Cecily Legler Strong aka Cecily Strong is a highly recognized actress, comedian and voice actress from the United States, best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and was picked in the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters. She was featured at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. She guest-starred as Samantha Stevens in TBS’ Angie Tribeca and Catherine Hobart in Fox’s Scream Queens.
Born and raised in Springfield, Illinois on 8 February 1984, Cecily Strong holds American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. She is the daughter of William “Bill” Strong and Penelope Strong.
Her mother was a housewife while her father was associated press bureau chief.
Cecily Strong completed her junior school level from Oak Park & River Forest High School and then on joined Chicago Academy for the Arts, from where she graduated in 2002.
She then studied acting at California Institute of the Arts, graduating in 2006. She graduated from the college with a BFA in theatre. She returned to Chicago after graduating from CalArts, where she studied at the Second City Conservatory and iO Chicago.
Moreover, she uses the 34C size bra, 8(US) dress size and 8(US) shoe size. Cecily has a black hair color and dark brown eye color.
Cecily Strong is not married yet. Also, she seems to single currently and has managed to keep her private life low profile. She has not disclosed having a relationship in the past.
There was once a rumor in the media regarding the relationship between Cecily and the cast member of SNL, Mike O’Brien. The news aired after the pair were spotted together in 2014. Also, they use to work together which compelled to think her fans they are dating each other. Later, they said that they are a just good friend.
Cecily Strong is a very hardworking and ambitious lady. She has always given her main priority to her work. This might be the reason for her not being involved in any romantic relationship with a partner.
As we have already disclosed above that the Cecily Strong is currently living her life single so there is no chance of her being pregnant. But there were huge rumors of her pregnancy in the past. The rumor got aired after her body size was growing but it turned out to false.
In one of the interview, Cecily Strong cleared all the matter stating that she is suffering from hypoglycemia. Due to this problem, she has to consume more sugar and her body was growing. Furthermore, she said that she is also working on her fitness.
Cecily Strong’s net worth is $1 million in 2019. She has earned a decent amount of salary from her career. As per the data, the member of SNL is supposed to make around $5500 per week as a salary.
She started her career as a comedian in 2005 and rose to fame in 2012 after she appeared in the show, Saturday Night Live.
Strong honed her comedy career at Cal Arts, earning a degree in theater, and then toured with Second City and co-hosted Weekend Update with Seth Meyers and Colin Jost before being replaced by Michael Che. Furthermore, Cecily has also grabbed the spot-on version of Fran Drescher.
She appeared at the Chicago Sketch Fest, Chicago Just for Laughs, New York Sketchfest, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, at the Goodman Theater, Bailiwick Theater, the Mercury Theater, and with the all-female improv troupe Virgin Daiquiri.
Cecily Strong made her debut on Saturday Night Live on September 15, 2012, as a featured player. She worked as a recurring co-anchor on Weekend Update segment, a Saturday Night Live sketch, and fictional news program, with Seth Meyers starting with the season 39 premiere.
While working there, she interviewed many celebrities including Brooke Baldwin, Erin Burnett, Ariana Grande, Hope Hicks, Kendall Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Megyn Kelly, Tara Lipinski, Michelle Rodriguez, and Ivana Trump.
Cecily Strong was featured entertainer at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner (cracking that she was the first woman to be so in twenty years). She took digs at the various news organizations in attendance, politicians of all persuasions, and President Obama.
She appeared in a commercial for Old Navy in 2016, alongside other SNL cast members Nasim Pedrad and Jay Pharoah. The same year, she guest starred as Samatha Stevens in TBS’ Angie Tribeca and Catherine Hobart in Fox’s Scream Queens.
Cecily Strong appeared in the movies such as The Boss and Ghostbusters in 2016. She portrayed Zoe in a 2017 comedy film, The Female Brain.
She has appeared in an episode of the series; Detroiters, and Great News in 2017. She voiced Megan Matheson in an episode of an American animated sitcom, The Simpsons in 2018.