Kathryn McKinnon Berthold is an American comedian and an actress. She has widely been known for being a cast member of the show that was titled ‘The Big Gay Sketch Show’ and also ‘Saturday Night Live.’ She has also made a name for herself for film roles in the comedy Ghostbusters and Office Christmas Party. Her character work, as well as the celebrity impressions of the renowned singer by the name of Justin Bieber, has made her very famous. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Kate McKinnon in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Kathryn McKinnon was born in the year 1984 on January 6th, and she was born in Long Island of the Sea Cliff in New York. Her parents are Laura Campbell, who was a parent educator as well as Michael Thomas, who worked as an architect.
She has a younger sibling by the name of Emily, and the father died when she was aged eighteen years. While she was growing up, she used to play various instruments and the first instrument that she played was the Piano. When she turned twelve years, she learned how to play guitar and cello.
After she graduated from the North Shore High School in the year 2002, she proceeded on and joined Columbia University where she graduated with a degree in Theatre. While in college that was when she created a comedy group that was referred to as the Tea Party.
McKinnon has come out openly as a lesbian cast member of the SNL. She has a cat, Nino Positano, whom she has referred to jokingly as a son. She never uses social media as she feels that she may represent her feelings.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
The first role that she landed was on a TV series that was known as ‘The Big Gay Sketch’ of the year 2007. She has played the role for three seasons. The year that followed, that was when she started to live in the New York City at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She continues with this role up to date. She has been able to voice various actors in the show ‘Robotomy’ as well as Ugly Americans. She together with other cast members, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kristen Wig, they began to appear in a show in 2016 which was titled ‘Ghostbusters.’
The year that followed, she became part of the ‘Lunch Witch’ of the Amblin Entertainment. Her first appearance on the show ‘Saturday Night Live’ was in 2012 which was on the Seventh April. The leaving of Vanessa Bayer automatically made Kate the longest actress to serve on the show. Also, she has been able to make celebrities impressions. Among them, they do include Iggy Azalea, Susan Boyle and Emilia Clarke. Together with her sister, Emily, they created and were also able to star in the Notary Publix. Together with Kumail Nanjiani, they hosted 31st Independent Spirit Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Kate McKinnon is estimated to be over $7.5 million. This wealth has been generated from her career as an actress. She has made a huge chunk of money portraying numerous characters in television series and films. Also, she has also been able to earn from her career as a stand-up comedian.
McKinnon is not only an actress but also a comedian. She has displayed exemplary performances in her acting career, and this is what has seen get nominated for the multiple awards. She has served as a huge inspiration to those people that wants to join the Comedy industry. Also, she has appeared in various commercial, and she always impresses.