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Kristin Chenoweth is known as an American actress and singer. She is most famous for her Broadway roles in 'Wicked' and 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown' and her roles in TV shows like 'The West Wing'.

Background and Age

Kristin Dawn Chenoweth was born on July 24, 1968, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Kristi demonstrated enthusiasm for performance at an early age, when she started singing gospel melodies at the chapel and acting in school plays. The modest performer wore different caps in high school, doing ballet, opera, acting, and singing.

In the wake of moving on from high school, Chenoweth chose to pursue a career in performance, eventually gaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theater and a graduate degree in opera performance from Oklahoma City University. To help subsidize her higher education, Chenoweth brought her gifts into the expo circuit, winning the title of runner up in the Miss Oklahoma contest in 1991.


Chenoweth is presently in a romantic relationship with her beau Josh Bryant. She has been engaged multiple times throughout her life, most as of late dropping her commitment to Hollywood motion picture producer Dana Brunetti in 2014. While working on the West Wing, the actress met and started to date the show's writer, Aaron Sorkin.

Career and Net Worth

In 1993, Chenoweth ventured out to New York City to help a companion who was trying out for an off-Broadway musical called Animal Crackers. Chenoweth chose to check out the production, also. She overwhelmed the producers with her tryout, acquiring herself a supporting role. In spite of the fact that she was looked with a contending chance to proceed with her study of opera, Chenoweth played the role in the musical and never thought back.

In 2003, Chenoweth handled a featuring role as Glinda in the Broadway hit Wicked. The production had an elite player cast, and Chenoweth wound up losing a Tony Award to her co-star, Idina Menzel. Following a time of Wicked performances, Chenoweth resigned her wand. She set off for Los Angeles, where she took work playing a spunky press secretary on the TV series The West Wing.

The Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer had a bustling Christmas season in 2019. In September, she released her new studio collection, For The Girls, which had a short run of Broadway performances in November. She's likewise released another Christmas single highlighting Steve Tyrell of "White Christmas," and she featured in a Hallmark Channel Christmas film titled A Christmas Love Story that debuted on December 7. Also, she's set to star in another comedy series on Disney Plus called The Biggest Star in Appleton.

Date modified: Jun 5, 2020
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