Kenan Thompson

1978 - Today

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Kenan Thompson (; born May 10, 1978) is an American actor and comedian. He has been a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live since 2003, making him the longest-tenured cast member in the show's history. He is also the first regular cast member who is younger than the show itself. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenan Thompson has received more than 6,937,961 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Kenan Thompson is the 86th most popular comedian (up from 88th in 2019), the 13,183rd most popular biography from United States (down from 10,824th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular American Comedian.

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  • 6.9M

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  • 47.85

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  • 22

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  • 1.67

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  • 4.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Kenan Thompson ranks 86 out of 90Before him are Dane Cook, Kristen Schaal, Steven Wright, Chris O'Dowd, Nick Kroll, and Aziz Ansari. After him are Chelsea Handler, Mitch Hedberg, Ralphie May, Carrie Brownstein, and Bo Burnham.

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Among people born in 1978, Kenan Thompson ranks 551Before him are Abdeslam Ouaddou, Shen Xue, Ennis Esmer, Brian Scalabrine, Mariusz Jop, and Tamina Snuka. After him are Júlio César, Mario Regueiro, Kel Mitchell, Zdeněk Pospěch, Kali, and Egoi Martínez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kenan Thompson ranks 13,183 out of 15,968Before him are Tawny Cypress (1976), Richard Corliss (1944), Clayton Kershaw (1988), Kimora Lee Simmons (1975), Melissa Belote (1956), and Andre Royo (1968). After him are Laura Bailey (1981), Shawn Colvin (1956), Khalid (1998), James F. Reilly (1954), Jack Reynor (1992), and Trevante Rhodes (1990).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Kenan Thompson ranks 72Before him are Gabriel Iglesias (1976), Dane Cook (1972), Kristen Schaal (1978), Steven Wright (1955), Nick Kroll (1978), and Aziz Ansari (1983). After him are Chelsea Handler (1975), Mitch Hedberg (1968), Ralphie May (1972), Carrie Brownstein (1974), and Bo Burnham (1990).

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