Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson is known as an American actor and comedian. He is most famous for being the longest-tenured cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Background and Age

Kenan Thompson was born on May 10, 1978 in Atlanta, GA. He was born as the second of the three children of Fletcher and Elizabeth Ann Thompson. He had a senior brother and a more youthful sister. As a kid, he had a talent for acting and his mom urged him to take up acting classes to which he was enrolled at Tri-Cities High School, a Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School in East Point, Georgia. It wasn't long after he was enrolled in the school before he started appearing in their play The Gingerbread Duck.

The youthful Kenan increased his acting skill by trying out with The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta, a theater organization when he was around 15 years of age. At 16 years old, Kenan Thompson won the role of a film commentator with well known Turner Broadcasting Station and he was likewise an entertainment correspondent for CNN's Real News for Kids.

Career and Net Worth

In 1994, Thompson started showing up in the generally watched Nickelodeon's All That. In 1996, he featured on Kenan and Kel which got him the 1998 "Children Choice Award. When Kenan Thompson left Nickelodeon, his movie career took off. He showed up in movies like Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000), Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003), Barbershop 2 (2004) and Snakes on a Plane (2006). Kenan became a household name when joined the cast of Saturday Night Live.

Thompson was asked to be a guest judge on a new show called the Masked Singer in 2019. In October 2019, the rabid fans of the Masked Singer were upset when one of the judges, Jenny McCarthy stated on Twitter that the show was going on a break.

Biography | Marriage, Wife and Kids

Kenan was in a relationship with Christina Evangeline before the two of them got married in 2011. Christina is a model who was born on March 24, 1989. Before her popularity which was colossally due to being married to Kenan, she was reputed to be a professional escort which she stacked with her realized modeling career. After her union with Kenan, there has not been any major controversy trailing her.

Their wedding gathering was held in the Arctic Room of the Georgia Aquarium where Thompson's dear companion Nick Cannon was the DJ at the paramount occasion. The couple's marriage has seen to the introduction of a young lady on June 20, 2014, who they named Georgia Marie.

Last Modified: Aug 16, 2021

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