|Celebrated Name:||Kathy Najimy|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Kathy Ann Najimy Jr.|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 February 1957|
|Birth Place:||San Diego, California, United States of America|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Dan Finnerty (m. 1998)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Samia Finnerty)|
|Is Kathy Najimy Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||Comedian, Actor, Politician|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$10 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Kathy Ann Najimy Jr. is an American entertainer, scriptwriter, and political personality. She is most recognized for her appearances in the movies named Sister Act in 1992, Hocus Pocus in 1993, Rat Race in 2001, and her NBC comedy Veronica’s Closet from 1997 to 2000 and the cartoon television show named King of the Hill from 1997 to 2010.
She rose to prominence with her revolutionary play The Kathy and Mo Show, the show that she co-wrote and acted with Mo Gaffney.
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Early Life & Biography
Najimy was born on 6 February 1957 in San Diego, California, United States of America. She was born in Lebanon, and her parents were Lebanese-American parents. Her mother’s name was Samia Massery, and her father’s name was Fred Najimy, and both of them were postal workers. She grew up Catholic and completed her schooling at Crawford High School. She graduated from San Diego State University in the year 1995.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 6 February 1957, Kathy Najimy is 66 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. Her height is 1.68 m tall, and weight is 68 Kg.
Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Najimy got married to Dan Finnerty, who is an actor and a singer, of The Dan Band, in August 1998. The event was officiated by Gloria Steinem, who is an American journalist. Samia Najimy, a musician, is Najimy and Finnerty’s only child.
Kathy Najimy starred in the movie on stage, and she quickly rose to national prominence with ‘The Kathy and Mo Show,’ a tremendously popular comedic piece with feminist undercurrents (1986). But it was not her only brush with a celebrity; she had already been on television.
In 1981, the female actress featured on the Television program ‘Family Feud’ with her family, and she received a $10,000 reward. In 1985, she also competed as a contestant on the game show, which was named ‘$25,000 Pyramid.’ She also starred in the broadcast film which was named ‘Walls of Glass’ that year.
Kathy’s big year occurred in 1991. She co-hosted a show named ‘The Kathy & Mo Show: Parallel Lives’ with Mo Gaffney. The pair received a ‘CableAce’ award for finest acting in a comedy routine. She made her film debut in the police procedural action movie which was named The Hard Way and she later starred in the comedy movie named The Fisher King which was released on 1991.
Kathy gained her most well-known position as Sister Mary Patrick in the movie named Sister Act’ in the year1992. One year later, she reprised her role in the movie named Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. She went on to play Mary Sanderson in the immensely popular and critically praised 1993 comedy-horror film ‘Hocus Pocus.’
She appeared in many roles in the Ellen DeGeneres-starred comedy ‘Ellen’ in 1994. That same year, she also worked on her lowest-rated film, which was named It’s Pat. She then proceeded to alternate between movies and TV series. The Kathy and Mo Show, which was named The Dark Side, was returned in the year 1995.
In 1996, she was featured in the highly acclaimed medical drama ‘Chicago Hope’ as Dr Barbara ‘Bix’ Kronstadt. Kathy was cast as Olive Massery in the comedy series named Veronica’s Closet, which was cast between the years 1997 to 2000. She earned two OFTA Television Awards for her outstanding performances.
WALL-E, her most successful animated film, was released in the year 2008. Step Up 3D in the year 2010, The Guilt Triin the year 2012, Descendants in the year 2015, and Dumplin in the year2016 are her most recent features in the year 2018.
Awards & Achievements
- Sister Act: The Funniest Supporting Role in an Animated Feature in the year 1992.
- Outstanding Individual Achievement for Female Voiceovers in an Animated Media Production King of the Hill in the year 1997.
- Featured in a Comedy Special Kathy and Mo’s Show: The Dark Side in the year 1995.
- Featured in a Comedy Special Parallel Lives on The Kathy & Mo Show in the year 1991.
- Best Performance in a Voice-Over in the year 2001
- Best Series Supporting Actress in the year 1998
- Best Comedy Series Supporting Actress in the year 1998
Net Worth & Salary of Kathy Najimy in 2023
As of May 2023, Kathy Najimy is a wealthy American actress and entertainer with an estimated net worth of $10 million. Kathy has had a phenomenally successful profession in broadcasting. Among her favourite TV shows are ‘Veep’, which have been cast from 2014 to the present, Younger from 2015 present, Unforgettable from 2015 to 2016, The President Show in the year 2017 and Good Witch in 2019.
Kathy Najimy is among the industry’s most upbeat actors, has received several honours and nominations during her career. She is a very accomplished woman who is content with her job and her annual salary.
She has experimented with voice acting, participating in the animation series Hey Arnold, which was cast between 1997 to1999 and another animated feature named Cats Don’t Dance, which was cast in 1997.
She also provided the voice for the award-winning character of Peggy Hill in the cartoon series named King of the Hill. She has a happy and fulfilling life with her husband, child, and job.