Laura Perlongo Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24.May.2017
Facts of Laura Perlongo
Date of Birth: 1986 , September-6
Age:31 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
NameLaura Perlongo
Birth Place/CityDetroit, Michigan, United States
ProfessionFreelance copywriter and photographer
Net Worth$500 thousands
Married toNew Schulman
ChildrenCleo James
EducationBoston University
AwardsShorty Award for Best in Parenting
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Laura Perlongo is a freelance copywriter and photographer who is currently engaged to an MTV Catfish host New Schulman. She is very popular on Instagram with a large number of followers. Laura has also worked as a staff writer for Haute Living Magazine.

Early Life and Education

Laura Perlongo was born on September 6, 1986, in Detroit, Michigan, the United States of America. She holds an American nationality and is from the white ethnic background.

Perlongo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commercial and Advertising Art from the Boston University. She is also a 2007 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University with the Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Psychology.


Laura Perlongo started her career as a travel writer for Party Earth in Netherlands in October 2009 and worked there until October 2010. She then moved to New York and served as a creative/ copywriter at the Mother New York for two years from October 2010 to September 2012.

Perlongo decided to continue her career in marketing and advertising and moved to the next company Sid Lee for the same position. Working for just a year, she transferred to a freelance company Mother New York and started working as a Senior Creative/ ACD. She worked with the company for three years until April 2016.

Laura Perlongo currently serves as a freelance creative, copywriter and photographer since April 2016 in New York and Los Angeles. He has also worked for the clients including Calvin Klein, Derek Lam, NBC, BBC, Stella Artois, Bloomberg and much more.

Personal Life

Laura Perlongo is engaged to Nev Schulman and has a child with him. They have married been for one and a half year since November 2015. The couple was engaged after seven months of dating in May 2016 just weeks after they announced that they were expecting their child.

Laura’s fiancé, Nev is an American producer, actor, photographer, and TV host known for presenting the MTV TV series Catfish.

Laura and New were engaged on May 26, 2016. They were blessed with a child, a daughter named Cleo James on October 21, 2016. Nev revealed the news of the birth of baby trough Instagram where he shared the photo and wrote:

IT’S A GIRL! ?? No words can capture the excitement and joy I feel about becoming a father. I am so in love with you @el_peego and thank you for giving me this incredible gift. You inspire and excite me every day. Big thanks to @arnold_daniel for his beautiful photos and @attndotcom for publishing our story.

The couple currently lives in Brooklyn and has been spending a good parenthood life. They have also given the sign of getting married soon but have not revealed the date yet.

 Net worth

Laura Perlongo’s net worth is still to be disclosed as she rose to fame recently after being engaged to Nev Schulman. However, the net worth of her fiancé, Nev is around $500 thousands.