Why is Kate McKinnon not on Saturday Night Live?

Why is Kate McKinnon not on Saturday Night Live?

But over the summer, our sister site Variety reported that new contracts would afford SNL’s most seasoned repertory players the flexibility to miss several episodes at a time to work on other projects — such has been the case for McKinnon, who was in Australia shooting Peacock’s Joe Exotic limited series.

Is Kate McKinnon still a cast member of Saturday Night Live?

Kate McKinnon is back. The longtime Saturday Night Live cast member, who had been away filming her Peacock limited series Joe Exotic, will make her first appearance on NBC’s sketch comedy this season in tomorrow’s episode.

How much does Kate make on SNL?

“Saturday Night Live” cast member, actress and comedian Kate McKinnon has a net worth of $9 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.com. How does she make her money? A large portion of her nest egg undoubtedly comes from her estimated $25,000 per episode salary on SNL, making her one of the highest paid cast members.

Where Has Kate McKinnon been this season?

The truth is that McKinnon has been in Australia filming a television series based on the Netflix documentary Tiger King. McKinnon is set to play Carol Baskin for the upcoming Peacock series. However, a promo for the December 11 episode shows McKinnon back in Studio 8H and ready for her SNL return.

How many seasons has Kate McKinnon been on SNL?

Saturday Night Live went into Season 47 with eight cast members who had been on the show for at least seven seasons, which is the standard length of an SNL contract: Kenan Thompson (18 seasons), Kate McKinnon (10), Aidy Bryant (9), Cecily Strong (9), Colin Jost (8), Beck Bennett (8), Kyle Mooney (8), Michael Che (7).

How long has Kate McKinnon been on Saturday Night Live?

Saturday Night Live. McKinnon joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player on April 7, 2012, following a March 28, 2012 report of her being hired. She was promoted to repertory status in season 39 in 2013.

What nationality is Kate McKinnon?

AmericanKate McKinnon / Nationality

Sea Cliff, New York, U.S. Kate McKinnon Berthold (born January 6, 1984) is an American actress, comedian, and writer.