Aubrey Plaza is well-known as an American comedian and actress. She was on the principal cast of the NBC political satire sitcom Parks and Recreation where she played the role of April Ludgate.
The talented actress went on to star in several other movies and TV productions before landing her first lead role in the 2012 Sci-fi comedy Safety Not Guaranteed. She is on the main cast of the FX cable TV series Legion where she plays the recurring role of Lenny Busker.
Aubrey Plaza Biography, Age
Aubrey Christina Plaza was born on June 26, 1984, in Wilmington, Delaware. She was named after the 1972 single “Aubrey” by the pop-rock band Bread. Her father is originally from Puerto Rico and her mother is half-English and half-Irish.
Her mother Bernadette is a lawyer and her father David Plaza worked as a finance consultant. She was raised alongside two younger sisters named Renee and Natalie. Theirs was a highly dedicated Roman Catholic family.
Plaza had her elementary and high school education at Ursuline Academy in Wilmington, Delaware. She went on to become the president of her school’s student council and she graduated in 2002. She earned her early acting experience in the theatre productions of the Wilmington Drama League in her home community. In 2002, she received the Lions Club Wilmington Teen of the Year Award.
Prior to the official take-off of her professional acting career, Aubrey Plaza interned at a number of media corporations including the NBC Page Program. As an NBC page, she featured in a number of TV shows including the sketch comedy show 30 Rock (2006). She also interned in the art department of NBC’s late-night show Saturday Night Live. She later studied at the prestigious New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
Way back in 2004, Aubrey Plaza started performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, an improvisational theater located in Manhattan. She has also performed at several other comedy clubs across the US. In 2008, Plaza was featured in a high-profile prank tagged Mobile Desktop alongside the New York-based comedy group “Improv Everywhere”.
Plaza also featured in the web series The Jeannie Tate Show (2008). She went on to star in the 2009 comedy film Funny People alongside Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen. She also featured in the comedy films Mystery Team (2009) and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010).
From 2009 to 2015, Audrey Plaza portrayed the character April Ludgate in the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation. She delivered a brilliant portrayal of the character which is adjudged to be her breakout role. In 2011, she guest-starred in the sketch comedy series Portlandia. She equally made guest-appearances on the reality series The Next Food Network Star (2011) as well as the weekly podcast WTF with Marc Maron (2013).
Aubrey Plaza portrayed the lead character Darius in the Sci-fi comedy Safety Not Guaranteed alongside Mark Duplass and Kristen Bell. She equally starred in the lead role in the comedy horror film Life After Beth which premiered at the at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. She lent her voice to the titular character Grumpy Cat in the 2014 telefilm Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever.
Aubrey Plaza starred opposite Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Adam DeVine in the 2016 comedy film Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. Also in 2016, she made a guest appearance on the adult animation TV show HarmonQuest. She has appeared in a number of episodes on the long-running police procedural series Criminal Minds (2016–2017) playing the role of Cat Adams.
Who is her Husband or Boyfriend?
Getting married could be in Aubrey Plaza’s future plans, but in the mean time, that is yet to happen. Back in 2010, the beautiful actress came pretty close to tying the knot with fellow actor Michael Cera who was her co-star in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Their relationship lasted for a year and a half but they didn’t eventually make it all the way to the altar.
Presently, Aubrey Plaza is in a long-term relationship with Hollywood screenwriter and film director Jeff Baena. Their relationship dates back to 2011. In addition to a blissful love affair, the couple have worked together on a few occasions. Jeff Baena was the writer and director of the 2014 comedy horror film Life After Beth in which Aubrey Plaza starred in the lead role. The duo also worked together on the medieval comedy film The Little Hours (2017).
Thanks to her long-running acting career, Aubrey Plaza has accumulated quite an enviable fortune for herself. As a bonafide Hollywood celeb, the beautiful actress is also a beneficiary of a number of juicy endorsement deals one of which had her feature in a 2016 ad for Apple‘s iPhone 6s. Aubrey Plaza’s net worth is currently placed in the range of $3 million to $6 million.
Height and Body Measurements
The actress who has a bust size of 34 inches or 87 cm, a waist size of 25 inches or 63.5 cm with hips size of 36 inches or 91.5 cm stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm weighing a decent 55 kg or 121 lbs. For clothing apparels, she wears US dress size 2 or 32 for EU and US shoe size of 8 or EU size 41.