Maya Rudolph Biography and Wiki
A Gainesville, Florida native, Maya Rudolph is an actress, comedian, and singer known for her appearances in Saturday Night Live and Idiocracy. She is in a relationship with Paul Thomas Anderson and has four children.
She received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her portrayal of US Senator and Vice-Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live. While Harris campaigned for and was elected vice president, she continued to play the character.
Maya Rudolph has appeared in a number of other television episodes, including the CBS medical dramas City of Angels and Chicago Hope. She also served as a music supervisor for Duets.
Her breakthrough film performance was in A Prairie Home Companion in 2006. Rudolph’s self-titled variety show television pilot aired on May 19, 2014, but the show did not go on to become a full-fledged series.
It was then reported that she would co-star with Martin Short in the NBC variety show Maya & Marty, which premiered on May 31, 2016. Her newest series, Forever, launched on Amazon Video on September 14, 2018. She performed a variety of parts as a voice actor in the Netflix animated series Big Mouth, which premiered in 2017.
In 2018, she appeared in commercials for Ruby Tuesday and Seventh Generation. In 2019, she played the mother in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, and in 2021, she portrayed Daniela Paguro in the Pixar film Luca.
Maya Rudolph Age
Rudolph is 50 years old as of 2022.
Maya was born in 1972, in Gainesville, Florida, and celebrates her birthday on the 27th of November every year.
Maya Rudolph Height
Rudolph is 5 feet 6 inches (1.7 m) tall.
Maya Rudolph Parents and Family
Maya was born in Florida to her parents. Her father, Richard Rudolph is a composer and an Ashkenazi Jewish whereas her mother Minnie Riperton was an African-American, singer, and songwriter. Maya has a brother called Marc.
They all moved as a family and relocated to Los Angeles, California when they were very young, and grew up mostly in the Westwood region. Her mother, Minnie Riperton passed away at the age of 31, on July 12, 1979. She died of breast cancer.
Maya Rudolph Education
Rudolph is a proud graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in photography.
Maya Rudolph Ethnicity
Rudolph is of mixed ethnicity. Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish while her mother is an African American.
Maya Rudolph Husband and Married
Maya has been in a relationship with Paul Thomas Anderson since 2001. It is known that she refers to as her husband despite the fact that they are not lawfully married.
Maya Rudolph Kids
Rudolph and her partner have four children together namely Pearl, Lucille, Jack, and Ida. They live in the San Fernando Valley with their children.
Maya Rudolph Movies and TV Shows
- As Good as It Gets
- Chuck & Buck
- Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
- A Prairie Home Companion
- Grown Ups
- The Happytime Murders
- Baking It
- A Clüsterfünke Christmas
- Mapleworth Murders
- Bless the Harts
- Nailed It!
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Maya Rudolph Singer
Rudolph started her singing career as a backup singer and briefly as a keyboardist in the band the Rentals, with whom she toured shortly before joining Saturday Night Live.
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Robert Smigel) recorded “Together In Pooping” and “Little Roundworm” with her on his album Come Poop With Me. She is a member of Princess, a Prince cover band, alongside her friend Gretchen Lieberum.
Maya Rudolph Net Worth
Rudolph sits at a net worth of $20 million as of 2022.
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