Cecily Strong Biography

Updated On Jul 18, 2019 Published On Jan 20, 2017
Facts of Cecily Strong
Date of Birth: 1984 , February-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Cecily Strong
Birth Name Cecily Legler Strong
Nick Name Cecily
Father Bill Strong
Mother Penelope Strong
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Springfield, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress, voice actress, and a comedian
Working For Saturday Night Live
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $300,000
Affair with Michael Patrick O'Brien
Married No
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter, Instagram
Movies The Female Brain, The Bronze
TV Show Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Great News
Siblings 1
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An American actress, voice actress, and comedian, Cecily Strong is known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. Cecily is also known for her roles in the TV series like Great News, The Simpsons and The Awesomes.

Early Life, Bio, And Family

Cecily Strong was born as Cecily Legler Strong on February 8, 1984, in Springfield, Illinois, the United States to Penelope Strong and Bill Strong. Strong's parents are divorced.

Her father Bill Strong is a former chief of an Associated Press Bureau and currently working at a Chicago public relation firms as managing partner.

She grew up with her sibling in the nearby Oak Park. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, Cecily is a white American.

Professional Career And Wiki

Cecily Strong made her acting debut at her early age in an American comedy sketch television series, Mad TV, which was created by William Gaines.

After some years, she appeared in American sports comedy-drama movie, The Bronze, which was directed by Bryan Buckley. The co-stars of this movie are Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole, Thomas Middleditch, and Sebastian Stan


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In 2018, Cecily appeared in the American comedy movie, The Female Brain, alongside the co-stars Sofía Vergara, Toby Kebbell, James Marsden, and Lucy Punch.

The movie was directed by Whitney Cummings. The movie grossed $19,225 at the box office. 

Since 2012, Cecily has been appearing in the TV show Saturday Night Live.

Similarly, Cecily has appeared in numerous movies and television series including Slow Learners, The Meddler, Staten Island Summer, The Boss, Ghostbusters, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday, Angie Tribeca, Superstore, and The Simpsons. 

Husband, Married, Relationship 

Talking about her personal life, she is not married yet. She was in a romantic affair with Michael Patrick O'Brien.

Her former boyfriend Michael Patrick O'Brien is an American actor, writer, and comedian. The couple met on the set of 'Saturday Night Live'.

The couple has been dating each other since 2013, but their romance stopped scattering sparks by 2015.

In 2016, the couple's split was confirmed after Cecily mention about her Rome romance in an interview. However, the identity of her boyfriend is not disclosed.

Net Worth, Salary, And Income Sources 

Most of Cecily income comes from her acting career and her salary from the show Saturday Night Live is alleged to be around $300,000 per season.

As of 2018, her net worth is estimated to be $1 million. She owns a house in LA which she purchased in April 2018 which features a two-bedroom, two-bathroom fixer-upper.

Age And Height

Cecily is now 35-year-old and her height is 5ft 6 inches. She is active on Instagram where she has over 471K followers.

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Born in United States

February 8 , 1984

Cecily Strong was born in Springfield, Illinois, US. Her real name is Cecily Legler Strong. She is the daughter of Penelope Strong and Bill Strong. After her parent's divorce, she grew up with her younger brother in the nearby Oak Park. 

Began dating Michael Patrick O'Brien


Cecily Strong started dating Michael Patrick O'Brien in 2013. Her boyfriend Michael Patrick O'Brien is an American actor, writer, and comedian.The couple was met on the set of Saturday Night Live. And they have seen together quite often. 

Graduation from Chicago Academy of the Arts,


 The multi-talented actress, Cecily Legler Strong attended Oak Park and River Forest High School and later she transferred to the Chicago Academy of the Arts, where she did her graduation in the year of  2002.

Graduation from California Institute of the Arts


Cecily Strong studied acting at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and completed her graduation in 2006 with a BFA in the theatre. After graduating from CalArts, Strong returned to Chicago, where she studied at the Second City Conservatory and iO Chicago.

debuted as a featured player on Saturday Night Live


Cecily Strong debuted as a featured player on "Saturday Night Live" on 15 September 2012. It is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.

Joined Years of Living Dangerously


Cecily Strong joined the climate change documentary show "Years of Living Dangerously" as a celebrity correspondent in the year 2016.Years of Living Dangerously is an American documentary television series focusing on global warming.

Provided her voice The Awesomes


As a voice actress, Cecily Strong provided her voice in an animated comedy series "The Awesomes". Which was created by Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker. It debuted on August 1, 2013, and ended on November 3, 2015.