Comedian cum actor Chris Kattan is well known from the Saturday Night Live show where his impersonation of Hollywood stars and celebrities like Christiane Amanpour, Ben Affleck, Al Pacino, Clay Aike, Queen Elizabeth II, and several other top-notch people caught the attention of the public. His acting has also been praised right from his film debut in the 1998 comedy movie, A Night at the Roxbury. He also received recognition for his role in the series The Middle where he played the role of Bob. His brilliant performance in the sitcoms Grace Under Fire, How I Met Your Mum, and the 2018 series Family Feud where he appeared as himself cannot be left out.
Chris Kattan has also made appearances in other movies aside sitcoms that include: Corky Romano, Santa’s Slay, Nancy Drew, Undead or Alive, Bollywood Hero, Walk of Fame, Christmas in Wonderland and several others.
Chris’ Age and Early Life
The comedian’s birth date is October 19, 1970, and his place of birth was in Los Angeles, California. His early years were spent at Mount San Antonio which is also known as Mount Baldy located at the outskirts of Los Angeles. Kattan later moved to Bainbridge Island where he had his high school education at Bainbridge High School.
Chris Kattan is the son of ex-model Hajnalka E. Biro who was once featured on the cover of Playboy magazine and his father is Kip King whose real name is Jerome Kattan. His family is said to be of the Jewish faith and their lineage is a mix of Iraqi, Hungarian, and Polish. He has a step-brother named Andrew Joslyn.
Is Chris Kattan Gay Or Does He Have A Wife?
To the best of our knowledge, it is most unlikely that Chris Kattan is gay. The American actor and comedian was once married to a model, Sunshine Deia Tutt. Chris married the model back in 2008 at Oakhurst, Califonia after the pair dated for a couple of years.
Kattan’s proposal to Tutt was a very romantic one as he is said to have surprisingly asked her to marry him on Christmas Eve of 2006 in her grandmum’s house at Gainesville, Texas. However, the romance between the newlyweds was shortlived as they filed for divorce barely 2 months into their marriage. Although they did not disclose to the public why they wanted to annul their union, recent information has it that Kattan’s wife cheated on him. Meanwhile, other sources claim that Chris Kattan was also cheating on her and, that it was his idea to end the marriage.
Prior to his marriage, Kattan has been in quite a number of relationships which include dating the model and actress Jennifer Gimenez sometime in 1999 and two years later in 2001, he was in a relationship with Jennifer Coolidge. Chris Kattan has also dated the comedian/actress named Maya Rudolph
How Did He Break His Neck?
Chris Kattan recently came out with the reason behind his stiff appearance as he revealed that he had suffered a severe neck injury that resulted in him going through 4 surgeries. Based on what he disclosed, he has been recovering from the injury for 20 years now. Kattan’s physical appearance which showed that he was a little stiff on Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) premiere was what prompted him to eventually let people in on what he has been battling. However, the comedian did not reveal the full details of his injury rather he referred to whatever that led to it as a “stunt thing”.
As a contestant on the DWTS show, Kattan recalls when he was told by a judge to stop being stiff but it was a herculean task for him as his posture was by default stiff due to his injury.
However, his dance partner Carson praised his relentless efforts and though she too was concerned about him, Kattan was not about to let his injury deprive him of participating in the show. To him, being part of the show as a way of renewing his zeal.
This entertainer has a height of 5 ft 5.5 inches and his weight is placed at 70 kg. Other prominent features about the comedian are his striking blue eye and dark brown hair.