Talented actress Vanessa Polster Bayer professionally known by the name of Vanessa Bayer. She is also a comedian. Presently, Bayer is best known for her comedy performance in the television show. The television show is called Saturday Night Live. Since 2010, Vanessa has been a part of the show’s cast. She still is acting as the various characters on it.
For her performance in the show, the actress also got nominated for numerous awards. Similarly, in 2013, she also made her debut as a voice actor. Similarly, in the year, she played the voice of a flight attendant for animation film Despicable Me 2.
Apart from that, the actress cum comedian has a huge fan base. She is also highly admired for her acting skills.
Vanessa Polster Bayer was born to father Todd Bayer and mother Carolyn Bayer on 14th November 1981 in Ohio of USA. Also, she was born in Cleveland (suburb) of Ohio. Furthermore, she was raised as a Jewish. She also has a brother named Jonah who is a musician.
Meanwhile, Bayer graduated her high school from Orange High School in the year 2000. Later in 2004, she attended the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated from there with a degree in French and communication.
Initially, Byer had no interest to become an actress despite her interest in acting. However, later she started out as an intern for Sesame Street. Also, she was an intern in Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Moreover, it was during her college days.
As an actress
Apart from her internship in different shows. Vanessa made a debut in acting in 2009. It was through 2009’s film Off the Cuff. In the movie, she portrayed Kate Clark.
Later she got cast in Saturday Night Live. She is still on the show, and she portrays various characters. Her performance in the show is one of her most well-known work.
In the year 2011, Vanessa made an appearance in an episode of I Wanna Have Your Baby. She portrayed Connie in the series. Later in 2012, she made an appearance as Chip’s wife in Sugarboy.
In 2011, Bayer also appeared as a minor character in Adventures in the Sin Bin. Next year, she played the voice of a flight attendant for animation film Despicable Me 2.
Vanessa has appeared in numerous films in the past years as Nikki in Trainwreck. She also appeared as Tara and Allison in 2016’s Carrie Pilby and Office Christmas Party
In the case of television, from 2014 to 2015, she also portrayed the different character in Portlandi. Recently in 2016, she appeared in an episode of Modern Family as Marjorie. She appeared in Drunk History as Carrie Nation too in the same interval of time.
Presently, the actress is working in the post production of The Polka King. The movie will release in 2017.
Nominations and Awards
Actress Vanessa Bayer has not been able to earn an award till date. But, in 2014, she earned a nomination for an American Comedy Award. In the same year, the actress also got nominated for an Online Film & Television Association Award.
In 2015, she got nominated for another Online Film & Television Association Award.
Furthermore, all three nominations were for her performance on Saturday Night Live.
|Name||Vanessa Polster Bayer|
|Birthdate||1981, November 14|
|Birth Place||Ohio, USA|
|Mother’s Name||Carolyn Bayer|
|Father’s Name||Todd Bayer|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
Relationship and Marriage
Bayer is among the actors who like to keep their personal life confidential. However, the actress is not yet married. And it is obvious that she does not have any child. But it is unknown if she is dating someone.
At the age of 15, Vanessa got diagnosed with leukemia. She is currently okay. However, she mentioned that fighting the disease made her funnier.
Actress Vanessa Bayer’s fan following on Instagram is 168 thousand. She also has 141 thousand followers on her Twitter.
Bayer’s net worth is $1 million (estimated). Also, her source of the income is through acting and stand-up comedy.
Meanwhile, actress Venessa likes to keep her life very secretive. She also tries to stay away from controversies. So, there are not many rumors about the star available.