Maya Rudolph Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Maya Rudolph Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth July 27, 1972
Zodiac Sign Leo
Boyfriend Paul Thomas Anderson

Maya Rudolph is an American actress, comedian, singer, and voice actress who first came into prominence in the mid-1990s as a member of the alternative rock band The Rentals. She became a household name in the United States after becoming a cast member, in 2000, in the iconic late-night sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. She has gone on to act in numerous movies and TV series and has also lent her voice to several animated films including Shrek the Third (2007), The Angry Birds Movie (2016), and The Emoji Movie (2017). Maya won 2 Primetime Emmy Awards in 2020 – ‘Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series’ for her work in Saturday Night Live, and ‘Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance’ for the animated sitcom Big Mouth.

Born Name

Maya Khabira Rudolph

Nick Name

Rudy, M, M.R.

Maya Rudolph as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2018
Maya Rudolph as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2018 (Maya Rudolph / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, United States

Residence

San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Maya had graduated from the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, in 1990. She had then joined the University of California, Santa Cruz, from where she had graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in photography.

Occupation

Actress, Comedian, Singer, Voice Actress

Maya Rudolph as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Maya Rudolph as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Maya Rudolph / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Richard ‘Dick’ James Rudolph (Songwriter, Musician, Music Publisher, Music Producer)
  • Mother – Minnie Julia Rudolph (née Riperton) (Singer, Songwriter) (d. July 12, 1979)
  • Siblings – Marc Rudolph (Older Brother) (Music Engineer)
  • Others – Daniel Webster Riperton (Maternal Grandfather), Thelma Inez Matthews (Maternal Grandmother), Sidney J. Rudolph (Paternal Grandfather) (Philanthropist, Businessman), Muriel Eileen Neufeld (Paternal Grandmother), Sandra Riperton (Maternal Aunt), Kimiko Kasai (Step-Mother) (Singer), Julius Rudolph (Paternal Great Grandfather)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Maya has dated –

  1. Matt Sharp
  2. Jerry Minor
  3. Chris Kattan (2001)
  4. Paul Thomas Anderson (2001–Present) – Maya began dating filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson in 2001. They have 4 children together – 3 daughters named Pearl Minnie Anderson (b. October 2005), Lucille Anderson (b. November 2009), and Minnie Ida Anderson (b. August 2013); and a son named Jack Anderson (b. July 2011).

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Black)

She is of Ashkenazi Jewish, British, and Irish descent on her father’s side and African-American descent on her mother’s side.

Maya Rudolph as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Maya Rudolph as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Maya Rudolph / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She often tends to dye her hair red or blonde.

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite frame
  • Shoulder-length, wavy hair
  • Freckled face
  • Charming smile

Brand Endorsements

She has been featured in the TV commercial for Seventh Generation Detergent (2018).

Maya Rudolph as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2019
Maya Rudolph as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2019 (Maya Rudolph / Instagram)

Maya Rudolph Facts

  1. In the 4th single, titled Lovin’ You (1975), from her 2nd studio album Perfect Angel (1974), Minnie Julia Rudolph (née Riperton), Maya’s mother, had chanted ‘Maya, Maya, Maya’ at the end of the song. She later mentioned that this was meant to be a lullaby for young Maya.
  2. Her paternal great grandfather, Julius, who was born in Lithuania, had changed his surname from Rudashevsky to Rudolph. He was also one of the founding members of Congregation Beth Shalom, a conservative synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  3. In 2004, she was voted in at number 20 in Entertainment Weekly magazine’s poll of ‘Funniest People in America’.
  4. The late R&B singer, songwriter, and music producer Mary Christine Brockert aka Teena Marie was her godmother.
  5. Her guilty pleasure is mint chip ice-cream.

Featured Image by Maya Rudolph / Instagram

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