In addition to being a comedian, Christopher Jerell Redd also acts, writes, raps, and sings. Redd joined the cast of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live in 2017 for its 43rd season, making his debut that year alongside Heidi Gardner and Luke Null. He remained a cast member for the next five years, until 2022. Co-writing the SNL theme tune “Come Back Barack” earned him a Primetime Emmy in 2018 for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
Chris Redd Early life
Redd was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 25, 1985, and he and his family relocated to the Chicago suburb of Naperville when he was eight years old. Redd claims that he learned to rap in order to overcome a childhood stutter. He went to Gregory Middle School and Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, and then to Elgin Community College, where he took his first improv class.
Chris Redd’s Net Worth
People are interested in more than simply Chris Redd’s personal life, such as whether or not he has a significant other and who that partner might be. Chris Redd has a net worth of roughly $43.9 million.
|Chris Redd Networth 2023||43.9 Million|
|Chris Redd Networth 2022||39.5 Million|
|Chris Redd Networth 2021||35.1 Million|
|Chris Redd Networth 2020||30.7 Million|
|Chris Redd Networth 2019||26.3 Million|
Chris Redd Career
Chris Redd originally wanted to be a rapper but eventually settled on a career in sketch comedy. In March of 2019, Comedy Central Records published But Here We Are Redd’s first stand-up comedy album. In 2017, he had a role in Netflix’s Disjointed.
Right now, he’s working on a stand-up comedy special for HBO Max and a film in which he portrays a disgruntled worker at a casino. Will & Grace, Chicago PD, Empire, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp are just a few of the shows on which he has appeared as a guest star.
Chris Redd Facts
- A Primetime Emmy was given to Chris Redd for “Come Back Barack” from Saturday Night Live.
- When the Kenan TV show premieres in February of 2021, he will be a co-star.
- His Instagram account boasts millions of devoted fans.
- In 2016, he uprooted to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
- Redd and Lisa Beasley, also of The Second City’s alumni, raised almost $360,000 on GoFundMe in June 2020.