Who is Ana Gasteyer?
Ana Kristina Gasteyer is a prominent American actress and comedian. From 1996 to 2002, she was a cast member on Saturday Night Live. And since then has starred in such sitcoms as ABC’s Suburgatory, TBS’s People of Earth, NBC’s American Auto, and the film Mean Girls.
How Old Is Ana Gasteyer?
She is 55 years old as of December 2022, having been born on May 4, 1967, in Washington, D.C., U.S. Ana shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Noah Beck, PrestonPlayz, Anthony Trujillo, Navia Robinson, Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), and many more.
Ana Gasteyer Family
Who are Ana Gasteyer Parents?
She was born to Phil Gasteyer (Father) a lobbyist who later became the mayor of Corrales, New Mexico. And Mariana Roumell-Gasteyer (Mother) an artist.
Does Ana Gasteyer have Siblings?
She has a brother by the name of Stephen Gasteyer.
Ana Gasteyer Education
She received her high school education at Sidwell Friends School where she graduated. After graduating from high school, she enrolled as a music major at Northwestern University and graduated in 1998 from The Northwestern University School of Communication.
Ana Gasteyer Marital Status
She is married to the love of her life Charlie McKittrick. They married in 1996.
Ana Gasteyer Kids
She and her husband Charlie have two kids. A daughter by the name of Frances Mary McKitrick (born in June 2002). And a son by the name of Ulysses McKittrick (born in 2008).
Ana Gasteyer Career
She developed comedy experience with the Los Angeles improv-sketch comedy group The Groundings. She then went on and played small roles on Seinfield (as a doomed customer of The Soup Nazi) as well as on the shows Party of Five, Frasier, Hope & Gloria, and NYPD Blue. In 1996, she joined the cast of Saturday Night Live. Among her most popular characters were high school music teacher Bobbie Mohan-Culp, National Public Radio Delicious Dish host Margaret Jo McCullen, Lilith Fair feminist singer Cinder Calhoun, and her impressions of Martha Stewart and Celine Dion.
She and Chris Parnell auditioned in 2000 to succeed Colin Quinn as co-anchors of the news parody segment Weekend Update. However, the position ultimately went to Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon. After six seasons, in 2002 she left SNL. Subsequently, she appeared in various television programs, films, and stage adaptations. In 2004, she played the mother of the main character Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) in the feature film Mean Girls written by SNL castmate Tina Fey. The film also featured other SNL castmates including Fey, Tim Meadows, and Amy Poehler. Next, she appeared in the 2005 Showtime movie musical Reefer Madness as Mae, the doomed girlfriend of Jack and owner of the Reefer Den. She then starred as Mrs. Peachum in a revival of The Threepenny Opera on Broadway along with Jima Dale, Alan Cumming, and Cyndi Lauper.
The Production ran from March 24, through June 25, 2006. On June 24, 2005, she originated the role of Elphaba in the Chicago sit-down production of the musical Wicked, alongside Kate Reinders as Glinda. The production opened on July 13, 2005. Because of her performance, she was nominated for a Jefferson Award. She played her final performance on January 22, 2006, replaced by her standby Kristy Cates. Later, she reprised the role in the Broadway production from October 10, 2006, through January 7, 2007, replacing Eden Espinosa. The media announced on April 12, 2007, that Ana had joined the cast of the then-new musical Writing Arthur for the 2007 New Works Festival for Theatre Works in California which ran from April 14 to April 22. From October 2, 2007, through November 11, 2007, she performed in Chicago in the Stephen Sondheim musical Passion at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.
Originally, she was cast as Gloria in the 2008 Encores! Summer Series production of Damn Yankees. However, due to an injury during rehearsals, she was replaced by Megan Lawrence. In January 2009, she took part in the reading of the Broadway musical version of The First Wives Club. She then went on and starred as Kitty Dean in the Broadway play The Royal Family. Which began performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on September 15, 2019, and officially opened on October 8, 2009. The show concluded its run on December 13, 2009. Also, she starred as Frisco Kate Fothergill in the City Centers Encores! production of Girl Crazy running from November 19 to November 22, 2009.
On May 8, 2010, she returned to Saturday Night Live for a special Mother’s Day episode and for another Mother’s Day episode on May 11, 2012. Next, she appeared as Larry David’s girlfriend in season eight of Curb Your Enthusiasm. From 2011 to 2014, she co-starred in the ABC comedy series Suburgatory as Sheila Shay. And as of March 2013, she was a spokeswoman for the Weight Watchers diet plan. Taking advantage of her training as a singer, in 2014, she recorded and released I’m Hip, an album of jazz standards including “One Mint Julep”. The following year, she played Mimi Schwinn in the New York City Centre Encores! Off-Broadway revival of the musical A New Brain also appears on the cast recording. From 2016 to 2017, she had a starring role on TBS’s cult hit People of Earth as the leader of an alien abductee support group.
In October 2019, she released the holiday album Sugar & Booze. Which was later accompanied by an Audible Original comedy piece titled Holiday Greetings from Sugar and Booze featuring Ana along with Maya Rudolph, Oscar Nunez, and Patti LuPone. Later, she appeared as a contestant on the second season of The Masked Singer under the guise of “Tree” ultimately finishing the competition in sixth place. It was announced in February 2020, that Ana will play Katherine Hastings in the NBC comedy pilot American Auto, written by Justin Spitzer. However, the show’s production was delayed to the COVID-19 pandemic and skipped the step to premiere in the 2021-22 broadcast season. In September and October 2020, she voiced a red panda named Nut in an adult animated series titled Magical Girl Friendship Squad.
Ana Gasteyer Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 7 inches (1.7m) and a weight of 55kg (121 lbs).
Ana Gasteyer Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $2 million.