Vanessa Bayer Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Vanessa Polster Bayer was born on the 14th November 1981, in Orange, Ohio USA, and is an actress and comedian best known to the world from her appearances in the popular “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) over the last seven years, among many other appearances.

Have you ever wondered how rich Vanessa Bayer is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources it has been estimated that Bayer’s net worth is as high as $1 million, earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry since 2009.

Vanessa Bayer Net Worth $1 Million

Vanessa was a daughter of Todd Bayer and Carolyn (née Polster), who were Reform Jewish adherents. She battled leukemia when she was 15 and successfully defeated illness. Vanessa went to Orange High School from which she matriculated in 2000, following which she enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania, subsequently graduating with a degree in communications and the French language in 2004.
While in college, Vanessa started an internship on such TV shows as “Sesame Street” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, while she was also a part of the comedy group Bloomers. Also, she had a part in the Second City musical “Jewsical: The Musical”, the cast of which was assembled from only Jewish people, important as it was a satirical look at Jewish beliefs.

Her screen debut came in 2009 in the comedy “Off the Cuff”, and soon enough was brought onto the set of “SNL”, firstly as a featured player, but later she was promoted to the regular cast. Since 2012 she has appeared in 149 episodes of the show, which significantly increased her net worth, and her popularity as well. On the show, Vanessa has impersonated numerous celebrities, including Miley Cyrus, among others, while also creating her own characters such as Laura Parsons, Miss Meadows and Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy, among others.

Apart from SNL, Vanessa has had several other engagements, including a role in the comedy “Adventures in the Sin Bin” (2012), then voice role in the Academy Award- nominated animated comedy “Despicable Me 2” in 2013, while the same year she also started portraying Janessa Slater in the TV series “Sound Advice” (2013-2015). In 2015 she had a supporting role in the Golden Globe Award- nominated romantic comedy “Trainwreck”, starring Amy Schumer, Bill Hader and Brie Larson. Most recently Vanessa featured in the films “Carrie Pilby” (2016), and “Office Christmas Party” (2016), which have also improved her wealth.

Regarding her personal life, little is known about her relationships since she tends to keep her love life as secretive as she can.

Vanessa is known for her philanthropic activities; she remained a part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation since battling leukemia and has helped in a great way the organization itself and children with her past experience, in numerous fundraising events.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 14, 1981
Birth place: Orange, Ohio, United States
Height:1.68 m
Education:University of Pennsylvania, Orange High School
Parents:Todd Bayer, Carolyn Bayer
Siblings:Jonah Bayer
TV shows:The Polka King, Office Christmas Party, Carrie Pilby, Trainwreck, Despicable Me 2, Saturday Night Live


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Female Performance in a Fiction ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)
2014American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USABest Comedy Supporting Actress - TVSaturday Night Live (1975)
2014OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Female Performance in a Fiction ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)




Carrie Pilby2016pre-productionTara
Saturday Night Live2010-2015TV SeriesVarious / Miley Cyrus / Brecky / ...
The Awesomes2015TV SeriesDr. Jill Stein-Awesome-Kaplan
Portlandia2014-2015TV SeriesSpeaker System Customer / Wife / Bank Clerk
Man Seeking Woman2015TV SeriesLaura Ferber
Comedy Bang! Bang!2014TV SeriesSusan Armhold
TripTank2014TV SeriesCheryl / Baby Momma
Wallykazam!2014TV SeriesRockelle
The Mindy Project2013TV SeriesMary
Sound Advice2013TV SeriesJanessa Slater - Host
Despicable Me 22013Flight Attendant (voice)
Sugarboy2012TV Mini-Series shortChip's Wife
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday2012TV SeriesVoter / Gretchen Carlson / Woman
Adventures in the Sin Bin2012Superdawg Waitress
I Wanna Have Your Baby2011TV SeriesCorrine
Stages of Emily2010ShortJocelyn
Off the Cuff2009Kate Clark



Saturday Night Live2011-2013TV Series performer - 8 episodes



Late Night with Seth Meyers2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHerself
Today2015TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special2015TV SpecialHerself
Conan2014TV SeriesHerself
The Chris Gethard Show: Public Access2013TV SeriesHerself
Watch What Happens: Live2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

An SNL Valentine2015TV SpecialDaisy Rose / Various
Saturday Night Live: Christmas Special2014TV SpecialVarious
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving Special2014TV MovieRosa / Elise
Saturday Night Live Presents SNL Shorts2014TV MovieSnow White / Margaret Thatcher / Various (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season2014TV MovieShoshanna Shapiro / Kourtney Kardashian / Veronica / ... (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving2013TV MovieRosa (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Halloween2013TV MovieShelley (uncredited)

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