Kristin Chenoweth - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 2, 2022

Kristin Chenoweth
Nick Name: Cheno, K-Cho
Profession: Actress, Singer
Best Known For: The West Wing (TV series), Pushing Daisies (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $16 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 24, 1968 (age 54)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kristi Dawn Chenoweth
Birth Place: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Jerry Morris Chenoweth
Mother's Name: Junie Smith Chenoweth
Siblings: 1

Mark Chenoweth (older brother)

High School: Broken Arrow Senior High School
University: Oklahoma City University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (European, Cherokee)
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Josh Bryant

Body Measurements

Height: 1.50 meter (4 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 45 kg (99.21 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: 5.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: C

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Who is Kristin Chenoweth?

Kristin Chenoweth is a Tony Award, and Emmy Award-winning actress, and a singer by profession. She is well known for starring in the musical Wicked, and in the TV series The West Wing, Pushing Daisies.

Kristin Chenoweth – Age, Parents, Siblings

Kristin Chenoweth’s birth took place on July 24, 1968, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA. She was born Kristi Dawn Chenoweth and was adopted by her mother Junie Smith Chenoweth and her father Jerry Morris Chenoweth. 

She was adopted at 5 days old by her adoptive parents, who are both chemical engineers. She also has a sibling, an older brother named Mark Chenoweth.

young Kristin Chenoweth with her mother, brother (left); with her father (right) (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, she attended Broken Arrow Senior High School. After graduation in 1986, she went on to study at Oklahoma City University. Kristin Chenoweth graduated from the same with a bachelor's degree in musical theatre in 1990 and a master's degree in opera performance in 1992.

Her ethnicity includes European and Cherokee.

Kristin Chenoweth – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Since her rise to Hollywood fame in the early 1990s, Kristin Chenoweth has dated several men including producer Dana Brunetti, actors Seth Green, and Lane Garrison, and producer/writer Aaron Sorkin. She was also engaged to actor Marc Kudisch from 1998 to 2001.

Kristin Chenoweth has also been in a romantic relationship with Lane Garrison (2006), and Charlie McDowell (April 2008-February 2009).

Currently, she is in a relationship with Josh Bryant. The couple got engaged in October 2021 but in July 2022, their wedding was reported to have been postponed.

She has never married and is sans husband or children. As she has never tied the knot, divorce is out of context.

Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Bryant on Feb 27, 2019 (Image: Getty Images)

Kristin Chenoweth – Career

Early Career

Chenoweth began to perform gospel songs for local churches at a young age. While a student she participated in school plays and while at OCU, she competed in beauty pageants. Kristin Chenoweth went on to win the title of Miss OCU and was placed as the second runner-up in the 1991 Miss Oklahoma. 

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Films, Series

Since starting her career in 1991 Kristin Chenoweth has portrayed characters in over two dozen films including Bewitched (2005), Deck the Halls (2006), Into Temptation (2009), The Opposite Sex (2014), Hard Sell (2016), Descendants (2015) Holidate

Chenoweth also has starred in TV series/shows Kristin (2001), Glee, The West Wing (2004-2006), Pushing Daisies (2007-2009), Hairspray Live! (2016), Trial & Error (2018), and Christmas Love Story (2019), to name a few.

In Theatre

Kristin Chenoweth is also famous for her work with a Broadway show. She has portrayed roles in the Theatre production of Steel Pier (1997), Wicked (2003), Promises, Promises (2010), and For The Girls (2019), among others.

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Kristin Chenoweth, Andy Karl on the Twentieth Century (Image: The Wrap)

As a singer

The multi-talented personality has released a total of 7 albums including Let Yourself Go (2001), As I Am (2005), Some Lessons Learned (2011), The Art of Elegance (2016), For the Girls (2019), etc.

Co-stars

Kristin Chenoweth’s fellow A Christmas Love Story co-stars are Scott Wolf, Kevin Quinn, Keith Robinson, Jennifer Aspen, Maria Howell, etc.

Kristin Chenoweth – Awards, Nominations

Chenoweth has been nominated for around 21 awards. Among the nominations, she has won the Tony Awards (1999), Theatre World Awards (1997, 1999), and Primetime Emmy Awards (2009). 

She has also had nominations for Screen Actors Guild,  Satellite Awards, and Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Kristin Chenoweth on A Christmas Love Story (Image: Hallmarkchannel)

Kristin Chenoweth – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated to be around $16 million while the figure on her annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Kristin Chenoweth – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Kristin Chenoweth is active with several hundred thousand followers and counting. 

She also has a self-titled YouTube channel with over 43k subscribers and an official website-  officialkristinchenoweth.com.

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