Laura Perlongo has joined the league of those who became celebrities by virtue of their association with famed personalities, especially via marriage. She is a freelance copywriter and creative director prominent for being the beautiful wife of the MTV Catfish host, Nev Schulman.
The show which assays the chances open to online dating in real life began airing in 2012 and is in its seventh season as of 2018.
Nev Schulman is a producer, actor, photographer as well as a TV host. Prior to his hosting gig on the series, he was known for the 2010 documentary film Catfish which was filmed by his actor and filmmaker brother, Ariel and business partner Henry Joost.
Nev is also a dancer having studied dance for five years and he writes as well. He authored the book In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age (2014) wherein he gives both personal history and observations gathered from his work on Catfish.
Who is Laura Perlongo?
Laura Perlongo is the wife of the MTV Catfish host, Yaniv Schulman known better as Nev Schulman. She was born on 6th September 1985 in Massachusetts, the USA. She belongs to white ethnicity and is of American nationality. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
She graduated Suma cum Laude from the Boston University where she obtained a degree in commercial and advertising art and social psychology in 2007. Laura is a good writer and has more inclinations towards the freelance jobs. She has worked for a number of media companies in different capacities.
The Catfish host’s wife worked with Haute Living Magazine as a staff writer and as a communications director for ABS Networks. She later worked as a travel writer for Party Earth. The beautiful writer has a group of fascinating words she has used to describe herself as per her workingnotworking profile. The power words include caring, loving, Positive mental attitude (PMA). Her interest includes the Internet, film photography, humor, surveillance, honesty, love, friendship, and full-time Freelance.
Laura is also an Instagram star with more than 180k followers and over 18k on Twitter. She is a decently tall lady with a height of 5′ 6″ and weighs 57 kg.
Their Love Story
In his show, Nev introduces a couple in real life who have fallen for each other online but have yet to meet. What he did not know, however, is that his net would go catfishing and catch him in therein.
As has become common among millennials, meeting and possibly falling in love on any of the social media platforms, long before an actual meeting occurs has become almost a custom. Nev and Laura’s case wasn’t any different. He saw her on Instagram and was smitten by her persona. Then, he decided to direct message her and even went as far as asking her out to dinner.
However, it seemed it wasn’t only Nev who was captivated by her charms, Laura Perlongo was equally enamored. She gave a positive response to the invite and was whisked off her feet unto Nev’s motorcycle on the fixed day, although she was nervous at first being that that was her first time of being picked by a stranger and on a bike too.
Anyway, her fears were assuaged on that first date and the rest is history. After managing a long-distance relationship for seven months, they decided to live together.
Her Engagement and Marriage to Nev Schulman
The duo was living like one happy couple until Nev was scourged by a memory that wasn’t so pleasant exposing his insecurity. However, the feelings and memories pumped up because he loves his lady a lot. That punched a pause on their relationship that saw them apart for two months.
After he screwed up the whole thing, Nev had to go through the process of winning her love back. It was until Laura discovered she was pregnant that she took him back. They were so happy that they were going to become parents. Laura who described her pregnancy as accidentally on purpose wrote about the reactions of the people in her life when she revealed she was keeping the baby.
Despite the fear and confusion, they faced at first and the uncertainties associated with first-time undertakings such as parenting, they decided to take up the responsibilities. One week after the pregnancy news which the twosome even shared on social media, they got engaged on May 26, 2016. Their daughter, Cleo James was born on October 21, 2016.
Nine months after the birth of their tot, they exchanged their vows before close friends and relatives. The nuptials took place on 22nd July 2017 at Nev’s family home in East Hampton.
The event was a complete family affair with their baby featuring actively. Cleo was the flower girl in the wedding which was officiated by a YouTuber, Casey Neistate.
Are They Still Together?
Following their wedding, the couple and parents have been enjoying their beautiful union. Laura Perlongo who became a huge fan of the MTV series started making appearances on the show since the 7th season premiere. They host a web series titled We Need to Talk for ATTN.
Although her husband is currently facing accusations of sexual assault, she seemed to be his strong supporter and believer in him. He was suspended from his show in 2018 following the accusations.