Kristen Schaal is an American actress, comedian, and writer with a net worth of $5 million. She is known for her screen roles in many television comedies like The Hotwives of Orlando, 30 Rock, and Wilfred; and voice-over work in Bob’s Burgers, Gravity Falls, Flight of the Conchords, and BoJack Horseman.
In this article, we take a look at Schaal’s esteemed two-decade-long career and breakdown her net worth.
Kristen Schaal Net Worth Breakdown: Earnings & Salary
Kristen Schaal’s wealth comes from her prolific career as an on-screen and voice-over actress, comedian, and writer. Since her debut in 1999, she has amassed appeared in over 120 movies and television shows in various capacities.
She made her on-screen debut in 1999 and from 2001 to 2002, played Valerie Holmes in the short-lived CBS drama, The Education of Max Bickford.
After a string of guest appearances in shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Conviction, and Ugly Betty, she joined the voice cast of the Comedy Central adult animated series, Freak Show, in 2006.
Around this time. Schaal’s comic career also began gaining steam and she performed in such festivals as the 2006 HBO US Comedy Arts Festival, 2008 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2007 and 2008, and the Bonnaroo Music Festival in 2009.
From 2007 to 2009, she had recurring appearances as Mel in the HBO sitcom, Flight of the Conchords.
She also starred as Amanda Simmons in the Hulu sitcom, The Hotwives; and as Carol Pilbasian in the Fox comedy series, The Last Man on Earth.
Besides her starring roles, Schaal has made numerous guest appearances in such diverse television shows as Mad Men, How I Met Your Mother, Modern Family, Wilfred, and Glee.
Her movie credits include Norbit, When in Rome, Valentine’s Day, and Dinner for Schmucks.
In addition to her on-screen roles, Kristen Schaal is also a prolific voice actor who has lent her voice to such animated shows as Soul Quest Overdrive, Adventure Time, and Gravity Falls. She has also lent her voice to animated movies like Shrek Forever After, Toy Story 3, Despicable Me 2, and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2.
Her most celebrated voice work came in the Netflix adult comedy, BoJack Horseman, where she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for her voice work as Sarah Lynn.
She also voices various characters in the Fox animated sitcom, Bob’s Burgers.
How Old is Kristen Schaal? What is Her Height?
Kristen Schaal was born Kristen Joy Schaal on January 24, 1978, in Longmont, Colorado. to a construction worker father and a secretary mother. She and her older brother, David, were raised at their family ranch near Boulder, Colorado.
Kristen is 42 years old and stands at 5 feet 8½ inches (1.74 meters). She graduated from Skyline High School in Longmont, whereupon she studied at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
She moved to New York in 2000 to pursue her career.
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Is Kristen Schaal Married? Does She Have Children?
Kristen Schaal has been married since 2012 to former The Daily Show writer Rich Blomquist. She tied the knot with the writer/voice actor on September 14, 2012.
They welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Ruby Blomquist, in February 2018.