Gone are the days when men are the only ones who make a living by making people laugh. In recent years, women seem to have dabbled in comedy, a career many considered to be men’s jobs. From the likes of Ellen DeGeneres to Tina Fey, the list of female comedians keeps growing every year, accommodating up-and-comers like Nasim Pedrad, Amy Schumer, and many others.
To her credit, Pedrad is quite popular in the comedy industry as she is in the movie community. She actually makes her money from both professions. Before she developed a soft spot for acting, she was into comedy and was well-loved for her explosive presentations. She is known to have performed along with the Sunday Company (a group of performers who write and play improv show) at the Los-Angeles-based comedy school, The Groundlings. Nasim is also a regular face at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and also at the Los Angeles divisions of ImprovOlympic, where she engages with her fans on her show titled: Me, Myself & Iran.
Over the course of her comedy career, she has won herself great admiration from international audiences as well as a slew of awards for her contribution to the comedy industry. Nasim is a recipient of the LA Weekly Best Comedic Performance of the Year Award while her show was once nominated for HBO Comedy Festival, which took place in Las Vegas in 2007.
Pedrad made her debut acting appearance on the small screen, precisely on an episode of the television series, Gilmore Girls. She went on to appear as a guest on the series, The Winners in 2007 and later on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia in the year 2009. Today, the beautiful actress has starred in about 16 television series and 9 movies, both as an actress and a voice actor.
The star’s career highlights include sharing screen time with Hollywood A-listers in a handful of films and sitcoms such as New Girl, Mulaney, People of Earth as well as Scream Queens, which many consider as her breakout TV series. Outside the movie industry, she is best remembered for appearing on the American late-night show, Saturday Night Live for 5 seasons, precisely from 2009 to 2014.
Nasim Pedrad’s Biography
The talented actress/comedy is the daughter of Arasteh Amani (mother) and Parviz Pedrad (father). She arrived into the world in Iran, precisely in Tehran, on the 18th day of November 1981. The Iran-born star was, however, brought up in Irvine, California, in the United States. She has a sister called Nina Pedrad, who is a screenwriter. Wikiace learned that the beautiful and gorgeous actress’ parents migrated to the United States in the year 1984.
Nasim Pedrad has an American nationality and is of Iranian ethnicity. She graduated from the Melbourne-based co-educational high school, the University High School. Upon graduation, she gained admission into the University of California, Los Angeles, where she studied Theatre and was a member of the Institution’s Spring Sing Company. The actress eventually graduated from UCLA in 2003 with good grades.
The Iranian media personality is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 56 kilograms. Her wealth is valued at $4 million.
Her Family Members – Who Are They?
As we mentioned earlier, the Iranian-American television star has a beautiful family which comprises of her father, mother, and sister. The last is responsible as well and has been very supportive of her sister’s flourishing career. The same thing can be said about her parents, they have been there for Nasim from childhood to this stage.
Who Is Her Husband or Boyfriend?
If there anything is Nasrim Pedrad is very good at, it is keeping her personal life from the public and media outlets. Due to her private nature, her mammoth fans have continued to find it difficult to ascertain if she has her own prince charming or not.
Though the actress is very optimistic that she would get married someday in the near future, there are no signs showing she has a man in her life. She was once linked to her Despicable Me 2 co-star, Benjamin Bratt but after some time it was found that the report was mere speculation.
Presently, there are strong indications the actress is still single as there is no definite proof that she is actually married or dating someone.
Is Nasim Pedrad Gay?
Nasim Pedrad is not gay. She may be single and not be showing signs of having a man in her life but this doesn’t really mean she is interested in people of her gender. She has never be caught having an affair with women both behind the door or in the public, so it is safe to say she is very straight.