Kate McKinnon Net Worth

Kate McKinnon Net Worth

How much is the Kate McKinnon's Net Worth?

Kate McKinnon is an American actress and comedian who has a net worth of $9 million from her Comedian and Acting career. She also performs sketch comedy recently.

Quick Facts About Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon Net Worth$9 Million
AgeJan 6, 1984 (38 years old)
Height165 cm
NationalityUnited States of America
ProfessionComedian, Actor

Kate McKinnon Career, Wiki, and More

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kate has a net worth of $9 Million. Kate McKinnon has become famous for her performances on various sketch shows over certain years. She has been doing hilarious impressions of high-profile celebrities.

After making a name for herself from "The Big Gay Sketch Show," which helped her earn much from the movie, Kate moved to "Saturday Night Live". McKinnon quickly became a fan-favourite at SNL which has been an important part of her net worth.

Besides her sketch comedy, Kate has appeared in a number of high-profile films over the years which also helped her make a gross.

Kate has been nominated for eight Primetime Emmy Awards. She won two of them in the year 2016 and 2017 respectively. McKinnon has a segment called "Whiskers R We" on "Saturday Night Live" which have been her bigger earnings.


Kate McKinnon has added and supplemented her income over the years with a number of brand endorsements. In 2015, she appeared in a series of advertisements for the new Ford Focus which have also made her near to a million.

Kate's exact SNL salary was never publicly released, but an accurate estimation with the known facts can be made with the reports outdated. It was reported that there are 21 episodes in a season.

Also, the first-year cast members make $7,000 per episode, which equates to $147,000 per season and second-year cast members make $8,000 per episode, which equates to $168,000 per season as SNL reports.

So, as per calculations, If a cast member makes it to their fifth season, there will be $15,000 per episode, which equates to an impressive $315,000 per season. Hence the cast member from the very beginning will be making $25,000 per episode, which equates to $525,000 per year which is also the earning of Kate on the higher spectrum.

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Kate McKinnon Relationship and Personal life

Kate dated Bari Weiss during her college days. Bari is a journalist. Kate also dated Jackie Abbott. She was a photographer and actress.

Kate McKinnon has been opened being gay for many years.

Kate thanked Ellen DeGeneders personally for being supportive and making it less scary for kate to accept her true self. She also stated that it was easier for her by watching the sitcom "Ellen". It was in 77th Golden Globe Awards, 2020.

Kate McKinnon Early Life, Sucess, and Real estate

Kate McKinnon aka Kathryn McKinnon Berthold was born on January 6, 1984. She was born in Sea Cliff, New York and raised with a younger sister in her middle-class family.

She used to live with her family. In 2002, Her father passed away when she was 18 years old. Kate fell in love with music when she was a teenager. Hence, she learned how to play several instruments which include the piano, the cello, and the guitar.

Kate also got dived into acting after her love of music. She started performing when she was in fifth grade with her classmates. She played the role of Queen of England. She used an English accent to impersonate the role.

Kate graduated from high school in 2002. She then attended Columbia University where she studied theatre and co-founded her own comedy group. She used to call the group Tea Party.

She was always focused on improv comedy from her college days. After her focus on college, she also appeared in many of the university's shows and then joined a comedy group that specialized in pranks. 

Interesting Facts About Kate McKinnon

  • Kate began her career from "The Big Gay Sketch Show".
  • Kate worked for the show for three seasons regular.
  • Kate openly disclosed that she is a gay and is proud to be easily accepting the fact.