An award-winning actress, Kristen Wiig is best known for appearing in ‘Saturday Night Live’. She has also acted in many movies like, ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Bridesmaids’, ‘Friends with Kids’, ‘The Skeleton Twins’, ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’, and ‘The Martian’. She also works as a writer, producer, and comedian and has acted in many television series. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Kristen Wiig in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Kristen Carroll Wiig is the daughter of Laurie Johnston and Jon Wiig. She was born in New York’s Canandaigua in August 1973. Her mother was an artist and her father used to run a lake marina. At the age of three years, she moved to Lancaster in Pennsylvania along with her family. She has Norwegian ancestry.
She went to Manheim Township Middle School and later attended Allendale Columbia School in Rochester, New York. Wiig completed her high school from Brighton High School. She has got her major in art from the University of Arizona. In the beginning, she wanted to work in a plastic surgery clinic but later moved to Los Angeles for a career in acting.
Kristen Wiig is currently in a long-term relationship with Brazilian drummer, Fabrizio Moretti since 2014. She was previously married to Hayes Hargrove in 2005. However, the couple called it off in 2009. She is very beautiful and has also been with other men in the past. From 2009 to 2011, the actress was in a relationship with Brian Pestos. She was also rumored to have dated with Scott Speedman. She maintains a close friendship with Nick Frost and Simon Pegg.
Career, Award & Nominations
Kristen Wiig has done many jobs at the beginning of her career to support herself. She later started to perform with Empty Stage Comedy Theater and also with Groundlings. In 2003, she was seen in the television series, ‘The Joe Schmo Show’. From 2005 to 2012, she appeared in various characters in ‘Saturday Night Live’. The show made her earn six nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards. She voiced a Lola Bunny in ‘The Looney Tunes Show’ from 2011 till 2014.
In 2015, Wigg was seen in the TV movie ‘A Deadly Adoption’. Her other television credits include, ‘The Spoils of Babylon’, ‘Arrested Development’, ‘The Spoils Before Dying’, and ‘The Last Man on Earth’. The actress has also guest appeared in many television series. Her first film role came in 2003. In the 2000s, she has acted in films like ‘Ghost Town’, ‘Meet Bill’, ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’, ‘The Brothers Solomon’, ‘Knocked Up’, and ‘Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs’.
In 2011, she became the writer and actress of the movie ‘Bridesmaids’. She received an Academy Award nomination for the movie and also received other nominations like BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award. Her other movie credits include, ‘Despicable Me’, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’, ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’, ‘Zoolander 2’, ‘Mother!’, and ‘Sausage Party’.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of an actress who has not just acted in movies but has also voiced in many successful films? She has also done a number of television shows and has got a net worth of over $25 million. She will be next seen in the movies, ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’. She has also provided vocals for many albums of various artists and has voiced in the video game ‘Scooby Doo and the Looney Tunes: Cartoon Universe’.
Kristen Wiig is a beautiful and versatile actress. She is blessed with a wonderful voice and has also got screenwriting skills. She is an influential person and has appeared in the list of various print media.