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Chelsea Peretti- Wife of Jordan Peele

Who is Chelsea Peretti?

Chelsea Peretti is, without a doubt, one of the most influential television personalities. She may be most well known for her performance on the show, but her talents go beyond acting. Writer, comedian, actress, songwriter, and singer Chelsea is an accomplished talent.

Gina, the fictional character from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, is responsible for Chelsea’s rise to fame. Most people know her as the self-assured, witty, slightly narcissist, and incredibly fascinating Gina Linetti from Brooklyn 99.

Additionally, in 2014, Peretti’s Twitter account was ranked 75th on Variety magazine’s ‘Ten Comics to Watch list.

Currently, Chelsea hosts podcasts about trending topics and interacts with callers on her podcast. She is also active on social media and is not shy about expressing her opinions.

Even though she gave birth to a son, Beaumont Gino Peele, in 2017, she didn’t let motherhood interfere with her career. 

A woman of outstanding accomplishments, she balances multiple professions while being a wonderful spouse and mother.

Let’s read the biography of Chelsea Peretti

Chelsea Peretti Biography
Chelsea Peretti Biography

Quick facts

Full nameChelsea Vanessa Peretti
NicknameChelsea
BirthdateFebruary 20, 1978
Age44 years old
Sun signPisces
TraitsPositive– Creative, empathetic, and generous
Negative– Closed off, impressionable, and overly emotional
BirthplaceOakland, California
Currently residingLos Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
ParentsAnthony Peretti (father),
Amanda Cherkin (mother)
GrandparentsGene Guy Peretti (paternal grandfather),
Barbara Claire King (paternal grandmother),
Arthur Cherkin (maternal grandfather),
Adina Mantchik (maternal grandmother)
SiblingsJonah Peretti,
(Two brothers and sister)
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJordan Peele
ChildrenBeaumont Gino Peele
EducationBernard College,
The College Preparatory School,
ProfessionComedian, actress, singer, and writer
Net WorthUSD 20 million
Social mediaInstagram
Twitter
Height5 ft 6 inches
EyesBlue
EthnicityItalian and Jewish descent

Childhood

Chelsea Venessa Peretti was born in Oakland, California, on February 20, 1978, to Anthony Peretti and Amanda Cherkin.

Chelsea Peretti young
Chelsea Peretti young

Chelsea is a gender-neutral name of British origin, meaning chalk landing place.

Her sun sign is Pisces. Pisces women are creative, empathetic, and generous; however, she is closed off, impressionable, and overly emotional.

Chelsea is a natural performer. From a very young age, she enjoyed performing in front of crowds, and by the middle of her school career, she was already writing and performing her scripts.

During an interview, Chelsea Peretti recalled watching the Eddie Murphy Show with her grandmother. As a result, she was fascinated by standup comedy.

Furthermore, Saturday Night Live stars such as Gilda Radner and Lucille Ball greatly influenced her. Watching them convinced her that she could also succeed as a female comedy.

Chelsea Peretti attended The College Preparatory School in Oakland. She moved to New York after graduating from school.

Chelsea peretti with her childhood friend Andy Samberg
Chelsea Peretti with her childhood friend Andy Samberg

In New York, she attended Barnard College in 1996. Chelsea and Andy Samberg graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in 2000. Later, they appeared together on Brooklyn 99 as detective Jake Peralta and Gina Linetti.

A funny and intelligent woman, Chelsea knows her stuff. She is professional and committed.

When she first moved to New York, she worked as a waitress to make a living. During her tough times, she got involved with a group named Variety SHAC. Through the group, she became friends with big names like Heather Lawless and Shonali Bhowmik. She even played in short movies with the group in 2004.

After that, she traveled to LA and soon started getting minor appearances on tv shows

Chelsea Peretti height is 5 ft 6 inches tall. This blue-eyed brunette loves staying authentic and natural.

Mrs. Jordan Peele loves spending time with her son, Beaumont Gino Peele. She is also a dog mom, and her adorable dog is quite the internet sensation. The fact that she is successful in her career and manages her personal life proves that women can multitask.

Chelsea Peretti parents

Amanda Cherkin (mother)

Chelsea Peretti with her mother
Chelsea Peretti with her mother

Amanda was born on February 12, 1950, in Oakland, California, to Arthur Cherkin and Adina Mantchik. She was a public school teacher.

Chelsea’s mother is of Jewish descent. She was polylingual and spoke Spanish, French, and Italian fluently.

Amanda Peretti passed away on March 22, 2009, at 59, in Oakland, California, from breast cancer.

Anthony Peretti (father)

Chelsea Peretti with his dad
Childhood photo of Chelsea Peretti with her dad

Anthony Peretti was born on May 23, 1949, to Gene Guy Peretti and Barbara Claire King in Oakland, California

Chelsea’s father passed away on June 23, 2018, due to unspecified causes.

Siblings

Founder of Buzzfeed and Hubpost with his celebrity sister
Chelsea with his brother Jonah Peretti

She has two brothers and a sister. She has a famous brother, Jonah Peretti, who co-founded The Huffington Post and Buzzfeed. I think it is safe to say that Chelsea adores her older brother and sees him as her inspirational model.

She shared her love for writing with her brother and also worked with him in The Huffington Post. He has a staggering net worth of USD 200 million. They both are very close and often attend events together.

Related: Jonah Peretti biography

Chelsea Peretti and Jordan Peele (Husband-wife)

Jordan Peele with his wife
Chelsea Peretti with husband Jordan Peele

Jordan Peele is a famous comedian and filmmaker. You may have seen him in a Comedy Central show called “Key & Peele” with Keegan-Michael Key.

Chelsea met Jordan on Twitter. They began dating in 2013 but managed to keep their first year extremely private. 

Chelsea’s childhood friend, Andy Samberg, from Brookly Nine-Nine, is believed to be the matchmaker. When he learned about Jordan’s attraction toward Chelsea, he was immediately on to it. 

Andy knew that they both were a perfect match for each other. So he said to other costars that Jordan was a good man and deserved a shot.

Jordan initiated the conversation with Chelsea. However, the couple did not make it official because they weren’t if it was just a fling thing.

November 2015 marked the couple’s engagement. So when the Peele couple announced their marriage in 2016, everyone was surprised. 

You may have seen the Instagram post where an adorable dog is dressed in a Hawaiian shirt next to a wedding ring & bouquet. 

In 2017, the young couple welcomed their beloved son Beaumont Gino Peele. 

Related: Read the biography of the husband of Chelsea Peretti

Beaumont Gino Peele (son)

Beaumont gino peele son of Jordan Peele
Beaumont gino peele son of Chelsea Peretti and Jordan Peele

Beaumont is the only child of the couple, Chelsea and Jordan Peretti. He was born on July 01, 2017. The couple has kept him away from the camera.

They never officially announced the birth of their son, Beaumont Gino Peele, and kept it a hush-hush. There are pictures of pregnant Chelsea, though, on Insta, the official date was never announced.

Related: Complete information on the son of Chelsea Peretti

Chelsea Peretti Career

Chelsea Peretti began her career with writing. She wrote for Playgirl, Details, Jest, and her brother’s online publication, The Huffington Post

She then moved to Los Angeles and started her acting career. She appeared on The Sarah Silverman Program, Louie, Kroll show, etc., and did a guest appearance in Lopez tonight.

Chelsea also worked as a story editor for Parks and Recreation’s fourth season. In addition, she made and produced a Netflix comedy special, “Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats,” in 2014.

Beaumont Gino Peele’s mother then caught our eye after she starred in the Brooklyn Nine-Nine show.

Chelsea was listed as “Top ten comedians to watch” in Variety in 2014. She also released an album, “Foams & Flotsam,” entirely based on her love for coffee. So if you are a coffee fan, too, this album is the one for you.

In 2020, she joined the world of podcasts with her show “Call Chelsea Peretti. “She was entertaining and hilarious while interacting with her fans. She shared many insights on love, motherhood, fame, etc., with her fans.

YearTypeTitleRoleAwards
2004TV SeriesComedy LabEugene’s friend
2006TV SeriesCheap Seats: Without Ron ParkerShonda
2007MovieTwisted FortuneRachel
2008Video GameGrand Theft Auto IVLori
2008-2013 TV Series The Smoking Gun Presents: World’s DumbestChelsea
2009TV SeriesBobby BottleserviceFarley
2009ShortUCB Comedy OriginalsChelsea
2009Web SeriesChelsea Peretti’s All My ExesChelsea Peretti
2010TV SeriesThe Sarah Silverman ProgramBecky
2010TV SeriesLouie Date
2011-2013TV SeriesFunny as HellStand-up comedian
2011-2015TV SeriesChina, ILCrystal Peppers. Kim Buckett, Leslie
2011ShortGuy TalkGirl
2012TV Series Parks and RecreationZeldaOFTA Television Award– Best Writing in a Comedy Series

Writers Guild of America– Nominee (2009)
2012TV Series The CoupleGigi
2012TV SeriesHell’s KitchenHerself
2013TV Series High School USA!Superintendent Andrea Kunssler
2013TV Series The Greatest Event in Television HistoryJackie Rush
2013 TV Series Saturday Night LiveWriter
2013-2019TV Series Brooklyn Nine-NineGina LinettiIGN Award– Best TV Ensemble (2013)

Screen Actors Guild Awards– Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2013)

American Comedy Award– Best Comedy Supporting Actress-TV (Nominee) (2014)
2013-2015TV Series Kroll ShowFarley / Kroll Solutions Employee
2013-2015TV Series Comedy Bang! Bang!Trey Booth? Delivery Woman
2014TV Series Key and PeeleArt Show Presenter
2014NetflixChelsea Peretti: One of the GreatsStand Up ComedyThe Webby Awards– Outstanding Comedic Performance
2015TV Series Gravity Falls Darlene
2015TV Series Drunk HistoryAnn Druyan
2016TV SeriesAnimalsAngela
2016MoviePopstar: Never Stop Never StoppingBrunette CMZ Reporter
2016TV SeriesBrad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio PeepioSpecial guest star
2016TV Series New Girl Gina Linetti
2016TV Series Bad Guys Mistress
2016TV SeriesRuPaul’s Drag RaceHerself
2016AnimationHarmon QuestDeepak Chopra
2016-2018TV Series Future-Worm!Ennuisha/mean little girl
2017TV SeriesGirlsChelsea
2017MovieTwisted FortuneRachel the Saucy SalesWoman
2017-2020TV SeriesBig MouthMonica Foreman-Greenwald/Cellsea/Diaphragm
2018TV Series Alone Together Tamra
2018MovieGame NightGlenda
2018TV Series Another periodReporter
2018-2019TV SeriesAmerican Dad!Angie/Dorothy
2019MovieSpinsterGaby
2019-2020ShortHarvey Girls Forever!Maria
2019-2020TV SeriesThe SimpsonsLauren/Piper
2019-2021TV seriesCrank YankersMiss Zoolander
2020-2021MovieThe PhotographSara Rodgers
2020Short movieOat MilkChelsea
2020TV SeriesSearch PartyPatsy Monahan
2020 MovieFriendsgivingClaire
2021TV Series The Great NorthLara Silverblatt
2021Movie Sing 2Suki

Controversies

Chelsea Peretti made the headlines when she announced that she would leave the Brooklyn Nine-Nine comedy series. So naturally, there were many theories and ideas about the reason for her leave.

Chelsea then decided to clear things up for us. She said that the decision wasn’t hers only. She talked about the future of her character Gina with producer Dan Goor and Andy Samberg.

Finally, after long years, they all decided it was the right time for Gina’s character to end.

The show made sure to give the most dramatic exit with an episode called” Four Movements.” You can see her dance skills in her last episode. Finally, Gina shows her dramatic character and gives proper goodbyes to her colleagues.

The net worth of Chelsea Peretti

Chelsea has had a successful career in all her professions, acting, comedy, and writing. She is still working actively, and things seem to be going great.

Her net worth stands at a staggering figure of USD 20 million.
It will undoubtedly change as she has much to achieve and grow her net worth.

Nevertheless, that is still an impressive amount of money. We are sure Chelsea lives a lavish life with her equally successful husband and beautiful son.

Social media

Instagram

Her Instagram account, under the name “Chelsanity,” has 1.75 million followers with 5,191 posts.

Her posts usually include photos of her, friends, and family. She also promotes her shows and projects on Instagram.

She is also vocal about her views on various social matters. She always stands up against injustice and supports people that need a voice.

She also loves sharing food-related posts these days and seems to love cooking. 

Twitter

She is also very famous on Twitter, with a huge fan following of 1.4 million.

Chelsea Peretti: Now

Chelsea is currently living her life happily with her husband and son. She is active on social media and posts a lot.
Her new animation movie, “Sing 2,” just got released. Also, she is hosting yet another standup comedy show on July 16, 2021, called “Chelsea Peretti and Friends.”

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