Cecily Strong is one of many incredible and talented comedians who have had Saturday Night Live as a springboard for their career. The show, which is an American live late-night variety show, has been on the air for decades and has received numerous awards and accolades. Cecily, a cast member of the show since 2012, has not only proven she’s talented enough to be on the show, but she’s also shown she has what it takes to make it in Hollywood.
Who is Cecily Strong?
Cecily Legler Strong was born in Springfield, Illinois on February 8, 1984, but was raised in Oak Park, Illinois. Born to Penelope and William ‘Bill’ Strong. Cecily, whose parents are now divorced, grew up a huge Saturday Night Live fan as a child. She spent a lot of time watching old Saturday Night Live commercials and sketch re-enactments with a friend.
Cecily attended Oak Park and River Forest High before transferring to the Chicago Academy for the Arts for her senior year. She graduated in 2002 and went on to study acting at the California Institute of the Arts, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater in 2006. After graduation, she returned to Chicago, where she studied at the Second City Conservatory. She also studied at iO Chicago, an improv theater and training facility.
His comedy genres include improvisation, sketches, blue comedy and satire.
After graduating from CalArts, Cecily Strong performed regularly at The Second City and iO Chicago. Before joining SNL, she performed for four months on a cruise ship with her fellow Second City members. She has also performed in various shows such as Chicago Sketch Fest, Chicago Just for Laughs, New York Sketchfest, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and she has previously performed with the all-female improv troupe, Virgin Daiquiri.
On September 15, 2012, Cecily made her debut as a featured artist on Saturday Night Live. Along with Seth Meyers, she anchored the live show’s recurring Weekend Update segment. She also co-anchored with Colin Jost before being replaced at his request to focus on sketches as part of the regular SNL cast.
On Saturday Night Live, Strong has played a variety of characters in various sketches, including characters like an extremely ditzy, unintelligent, and unknown pseudo-activist known as “The Girl You Wish You Hadn’t Had A Conversation With During one-night stand”, Kyra from “The Girlfriends Talk Show”, Cathy Anne – Michael Che’s drug-addicted neighbor who has strong opinions on current affairs, Heather – the one-dimensional female character of a male-led comedy , Gemma – a British woman with various boyfriends, among others.
Along with playing scripted characters in a skit, Cecily is also known for her celebrity impressions on Saturday Night Live. She has done impressions of a host of celebrities.
As part of her acting work, she performed on a few other comedy shows aside from Saturday Night Live. In 2015, she was the featured entertainer at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. In 2016, she appeared in a commercial for Old Navy with two of her fellow cast members on SNL. She also starred in TBS ‘s Angie Tribeca and FOX’s Scream Queens.
Cecily Strong has also appeared in a few movies and TV shows, the most notable being her appearance in The Boss and remake of the cult film, Ghostbusters in 2016.
Who is the partner, boyfriend or husband?
Cecily Strong is a beautiful, talented woman with a fantastic body, so it is not surprising that her fans are curious about her personal life. However, the SNL cast member intends to keep her personal life private and she’s been doing a fantastic job so far.
To our knowledge, Cecily Strong is a single woman and has been for some time despite rumors that she was dating Mike O’Brien, a Saturday Night Live cast member in 2013. There is currently no partner or husband in his life for now.
However, the woman is certainly not short of admirers with Chance The Rapper, who said he once tweeted to tell her he would like to cook breakfast in bed.
Is Cecily Strong married and pregnant?
As mentioned earlier, Cecily Strong is a single woman who has yet to be married, although that hasn’t stopped the rumor mill from popping up pregnancy rumors.
Cecily has recently fallen victim to pregnancy rumors due to her growing size. The actress, however, refuted these rumors, saying that she was hypoglycemic and that she had to consume sugar, especially in the morning. She also established that despite everything, she works to stay healthy, which is appreciated by her fans.