Kristen Wiig is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She is known for her role as Ruth Buggs in Paul, Maggie Mayhem in Whip It, Paulette in Adventureland, Annie Montrose in The Martian and Annie Walker in Bridesmaids. from which she earned Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on 22nd August 1973 in Canandaigua, New York. She belongs to white ethnicity and her birth sign is Leo.
Talking about Kisten Wiig's family, she one of two kids of Jon Wiig and Laurie Wiig. Her father ran a lake marina in Western New York and mother is an artist. She grew up at Lancaster, Pennsylvania with her brother Erik Wiig.
She attended Nitrauer Elementary School, later joined Manheim Township Middle School until the eighth grade. She later moved to New York Rochester with her family at the age of 13 where she attended Allendale Columbia School and later graduated from Brighton High School.
Furthermore, she graduated from the University of Arizona with majoring in art, while she was in university she took an acting class to fulfill course requirement and her teacher suggested her to continue to act.
She wanted to start a job at a plastic surgery clinic drawing pictures of people's postsurgery bodies but before the day she began her job she moved to Los Angeles for acting.
Talking about her relationship, she was married to actor Hayes Hargrove. The couple got married in 2005. The husband and wife lived together for 4 years and got divorced in 2009. After that, she is much focused on her career rather than in her relationship.
In an inteview, she stated that I probably won't ever get married again. It's not something that I would want to do. So we can assume that for time being she preferred to live a single life.
Kristen earned her wealth and salary from her career as an actress in Hollywood films and television series.
She began her acting career from the theatre and appeared in a television show The Joe Schmo Show with 9 episodes. Later joined Saturday Night Live in 2005. The same year she debuted in a film Unaccompanied Minors. She had shared a screen with Seth Rogen in 2007 movie Knocked Up.
Furthermore, she appeared with actors like Ryan Reynolds, Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart in Adventureland in 2009. She worked as an actor and co-wrote the screenplay for Bridemaids from which she was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Musical or Comedy and Best Original Screenplay for Academy Awards and BAFTA.
She also shared screen with actor like Matt Damon in Downsizing and The Martian, Ben Stiller in Zoolander 2 and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and many more.
She debuted as executive producer from 2012 film Girl Most Likely and produced 2014 movie Welcome to Me. She played a DC'c comic character Cheetah in Wonder Woman 1984 along side Gal Gadot which will be released in 2020.
She also had given voice in various animation feature films like the Despicable Me film series, How to Train Your Dragon film series, Sausage Party and other television animation series.
Kristen Wiig is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer.
Kristen Wiig stands 5 feet 4 inches/163 cm
Kristen Wiig has an estimated net worth of $20 million.