Vanessa Bayer
Vanessa Bayer
Real Name/Full Name Vanessa Polster Bayer
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Vanessa Bayer
Birth Place: Orange, Ohio, U.S.A
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 14 November 1981
Age/How Old: 42 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father –Todd Bayer
Mother –Carolyn Bayer
Siblings: Jonah Bayer
School: Orange High School
College: University of Pennsylvania
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actress, Comedian
Net Worth: $4 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Vanessa Bayer is a well-known American comedian. She rose to fame when she featured in the Saturday Night Live show as the longest-serving cast member. The celebrity has defied all the odds of Leukaemia and made an excellent name for herself. Her outstanding talent has made her nominated for many awards. Besides, she has attracted millions of dollars for her net worth. The actress is not yet married and has no child of her own.

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

Biography and Early Life

Vanessa Bayer was born on 14th November 1981 in Orange, Ohio, United States of America. Her parents are Carolyn and Todd Bayer. Her family are staunch Jewish. The actress has a brother, Jonah, a professional guitarist and a music journalist who works with the United Nations band.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Vanessa Bayer in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Vanessa Bayer’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 14 November 1981. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132lbs in Pound and 60kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Light Brown.


Bayer started schooling at Orange High School and graduated in 2000. Later, she enrolled for further studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She pursued a course in communication and French. Despite battling with the illness throughout her school life, she completed her studies and graduated from college in 2004.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

At the age of 15, Vanessa Bayer was diagnosed with Leukaemia. Despite battling with blood cancer for years, she chose to remain positive and live happily. She decided to venture into doing comics which offered more relief and made her have some positive energy to see another day. Her best friend is Aidy Bryant.

She is generally described as a beauty with a brain. Having made a career for herself that makes her happy despite struggling with chronic illness is one of the most significant achievements she has made for herself. She loves keeping much of her lifestyle out of the public. As a result, she has not publicly declared her boyfriend, and neither has there existed any rumors concerning her love relationships. Thus, Vanessa is still leading a single lifestyle and has no children of her own yet.

One of her wishes was to spend a vacation in Hawaii, which came true when the comedian featured a non-profit organization Make-A-Wish Foundation. Using her fame, she was also able to raise funds for the organization.

She is a highly social person and has a strong following on Instagram and Twitter. For instance, she commands over 252k followers on Instagram.

Is Vanessa Bayer Lesbian?

No. Despite being single, Vanessa’s sexual orientation is straight. There have been no public controversies concerning her sexuality. Besides, she has not yet formed any love relationship with either gender.

Professional Career

Vanessa began her professional career in 2012. Together with her brother, they featured in the web series ‘Sound Active for Above Average’. Later, she featured in hit television shows such as the ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ and ‘Sesame Street.’

She was also a participant in the all-female musical and sketch comedy troupe called ‘Bloomers’. They acted in the second city’s stage show Jewsical ‘The Musical’. Besides, Bayer featured in the comedy ‘Off the Cuff’ as a character Kate Clark.

In the cast ‘Paul Brittain’, she trained with SNL. She featured in the ‘Annoyance Theatre ad Second City’. She performed her first series, ‘Single Parents’, aired on ABC’s television in 2019. Bayer was one of the actors in ‘NBC’s Will & Grace’.

The actress started working in the Saturday Night Live show on 25th September 2010. Some of the cast members in the show include Miley Cyrus, Rachel Green, Becky, Dawn Lazarus, and Laura Parsons.

She featured as one of the most vital members of the show and got promoted to repertory status. Besides, Rolling Stone considers the actress as Saturday Night Live’s secret. She worked for the show for seven years and left on 20th May 2017 after featuring 149 episodes. She is considered the longest-serving female cast members.

As an author, Bayer has produced books that aim to enlighten society on supporting people living with chronic disorders. Some of her books include: How Do You Care for a Very Sick Bear?


Despite not winning an award yet, she has been nominated for many awards. Some of the awards nominations include:

  • Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in the Saturday Night Live Comedy series in 2017
  • American Comedy Awards in 2014
  • OFTA Television Award for Best Female Performance in 2015, 2014, and 2017

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Vanessa Bayer in 2024

Vanessa Bayer Net Worth
Vanessa Bayer Net Worth

As of 2024, The comedian’s net worth is $4 million. She featured in many films and series in which she has been paid handsomely. She earned a lot of money from the Saturday Night Live show, having worked for seven years.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

She ventured into comedy as one way of overcoming depression from the negative thoughts of having leukaemia.

Bayer is a highly talented comedian whose efforts have made her wealthy and earned her a good reputation across America. The celebrity has been struggling with Leukaemia since she was fifteen years but has successfully managed to control the conditions. She is happily leading a single lifestyle and has no child of her own.


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