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Meet Maya Rudolph Parents: Minnie Riperton & Richard Rudolph? Her Details Exposed

This article will discuss celebrity Maya Rudolph’s parents, followed by her kids and family. Stay with us to know more about the American actress.

Maya Khabira Rudolph is a versatile actress from the United States. Her talent is not only limited to acting but singing and dancing as well.

The actress has been a part of Saturday Night Live since 2020. She has since appeared in films such as A Prairie Home Companion, Idiocracy and 50 First Dates.

Rudolph performed in films such as Grown Ups Bridesmaids, Grown Ups 2, Inherent Vice, Sisters, CHiPs, Life of the Party, and Wine Country after leaving Saturday Night Live in 2007.

Her voice work may be heard in the animated films Shrek the Third (2007), Big Hero 6 (2014), The Angry Birds Movie (2016), The Emoji Movie (2017), and The Angry Birds Movie 2.

Maya followed in her mother’s footsteps and began creating characters in the local theatre during her youth.

She has done singing, acting, and voice-over during her career. She not only plays the piano but also plays the ukulele.

She had wanted to [erform on ‘Saturday Night Live’ from when she was five years of age. She finally got to perform in 2000.

Who Are Maya Rudolph Parents: Minnie Riperton & Richard Rudolph?

Maya Rudolph parents are as famous as Maya herself.

Her father, Richard Rudolph, is the son of Muriel Eileen (Neufeld) Rudolph and Sidney J. Rudolph.

Maya career as a record producer began with his collaboration with Stevie Wonder on Minnie Riperton’s second album, Perfect Angel.

This album included the song “Lovin’ You,” written by Rudolph and Minnie Riperton, which became a No. 1 hit throughout the world and is the most played song of all time.

Meanwhile, her mother Minnie Riperton was an American singer-songwriter best known for her four-octave D3 to F#7 coloratura soprano range and her 1975 single “Lovin’ You.”

She is mainly known as the “queen of the whistle” by the media.

Riperton was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 1976 and passed away on July 12, 1979.

Maya Rudolph Kids Exposed

Maya Rudolph and her partner Paul Thomas Anderson have given birth to four kids.

Pearl Minnie, born in October 2005, is the oldest, Lucille, born in November 2009, in the middle, and Minnie Ida, born in August 2013, is the youngest daughter.

They have a son named Jack together, who was born in July 2011.

Maya and Paul are in a live-in relationship.