Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph

Biography of Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph is an  American actress. She is a multi-talented woman who is also known as a comedian, singer, and voice actress. She is one of the well-established actresses in the American film Industry. She has played a role in more than forty films. She has also played as a voice actress in several computer-animated movies including  Shrek the Third (2007), Big Hero 6 (2014), The Angry Birds Movie (2016), and its 2019 sequel, The Emoji Movie (2017), and The Willoughbys (2020). 

Famous for 

  • She is well-known for her appearance in the sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live"
  • She is also known for playing in the movies "Bridesmaids"(2011)," Inherent Vice" (2014), "Sisters" (2015)," CHiPs"(2017), "Life of the Party" (2018), "Wine Country" (2019) and others. 

Early Life and Family 

Maya Rudolph was born on July 27, 1972, in Gainesville, Florida, USA. Her birth name is Maya Khabira Rudolph. Her nationality is American while her ethnicity is white. Her zodiac sign is Leo. She was born to her father Richard Rudolph who is an American songwriter and composer and to her mother Minnie Riperton who was a singer-songwriter. She has a brother named Marc Rudolph. When she was still in her childhood, she moved to Los Angeles with her parents and brother where she grew up. She attended and graduated from Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California in 1990. Then, She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in photography from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1995. 

Maya Rudolph Career

  • Initially, Maya Rudolph began her career in the music field. She first gained prominence in the mid-1990s as a member of the alternative rock band "The Rentals".
  • From the year 1996, she began her career in acting. Her debut acting role was in the TV series "Chicago Hope" where she played the role of Nurse Leah Martine from 1996-1997.
  • Rudolph made her big-screen debut in the film "As Good as It Gets"(1997).
  • Her name and fame even grew wider after joining the cast of the famous American reality show "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player for the final three episodes of the 1999–2000 season. 
  • Her final episode as a cast member was on November 3, 2007.
  • Her first prominent film role came in 2006 in the musical comedy film "A Prairie Home Companion". 
  • After leaving Saturday Night Live in 2007, Rudolph appeared in various films, including Grown Ups (2010) and its 2013 sequel, Bridesmaids (2011), Inherent Vice (2014), Sisters (2015), CHiPs (2017), Life of the Party (2018), and Wine Country (2019).
  • She also lent her voice to the animated films Shrek the Third (2007), Big Hero 6 (2014), The Angry Birds Movie (2016), and its 2019 sequel, The Emoji Movie (2017), and The Willoughbys (2020).
  • She has played as the voice actor in the upcoming animated movie "Connected" which is set to be released in late 2020.
  • Maya will also be seen portraying her role in the upcoming comedy film "Hubie Halloween" which is in post-production. 

Personal Life and Husband

Maya Rudolph is an unmarried woman. Rudolph has been in a relationship with American filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson since 2001 whom she calls her husband but actually they are partners. The couples are the parents of their four children—daughters Pearl Minnie (born October 2005), Lucille (born November 2009), and Minnie Ida (born August 2013), and son Jack (born July 2011). 

Height and weight 

Maya has a well-maintained Pear-shaped body figure. She stands 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs 64 Kg. Her body measurement is 35-25-37 inches. Her bra size is 36C (US) and Shoe size is 8(US). She has a black hair color while her eye color is dark brown. 

Net worth and Wealth

As of 2020, the net worth of Maya Rudolph is estimated to be $10 million. This multi-talented woman has accumulated most of her fortune through her acting career. She was paid a hefty amount of money for playing her role in the movies and TV series. Additionally, she also makes a good income through her endorsement deals and doing TV commercials with the company "Ruby Tuesday" and "Seventh Generation". Maya lives in a luxurious mansion brought by her along with her husband in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles. She also owns a car like Chevrolet and BMW. 

Facts About Maya Rudolph

1. Her mother was African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish.

2. Her mother died of breast cancer on July 12, 1979, at age 31. 

3.  Rudolph was a backing singer and briefly a keyboardist in the band "The Rentals". 

4. Rudolph's godmother was R&B singer Teena Marie. 

5.  Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and actor Jack Black are her school friends. 

6. Her great-grandfather was one of the founding members of Congregation Beth Shalom, a Conservative Jewish synagogue.

7. Her paternal grandfather was Sidney Rudolph, a philanthropist, and businessman. 

8. She has co-hosted her own variety series "Maya & Marty" (2016) with Canadian-American actor Martin Short. 

9.  In 2019 she appeared as the mother in the computer-animated movie "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part".

10. She is in a Prince cover band called Princess with her friend Gretchen Lieberum. 

Maya Rudolph
Quick Facts of Maya Rudolph
Celebrated Name Maya Rudolph
Age 48 years old
Nick Name Maya Rudolph
Birth Name Maya Rudolph
Birth Date 1972-07-27
Gender Female
Profession American actress
Nationality American
Birthnation America
Place of Birth Gainesville, Florida, USA
Ethnicity Mixed ( Half African-American and half Ashkenazi Jewish)
Famous for for her appearance in the sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live"
Residence San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles
Horoscope Leo
Father Richard Rudolph
Mother Minnie Riperton Rudolph
Brother Marc Rudolph
Sexual Orientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Partner Paul Thomas Anderson (2001-Present)
Daughter Pearl Minnie, Lucille and Minnie Ida
Son Jack
Career Start 1996-Present
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight 64Kg
Body Shape Pear shaped
Bra Size 36C(US)
Shoe Size 8(US)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Net Worth US $10 million (2020)
Source of Wealth acting career, appearing in the reality shows, and endorsement deals
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