Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson
Real Name/Full Name Kenan Thompson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Kenan Thompson
Birth Place: Georgia, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 May 1978
Age/How Old: 45 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 174 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8.5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 90 Kg
In Pounds – 198 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Fletcher Thompson
Mother –Elizabeth Ann Thompson
Siblings: Feleecia Thompson and Kerwin Thompson
School: Tri-Cities High School
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Christina Evangeline
Kids/Children Name: Georgia Marie Thompson and Gianna Marie Thompson
Profession: Actor and comedian
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Kenan Thompson is an American actor and comedian who is currently involved as a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy series, Saturday Night Live. He has been working in the show since 2003 which makes him the longest-tenured cast member in the show’s history. He also stars in the NBC sitcom Kenan, which premiered in 2021.

Thompson began his acting career in the early 1990s and became really popular when he was the original cast member of Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy series, All That. He had his own sitcom from 1996 to 2000. He has appeared in a number of other movies and TV shows during his career. You can find them in the other subtopics of this article.

Well, how well do you know about Kenan Thompson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kenan Thompson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kenan Thompson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Thompson was born on the 10th of May in 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents are Fletcher Thompson and Elizabeth Ann Thompson. He also has two siblings, an older brother and a younger sister called Feleecia Thompson (sister) and Kerwin Thompson (brother). At the age of five, his mother enrolled him into acting classes and his first role was as Toto in a church production of The Wiz and had no lines.

Throughout his youth, he continued acting and also appeared in school plays such as The Gingerbread Duck. He auditioned for a theatre company called The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta (YEA).

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kenan Thompson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Kenan Thompson’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2024 having been born on 10 May 1978. Though, he is 5′ 8.5″ in feet and inches and 174 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198 lbs in Pound and 90kg in Kilograms.


As a teenager, Kenan studied at Tri-Cities High School which was a Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School located in East Point, Georgia.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Kenan Thompson With Wife Christina Evangeline
Kenan Thompson With Wife Christina Evangeline

On November 11th, 2011, Thompson married the model, Christina Evangeline and together they have two daughters. Georgia Marie Thompson was born on the 20th of June, 2014 and Gianna Marie Thompson was born on the 2nd of August, 2018.

Is Kenan Thompson Gay?

Kenan is straight with his previous and current relationships being with people of the opposite sex.

Professional Career

Kenan’s earliest role was as an entertainment reporter for CNN’s “Real News for Kids”. After that, he starred in All That with characters like Principal Pimpell, Miss Piddlin, Pierre Escargot, and Superdude. He played Kenan Rockmore on the show,  Kenan & Kel. Later on in his career, he starred in the movies; Good Burger and All That. He had supporting roles in movies like; Snakes on a Plane, Love Don’t Cost a Thing, The Mighty Ducks franchise, and Barbershop 2: Back in Business. In 2009, he provided the voice for Sue Sezno in Sit Down, Shut Up and LeBron James’ puppet in Nike’s MVP “Most Valuable Puppets” commercials.

In 2011, he guest-starred in the USA Network series Psych, and Nickelodeon’s “iParty with Victorius”. In 2015, it was announced that Thompson would play Fandango’s brand character, Miles Mouvay. He did so in 18 videos and 8 30-second commercials. He reunited with All That co-star, Kel Mitchell on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon and Nickelodeon’s game show, Double Dare. In 2019, he served as a judge on NBC’s competition series, Bring the Funny, and became an executive producer with Mitchell for All That’s revival.

Still in 2019, NBC announced that Thompson’s single-camera comedy called The Kenan Show had been picked up for a series. The show is about a recently widowed man who is trying to be a super dad as he raises his kids on his own. 


Over the course of Kenan Thompson’s career, he has been nominated numerous times and has won a number of awards. Here are some of the awards he has won:

  1. Primetime Emmy Award in 2018 for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
  2. Black Reel Award in 2020 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
  3. Kids’ Choice Award winner in 2000 for Favourite Television Actor.
  4. He is a four-time NAACP Image Award Nominee.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kenan Thompson in ’2024’

Kenan Thompson Net Worth
Kenan Thompson Net Worth

Kenan Thompson has been an active performer since 1994. Over the course of his career, he has been in numerous films and TV shows. As of 2024, Kenan Thompson earns around $250,000 per episode and has an estimated net worth of $15 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • As a child, Kenan was a fan of The Price Is Right which affected his future acting style. He also refers to the game show as his first love.
  • When he was in high school, he started filming his own movie, D2: The Mighty Ducks.

Kenan Thompson is an incredible character who is a really good actor and is incredibly funny. He is a very talented person who can always find a way to make you laugh. He has had a lot of success in the film industry and also the comedy industry. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.


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