

When it comes to his love life, Derek Waters was once married to his wife Jody which puts any gay speculations to rest. But no specific details have been outed regarding his previous married life with wife by the actor.

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Although his past marital life and the identity of his wife is mostly unknown luckily, for the fans, his present love interest and girlfriend is everywhere on his Instagram. He is currently dating Zara Zohlman who is a producer working in the musical department for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

New Partner: Derek Waters hugs his girlfriend for a picture (Photo: Derek Waters' Instagram| 2018)

The two are very much in love with each other and often share their chemistry on the social media. If their relationship progresses as smoothly like this, it’s of no doubt the couple will get married in the coming days!