Kenan Thompson Biography
Kenan Thompson is an actor and comedian from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for Saturday Night Live in 1975, Fat Albert in 2004, and Kenan & Kel in 1996. The American actor started his acting career in the early 1990s and garnered fame as an original cast member of Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy series All That.
Kenan Thompson Age| Birthday
Kenan Stacy Thompson was born on May 10, 1978, in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S, he is 41 years of age. He likes to celebrate his birthday on the 10th of May every year.
Kenan Thompson Family
Thompson was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, born the second of the three children of Fletcher and Elizabeth Ann Thompson on May 10, 1978, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kenan Thompson Wife
Kenan Thompson and his wife Christina Evangeline have been married since November 2011, and the couple shares two children together. Their oldest is 4-year-old Georgia Marie, and the happy couple welcomed their second daughter, Gianna Michelle, into the world last summer.
Kenan Thompson Daughter
He has two adorable daughters Georgia Marie, the elder daughter born on June 20, 2014, and Gianna Michelle the younger one born on July 31 in 2018.
Facts and Body Measurements Kenan Thompson
- Full Name: Kenan Stacy Thompson
- Date of Birth: May 10, 1978,
- Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S
- Nationality: American
- Marital Status: Married
- Height: 1.74 m
- Weight: Not Available
Kenan Thompson Career
Young Kenan started his acting about 15 years old, by auditioning with The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta (YEA), a theatre company. At the age of 16, he won the role of a film reviewer with famous Turner Broadcasting Station and he was also an entertainment reporter for CNN’s Real News for Kids. Thompson began making appearances in the widely watched Nickelodeon’s All That In 1994, and while in early 1996, he cast on Kenan and Kel which made him win the 1998 “Kids Choice Award.”
Thompson and Bill Cosby
He made appearances in films like Rocky and Bullwinkle in 2000, Love Don’t Cost a Thing 2003, Barbershop 2 in 2004 and Snakes on a Plane in 2006 after leaving Nickelodeon. Thompson worked together with his childhood idol Bill Cosby in the 2004 film Fat Albert which he described as a dream come true for him. He gave supporting roles in movies like Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Heavyweights, etc. The American comedian also had a recurring role as Junior in the Steve Harvey show with fellow star Kel Mitchel. His works in the entertainment industry are simply awesome and he has been acknowledged exceptional in any project he worked on.
Thompson Big Screen Movies
Kenan Thompson first appeared on the big screen in 1994 in the movie ‘D2: The Mighty Ducks’. That year, he was also cast in the comedy series titled ‘All That’. After this, he appeared in ‘The Steve Harvey Show’ and in Nickelodeon’s sitcom ‘Kenan & Kel’. In 1997, Thompson did the flick ‘Good Burger’ and portrayed the character of Dexter Reed in it. Then from 2001 to 2003, he did a number of TV and film projects including ‘Felicity’, ‘Off Centre’, ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’, ‘Hamburger’, ‘Big Fat Liar’, ‘The Master of Disguise’, ‘Love Don’t Cost a Thing’ and ‘My Boss’s Daughter’.
Consequently, he began appearing in ‘Saturday Night Live’. Later in films such as ‘Snakes on a Plane’ and ‘Space Chimps’ as well as in the TV show ‘The Mighty B’. Furthermore, he starred in the comedy album named ‘Good Times’. In 2009, Thompson played a role in an episode of ‘Psych’. Similarly, he portrayed Sue Sezno in the comedy show ‘Sit Down, Shut Up’ the same year. After a break of two years, he voice acted in the animation movie ‘The Smurfs’. Following year, he did the film ‘The Magic of Belle Isle’ in 2012. One year later, he played a voice role in the show ‘The Awesomes’. In the middle of 2016, Kenan did a guest role in ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’. He also lent his voice to the movie ‘Rock Dog’ that year. Thompson was cast in the series ‘Maya & Marty’ as well. He even appeared in the flick ‘Brother Nature’. In 2017, the actor appeared in the movie ‘Going in Style’.
Kenan Thompson Net worth
He has an estimated Net Worth of $9 million.
Kenan Thompson Movies And Tv Shows|Kenan Thompson Films
2020 Trolls World Tour
The Masked Singer
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?
Bring the Funny
2017 Going in Style
2016 Rock Dog
2016 Brother Nature
2014 They Came Together
2014 Opposite Sex
2013 The Smurfs 2
2012 The Magic of Belle Isle
2011 The Smurfs
2009 Stan Helsing
2008 Space Chimps
2006 Snakes on a Plane
2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business
2004 Fat Albert
2003 Love Don’t Cost a Thing
2003 My Boss’s Daughter
2002 Big Fat Liar
2002 The Master of Disguise
2000 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle
SNL Kenan Thompson
He features in the Saturday Night Live, an American television show which is always Live from New York for more than four decades, here celebrity hosts join an award-winning ensemble cast to perform comedic sketches, satirical news and digital shorts, alongside popular musical acts. it Captures the pop-culture zeitgeist, and also the show’s sketches and segments often go viral the next day.
Kenan Thompson Nickelodeon
He initially began his career as an original cast member of Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy series All That, which garnered him fame later on.
Kenan Thompson And Kel Mitchell
The two were among the original cast members of the popular Nickelodeon sketch-comedy series “All That” when the two, afterward, received their own shows in 1996, which was set in Chicago.
Kenan Thompson SNL Characters
- Steve Harvey
- Che’s Neighbor Willie
- Diondre Cole
- Oscar Rogers, Financial Expert
- Capitol Hill Bill
Kenan Thompson Leaving SNL
Being the longest-running remaining cast, he plans to leave SNL, where he says he is leaving on a good note and terms
How Long Has Kenan Thompson Been On SNL
He has been casting Saturday Night Live, Since 2003.
Frequently Asked Questions Kenan Thompson
Who is Kenan Thompson?
Thompson is a renowned comedian who gained wide recognition after appearing as a cast member of 1997 film Good Burger as Dexter Reed. Besides, he has also starred as Fat Albert in the Bill Cosby film ”Fat Albert”. Generally, he is well known as the host of Saturday Night Live which he began hosting since 2003.
How Old Is Kenan Thompson?
Thompson is an American national born May 10, 1978, in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. He is 41 years old of 2019, he will turn 42 years old in 2020, May 10th.
How tall is Thompson?
He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall
What nationality is Thompson?
He was born in the US hence being an American national.
Is Kenan Thompson married?
Of course, he is a married man. His wife goes by the name Christina Evangeline. The pair share two lovely kids Georgia Marie and Gianna Michelle
Does Thompson have children?
Yes, he is blessed with two daughters older one Georgia Marie, and the younger one Gianna Michelle
How much is Kenan Thompson worth?
He has an estimated net worth of 9 million U.S dollars
Where does Thompson live?
He lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife and kids.
Is Thompson dead or alive?
He is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Kenan Thompson now?
Thompson is still an active participant in the creative entertainment industry, he is a cast member of the newly unreleased films Spinning Gold and Spinning Gold