- Name: Kristen Wiig
- Age: 43 years old
- Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: US $20 Million
- Status: Alive
Kristen Wiig is an American actress and comedian best known for her work on Saturday Night Live. Her film credits include MacGruber, Bridesmaids and Ghostbusters. Wiig was born to parents Laurie and Jon on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York. She has an older brother named Erik. Wiig spent her early childhood in Lancaster, Pennsylvania before settling in Rochester, New York. There she attended Allendale Columbia School followed by Brighton High School. Wiig continued her studies at the University of Arizona. She majored in Fine Art but never completed a degree.
Wiig moved to Los Angeles, California in her late teens. She gained early exposure performing with Empty Stage Comedy Theatre and later with The Groundlings. She was featured on The Joe Schmo Show on Spike TV in 2003. Wiig made her debut with Saturday Night Live in November 2005. She worked as a full cast member from 2006 through 2012. During her tenure, Wiig won 4 Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She’s known for SNL characters like Penelope and Gilly.
Wiig made her big screen debut in the Christmas-comedy film, Unaccompanied Minors (2006). She followed up with supporting roles in Knocked Up (2007) with Seth Rogen, Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) with Jason Segel, and Adventureland (2009) with Jesse Eisenberg. Wiig was cast as “Maggie Mayhem” in Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut, Whip It (2009). She later starred as “Ruth Buggs” in the sci-fi comedy film, Paul (2011). Wiig won a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress for her lead role as “Annie Walker” in Bridesmaids (2011). She’s also done voice roles for How to Train Your Dragon, Despicable Me, Sausage Party and The Looney Tunes Show.
Kristen Wiig is 5ft 5in tall and is of Norwegian, Irish, English and Scottish descent. She has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Wiig was married to actor ‘Hayes Hargrove’ from 2005 to 2009. She later dated film producer Brian Petsos followed by Brazilian musician Fabrizio Moretti.
Kristen Wiig Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Kristen Carroll Wiig
- Birthday: August 22, 1973
- How Old : Age: 43 years old
- Place of Birth: Canandaigua, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
- Occupation: Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer
- Years Active: 2003-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $20 Million
- Marriage(s): Hayes Hargrove
- Death-O-Meter: Alive