Chelsea Peretti is an American standup comedian who has really paid her dues in the entertainment industry since she joined over two decades ago. Most people who have read her books may choose to regard her as an author while many others would insist she’s an actress due to her great performance in the popular TV series, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. In all, she is one of the few ladies whose names echo sounds of greatness in the lucrative entertainment industry.
Chelsea Peretti Biography
Chelsea Peretti was born on February 20, 1978, in Contra Costa County, California, to a British-Italian father and a Jewish mother. She grew up in Oakland, California, alongside her 3 siblings – two brothers and a sister. Her older brother is Jonah Peretti, an internet entrepreneur who co-founded Buzzfeed and The Huffington Post.
Chelsea Peretti’s academic journey began at a local elementary school where she met Andy Samberg who was a classmate. From there, she proceeded to The College Preparatory School in Oakland before moving to New York in 1996, where she attended Barnard College but left in her junior year to study at Royal Holloway University.
She attained her current position with so much hard work and dedication to her craft. ln her early days, she started by writing scripts, performing them, making public speeches, and creating short films with the likes of Andrea Rosen, Heather Lawless, and Shonali Bhowmik who were members of a comedy troupe (Variety SHAC) that Chelsea formed in 2004.
Concerning her Television and movie career, she first made an appearance in 2004 in an episode of a tv series titled Comedy Lab. About 2 years later (in 2006), she made another appearance as Shonda in another tv series titled Cheap Seats. Her other television show appearances include Twisted Fortune (2007) Louie (2010), Comedy Central Presents (2011), Women Aren’t Funny (2014), Girls (2017), and American Dad (2018).
She has graced many podcasts as a guest including Doug loves Movies, How Did This Get Made? WTF with Marc Maron, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes and many more.
Her first appearance in Brooklyn Nine-Nine was in 2013, she went on to record a successful time with the American police television comedy sitcom, playing Gina Linetti. It was one of the shows that made her famous. As such, fans were quite displeased when she announced her departure from the series via her twitter handle in October 2018.
The talented entertainer has also exhibited her writing skills through several conventional books and publications. She wrote six episodes of a television show titled Parks and Recreation from 2011 through 2012.
For her contributions to the entertainment industry, she has been recognized and showered with accolades. She made the list of the Ten Comics to Watch as compiled by Variety Magazine in July 2010.
An excellent social media influencer, her twitter account was ranked #75 on The 75 Best Twitter Accounts of 2014. This is according to Paste – a monthly music and entertainment digital magazine. She has received the Writers Guild Award, Producers Guild Award, Oscar-BET Writing Award, and the Independent Spirit Awards.
Her Net Worth
Chelsea Peretti cannot be left out in the list of female entertainers who have made millions of dollars from showbiz. She has over the years carved out a niche for herself in the entertainment industry, doing stand-up comedy, writing, as well as acting. Her net worth has reflected her efforts in the industry as she is currently estimated to be worth $3 million.
Chelsea’s Baby and Husband – Jordan Peele
Chelsea Peretti’s beauty and personality are not just felt by her fans alone, Jordan Peele became besotted with her around 2013. They hit it off immediately as their chemistry was real.
By November of 2015, it was reported that Jordan Peele got engaged to her and thereafter, a joyful Chelsea Peretti shared their elopement on her Twitter page; this was on April 26, 2016. Jordan later confirmed their secret marriage in Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Jordan Peele is an American filmmaker, showrunner, and actor. His full birth name is Jordan Haworth Peele and he was born on February 21, 1979, in New York City. He attended Computer School in Manhattan, as well as Sarah Lawrence College where he spent just 2 years before he dropped to build a career in showbiz.
The couple has been enjoying a stable marriage without any rumor of infidelity or acrimony. With Jordan’s astonishing looks and commitment to his marriage, he is no doubt the best husband any woman can wish for.
Their union saw to the birth of Beaumont Gino Peele, they welcomed him on July 1, 2017.
Height and Weight
She currently weighs 55 kilograms (121.3 lb) and is 6 inches taller than 5 feet. (1.68 m).