Retta Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Movies and TV Shows

Retta Biography

Retta is a stand-up comedian and actress from the United States best known for her appearances on NBC’s Good Girls and Parks and Recreation. She has appeared in a number of films and television shows, as well as on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend.


How old is Retta? – Age

She is 51 years old as of 12 April 2020. She was born Marietta Sangai Sirleaf in 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, United States.

Retta Family

Retta is the niece of former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Retta Husband

On Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, she revealed that she dated a man from Georgia who nicknamed her Retta because that’s how the name Marietta sounded where he was from.

Retta Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.

Retta Good Girls

She appeared as Ruby Hill, Beth’s best friend, a waitress who is struggling to pay for her daughter Sara’s kidney disease and medical treatments in the American crime comedy-drama television series Good Girls.


The show follows three suburban Michigan mothers, two of whom are sisters, who are struggling to make ends meet. They are tired of having everything taken away from them, so they plan an unlikely heist by robbing a supermarket, only to discover that they are in for more than they bargained for. Their successful robbery catches the store manager’s attention after he recognizes one of the women, but for a reason other than money.

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Retta Home Movie: The Princess Bride

She appeared as Mother in the American comedy miniseries Home Movie: The Princess Bride.


Buttercup and her farmhand Westley fall in love in the story, which is set in medieval times in the fictional country of Florin. Westley departs to seek his fortune in order to marry Buttercup, but she learns of his death at the hands of the Dread Pirate Roberts. The basic plot of the film remains the same in the Home Movie version. In the present day, a grandfather reads The Princess Bride to his dismissive sick grandson. Before allowing him to exact revenge, the grandson allows him to read the book’s final kissing scene.

Retta Parks and Recreation

She appeared as Donna Meagle, an employee of the Parks and Recreation Department in the American political satire mockumentary sitcom television series Parks and Recreation.


Donna makes her first appearance in the Season 1 episode “Boys’ Club.” She was one of the volunteers who assisted Leslie Knope with her successful campaign for City Council. She unintentionally donated money to David Duke, a former Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, after receiving a campaign phone call promising lower taxes. She is also a part-owner of The Snakehole Lounge, a Pawnee nightclub. Donna also has a troubled relationship history, as she casually mentions that all of her ex-boyfriends have attempted to hack her email. She claims to have done “very well” in South America after being hit on by several men from Venezuela. She loves her Mercedes-Ben very much. She claims to have done “very well” in South America after being hit on by several men from Venezuela. Her Mercedes-Benz ML is very important to her. Her husband Joe says at their wedding that he learns something new about her every day and that he recently discovered Pearl Jam wrote their album Vitalogy about her.

Retta Movies

♦ 2019 – Good Boys
♦ 2017 – To the Bone

♦ 2017 – Band Aid
♦ 2017 – The Lego Ninjago Movie
♦ 2017 – Where’s the Money
♦ 2017 – Father Figures
♦ 2016 – Other People
♦ 2016 – Operator
♦ 2016 – Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
♦ 2015 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
♦ 2014 – Sex Ed
♦ 2008 – First Sunday
♦ 2007 – Fracture

Retta TV Shows

♦ 2020 – DuckTales
♦ 2020 – Home Movie: The Princess Bride
♦ 2019 – Pinky Malinky
♦ 2019 – Where’s Waldo?
♦ 2019 – Big Mouth
♦ 2018-present – Good Girls
♦ 2015–18 – Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce
♦ 2015 – Kroll Show
♦ 2014 – Kroll Show
♦ 2014 – Drunk History
♦ 2014 – Key & Peele
♦ 2009–15, 2020 – Parks and Recreation
♦ 2009 – Jimmy Kimmel Live!
♦ 2008 – It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia