Chris Kattan’s awkward and goofy performance on the season premiere episode of Dancing with the Stars raised many eyebrows. Here are four fun facts about Chris Kattan’s wiki.
Comedian Chris Kattan sure knows how to make a comeback! For all the millennials who don’t know who the 46-year-old star is, Kattan was a household name in the late 1990s for his on-point celebrity impersonations on Saturday Night Live. The well-known actor has portrayed everyone from Bill Gates and Al Pacino, to Antonio Banderas and Queen Elizabeth II on the popular sketch show. Now, the multifaceted performer is taking center stage on ABC’s hit ballroom dancing competition, Dancing with the Stars, and is paired with professional dancer, Witney Carson. Find out everything you need to know about Chris Kattan’s wiki, including four fun facts about his net worth, girlfriend, and broken neck.
#1. Chris Kattan Nailed Celebrity Impersonations on SNL from 1996-2003
Christopher Lee Kattan is a well-known actor and funny man on the comedy circuit. His most memorable work includes a seven-year stint on SNL, where he portrayed characters like Mr. Peepers, Azrael Abyss, Mango, and one-half of the Butabi Brothers. After SNL, Kattan went on to star in four seasons of the hit comedy The Middle and A Night at the Roxbury. He also made guest appearances on other popular TV shows like How I Met Your Mother, Celebrity Cook-Off, and Inked. After a brief hiatus from television, it was announced on March 1, 2017 that Kattan would join the cast of Dancing with the Stars season 24, partnering with dance pro, Witney Carson.
#2. He is the Bad Boy of Comedy
Chris Kattan’s wiki makes for an interesting read because of his professional success, as well as intriguing personal life. He was married to model, Sunshine Deia Tutt for less than a year, before filing for divorce in 2009. Chris Kattan’s girlfriends include a roster of high-profile relationships with stars like Jennifer Coolidge, Maya Rudolph, and Jennifer Gimenez. Considered to be a “bad boy of comedy,” Kattan was arrested for driving under the influence of Ambien in 2014 and was sentenced to three years probation. Kattan’s legal troubles continued when he was escorted off an airplane by cops in 2014 for behaving erratically, and a video of his shenanigans surfaced on the Internet.
Despite his attempts to gain a foothold in Hollywood, fame and success have eluded the stand-up comic, and Chris Kattan’s net worth is only $8 million.
#3. Chris Kattan Competed on DWTS Despite Having Broken His Neck
Dancing with the Stars season 24 premiered on Monday (March 20) and the celebrity cast boasts an impressive lineup: Olympic medalists Nancy Kerrigan and Simone Biles; singers Charo, Erika Jayne and Normani Kordei; as well as The Bachelor star, Nick Viall. Comedian Kattan made his big television comeback with Dancing with the Stars, where he clearly proved that he could shake a leg. Reportedly, Kattan recently recovered from a near-fatal accident in which he broke his neck, though the details are not known. Although he was clearly in pain, Kattan managed to pull off a cha-cha to Haddaway’s “What Is Love.”
#4. He and Witney Carson Scored 17/40 for Their First Performance
For those who missed the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, Chris Kattan and Witney Carson performed an awkward cha-cha to a hit 1990s number. The DWTS season 24 judges awarded the star duo 17 points, which was the lowest score of the night. Judge Bruno Tonioli jokingly called their dance “perfect,” while Len Goodman stated that the pair’s dance was “goofy and bad.” Funnily enough, Kattan’s 23-year-old professional partner had no idea who he was the first time they met! Let’s wait and see whether Chris Kattan and Witney Carson can pick up the pace next week!