Raising kids as a working mom is something that’s not everyone’s cup of tea. However, the Saturday Night Live star, Maya Rudolph has four kids and is still a maestro in her red-hot career.
Maya, who believes that having a big career and a big family is something that we just do one day at a time, is a ‘super mom’ and a loving wife to her partner whom she hasn’t yet tied the knot.
Maya Rudolph Married, Partner
The veteran comedienne, Maya Rudolph, has been relishing love life with her longtime partner, Paul Thomas Anderson, since 2001. Paul is a renowned American filmmaker whose films have been nominated for 25 Academy Awards
Regarded as one of Hollywood’s most understated power couples, Maya and Paul never officially got married but prefer to call each other husband and wife.
Maya Rudolph with her husband, Paul Thomas Anderson, at 2018 Oscars red carpet. (Photo Credit: people.com)
During an interview with The New York Times in September 2018, Maya opened up about the reason why she began addressing Paul as her ‘husband.’ She recalled her conversation with maître d’ who told her about a man who called himself “the unofficial mayor of the Valley.” She then quickly responded saying, “I hope it wasn’t my husband.”
Maya referred Anderson as her boyfriend for eight years and decided to call him her husband after they welcomed their first daughter in 2009. According to her, she likes to call her partner as her husband because she believes that people know what that means. She says,
“It means he’s the father of my child, and I live with him, and we are a couple, and we are not going anywhere.”
The couple together has four kids. They have three daughters; Pearl Minnie (born on 15 October 2005), Lucille Anderson (born on 6 November 2009), Minnie Ida (born on 1st August 2013) and a son named Jack (born on 3 July 2011).
Maya Rudolph was born in 1972 in Gainesville, Fla. She was born to songwriter and producer father, Richard Rudolph, and mother, Minnie Riperton, who is a famed soul soprano. Her mother died of cancer in the year 1979. She lost her mom when she was just at the age of 7.
She likes to call her parents ‘hippies.’ Maya possesses a mixed ethnicity. Maya has one brother named Marc as her sibling. She attended Crossroads School from where she graduated in the year 1990. Maya then joined the University of California, Santa Cruz, for her further education. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in photography from Porter College in 1995.
She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1. 7 m).
Earnings & Net Worth
Also a popular actress, Maya, has assembled an amazing net worth from her career. Her estimated net worth is $10 million. Similarly, her husband Paul Thomas Anderson has a whopping net worth of $70 million.
Currently, she can be seen in Big Mouth and The Good Place. Her recent acting credits include Forever, The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience, Wine Country, The Angry Birds Movie 2 (voice), and Bless the Harts.