Jenny Slate is known as an American actress, comedian and author. She is most famous for her quirky rich girl role as Mona-Lisa Saperstein on the popular NBC comedy sitcom, Parks and Recreation
Jenny Slate was born as Jenny Sarah Slate on March 25 1982 in Milton, Massachusetts. She is the little girl of Ron Slate, an artist and author and Nancy Slate, a ceramist. She is the second of three children. She has an older sister named Abigail and a more youthful sister named Stacey. She was brought up in a Jewish family is of Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.
For her education, she went to Milton Academy. From that point onward, she studied writing at Columbia University and graduated in 2004. During her time at the college, she helped to establish the comedy improve group called Fruit Paunch.
Jenny Slate started her entertainment career as a comic in 2005. She met Gabe Liedman at college and he turned into Jenny's comedy partner. They started their careers as an pro comedians with their very own live stand-up shows called Big Terrific. Their show was named best new theatrical presentation of 2008 by Time Out New York. She made her acting debut when she assumed a little role in the TV film Starved in 2005. She was a cast member on the famous sketch show, Saturday Night Live from 2009 to 2010.
In 2012, she gave her voice to Ted's mother in the film The Lorax. She also started voicing the character Tammy Larsen in the cartoon, Bob's Burgers in 2012. She was so well received by the producers and fans of the show that she has continued to provide her voice for the show.
Jenny played Donna Stern in the 2014 motion picture Obvious Child, for which she was selected for a few honors including Autonomous Spirit Award for Best Female Lead and Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Performer. She got her biggest break when she became a regular guest star on Parks and Recreation.
Jenny Slate was recently married to Dean Fleischer-Camp, a movie producer. They dated each other for quite a while before their marriage. The couple got married in September 2012. Following four years of their marriage, they reported their divorce from each other in May 2016.
After the divorce, she started dating the popular hunky American actor Chris Evans. The couple only lasted a year and separated in February 2017.
Last Modified: 13 Mar, 2019