Cecily Strong
Cecily Strong (Image Source: Cecily's Instagram)

SNL, Saturday Night Live is an American later night TV show that presents Sketch comedy, Political satire, and a variety of show segments. The show has been aired since 1975, and each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest who delivers a monologue and participates in every sketch throughout the show. The show itself also has regular comedians, writers, actors, and impressionists who are part of the show on a contract basis. The show has been awarded numerous accolades, including 71 Primetime Emmy Awards, and has become a dream destination for all comedians and celebrities.

Likewise, today we will learn about a former SNL cast member who is the longest-tenured female cast member of the show in its history. Cecily Legler Strong, known as Cecily Strong, is an American actress, comedian, producer, author, and singer who is renowned for her work in the NBC series Saturday Night Live from 2012 to 2022.

Who Are Cecily Strong’s Parents?

On February 08, 1984, Cecily Strong was born to William “Bill” Strong and Penelope "Penny" Ledger Strong in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Her father used to work as an Associated Press bureau chief and now runs his own public relations firm, whereas her mother, Penny, is a nurse practitioner. Her parents are now divorced. Cecily is very close to her family, especially her cousins. Cecily was sent to Oak Park School and River Forest High School and later decided to get transferred to the Chicago Academy for the Arts. She enrolled at the California Institute of the Arts and pursued acting, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in Theatre.

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Cecily Strong with her siblings 

What Are Cecily Strong’s Career Peaks?

Cecily Strong has been into acting from a young age; at first, she performed at Theatres such as the Goodman Theater, the Bailiwick Theater, and the Mercury Theatre. Cecily rose to fame after being cast in the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. In the beginning, she co-anchored the Weekend Update segment along with Seth Meyers and later with Colin Jost and Michael Che. In 2020, Cecily was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her remarkable on the show. However, after years of dedicated performances, Cecily decided to take a break from SNL and leave the show for other opportunities; her last episode was on December 17, 2022. She has also appeared in several movies and TV shows such as The Meddler, The Boss, Ghostbusters, Schmigadoon, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, and many more.

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Cecily Strong with the cast of SNL 

Who Is Cecily Strong Married To?

Cecily Strong is very private about her personal life. She prefers to keep her love life away from the limelight. Cecily is stated for dating Jack: they became official on International Women’s Day 2020 and later went to watch the U.S. Women’s National Team Play. She is not married yet and therefore does not have a husband or any baby. The same year, Her partner was positive for Coronavirus; Cecily got scared and worried for her boyfriend’s health and also lost her Cousin Owen, who died at the age of 30 from aggressive brain cancer called Glioblastoma. Cecily was devasted, and in an interview with Vulture said that she cried every day after her boyfriend got covid and she lost her cousin.

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Previously Cecily also talked about her Italian boyfriend with Vanity Fair in January 2016. Cecily met her Italian partner in Seville, SpainIn the past, she dated her co-worker, Mike O’Brien, in 2013.

How Much Is Cecily Strong’s Net Worth?

Cecily Strong’s wiki suggests that she has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Her major source of earnings is the salary earned as an actress, comedian, writer, and producer. Cecily has endorsed numerous brands such as Triscuit, Old Navy, and SNL Jeep. Cecily is managed and represented by Adam Ginivisian, a talent agent of ICM Partners, Tim Sarkes, Manager at Brillstein Entertainment Partners; and ICM Partners, a Talent Agent Commercial.

Cecily is also active on social media and has over 677k followers on Instagram. Her movie, The Boss, was released in 2016 and has a box office collection of $78.8 million against a budget of $29 million. Similarly, another movie called Ghostbusters, released in 2016 collected $229.1 million against a budget of $144 million.

How Tall Is Cecily Strong?

Cecily Strong is a radiant person with a charming personality. She has a towering height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 59 kg at the age of 39. Cecily’s physical appearance consists of black coloured hair and dark brown coloured eyes. She has a distinctive feature, which is her dimples smile. Cecily is also admitted to daily exercises to make herself feel confident and follows a routine diet to maintain her health.

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