Who is Jackie Abbott?

Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Abbott was born in Stamford, Connecticut USA; however, the actual date of her birth is unavailable. She is a photographer and actress, who has worked on such film titles as “Murder, My Tweet”, “Jackie”, and “Afterdeath”, but is probably best recognized for being the partner of the famous actress and comedian Kate McKinnon.

How rich is she, as of now? Jackie Abbott Net Worth

As of early 2021, Jackie Abbott’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment as both actress and artist. Moreover, she probably enjoys the wealth of her famous partner Kate McKinnon, whose fortune is estimated at over $9 million.

Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Jackie Abbott remains silent when it comes to her early life. It’s assumed that she spent her childhood in her hometown of Stamford, raised by her parents but whose names and professions aren’t available; it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or not. She holds American nationality, and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group.

After completing her high school education, Jackie enrolled in the Tisch School of the Arts of New York University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama in 2014. She then took acting classes at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, located in Manhattan, New York City.

Professional Career

Following her graduation, Jackie started pursuing her career on stage, performing in various productions such as “Holy Moly”, “The Serpent Woman”, “The Great Forgotten”, and “Old Names For Wildflowers”. She also worked as a voice actress for the agency Junto Sounds. She made her debut film appearance in 2016, when she secured the role of Millie Mathison in the short comedy crime film “Murder, My Tweet”, written and directed by Jordan Zakarin.

It was followed by her portrayal of Tracy in the short comedy film “Trouble On Hanzelsphere-7!” (2018), after which she wrote and starred in the short horror film “Thirst” in 2019. During the same year, she also appeared in the short sci-fi film “Afterdeath”, and landed the title role in the short drama film “Jackie”, both written and directed by Wylie Rush.

Jackie Abbott

It’s announced that she will play CeeCee Carver in the upcoming short comedy film “Miss Sugar Tit”, which is currently under post-production.

Besides that, Jackie Abbott is a part-time clown and photographer.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Jackie Abbott has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 4ins (1.63m) – information about her weight, vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size hasn’t been disclosed.

Personal Life

Jackie Abbott gained popularity for being in a relationship with Kate McKinnon. They were spotted together in April 2016, while they made their relationship public at the 2017 Emmy Awards. The couple is apparently still going strong, and currently reside is in New York City.

Who is her partner? Kate McKinnon Short Wiki/Bio

Kathryn ‘Kate’ McKinnon Berthold was born on 6 January 1984 under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, in Sea Cliff, New York State USA, where she was raised by her father Michael Thomas Berthold, an architect, and her mother Laura Campbell, who works as a parent educator. Her younger sister is comedian Emily Lynne.

Educational Background

She learned to play the piano from the age of five, and started playing the cello at the age of 12, and the guitar at the age of 15. Regarding her education, she attended North Shore High School, and upon matriculation in 2002, she enrolled into Columbia University, where she co-founded the comedy group Tea Party. While there, she performed in three Varsity shows, and was a part of another comedy group called Prangstgrüp. She graduated with a degree in Theatre in 2006.

Career Beginnings

Kate McKinnon started her professional career in 2006, when she joined the original cast of the Logo comedy program “The Big Gay Sketch Show”, performing for three seasons until 2010.

Since 2008, she has performed in live comedy shows at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. In the following year, she won a NewNowNext Award for Brink of Fame: Comic. Her next major appearance came in 2010, when she was cast as Bethany in the comedy web mini-series “Vag Magazine”.

Rise to Stardom – “Saturday Night Live”

Kate then provided her voice to additional characters in the Cartoon Network animated comedy series “Robotomy” (2010-2011), and voiced various characters in the Adult Swim animated comedy series “The Venture Bros.” (2010-2016). It was followed by her debut film appearance as Heather in the comedy film “My Best Day”, and her portrayal of Nicky in the romantic comedy film “Hannah Has A Ho-Phase”, both in 2012.

Later that year, she gained enormous popularity after joining the famous NBC late-night live comedy sketch and variety show “Saturday Night Live”. She initially performed as a featured player, but later was promoted to repertory in 2013. For her performance, Kate won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2016 and 2017. She still performs in the show. So far, she has appeared in 187 episodes which makes her the show’s longest-tenured female cast member.

Continued Success

Concurrently, Kate McKinnon continued to work on other projects. In 2014, she landed the role of Trace in the romantic comedy-drama film “Life Partners” and portrayed Vicky Albrecht in the sports comedy film “Balls Out”.

Between 2014 and 2015, she did the voice-over of Lola Gold in the Hulu adult animated comedy series “The Awesomes”. Thereafter, Kate appeared as herself in the comedy film “Ted 2”, and played Mrs. Bandini Jr. in the comedy film “Staten Island Summer”, both in 2015. During the same year, she also provided her voice to Sunshine in the Cartoon Network adult animated sitcom “China, IL” and featured as Sam in the comedy film “Sisters”. Since 2015, Kate has been voicing Squeeks the Mouse in the PBS Kids animated series “Nature Cat”.

Further Work

In the next year, Kate voiced Stella / Eva in the animated comedy film “The Angry Birds Movie”, Inez in the animated adventure film “Finding Dory”, and Régine Le Haut / Felicie’s Mother / Mother Superior in the animated musical adventure comedy film “Leap!”.

Also in 2016, she landed the role of Dr. Jillian Holtzmann in the supernatural comedy film “Ghostbusters”, alongside Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig, portrayed Mary in the Christmas comedy film “Office Christmas Party”, and featured as Jandice in the comedy film “Masterminds”, directed by Jared Hess. She then played Kiwi / Pippa in the black comedy film “Rough Night” and did the voice-over of Lupe in the animated comedy-adventure film “Ferdinand”, both in 2017.

Recent Years

Between 2017 and 2018, Kate lent her voice to the main role of Fiona Felicity Frizzle in the Netflix / Qubo animated children’s web series “The Magic School Bus Rides Again”, which he reprised in the film “The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Kids in Space” and the made-for-TV film “The Magic School Bus Rides Again in the Zone”, both in 2020.

In 2018, she took the roles of Glass Half Full Kate in the romantic comedy-drama film “Irreplaceable You” and Jill in the comedy film “Family”. Later that year, she was also cast as Morgan in the action-comedy film “The Spy Who Dumped Me”, next to Mila Kunis and Justin Theroux.

It was followed by her portrayals of Debra Hammer in the romantic comedy film “Yesterday” and Jess Carr in the drama film “Bombshell”, along with Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie, both in 2019. In the same year, she co-created and starred as Queen Mortunana of the Night Realm in the audible fantasy comedy series “Heads Will Roll”. Most recently, it’s been announced that she will create and play Carole Baskin in the upcoming series about Joe Exotic. She will also portray Grunhilda in the family fantasy film “The Lunch Witch”.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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