Chelsea Vanessa Peretti is an American comedian, actress, and writer best known for her portrayal as Gina Linetti in the police comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Early Life And Education Of Chelsea Peretti
Chelsea Vanessa Peretti is an American writer/actress and a stand-up comedian who was born on the 20th of February, 1978. She was born as one of the two children born to an Italian- American businessman while her mother was a gardener, who was from Poland and lived in America after marriage.
Her parents happened to meet during one of her father’s business travels to Eastern Europe. She and her elder brother Jonah (who is a big Internet Entrepreneur) were raised at their place in Oakland, California, United States of America. As a child, she attended The College Preparatory School, in Oakland before moving to New York right after her graduation.
A born performer, she started to speak in front of people from an early age and by mid-school, had already started to perform on her own scripts. After moving to New York, she attended the Barnard College in 1996.
With a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, she graduated in the year 2000 alongside her cla s smate actor Andy Samberg, Peretti is an American citizen born and bred; although her parents had mixed backgrounds.
She belongs to a white ethnicity and although her parents had differences in religious backgrounds, she is a follower of Christianity. Her mother was a Jew while her father was a Protestant.
Chelsea Peretti's Career
Chelsea has a gift for writing; be it smaller or larger scripts. She has successfully written for various TV series like Jest, American Theatre Magazine, The Village Voice, Details, and Playgirl and also for the online publications for The Huffington Post. But not all the success came to her so early.
She had her struggling days in New York when she even worked as a waitress to feed herself. During such time, she got involved with a tour group named Variety SHAC; with performers like Heather Lawless and Shonali Bhowmik.
She got involved with the group in 2004 and started making short movies for a year or so. Then she traveled back to Los Angeles, and soon was seen on TV, appearing in shows like TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest, Tosh.0, The Sarah Silverman Program and Louie and gained a ma s sive popularity in her hometown.
She made it into the "Ten Comics to Watch in 2010" episode of Variety magazine. Apart from magazines and TV shows, Chelsea has also appeared on live shows The Lavender Hour, The Bone Zone with Brendon Walsh, Doug Loves Movies, How Did This Get Made?, The Todd Gla s s Show, Comedy Bang Bang and You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes.
With so much experience and knowledge about running a podcast show, she came up with one herself named the Call Chelsea Peretti, which she launched in the October of 2012. Then in 2013, she made her first TV appearance in FOX TV’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, where she played the role of Gina Linetti. She was also seen playing different roles in Kroll Show.
Chelsea Peretti's Net Worth And Salary
Chelsea Peretti's net worth is $3 million at present. She has earned a decent amount of salary from her career.
She had an estimated net worth of about $5 million USD in the past, she has a wide fan following on social media sites.
Chelsea Peretti's Personal Life
Regarding her personal life, she has been married to her long friend, actor Jordan Peele. The couple who started dating back in 2013 tied the knot in 2016. They were introduced by mutual friend Andy Samberg and became engaged in November 2015.
The pair is still together and no signs of any bump are seen in their smooth relationship. There is not much information regarding her past affairs and relationships. They have a son named Beaumont Gino Peele, born on July 1, 2017.
by sanjeet, 20 May, 2015