Keegan-Michael Key is a distinguished actor, comedian, producer, and writer from the United States of America. One of his most popular work was in the comedy sketch series “MADtv” where he portrayed various characters. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Keegan-Michael Key in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Keegan-Michael Key was born on March 22, 1971, in Detroit the largest city in Michigan, United States. His biological mother’s name is Carrie Herr, but he was adopted by Michael Key and Patricia Walsh Keegan when he was a child. Both of his adoptive parents work in the social sector as social workers.
Keegan-Michael Key was mainly grown and raised in his hometown. He graduated in 1993 with a bachelor’s of fine arts degree in theater from the University of Detroit Mercy, and he earned the theater master of fine arts degree in 1996 from the Pennsylvania State University. After a while, he found out that he had 2 step brothers who both passed away, one of them is the comic books and TV writer Dwayne McDuffie.
Keegan-Michael Key has been into marriages and a divorce that we know of, and that is confirmed. He was first married to the dialect coach and actress Cynthia Blaise. They got married in 1998, separated by the end of 2015 and their divorce was finalized by the end of 2017.
Keegan-Michael Key’s is married to his 2nd wife the actress, producer and director Elisa Pugliese. They became engaged last year, and they got married in June 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Keegan-Michael Key gained a lot of recognition for his performance in the comedy sketch series “MADtv”. He created the sketch comedy series “Key and Peele” along with Jordan Peele which also was successful.
For the awards, Keegan-Michael Key has received around 25 wins and nominations. For his performance in “Key & Peele”, he won the George Foster Peabody Awards, the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series and an American Comedy Award.
Keegan-Michael Key has many 2018-2019 acting works. His film roles including in the science fiction action horror “The Predator”, a biographical drama named “Dolemite Is My Name”, and he does voice over for three animations including the musical drama “The Lion King”, comedy “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” and comedy “Wendell and Wild”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actor and comedian Keegan-Michael Key has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $10 million. He made his wealth of ten million from acting in movies and series. Keegan-Michael Key is the co-creator of “Key and Peele” which is a very successful sketch comedy series.
Keegan-Michael Key has been known as a great comedian for a while. He is getting to 100 credits in movies and series as an actor, and he has many 2018 and 2019 films, series as well as voice acting roles which you can check in details up. He got married to his 2nd wife Elisa Pugliese this year.