Monica Keena is an American actress famous for her roles in movies like The Devil’s Advocate’, ‘Snow White: A Tale of Terror’, ‘Fifty Pills’, ‘Night of the Demons’, ’40 Days and Nights’ and ‘Aftermath. You might have also noticed her in the TV series Dawson’s Creek where she appeared as Abby Morgan. Keena has been in the industry for a long time now. This beautiful American actress is also known for her performance on HBO’s Entourage.
Keena is also a voice actress and it is something very few know about her. But like all the things that she has been doing, she is amazing at it too. She is best recognized for her voice in the animated sitcom Beavis and Butt-head. Let us now get to know more about this amazing actress.
Monica Keena: Early Life and Education
Monica Keena was born on the 28th of May, in 1979. The actress was born to Bill and Mary Keena in New York City as the youngest child. Her mother is a nurse while her father was a financial sales manager. She has an older sister who is named Samantha. Monica for the most part of her early life was raised by her grandmother and her mother. Looking at her family background, Monica is a White American actress.
For her education, Keena attended the Saint Ann’s School and she completed her primary education from that institution. Later at 13, she auditioned to get into the LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts. The school selected her for dramatic and vocal arts departments. Later she went to New York University for her further education and graduated from the very institution.
Monica Keena: Career
After getting into the LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, Keena made her debut in acting with a short film, ‘Burning Love’. She, however, made her professional debut through a TV series, ‘A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story’ in 1994. After making her mark in the industry, she was getting more roles in series like ‘First Daughter’ and ‘Law & Order.’
For her first movie appearance, Keena got a role in the 1995 movie While You Were Sleeping. Monica was constantly gaining fame and a lot of it was because of her and her movies appearing at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival.
2011 was an interesting year for Keena. She made her first ever appearance in the animated sitcom, ‘Beavis and Butt-head.’ Next, she made appearances in movies like The Ghost and the Whale which did not do too well in the Box-office but nevertheless, it was an important work for her.
Monica Keena: Personal Life
Monica Keena, throughout the years, has been together with several Hollywood stars. She dated Jonathan Brandis in 2000 but later she was involved with James DeBello. However, things did not work out for her. Later in 2001, Monica was engaged to the American actor and a punk rock musician Shane West. They were also together for the premiere of West’s movie, “Get Over It”. Sadly for the couple, things did not work out and they officially split up after dating for 2 years.
Besides her romantic life, Monica is a simple lady who enjoys spending time with her family and close friends. She also seems to enjoy watching television and her favorite shows are The Simpsons and Charmed. This creative lady also uses writing as her outlet and is pretty good at it.
Monica Keena: Net Worth and Social Media
Monica has been in the industry for over a decade now and is probably one of the most decorated faces in Hollywood. Because of her presence in the industry, she has been able to amass a massive sum of $500k. In more recent years, Keena has worked for series like Grey’s Anatomy alongside Amy Gumenick, Ghost Whisperer, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Law and Order.
Keena is also active on social media platforms. She goes by the handle monicakeena on Instagram where she has almost 4500 followers. Whereas you can find her under the handle @TheMonicaKeena where she has just over 1300 followers.