Maya Rudolph Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height, Husband, Children, Career, Baking It, Net worth

Maya Rudolph Biography

Maya Rudolph is an American actress, comedian, and singer. She is best known for her appearances on NBC’s Saturday Night Live and her role in the films Bridesmaids and A Serious Man.

Maya Rudolph Age | Birthday

Born on July 27, 1972, Rudolph is 50 years old (age as of 2022). She celebrates her birthday on the 27th of July each year.

Maya Rudolph Parents

Rudolph was born in Gainesville, Florida to parents; Dick Rudolph (father) and Minnie Riperton (mother). Her father, Dick Rudolph was a composer and musician while her mom, Minnie Riperton was a famous singer. Rudolph’s parents were both of African American (mother) and Jewish descent (father).

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Maya Rudolph Ethnicity

Rudolph holds a mixed ethnicity. Her mom was African-American while her father is Ashkenazi Jewish.

Maya Rudolph Height

Rudolph stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 7 inches (approximately).

Maya Rudolph Husband

Rudolph married filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson in 2001 and the couple has four children; daughters Pearl Minnie, Lucille, and daughter Minnie Ida and son Jack Anderson.

Maya Rudolph Children

Rudolph, together with her husband Paul Thomas Anderson, has four children; daughters Pearl Minnie, Lucille, and  Minnie Ida Anderson, and a son, Jack Anderson.

Maya Rudolph Education

Rudolph attended University of California, Santa Cruz where she earned a degree in photography. She then moved to Los Angeles and began working as a backup singer for Prince.

Maya Rudolph Career

Rudolph’s first big break came in 2000 when she joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live” as a featured player. She quickly became a regular on the show and remained on the cast until 2007.

After her time on Saturday Night Live, Rudolph has gone on to appear in a number  of other television shows including “Up All Night” and “The Good Place.” She has also starred in various films which include “Bridesmaids” “A Serious Man” and “The Nut Job.”

Moreover, Rudolph is talented singer and has released two albums with her band “Princess.”

Maya Rudolph Baking It

Rudolph is a host of the Food Network show Baking It. The Food Network show premiered in January 2021, and it followed celebrity friends including Rudolph as they team up to create delicious desserts.

Season 2 of Baking It premieres on December 12, 2022 on Peacock. In this season, Rudolph will host alongside Amy Poehler as “bakers compete in a series of thrilling and hilarious challenges” judged by the grandmas.

Maya Rudolph Net worth

Rudolph has an estimated net worth  of $20 million. She is an actor and singer, Rudolph has amassed her fortune through a successful career in acting and singing. She also makes a living through televisions shows and endorsement deals.