Kristen Wiig is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer who first came to prominence for her stints on NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live.
Wiig since launched her career to greater heights by starring in blockbusters such as Bridesmaids, The Martian, Ghostbusters, Paul, Despicable Me, and How To Train Your Dragon.
2. What is Kristen Wiig's real name?
Kristen Carroll Wiig is her real name.
3. How old is Kristen Wiig?
This New York-born 45 year old, whose birthday is on August 22, 1973.
4. What is Kristen Wiig's net worth?
To date, Kristen's net worth has reached a whopping $16 million US!
5. Kristen Wiig’s measurements:
How tall is Kristen Wiig?
What bra size is Kristen Wiig?
How much does Kristen Wiig weigh?
6. What nationality is Kristen Wiig?
Born in Canandaigua New York, Kristen Wiig is American. Her ancestry includes Irish and Norwegian on her father's side and English Scottish on her mother's.
7. Who are Kristen Wiig's Parents?
Kristen's father is Jon Wiig (marina manager) and Laurie Johnston (artist),
8. How many siblings does Kristen Wiig have?
Kristen has one older brother Erik.
9. What religion is Kristen Wiig?
Officially she is Christian.
10. Is Kristen Wiig religious?
Although she has not provided any comment on her religious beliefs or lack thereof, Wiig is apparently very superstitious. In an interview with People Magazine, she shares how she "broke a mirror and freaked out. I do the math in my head, and then I wonder what's going to happen in those seven years and how relieved I'll be when they're over."
11. Who is Kristen Wiig friends with?
Kristen has forged many friendships in the industry. She is long-time friends with Annie Mumolo, with whom she wrote the screenplay Bridesmaids. According to Wiig, they had a lot of fun writing the movie, saying that it ended up being "not a wedding movie, but one of friendship." "We just sat down and wrote something that we thought would be fun to make and that had good, juicy roles for women."
12. Is Kristen Wiig Married?
No. Wiig divorced former husband, Hayes Hargrove in 2009 after 4 years of marriage.
13. When was Kristen Wiig's wedding?
14. When did Kristen Wiig get engaged?
Aside from before her first marriage in 2005, the actor's second engagement could be just around the corner. According to the American Sun-Times Kristen Wiig and her boyfriend Avi Rothman have been seen shopping for engagement rings.
15. Who is Kristen Wiig's boyfriend?
Wiig, who is dating Avi Rothman, has been snapped packing serious PDA since they hooked up in 2016.
16. Who else has Kristen Wiig dated in the past?
After her divorce, Wiig dated Brian Petsos, who she had been friends with for about 21 years. She was then in a relationship with Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti but split in 2013 after 18 months.
17. Does Kristen Wiig have kids?
18. Is Kristen Wiig pregnant?
When asked whether she was ready to take on the trials and tribulations of motherhood, Wiig says she was in no rush to become a mother just yet. "I have a daughter who is a dog," she jokes. "I've got some great plants that I've had for a long time that I feel like are my children."
19. Has Kristen Wiig ever posed nude or topless?
In her 2014 movie Welcome to Me, Wiig performed one of her most daring roles yet . She takes on a nude scene—walking through a casino stark naked after her character goes through a nervous breakdown.
20. Was Kristen Wiig part of the fappening nude photo scandal?
No sex tapes, sex scenes, nip slips or anything remotely similar have been reported about Kristen. And no, Wiig was not part of The Fappening in 2014. For those who are unaware, The Fappening was an eventful day in August 2014 where a multitude of female celebrity nude photos were leaked online.
22. What are Kristen Wiig's most famous hairstyles?
Wiig has rocked all lengths – short hair, medium hair and long hair. From long brunette locks, to blonde lobs and shorter 'dos, she nails them all.
23. Has Kristen Wiig had plastic surgery?
Wiig has neither confirmed nor denied her alleged nose job. A lot of people have noticed her nose seems a lot slimmer post SNL. On this, we let you be the judge.
Even huge stars like Wiig have insecurities and have been the object of bullying at one point in their lives. In an interview with People Magazine, Wiig shares that she used to be called 'Kristen Pig' when she was younger, which was totally ironic because she definitely does not have a weight problem! Nor does she need to diet - she's been skinny all her life - something she was apparently also teased for!
24. Does Kristen Wiig have any Tattoos?
Kristen admitted to regretting getting an astrology tattoo. First, she transformed the tattoo into an Ohm symbol and then later on added branches to the design. However, in an interview with James Corden, she says she is determined to get the tattoo removed once and for all.
25. What is so special about Kristen Wiig's eyebrows?
Or should that be eyebrow? In the comedy Downsizing Wiig appeared with one eyebrow shaved after chickening out of the shrinking procedure mid way.
26. Does Kristen Wiig smoke?
Wiig does not smoke and can only been seen smoking a cigarette is when she's in character.
27. Does Kristen Wiig wear glasses?
No, Wiig doesn't wear glasses.
28. What movies has Kristen Wiig been in?
Kristen has come a long way from her humble beginnings as a main member of the Los Angeles-based improv and sketch-comedy troupe The Groundlings.
Her upcoming movies include:
- Wonder Woman 1984, where Wiig takes on the role of Cheetah, Wonder Woman's nemesis.
- How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, due for release in Australia January 2019 with Wiig voicing the character Ruffnut.
- Where'd You Go Bernadette, Wiig stars alongside our own Cate Blanchett in the movie adaptation of the 2012 comedic novel about an agoraphobic mother who goes missing.
Her notable past movie roles include:
- The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, as Ben Stiller's love interest
- Downsizing, where she appeared bald
- Bridesmaids which she co-wrote and starred in
- The Martian, playing Annie Montrose the head of PR at NASA
- Knocked Up, written by Judd Apatow she played TV executive Jill
- Ghostbusters, a female adaptation of the classic series co-starring friend Kate McKinnon, the first openly gay / lesbian SNL cast member
- Paul, where she played a one-eyed Christian Fundamentalist
- Despicable Me, opposite Steve Carell voicing Miss Hattie (Despicable Me) and rookie agent Lucy Wilde in the sequels
29. What characters has Kristen Wiig played on Saturday night live?
During her seven-year residence on SNL, Wiig has risen to become one of the show's greatest stars. Target Lady, Penelope, Gilly, Kathie Lee Gifford, Mindy Gracin, Shana, Aunt Linda, Kat (of Garth and Kat), Suze Orman, Dooneese, Karina (of The Californians) are amongst the myriad of SNL characters Wiig has taken on. All very impressive and immensely hilarious. Her favourite? Target Lady, of course. During her Actors on Actors series session with Saoirse Ronan for Variety, Wiig reveals that the character has a "special place in my heart, simply because I did her at Groundlings before I got SNL". Wiig told Saoirse, "I did her in my audition and I remember being so nervous having the sketch at the table read and thinking to myself, 'If this doesn't go well, then how am I going to do on the show?'"
30. Is Kristen Wiig on Instagram? Is Kristen Wiig on Twitter?
Wiig's official website makes a point of highlighting the social media platforms she is not on. It is a simple one page illustration very light on detail.
Her non-participation on Instagram and Twitter does not make our job easy. We think that's rather the point! However, don't assume she doesn't lurk.
In a 2012 Twitter post, Katy Perry tweeted, "It'd be a dream come true to have a lock of Kristen Wiig's hair to put under my pillow." Wiig graciously complied. Katy later shares with Kristen, "So when I did [Saturday Night Live], you gave me a little card with a sweet message and a tiny lock of hair with a little baby blue bow attached." Perry assumed the lock was from a wig, to which Wiig replied "No, I cut my hair. I wouldn't give you wig hair. Gross."
31. How much weight has Kristen Wiig lost?
Wiig has never had a weight problem so has not had a need to go on a weight loss diet.
32. Is Kristen Wiig a Victoria Secret model?
33. What books has Kristen Wiig written?
Kristen Wiig has not published a book, but she's had one written about her.
34. What is Kristen Wiig's best red carpet look?
On the red carpet, Wiig is on top of her game. She's is usually seen in classic, classy outfits that accentuate all her best assets. Nothing over the top. Always enough to wow the spectators, may it be a vavavoom red jumpsuit or a timeless little black dress.
35. How does Kristen Wiig look with no makeup?
Wiig is a natural, fresh-faced beauty who looks terrific in this snap with zero make up
A good number of people agree that a great sense of humour trumps a pretty face, no question. But when a lady has both? It sure makes for a killer combo. Whether she's starring in movies and tv shows or singing her heart out in a killer performance as Sia in Chandelier at the Grammys, this lady has proved that she is one to watch.