Kristen Wiig Net Worth $22 million
Kristen Wiig salary $1,500,000
Kristen Wiig Net Worth: How rich is Kristen Wiig? & How much money is Kristen Wiig worth? Time to find out!
Kristen Wiig is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer and her current net worth is $22 million.
Born in Canandaigua, New York, as the daughter of Jon Wiig, who ran a lake marina, and Laurie, an artist, her name “Wiig” comes from Norway.
At three years old, she along with her family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. While there she attended Nitrauer Elementary School and Manheim Township Middle School until eight grade.
Then she moved to Rochester, New York, with her family. While there she went to Allendale Columbia School for ninth and tenth grade.
Later on, she graduated from Brighton High School and left to try college, but returned to Rochester because she couldn’t find want she wanted.
While in Rochester she went to community college, as well as doing a three-month outdoor living program. During this time, she had no performing ambitions.
Then attended the University of Arizona where she majored in art. After taking an acting class in college to fulfill a course requirement, the teacher said she should continue.
On the point of start out a job at a plastic surgery clinic where she would draw pictures of people’s postsurgery bodies, she quit and moved to LA to pursue acting.
Upon relocating in Los Angeles, she used to have odd jobs to support herself.
While in LA she performed with Empty Stage Comedy Theater, as well as with The Groundlings.
During this time, she felt like improve would be a better fit for her than acting, and joined a comedy group to improve her skills.
How did Kristen get famous?
In 2003, she made her first TV debut in the Spike TV show The Joe Schmo Show, where she played Dr. Pat.
While still working with The Groundlings, her manager encouraged her to submit an audition tape to Saturday Night Live (SNL).
In 2005, she got in SNL and debuted shortly into season 31, where she became a full member until 2012.
For her performance at SNL she has received many awards and nominations, including Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Throughout her career, she has returned to SNL a couple of times.
In 2006 she made her film debut in the 2006 Christmas movie Unaccompanied Minors.
The following period she starred in Knocked Up, as well as having minor roles in several films including Ghost Town.
How does Kristen make money?
In 2011 she had her first leading role in comedy Paul. Later on she started in Bridesmaids, which she co-wrote.
The film became a critical and box office success, receiving two nominations for Best Picture-Musical or Comedy.
During the following years, she continued to appear on many films, such as Despicable Me 1 and 2, as well as Ghostbusters, alongside Melissa McCartney.
Wiig would be starring in an English-language remake of Toni Erdmann opposite Jack Nicholson.
That same year, Wiig will star in Mother! directed by Darren Aronofsky. As well as on Downsizing, which she will be starring alongside Matt Damon.