Kristen Schaal Birthday & Fun Facts

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Feb 08, 2024 By Ini-Iso Adiankpo
Originally Published on Feb 06, 2023
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Kristen Schaal is an American actress and voice artist.
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About Kristen Schaal

Kristen Schaal is an American actress, writer, voice artist, and comedian, born on January 24, 1978, in Longmont, Colorado, the mountainous western state of the United States of America.

Kristen Schaal is best known for her award-winning role as 'Mabel Pines' in the animated series 'Gravity Falls' and 'Mel' in the Emmy-nominated comedy series 'Flight Of The Concords'. American actress and comedian Kristen Schaal developed an early interest in acting and comedy while growing up on her father's cattle ranch in Colorado.

She had an older brother, David, and graduated from Skyline High School in 1996, before completing her bachelor's degree at Northwestern University. Upon graduation, Kristen Schaal moved to New York in 2000 to begin her career as a comedian and had her first breakthrough in 2005. That year, she was featured in the New York magazine 'The Ten Funniest New Yorkers You've Never Heard Of' and coupled with an award in 2006, Kristen Schaal finally climbed the leaderboard and landed her big role in 'Flight Of The Concords'.

Then she worked as a special correspondent for 'The Daily Show' and joined the cast of NBC's satirical television series '30 Rock', alongside renowned actors Tracy Jordan and Jack Donaghy. From this exposure, Kristen Schaal perfected her role as the voice actor for 'Mabel Pines' on the Disney Channel animated series 'Gravity Falls'. Her performance was so outstanding that she received several nominations for multiple awards and was cast as 'Sarah Lynn' in the Emmy-n0minated adult comedy series 'Bojack Horseman'. in 2015, she played the role of 'Carol Pilbasian' in the American post-apocalyptic comedy television series 'The Last Man On Earth' and also played a recurring role as 'Trixie' in 'Toy Story'.

Kristen Schaal has work credits on numerous shows and movies like 'Bob's Burgers', 'The Mysterious Benedict Society', 'South Park', 'The Hotwives Of Orlando', and 'Despicable Me 2'. Kristen Schaal is currently married with a daughter and once suffered from an ectopic pregnancy. As a stand-up comedian, she has performed live at 'Hot Tub' at The Royal Theater in Toronto, Canada. She currently lives in New York and is active on Instagram and Twitter, where she shares her opinions on several social and political matters.

Kristen Schaal Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kristen Schaal’s net worth?

American voice artist and writer Kristen Schaal has a net worth of $6 million. In December 2020, she got an apartment in Los Angeles with her partner for $1.89 million. The following year in May 2021, she purchased another home in the same area, Los Feliz of Los Angeles, with her partner worth $3.5 million.

How much does Kristen Schaal earn per year?

Kristen Schall earns an estimated annual income of $100,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kristen Schaal?

Kristen Schaal is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) tall.

How old is Kristen Schaal?

Kristen Schaal was born in January 1978. She is 44 years old as of November 2022.

Childhood And Education

American actress and voice-over artist Kristen Schaal was born on January 24, 1978, in Longmont, Colorado, in the United States of America. She has Dutch ancestry and was raised on her family's cattle ranch by her parents. Aside from farming, her father was a construction worker and her mother was a secretary, while she had a brother, David, who was three years older than she was. Kristen Schaal began her high school education at Skyline High School, Longmont, and graduated in 1996, before enrolling at the University of Colorado in Boulder. After a year at the institution, she transferred to Northwestern University, Chicago, where she completed her education and moved to New York in 2000. After five years in New York, Kristen Schaal had her breakthrough in the entertainment industry and was featured in the New York article 'The Ten Funniest New Yorkers You've Never Heard Of'.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Kristen Schaal’s partner?

Kristen Schaal is married to American comedy writer, actor, and producer Rich Blomquist. They were married on September 14, 2012, and had one daughter Ruby in February 2018. Her husband Rich Blomquist was born on July 27, 1977, and is a seven-times-Emmy Awards-winning writer for the American mega show 'The Daily Show'.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

American actress and comedian Kristen Schaal is best known for her role as 'Mel' on the award-winning series 'Flight Of The Concords' and as 'Mabel Pines' in the animated comedy series 'Gravity Fall'.

Kristen Schaal began her professional comedy career in 2000 at the age of 22 when she moved to New York. From 2001 to 2002, she was featured in minor roles in the movies 'The Education Of Max Bickford' and 'Kate & Loepold'. But she did not have her big break until 2005 when she was featured as one of the emerging stars in a New York magazine and immediately, she was noticed by top brands and studios. Her feature role in the magazine prompted the executives of the HBO Comedy Festival to hand her a role in the 'Flight Of The Concords' comedy series. Kristen Schaal played the supporting role of Mel very well in the series that she was nominated for the EWWY Awards. Previously in 2006, she performed at the 'Live At Gotham' Central Comedy Show and won an award at the US Comedy Arts Festival, boosting her portfolio as an emerging actress and comedian. After her role in 'Flight Of The Concords', she was hired the following year in 2007 as a correspondent for the American late-night show, 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart'. And after then, she played a recurring role as 'Hazel Wassername' on NBC's '30 Rock', before landing her next big role in 'Gravity Falls'.

Her voice-over role as 'Mabel Pines' on the Disney Channel animated series 'Gravity Falls' turned out to be one of the biggest turning points of her career and she soon landed other jobs in the television series 'Wilfred', the British comedy show 'The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything', 'The Heart, She Holler', and several television commercials for RadioShack, Starburst, and Zaxby. She also played a major role as the voice of 'Louise Belcher' on 'Bob's Burgers', 'Carol Pilbasian' on 'The Last Man On Earth', and 'Sarah Lynn' on the 'BoJack Horseman' animated television series. other roles inluced playing 'Amanda Simmons' on the hit satirical series 'The Hotwives of Orlando, voicing 'Trixie' in 'Toy Story 3' and 'Shannon' in 'Despiccable Me 2', 'Pumpkin Witch' in 'Shrek Forever After', and 'Sayrna' in the EA's 'Anthem' video game. As a writer, Kristen Schaal worked on her dream job as a producer for the TV show 'South Park' and as a screenwriter for 'Bob's Burgers' and 'American Dad'. Kristen Schaal has performed as a stand-up comedian at the Royal Albert hall in London and at John Oliver's 'New York Stand-Up Show'. She has also performed live at 'Hot Tub' at The Royal Theater in Toronto, Canada.

What awards has Kristen Schaal won?

Kristen Schaal has won numerous awards in her career as an actress, writer, and comedian. Some of these awards include the Andy Kaufman Award, Barry Award, Aspen Comedy Arts Festival, and Annie Awards. She has also received several Emmy Award nominations, along with Behind The Voice Actors Awards.

Other Interesting Kristen Schaal Facts And Trivia

  • American actress Kristen Schaal was once hospitalized for a serious medical condition when she had a ruptured ectopic pregnancy.
  • She is just a year younger than her partner Rich Blomquist.
  • Kristen Schaal appeared as a guest star in several movies.
  • She once received a Streamy Award nomination for 'Best Female Actor In A Comedy Web Series For 'Horrible People' in 2009.
  • Her surname Schaal is pronounced as the English word 'call'.

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