Congratulations to Kenan Thompson! The actor/comedian will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
According to reports, Thompson will be honored with the 2,728th star on August 11th and it will be placed next to the creator of Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels.
Ana Martinez, Walk of Fame producer said in a statement, “Kenan Thompson is the voice of a generation. From Kenan and Kel to Saturday Night Live, Kenan has been making folks laugh for nearly 30 years.”
She continued, “In celebration of his upcoming 20th anniversary on SNL, we thought it would be fitting to place Kenan’s star next to the star of the man who gave him his job, Lorne Michaels.”
Thompson reacted to the news on his Instagram page. “Woke up this morning to incredible news!! I’m getting a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame!!!! Shout to the entire class of 2022!!! I’m completely humbled by this news!!! Thank you so very much to everyone who has enjoyed my work for the last almost 30 yrs!!”