Maya Rudolph is an actress, musician, and comedian who have been involved in the entertainment field from 1996 to date. She appeared in many theatre plays during her childhood, and followed by her music passion, she has tried her hand at playing the keyboard, ukulele, and singing. Likewise, she has also become a cast member on the NBC late-night sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live.

Furthermore, she has also appeared in many films like ‘Bridesmaids’ in 2011, ‘Inherent Vice’ in 2014, ‘Sisters’ in 2015, ‘Wine Country’ in 2019. Moreover, she is also known for her voice acting and has hosted many TV shows. She has also been nominated and awarded prestigious awards.

Quick Info
Full NameMaya Rudolph
ProfessionActress, Musician, Comedian
Birth DateJuly 27, 1972
Birth PlaceFlorida, US
Star SignLeo
ParentsFather: Richard Rudolph
Mother: Minnie Riperton
SpousePaul Thomas Anderson
KidsPearl Bailey Anderson, Lucille Anderson, Jackson Wright Anderson, Minnie Ida Anderson
Net Worth$20 million
Height5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cm)
Weight68 kg (149lbs)
Body Measurements39-28-39 inches
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlonde

Maya Rudolph

Where was Maya Rudolph born?

Maya was born on 27 July 1972 in Florida, USA. She was born to her mother, Minnie Riperton, and his father, Richard Rudolph. Minnie was a well-known singer and songwriter, whereas Richard is a composer, lyricist, and producer. She also has a brother Marc who becomes a music engineer. Minnie died because of Cancer when Maya was just seven. She is currently 48 years old with a Leo sun sign.

What is Maya’s educational qualification?

Maya Rudolph moved to California along with her family when she was very young. She attended Sea School in St. Augustine and later graduated from the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California. Also, she has taken a course in photography at the University of California in 1990. She was certified with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Porter College in 1995. She was interested in music while she was in college, so she formed a musical band named ‘Supersauce’ with her friends.

What is the distinctive feature of Maya Rudolph?

Maya Rudolph holds an American nationality. As per her ethnicity, she is White. Furthermore, she follows Jewish as her religious views and beliefs.

Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cm) tall and weighs around 68 kg (149lbs). Her body measurements are 39-28-39 inches, respectively. She has a pair of brown-colored eyes with blonde hair color complimenting her hourglass body figure.

How did Maya Rudolph begin her career?

Maya Rudolph was a backing singer from 1995 to 1999. After this, she was a keyboardist in the band ‘The Rentals.’ She has also made an appearance in music videos of the songs ‘Waiting’ and ‘Please Let That Be You.’ She has also recorded a song with Matt Sharp, including a cover song ‘Not Tonight’ in 2004 with the band ‘The Rental.’

Maya Rudolph


Maya Rudolph has landed her debut on a small screen in the 1996 series ‘Chicago Hope’ as a guest role. During those times, she has appeared in many other series like ‘The Devil’s Child,’ ‘Action,’ ‘City of Angels’, and ‘Megan Man Powered Up.’ She has also played various roles in the late-night live television sketch comedy show ‘Saturday Night Life’ from 2000 to date. This show gave her a breakthrough role, and she also became a featured player in ‘SNL.’ The most famous of these include Barbra Streisand, Christina Aguilera, Darcel Wynne, Diana Ross, Halle Berry, Ivanka Trump, Jennifer Lopez, Lisa Kudrow, Lisa Ling, Michelle Obama, Nelly Furtado, Paris Hilton, Tyra Banks, Valerie Simpson, and Whitney Houston.

Likewise, she has also lent her voice in many series ‘The Simpsons’ in 2007, ‘The Mighty B!’ in 2009, ‘Family Guy in 2014, ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ in 2016, and many more. Furthermore, she has also been cast in series like ‘Drunk History’ in 2015, ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ in 2016, ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ in 2017, and many more. Recently she appeared in ‘The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience’ and ‘Bless the Harts’ in 2019. 


Maya Rudolph did her debut film as a policewoman in the 1997 film ‘As Good as It Gets.’ After that, she got her significant role in the 2005 film ‘A Prairie Home Companion. She also starred in the movie ‘Idiocracy’ which was released later that year. In 2007, she voiced the character of Rapunzel in the film ‘Shrek the Third’ and some of the other movies where she lent her voice include ‘Zookeeper’ in 2011, ‘Turbo’ in 2013, ‘The Nut Job’ and ‘Big Hero 6’ in 2014 and ‘Strange Magic’ in 2015.

Likewise, she has also acted in the film ‘Grown Ups,’ starring alongside Adam Sandler in 2010 and ‘Friends with Kids and ‘Bridesmaids’ in 2011. Maya has also appeared in a supporting role in the film ‘The Way, Way Back’ in 2013, and the same year, she also co-starred in the situational comedy ‘Up All Night.’ The following year, she appeared in the crime comedy-drama film ‘Inherent Vice.’ Similarly, she has also played roles in the romantic comedy movie ‘Maggie’s Plan’ and musical comedy film ‘A Very Murray Christmas’ in 2015.

Meanwhile, she has also lent her voice in the animated comedy movie ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ in 2016. Her other movies from 2017 to 2019 are ‘We Don’t Belong Here,’ ‘CHiPs,’ ‘Live of the Party,’ ‘Wine Country,’ ‘Booksmart,’ among others. She has also reprised her voice role in the sequel film ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ in 2019. She recently appeared in ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ in 2021 as a voice character.

Who is Maya Rudolph dating?

Maya Rudolph has been in a relationship with American film director and producer Paul Thomas Anderson in 2001. They have four children together named Pearl Bailey Anderson, born in 2005; Lucille Anderson, born in 2009; Jackson Wright Anderson, born in 2011; and Minnie Ida Anderson, born in 2013.

Maya Rudolph

What are the achievements of Maya Rudolph?

Maya Rudolph won MTV Movie Awards in 2012 for her work in ‘Bridesmaids’ and Independent Spirit Awards in 2014 for her work in ‘Inherent Vice.’

Is Rudolph socially active?

Maya Rudolph has an active Instagram account (@princesstagramslam) with 800 thousand followers and a Twitter handle (@MayaRudolph) with 243.9 thousand followers.

What is the net worth of Maya Rudolph?

Maya Rudolph has gained a name, fame, and a handsome amount of wealth. She is living a luxurious life. Her estimated net worth as of 2021 is $20 million.