Kenan Thompson

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Date of Birth May 10, 1978
Place of Birth Atlanta, Georgia
Age 42 years old
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Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson is an American actor and comedian. He has been a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live since 2003, making him the longest-tenured cast member in the show's history. Thompson began his acting career in the early 1990s, and earned fame as an original cast member of Nickelodeon's sketch comedy series All That. In this time, he often collaborated with All That costar Kel Mitchell. In 1996, they began starring in their own sitcom Kenan & Kel. Thompson is also known for his roles in The Mighty Ducks franchise, Good Burger, and the title character in the 2004 film Fat Albert. He has received a Primetime Emmy Award from three nominations for his work on SNL, and is ranked at #88 on VH1's 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

Born: May 10, 1978, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, comedian
Years active: 1994–present
Television: All That, Kenan & Kel, Saturday Night Live
Children: 2
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About Kenan Thompson

Actor who teamed with Kel Mitchell in zany Nickelodeon comedies including the popular television shows Kenan and Kel and All That and the TV movie Good Burger. In 2003, he became a cast member on the NBC series Saturday Night Live.

Before Fame

He began acting at the age of 15, attending a visual and performing arts school in East Point, Georgia called Tri-Cities High School.


His first film role was in 1994's D2: The Mighty Ducks, where he played the character Russ Tyler, known for his deadly shot "The Knuckle-puck."

Family Life

He married Christina Evangeline in 2011. In June of 2014, the couple had a baby girl named Georgia. They had their second child, Gianna, in July 2019.


He co-starred with Omarion in the 2004 film Fat Albert.

Information related to Kenan Thompson

  • Santa Monica College alumni
  • African-American male comedians
  • Male actors from Atlanta
  • American impressionists (entertainers)
  • American sketch comedians
  • Musicians from Atlanta
  • Primetime Emmy Award winners
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Latest information about Kenan Thompson updated on January 24, 2021.