Who Is Kenan Thompson?
Kenan Thompson is an American actor and comedian. Best known for Saturday Night Live in 1975, Snakes on a Plane in 2006 and Kenan & Kel in 1996. The American actor started his acting career in the early 1990s and garnered fame as an original cast member of Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy series All That.
How Old Is Kenan Thompson?
He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S on May 10, 1978, as Kenan Stacy Thompson. Thompson is 42 years of age as of 2019.
Kenan Thompson Family
Kenan was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, born the second of the three children of Fletcher and Elizabeth Ann Thompson on May 10, 1978, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kenan Thompson Wife
The American comedian is married to model Christina Evangeline since November 11, 2011, to whom they have two daughters Georgia Marie, and Gianna Michelle.
Kenan Thompson Daughter
He has two adorable daughters Georgia Marie, the elder daughter born on June 20, 2014, and Gianna Michelle the younger one born on July 31 in 2018.
How Tall Is Kenan Thompson
- Height: 1.74 m
Kenan Thompson Career
Young Kenan started his acting about 15 years old, by auditioning with The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta (YEA), a theatre company. At the age of 16, he won the role of a film reviewer with famous Turner Broadcasting Station and he was also an entertainment reporter for CNN’s Real News for Kids. He began making appearances in the widely watched Nickelodeon’s All That In 1994, and while in 1996 he starred on Kenan and Kel which got him the 1998 “Kids Choice Award.”
He made appearances in films like Rocky and Bullwinkle in 2000, Love Don’t Cost a Thing 2003, Barbershop 2 in 2004 and Snakes on a Plane in 2006 after leaving Nickelodeon. He worked together with his childhood idol Bill Cosby in the 2004 film Fat Albert which he described as a dream come true for him. He gave supporting roles in movies like Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Heavyweights, etc. The American comedian also had a recurring role as Junior in the Steve Harvey show with fellow star Kel Mitchel. His works in the entertainment industry are simply awesome and he has been acknowledged exceptional in any project he worked on.
Kenan Thompson first appeared on the big screen in 1994 in the movie ‘D2: The Mighty Ducks’. That year, he was also cast in the comedy series titled ‘All That’. After this, he appeared in ‘The Steve Harvey Show’ and in Nickelodeon’s sitcom ‘Kenan & Kel’. In 1997, Thompson did the flick ‘Good Burger’ and portrayed the character of Dexter Reed in it. Then from 2001 to 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’.
After this, the comedian cum actor started appearing in ‘Saturday Night Live’. Then he starred in the films ‘Snakes on a Plane’ and ‘Space Chimps’ as well as in the TV show ‘The Mighty B’. He also got featured in the comedy album named ‘Good Times’. In 2009, Thompson appeared in an episode of ‘Psych’. He was cast as Sue Sezno in the show ‘Sit Down, Shut Up’ the same year. Two years later, he lent his voice to one of the characters in the movie ‘The Smurfs’. Following this, he did the film ‘The Magic of Belle Isle’ in 2012. One year later, he played a voice role in the show ‘The Awesomes’. In 2016, the American actor did a guest role in ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’. He also lent his voice to the movie ‘Rock Dog’ that year. Thompson was cast in the series ‘Maya & Marty’ as well. He even appeared in the flick ‘Brother Nature’. In 2017, the actor appeared in the movie ‘Going in Style’.
Kenan Thompson Net worth| Kenan Thompson Salary
He has an estimated Net Worth of $9 million.
Kenan Thompson Movies And Tv Shows|Kenan Thompson Films
2020 Trolls World Tour
2019 Wonder Park
2019 The Masked Singer
2019 Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?
2019 Bring the Funny
2018 Double Dare
2018 Studio C
2018 The Grinch
2017 Going in Style
2016 Rock Dog
2016 Brother Nature
2014 They Came Together
2014 Opposite Sex
2013 The Smurfs 2
2012 The Magic of Belle Isle
2011 The Smurfs
2009 Stan Helsing
2008 Space Chimps
2006 Snakes on a Plane
2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business
2004 Fat Albert
2003 Love Don’t Cost a Thing
2003 My Boss’s Daughter
2002 Big Fat Liar
2002 The Master of Disguise
2000 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle
SNL Kenan Thompson
He features in the Saturday Night Live, an American television show which is always Live from New York for more than four decades, here celebrity hosts join an award-winning ensemble cast to perform comedic sketches, satirical news and digital shorts, alongside popular musical acts. it Captures the pop-culture zeitgeist, and also the show’s sketches and segments often go viral the next day.
Kenan Thompson Nickelodeon
He began his career as an original cast member of Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy series All That, which garnered him fame later on.
Kenan Thompson And Kel Mitchell
The two were among the original cast members of the popular Nickelodeon sketch-comedy series “All That” when they, later on, received their own sitcom in 1996, which was set in Chicago.
Kenan Thompson SNL Characters
- Steve Harvey
- Che’s Neighbor Willie
- Diondre Cole
- Oscar Rogers, Financial Expert
- Capitol Hill Bill
Kenan Thompson Leaving SNL
Being the longest-running remaining cast, he plans to leave SNL, where he says he is leaving on a good note and terms
How Long Has Kenan Thompson Been On SNL
He has been casting Saturday Night Live, since Since 2003,