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7 Facts About Actor and Comic Extraordinaire- Chelsea Peretti: Departure from Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Personal Life

Shrijan Fri Jan 31 2020
7 Facts About Actor and Comic Extraordinaire- Chelsea Peretti: Departure from Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Personal Life

Chelsea Peretti, 41, is an American actress, comedian, and writer. Her comic genius was fully realized in the sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Although she has since departed from the hit comedy series, she left a lasting impression and cemented her legacy as a comic genius. She hasn't slowed down in her professional career, and juggles her professional career with playing homemaker to Jordan Peele and their son.

These are seven facts about Chelsea Peretti.

7. Tenured Star of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Peretti's flair and aptitude for comedy was fully realized in the police-procedural comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. She played Gina Linetti- seasons one through six- before departing from the series in October 2018.

Chelsea Peretti as Gina Linetti in Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Chelsea Peretti as Gina Linetti in Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Source: Zimbio

Despite her departure, her time on the show brought some absolute comedy gems with her cohorts that included Andy Samberg, Terry Crews, Andre Braugher, Melissa Fumero, and Joe Lo Truglio.  

6. Married Mother of a Son with Husband Jordan Peele

Peretti is one-half of comedy's "It couples" with her comedian husband, Jordan Peele. They started dating in 2013, and when Jordan proposed marriage in November 2015, Peretti said "Yes!"

Chelsea with husband Jordan Peele
Chelsea with husband Jordan Peele
Source: ABC News

Not ones to do things the conventional way, Peretti announced that she and Jordan had eloped and got married on April 26, 2016.

In 2017, the couple announced the birth of their son, Beaumont Gino Peele.

5. Elementary School Friends with Brooklyn Nine-Nine Co-Star Andy Samberg

When people say "childhood friends", they are often times being hyperbolic. Peretti can stake that claim literally of her friendship with Andy Samberg.

Peretti and Samberg attended the same elementary school together. In a serendipitous turn of events, they would rekindle their friendship years later on the set of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

4. She is a Highly Accomplished Comedian

Apart from being a tenured veteran on the screens, Chelsea is also a highly-respected comedian. 

Before she became a household name, Peretti was cutting her teeth in comedy clubs. 

Even after finding fame, she still pays homage to her roots, and finds time to perform comedy in gigs, festivals, and theatres all over the world.   

3. She has Written for Parks and Recreation, and Saturday Night Live 

Her extensive writing résumé boasts credits in such shows as Parks and Recreation and Saturday Night Live!

She has also lent her writing talent to other shows like The Sarah Silverman Program, Portlandia, and Kroll Show.

2. Sister of the Co-Founder of BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post

Chelsea was born on February 20, 1978. She is one of three siblings born to her parents, but she is not the only famous celebrity in her family.

Chelsea Peretti with brother Jonah Peretti
Chelsea Peretti with brother Jonah Peretti
Source: Elle

Her older brother, Jonah Peretti, is an entrepreneur who co-founded the online media and information outlets, BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post

1. Her Net Worth is $3 Million

Chelsea Peretti- the esteemed comedian and actress that she is- is worth $3 million, as of 2020. 

Even after departing her cushy job with Brooklyn Nine-Nine, she has rarely had a day-off, and has since pursued her true passion for comedy.

She also remains a prominent fixture on the screens, and her future projects include the upcoming movies The Photograph and Friendsgiving.

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