Cecily Strong Bio, Movies, Age, Husband, Family, Net Worth

Cecily Strong

Cecily Strong Biography

Cecily Legler Strong is an American actress, comedian, producer, author, and singer. Strong is popular for being a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 2012 to 2022. Born and raised in Springfield, Illinois, United States.

Legler attended Oak Park and River Forest High School until when she was expelled for bringing marijuana to school. She then attended a private Catholic school before transferring to Chicago Academy for the Arts, where she graduated in 2002. Thereafter, Cecily studied acting at the California Institute of the Arts. In 2006, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre. Shortly after that, Strong returned to Chicago where she studied at the Second City Conservatory and iO Chicago.

While at school, she performed regularly, and once she was part of a cruise ship with other Second City members for four months. Strong also appeared in shows like Chicago Just for Laughs, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and Chicago Sketch Fest. Cecily made her television debut in 2005 with a small role in the series Mad TV’.

Moreover, she was cast on Saturday Night Live as a featured player on September 15, 2012. At the end of the season, Cecily was made a repertory player at the same time she co-anchored the recurring Weekend update segment alongside Seth Meyers, from season 39. For her performance in the show Saturday Night Live, Strong was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 72nd and 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Her notable movie roles include ‘The Bronze’, ‘Slow Learners’, ‘The Meddler’ and ‘Staten Island Summer’, all in 2015, and ‘The Boss and ‘Ghostbusters’ in 2016. On top of that, Strong also appeared in other successful television series such as ‘The Awesomes in 2013, through 2015, ‘Angie Tribeca’, ‘Years of Living Dangerously’, ‘ Netflix Presents: The Characters, ‘Superstore’ and ‘Scream Queens in 2016, and ‘Detroiters’ in 2017. She hosted the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2015.

In 2022, Strong returned to SNL for season 48 and passed former castmate Kate McKinnon as the longest-running female cast member in the show’s history. Although she missed the first three shows of the season reprising her role in the play The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe in Los Angeles. Cecily also appeared in Steve Martin’s latest music video in the charming single ‘Caroline’ alongside Bill Hader. Prior, Cecily made her first book, the memoir This Will All Be Over Soon, which was published in 2021.

Cecily Strong Age

How old is Cecily Strong? Cecily is 39 years old as of 2023. She was born on February 8, 1984, in Springfield, Illinois, United States. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on February 8 every year.

Cecily Strong Husband

Is Cecily married? Strong is not married but she is in a relationship with her lover called Jack. They have been dating since December 2019. Jack is an international traveler from New York. Though, little is information is known about the couple.

Cecily Strong Family

Strong was born in Springfield, Illinois, and raised in Oak Park, an inner-ring suburb of Chicago. She is the daughter of Penelope and William “Bill” Strong. Her father worked as an Associated Press bureau chief and is currently a managing partner with a renowned public relations firm in Chicago. Her parents divorced when she was young.

Cecily Strong’s Net Worth

Cecily has an approximate net worth of $ 4 million dollars. Which she has earned from her job as an actress, comedian, producer, author, and singer.