Fred Armisen Wife, Gay, Net Worth, Ethnicity

By Sachindra Karki | Updated On: 07 Aug, 2019
Fred Armisen Wife, Gay, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Fans of Saturday Night Live (SNL) might recognize the American actor and comedian Fred Armisen for his skits in the NBC show from 2002- 2013. He also has credits in The Dictator, The Smurfs to Los Espookys, and Out There.

Fred was also a drummer in 90s punk band Trenchmouth and even played drums for Blue Man Group's off-broadway Chicago Franchise.

Married/ Wife

The SNL star Fred was married to Sally Timms in 1998. Sally is a British actress and cinematographer known for comedy tv-series The Rudy and GoGo World Famous Cartoon Show, sci-fi-adventure animation Toonami: Trapped in Hyperspace and short-comedy Guide to Music and South by Southwest(1998).

However, the ship didn’t sail smooth for the couple, and they split in 2004. The pair did not clarify the reason for separation.

Fred got married for the second time with American actress Elisabeth Moss on 25 October 2009. Moss is known for her performance in AMC TV-drama Mad Men, sci-fi drama The Handmaid’s Tale and fantasy-drama The One Love(2014).

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Fred with his ex-wife Elisabeth (Photo:

In March 2014, his second wife Elisabeth opened up about her marriage with Fred with New York Magazine. She called the experience traumatic and horrible. Fred started fooling around and cheating on Moss just after few months of marriage.

They separated after just eight months of marriage; the pair finalized their divorce in May 2011.

Girlfriend/ Gay?

The SNL star started dating his co-star Abby Elliot after three months of his divorce with Elisabeth. The pair dated for over a period and separated from each other. Although they didn’t state how long the relationship lasted, the couple ended the relationship on mutual understanding.

After Elisabeth, he has been dating actress Natasha Lyonne since 2014. His girlfriend is a model, television and stage actress known for Will & Grace: Everyone Says I Love You, Slums of Beverly Hills, Scary Movie 2, Die, Mommie, Die and Blade Trinity.

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Fred with his girlfriend, Natasha Lyonne (Photo: Enews)

The SNL star seems to have found his the perfect one, as the pair have been heading strong with five years of highs and lows. The pair were recently spotted in 2019 Grammy Award red carpet. There's no doubt the bond between the couple has gotten stronger over the years, and they are cherishing their time together.

Apart from that, he was rumored to be gay due to spending lots of time with Bill Hader. However, they are just friends who have paired for iconic sketches like The Californians and New Jersey Gay Couple.

Net Worth

The American actor, musician, and producer Fred have a flourished career in the entertainment industry. From his featuring in SNL to acclaimed movies and series like Portlandia, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, he has attracted a mass fan following from his magnificent performance.

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With his prominence in the acting industry, Fred's net worth is estimated to be around $8 million.

Wiki, Bio, Height & Family

Fred was born on 4 December 1966 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi with the birth-name as Fereydun Robert Armisen. He possesses a mixed ethnicity (25% Korean, 25% German, and 50% Venezuelan). On physical features, Fred has a height of 1.74 m (5 feet 8 inch) with a slim build body.

He grew up with his parents Fereydun Herbert Armisen and Hildegard Armisen in New York. His father Fereydun was born in Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany to a German mother & a Korean father whereas, his mother Hildegard has her hometown in Venezuela.

His paternal grandfather, Ehara-Kuni was thought to be of Japanse origin known as choreographer, entertainer, and dancer who even performed in Nazi Germany during 1930s-1940s.