There are people who are super talented, they are Jack of all trades when it comes to the arts and are master at them all, Hollywood actress Kate Micucci is one of such great talents that has displayed their expertise not only in acting but also in singing. She is one half of Garfunkel and Oates – a musical comedy duo, interestingly, Kate has been able to run independently and together at the same time; when I say together, I speak of her ability to use her musical ability/talent to advance her acting career.
Some of her popular roles as an actress include as Lucy in The Big Bang Theory, Shelley in Raising Hope, Sadie in Steven Universe, Stephanie Gooch in Scrubs, Sara Murphy in Milo Murphy’s Law and many others. She has done voice acting too and has appeared in popular promotions like Bart Got a Room with William H. Macy in which she portrayed the ukulele. Check out these other thrilling facts about this amazing multi-talented Hollywood actress, but first, we will learn about her background.
Who is Kate Micucci?
Kate was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on the 31st of March 1980 and raised in Nazareth, Pennsylvania – the Lehigh Valley region of the state. She attended Nazareth Area High School, where she graduated from in 1998. She bagged an A.A in Fine Arts from Keystone College, La Plume, Pennsylvania, and a B.A in Studio Arts from Loyola Marymount University, L.A.
She has always been in the arts since she was little. Kate revealed in an interview that what she now does is not different from what she has been doing since she was little. At the age of four, her mom taught her to play classical piano and that they did a lot of acting at her house growing up; “at my house, we were always putting on plays and making movies in the backyard”, she said. Micucci also drew and painted as a child.
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Her
Kate Micucci has appeared in TV commercials, series, and films. She played Toni the barista on Four Kings which aired briefly on the NBC network in 2006. She has also been on several others including How I Met Your Mother, Malcolm in the Middle, Campus Ladies, Cory in the House, Til Death, Raising Hopes, and Scrubs. She appeared in five episodes of the Scrubs playing Stephanie Gooch, the ukulele player Ted Buckland started a relationship with.
She also appeared in the dark comedy TV series Weeds playing a slightly sedated waitress and in some episodes of HBO series, Bored to Death. She played a recurring role as shy Lucy on the sitcom –The Big Bang Theory. In 2016, she appeared in the first season of Netflix comedy-drama series, Easy alongside Malin Akerman and Orlando Bloom.
Her film credits include as Susan in the 2009 comedy-drama film The Last Hurrah, as Abby in Bart Got a Room and as Beth’s co-worker and friend, Stacey in the romantic comedy When in Rome. In 2015, she voiced Velma Dinkley in the Warner Bros animated TV series Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!. Kate also lent her voice in the animated series Adventure Time, and also voiced Julie Kane on the Disney XD animated series Motorcity. She also voiced the recurring character/voices of Sadie on the Cartoon Network’s series Steven Universe and also portrayed “Lily the IT girl” on Elevator.
Music and Comedy Career
Kate Micucci has not done badly as a singer/songwriter; She is one half of Garfunkel and Oates – a musical comedy duo. In early 2009, Kate released a 5-track EP entitled Songs. She performed one of her songs “Mr. Moon” in the Scrubs. In 2011, she started performing “Playin’ with Micucci” at the Steve Allen Theater, Hollywood Boulevard, every third Monday of the month.
Micucci also performed with the ukulele alongside William H. Macy to promote the DVD release of the movie Bart Got a Room. The video received a lot of views online been circulated on The Huffington Post and on YouTube.
Kate Micucci has also appeared as a guest judge on the reality competition series King of the Nerds. Did I mention she is also a comedian? oh! yes, she is, in 2009, she was named the #1 Woman of Comedy by G4TV.
Her Net Worth
Micucci is currently not one of the richest in the industry but with the way she is going, she will surely make it on the list in a few years to come. Her current net worth is estimated at half a million dollars ($500, 000).
Is She Married, Who is Her Husband?
The multi-talented actress is currently married to Jake Sinclair – a Grammy award nominated musician and record producer. They walked down the aisle in February 2018. Kate and Jake live between L.A and New York, they have no kids yet but live with their dog, Claire.