Keegan-Michael Key


Keegan-Michael Key was born in Southfield, Michigan, United States on March 22nd, 1971 and is the Comedian. At the age of 53, Keegan-Michael Key biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, TV shows, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Date of Birth
March 22, 1971
United States
Place of Birth
Southfield, Michigan, United States
53 years old
Zodiac Sign
$6 Million
Comedian, Film Actor, Screenwriter, Television Actor, Voice Actor
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Keegan-Michael Key Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 53 years old, Keegan-Michael Key has this physical status:

Hair Color
Due to receding hairline, he prefers to keep his head clean-shaven.
Eye Color
Dark Brown
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Keegan-Michael Key Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Protestantism (Disciples of Christ)
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Shrine Catholic High School, University of Detroit-Mercy
Keegan-Michael Key Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Elisa Pugliese
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Dating / Affair
Cynthia Blaise (1998-2017), Elisa Pugliese (2017-Present)
Leroy McDuffie, Carrie Herr
Dwayne McDuffie, (half-brother)
Other Family
Dwayne McDuffie (Biological Paternal Half-Brother) (TV and Comic Book Writer) (Deceased, 2011), Earl Raphael Walsh (Adoptive Maternal Grandfather), Alvina Freund (Adoptive Maternal Grandmother), Willie C. Key (Adoptive Paternal Grandfather), Rosa Winfield (Adoptive Paternal Grandmother), Gerald Walter Kudsin (Biological Maternal Grandfather), Jeanne Leah VanKeirsbilck (Biological Maternal Grandmother), Walter Thomas Kudsin (Biological Maternal Great-Grandfather), Marie Pocieznicki (Biological Maternal Great-Grandmother), Michel VanKeirsbilck (Biological Maternal Great-Grandfather), Martha Sylvia DeCeuninck (Biological Maternal Great-Grandmother). He also had another biological paternal half-brother.
Keegan-Michael Key Life

Keegan-Michael Key (born March 22, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer.

Key co-created and appeared in Comedy Central's sketch comedy Key & Peele (2012–2015) and co-starred in USA Network's Playing House (2014–2017).

He spent six seasons as a cast member on Mad TV (2004-2009) and has appeared on Whose Line is it Anyway in the United States. The CW is a cable television network.

He appeared in the first season of the FX series Fargo in 2014 and played a regular role on Parks and Recreation from 2013 to 2015.

He appeared on The Planet's Funniest Animals on Animal Planet from 2005 to 2008. Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016), and Toy Story 4 (2019), among other film roles, Key has appeared in several films, including Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016).

He appeared at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in 2015 as Luther, President Barack Obama's anger translator.

Jordan Peele, a film co-creator of Keanu, produced and appeared in the 2016 film Keanu.

In 2017, he made his Broadway debut in Steve Martin's Meteor Shower.

Early life

Key was born in Southfield, Michigan, on March 22, 1971, the son of an African-American father, Leroy McDuffie, and Carrie Herr, a woman of Polish and Flemish descent. A couple from Detroit, Michael Key, and Patricia Walsh, both social workers, adopted him at a young age. His adoptive parents were both a black man and a white woman, as his birth parents. Key had two half-brothers, one of whom was comic book writer Dwayne McDuffie, who died by his biological father. Key found his half-siblings only after they had both died.

Key, a raised Catholic, attended the University of Detroit Mercy as an undergraduate, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater in 1993 and a Master of Fine Arts in theater at Pennsylvania State University in 1996. He was a brother of Phi Kappa Theta while attending University of Detroit Mercy.

Personal life

Key was married to actress and dialect coach Cynthia Blaise from 1998 to 2017. They were legally separated in November 2015, with Key filing for divorce the following month. On June 8, 2018, he married producer and director Elisa Pugliese in New York City.

In the past, the key is a Christian, and he has practiced Buddhism, Catholicism,, and Evangelicalism. "I think the reason Jordan and I became actors is because we did a fair amount of code-switching growing up and still do." Key is a dieter of Liverpool F.C. and a devoted fan of the club.


Keegan-Michael Key Career


Key appeared in Mad TV's fourth season in 2004. He and Jordan Peele were supposed to compete against each other, but they were eventually chosen after demonstrating chemistry that was unique. On the show, Key played multiple characters. "Coach Hines," a high school sports coach who frequently disrupts and threatens students and faculty members, is one of his most popular characters. On the penultimate episode of Mad TV, Hines revealed that he is the long-lost heir to the Heinz Ketchup company, but that he only became a Catholic school coach to assist delinquent teenagers like Yamanashi (Bobby Lee). Key appeared as "Dr. Funkenstein" in blaxploitation parodies on seasons 9 and 10, with Peele playing the king. On Real **********ing, the host was also portrayed by various celebrities. Stevie Wonder Washington, a strong African musician and blind man. Eugene Struthers, an ecstatic water-or-flower delivery man who accosts celebrities, appeared "backstage" a lot. There was also "Jovan Muskatelle," a shirtless man with a jheri curl and a shower cap who interrupts live news broadcasts by a reporter (always played by Ike Barinholtz), enraged him with rapid-fire accounts of events that had occurred regularly, with a jheri curl and a shower cap, screaming "It was mad as hell." Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Roscoe Orman (as his character George Jefferson on Sesame Street), Matthew Lillard, Bill Cosby, Al Roker, Terrell Owens, Mohammed Barkley, Sean Jones, Keith Richards, Seal (as Mohinder Suresh), Seal (as the Tin Man from Dreamgirls), Thomas Bennett (as Henry Smith from Sesame Street), Eric Barkley, Leo Varadkare as He also appeared on female television shows, including Phylicia Rashd, Robin Antin, and Eva Longoria (as Gabrielle Solis on a Desperate Housewives parody).

Key & Peele, alongside his Mad TV castmate Jordan Peele, appeared in their own Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele, which ran for five seasons until September 9, 2015.

President Barack Obama unveiled Key & Peele as Luther, Obama's Anger Translator, one of the Key's characters from Key & Peele, at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Ethan Turner, the most well-known male character on Netflix's Friends from College, was about a group of Harvard University graduates and friends now living in New York City in their late 30s. He is an award-winning fiction writer who is urged to write for young adult fiction readers.

Key was one of the founders of Hamtramck, Michigan,'s Planet Ant Theatre, and he was a member of the Second City Detroit's mainstage cast before joining the Second City e.t.c. A theater in Chicago. Key co-founded the Detroit Creativity Project alongside Beth Hagenlocker, Marc Evan Jackson, Margaret Edwartowski, and Larry Joe Campbell. As a way to develop their communication skills, the Detroit Creativity Project teaches students in Detroit improvisation. Key performed with The 313, an improv group formed with other members of Second City Hollywood that appears around the country. The 313 is primarily made up of former Detroit residents and is designated for Detroit's area code.

In "Weird Al" Yankovic's "White & Nerdy" with Peele, he made a cameo. The Planet's Funniest Animals was also hosted on Animal Planet. Key hosted GSN's "Big Saturday Night" in 2009 and has co-starred in Gary Unmarried on CBS. On March 27 and July 24, 2010, Key was a panelist on the NPR comedy quiz show Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me... In several episodes of Reno 911, Key has appeared. He is described as the "Hypothetical Criminal."

On the front page and in a series of full-page comic book illustrations depicting The New York Times Magazine's article "Is Giving the Secret to Ahead?" On March 31, 2013. On the Times' website, a live-action video version was also included. In the horror-comedy Hell Baby, the main co-stars appear. Key is one of the original "fourth chair" performers on Whose Line Is It Anyway?

In addition to Key & Peele, he appeared in Playing House, a USA Network comedy series that premiered in April 2014.

Key played an FBI agent in the 2014 FX crime drama Fargo, together with Peele.

Key and Peele appeared in an episode of Epic Rap Battles of History, with Key and Peele playing Martin Luther King Jr. and Peele playing Mahatma Gandhi and Peele. With the "Muhammad Ali versus Michael Jordan" fight, the two returned to Epic Rap Battles of History, with Key portraying Jordan.

On the website for Halo 5: Guardians, Key was included in audio episodes about the Master Chief's origins as a fictional journalist and war photographer named Benjamin Giraud.

Key has appeared in many films, including 2014's Horrible Bosses 2, Let's Be Cops, and the animated The Lego Movie, as well as Pitch Perfect 2 and Tomorrowland in 2015. Key and Peele are currently filming on a full-length film for Universal Pictures.

The Washington Post and American Public Media have announced that Key is one of many hosts of the podcast Historically Black.

Murray, a lead actor in Hotel Transylvania 2, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation and Hotel Transformania: Transformania. In the first film, rapper CeeLo Green first introduced the character.

Key converted a "19-year detour into sketch comedy" for a Hamlet revival at New York's Public Theater in 2017, playing Horatio opposite Oscar Isaac in the title role. Key, a Shakespearean-trained actor, fulfilled his lifelong ambition to play Horatio and received raves for his work. Key's comedic abilities were on full display, according to Hollywood Reporter's David Rooney, "but his ease with the verse and stirring emotion [was] a revelation."

In The Star, the animated film based on Jesus' Nativity, the principal voice appeared. In Toy Story 4 and Kamari in The Lion King, he later went on to voice Ducky. In the live-action film version of Disney's Pinocchio and Toad's The Super Mario Bros. Movie from Illumination.

Key made his Broadway debut in Steve Martin's comedy Meteor Shower in 2017. On May 15, 2021, he appeared on Saturday Night Live for the first time.

Brain Games on National Geographic, the show's second season, was released on January 17, 2020.

He held an online gathering of the Jazz Foundation of America on May 14, 2020, to help the Jazz Foundation of America's emergency fund for COVID-19.


Pinocchio trailer puts a live-action spin on the iconic story starring Tom Hanks as Geppetto, August 25, 2022
With the new trailer for Disney's Pinocchio, a classic character and tale are brought to life in live action for the first time. In the live-action version of Carlo Collodi's 1883 book The Adventures of Pinocchio, Tom Hanksworth plays Geppetto, with Benjamin Evan Ainsworth voicing the title character. This much-anticipated adaptation, directed by Robert Zemeckis and co-written by Steve Zemeckis, which debuts on the Disney Plus streaming platform on September 8.

At the second night of the 2nd Annual HCA TV Awards, Lake Bell and Kaitlyn Dever stun as the lead actors, August 15, 2022
Lake Bell and Kaitlyn Dever were just two of the many talented celebrities on the second night of the 2nd Annual HCA Television Awards hosted at The Beverly Hilton. For her glamorous red carpet appearance, the Children's Hospital alum, Chris Rock, who is also a celebrity, turned heads in a fitted, strapless gown. Kaitlyn Dever, a Dopesick actor, also went black in a lace, one-shoulder gown. Melanie Lynskey, 45, was among the other Hollywood celebrities attending the award ceremony, including Melanie Lynskey, 45.
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