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Maya Rudolph Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Who is Maya Rudolph?
Maya Khabira Rudolph is an American famous actress, comedian, and singer. She became a cast member on Saturday Night Live 2000where she played supporting roles in films such as 50 First Dates (2004), A Prairie Home Companion (2006), and Idiocracy (2006).
In 2007 after leaving Saturday Night Live, she appeared in films including; Grown Ups (2010), Bridesmaids (2011), Grown Ups 2 (2013), Inherent Vice (2014), Sisters (2015), CHiPs (2017), Life of the Party (2018), and Wine Country (2019). She has also provided voice acting including the animated films such as; Shrek the Third (2007), Big Hero 6 (2014), The Angry Birds Movie (2016), The Emoji Movie (2017), The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019), The Willoughbys (2020), The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021), and Luca (2021).
From 2011 to 2012, she starred as Ava Alexander in the NBC sitcom Up All Night and co-hosted the variety series Maya & Marty (2016) with Martin Short. In addition to providing voice work, she has voiced various characters in the Netflix animated sitcom Big Mouth (2017 to present) which won her Primetime Emmy Awards in 2020 and 2021, and the Fox animated sitcom Bless the Harts (2019 to 2021). From 2018 to 2020, she appeared in the NBC fantasy comedy series The Good Place Place for which she received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Because of her portrayal of United States senator and vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. She continued to reprise the role throughout 2020 while Harris campaigned for and was elected vice president.
How Old Is Maya Rudolph?
She is 49 years old as of June 2022, having been born on July 27, 1972, in Gainesville, Florida, U.S. Maya shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Abby Roberts, Candy Ken, Danny Duncan, Kristina Kika Kim, iDubbbzTV, and many more.
Maya Rudolph Family
Who are Maya Rudolph’s Parents?
She was born to Richard Rudolph (Father born on October 27, 1946) an American songwriter, musician, music publisher, and producer. And Minnie Riperton (Mother was born on November 8, 1947, but died on July 12, 1979) was an American singer-songwriter. Her mother died of breast cancer at age 31.
Does Maya Rudolph have Siblings?
She has an elder brother by the name of Marc Rudolph born in 1968.
Maya Rudolph Education
She received her high school education at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences where she graduated in 1990. After high school, she attended the University of California, Santa Cruz where she graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in photography.
Maya Rudolph’s Marital Status
She is in a relationship with her common-law spouse since 2001, Paul Thomas Anderson born on June 26, 1970. His spouse is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and cinematographer.
Maya Rudolph Kids
She and her spouse Paul have four kids. Three daughters by the name Peral Minnie Anderson (born on October 15, 2005, is an actress), Lucille Anderson (born in 2009), and Minnie Ida Anderson (born in 2013). And a son by the name of Jack Anderson (born in 2011).
Maya Rudolph Career
A Television and Film Career
She met future Saturday Night Live cast member Will Forte, while she was in the improv troupe, The Groundings. She then went on to join the cast of Saturday Night Live in May 2020 as a featured player from the final three episodes of the 1999-2000 season until 2007. Over the years, she has made several cameo appearances. Since the 45th-season premiere, Maya has occasionally portrayed Vice President Kamala Harris, a performance acknowledged by Harris. Moreover, she has made appearances in many other television shows including the CBS medical drama series City of Angels and Chicago Hope.
She has also had small parts in Chuck & Buck, Gattaca, As Good as It Gets, Duplex and Duets; she was also a music supervisor for Duets. In 2006, came her first prominent film role with A Prairie Home Companion. Earlier in 2005, she had co-starred with Luke Wilson in Mike Judge’s sci-fi comedy Idiocracy, however, that film was shelved until September 2006 and then only given a limited release. In animated films, she has guest-starred as Rapunzel in the DreamWorks animated film Shrek the Third. Maya also guest-starred in The Simpsons episode “The Homer of Seville” as Julia. In addition to guest-starring, she guest-starred in NBC’s Kath & Kim as the character Athena Scooberman and starred in the film Away We Go with The Office star John Krasinski.
In 2010, she made an appearance in Grown Ups starring Adam Sandler, where she portrayed the wife of Chris Rock‘s character. The next year in 2011, she appeared in Bridesmaids with Saturday Night Live colleague Kristen Wiig. While as in 2013 she played a supporting role in The Way, Way Back as the girlfriend of Sam Rockwell’s character. She then co-starred with Christina Applegate and Will Arnett in the NBC sitcom Up All Night. On May 19, 2014, her self-titled variety show television pilot aired but the show did not go beyond that. Later it was announced that she would star in an NBC variety series Maya & Marty with Martin Short which debuted on May 31, 2016.
Her next series, Forever, premiered on Amazon Video on September 14, 2018. In 2017, she premiered as a voice actress where she had various roles in the Netflix animated series Big Mouth. In the year 2018, she performed in advertisements for Ruby Tuesday and Seventh Generation. The next year in 2019, she made an appearance as the mother in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. In 2021, she voiced Daniela Paguro in the Pixar film Luca. May will portray Malvina Monroe, the antagonist of Disenchanted, in 2022, the sequel to the 2007 Disney film Enchanted.
A Musical Career
In addition to television and film roles, she was a backing singer (1995 to 1999) before joining Saturday Night Live. Moreover, she was a keyboardist in the band the Rentals with whom she toured briefly. She has made appearances in the music videos for the songs “Waiting” and “Please Let That Be You”. In addition, she has sung backing vocals for “Barcelona” and “My Head Is in the Sun” both from the album Seven More Minutes. Maya recorded a track with the Rentals frontman Matt Sharp in 2004, including a cover of Tegan and Sara’s “Not Tonight”. And performed “Together In Pooping” and “Little Roundworm” with Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Robert Smigel) on his album Come Poop With Me. She and her friend Gretchen Lieberum are in a Prince cover band called Princess.
Maya Rudolph Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 7inches (1.7m) and a weight of 68kg (150lbs).
Maya Rudolph’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $20 million.
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