Kay Cannon biography
Kay Cannon is an American actress, screenwriter, and producer, famous for her work in the film series Pitch Perfect, 30 Rock, and The New Girl. Additionally, she has been awarded three Writers Guild Awards and nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards. Kay was born and raised in Illinois and received her education at Reed-Custer High School in Braidwood, Illinois.
After high school, she attended Lewis University in Romeoville, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater and a Master of Education. Kay was also trained in improv at Second City and IO in Chicago. Her career started when she was hired to work as a performer at ComedySportz.
Later, she performed sketches and improvisations for theaters such as Amsterdam, Holland, The Second City in Chicago and Las Vegas. In 2013, she appeared in the independent film The Little Tin Man. She also worked as a producer and writer on the comedy series 30 Rock and the New Girl, in which she also starred. Two years later, she made a cameo in Pitch Perfect 2 and also appeared in the comedy How to Be Single alongside Rebel Wilson and Dakota Johnson.
For his work on 30 Rock, Kay won the Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, as well as the Peabody Award. Cannon was also featured in the movie Baby Mama, on which she worked as a co-producer. In 2010, she was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series. Cannon later moved from New York City to Los Angeles after signing a contract with 20th Century Fox. While in Los Angeles, she served as co-executive producer for the film New Girl and also as a consulting producer for Cristela.
Furthermore, she also sold her comedy deed to channels like Fox and CBS. Furthermore, she also worked on the Netflix show Girlboss based on the real life of Sophia Amoruso. As a screenwriter, she is recognized for her work on the popular comedy series Pitch Perfect 1,2 and 3. Additionally, she made her directorial debut with Blockers. In 2019, she directed and wrote the movie called Cinderella which featured Camila Cabello and was produced by James Corden.
Kay Cannon’s age
Kay is 48 years old in 2023. She was born in August 21, 1974 in Illinois, United States. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 21st of August every year.
Kay Cannon Height/Weight
Cannon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches. she weighs 55kg and has brown eyes and brown hair. Likewise, your body measurements are 34-27-34 inches.
Husband Kay Cannon
Kay is currently married to comedy writer Eben Russell. The couple has a daughter named Evelyn Rose Russell who was born in October 2013. She was previously married to actor and comedian Jason Sudeikis for five years before they separated in 2008.
Kay Cannon family
Cannon is the daughter of Rosemary Cannon and John M. Cannon. Her father worked as a lawyer in Salt Lake City from the late 1800s until his death in 1917. She has six siblings, Stacie, Luke, Mary, Vince, Paul and Matt Cannon.
Kay Cannon Net Worth
Kay has accumulated an approximate net worth of $10 million dollars. She acquired her income from her successful career as a producer, screenwriter and actress.