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- What does Kate do for a living?
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- Is Kate married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Kate have any children?
- Where is Kate now?
- How tall is Kate?
- How much money does Kate earn?
- What is Kate’s net worth?
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Who is Kate McKinnon?
Kate McKinnon Berthold is a famous American actress, comedian, and writer. She is widely known for her character work, and celebrity impressions on the sketch comedy series, “The Big Gay Sketch Show (2007-2010) and Saturday Night Live (2012-Present)
McKinnon has appeared in films such as Balls Out (2014), Ghostbusters (2016), Office Christmas Party (2016), Rough Night (2017), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018), Yesterday (2019), and Bombshell (2019). She played the role of Tiger King subject Carole Baskin in the miniseries Joe vs Carole in 2022.
Kate has been nominated for 9 Primetime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. And 8 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, winning in 2016, and 2017.
How Old is Kate McKinnon?
She is 38 years old as of March 2022, having been born on January 6, 1984, in Sea Cliff, New York, U.S. McKinnon shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; MattyB, Rowan Atkinson, Polo G, Alex Turner, Norman Reedus, and many more.
Kate McKinnon Family
Who are Kate McKinnon’s Parents?
She was born to Michael Thomas Berthold (Father) who was an architect, and Laura Campbell (Mother) a parent educator.
Does Kate McKinnon have Siblings?
She has a younger sister by the name of Emily Lynne Berthold, who is an American actress, director, writer, and stand-up comedian.
Kate McKinnon Education
She received her high school education at North Shore High School and graduated in 2002. Upon graduating high school, McKinnon enrolled at Columbia University and graduated in 2006 with a degree in theatre.
Kate McKinnon Marital Status
She is dating Jackie Abbott, a photographer, and an actress.
Kate McKinnon Kids
She does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Kate McKinnon Career
She joined the original cast of Logo TV’s, “The Big Gay Sketch Show in 2007, where she was a cast member for all 3 seasons. McKinnon has performed live sketch comedy regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City since 2008. Kate has worked as a voice-over actress and has voiced characters for series such as Ugly Americans, The Venture Bros, Robotomy. She won a Logo NewNowNext Award for Best Rising Comic in 2009, and in 2010 was nominated for an ECNY Emerging Comic Award. McKinnon appeared in the Kennedy Center Honors as part of a tribute to Lily Tomlin in 2014. Kate also starred in the reboot Ghostbusters in 2016, alongside Melissa McCarthy, and fellow SNL cast members Leslie Jones, and Kristen Wiig. She has made appearances as a voice actress in series like The Simpsons, and Family Guy.
A Career at Saturday Night Live
On April 7, 2012, McKinnon joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player. And in 2013 she was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Comedy. For her work on SNL, she won the 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Supporting Actress, TV. In 2015 McKinnon was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for a second time.
Kate began appearing as Hillary Clinton on the series leading up to the 2016 presidential election. After Clinton lost in the presidential election, Kate reprised the role to open the show on November 12, 2016. She is known for her character work and celebrity impressions of pop singer Justin Bieber, comedian television host Ellen DeGeneres. And also numerous political figures including; US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Senator Lindsey Graham, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Clinton, Warren, Robert Mueller, Angela Merkel, and Rudy Giuliani.
A Career Work as a creator
Besides SNL, Kate also co-created and co-stars in the web series Notary Publix with her sister Emily Lynne. Together with Lynne, they have created and released the fantasy-comedy Audible audio series Heads Will Roll, which premiered in May 2019. The show features guest appearances from Audra McDonald, Bob the Drag Queen, Meryl Streep, Peter Dinklage, Queer Eye’s Fab Five, and Tim Gunn.
A Career in other work
McKinnon has appeared in a number of commercials for the Ford Focus in 2015. Also in 2016, she co-hosted the 31st Independent Spirit Awards with Kumail Nanjiani. Kate has played a supporting role in the movie “Yesterday” in 2019.
Kate McKinnon Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 4inches (1.61m) and a weight of 50 kg (110lbs)
Kate McKinnon Salary and Net Worth
She receives a $25,000 per episode salary on SNL. McKinnon has a net worth of $9 million.