35 Facts About Kristen Wiig

1. Kristen Wiig tries to sustain a healthy lifestyle to keep herself fit.

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2. In 2003, Kristen Wiig made her first TV show appearance in the role of Dr Pat in the reality TV hoax show, The Joe Schmo Show.

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3. Kristen Wiig was born August 22, 1973, in Canandaigua, New York.

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4. Kristen Wiig was married in 2005 to the comedian and actor, Hayes Hargrove.

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5. Kristen Wiig got a mention in the 2012 listing of The 100 Most Influential People in the World by Times Magazine.

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6. Kristen Wiig was up again by 2010 on the set of Despicable Me, where she had her voice in use.

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7. Kristen Wiig dropped out of school and relocated to LA as she set her eyes on pursuing her dreams.

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8. Kristen Wiig was born 22nd August in the year 1973 in the New York district of Canandaigua.

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9. Kristen Wiig was recently cast in the next film in the Women Woman franchise as Cheetah, a supervillain.

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10. Kristen Wiig is known for portrayals of over-the-top characters, ranging from her SNL characters to her feature-length film roles.

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11. Kristen Wiig auditioned for Saturday Night Live in front of some pretty heavy hitters—specifically SNL head Lorne Michaels and Tina Fey, whom Wiig greatly admires due to her presence as a female pioneer in comedy.

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12. Kristen Wiig studied art at the University of Arizona, and at one point ended up taking an acting class for a program credit.

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13. Kristen Wiig is not active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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14. Kristen Wiig is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer.

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15. Kristen Wiig says she can't go anywhere without taking gum with her.

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16. In 2012, Kristen Wiig gave a heartfelt goodbye as she filmed her final episode as a cast member of SNL.

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17. Kristen Wiig is a core member of Judd Apatow's "comedy team", which includes Leslie Mann, Paul Rudd, Adam Sandler, and Seth Rogen.

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18. Kristen Wiig began performing comedy in the late 1990s after moving out to Los Angeles and joining the improv comedy group The Groundlings.

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19. Kristen Wiig was born in Canandaigua, New York and raised in Rochester.

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20. Kristen Wiig is a hilarious comedian best known for her Saturday Night Live characters Penelope and Gilly, and accurate impressions of Paula Deen and Kris Jenner.

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21. Kristen Wiig relocated to Los Angeles to act while working odd jobs to support herself.

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22. Kristen Wiig was born on August 22, 1973, in Canandaigua, New York, the daughter of Jon Wiig, who ran a lake marina in Western New York, and Laurie, an artist.

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23. Kristen Wiig provided her voice for the animated franchises Despicable Me and How to Train Your Dragon, and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role as Cynthia Morehouse in the miniseries The Spoils of Babylon (2014).

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24. Kristen Wiig plays Annie, a down-on-her-luck thirtysomething who's asked by her best friend Lilian to be her Maid of Honor.

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25. Kristen Wiig was married to actor Hayes Hargrove from 2005 to 2009.

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26. Kristen Wiig starred in Welcome to Me, a comedy-drama directed by Shira Piven which premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

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27. Kristen Wiig was a guest on The Hollywood Reporter's Awards Chatter podcast in 2017.

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28. Kristen Wiig was featured in Entertainment Weekly's list of 15 Great Performances for her various impersonations on Saturday Night Live and in EW's list of the 25 Funniest Women in Hollywood (April 2009).

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29. Kristen Wiig was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Saturday Night Live.

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30. Kristen Wiig debuted on SNL shortly into season 31, on November 12, 2005.

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31. Kristen Wiig played the Target Lady on part of her audition tape.

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32. Kristen Wiig moved with her family to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at the age of three, and attended Nitrauer Elementary School and Manheim Township Middle School until eighth grade.

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33. The name Kristen Wiig comes from the area Vik in Sogn og Fjordane in Norway.

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34. Kristen Wiig has received eight Emmy Award nominations and has been nominated for an Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production for her work on Despicable Me 2.

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35. Kristen Wiig attended the University of Arizona, where she majored in fine art.

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