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Kristin Chenoweth Height, Age, Bio, Movies, Net Worth

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Kristin Chenoweth Height, Age, Bio, Movies, Net Worth

Kristin Chenoweth Biography

Kristin Chenoweth was born Kristin Dawn Chenoweth on the 24th of July 1968 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, U.S.A. She is an American singer, actress (Stage, screen, Television), recording artist, and dancer.

Kristin Chenoweth Profile Summary

Name: Kristin Chenoweth

Birth name: Kristin Dawn Chenoweth

Birth date: July 24, 1968

Birthplace: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma U.S.A

Gender: Female

Profession: Singer, Actress

Years Active: 1991- present

Marital status: Single

Height: 4ft 11 inches (1.5 m)

Nationality: American

Ethnicity: European & Cherokee Native American

Father: Jerry Morris Chenoweth

Mother: Junie Smith Chenoweth

Sibling: Mark Chenoweth

Education: Oklahoma City University (OCU), University of Carolina School of the Arts

Zodiac sign: Leo

Net worth: $20 million

Early Life and Education  Background

Kristin was adopted by Junie and Jerry Chenoweth, who were both chemical engineers from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, at five days old and named Kristin Dawn Chenoweth.

She is very open about her adoption and has an elder brother, Mark Chenoweth. She stated that she eventually met her biological mother, and she has one-quarter Cherokee ancestry. She began performing gospel songs for churches at an early age. At 12 years old, she performed the Evie song “Four feet eleven” at the Southern Baptist Convention National Conference.

She participated in several plays in her high school (Broken Arrow Senior High ); after graduating from high school, she attended Oklahoma City University (OCU), where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Musical theatre arts in 1990. While in the university, Kristin participated in beauty pageants, where she won the Miss OCU title and was the 2nd runner-up in the Miss Oklahoma pageant in 1991.  Kristin bagged a master’s in Opera performance in 1992 from OCU, where she studied under her mentor Florence Birdwell.

After her master’s, Kristin was named the “Most promising up and coming singer” in the Metropolitan Opera National Council audition, which came with a full scholarship to Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts. She turned down this scholarship in favour of moving to New York to pursue a musical theatre career and to do the “Animal Crackers” show in 1993.


Theatre, Television and Film

After the production of Animal Crackers, Kristin appeared continuously in regional theatre productions like Babes in Arms, the Fantasticks and Box Office of the damned (both in 1994).

She appeared in the 1997 Roundabout theatre production “Scapin”; in the spring of 1997, she appeared in the musical ”Steel pier”; in 1998, she appeared in the musical “strike up the band”.

In 1999, she performed in the revival of “You are a good man Charlie Brown” as Sally Brown. Later, in 1999, she starred on Broadway’s “Epic Proportions,” a short-lived comedy play. She starred in the Encores “on a clear day you can see forever” in 2000.

After 2000, she began splitting her time between stage, film, and television roles. She played the role of Glinda the Good Witch in the musical “Wicked”. She played Cunegonde in the revival of Candide in May 2004. From December 2006- to March 2007, she starred in the revival of The Apple Tree as Eve. She appeared in the 2009 Music in the Air, and in 2010, she starred in the revival of musical “promises promises”. She played in the 2015 of “On the twentieth century”.

She appeared in many television films and series, including the 2003 “The music man”, The West Wing 2004, Pushing Daisies 2007-2009, Glee, and The Good Wife 2012 but left due to the injuries she sustained on the show The Descendants 2015, Hairspray live 2016, American Gods 2017, Trial & Errors 2018, Schmigadoon 2021.

She made her first film debut in 2002,”Topa Topa Bluffs”; she starred in the 2005 Bewitched. In 2006, she played supporting roles in the Pink Panther, RV, Running with Scissors, Deck the Halls, and Stranger than Fiction. She appeared in the 2008 Four Christmases, Into Temptation (2009), The Boy Next Door (2015)


She released her debut solo album, “Let Yourself go”, in 2001. Her second album, “As I am”, was released in 2004; the album peaked at number 37 on the U.S Christian Album charts.

In 2008, her 3rd album and 1st-holiday album, “A lovely way to spend Christmas”, was released; it was her best seller, reaching number 77 on the U S billboard Album charts, number 7 on the U.S. Holiday Albums charts and number 1 on the U.S heatseekers chart.

Her 4th album, “Some lesson learned,” was released on the 13th of September 2011. She released another album, “Coming Home,” in 2014. She released “The art of elegance” album in 2016. “For the Girls” album was released on the 27th of September, 2019. She released another holiday album, “Happiness is Christmas,” in October 2021.

Kristin Chenoweth Age

Born on the 24th of July 1968, the actress is 56 years old (as of 2024)

Kristin Chenoweth Height

Chenoweth stands at a height of 4ft 11inches (1.5 m)

Kristin Chenoweth’s Net Worth

The American actress and singer has a net worth of $20 million. Her net worth is generated from her acting career and her singing performance.

Personal life

Kristin, 2019, published a memoir that described her Life and career titled “ A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, Faith in Stages. She speaks openly about her religious faith, as she was raised as a practising Christian.

She describes herself as” a non-judgmental, liberal Christian” who supports gay rights.

She suffers from Meniere’s disease, an inner ear disorder that can cause vertigo, headaches and nausea, which has caused her to miss her performances and lean on her co-stars for balance.

Although she has never been married, Kristin has dated several Hollywood men, including Dana Brunetti, Seth Green, Lane Garrison, Aaron Sorkin, Charlie McDowell, and Marc Kudisch (whom she was formerly engaged to 1998-2001), amongst others. She has been dating the Backroad anthem guitarist Josh Bryant since 2018, and they became engaged in October 2021.

She is a bi-coastal, spending time in both New York and Los Angeles.

Kristin Chenoweth Social Media

You can connect with the actress on

Instagram @Kchenoweth

Twitter @Kcheboweth

Awards won by Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin has won several awards some of them are:

She won the 1997 Theatre World awards

The 1997 Tiny awards

The 1999 and 2015 Drama Desk award

The 1999 and 2015 Outer Critics Circle Award

2009 Primetime Emmy awards

1999 Clarence Derwent Award

2008,2009,2010,2013 Gold Derby Tv awards

2015 star on the Walk of Fame winner. And lots more

Some Movies, musicals, Broadway, and Television series  Acted by Kristin Chenoweth

Alice in wonderland

The apple tree

Hairspray live



Funny girl

Epic proportions

Promises promises

Stella pier

You are a good man Charlie Brown

Animal Crackers




Stranger than fiction

Four Christmases

You again

The boy nextdoor

Baby bob


Ugly Betty

Trial and error



Rio 2

FAQ about Kristin Chenoweth

1. Does Kristin have children?

She does not have any children, but she said she doesn’t feel the need to have kids, but she might adopt if she changes her mind.

2. Who is Kristin Chenoweth’s sibling?

She has an elder brother, Mark Chenoweth.

3. Who is Kristin Chenoweth’s fiance?

Although she has dated many men in the Hollywood industry, she is currently engaged to Josh Bryant, a guitarist for the Backroad Anthem.

4. Who is Kristin Chenoweth’s parents?

She was adopted by the parents Jerry Morris Chenoweth and Junie Smith Chenoweth from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, when she was just 5 days old.

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