Kristen Wiig

United States

Kristen Wiig Bio

Who is Kristen Wiig

American actress, comedian, writer and producer known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. She is also known for such films as Knocked Up (2007), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), Paul and Bridesmaids, and others.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born in Canandaigua, New York, She took up an art major at the University of Arizona, then decided to drop out to pursue acting. She relocated to Los Angeles and joined the improv group The Groundlings.

Interesting Facts

She had voice acting roles in Despicable Me and How to Train Your Dragon. She also appeared in the 2016 comedy Zoolander No. 2.

Personal Life

She was married to Hayes Hargrove from 2005 to 2009. She starred alongside her former Saturday Night Live castmate Bill Hader in the 2014 film The Skeleton Twins.


She was named one of PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities of 2011.