Who is Kate McKinnon?

Kate McKinnon is a popular comedian, impressionist, mimicry artist, actress, and voice-over artist. She is best known for her comedy shows, Saturday Night Live and The Big Gay Sketch Show. She is also famous for mimicking well-known celebrities, such as Justin Bieber and Hillary Clinton. Similarly, She has received many awards for her skills and wit. She was also nominated for Primetime Emmy Award on five occasions under categories, Outstanding Supporting Actress in Comedy Series and  Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. She has always been bold and clear about her sexual orientation. She is a proud lesbian and has worked towards the welfare of LGBT and various other communities. 

What is Kate McKinnon famous for?

Kate McKinnon an American actress and comedian best famous for her work in comedy series The Big Gay Sketch Show and Saturday Night Live. She is also known for playing the character as Dr. Jillian Holtzmann in the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot.

What nationality is Kate McKinnon?

Kate was born and raised as Kathryn McKinnon Berthold in the Long Island town of Sea Cliff, New York, US on January 6, 1984. She has an American nationality and has a mixed ethnicity of German and Scottish. Her religion is Christianity and her zodiac is Capricorn. She is the daughter of Laura Campbell and Michael Thomas Berthold. Her mother worked as a  parent educator and her father worked as an architect. She has a younger sister Emily. As a child, McKinnon played several musical instruments. She started playing the piano when she was five years old, the cello when she was 12 and taught herself how to play the guitar when she was 15 Her father passed away when she was 18 years old. McKinnon's knack for accents began when she was in fifth grade. She graduated from North Shore High School in 2002, and from Columbia University in 2006 with a degree in theatre, where she co-founded a comedy group, Tea Party, which focused on musical improv comedy.

What does Kate McKinnon do?

Kate's comedian career began from her university days in 2006 where she co-founded a comedy group, Tea Party is and was a member is another comedy group, Prangstgrüp. She began her professional career after joining the original cast of Logo TV’s The Big Gay Sketch Show in 2007. He appeared all three seasons of the show. Her career has already started to blossom in the entertainment field. She has appeared on numerous television series doing short roles. In 2010, she appeared in the short film Mr. Ross portraying the character of Debby. Her career took on a successful path when she became the main cast as the television series Saturday Night Live in 2012. The show is still running and she has won various awards for her work in the show. Besides acting, she has also given her voice in movies and television series including Giant Sloth, The Angry Birds Movie, Finding Dory, Ferdinand, Nature Cat, The Simpsons, and The Magic School Bus Rides Again.

She also appeared in the video game LEGO Dimensions playing the role of Dr. Jillian Holtzmann in 2015. Her future projects include a comedy film titled The Spy Who Dumped Me which is released in 2018. In the film, she will be seen playing the lead role of Morgan, alongside Mila Kunis. Her subsequent release, Irreplaceable You, is expected to show her in a different light. For the first time, she will be appearing in a serious drama, which released in 2018 on Netflix. In 2019, she played a supporting role in the summer movie Yesterday. Further, She has been nominated for several awards shows for her impressive acting skills and she has successfully won NewNowNext Awards, Ashland Independent Film Festival Award, American Comedy Award, Women Film Critics Circle and much more.

Who is Kate McKinnon married to?

Kate is a lesbian. She is in a romantic relationship with Jackie Abbott. The two attended the 2017 Emmy Awards show together on the red carpet, these ladies arrived separately before sitting next to each other for the ceremony. Jackie is an actress, writer, and photographer as well as a CLOWN. They are living in a happy romantic relationship.

What is Kate McKinnon's net worth?

Being a part of the entertainment industry since 2007, Kate earns a decent amount of money and fame through her profession as an actress and comedian. Based on some online sources, her current estimated net worth said to be $8 million. However, her salary is yet to be disclosed. She also earns by appearing in several commercials for the Ford Focus. Further information regarding her cars and houses are currently under review.

What is Kate McKinnon's height?

The 36 years old comedian, Kate stands a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 50 Kg. Similarly, she has a slim body with blue eyes and blonde hair color. She used 34B bra size and 4 (US) dress sizes. Further, her body measures 34-26-35 inches. She is a lesbian.

Some Unknown Facts About Kate McKinnon

  • She can play the guitar, cello, and piano.
  • She had an iguana as a pet when she was younger.