Kristen Schaal Net Worth – 2023

Kristen Schaal

Net Worth $6 Million
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Profession Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Writer
Gender Female
Date of Birth Jan 24, 1978 (44 years old)
Nationality United States of America

Kristen Schaal Net Worth:

$6 Million

How Much Is Kristen Schaal Net Worth?

Kristen Schaal has a net worth of $6 million as an American actress, voiceover artist, comedian, writer, and producer. Kristen is perhaps best known for her roles as Mel on “Flight of the Conchords” (2007–2009) and Carol Pilbasian on “The Last Man on Earth” (2015–2018), as well as for her voice work as Louise Belcher on “Bob’s Burgers” (2011–present) and Mabel Pines on “Gravity Falls” (2012–2015). Schaal has appeared in over 120 films and television series, including “Dinner for Schmucks” (2010), “Butter” (2011), and “The Boss” (2016), as well as “The Heart, She Holler” (2011–2014), “30 Rock” (2012–2013), “The Hotwives of Orlando” (2014), “What We Do in the Shadows” (2019; 2021), and “The Mysterious Benedict Society” (present). She has provided her voice for various animated films, including “Shrek Forever After” (2010), “Toy Story 3” (2010), “Despicable Me 2” (2013), “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” (2013), “Toy Story 4” (2019), “WordGirl” (2010–2015), “Adventure Time” (2012–2014), and “BoJack Horseman” (2014–2020).

From 2008 to 2016, Kristen was a contributor on “The Daily Show,” and she will be the voice for Delirium in the 2021 Audible edition of Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman: Act II.” Schaal also produced her 2013 Comedy Central special “Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore” and the 2013 TV movie “Supanatural,” and she directed the 2017 episode of “The Last Man on Earth” titled “Gender Friender.”

Early Years

Kristen Schaal was born Kristen Joy Schaal in Longmont, Colorado on January 24, 1978. Her mother was a secretary, while her father worked in construction. Kristen and her elder brother David grew raised in Boulder on a cattle ranch, and she graduated from Skyline High School in 1996. After one year at the University of Colorado, Schaal transferred to Northwestern University in Chicago. She traveled to New York City after graduating from Northwestern to seek a career in comedy. In 2005, Kristen was included in the article “The Ten Funniest New Yorkers You’ve Never Heard Of” in “New York” magazine. In an interview from 2010, “The Guardian,” Schaal discussed the significance of the “New York” piece on her career, adding, “That turned out to be my biggest break, since people from the HBO Comedy Festival began to come see me in clubs. This led to my recruitment by ‘Flight Of The Conchords.'”


Best Alternative Comedian at the US Comedy Arts Festival (2006), Best Female Stand-up at the Nightlife Awards (2006), and Best Female Stand Up Comedian at the ECNY Awards (2007), and she won the Barry Award at the 2008 Melbourne International Comedy Festival for the show “Kristen Schaal As You’ve Probably Never Seen Her Before.” Schaal featured on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” (2006) and began co-hosting “Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen” in Brooklyn with Kurt Braunohler about this time (the show moved to Los Angeles in 2013). She appeared in the films “Kate & Leopold” (2001), “Poster Boy” (2004), “Adam & Steve” (2005), “Delirious” (2006), and “Norbit” (2007), had recurring roles on “The Education of Max Bickford” (2001–2002), and guest-starred on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (2004), “Six Degrees” (2006), and “Conviction” (2006). Kristen portrayed superfan Mel in the highly acclaimed sitcom “Flight of the Conchords” from 2007 to 2009, appearing in 21 of the show’s 22 episodes. In 2007, she also worked as a writer and consultant for “South Park” and appeared as a guest star on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Human Giant,” “Mad Men,” and “How I Met Your Mother.”

Schaal appears in 2009’s “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard” and “Cirque du Freak: Vampire’s Assistant” as well as 2010’s “When in Rome,” “Valentine’s Day,” “Get Him to the Greek,” “Dinner for Schmucks,” and “Going the Distance.” In 2010, she also provided the voices for Trixie in “Toy Story 3” and Pumpkin Witch and Palace Witch in “Shrek Forever After.” From 2011 to 2014, Kristen portrayed Hershe Heartshe on Adult Swim’s “The Heart, She Holler,” and from 2012 to 2013, she portrayed Hazel Wassername on NBC’s “30 Rock.” She appears in “Butter” and “The Muppets” in 2011, followed by “Sleepwalk with Me” in 2012, “Welcome to the Jungle” in 2013, and “A Walk in the Woods” in 2015.

In 2014, Kristen portrayed Amanda Simmons on “The Hotwives of Orlando” on Hulu and appeared as a guest on “Glee.” The next year, she began appearing on the Fox sitcom “The Last Man on Earth” as Carol Pilbasian with Will Forte, who also conceived the show. Schaal was nominated for an EWwy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work in 67 episodes of “The Last Man on Earth” over four seasons. Kristen debuted alongside Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Bell in 2016’s “The Boss,” and then appeared in “All Nighter” (2017), “Literally, Right Before Aaron” (2017), “Austin Found” (2017), “Boundaries” (2018), “My Spy” (2020), and “Bill & Ted Face the Music” (2020). (2020). In 2019 and 2021, she played The Guide on FX’s “What We Do in the Shadows,” which was produced by her “Flight of the Conchords” co-star Jemaine Clement. In 2021, she began portraying Number Two on Disney+’s “The Mysterious Benedict Society.”

Personal Life

On September 14, 2012, Kristen wed the comedic author Rich Blomquist. Blomquist was a writer for “The Daily Show” from 2002 until 2012, for which he was awarded seven Primetime Emmys. He also penned three episodes of “The Last Man on Earth.” Kristen and Rich co-authored “The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex” in 2010, and their daughter Ruby was born in February 2018. During a 2017 charity broadcast, Schaal disclosed that she had emergency surgery for a burst fallopian tube and ectopic pregnancy. This occurred during a recording session for “Gravity Falls” and led in Kristen losing two liters of blood.

Honors and Candidatures

Schaal was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for “BoJack Horseman” in 2017. She received the Andy Kaufman Award at the 2005 New York Comedy Festival, and in 2014, “Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore” was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Comedy Special of the Year. Kristen has received two Annie Awards: Outstanding Achievement in Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production for “Bob’s Burgers” in 2016 and Voice Acting in an Animated Television or Other Broadcast Venue Production for “Gravity Falls” in 2013. She was nominated for a Streamy Award for Best Female Actor in a Comedy Web Series for “Horrible People” in 2009, and she and her “Horrible People” and “The Hotwives of Orlando” co-stars were nominated for Best Ensemble Cast.

Schaal has had nine Behind the Voice Actors Award nominations and won the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award and BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award for Best Female Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series – Comedy/Musical for “Gravity Falls” in 2013 and 2014, respectively. In addition, she garnered nominated for Best Female Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting Role for “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” and Best Vocal Ensemble for “Toy Story of Terror,” “Despicable Me 2,” “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,” and “Gravity Falls.”

Real Estate

Kristen and Rich sold a three-bedroom, 2,239-square-foot property in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles for $1.89 million in December 2020. In May of 2021, they paid $3.5 million for a new 3,400-square-foot house in Los Feliz. The residence has three bedrooms and three and a half baths.

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