Kristen is a famous American actress, writer, comedian, and producer. Kristen Wiig net worth is $25 million as of 2021.
Apart from acting, Wiig also worked as a voice artist in animated movies, i.e., “Despicable Me 2” and “How to Train Your Dragon.”
She was nominated for several prestigious awards, including Emmy Awards. “Bridesmaid” was one of the biggest hits of her career.
Apart from that, her other remarkable works include The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015), Girl Most Likely (2012), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013), Where’d You Go, Bernadette (2019), The Martian (2015), Welcome to Me (2014), Ghostbusters (2016), Mother! (2017), and Downsizing (2017).
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Kristen Wiig Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Date of Birth||22 August 1973|
|Age||48 years old|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches (1.62m)|
|Source of Wealth||Writing, Acting, Producing, Voice acting, Screenwriting, Comedy|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Last Updated||February, 2021|
Kristen Wiig, also known as Kristen Carol Wiig, was born on the 22nd of August, 1973, in Canandaigua city of Ontario. But her family relocated to the Lancaster city of Pennsylvania when Wiig was only 3-years-old.
Her father, John Wiig, ran a lake marina and her mother Lauree was an artist. She had another sibling named Erik Wiig.
When Wiig was 13 years old, they again shifted to New York. Wiig completed her high school graduation from Brighton High School. Upon completing graduation, she got herself admitted to Roanoke College.
But Wiig decided to drop out of that college and returned to Rochester and enrolled in a community college.
Later she enrolled in an arts program at the University of Arizona, where she got the inspiration to become an actress from one of her elective acting courses’ instructors.
Wiig got an offer to work as an artist for a plastic surgeon. Her job was to draw pictures of the client’s body after surgery. But Wiig gave up that job, shifted to LA, and decided to go to her acting career.
After moving to Los Angeles, Kristen Wiig started doing odd jobs along with performing in comedy theatre. She fell in love with the world of comedy and improv more than acting.
Her association with The Groundling and Empty Stage Theatre helped her understand the world of comedy better and upgraded her skills.
She performed as a zany marriage consultant, Dr. Pat, on Spike TV’s reality show The Joe Schmo Show. During the time of working with The Groundlings, Wiig applied for Saturday Night Live’s 31st season.
Her talents secured her position, and she made her debut through this show in November 2005. Her SNL performance was so applauded that she became a permanent cast member of that show and continued working there for seven years.
Wiig continued to work in supporting roles in movies like Adventureland, Paul, Knocked up, and Whip-it! She thought of writing the screenplay of her movie Bridesmaids and starred in it. This film was the most significant breakthrough of her life after SNL.
Over the last few years, Kristen Wiig performed in several movies such as Ghostbusters (2016), as the villain in Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), Where Would you Go, Bernadette. Besides, she has also worked as a vocal artist in Despicable Me 2 and How to Train Your Dragon.
Highlights and Achievements
Wiig’s performance in the “Saturday Night Live” was so admirable that she was nominated 6 times consecutively for Emmy Awards.
She was nominated in the categories of Best Actress in a comedy and musical in Golden Globe Award. This doesn’t end here.
This movie was also nominated for SAG Award in Outstanding Performance by a Cast, Academy Award, BAFTA Award in the category of Best Original Screenplay. Wiig was also nominated for the Annie Award as a vocal artist in the animation movie Despicable Me 2 (2012).
Age, Height, and Weight
As of 2021, American actress Kristen Wiig is 48 years old. Her eye color is greyish blue, and her hair color is brown. She is 5 feet 4 inches or 1.63 meters tall, and her weight is 56 kg in Kilograms and 124 lb in Pounds.
Kristen Wiig is married to actor and writer Avi Rothman. They started dating each other in 2016 and got engaged in 2019, and they recently got married. In 2020, Wiig and Rothman were blessed with twin babies through surrogation.
The 48-year-old actress was married to Hayes Hargrove before. Hargrove and Wiig tied their knot in 2005 but divorced each other in 2009.
Wiig is mostly known for her humor. After watching her comedy movie “Bridesmaid,” there were many expectations in the audience’s minds. But her recent movie “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar” was a super flop.
It ruined all the expectations, and it wasn’t enjoyable at all. Wiig, along with Annie Mumulo, wrote and co-starred in that movie. According to the audience, it was an absolute blast.
Kristen Wiig Net Worth
Apart from Wiig’s career in Hollywood, she is also interested in the real estate business. In 2017, Wiig sold a hillside property with beautiful views in Los Feliz for $2 million.
In 2018, Wiig sold her apartment in Los Angeles for $5.125 million. The property was adjacent to Silver Lake Reservoir. It was built in 1952 and had the vibe of the mid-century.
The 3-bedroom house was aesthetically beautiful because of its many antique materials such as hand-painted tiles, cedar ceilings, cement-tiles that were custom made. Wiig brought this apartment in 2014 for $1.4 million.
Moreover, Wiig purchased Pasadena’s Case Study house in December of 2017. That exquisitely beautiful ⅓ acre house is listed for $2.96 million on the National Register of Historic Places.
It includes ceiling to floor windows, 3500 square feet living space with a fireplace made of brick and wooden floor, swimming pool, terrace garden, and spa.
As of 2021, Wiig’s estimated net worth is 25 million dollars.