Kenan Thompson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Kenan Thompson Net Worth 2020 – Kenan Thompson is an American actor and comedian. He is popular for his work on Saturday Night Live and various films roles. His film credits include Fat Albert, Barbershop 2 and Snakes on a Plane.
Thompson was born on May 10, 1978, in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the son of Fletcher and Elizabeth Ann Thompson.
He has two siblings, an older brother, and a younger sister. Kenan Thompson is an actor and comedian known widely for his work on Saturday Night Live.
As a child, his mother, Elizabeth Ann Thompson, encouraged him to take acting classes.
Kenan attended Tri-Cities High School, a Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School in East Point, Georgia.
His work was rewarded in his teens when he won a role as a film reviewer for the Turner Broadcasting Station and, at age 16, worked with Emilio Estevez in the 1994 film D2: The Mighty Ducks. That same year, he began appearing on the popular Nickelodeon show All That.
In 1996, he and All That co-star Kel Mitchell began starring on a highly successful spin-off, Kenan and Kel, which lasted four seasons and helped earn Thompson a Kids’ Choice Award in 1998.
After leaving Nickelodeon, Thompson appeared in a number of films, including Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000), Love Don’t Cost a Thing (2003), Barbershop 2 (2004) and Snakes on a Plane (2006).
In 2004, he also starred in the film adaptation of Fat Albert, working alongside his childhood idol, Bill Cosby. “That was awesome, that was like a dream come true!” Thompson later said about the experience. “He’s the first comedian that I knew that I could watch as a kid.
Other comedians were too dirty, I couldn’t watch them. But Bill Cosby, I could watch him all the time.”In 2003, Thompson won a role on Saturday Night Live and has appeared on the show for more than eight seasons.
Well-known for his impression of Bill Cosby and Whoopi Goldberg, he has joked that he was originally brought on to replace Tracy Morgan.
In late 2012, Thompson was reportedly developing a television comedy with a TV producer, Lorne Michaels, in which Thompson would star as a young man who gives up life in the Big Apple and moves to the suburbs to live with his in-laws.
In 2015, Fandango announced that Thompson would play their brand character, fictional character Miles Mouvay.
Thompson will play Mouvay in 18 videos, eight 30-second commercials, and a few comedic skits.
On September 23, 2015, Thompson appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon alongside former All That co-star Kel Mitchell in which they reprised their iconic Good Burger roles as “Ed” and “Lester Oakes, Construction Worker”.
Kenan Thompson has a net worth of $11 million.