Kenan Thompson is an American actor and a voice actor. Thompson is best known for appearing in the sketch comedy series “Saturday Night Live.” He is the cast member of this iconic show and has been in the series for a long time. He started his acting career in the early 90s, and became prominent after appearing in the sketch comedy series “All That.”Kenan has also produced his own sitcom along with Kel Mitchell. Thompson has also been a part of many films such as “The Mighty Ducks,” “Good Burger,” and “Fat Albert.” Let’s get to know more about the actor and comedian.
Kenan Thomspon was born on May 10th of 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia. He has two siblings. He began his acting career at the age of five. He started singing in church and also became a part of many local plays. There is not much known about Kenan Thompson childhood as he hasn’t revealed much about it.
Kenan became a professional actor at a very young age. He has played major roles in CNN’s “Real News for Kids.” Thompson made his film debut with “D2: The Mighty Ducks when he was still in high school. Thompson also appeared in series
- Sister, Sister
- Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
- The Amanda Show
- Good Burger
- Fat Albert
- D3: The Mighty Ducks
- Love Don’t Cost a Thing
- Barbershop 2: Back in Business
- My Boss’s Daughter
- Snakes on a Plane
Kenan has also been a part of many TV shows like “Psych,” “ICarly,” and “Victorious.” He also appeared in an episode of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Kenan was a guest judge in “America’s Got Talent.”
Thompson is a very important cast member in the”SNL” cast. Various critics believe that Thompson is of the best cast members of the SNL and the rest of the cast “relies on” him. Thompson is also going to appear in a number of upcoming films. The movies include:
- Clifford the Big Red Dog
- Spinning Gold
- Home Alone
Kenan Thompson is married to model Christina Evangeline. The couple has been married since 2014 and is still going strong. They are a low-profile couple and don’t appear together in the media a lot. They welcomed their first child in 2014. They welcomed another child in 2018.
Kenan Thompson has a net worth of $13 million. He has acquired his net worth by appearing in various TV shows and films. He earns make $7,000 per episode of SNL. He earns around $147,000 per season.
Kenan has been on SNL for more than three years and earns high salaries. Kenan has been a part of the SNL since 2003. He is one of the oldest cast members of the SNL. His salary is above most of the cast members of SNL Thompson’s SNL salary is estimated to be around $2-3 million per year.