If you’re familiar with Dax Shepard’s widely-followed podcast, “Armchair Executive,” then you’ll have no hassle recalling the name Monica Padman, even if you may not quite catch the face. Monica Padman is an American actress who is best known for her work on the films, A Good Place, Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television, and CHIPS, but that hardly begins to describe this Georgia-born talent. Her incredibly successful career has also seen her at the helm of widely followed collaborative works, one of which is being a co-host and producer of the popular Armchair Expert podcast alongside, actor and comedian, Dax Shepard.
Monica Padman’s Biography
Monica Padman was born in the United States on May 28, 1989, to immigrant parents and grandparents who made landfall in the United States back in 1966. Together with her brother Neal Padman, she spent much of their formative years in the United States. Although not so much is publicly known about her childhood, early education, parents or what they did for a living, it is however known that she had a decent start in life, was given a college education and eventually made a path for herself when she relocated to Los Angeles after her graduating college.
Her goal was to go pursue her dream as an actress or at least a media personality. Though there are no details immediately available on her early days, one can only assume that she had her fair share of downhill experiences. Obviously from her success today, Monica Padman conquered those challenges.
Monica Padman’s acting career debuted with the role, Emma, in the 2010 TV series, Drop Dead Diva. Only four years later, she made another appearance in the TV series House of Lies and HelLA. She would go on to star as Becky in CHIPS (2017), and as Barista in Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (2017). Likewise, Padman starred as Eleanor-1 in the 2018 TV series The Good Place. The series also had the likes of D’Arcy Carden, Maya Rudolph, and Bambadjan Bamba on its cast.
Through sheer grit and the many other attitudes involved, Padman has qualified for and entered several creative partnerships with Kristen Bell and Veronica Mars, for Frozen and The Good Place, and Dax Shepherd on Parenthood, and Baby Mama. Plus, she works as a co-host and producer of the wildly-followed Armchair Expert podcast.
Armchair Expert is a weekly podcast hosted by American actor and comedian, Dax Shepard; it premiered on Valentine’s day of 2018. The show features interview sessions with celebrities, journalists, and academics mainly about “the messiness of being human.” The first of the podcast featured Shepard’s wife, Kristen Bell, as its first guest. In a little over a year, Armchair Expert has gone on to become one of the most popular and well-followed podcasts.
Beyond sitting in a fancy studio, Dax Shepard has taken the podcast to the outdoors; filming episodes in front of live audiences. Through it all, Monica Padman has been by his side. One of her primary roles is fact-checking him at the end of each two-hour episode.
Monica Padman isn’t one to hide from the spotlights, in early 2019, she was spotted as an attendee in Emmy’s Awards.
According to sources, Monica Padman’s net worth is estimated at $500,000. Plus she takes home an average salary of $100,000 annually. Much of these have come from her acting career, her collaborative stint, as well as the several commercials she appears in.
1. Man in Her Life
Monica Padman is neither married nor in a relationship, besides she’s quite tight-lipped about her private life, however, as of this writing, it is believed that she is single. Plus, her social media pages reveal no hints about her love life. She only shares professional pictures.
2. Height and Body Measurement
Monica Padman maintains a slim body build. She stands 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters) tall and weighs 110 lbs (50 kg). She has black hair and dark-brown eyes. Padman’s body measurements are not publicly known, as of this writing, but the beauty obviously has an hourglass body type.
3. Social Media Following
Padman is quite active on social media. Although she seems to be most active on Instagram where she has about 150k followers.