American actress and singer Kristin Dawn Chenoweth, better known by her stage as Kristin Chenoweth, is a well-known celebrity. She also participated in five regional theatres, Off-Broadway, and city center Encores productions. She also debuted in 2012 on the ABC television program GCB.
She is signed to Concord Records, Sony, and Sony Masterworks. Before deciding to pursue a career in musical theatre, Kristin Chenoweth studied opera and sang gospel music as a young child in Oklahoma. She first began performing at the 2007 Tournament of Roses Parade.
Biography and Wiki of Kristin Chenoweth
As of 2022, Kristin Chenoweth will be 54 years old, having been born on July 24, 1968. She was raised in a stable Christian household in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, in the United States, where she was born and raised. She identifies as American by birth and practices Christianity.
In Oklahoma, the United States, at Broken Arrow High School, she finished her elementary education.
Following that, she enrolled at Oklahoma City University, where she earned her diploma. Since early on in her life, she has been more interested in acting, singing, and other extracurricular activities than in academics.
Kristi Dawn Chenoweth was adopted by Junie Smith Chenoweth and Jerry Morris Chenoweth, two chemical engineers from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, a suburb of Tulsa, when she was five days old.
She has claimed to be one-quarter Cherokee and to have eventually met her biological mother.
She began singing gospel music for neighborhood churches when she was quite young. Her solo performance of the Evie song “Four Feet Eleven” at the Southern Baptist Convention national convention when she was 12 years old was one of her early career highlights.
I’m barely 4 feet 11 yet I’m going to Heaven, the chorus declares (Chenoweth is 150 cm tall). Chenoweth attended Oklahoma City University where she was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta (Beta Omicron) sorority after graduating from Broken Arrow Senior High School, where she took part in school performances.
Under Florence Birdwell’s tutelage, she completed a bachelor’s degree in musical theatre in 1990 and a master’s degree in opera performance in 1992While attending OCU, Chenoweth participated in beauty pageants, taking home the title of Miss OCU and placing second in the Miss Oklahoma competition in 1991.
Chenoweth took part in The Most Happy Fella’s studio recording in 1992.
Chenoweth performed at smaller theatres, including the Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City, while she was in college and pursuing her master’s degree. She played parts such as June in Gypsy, Liesl in The Sound of Music, Fran in Promises, Promises, and Tuptim in The King and I.
Chenoweth competed in a number of vocal contests while pursuing her master’s degree. She was dubbed the “most promising up-and-coming singer” in the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions, earning her a full scholarship to Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts.
However, she traveled to New York City two weeks prior to the start of classes to assist a friend with a move. When the 1993 Paper Mill Playhouse production of Animal Crackers went into auditions, she applied and was chosen for the part of Arabella Rittenhouse. Instead of accepting the scholarship, she relocated to New York to take the part and pursue a career in musical theatre.
Kristin Chenoweth Age
By the year 2021, Kristin will be 53 years old. In Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the United States, she was born on July 24, 1968.
Career History of Kristin Chenoweth
Steel Pier (1997), Epic Proportions (1999), The Apple Tree (2006), On the Twentieth Century (2015), Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls (2019), and numerous other productions are among the many theater-like shows in which Kristin has appeared.
She made numerous film appearances, including those in Bewitched (2005), Deck the Halls (2006), Tinker Bell (2008), You Again (2010), Rio 2 (2014), Twinsters (2015), Class Rank (2017), and many others.
Annie (1999), Kristin (2001), Fillmore! (2003), Sesame Street (2003, 2006), Robot Chicken (2007, 2018), Hot in Cleveland (2012), and many other television programs featured Chenoweth.
Let Yourself Go, As I Am, Some Lessons Learned, For the Girls, and a number of other studio albums were among the many that she published.
There are numerous singles by Kristin, including Maybe This Time, Last Name, One Less Bell to Answer, Home, Dreams, and many others.
In 1997, she was the Theatre World Awards winner. In 1999, she was honored with Tony Awards, Drama Desk Awards, and Outer Critics Circle Awards.
The Drama Desk Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award went to Chenoweth in 2015. 2009 saw her win the Primetime Emmy Award.
Net Worth of Kristin Chenoweth
About $17 million is Kristin’s estimated net worth.