There are over a hundred thousand comedians working today and among them is the few females who have done well to single themselves out through hard work and dedication and today, we can confidently say that behind every great laugh is a greater and totally hilarious woman like Chelsea Peretti.
Born Chelsea Vanessa Peretti on February 20, 1978, the American comedian, actress, and writer has built her fame in the world of entertainment not just as a comedian but also as a well-known actress taking active roles in such TV series as Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the 2017 American adult animated sitcom Big Mouth. Her versatility has thus far helped her achieve success in different fields.
Chelsea Peretti’s Husband – Relationship with Jordan Peele
Peretti is actually not single. She is married to Jordan Peele who can be described as a male replica of herself. The American actor, writer, comedian and producer is a New York brought-up with a Black ethnicity, being the son of a white mother Lucinda Williams and a black father Robert. Although he was a college drop-out, Jordan has done quite well in building himself up as an American Celebrity through comedy and acting. He is best known for playing an FBI Agent in the first season of the FX anthology series Fargo which was released in 2014 and for his role in the American Comedy action Film Keanu which received favourable reviews from critics.
Chelsea met Peele in March 2013 and they began dating afterwards. Reports have it that the two met through an actor and comedian friend Andy Samberg who co-starred with Peretti in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and was her college classmate. Andy reportedly convinced the two about each other and arranged their meeting which led to their union.
The TV stars got engaged in November 2015 and on April 26, 2016, the couple announced that they were already married. Peretti’s wide-range fans took her for a joke when she announced on her Instagram that she had eloped with Peele and their dog was the witness but the reality came when Jordan later confirmed it on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” that he and Peretti were already married. The handsome comedian went further to explain that they had a secret wedding because he wasn’t a crowd oriented person and that he wouldn’t be comfortable with over two people. Peele and his wife, Peretti now has a son who was born on July 1, 2017 and they named him Beaumont Gino Peele.
Other Facts You Need To Know About Chelsea Peretti
Chelsea’s ethnicity and Family
Chelsea was born as Chelsea Vanessa Peretti in Contra Costa County, California. She was born to an Italian- American father who is a businessman and to a Jewish mother who is also a gardener. She has an older brother Jonah who is an established Internet Entrepreneur – co-founder of The Huffington Post and the founder of BuzzFeed. They were both raised in Oakland, California, United States of America.
She is a born performer
Chelsea began performing at an early age, making public speeches and even performing her own scripts. She started by creating short films with the comedy troupe Variety SHAC but she started appearing in films in 2007 when she moved with her family to Los Angeles. Her first appearance was in the flick Twisted Fortune which opened her up to star in several other shows like The Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest and in an episode of Louie, a 2010 FX comedy-drama TV series. Today, her collection of Comedy shows include Kroll Show as Farley, Comedy Lab as Eugene’s Friend, The Greatest Event in Television History as Jackie Rush and the animated comedy television series Animals where she voiced as Angela, and so on.
Since 2013 the comedy actress has been a series regular on Fox’s detective/police comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, playing Gina Linetti. She also had her own show on Netflix titled “Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats” which she began hosting in 2012. As a stand-up comedian, she has toured comedy clubs and theatres all over the country.
Chelsea is a born Writer as well
The California native is not just showing off her skills as a comedian, but as a writer also. After graduating from Barnard College in 2000, she engaged herself in writing for various magazines and publications such as the American Theatre Magazine, Jest, The Village Voice. She wrote six episodes of Parks and Recreation and worked as a writer in episodes of various shows like The Sarah Silverman Program and Louie.
During the 2018 Oscars Award, her husband Jordan publicly thanked her for her support during the writing process of his award-winning Screenplay for Get Out which talks about their family. He won the Best Original Screenplay for the play.
Chelsea’s Net worth and awards
Following her early engagement in the world of entertainment as a writer, actress and stand-up comedian, Chelsea has a net worth of $3 million dollars. Although her net worth is way below that of her husband which is about $12 Million, Chelsea’s diverse career for more than two decades has also earned her a number of awards including the Writers Guild Awards, Producers Guild Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Oscar — Best Writing award and the Independent Spirit Awards, among others. She has also been nominated for numerous awards such as the BAFTA Film- Best Original Screenplay Awards, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special award and Oscars — Best Achievement in Directing award.
Chelsea Peretti on Social Media platforms
Chelsea Peretti is such a big deal, that you might have heard of her before you even heard the name, Jordan Peele. Despite her busy schedules, Chelsea is still numbered among the most active celebrities on social media. Her activities on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are so overwhelming to the extent that she was in “The 75 Best Twitter Accounts of 2014”.