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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Katie Keup

Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Blackberry Township resident Katie Keup, 25, was selling items from her business, Wiggle Waggles, during Swedish Days in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? North Aurora

Pets? Three schnauzers named Macaroni, Skylar and Nikkogator and a guinea pig named Renegade

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Marilyn Monroe

First job? Lifeguard

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be the CEO of a company. I’m getting close.

A book you’d recommend? “The Great Gatsby”

Favorite charity? The Kane County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit

What game show would you be on? “Wheel of Fortune”

Do you speak another language? Dutch

Favorite local restaurant? Villa Verone in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I stepped on Justin Timberlake’s foot when I was 11 years old at the B-96 Bash in Joliet. … My girlfriend’s dad got us backstage passes to go meet ‘N Sync, and I stepped right on his foot and almost fell on top of him while my friend almost crushed Chris Kirkpatrick.

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