She succeeded Jimmy Fallon (who left after season 29) as Tina Fey's co-anchor of Saturday Night Live (1975)'s Weekend Update sketch and making it the first all-female team beginning on the 30th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live (1975).
She is an alumnus of the famous Improv Olympic, along with actors Vince Vaughn, the late Chris Farley, Ossie Beck, Tina Fey, Mike Myers and Adam McKay.
Her father has German, Irish, Portuguese, and English ancestry, and her mother has Irish ancestry.
Favorite baseball team is the Boston Red Sox.
Returned to work two months after giving birth to her son Abel in order to resume presenting Saturday Night Live (1975).