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(Actress, Comedian)

Kate McKinnon is a regular member of the hit shows, Saturday Night Live and The Big Gay Sketch Show. She is a lesbian and is in a relationship.

Relationship Facts of Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon is having an affair.
Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

Is Kate McKinnon Lesbian? Who is she dating?

Kate McKinnon’s sexual orientation is not straight, she is a lesbian.

She is currently dating Jackie Abbott. Jackie Abbott is an actress and photographer. They revealed their relationship publicly at the 2017 Emmys, which was confirmed in RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Previously, she was in a romantic relationship with Marla Mindelle and the couple started dating in 2013 the news of their separation was in 2015.

She has adopted a pet cat, Nino Positano, and treats it as her son.

Who is Kate McKinnon?

Kate McKinnon is an American comedian and actress. She is in the entertainment field since 2007.

Kate is best known for her work on the popular comedy series The Big Gay Sketch Show and Saturday Night Live. She is also known for her character as Dr. Jillian Holtzmann in the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot.

Who are the parents of Kate McKinnon?

Kathryn McKinnon Berthold was born on 6 January 1984, in the Long Island town of Sea Cliff, New York. She has an American nationality and has a mixed ethnicity of German and Scottish.

She is the daughter of Laura Campbell (mother) and Michael Thomas Berthold (father). Her birth name is Kathryn McKinnon Berthold. Her mother worked as a  parent educator and her father worked as an architect.

She has a younger sister Emily with whom she was raised. Her father passed away when she was 18 years old.


Mckinnon studied at North Shore High School and attended Columbia University where she graduated with a theater major.

Kate McKinnon: Professional Life, Career

Talking about career journey of Kate McKinnon, she is active in the entertainment field since 2007 and she is still active in it.

She began her career journey by joining the original cast of Logo TV’s The Big Gay Sketch Show in 2007. She appeared in all three seasons of the show.

Her career has already started to blossom in the entertainment field. She has appeared on numerous television series doing short roles.

In 2010, she appeared in the short film Mr. Ross portraying the character of Debby. Her career took on a successful path when she became the main cast of the television series Saturday Night Live in 2012.

The show is still running and she has won various awards for her work in the show.

 Besides acting, she has also given her voice in movies and television series including Giant Sloth, The Angry Birds Movie, Finding Dory, Ferdinand, Nature Cat, The Simpsons, and The Magic School Bus Rides Again.

McKinnon also appeared in the video game LEGO Dimensions playing the role of Dr. Jillian Holtzmann in 2015.

Awards, Nomination

She has been nominated for several awards shows for her impressive acting skills and she has successfully won NewNowNext Awards, Ashland Independent Film Festival Award, American Comedy Award, Women Film Critics Circle, and much more.

Salary and Net Worth

Kate’s net worth is said to be $2 million(2017). As of 2023, she has a net worth of $9 million.

Moreover, her income is $25,000 per episode.

Kate McKinnon’s Rumors, Controversy

She suffered a controversy when she mocked Kellyanne Conway during this week’s SNL episode.

What are the body stats of Kate McKinnon?

Kate McKinnon has a height of 5 feet 3.5 inches and weighs 50kg. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Her bra size is 32A, her shoe size is 8 US, and her dress size is 2 US.

Her body measurements are 33-24-34 inches. She has a dimple on her right cheek.

Social Media Profile

Kate is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

She has more than 51.8k followers on Facebook, more than 7.1k followers on Instagram, and more than 4.8k followers on Twitter.


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