Kate McKinnon who is officially known as Kathryn McKinnon Berthold is an American actress as well as a comedian. She is known for appearing on The Big Gay Sketch and Saturday Night Live. McKinnon also portrayed the character of Dr Jillian Holtzmann in Ghostbusters of 2016. She is associated with Hillary Clinton, Justin Bieber and even many political figures. Let’s find out more about how much is Kate McKinnon’s net worth in 2018.
Kate McKinnon Early Life
Kate McKinnon was born in 1984 on sixth January to Michael Thomas Berthold and Laura Campbell. Her birthplace which was also the place where she grew up was Long Island, Sea Cliff, New York. McKinnon mother‘s and father’s careers are a parent educator and an architect, respectively. Her only sister whose name is Emily is the youngest. The two lost their dad when Kate was 18.
McKinnon went to North Shore High School and graduated in 2002. Then, she joined Columbia University. From there, she graduated in 2006 with a theatre major.
Kate is an openly lesbian.
Back in Columbia University, McKinnon was one of the founding members of a comedy group known as Tea Party.
Kate’s first role was in The Big Gay Sketch show of 2007. She played her role for three seasons. In the following year, she started performing live in New York City at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Kate still does that up to date.
She has voice acted in Robotomy, The Venture Bros as well as Ugly Americans. Together with Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kristen Wig, McKinnon started in the 2016 reboot Ghostbusters.
The following year her association with a star of Lunch Witch of Amblin Entertainment began.
Her debut appearance on Saturday Night live was in 2012 on seventh April. As a result of Vanessa Bayer leaving the show, presently, Kate is the longest-serving actress of the show.
In addition to that, she has made celebrities impressions. They include Iggy Azalea, Ingrid Bergman, Susan Boyle, Emilia Clarke, Barbara Corcoran and Jodie Foster among others.
She and her sister Emily Lynne created and also star in Notary Publix. Some guests of the web mentioned above series include Aidy Bryant, Pharaoh, Beck and Paula Pell. Also, she was featured in Ford Focus’ commercials in 2015. Kate and Kumail Nanjiani hosted the 31st Independent Spirit Awards in 2015. Other series that she has voiced characters are How the Griffin Stole Christmas, The Simpsons, An App a Day, Family Girl as well as Ferdinand among others.
Awards & Achievements
In 2009, Kate won “New Now Next Award. Others are two Prime Time Emmy Awards, an American Comedy Award, an Online Film and Television Association Award and a critics choice Television Award. Also, a USA today Award, two women Film Critics Circle Awards a 2 Dorian Awards. McKinnon was the finalist of the Advocate’s person of the year in 2016.
Net Worth of Kate McKinnon
Kate McKinnon has an estimated net worth of about $2 million. Her primary source of income is her acting career. McKinnon has made much money for portraying various characters in the television series as well as films. In addition to that, she has earned by performing stand comedy. Those are the two ways in which she has amassed her current net worth.
McKinnon is not only an actress but also a comedian. Her extemporal performance in acting has earned Kate many awards over the years. Since 2008, she has been performing live sketch comedy. One can catch her live at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Additionally, McKinnon has appeared in commercials as well as hosted a TV show.