Kenan Thompson is widely known for his stand up comedy around the state. He’s an distinguished and identified character who’s known for his playing abilities. He’s been a broad impact on the individuals life by getting them laugh since from his teen. He came into limelight with his part in NBCs Saturday Night Live. He made his profession a big time success by collaborating with many fellow comics. He’s spent his entire life in amusing crowds by working with various situation comedies like Kenan & Kel etc.
Kenan Thompson Net Worth $5 Million Dollars
The encouragement of his mother directed him to work for The Mighty Ducks: He’s just one sibling named Kevin. Since from his youth, he was motivated by his mother Elizabeth to pursue his profession as an actor. He was sent to playing training courses and also took part in plays at the school level. He gave him play courses and enabled him to join a theater group. He felt assured when he won the title of Gingerbread Man school. He finished his education from Tri-Cities High School and during his graduation, he was offered a part in the film D2: The Mighty Ducks. It was launched in 1994 and in this movie he worked against Emilio Estevez as a part of Russ Tyler. It was featured around among the hockey team. In exactly the same year he got a modest part to be played in Heavy weights as well as in the D3: The Mighty Ducks. He now boosted up by the gratitude in the fan following and determined to go towards something huge. He took part in its auditions and got picked. This show featured the whole kids cast member. He soon place his picture as a teen comic after getting into this show. Here while working with this show he met his best friend Kel Mitchell. He was an African comic and it was a somewhat unusual mix of American-African comic. They both worked hard for the 1st season of the show as it was an extremely distinct function for both of them. This Nickelodeon’s show became a success on the little display as well as cemented the relationship of the unusual combo. And it was verified this couple would undoubtedly have their own show in the close future.
Kenan Thompson is widely known for his stand up comedy around the state. He’s an distinguished and identified character who’s known for his playing abilities. He’s been a broad impact on the individuals life by getting them laugh since from his teen. He came into limelight with his part in NBCs Saturday Night Live. He made his profession a big time success by collaborating with many fellow comics. He’s spent his entire life in amusing crowds by working with various situation comedies like Kenan & Kel etc. Kenan and Kel both took part in its audition, but just Kenan got picked. He spent half of his career with this show. An interval of ten years. Saturday Night Live was the late night Television humor show. In this show they’d to compose their own script, otherwise they wind up playing the part of someone’s daughters etc. This had made him more creative and left an excellent impression on the head of audience. He worked with this show for over eight seasons. Kenan was nominated for various big awards, but got just several of them. Kenan won a Cable ACE Award and Best Children Show Award for All That show. He was also given with Kids Choice Award for Nickelodeons show. He desired himself to be found in movies. In 2004, his wish came true, he got the chance to to work with his idol Bill Cosby in the movie Adaptation created by Fat Albert. In 2006, he was found in Snakes on a Plane. In 2012, he began making his own show with TV producer Lorne Michaels. In 2000, the couple Kenan and Kel jointly worked for a film named Two Heads are better than One. Kenan was least enthusiastic about doing any sanction deals with the big names. He just needs to earn his riches with his acting abilities by performing on the show Saturday Night Live. He brought in millions of dollars by means of this show and invested that money in assembling an excellent flat for his family. He’s invested this money in collaboration with specific brands also.
May 10, 1978
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor
Tri-Cities High School
United States of America
Christina Evangeline (m. 2011)
Georgia Marie Thompson
Fletcher Thompson, Elizabeth Ann Thompson
Feleecia Thompson, Kerwin Thompson
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special, Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Young Hollywood Award for Comedian of the Year
“D2: The Mighty Ducks”, “Big Fat Liar”, “Stan Helsing”, “Love Don’t Cost a Thing”, “The Master of Disguise”
“Felicity”, “The Steve Harvey Show”, “Sit Down, Shut Up”, “”Crank Yankers”, “Off Centre”, “Saturday Night Live” (2003)
On May 9, 2015 (just 30 minutes before Mother's Day), Kenan Thompson, his Saturday Night Live (1975) co-stars, and host Reese Witherspoon appeared alongside their mothers in the opening monologue. That year, Mother's Day coincided with Kenan Thompson's birthday, making it all the more a very special occasion for her and his mother.
Has a daughter named Geogria Marie was born June 20, 2014.
A fan favorite recurring role on Saturday Night Live (1975) is Kenan Thompson's "Diondre Cole", a BET talk-show host: "What Up With That?" His character never allows guests to be interviewed because "Diondre Cole" always interrupts them - breaking out into a song & dance number with a bizarre & comedic ensemble cast.
Has played both "Fat Albert", in the live-action movie, Fat Albert (2004), and the show's creator, Bill Cosby, which he has done several times, including on a Celebrity Jeopardy sketch on Saturday Night Live (1975).
Is an Atlanta Falcons fan.
Is the first regular cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) to be born after the show first premiered.
The series on which he stared, All That (1994), aired exactly 20 years after Saturday Night Live (1975) aired. He would go on to star in the latter eight years later.
Was on weight-loss program before getting the lead role in Fat Albert (2004). Afterward, he had to gain the weight back.
Had to wear a fat suit for the character of Fat Albert (2004) for the title character.
Reprised three of his All That (1994) roles on its 10th Anniversary Special: Lester Oaks: Construction Worker, Principal Pimpel, and Pierre Escargot, whom he mentions is his favorite character.
"I've been really fortunate to have gotten so many great roles. I've been doing sketch comedy since I was a kid, and it still blows me away. I don't even have any talent!" (reflecting on his career thus far)