Cecily Strong (SNL) Biography, Net worth 2023, Salary, Age, Height, Educational Qualifications, Family Details, Parents, Husband, Boyfriends, Children, Nationality, and more

Curious to know about  Cecily Strong, but not getting any appropriate info about her, don't worry here I am going to share everything about Cecily Strong like her Biography, Net worth 2023, Salary, Age, Height, Educational Qualifications, Family Details, Parents, Husband, Boyfriends, Children, Nationality, leaving SNL, and more.

All about Cecily Strong

Also read:

Quick info about Cecily Strong

Cecily Strong is the most popular name on the internet today. Here I am sharing all the important info in short. You can find out all the important info about her quickly in the below table.

FullnameCecily Legler Strong
Nickname Cecily Strong
Date of birthFebruary 8, 1984
AgeAbout 39 years old as of 2023
BirthplaceSpringfield, Illinois, U.S
ProfessionActress, Comedian
HometownSpringfield, Illinois, U.S
Educational QualificationsGraduate from CalArts (acting at California Institute of the Arts)
Alma MaterCalifornia Institute of the Arts (BFA)
Parents NameFather's name- and William "Bill" Strong, Mother's name- Penelope
Known forSaturday Night Live (2012–2022)
Salary$25000 per episode
Net Worth 2023$4 million

These are some of the important info about her, want to know everything in detail about her, check out the complete post till the end.

Cecily Strong Biography

Cecily Legler Strong, an American actress and comedian, was a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 2012 to 2022. She was born on February 8, 1984. Strong has been a part of the cast of the show the longest of any female.

Cecily Strong Biography

She moved to Chicago after graduating from CalArts and was performing improv there when she got hired for SNL. She presently plays the lead in the musical comedy Schmigadoon! (2021–present) on Apple TV+, which she also co–produces.

In addition to this, she has had supporting parts in movies including Ghostbusters, The Meddler, and The Female Brain as well as voice work on The Awesomes from 2013 to 2015. In 2015, she presided over the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Her autobiography This Will All Be Over Soon was released as her debut book.

Personal Life

There are people, who are most curious to know about her personal life like her husband, boyfriends, parents, and other family members, and that is also one of the top reason, we also researched about her a little more.

As per our research, she is the daughter of William "Bill" Strong and Penelope. And has been in relationship with many people, but she has not married, And so she has not child too yet. 

There are not much info available about her other family members like siblings and more.

Cecily Strong Early life and education

Cecily strong, who also known as Cecily Legler Strong, was borin in Springfield, Illinois, U.S. and she grew up in Oak Park, Illinois, an inner-ring suburb of Chicago. She is the daughter of Penelope and William "Bill" Strong, who formerly served as the bureau chief for the Associated Press and is currently the owner of a public relations company.

Cecily Strong Early life and education

Nurse practitioner Penny Legler Strong has a wealth of experience working at local hospitals. The parents of Strong are estranged. Strong used to mimic routines with her pal and watch vintage SNL advertisements on VHS as a child, liking the show. "I wore out a tape with the best commercials every day," the author said. She has acknowledged citing Phil Hartman as an inspiration.

Strong claimed that as a girl, she frequently saw Broadway performances and occasionally got to go backstage to meet their casts because her uncle is a Broadway producer in an interview with Terry Gross for the National Public Radio program Fresh Air in 2021.

Until her sophomore year, when she was expelled for bringing marijuana to school, she was a student at Oak Park and River Forest High School. Before going to the Chicago Academy for the Arts for her senior year and graduating in 2002, she first attended a private Catholic school.

She continued her acting studies at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), where she earned a BFA in theatre in 2006. Strong returned to Chicago after graduation to continue her education at the Second City Conservatory and iO Chicago.

Cecily Strong salary and net worth 2023

There are a lot of people who are interested to know about the net worth of Cecily Strong but they don't get any updates about her net worth and monthly salary. Here I will share all the updates here related to her salary and net worth in 2023. If I talk about her salary then she get paid about $25000 per episode, but her net worth is about $4 million.

Career details of Cecily Strong

There are million of fans that she has, and want to know about her career journey, especially when she is saying good bye t SNL (Saturday Night Live). Here are all the details about her career journey.

Career details of Cecily Strong

Strong frequently appeared at iO Chicago and The Second City. Together with other Second City performers, Strong performed aboard a cruise ship for four months. She performed with the all-female improv group Virgin Daiquiri and at the Chicago Sketch Fest, Chicago Just for Laughs, New York Sketchfest, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Goodman Theater, Bailiwick Theater, and Mercury Theater.

Career at Saturday Night Live (SNL)

On September 15, 2012, Saturday Night Live featured Strong for the first time. Beginning with the season 39 debut, Strong joined the repertory cast the following year and co-anchored the weekly Weekend Update segment with Seth Meyers.

With the launch of season 40 in September 2014, Strong was replaced on Weekend Update by writer Michael Che, in part at her own desire to concentrate on doing sketches as a member of the regular cast. Strong later co-anchored with Colin Jost.

For her participation in the program, Strong received her first Primetime Emmy nomination in 2020 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. 2021 saw another nomination for her. Additionally, she was a candidate for the 12th Critics' Choice Awards' Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series award.

Despite missing the first three episodes of the season to reprise her part in the Los Angeles production of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, Strong returned to SNL for season 48 and will surpass former castmate Kate McKinnon as the longest-running female cast member in the history of the show

On the October 29, 2022 show, she made a comeback. Strong broke McKinnon's record in the episode that would be her last, airing on December 17, 2022.

Strong received plaudits from critics for her performance on the November 6, 2021 episode of "Weekend Update" sketch as "Goober the Clown Who Had An Abortion When She Was 23." The sketch came after two cases involving the Texas Heartbeat Act went to the U.S. Supreme Court for oral arguments. 

Later, Strong stated on her Instagram page that the drawing was a reference to her own abortion. Following up on the remarks, Strong made an appearance as "Tammy the Trucker on Gas Prices and Definitely Not Abortion" on the November 5, 2022 episode of "Weekend Update" before the midterm elections.

Recurring characters

Here are the top characters that she played to date. which will be interesting to know about her acting career. As per Wikipedia, these are the top characters of Strong.

  • Gemma, an aspiring British singer with various boyfriends,
  • Lonnie, one of the two unintelligent kids (the other being Josh, played by Mikey Day) in the Science Room sketches.
  • Joelle LaRue, one of the two French animal-based video clip show presenters, alongside Noelle LeSoup (played by Kate McKinnon),
  • An unnamed blond former porn star-turned-model/commercial actress who hawks elegant items alongside Brecky (played by Vanessa Bayer),
  • Gracelynn Chisholm, co-host of morning show Right Side of the Bed with her husband Cory (played by Taran Killam),
  • Cathy Anne, the drug-addicted neighbor of Michael Che (usually introduced by Che as "the woman who's always yelling outside my window"), who has strong opinions on current events,
  • Kyra, co-host of The Girlfriends Talk Show, alongside Morgan (played by Aidy Bryant),
  • Heather, a one-dimensional female character from a male-driven comedy,
  • Donna Fingerneck, The Art of the Encounter and Women in the Workplace co-host with Jodi Cork (played by Kate McKinnon),
  • Dana, a loud-mouthed, unfriendly retail employee who along with Niff (played by Bobby Moynihan) always insults her coworkers out of fear of being fired,
  • The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party, an unintelligent, unnamed pseudo-activist,

Popular films

Let's now talk about her popular films. 

  • Short film 'How to Sponsor a Uterus' 2012 as Karen Rigsby. 
  • The Bronze 2015  as Janice Townsend
  • Slow Learners (as Amber the ex) 2015.
  • The Meddler as Jillian 2015.
  • Staten Island Summer as Mary Ellen 2015.
  • The Boss as Dana Dandridge 2016
  • Ghostbusters as Jennifer Lynch 2016.
  • The Female Brain as Zoe 2018.
  • Short film Sparring Partner 2022.
  • Garfield 2024 (voice) In production 

Awards and achievements

Critics' Choice Television Awards 

She won (Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series) in 2021.

Drama League Awards

She won the Distinguished Performance Award for nominated work at The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe in 2022.

Grammy Awards

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media for nominated work in Schmigadoon! in 2022.

Online Film & Television Association Awards

  • Nominated for Best Female Performance in a Fiction Program (Saturday Night Live) 2014.
  • Nominated for Best Female Performance in a Variety Program (Saturday Night Live) 2019, 2020.

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Saturday Night Live) 2020, 2021.

Facts about Cecily Strong

Facts about Cecily Strong:

Facts about Cecily Strong

Let's talk about the facts about Cecily Strong now.

  1. Cecily Strong was born in Springfield, Illinois, U.S.
  2. She is the daughter of Penelope and William "Bill" Strong, who worked as an Associated Press bureau chief and now.
  3. She is known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 2012 to 2022.
  4. As per sources, Strong is the longest-tenured female cast member in the show's history.
  5. She currently has a starring role in the Apple TV+ musical comedy series Schmigadoon! (2021–present), which she also co-produces. 
  6. For her work on Saturday Night Live, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 72nd and 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards. 

FAQs about  Cecily Strong

Although I tried to cover everything about her in this post, there may be many things that could not be mentioned in this post. If you think something is missing, then let me know I will update that here. 

FAQs about  Cecily Strong

Here I am sharing the top most frequently asked questions and their answers below.

1. Who is Cecily Strong?

Ans.  Cecily Strong is a popular actress and comedian, she is best know for SNL, and she has been a cast member of Saturday Night Live. And she is the only woman who spent the longest period at SNL.

2. Where was Cecily Strong born?

Ans. She was born in Springfield, Illinois, U.S.

3. What are the educational qualifications of Cecily Strong?

Ans. She is a Graduate of CalArts (acting at California Institute of the Arts). 

4. What is the nationality of Cecily Strong?

Ans. She is an American.

5. is Cecily Strong married?

Ans. As per various sources, she is not married yet.

6. What is the Net worth of Cecily Strong?

Ans. As per Celebritynetworth, her net worth is about $4 million.

7. Who is Cecily Strong related to?

Ans. She is the daughter of  Penelope and William "Bill" Strong.

8. How much does Cecily Strong get paid?

Ans. She makes about $25,000 per episode or $525,000 per year.

9. Is Cecily Strong leaving SNL 2022?

Ans. Yes, She is leaving SNL and The last Saturday Night Live of 2022 will also be the last episode featuring Cecily Strong in the cast. The show announced the comedian's exit after 11 seasons.

10. Does Cecily Strong speak French?

Ans. Yes, she can speak French fluently.

11. Where did Cecily Strong grow up?

Ans. She grew up in Oak Park, IL.

12.. How tall is Cecily Strong?

Ans. She is 1.73 m tall.

13. How old is Cecily Strong?

She is about 39 years old as of 2023.


Here I tried to share everything about Cecily Strong like her biography, net worth, political career, family details, age, birthplace, and more. There may be something that is missing in this post. If you think something is missing then let me know I will update that too in this post.

Published by: Global News Land Updated: Jan 22, 2023, 9:12pm

You may also like: