Kristen Wiig Husband, Boyfriend, Family
Popular American actress, producer, writer, and comedienne Kristen Wiig was a star of Saturday Night Live from 2005 to 2012.
She began her career through comedy troops and live television shows, before working her way up in the entertainment industry. Soon after joining the cast and crew of SNL, she recieved her very first opportunity to work on feature films.
To date, she has over 100 acting credits with movies and TV shows like Bridesmaids, The Skeleton Twins, Zoolander 2 and The Secret Life Of Walter. Apart from acting, she has also done voice-overs for How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Despicable Me (2 & 3) and Sausage party.
Kristen Wiig Personal Life & Dating Status
Initially, Kristen was married to actor Hayes Hargrove. The relationship lasted four years. Married in the year 2005, the husband and wife called it quits and divorced in 2009.
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Soon after the end of her first marriage, the actress found love in the arms of actor and comedy writer Brian Petsos. The former high school mates met in the sets of SNL and developed a romantic relationship. They dated for about two years before separating in 2011.
Following the separation from her boyfriend, Kristen began dating Fabrizio Moretti- Italian-Brazilian musician. The lovers were first seen together in a concert in December 2011 but only made their relationship public around July of 2012. However, by the end of July 2013, the pair ended their relationship.
Amidst her verified relationship, she got linked to comedian Scott Speedman. While the pair were seen spending a lot of time together, they maintained that they were friends, which put an end to dating conjectures.
Since May 2016, Kristen and her boyfriend Avi Rothman are going strong as a romantic couple.
Kristen Wiig with boyfriend Avi Rothman (Photo: people.com)
The actor duo's relationship first got out when they were seen passionately kissing during a vacation to Kauai, Hawaii. Since then, their romance has successfully blossomed and reached a milestone. Well, Avi and Kristen got engaged in 2019.
While a wedding date is not yet set for the two, the love birds will surely have a magical ceremony.
Family & Before Fame
Kristen was born on 22 August 1973 in Canandaigua City, New York. Daughter of father John J Wiig and mother Laurie J Johnston, she also has an elder brother named Erik Wiig.
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In her early years, she studied at the Nitrauer Elementary School in Lancaster but later moved to New York. In the new city, Kristen enrolled at the Allendale Columbia School, but after passing, tenth grade, she joined Brighton High School.
Graduating high school from Brighton, the actress started studying in the Univesity of Arizona, where she tried to major in Arts. But, she dropped out of the university to pursue a career in acting.
Then, the actress of height 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) relocated to Los Angeles, but time was tough for her. Kristen did odd jobs, including works like folding clothes, catering, selling fruits to support herself.
Her big break came when a friend helped her with auditions for the improv group, The Groundlings. After working with the group, Kristen appeared on her first TV show The Joe Schmo Show in 2003 after which Kristen auditioned for Saturday Night Live. After landing the iconic show, there was no looking back for her.
Net Worth Info
Through her hard work and perseverance as an actor, Kristen Wiig is a star in Hollywood. Thus, it comes as no surprise that she has earned a considerable net worth of $20 million, through her acting career.
Kristen is still rising as a comedic actor in 2019 with movies like Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar and Bless the Harts Kristen in post and pre-production phase respectively. Thus, her net worth will inevitably rise in the future.