There are people who are super talented, they are a jack of all trades when it comes to the arts, and master them all, the Hollywood actress Kate Micucci is one of those great talents who have proven their skills not only in acting but also in singing. She is one half of Garfunkel and Oates – a musical-comedy duo, interestingly enough Kate was able to run independently and at the same time together; when I say together, I am talking about her ability to use her musical skills/talents to advance her acting career.
Some of her popular acting roles include Lucy in The Big Bang Theory, Shelley in Raising Hope, Sadie in Steven Universe, Stephanie Gooch in Scrubs, Sara Murphy in Milo Murphy’s Law, and many others. She has also worked as a voice actress and appeared in popular advertising campaigns such as Bart Got a Room with William H. Macy, where she played the ukulele. Check out these other exciting facts about this amazing, multi-talented Hollywood actress, but first, we will learn more about her background.
Who is Kate Micucci?
Kate was born on March 31, 1980, in Jersey City, New Jersey, and grew up in Nazareth, Pennsylvania – the Lehigh Valley region of the state. She attended Nazareth Area High School, which she graduated from in 1998. She received an A.A. in Fine Arts from Keystone College, La Plume, Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in Studio Arts from Loyola Marymount University, L.A.
Since her childhood, she has always been involved in the arts. Kate revealed in an interview that what she does now is no different from what she has been doing since childhood. When she was four years old, her mother taught her classical piano playing, and that she acted a lot at home when she was a child; “at my house we used to play theater and make movies in the garden,” she said. As a child, Micucci also drew and painted.
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Her
Kate Micucci has appeared in TV commercials, series, and films. She played Toni the Barista in “Four Kings”, which was aired briefly on NBC in 2006. She has also appeared in several other films including How I Met Your Mother, Malcolm in the Middle, Campus Ladies, Cory in the House, Til Death, Raising Hopes, and Scrubs. She appeared in five episodes of Scrubs and played Stephanie Gooch, the ukulele player with whom Ted Buckland began a relationship.
She also appeared in the dark comedy television series Weeds, where she played a lightly sedated waitress, and in several episodes of the HBO series Bored to Death. She played a recurring role as shy Lucy in the sitcom “The Big Bang Theory”. In 2016, she starred in the first season of the comedy-drama series Netflix, Easy alongside Malin Akerman and Orlando Bloom.
Her films include the role of Susan in the comedy-drama film The Last Hurrah of 2009, the role of Abby in Bart Got a Room, and the role of Beth’s coworker and friend, Stacey, in the romantic comedy When in Rome. In 2015, she sang Velma Dinkley in the Warner Bros. TV animated series Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! Kate also lent her voice in the animated series Adventure Time and sang Julie Kane in the Disney XD animated series Motorcity. She also sang Sadie’s recurring character(s) in the Steven Universe series by Cartoon Network and also portrayed “Lily the IT girl” in Elevator.
Music and Comedy Career
Kate Micucci has not done badly as a singer/songwriter; she is one half of Garfunkel and Oates – a musical comedy duo. In early 2009 Kate Micucci released a 5-track EP called Songs. She performed one of her songs “Mr. Moon” in the Scrubs. In 2011 she started performing “Playin’ with Micucci” at the Steve Allen Theater, Hollywood Boulevard, every third Monday of the month.
Micucci also performed with the ukulele alongside William H. Macy to promote the DVD release of the movie Bart Got a Room. The video was widely viewed and circulated online in the Huffington Post and on YouTube.
Kate Micucci has also appeared as a guest juror in the reality contest series King of the Nerds. Did I mention that she is also a comedian? Oh yes, she is, in 2009 she was named number 1 comedian by G4TV.
Her Net Worth
Micucci is currently not one of the richest in the industry, but with the way it is developing, it will certainly make the list in a few years. Her current net worth is estimated at half a million dollars ($500,000).
Is She Married, Who is Her Husband?
The versatile actress is currently married to Jake Sinclair – a Grammy-nominated musician and record producer. They walked down the aisle in February 2018. Kate and Jake live between L.A. and New York. They have no children yet but live together with their dog Claire.