How much is Kenan Thompson Net worth?
If you’re wondering who he is, grab a popcorn and read to the end. If you know him, still grab a popcorn and relax.
Who is he by the way?
Kenan Thompson was born on May 10, 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia.
He has an older brother and a younger sister. He doesn’t talk much about his siblings.
He started acting at 15 when he starred in the school play The Gingerbread Duck.
His parents Fletcher and Elizabeth Ann Thompson made him do acting and sport so as to make him take his mind off the streets of Atlanta. To afford acting classes, which the local acting school discounted, his mother worked the phones at the acting school.
Although he and his brother attended the acting school, Kenan Thompson seems to have a talent for the arts and blossomed quickly.
He got his first reviewing job on a TV show for kids. He starred in the next sequel of the first movie he reviewed, a movie called The Mighty Ducks.
He also worked as an entertainment reporter in the CNN’s show Real News for Kids.
In 1994, Kenan and Kel Mitchell, a fellow comedian starred in the TV show All That. He would go on to act with Kel in Kenan & Kel, which he featured as Kenan Rockmore.
These shows were enough to advance his career that he moved to Orlando where he met fellow Nick star Amanda Bynes.
In 2003, he joined Saturday Night Live after an audition that he bombed twice but luckily got accepted.
The audition that needed him to do Stand-Up did not come easily as he was not comfortable with stand-up at first. Before then he would visit black comedy nights at the Improv, a stand-up joint and would not get on stage.
Over the years, he has perfected stand-up that he is one of Saturday Night Live most celebrated comedians.
Despite rumours that he would be leaving the Saturday Night Live, he said he’s not leaving soon.
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Kenan Thompson has starred in a lot of movies.
Some of his popular movies include Good Burger that became a hit.
KENAN THOMPSON FAMILY
KENAN THOMPSON WIFE
Kenan Thompson is married to model Christiana Evangeline. They married on November 11, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. Nick Cannon, a close friend of Kenan Thompson hosted the wedding reception at the Georgia Aquarium in the Arctic room.
She was born on March 24, 1989. She is ethnically white and has done some acting prior to becoming a model.
She starred in the movie Mini Supreme in 2005.
She is a beautiful woman who loves photography, interior design and travelling.
She revealed that the birth of her first daughter who she welcomed in 2014 changed her life a lot. She has since become a Wellness Advisor and founded an organisation called Evermore. At Evermore, she helps people to come together to look for comfort during troubling times.
She also work with a number of charity. She has shown to be someone that have a good heart.
She has two children with Kenan Thompson. Georgia Marie Thompson born in 2014 and Gianna Michelle born in 2018.
KENAN THOMPSON AND HIS CHILDREN
In an interview with PEOPLE Magazine, Kenan Thompson talked about how his daughter growing up has been his greatest joy.
As if in inverse, he said his daughter is making him life despite he making others laugh. In his words “She makes us laugh, really, She’s the funny one. I try to make them laugh but I think they’ve heard enough from me, just from watching the show”
After welcoming his newest daughter he talked about increasing the size of his family in his hilarious way “I wanted a full basketball team, but I think we’re good with maybe two,” he jokes. “It’s just the sweet thing. It’s like Christmas all the time.”
Fatherhood is not an easy job, but it seems Kenan Thompson is finding it easy and funny.
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KENAN THOMPSON NET WORTH
Kenan Thompson net worth is about $10 million. That is a decent amount for someone who turned 40 in 2018.
Since he’s not retiring soon, he would still make more.
Most celebrities get endorsement deals or tours to make money. Not Kenan Thompson!
With what he gets from his Saturday Night Live and act in movies, he seems not to care for other supporting income sources.
Although he did a tour in a college, that would not be enough to cover his expenses and push his bank account forward.
Unlike most celebrities, that post pictures of their houses and cars. Kenan Thompson doesn’t post the pictures of his house. Although he lives in Tampa, Florida, he never show the way his house is.
He also don’t show his cars. He may have a sports car. If he have no one would know because he also don’t take pictures of his cars.
Maybe he’ll change very soon.
Kenan Thompson made controversies when he lamented about the lack of black women on Saturday Night Live. He later said he was misquoted as what he meant was that talented black women were not trying to enter into the Saturday Night Live. The untalented ones, he said were the one doing audition.
But to enter Saturday Night Live, you need to be the very best.
Kenan Thompson is the longest running cast member in the Saturday Night Live, something he has done in the past 15 years.
He’s also the second oldest member of the show only older than Leslie Jones.
His Kenan and Kel show inspired a lot of teenagers in the 1990s.
He hold the highest number of impression on the Saturday Night Live at 129 surpassing Darrell Hammond who had 107 and is the second longest tenured cast member.
Kenan Thompson like his wife also do charity.
In 2014, he hosted a charity event at the Aloft Hotel in Tampa.
He did the event to donate free lunches to homeless people around the Tampa Bay area. The event tagged #HashtagLunchbag was used to bring awareness to and eliminate hunger in local communities.
Kenan Thompson is making people happy. He is not just making them laugh but also making them smile. He should continue with that great attitude.