American actress Cheri Oteri
Biography

‘Saturday Night Live’ Actress Cheri Oteri Biography

The “Saturday Night Live” fans won’t have any difficulties in knowing Cheri Oteri, a major part of the cast from 1995 to 2000. She started as a comedian in a popular comedy group “The Groundlings” which gave her own identity to some extent. However, “Saturday Night Live” is undeniably the turning point of her career.

Apart from that, the Pennsylvania-born actress has worked in many other movies like “Scary Movie”(2000), “Liar Liar”(1997) and TV shows like “Hercules”(1998), “Seat Down, Shut Up”(2009) and many more.

What Is Cheri’s Age and Height?

Cheri Oteri was born on 19th September 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Cheryl Ann O’Teari. She is one among four children of Gaetano Thomas Oteri and Patricia Breen Oteri. Her siblings are Denise Oteri, Brian Oteri and Tommy Jr. Oteri. Talking more about her originality, she comes from Italian ancestry.

Cheri Oteri when she was a child, with a backgroung of Christmas decoration items.
Little Cheri Oteri. Source: [email protected]_oteri

Oteri spent her childhood in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, where she attended Archbishop Prendergast High School.

As of 2021, the American actress is 59 years old. Also, she stands 5 feet 2 inches tall(1.57 m).

Breakthrough From ‘Saturday Night Live‘- Career Journey & More!

The Scary actress moved to Los Angeles when she was 25 in search of better career opportunities. She worked for A & M Records in the promotion department for 4 years. Shortly after that, she joined one of the popular comedy groups of the time The Groundlings.

However, the 59-year-old actress had big things coming to her as one day producers of “Saturday Night Live” came to watch their show. The SNL producers were actually there to audition a cast member of “The Groundlings” Chris Kattan. Luckily, Oteri also happened to impress them by performing a monologue. Three members from their comedy group got chance to star in Saturday Night Live as Kattan, Cheri and Will Ferrell.

The actress-cum-comedian won the hearts and appreciations of audiences from her work in “Saturday Night Live”. She performed many roles during her appearance on the show from 1995-2000. Some of her major popular roles are Arianna, Rita DelVecchio, Mickey, Nadeen, Joy Lipton and so on.

Apart from Saturday Night Live, she made appearances on a number of other on-screen projects, totaling 24 film credits & 37 TV credits.

Among movies, “Liar Liar”(1997), “Love & Sex”(2000), “Scary Movie”(2000), “Park”(2006) are some of her most acclaimed works. Her most loved movie “Scary Movie” has featured many popular stars like Carmen Electra, Chris Elliott, the husband of Paula Niedert Elliott and so on. Likewise, she gained huge appreciation for her TV works in “Hercules”(1998), “Boston Legal”(2008), “Seat Down, Shut Up”(2009), “Big City Greens”(2019-2021) and many more, not to forget “Saturday Night Live”.

Is Cheri Oteri Dating Anyone? Boyfriend & Relationship?

The “Hercules” actress is open to the public regarding most of her personal life. Since she keeps her social media profiles updated very often, people can easily assume that she is not hiding any of her important personal events from the public.

Even though the “Saturday Night Live” star has aged gracefully, she has not opened anything about her love life. It seems that she is not into anyone to date. No report on her dating profile or boyfriend is out at the moment. She loves spending time with her niece and nephew as seen on her Instagram posts. Also, she is a dog person.

Cheri Oteri playing with her niece and nephew.
Oteri playing with her niece and nephew. Source: [email protected]_oteri

The 5 feet 2 inches tall actress actively raises her voice for social and environmental causes. She has remained vocal on LGBTQ rights too.

Net Worth Of Cheri Oteri In 2021

Now that the “Liar Liar” actress has been on her professional journey for more than 30 years, she has indeed achieved a lot of audiences and fame. With fame, she must have earned a remarkable amount of net worth as well.

Celebrity Net Worth estimates the net worth of Cheri Oteri about $2 million as of 2021. There’s no doubt on where she has achieved all this from- her career in the entertainment field.

Reportedly, the average salary for a comedian is $45,000 annually but for the likes of famous figures like Oteri, the payroll easily hikes to the 6-digit figure. Moreover, she earns a lot from voice-overs in many animated films along wither on-screen performances.

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