Kate McKinnon– Biography, Facts & Life Story
Kate McKinnon is a popular American comedian, actress, and voice-over artist. Similarly, she was also nominated for the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ on five occasions under ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in Comedy Series’ and ‘Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics’ categories.
Additionally, she became a prominent actress after playing the character of ‘Dr. Jillian Holtzmann’ in the year 2016 supernatural comedy flick ‘Ghostbusters: Answer the Call.’
When did Kate McKinnon come out as Transgender?
Kate has been open about being a lesbian for a long time. Additionally, she also joked about it with Jerry Seinfeld on “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and also played lesbian characters with tongue-in-cheek authenticity in skits on “Saturday Night Live.”
Then, McKinnon has also spoken about the unique position she finds herself in as an LGBT comic, saying “As minorities, we’re on the fringe, and there’s just something so wonderful about that perspective, something so inspiring. An LGBT cast part on SNL was comic Terry Sweeney, who showed up on the show’s 1985-86 season and turned out to be notable for his impression of then-First Lady Nancy Reagan.
Kate has also always been bold and clear about her sexual orientation. Similarly, she is a proud lesbian and also has worked towards the welfare of LGBT and various other communities.
Kate McKinnon- Early Life
Kate McKinnon was born Kathryn McKinnon Berthold in Sea Cliff, New York, the United States on January 6, in the year 1984. Currently, she is 39 years old as of 2023 and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Kate’s father’s name is Michael Thomas Berthold was an architect and her mother Laura Campbell was a parent educator.
She has one sibling, Emily Lynne Berthold. Kate holds an American nationality and mixed (German- Scottish) ethnicity. She attended ‘North Shore High School’ and graduated in the year 2002. Similarly, Kate also earned her bachelor’s degree with a major in Theatre Arts from ‘Columbia University.’
Additionally, she learned to play different musical instruments like cello, piano, and guitar. She later came up with her own theatre group called ‘Tea Party.’ A film and theater buff, she enjoyed dressing in costume and performing in dance recitals and plays. She also excelled academically.
Kate McKinnon is in a relationship with Broadway actress Marla Mindelle. Additionally, sources report that their first public appearance as a couple was at Broadway Prom in the year 2013. Also, there are some tabloids that claim that their first official date was in the year 2014 as Marla was her date for the Emmy Awards held that year.
Kate McKinnon- Wiki and Facts
|Real Name||Kate McKinnon|
|Birthday||January 6, 1984|
|Birthplace||Sea Cliff, New York, USA|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (German- Scottish)|
|Height||5 feet 3.5 inches (1.61m)|
|Body Measurements||33-24-34 inches|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Relationship Status||In Relationship|
|Net Worth||$9 million|
|Brands||MasterCard’s MasterPass, FIJI Water|
Kate McKinnon: Net Worth
Kate has an estimated net worth of around $9 million per year. Moreover, her salary is about $25,000 per episode.
She won NewNowNext Award in 2009, American Comedy Award for her show ‘Saturday Night Live.’ She won the award under the ‘Best Supporting Actress on TV in a Comic Role’ category.
Additionally, Kate received an award for Primetime Emmy Award for her super hit show ‘Saturday Night Live.’ Similarly, these awards include the prestigious ‘Primetime Emmy Award.’ For two consecutive years, she also received the award under the ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category.
Rumors and Controversy
There was a controversy that, she mocked Kellyanne Conway during Saturday Night Live.
Kate McKinnon- Height, Weight
She has a height of 5 feet 3.5 inches and weighs is 50Kg. Her body measurement is 33-24-34 inches. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Moreover, her bra size is 32A, dress size is 2 (US), shoe size 8 (US).
Social Media Appearance
She has around 52K followers on Facebook, about 7K followers on Twitter, and over 49.9K followers on Instagram.