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Maya Rudolph Bio, Parents, Husband, Children, Net Worth, Movies & Wiki

Maya Rudolph is a famous American actor, comedian, and musician. Maya developed in her mother’s footsteps and began making characters in local theatre throughout her childhood. She was also drawn towards music. As she grew older, Maya Rudolph started examining areas, such as acting. Over the course of her career, she has attempted her hand at operating the keyboard, singing, acting, and voice acting. Other than operating the keyboard, she also plays the ukulele.

She has said in interviews that comedy is the most impressive thing that one could do. It was her thought from the age of five to perform on the ‘Saturday Night Live’ television show and her dream was recognised in the year 2000. Maya Rudolph has been nominated for the prestigious ‘Emmy Awards’ and ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards’ for her appearances. She has a Jewish ancestry from her father’s side and African-American lineage from her mother’s side.

Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph Wiki/Bio

Birth NameMaya Khabira Rudolph
Nick NameMaya Rudolph
Age(as in 2020) 48 Years
ReligionNot Available
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignLeo
Birth PlaceGainesville, Florida
Date of Birth27 July 1972
NationalityAmerican
ResidenceSanta Monica and Tokyo
Home TownGainesville, Florida
HobbiesNot Available

Family

Mother's NameMinnie Riperton
Maya Rudolph Childhood Images With Her Mother

Maya Rudolph Childhood Images With Her Mother

Father's NameRichard Rudolph
BrotherMarc Rudolph
SisterNone

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/BoyfriendsPaul Thomas Anderson (2001–present)
Maya Rudolph Partner

Maya Rudolph Partner

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseUnmarried
ChildrenDaughters- • Pearl Minnie (born October 2005)
• Lucille (born November 2009)
• Minnie Ida (born August 2013)
Son- Jack (born July 2011)
Maya Rudolph With Her Children

Maya Rudolph With Her Children

Education

School• Crossroads School
• The Groundlings
College/UniversityUniversity of California Santa Cruz
Educational QualificationGraduated
ProfessionComedian, singer, and actress
Brands EndorsedNot Available
Career ManagerNot Available

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 64 kg
in pounds- 141 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size36 Inches
Hips Size37 Inches
Waist Size26 Inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityWhite
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress Size8 (US)
Shoe Size8 (US)

Favourite Things

Favourite ActressNot Available
Favourite ActorsNot Available
Favourite ColorsNot Available
Favourite SportNot Available
ControversiesNone

Life Journey

Rudolph was born in Gainesville, Florida, to singer-songwriter Minnie Riperton and composer Richard Rudolph. Her mother was African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish. Her paternal grandfather was Sidney Rudolph, a humanitarian who once had all of the Wendy’s and Rudy’s restaurants in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Her great-grandfather was born in Vilnius, Lithuania, adjusted his surname from “Rudashevsky” to “Rudolph”, and was one of the originating members of Congregation Beth Shalom, a Traditional Jewish synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighbourhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rudolph’s godmother was R&B singer Teena Marie.

Rudolph’s parents moved to Los Angeles, California, when she and her brother Marc were very young, and they grew up primarily in the Westwood neighbourhood. Near the edge of the song “Lovin’ You”, Riperton can be heard singing “Maya” over and over again. Riperton joined this into her appearance of the song on The Midnight Special.

Riperton died of breast cancer on July 12, 1979, at age 31, when Maya was just two weeks humble of her 7th birthday. In 1990, Rudolph graduated from Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, where she encouraged fellow students Gwyneth Paltrow and Jack Black, and continued her education at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in whose residential college Porter College she lived, graduating in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in photography.

Rudolph has been in a relationship with Paul Thomas Anderson since 2001. They reside in the San Fernando Valley with their four children, daughters Pearl Minnie (born October 2005), Lucille (born November 2009), and Minnie Ida (born August 2013), and son Jack (born July 2011).

Maya Rudolph Net Worth

Maya Rudolph has a net worth of $10 million dollars.

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$10 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActor, comedian, and musician

Maya Rudolph Movies And TV Shows

  • After college, Maya Rudolph proceeded her interest and began her career with the improv comedy troop, ‘The Groundlings.’ She was able to function well and showcase her talent in acting during this phase.
  • She also performed in minor characters in movies like ‘As Good As It Gets’ (1997) and ‘Gattaca’ (1997).
  • Meanwhile, from 1996 to 1997, she arrived in the TV series ‘Chicago Hope.’
  • In 2000, she got a breakthrough when she entered ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL), a popular television live comedy show. She became a featured player in ‘SNL,’ performing in three seasons from 1999 to 2000. Along with her acting skills, her talent as a singer was also used throughout the show.
  • In the year 2000, she also settled a recurring character in the TV series ‘City of Angels.’
  • In 2001, Maya Rudolph became a cast member of ‘Saturday Night Live.’ She was much appreciated for her command over a wide range of accents that allowed her to represent different characters with ease. She played roles of various ethnicities, including Hispanic, Asian, North European, and Black.
  • She made her last character on ‘Saturday Night Live’ on November 2007.
  • However, she went on to perform on the show as a guest in 2008, 2009, and 2010. She made a comeback on the show in 2012 as a host. During her time in the show, she came up with more than 50 celebrity impressions. Most familiar of these include Barbra Streisand, Christina Aguilera, Darcel Wynne, Diana Ross, Halle Berry, Ivanka Trump, Jennifer Lopez, Lisa Kudrow, Lisa Ling, Michelle Obama, Nelly Furtado, Paris Hilton, Tyra Banks, Valerie Simpson, and Whitney Houston.
  • Her first major movie performance came in 2006 when she was cast in the film ‘A Prairie Home Companion.’ She also starred in the movie ‘Idiocracy’ which delivered later that year.
  • In 2007, she sounded the character of ‘Rapunzel’ in the movie ‘Shrek the Third.’ Some of the other movies where she gave her voice include ‘Zookeeper’ (2011), ‘Turbo’ (2013), ‘The Nut Job’ (2014), ‘Big Hero 6’ (2014), and ‘Strange Magic’ (2015).
  • In 2010, Maya Rudolph appeared in the movie ‘Grown Ups,’ starring alongside Adam Sandler.
  • The next year, she performed in the movie ‘Bridesmaids.’ In 2011, she also acted in ‘Friends with Kids.’
  • In 2013, she emerged in a supporting character in the film ‘The Way, Way Back.’ She also co-starred in the situational comedy ‘Up All Night.’
  • The following year, she performed in the crime comedy-drama movie ‘Inherent Vice.’
  • On May 2014, a television pilot titled ‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ was aired. The show was an attempt to revisit the classic variety show format. Maya Rudolph co-produced and starred in the show.
  • In 2015, she performed characters in the romantic comedy movie ‘Maggie’s Plan’ and musical comedy film ‘A Very Murray Christmas.’ She was then observed in the comedy film ‘Sisters’ (2015) and the drama film ‘We Don’t Belong Here’ (2017).
  • Meanwhile, she also sounded a character in the animated comedy film ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ (2016).
  • From 2017 to 2019, she was cast in many movies like ‘CHiPs,’ ‘Life of the Party,’ ‘Wine Country,’ and ‘Booksmart.’
  • On June 2017, she was cast to voice a role called ‘Nanny’ in the animated comedy movie ‘The Willoughbys.’

Movies List

1997As Good as It Gets
Gattaca
2000Chuck & Buck
Duets
2003Duplex
2004Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
50 First Dates
2006A Prairie Home Companion
Idiocracy
2007Shrek the Third
2009Away We Go
2010MacGruber
Grown Ups
2011Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right (Revisited)
Bridesmaids
Zookeeper
Friends with Kids
2013The Way, Way Back
Grown Ups 2
Turbo
2014The Nut Job
Inherent Vice
Big Hero 6
2015Strange Magic
Maggie's Plan
A Very Murray Christmas
Sisters
2016Mr. Pig
The Angry Birds Movie
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
2017CHiPs
We Don't Belong Here
The Emoji Movie
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
2018Life of the Party
The Happytime Murders
2019The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Booksmart
Wine Country
The Angry Birds Movie 2
2020The Willoughbys
Connected
Hubie Halloween

TV Shows & Serials List

1996–1997Chicago Hope
1997The Devil's Child
2000Action
City of Angels
2000–presentSaturday Night Live
2006
Campus Ladies
2007
The Simpsons
2008–2009Kath & Kim
2009
The Mighty B!
2011–2012Up All Night
2012Saturday Night Live
2014Portlandia
The Maya Rudolph Show
Family Guy
2014–2015
The Awesomes
2015Comedy Bang! Bang!
The Spoils Before Dying
Drunk History
2016Mike Tyson Mysteries
Angie Tribeca
Maya & Marty
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Documentary Now!
The Grinder
2017Michael Bolton's Big, S*xy Valentine's Day Special
Nobodies
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tour de Pharmacy
The Gong Show
A Christmas Story Live!
2017–presentBig Mouth
Big Hero 6: The Series
2018–2020The Good Place
2018Forever
Mike Tyson Mysteries
2019The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience
Nailed It!
2019–presentBless the Harts
2020Mapleworth Murders

Facts About Maya Rudolph

  1. Maya Rudolph is not married but has been in a long time relationship with Paul Thomas Anderson have since 2001. They have four children together.
  2. Her mother is an American singer-songwriter best identified for her 1975 single “Lovin’ You”.
  3. Her father is Richard “Dick” Rudolph. He is an American composer, guitarist, musician, songwriter, and producer.
  4. Maya Rudolph blemishes face would have you thinking that she is white, but as you now know she is mixed.

FAQs

How long was Maya Rudolph on SNL?
Maya Rudolph was a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 2000 to 2007.
Who raised Maya Rudolph?
Just two weeks before she turned seven years old, her mother tragically passed away from cancer, leaving her father to raise her and her brother alone. Of course, Rudolph was devastated.
Where is Richard Rudolph now?
Rudolph is currently married to jazz singer Kimiko Kasai and resides in Santa Monica and Tokyo.
Is Maya Rudolph pregnant in grown-ups?
Maya Rudolph really was pregnant with her second child during the filming of this movie. Production began in June 2009, and Rudolph gave birth in November 2009.

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