Chelsea Vanessa Peretti is an American actor, writer, and comedian. She is best known for playing the role of ‘Gina Linetti’ on ‘Fox’ network’s ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine.’ She is also famous for appearing in the show ‘The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest.’ Peretti has acted in movies, such as ‘Twisted Fortune’ and ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.’ As a writer, she has written for ‘American Theatre Magazine,’ ‘Playgirl,’ ‘Details,’ ‘Jest,’ ‘The Village Voice,’ and online publications like ‘The Huffington Post.’ Peretti has also worked as a writer for TV programs like ‘Kroll Show,’ ‘Bobby Bottleservice,’ ‘The Sarah Silverman Program,’ ‘Comedy Central Presents,’ ‘Funny as Hell,’ and ‘Saturday Night Live.’ Apart from being an actor and writer, she is a voice artist as well. Peretti, whose Twitter account was ranked at No. 75 in 2014, was once included in ‘Variety’ magazine's list of ‘Ten Comics to Watch.’ As far as her personal life is concerned, the actor is married to Jordan Peele, and resides happily with her family in the USA.
At the beginning of her career, Chelsea Peretti created short films with the comedy troupe ‘Variety SHAC’ in New York. She then moved to Los Angeles, and appeared in the movie ‘Twisted Fortune’ in 2007. After this, she began starring in the show ‘The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest.’ In 2010, she guest-starred in an episode of ‘Louie.’ The same year, she also wrote the TV movie ‘WTF with Marc Maron.’
The following year, Peretti wrote two episodes of ‘Parks and Recreation’ and two episodes of ‘Funny as Hell.’ She also began voicing the character of ‘Crystal Peppers’ / ‘Kim Buckett’ for the series ‘China, IL’ in the year 2011. In 2013, the American beauty was cast as ‘Gina Linetti’ in the TV program ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine.’ The same year, she also guest-starred in programs, such as ‘The Greatest Event in Television History’ and ‘Comedy Bang! Bang.’
Peretti wrote two episodes of ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 2013. She also wrote, produced, and starred in ‘Kroll Show’ the same year. After this, she was featured in a number of TV shows, including ‘Key & Peele,’ ‘Drunk History,’ ‘The Big Fat Quiz of Everything,’ ‘New Girl,’ ‘RuPaul's Drag Race,’ and ‘HarmonQuest.’ Around this time, Peretti also acted in the film ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.’ In 2017, she played ‘Chelsea’ in an episode of ‘Girls.’ That year, she also voiced ‘Monica’ in the series ‘Big Mouth.’
In 2018, she was seen as ‘Glenda’ in the black comedy movie ‘Game Night.’ She then made guest appearances in shows like ‘Alone Together’ and ‘American Period.’ She also did voice acting in ‘American Dad!’ After leaving ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ in 2019, she voiced ‘Piper’ in ‘The Simpsons.’ In 2019, she also voiced ‘Maria’ in three episodes of the animated comedy television series ‘Harvey Street Kids.’ In the same year, she was also cast to play an important role in the romantic comedy film ‘The Photograph.’
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Chelsea Peretti was born Chelsea Vanessa Peretti on February 20, 1978, in Contra Costa County, California, United States. She has a brother named Jonah Peretti who is the founder of ‘BuzzFeed’ and co-founder of ‘The Huffington Post.’ Peretti attended ‘The College Preparatory School.’ Later on, she studied at ‘Barnard College’ from where she graduated in 2000.
She started a relationship with actor Jordan Peele in 2013. The couple got engaged in 2015, and got married a year later. Peretti gave birth to Peele’s child, a son named Beaumont Gino Peele, on July 1, 2017.