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Who Is ‘Pitch Perfect’ Actress Kay Cannon? Is She Still Married? Know Her Net Worth & Career

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Kay Cannon is a successful screenwriter. However, her versatility is not only limited to screenwriting as she is an actress and producer too. Kay is best known for her Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2, and Pitch Perfect 3.

Who Is Kay Cannon?

All-rounder Kay Cannon is a screenwriter, actress, and producer. Forty-seven-year-old Kay was born on 22 August 1974 in Illinois, the USA, and her birth name is Kathryn Ellen Cannon.

Regarding her physical appearance, Kay stands at the height of 5 feet and 4 inches tall or 1.63 m and weighs around 52 kg.

She graduated from Reed-Custer High School and completed her BA in Theatre from Lewis University. Later enrolled at the same university for her MA in Education.

She is three times winner of the Writers Guild of America Awards and has been nominated three times for Primetime Emmy Awards.

Who Are Kay Cannon’s Parents?

Kay Cannon was born to her parents, the father is John M. Cannon, and her mother is Rosemary Cannon. She has six siblings, four brothers and two sisters. Kay Cannon’s brothers are Paul Cannon, Vince Cannon, Matt Cannon, and Luke Cannon. Meanwhile, her sisters are Stacie Cannon and Mary Cannon.

Who Is Kay Cannon’s Previously Married Husband?

Kay Cannon was married to ex-husband Jason Sudeikis from 2004 to 2010. Forty-nine years old Jason Sudeikis is a TV and movie star. He is best known for movies like “We’re the Millers,” “Horrible Bosses,” and “Hall Pass.” Also, Jason Sudeikis lends his voice to the lead character in “The Angry Birds” and the sequel.

Kay Cannon and Jason Sudeikis tied the knot in 2004, after 5 years of dating from 1999. They first met while doing improv in Chicago.

In 2008, Kay Cannon and ex-husband Jason Sudeikis separated. However, it was the year 2010 when their divorce was finalized.

What Was The Reason Behind Kay Cannon And Jason Sudeikis Divorce?

Recently, Jason Sudeikis revealed the reason behind his separation from Kay Cannon to GQ’s August 2021 issue. Jason Sudeikis shares that work commitment and distance are the real culprit behind the ex-couple separation.

Jason has to move to New York City for his work as a writer for “Saturday Night Live.” While Kay was living in Las Vegas for her “Girlboss,.” Living in a different place starts to create a drift between ex-couples, ultimately leading to separation and divorce. 

Is Kay Cannon Still Married?

Kay Cannon is still married, as she has married twice. Though her first marriage with Jason Sudeikis could not last long, she found love again in her current husband, Eben Russell. 

Eben Russell is a comedy writer with whom Kay Cannon tied the knot in 2012. The wedding ceremony was low-key. Kay Cannon and Eben Russell married after 2 years of dating. The couple had a daughter together named Evelyn Rose “Leni” Russell in October 2013.

Kay shared a post on 1 January 2021 on Instagram where she captioned about celebrating their 9th wedding anniversary. Also, she writes about how much she loves Eben, expresses her feelings and so much love towards him.

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Kay Cannon shared the news of her motherhood through Instagram on 13 October 2013, where she posted,

“I finally pooped out a baby”.

Her daughter Evelyn is now 8 years old in 2021.

How Much Is Kay Cannon’s Net Worth?

American screenwriter Kay Cannon has an estimated net worth of $10 million which she earned from the film industry.

Meanwhile, Kay Cannon’s ex-husband Jason Sudeikis’s net worth is $25 million.

Career/Movies And Tv Series

Kay Cannon, best known for Pitch Perfect and its sequels as a screenwriter, also worked on NBC’s 30 Rock and the Netflix Original Series “Girlboss.” She was the co-executive producer and a writer for the TV series New Girl. Also, Kay Cannon co-produced the movie “Baby Mama” in 2008. 

She worked as a screenwriter for Pitch Perfect in 2012. In 2015 she wrote and co-produced Pitch Perfect 2

She made her directorial debut on 6 April 2018 with Blockers. Blockers was co-written by Jim Kehoe, Hayden Schlossberg, Jon Hurwitz, and Eben Russell.

Today, Kay is a successful writer, but it would have been way more challenging if actress Tina Fey had helped her out. Tina Fey assists Kay in getting her foot on the first rung of the ladder to begin her journey. They met when Kay was performing around Chicago.