Is Kate McKinnon married? No, she isn’t. Regarding her sexual orientation, McKinnon is a lesbian. She revealed her sexual orientation during the 77th Golden Globe Awards while presenting an award to comedian/ television host/ actress Ellen DeGeneres who is married to Portia de Rossi. McKinnon thanked DeGeneres for whom she got motivated and felt less scary in accepting her sexuality.
Previously, she dated actress/ photographer Jackie Abbott. She has also dated Bari Weiss while being enrolled at Columbia University. McKinnon has a pet cat named Nino Positano. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of McKinnon:
Who is Kate McKinnon?
Born as Kathryn McKinnon Berthold, she landed the planet on January 6, 1984, which makes her age be 36 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is an American actress and writer widely known for her appearance in the sketch comedy series The Big Gay Sketch Show. She is also appreciated for her work in comedy show Saturday Night Live. Her popular film credits include Bombshell, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Office Christmas Party, Balls Out and so on.
Early Life and Education
McKinnon was born in 1984 and her place of birth is in Sea Cliff, New York, United States of America. Talking about her family background, she was born to the parents named Laura Campbell (mother) and Michael Thomas Berthold (father). Her father used to work as an architect whereas her mother was a parent educator. She is blessed with a younger sister named Emily who is also a comedian. McKinnon carries German and Scottish ancestral background. She developed interest in music from an early age and used to play several instruments.
She learned to play piano at the age of five and self-learned to play guitar when she was just fifteen years old. Regarding her education and academic achievements, she went to North Shore High School from where she received her high school graduation in 2002. For her higher education, she attended Columbia University from where she earned a degree in theatre in 2006. During her time at Columbia University, she formed a comedy group titled Tea Party.
Career and Professional Life
McKinnon became the part of the original cast of Logo TV’s The Big Gay Sketch Show in 2007 and was starred in all the three seasons. She started performing regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in 2008 in New York City. For Best Rising Comic, she earned the Logo NewNowNext Award in 2009. The following year, she received a nomination for an ECNY Emerging Comic Award. She was the part of the supernatural comedy film Ghostbusters which also stars Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kristen
She made a big breakthrough in her career by being featured on Saturday Night Live where she made her debut on April 7, 2012. She is named as the longest-serving female cast member following Vanessa Bayer’s departure in the show. She is also considered for her character work of Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Bieber, Hillary Clinton, Jeff Sessions, Lindsey Graham, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elizabeth Warren, Robert Mueller, Rudy Giuliani and Angela Merkel.
Kate McKinnon isn’t married yet and seems like she is no hurry to celebrate her wedding. She was in a same-sex relationship with actress Jackie Abbott. She was also romantically linked with Bari Weiss during her University days. Seeing her, many lesbian/ gay people have been encouraged to come out publicly with revealing their sexual orientation.
American actress Kate McKinnon stands at an average height of 5 feet and 3½ inches or 161 cm. She weighs about 50 kilograms or 110 lbs making her have a healthy/ balanced BMI calculation. She looks very attractive in blue colored eyes and blonde hair. Gorgeous with a dimpled smile, she has an amazing body measurement of 33-24-34 inches or 84-61-86 cm. Her dress size is 32 or 2 as per the EU and US measurements. Her shoe size is 8 (US) or 38.5 (EU). Kate follows a vegetarian diet.
Salary and Net worth
American black comedy film Rough Night star Kate McKinnon has an estimated net worth of 8 million USD. She is in the entertainment industry since 2007 and has already contributed multiple television shows and films. She has also worked for the advertisement of FIJI Water and MasterCard’s MasterPass. She has received nominations for seven Primetime Emmy Awards.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Kate McKinnon is prepared by various wiki sites including his IMDb and Wikipedia. An interesting fact about Kate is that she has no verified social accounts like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. The reason for not using social media by Kate is said to be that she is feared of misrepresenting her true feelings.