Molly Shannon’s Net Worth and Story

Cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001 who was known for her wild and eccentric characters. She played Betty Lou Who in the 2000 movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas. In 2013, she was nominated for an Emmy for her guest appearance on the HBO series Enlightened.

She studied drama at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she graduated in 1987. She later appeared in the horror film remake of The Phantom of the Opera in 1989 before getting bit roles on In Living Color and Twin Peaks.

She starred in the film Superstar in 1999, which was based on her famous SNL character Mary Katherine Gallagher. She also voices the character Wanda in the Hotel Transylvania films.

Molly Shannon Wealth
The comedian impresses with a net worth of 8000000 dollars. Congratulations for this achievement!

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Molly Shannon Info
Net Worth$8 Million
Date of BirthSeptember 16, 1964 (age 58 years)
Height5 Feet 4 Inches (1.65 m)


Molly Shannon made her debut with the 1989 horror film “The Phantom of the Opera.” After that, she did play minor roles in two different shows, but her main breakthrough came in February of 1995 when she was hired as a featured player on the TV show “Saturday Night Live.”

Personal Life

She has a daughter and a son with Fritz Chesnut, whom she married in 2004. Her father was a sales manager, and when she was four years old she was involved in a car accident which killed her mother, younger sister, and cousin.

She starred as Kath, with Selma Blair as Kim, on the show Kath & Kim.

Favorite Quotes from Molly Shannon

Why does Molly Shannon have a net worth of $8 Million? Perhaps these quotes can explain why:

I used to get painful crushes on really unavailable guys.

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I definitely have loads of respect for writers and the art of writing.

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I had to babysit a lot when I was in high school, and I missed a lot of parties. I felt this longing, like, 'Oh no, I'm going to miss meeting the love of my life at that party!' I feel like that's very Mary Katherine Gallagher.

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When I see a mom embarrassed because her kid is having a temper tantrum, I'm like, 'Please! Do you think I've never gone through that?' Women tend to be too hard on themselves.

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Mary Katherine Gallagher is an exaggerated version of me, how I felt when I was little.

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