Cecily Legler Strong is a beautiful American comedian and actress. The stand-up comedian is famous for many memorable performances. She is best known for her appearance in ‘Saturday Night Live’. The pretty girl started her professional career from a theatre. She kept working as a comedian in the start, but her focal point was to become a prominent actress. The talented lady kept working on the improvement of her acting skills to achieve her aim of becoming a member of acting community. Soon she realized that comedy is the platform that she has been created for.
Strong is also famous for her voice work on the famous project ‘The Awesome’. She has played a fabulous role in movie Ghostbusters. Cecily was born on February 8, 1984 in Springfield, Illinois. In the beginning of her career as a comedian, she used to appear on cruise ship alongside fellow members of Io Chicago and 2nd City Controversy. The strong girl continued to show her comedy talent at renowned events like New York Sketchfest, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Virgin Daiquiri, and the all-female troupe.
Cecily’s fan following started to boom when she first appeared on the all-time favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 2012. She made her debut on 39th season of the show. She also got chance to appear on screen with co-stars Colin Jost and Seth Meyers. The beautiful woman made her film debut by playing a prominent role in short movie titled ‘How to Sponsor a Uterus’. She has openly talked about empowering women in the mainstream films. She doesn’t want girls to just show off their bodies, but urge them to play strong characters.
Who are Cecily Strong’s Parents?
Cecily is the beloved daughter of Penelope and William Strong. She spent early days of her life in Chicago, where she was born to her loving parents. Her father, William, was former Chief at Associated Press. He was also the managing partner with Chicago’s public relations firm. Unfortunately, Cecil’s parents didn’t want to continue their relationship. Both of them parted their ways when Strong was a young girl. This was a very devastating event for the pretty woman.
She was an Ex-student of River Forest High School, Oak Park, and Academy of Arts in Chicago. After getting basic education from her hometown, the girl went to California. She earned a Bachelor theatre degree in Fine Arts from California Institute of Fine Arts. She used to be a very good student during her school and college ear. Strong never compromised on her education, and that’s why she was able to complete her degrees before pursuing career as a comedian.
Cecily Strong has successfully worked in more than a few hit movies. Her performances have made fans fall in love with her exceptional acting skills. She made her debut by playing role of Karen Rigsby in film ‘How to Sponsor a Uterus’. This was a short film released in 2012. Later in 2015, her next big move was to play the character or Janice Townsend in American sports comedy titled ‘The Bronze’. The same year she worked on a few more fantastic acting projects. Her appearance as ‘Amber the ex’ in movie ‘Slow Learners’ was simply spectacular.
Strong played the character of ‘Jillian’ in Lorene Scafaria’s American comedy movie titled ‘The Meddler’. Here she got a golden opportunity to work with co-stars such as J.K. Simons, Rose Byrne, and Susan Sarandon. Her next movie in the year 2015 was titled ‘Staten Island Summer’, in which Cecily worked as ‘Mary Ellen’. This comedy movie was directed by Sir Rhys Thomas, and written by Colin Jost.
The next year in 2016, the amazing actress worked in two fabulous movies. Her first hit from that year was ‘The Boss’, in which she worked as ‘Dana Dandridge’. The second film was titled ‘Ghostbusters’, where the actress played role of ‘Jennifer Lynch’. This was a supernatural comedy, in which Strong made a memorable appearance for her fans. Recently, the tall girl has played the character of ‘Zoe’ in Whitney Cummings’ movie ‘The Female Brain’. All of her movies proved to be very fortunate and earned good revenue after launch. The list of television shows in which Cecily has worked so far is quite long. In short, she has a good reputation on TV as well.
Is Cecily Strong in a Relationship?
The renowned celeb, Cecily Strong’ is still unmarried. However, she is enjoying her love life with partner, Michael Patrick. He is a noticeable figure among American comedians, actors and writers. Both of them enjoy their relationship and no issues reported between the two. Both of them first saw each other on ‘Saturday Night Live’ set, and soon began dating each other. The duo has been spotted together on many occasions. No news available regarding the future of their relationship. Many other male celebs from the American showbiz industry have shown interest in the beautiful girl.
How much is Cecily Strong's Net Worth?
Starting her professional career from the Second City and Io Chicago, she has performed at many great places. Her performances in movies and television shows are not hidden from anyone. Strong charges a handsome amount for appearing in movies and television shows. According to authentic information, she owns an estimated total net worth of $10 million.
This is a huge amount for someone associated with the showbiz industry. She has made that big figure net worth after working dedicatedly in more than a few acting projects. No concrete information available about her monthly or annual salary. The girl doesn’t seem to have any source of income other than her acting and comedy skills.