1. Who is Kristen Wiig and why is she famous?
Kristen Wiig is an extremely successful American actress and comedian, who also works as a writer and producer. Her first major break came in 2005 when she joined the cast of Saturday Night Live. Since then, she has only gone from strength to strength, starring in and co-writing 'Bridesmaids' which earned her nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA, and voice acting in the hit animated films 'Despicable Me' and 'How To Train Your Dragon'.
2. What is Kristen Wiig's real name?
Unlike many other celebrities who use an alias, Kristen Wiig's real name is just that - Kristen Wiig. Her middle name is Carroll.
3. How old is Kristen Wiig?
Kristen Wiig's birthday is 22 August 1973, meaning she will turn 46 later this year. She certainly doesn't look her age!
4. How tall is Kristen Wiig?
5. Kristen Wiig's measurements
Q. How much does Kristen Wiig weigh?
Celebrity Sizes suggests that Kristen weighs about 56 kilos
Q. What bra size is Kristen Wiig?
Celebrity Sizes suggest that her bra size is 34B. But really, who cares about Kristen's measurements? The woman's won 12 awards and received 68 nominations for pity's sake!
6. What is Kristen Wiig's net worth?
Celebrity Net Worth suggests that Kristen is making serious bank, with a net worth of at least $20 million to her name.
7. What nationality is Kristen Wiig?
Kristen is American. She was born in New York, and raised in both New York and Pennsylvania. She has Norwegian and Irish ancestry on her father's side (Wiig is a Norwegian name in itself) and English and Scottish heritage on her mother's side.
8. Who are Kristen Wiig's parents?
Kristen's father is John Wiig and her mother is Laura, née Johnson before her marriage. Kristen's parents divorced when she was 9.
9. How many siblings does Kristen Wiig have?
Kristen has an older brother, Erik.
10. What religion is Kristen Wiig?
Because of Kristen's Anglo-European heritage, it's likely that her family has traditionally been Protestant or Catholic but this is mere speculation.
11. Is Kristen Wigg religious?
Kristen Wiig is not a religious celebrity, she doesn't openly speak about following a faith or practicing spiritual beliefs. In the 2011 movie 'Paul', Kristen played a fundamentalist Christian who loses her faith after meeting an alien and two atheists, but whether she can relate to losing a faith or whether this was just the role in unclear.
12. Is Kristen Wiig married?
Kristen was previously married to husband Hayes Hargrove, another American actor, but they divorced in 2008 after five years of marriage. In 2012, in an interview with British magazine Stella, Kristen said that chances of her getting married again was slim to none.
"I probably won’t ever get married (again); it’s not something that I would want to do," Kristen told the publication. “I think women put that pressure on themselves, maybe even more than society does, but, if you’re the single girl at the wedding, you know someone is going to ask you when you’re going to get married.”
13. When did Kristen Wiig get engaged?
14. When was Kristen Wiig's wedding?
Kristen and Hayes got married in 2005.
15. Does Kristen Wiig have kids?
Currently, Kristen doesn't have any children. That doesn't mean she has totally ruled out the possibility of being a mother, but she's in now rush. She jokingly told ET, "I have a daughter who is a dog, and I've got some great plants that I've had for a long time that I feel like are my children."
16. Is Kristen Wiig pregnant?
There is no way of knowing for sure until Kristen herself confirms or denies pregnancy rumours, but she doesn't appear to be pregnant at the moment. That's not to say she isn't keeping news of a pregnancy to herself right now though, so watch this space!
17. Who is Kristen Wiig's boyfriend?
18. Who else has Kristen dated in the past?
The public don't know much about Kristen's dating record, but it is common knowledge that she dated Brian Pestos after her divorce, before dating The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Morretti for 18 months.
19. Is Kristen Wiig heterosexual?
Many people assume that Kristen Wiig might be a lesbian or someone who is bisexual, and this is largely due to her having short hair, being a private individual, and having many openly gay friends. However, it appears that Kristen is heterosexual.
20. Who is Kristen Wiig friends with?
We can't discuss Kristen Wiig's friend's without mentioning her long term SNL co-star Bill Hader! Here he is making Kristen laugh until she cries during an interview for their 2014 film 'The Skeleton Twins'.
Ellen Paige also considers Kristen a close friend - so close in fact that she has 'Wiig' tattooed on her arm!
Katy Perry is also another of Kristen's friends. In 2010, the singer-songwriter tweeted this unconventional request - and Kristen complied, using a lock of her actual hair!
21. Has Kristen ever posed nude or topless?
Kristen currently hasn't posed naked or topless, but she did have a full frontal nude scene in her 2014 film 'Welcome to Me'. "Being naked in a film or on stage isn't always supposed to be sexy," the actress said of the hyped scene. "It was the part and it felt right, so I did it." "Of course you're nervous," she added, "and you know people are gonna make comments but if you care about that, your job instantly becomes more difficult. You have to do things for you."
22. What Kristen part of 'The Fappening' nude photo scandal?
In 2014, a celebrity iCloud hack took place and resulted in hundreds of explicit and private images of famous personalities getting leaked to the mainstream media. This specific hack has become known as 'The Fappening', a crude portmanteau of 'fap' (slang for masturbation' and 'happening'. Although Kristen Wiig has appeared in sex scenes as part of her career, she wasn't a celebrity targeted in the hack and no sex tape, nip slip or explicit images of Kristen were found.
23. What are Kristen Wiig's most famous hairstyles?
Here are some of Kristen's most famous hairstyles, both in-character as she appears in movies and TV shows and as well as in real life.
Dreamy waves as Kelly in 'Masterminds' (2016)
Rocking the short, brunette look. Kristen is a celebrity that can pull off either long or short hair with ease.
Kristen was sending up HBO's 'Game of Thrones' with this Mother of Dragons look.
For a hot minute a few years back, Kristen had black hair and (predictably!) she looked incredible.
Kristen's pixie cut is iconic.
24. Has Kristen Wiig had any plastic surgery?
There has been some speculation as to whether Kristin has ever had a nose job - let's face it, she has the cutest nose so it's no wonder people think she may have paid for a rhinoplasty. There has been nothing to confirm or deny this plastic surgery rumour as of yet. Weirdly enough, Kristen once had a job working at a plastic surgery clinic producing drawings of client's pre-surgery and post-surgery bodies.
25. Does Kristen Wiig have any tattoos?
Kristen admitted to James Corden on The Late Late Show that she regrets her tattoo, the astrological sign for Leo. "I got a tattoo with a friend of mine when I was very young, and she got like a cherub or something and I was like "I'm a Leo" so I got a Leo on my back" Kristen laughed.
26. Does Kristen Wiig smoke?
Kristen is a very health conscious person. She doesn't smoke, only smoking on-screen when she is in character.
27. Does Kristin Wiig wear glasses?
No, Kristin doesn't wear prescription glasses or need them. She just wears sunglasses and glasses that are for fashion statements.
28. What movies has Kristen Wiig been in?
Kristen's past roles in film include
- The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, as Ben Stiller's crush
- Bridesmaids which she co-wrote and starred in and was subsequently nominated for multiple awards
- The Martian, playing Annie Montrose the head of PR at NASA
- Knocked Up, where she played TV executive Jill and pretty much stole the show with her savage back-handed compliments.
- Ghostbusters, a female adaptation of the classic series co-starring friend Kate McKinnon, the first openly gay / lesbian SNL cast member
- Paul, where she played the Christian Fundamentalist who ultimately believes in outer-space
- Despicable Me, opposite co-star Steve Carell voicing Miss Hattie
Her upcoming movies have us bursting with excitement! They include:
- Wonder Woman 1984, where Wiig plays the role of Cheetah, Wonder Woman's nemesis.
- Where'd You Go Bernadette, Wiig stars Cate Blanchett in the movie adaptation of the 2012 comedic novel about an agoraphobic mother who goes missing.
29. What characters has Kristen played on Saturday Night Live?
- Some of Kristen's best SNL characters include:
Drunken Disney Princess, Cinderella
- Her spoof's of Kris Jenner, Liza Minelli and Khaleesi
- Target Lady
- Sue, the most excitable lady you will ever meet!
- Kathie Lee Gifford
Video: Some of Kristen's best moments in character
And how could we forget Kristen's performance as Sia, singing Chandlier at the 57th Grammys?
Video: Kristen performs Sia's Chandelier at the 57th Grammy Awards
30. Is Kristen Wiig on Instagram and is Kristen Wiig on Twitter?
Kristen Wiig's official website makes it clear that she is not on any form of social media website. While that's slightly disappointing for her big fans, it's probably for the best if Kristen wants to maintain her privacy.
31. How much weight has Kristen Wiig lost?
32. What books has Kristen Wiig written?
Kristen hasn't written a book yet (and we stress yet!) but so far she has had one book written about her, called 'The Infallible Comedienne'
34. What is Kristen Wiig's best red carpet look?
Kristen's outfit at the opening of 74th Venice Film Festival was pure, red-carpet fire!
35. How does Kristen Wiig look with no makeup?
Without her makeup, Kristen looks every bit as beautiful as she does when she is working the red carpet. She has a gorgeous complexion (another benefit of not smoking) and when she goes make-up free you can really see just how naturally radiant she is.
36. Is Kristen Wiig a Victoria's Secret model?
No. People get Kristen Wiig confused with actress Kristen Stewart, who was dating Victoria's Secret angel Stella Maxwell.
37. What is so special about Kristen Wiig's eyebrows?
On a day to day basis - nothing. But in the film 'Downsizing', Kristen's character was left with just one eyebrow after deciding not to undergo the shrinking process after all!