Kathy Najimy is an actor, screenwriter, and politician. She is most known for her roles in the films Sister Act, Hocus Pocus, and Rat Race.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Najimy was born in San Diego, California, in the United States of America, on February 6, 1957. Her parents were Lebanese-Americans, and she was born in Lebanon. Her mother’s name was Samia Massery, and her fathers was Fred Najimy; both were postal employees. She was raised Catholic and graduated from Crawford High School. In 1995, she graduated from San Diego State University.
Kathy Najimy’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Kathy Najimy, born on February 6, 1957, is 65 years old as of today, July 28, 2022. Her height is 1.68 m, and she weighs 68 kg.
Kathy Najimy’s Profession & Career
She starred in the film on stage, and she swiftly rose to national notoriety with ‘The Kathy and Mo Show,’ a hugely popular comedy with feminist undercurrents (1986). But this was not her first encounter with a star; she had already appeared on television.
The female actor appeared on the television show ‘Family Feud’ with her family in 1981, and she got a $10,000 prize. She also appeared as a competitor on the game show ‘$25,000 Pyramid’ in 1985. She also appeared in the film ‘Walls of Glass’ that year.
Kathy’s breakthrough year was 1991. She and Mo Gaffney co-hosted a show called ‘The Kathy & Mo Show: Parallel Lives.’ The duo won a ‘CableAce’ award for best comedy routine acting. She made her cinematic debut in the police procedural action thriller The Hard Way and later acted in the comedy film The Fisher King, both released in 1991.
In 1992, Kathy landed her most prominent role as Sister Mary Patrick in the film Sister Act. She re-enacted her role in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit a year later. She later starred as Mary Sanderson in the hugely successful and critically acclaimed 1993 comedy-horror film ‘Hocus Pocus.’
In 1994, she played various parts in the comedy ‘Ellen,’ starring Ellen DeGeneres. She also worked on It’s Pat, her lowest-rated film that same year. She then alternated between watching movies and watching TV shows. The Kathy and Mo Show, now known as The Dark Side, returned in 1995.
In 1996, she played Dr. Barbara ‘Bix’ Kronstadt in the critically acclaimed medical drama ‘Chicago Hope.’ Kathy was cast as Olive Massery in the comedy series Veronica’s Closet, which aired from 1997 to 2000. For her remarkable efforts, she received two OFTA Television Awards.
Her most successful animated picture, WALL-E, was released in 2008. Her most recent films in 2018 were Step Up 3D in 2010, The Guilt Trilogy in 2012, Descendants in 2015, and Dumplin in 2016.
Kathy Najimy’s Husband, Marriage & Relationship
In August 1998, Najimy married Dan Finnerty, an actor, and vocalist with The Dan Band. Gloria Steinem, an American journalist, presided over the event. Najimy and Finnerty’s only child is pianist Samia Najimy.
Kathy Najimy’s Salary and Net Worth
Kathy Najimy is a wealthy American actress and performer with a net worth of $10 million as of July 2022. She has had a tremendously successful career in radio. Among her favorite TV shows are ‘Veep,’ which has been cast from 2014 to the present; Younger, which has been released from 2015 to the present; unforgettable, which was launched from 2015 to 2016, The President Show in 2017, and Good Witch in 2019.
|Celebrated Name||Kathy Najimy|
|Real Name||Kathy Ann Najimy Jr.|
|Age||65 years old|
|Birth Date||6 February 1957|
|Birth Place||San Diego, California, United States of America|
|Husband||Dan Finnerty (m. 1998)|
|Children||Yes (Samia Finnerty)|
|Profession||Comedian, Actor, Politician|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|