Kenan Thompson Net Worth, Bio, Age, Body Measurements, and Career

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Kenan Thompson is an American comedian and actor who has the honor to be the longest-tenured cast member of the show Saturday Night Live. The actor was born on 10 May 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother, Elizabeth Ann Thompson wanted him to opt for acting as his career and so, she admitted him to acting classes at a very young age.

Kenan Thompson Net Worth

He went to the Tri-Cities High School and completed his graduation in the year 1996. He appeared in his school play The Ginger Bread Duck which was the beginning of his acting career. He was also a member of All That, a Nickelodeon comedy series. Kenan’s career rose to success after he became a cast member of the show Saturday Night Live in 2003.

He later appeared in the films including Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Fat Albert, Snakes on a Plane, Going in Style, They Came Together, and The Grinch. He also lent his voice for films like The Smurfs, Space Chimps, and Rock Dog.

“I want to get into producing and writing more for myself – setting up my own films and seeing what kind of personal touch I can put on movies, as opposed to just being in them.”- Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson Net Worth

Kenan Thompson net worth today is over $11 million. Kenan has been on Saturday Night Live since 2003 and has been earning handsome salaries. For his first year, he made around $147,000 for the first season which gradually reached to $525,000 per season.

Kenan Thompson Personal Details

Real NameKenan Thompson
Age42 Years
Date of Birth10 May 1978
Place of BirthAtlanta, Georgia, USA
Marital StatusMarried
Profession / OccupationActor and comedian

Kenan Thompson Body Stats

Height5 feet 8.5 inches
Weight90 kg
Body Type Average
Chest SizeUnknown
Eyes ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe SizeUnknown
Dress SizeUnknown

Kenan Thompson Family Details

Spouse / Wife NameChristina Evangeline (m. 2011)
Father NameFletcher Thompson
Mother NameElizabeth Ann Thompson
ChildrenGeorgia Marie Thompson and Gianna Michelle Thompson
SiblingsKerwin Thompson and Feleecia Thompson

Being the only cast member who has worked for so long, Kenan’s salary is par from the standard salaries that other members receive. His salary is said to be between 2 and 3 million dollars.

Interesting Facts about Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson

  • Kenan married Christina Evangeline, after 3 years of dating, in 2011. The couple has two daughters; Georgia Marie Thompson born in 2014 and Gianna Michelle born in 2018.
  • In the year 2000, he won the Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor for his performance in the comedy show All That.
  • Kenan’s debut film was D2: The Mighty Ducks which came in 1994. He played the character of Russ Tyler in the film.
  • Space Chimps was the first film where he worked as a voice artist. the film was released in 2008.
  • For his performance in the comedy show Saturday Night Live he has been nominated thrice but unfortunately couldn’t win any accolade.

“It’s just a challenge doing live television every week; you know, it’s a challenge to come up with new material every week and stuff like that and try to keep it current, you know what I mean? Like, it’s just, you know, it’s a kind of a stressful environment.”- Kenan Thompson

Updated: February 2, 2021 — 4:27 pm