Natasha Leggero Biography
Natasha Leggero is an American comedian, actress, and writer. She rose to fame after appearing as the host of the MTV reality television series The 70s House in 2005 and as a regular roundtable panelist on Chelsea Handler’s late-night talk show Chelsea Lately from 2008 to 2014. She starred in the short-lived NBC Sitcom Free Agents as Emma Parker in 2011. In 2015, she created and starred in the Comedy Central period sitcom Another period, which follows the lives of the fictional Bellacourt family, with Riki Lindhome. The show ran for three seasons until its eventual cancellation in 2018.
Her comedy, characterized as observational, has been noted by critics for its use of satire as commentary on such themes as celebrity culture and social class.
How old is Natasha Leggero? – Age
The American actress is 47 years old as of 26th March 2021. She was born in 1974 in Rockford, Illinois, United States.
Who are Natasha Leggero Parents? – Father and mother
The actress hails from a lower middleclass family. Her father was a dealer of used cars, and her mother was a book-keeper in a shop. Leggeros’ parents divorced when she was quite young. This brought more difficulties for the family. As a teenager, Leggero worked in grocery shops and supplied newspapers to earn a living. She was raised Roman catholic, but converted to Judaism as an adult.
Natasha Leggero Education
The actress attended Rockford East High school and worked at a grocery store as a teenager. After graduating from high school, she attended Illinois State University, where she studied for two years and spent a semester studying abroad in England. She then relocated to New York City to attend the conservatory, spending two years studying.
In 1996, she moved to Sydney, Australia with her then-boyfriend and lived there for a year before returning to New York to attend Hunter college, where she graduated in 2000 with a B.A. in theater criticism.
Is Natasha Leggero in a relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the American actress is in love. She is a married woman. In 2015, she married fellow comedian Moshe Kasher. They are both madly in love with each other. Currently they are enjoying the parenting life together. Previously, between 2011 and 2012, she dated comedian Duncan Trussell, with whom she co-hosted the podcast, The Lavender Hour.
Natasha Leggero Child
The American actress after few years in marriage with her husband, Moses, the pair were blessed with a child. During an October 3, 2017 interview with Stephen Colbert, she announced that she and Kasher were expecting their first child. On February 24, 2018 on Instagram, Leggero announced the birth of their daughter.
Natasha Leggero Career
The American actress shot an unaired pilot called The Strip for NBC with Tom Lennon and Ben Garant from Reno 911!. Alongside Andy Kindler and Greg Giraldo, she was a judge on the 2010 season of NBC’s Last Comic standing, hosted by Craig Robinson.
The actress played Emma in NBC’s 2011 sitcom Free Agents. From 2010 to January 2012, she co-hosted The Lavender Hour podcast with comedian Duncan Trussell. From 2010 to 2012, she voiced the role of Callie Maggotbone on the animated series Ugly Americans.
In 2012, she also appeared in six episodes of NBC’s Are You There, Chelsea? as Nikki, who was Rick’s (the bar manager’s) ex-girlfriend. She also played the sex-obsessed Haley in the web series Burning Love, a spoof of the TV series The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. In 2013, she appeared in an episode of the Drunk History television series on Comedy Central.
On September 2, 2013, the actress participated in the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco as one of the Roasters. In 2015, she and Riki Lindhome created the Comedy central series Another period, which they also starred in together. The series premiered June 23, 2015, and was renewed for a second season, which premiered on June 15, 2016. On May 23, 2016, it was renewed for a third season, which aired in 2018.
In 2016 and 2017, the actress and husband Moshe Kasher embarked on The Honeymoon Tour, in which they performed standup shows and provided humorous relationship advice throughout the United. On December 31, 2013, she was criticized for a joke that she made during NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly.
The actress’s comedy has been characterized as observational with frequent commentary on celebrity culture and class. Her approach to standup has been noted for its heavy use of persona, which largely relies on costumes and “an air of mock-refinement and elitism.” Journalist John Wenzel wrote that Leggero’s use of persona “[allows her to] indict the most bloated, superficial aspects of our culture.”
Natasha Leggero Net worth
The American actress has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2021.