Kristen Wiig

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Full Name Kristen Wiig
Age 47 Years Old
Nick Name Kristen Wiig
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date August 22nd, 1973
Birth Place Canandaigua, New York, U.S

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About Kristen Wiig

Kristen Carroll Wiig, popularly known as Kristen Wiig is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She started her career as a comedian as a member of the improvisational comedy troupe the Groundlings, later joining Saturday Night Live in 2005. Her notable films are Knocked Up, Adventureland, Whip It, and Paul among others. She has earned several nominations for her contributions to the entertainment industry. She earned Golden Globe nomination, BAFTA nomination, Academy Award nomination, and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for the film, Bridesmaids. 

Kristen Wiig was born on 22 August 1973. Her birth name is Kristen Carroll Wiig. Her birth place is in Canandaigua, New York in the United States. She holds an American nationality. She was born to American parents, Jon Wiig (father) and Laurie Johnston (mother). She belongs to white ethnicity. Her zodiac sign in Leo. She has a brother, Erik Wiig. She has Norwegian ancestry on her father's side, whereas she has English and Scottish ancestry on her mother's side. Her paternal grandfather emigrated from Norway to the United States as a child. 

Her family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania when she was three years old. Regarding her educational background, she attended Nitrauer Elementary School and Manheim Township Middle School. The family moved to Rochester when she was 13. She attended Allendale Columbia School and Brighton High School. She graduated high school from Brighton High School. Following her high school graduation, she attended Roanoke College but returned to Rochester where she attended community college there. She then attended the University of Arizona, where she majored in art. She initially took acting classes to fulfill a course requirement. She had accepted a job offer at a plastic surgery clinic where she had to draw pictures of people's postsurgery bodies. However, she decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.

Kristen Wiig stands at a height of 1.65 m i.e. 5 feet and 5 inches tall. She has a body weight of 123.5 lbs i.e. 56 kg. She has a slim body build. Her body measurements are 35-26-36 inches. Her bra size 34A. Her eye color is grayish blue and her hair color is dark brown. Her sexual orientation is straight. Her dress size is 6 (US), and her shoe size is 8(US).

Kristen Wiig SNL

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Television Career

  • She started her career in comedy joining the comedy troupe, The Groundlings in 2003. 
  • She made her television debut in 2003 with the appearance in Spike TV's The Joe Schmo Show. She played Dr. Pat. 
  • Her manager encouraged her to submit an audition tape to Saturday Night Live. Eventually, she was selected. 
  • She made her SNL debut on 12 November 2005. 
  • She became the full member of SNL beginning from season 32 in 2006. 
  • She portrayed numerous characters and impersonated numerous celebrities while at SNL.
  • She headlined in the Christmas special SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas in December 2009. 
  • For her work on SNL, she was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series from 2009 to 2012.
  • She left SNL in May 2012. She later returned to host SNL several times.
  • Her other notable television series are Arrested Development (2013), The Spoils of Babylon (2014), The Spoils Before Dying (2015), and The Last Man on Earth (2017).
  • She has guest appeared in numerous series including I'm with Her (2004), 30 Rock (2007), Fight of the Conchords (2009), Bored to Death (2009-2010), Portlandia (2012), Drunk History (2013), Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015), and Nobodies (2017-2018) among others.
  • She had the voice over roles in tv shows, Ugly Americans (2010), The Cleveland Show (2010), The Looney Tunes Show (2011-2014), The Simpsons (2011), SpongeBob SquarePants (2011), Big Mouth (2017-2019). 
  • She is a series regular on the animated sitcom, Bless the Harts, where she provides the voiceover role of Jenny Hart. 

 Kristen Wiig movies

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Film Career

  • She made her film debut with the 2006 Christmas movie, Unaccompanied Minors. 
  • She had appeared as an extra in the 2003 movie, Melvin Goes To Dinner. 
  • Her notable films are Knocked Up (2007), Whip It (2009), Paul (2011), Bridesmaids (2011), Girl Most Likely (2012), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013), The Skeleton Twins (2014), Welcome to Me (2014), The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015), The Martian (2015), Ghostbusters (2016), Downsizing (2017), Mother! (2017), and Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) among others.
  • She co-wrote the 2011 comedy film, Bridesmaids.
  • She co-produced 2012 film, Girl Most Likely and the 2014 film, The Skeleton Twins.
  • She has voiceover roles in several films including Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009), How To Train Your Dragon (2010), Despicable Me (2010), Despicable Me 2 (2013), Her (2013), How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014), Sausage Party (2016), Despicable Me 3 (2017), How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019).
  • She will appear as the villain, The Cheetah in the DC superhero film, Wonder Woman 1984.  

Kristen Wiig married

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Kristen Wiig Welcomed Twin children with Fiance Avi Rothman

Kristen Wiig is engaged to actor Avi Rothman. The couple started dating in 2016. They got engaged in 2019 and is awaiting to tie the knot. The couple welcomed twin children. Their twin children were born via surrogate. It is not clear when they were born but it is reported that they were born in early 2020.

She was previously married to actor Hayes Hargrove. They tied a knot to each other in 2005. However, their marriage did not last long. They divorced in 2009. They don't have children together. Following her divorce with Hargrove, she was linked with several celebrities including Brian Petsos, Fabrizio Moretti, and Scott Speedman. However, she ended up with Avi Rothman. 

What is Kristen Wiig Net Worth?

Kristen Wiig earns from her career in the entertainment. Her major income comes from her acting career. Having started as a comedian, she was one of the most popular SNL comedians. she later established herself in mainstream Hollywood. As a successful actress, she has appeared in numerous films and tv series. Her movies have grossed multi-millions worldwide. She has also appeared in few tv commercials including Pizza Hut. Her net worth is estimated at $25 million.