About Kristen Wiig
It has been stated that the total amount of Kristen Wiig net worth reaches a sum of 12 million dollars. In addition, some other sources have stated that her net worth has increased in the last few years and today it reaches as high as 16 million dollars. She has earned a bigger part of her net worth because of her career as a comedian and actress. Kristen Wiig was born in Canandaigua, New York in 1973. Kristen Wiig is well known from the comedy show called “Saturday Night Live” on the NBC channel. In addition, she has also appeared in various films, such as “Knocked Up”, “Bridesmaids”, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”, “Girl Most Likely” and some others. Also, she is known as a voice actress and as such she can be mostly known from the animation of “Despicable Me”. Thus, these appearances have also added up a lot to the total size of Kristen Wiig net worth.
Before she became such a well known actress and comedian, Kristen Wiig was studying at the University of Arizona, where she majored in art. After that, she moved to Los Angeles, where she wanted to get more involved into show business, comedy and acting mainly. Thus, she joined the improvisational group called the Groundlings. In 2003, for the first time she appeared on TV. In 2005, Kristen Wiig became more known when she joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live”.
One year later, she appeared in a Christmas comedy film called “Unaccompanied Minors”. Later, she was mainly casted for supporting parts in various well known comedies, such as “Knocked Up”, “Whip It!”, “Paul” and “Adventureland”. She became even more known when she appeared in the film called “Bridesmaids”, where she also worked as its co-writer. The film became critically and commercially successful, as well. Thus, these all mentioned appearances have also added up a lot to the overall sum of Kristen Wiig net worth.
In addition, her career in acting and comedy has also been awarded. Kristen Wiig has been nominated for six Emmy awards as well as received a nomination of the Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production because of her work in the animation called “Despicable Me 2”. In 2012, Kristen Wiig was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy because of her work in “Bridesmaids”.