Aubrey Plaza is known as an American comedian and actress. She was in the main cast of the NBC Politics satire sitcom Parks and Recreation, where she played the role of April Ludgate.
The talented actress later starred in several other film and television productions before getting her first starring role in the sci-fi comedy Safety Not Guaranteed in 2012. She is in the main cast of the FX cable TV series Legion, where she plays the recurring role of Lenny Busker.
Aubrey Plaza Biography, Age
Aubrey Christina Plaza was born on 26 June 1984 in Wilmington, Delaware. She was named after the 1972 single “Aubrey” by the pop-rock band Bread. Her father is originally from Puerto Rico and her mother is half English and half Irish.
Her mother Bernadette is a lawyer and her father David Plaza worked as a financial consultant. She grew up with two younger sisters named Renee and Natalie. He was a very committed Roman Catholic family.
Plaza received her primary and secondary education at the Ursuline Academy in Wilmington, Delaware. She then became President of the Student Council of her school and graduated in 2002. She gained her early acting experience in the Wilmington Drama League theatre productions in her home parish. In 2002, she received the Lions Club Wilmington Teen of the Year award.
Prior to officially launching her professional acting career, Aubrey Plaza interned at a number of media companies, including the NBC Page Program. As an NBC Page, she appeared on a number of TV shows, including the sketch comedy show 30 Rock (2006). She also did an internship in the art department of the NBC Late Night Show Saturday Night Live. Later she studied at the renowned New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
In 2004, Aubrey Plaza began performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, an improvisational theater in Manhattan. She has also performed in several other comedy clubs in the USA. In 2008, Aubrey Plaza appeared in a high-profile prank called Mobile Desktop together with the New York comedy group “Improv Everywhere”.
Plaza also appeared in the web series The Jeannie Tate Show (2008). In 2009 she starred in the comedy Funny People alongside Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen. She also appeared in the comedies Mystery Team (2009) and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010).
From 2009 to 2015 Audrey Plaza played the character of April Ludgate in the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation. She provided a brilliant performance of the character, who is considered her breakout role. In 2011 she had the guest role in the sketch comedy series Portlandia. She also had guest appearances in the reality series The Next Food Network Star (2011) and in the weekly podcast WTF with Marc Maron (2013).
Aubrey Plaza portrayed the main character Darius in the sci-fi comedy Safety Not Guaranteed alongside Mark Duplass and Kristen Bell. She also starred in the comedy of the horror film Life After Beth, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2014. She lent her voice to the title character Grumpy Cat in the 2014 telefilm Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever.
Aubrey Plaza starred opposite Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Adam DeVine in the 2016 comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, and also made a guest appearance on the adult animation show HarmonQuest in 2016. She played the role of Cat Adams in several episodes of the long-running police trial series Criminal Minds (2016-2017).
Who is her Husband or Boyfriend?
Getting married could be in the future plans of Aubrey Plaza, but in the meantime, that hasn’t happened yet. In 2010, the beautiful actress came pretty close to the alliance with her actor colleague Michael Cera, who was her co-star in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Their relationship lasted a year and a half, but they eventually didn’t make it to the altar.
Currently, Aubrey Plaza is in a long-term relationship with Hollywood screenwriter and director Jeff Baena. Their relationship goes back to 2011. In addition to a blissful love affair, the couple has also worked together several times. Jeff Baena was the author and director of the 2014 horror comedy Life After Beth, starring Aubrey Plaza. The duo also worked together on the medieval comedy The Little Hours (2017).
Thanks to her long acting career, Aubrey Plaza has amassed an enviable fortune for herself. A true Hollywood celebrity, the beautiful actress is also the beneficiary of a series of juicy sponsorship deals, one of which was featured in a 2016 ad for Apple’s iPhone 6s. Aubrey Plaza’s net assets are currently placed in the range of $3 to $6 million.
Height and Body Measurements
The actress, who has a chest size of 34 inches or 87 cm, a waist size of 25 inches or 63.5 cm and a hip size of 36 inches or 91.5 cm, stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm and weighs a decent 55 kg or 121 lbs. For clothing, she wears US dress size 2 or 32 for EU and US shoe size 8 or EU size 41.