Abby Elliott is an American actress, a comedian who is mostly known because of Saturday Night Live, which is produced by NBC. Also, you have seen her in popular T.V. series How I Met Your Mother, 2 Broke Girls, Inside Amy Schumer, Happy Endings, and more.
Early life and career
Abigail Lee Elliott, or just Abby, is born on June 16th, 1987, in NYC, New York. She grew up in an artistic family, where she immediately got familiar with acting and comedy. Her grandfather Bob Elliott was a radio comedian, and Abby’s father, Chris Elliott, is a famous comedian and actor. Also, her mother Paula Niedert is a talent coordinator. Therefore, Abby started to follow her father’s steps and became a comedian. Abby grew up in Wilton, Connecticut, with her younger sister Bridey Elliott. She went to Immaculate High School in Danbury and enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College in NYC, but she dropped out after the first semester.
Her first steps in comedy world were at The Groundlings, where she took some classes of stand-up comedy and later she started performing at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, in L.A. Shortly after that, Abby became a cast member for NBC’s show “Saturday Night Live”, and she actively participated in the period from 2008 to 2012. During that time, Abby did stand-up comedy using celebrities as impressions to make a comedy, such as Kardashians, Zooey Deschanel, Katy Perry, Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, and so on. In 2006, Abby joined her father in a couple of pilot episodes of “You’ve reached Elliott and Chrissy: Plain & Simple.”
Moreover, it turns out that Abby is a talented actress, and she appeared in some of the most popular movies such as No Strings Attached, Life Partners, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and many more. Besides film, Abby appeared in series College Humor Originals (2011-2013) and was playing Jeanette Peterson (2013 – 2014). Apart from being on a big screen, Abby also voiced character alongside Brittany Murphy for the movie King of the Hill.
Abby Elliott’s own life is harmonious and peaceful, and this girl is far away from scandals and affairs. Abby’s love life marked two men, first was her ex-boyfriend, Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen, whom she been dating in 2010. However, the couple broke up, and Abby started dating screenwriter Bill Kennedy. After long – term dating and eleven months-long engagement, the couple got married in a private ceremony in Eastern Connecticut in 2016. The married couple seems to enjoy their life together while traveling and posting pictures together on their Instagram account. However, they are still not talking about having kids, and for now, they would like to focus on their careers, as they have stated several times in interviews.
Abby Elliott’s Net Worth 2020
Abby Elliott is one talented and young comedian who always brings a smile on everyone’s face. Regarding her success and participation in popular comedy shows, T.V. programs, and similar, Abby has made quite a decent amount of money. This year, it is estimated that Abby’s net worth is around $2 million.