Wendi McLendon-Covey is an American actress best known for her role as Rita in the 2011 comedy film Bridesmaids, which earned her the MTV Movie Award for Best Show. She first gained fame as a member of The Groundlings, an improvisational comedy group in Los Angeles. Since appearing on the Reno 911! Sitcom, Wendi has appeared in numerous television series and films, including Rules of Engagement, The Goldbergs, The Single Moms Club, Blended and Think Like a Man Too.
Wendy Anne McLendon
Anniversary / Date of birth
Wendi McLendon-Covey was born October 10, 1969 in Bellflower, California, United States.
She is currently 48 years old.
Signal Hill, California, United States
Sign of the sun
She has Scottish and English ancestors.
Wendi attended Long Beach City College and Golden West College before graduating from California State University, Long Beach, with a B.A. in Liberal Studies and Creative Writing in 2000.
- Father – David Robert McLendon (former delivery driver of Coca-Cola)
- Mother – Carolyn (nee Lewis) (accountant)
- Brothers and sisters – A younger sister (therapist)
Wendi McLendon-Covey married Greg Covey in 1996. They live in Signal Hill, California.
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 172 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In kilograms – 58 kg
- In pounds – 128 lbs
- Measurements – 37-27-38
- Chest – 37 inches
- Cut – 27 inches
- hip – 38 inches
- Bra size – 34C
She is wearing a shoe size 8.5.
The size of the dress
Her dress size is 8 (US).
Wendi McLendon-Covey made her film debut in 205 as E! Anchor in the fantastic movie "Bewitched".
Beginning of television
Her first work as an actor was Lydia Mayhew in the comic television series Lovespring International, in which she was a regular series in 2006.
Her rendition of Rita in Bridesmaids, a hit comedy starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy and Ellie Kemper in 2011, has received several nominations for her work in the film and won the New York Film Critics Online Award. MTV Movie Award for Best Distribution and Best Performance.
Speaking of her work on television, Wendi has starred in many hit series such as Reno 911 !, Rules of Engagement, Rules of Engagement and American Dad!
Wendi McLendon-Covey Favorites
- Favorite band – Steely Dan
Wendi McLendon-Covey A Net Value
Wendi McLendon-Covey has a net worth of $ 5 million.
Social media Profiles
Some facts about Wendi McLendon-Covey
McLendon-Covey worked at a hotel in Anaheim before being enrolled in a weekend class for non-actors in The Groundlings. She then joined the group in 2002 and worked with them until 2009.
She also worked as a writer for the California State University's social work journal, while remaining a member of The Groundlings.
She was a spokesperson for the charity organization COPS 4 Causes.
She won the Commie Award at the Los Angeles Short Film Festival in 2011.
In January 2013, she joined the cast of the comedy series ABC The Goldbergs, as the main character. Her portrayal of the character received praise from critics and was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a humorous series in 2014.
McLendon-Covey practiced wiccan magic and smoked marijuana.