Kenan Thompson is an American actor and a comedian, who is known for his on various teen shows as well through comedy sketches on Saturday Night Live. He was born on May 10, 1978, in Atlanta.
Kenan is the longest working cast member of Saturday Night Live. Thompson became famous through SNL, then he left the show and went on doing acting in various teen shows, such as ‘All That’, and ‘Kenan & Micthell.’
He left and came back to SNL, it didn’t affect his popularity and he is the only member who is growing and gaining the audience as the day past by.
Kenan Thompson Height, Age, and Weight
Kenan is a fantastic comedic actor, he has worked on SNL for more than a decade. He left and came back and still manage to not let that affect his popularity. His age is 40 years, born on May 10, 1978, in his hometown Atlanta.
How tall is Kenan Thompson? His height is 1.73m (5 foot 8 inches), and he weighs 170lbs (78kg). His body measurements are not available yet.
Kenan Thompson Ethnicity, Religion, and Zodiac Sign
Ken is of African-American descendant. According to his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Gemini. Kenan Thompson is an Atheist, he does not believe in religion, many people assume that he may be a Christian and some may also speculate that he is of Hindu Religion.
Kenan never talks about this topic in public yet. So, we can not put much out there related to which religion Kenan Thompson really is?
Kenan Thompson Net Worth
Best known for his impression of Bill Cosby, that he used to do regularly on his Nickelodeon original sketch comedy ‘All That.’ Kenan Thompson’s estimated net worth is $8 Million USD, and his annual income is $500,000USD. Kenan and his wife live in a house situated in Tampa, Florida.
Kenan Thompson Family
|Mother||Elizabeth Ann Thompson|
|Children||Georgia Marie Thompson (4-year-Old Daughter)
Kenan Thompson’s wife Christina is a wellness advisor and a model, she is known for her generosity and loving nature. Kenan and Christina tied the knot in the year 2011.
She is quite younger than him, he is 41 and Eva is 29. They had two daughters together, one is four years old Georgia, and they recently welcomed their second daughter Gianna.
Kenan Thompson and Bill Cosby
In 2004, he starred in the film adaptation of Fat Albert, working alongside his childhood idol, Bill Cosby, he said: “That was awesome, that was like a dream come true!”
He added, “He’s the first comedian that I knew that I could watch as a kid. Other comedians were too dirty, I couldn’t watch them. But Bill Cosby, I could watch him all the time.”
Kenan Thompson Saturday Night Live (SNL)
The longest member ever been on SNL is Kenan Thompson. He is a part of the cast for 16 Seasons, and his popularity is not getting down, not for a little bit.
After Seth Meyers left the Saturday Night, Kenan became the senior member between the cast of 40th Season. With that, he is also the first African-American cast member who worked the longest.
Kenan’s most popular bits on the shows included the ‘Steve Harvey’ impression in ‘Family Feud’, and ‘Who Wants to be a Billionaire.’ His other best sketches are, ‘What’s Up With That’, ‘Black Jeopardy’, and ‘Big Papi.’
Kenan Thompson Career
The veteran comedian, Kenan Thompson joined the SNL in 1975, he was the first comedian ever who got tremendous success through SNL, he was born there. The first ever sketch he had to do on Saturday Night Live (SNL) was the impression of Bill Cosby.
Kenan Thompson first appeared on the big screen in 1994 in the movie ‘D2: The Mighty Ducks’. The same year got cast in the comedy series name ‘All That’. After this, he appeared in ‘The Steve Harvey Show’ and in Nickelodeon’s sitcom ‘Kenan & Kel’.
Kel Mitchell is now returned back to Nickelodeon and is a part of their new sitcom ‘Game Shakers’ as ‘Double G.’ Kenan and Kel are still tight as before.
In 1997, Kenan Thompson did the flick ‘Good Burger’ Kel Mitchell and portrayed the character of Dexter Reed in it. From the year 2001-2003 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’.
Kenan also returned to Nickelodeon, but just for one episode of ‘Nickelodeon’s Classic’ “iCarly” and “Victorious”, in their collaborated episode ‘iParty with Victorious.’
Kenan is Title as the “Most Impression more than anyone” who has done total 130 impressions of celebrity on SNL alone. Some of his impressions were of- Steve Harvey, Bill Cosby, Marther Luther King [Jr.], Raven Symone, etc.
Kenan Thompson Social Media
As he is thoroughly active in his career, he is frequently on his social media accounts too. Her official Twitter account (@officialKenan) has over 61.2k followers. Although Kenan Thompson does not have an Instagram account, his wife Christina does. Her Instagram account (@yoevageline) has more than 8.6K followers.