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Iliza Shlesinger Biography

Iliza Shlesinger is a comedian, actress, and television host from the United States. She won NBC’s Last Comic Standing in 2008, and she went on to host the syndicated dating show Excused and the TBS game show Separation Anxiety. Shlesinger began her career in the comedy industry by winning the top spot on NBC’s Last Comic Standing in 2008, which led to television hosting stints on Excused, a dating show, and Separation Anxiety, a TBS game show.

Iliza Shlesinger Age

How old is she? Shlesinger is a New Yorker but was raised in Dallas, Texas. She is 39 years old as of February 22nd, 2022. She was born Iliza Vie Shlesinger on February 22, 1983, in New York City, New York, U.S.

Iliza Shlesinger Education

She went to the private Greenhill School in Addison, Texas, where she studied Spanish and was a member of the improv team. Iliza spent her freshman year at the University of Kansas before transferring to Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, where she majored in film and honed her writing and editing skills.

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Iliza Shlesinger Height

The famous actress stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).

Iliza Shlesinger Family | Parents

Attempts to establish the identities of her mother and father were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not known whether she has any siblings.

Iliza Shlesinger Married | Husband

Iliza is happily married to Noah Galuten, an American chef and writer. The couple has been married since May 12, 2018.

Iliza Shlesinger Wedding

They got married in a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony at South Park City Center in Los Angeles.

Iliza Shlesinger Noah Galuten

Noah owns and operates his own kitchen in L.A., a barbecue restaurant. Alongside the restaurant, Noah hosts a food web series and has written several articles for such publications as the Los Angeles magazine and LA Weekly, on food.

Iliza Shlesinger Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $7 million.

Iliza Shlesinger Films and Comedy

Films and TV Shows
♦  TBA – Pieces of a Woman
♦  TBA – The Opening
♦  2020 – Crank Yankers with Adam Carolla and Demetri Martin
♦  2020 – The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show
♦  2020 – Spenser Confidential as Cissy
♦  2019 – Iliza Shlesinger: Over & Over

♦  2019 – Unveiled
♦  2018 – Instant Family as October
♦  2018 – Elder Millennial
♦  2016 – Confirmed Kills
♦  2015 – Freezing Hot
♦  2013 -War Paint

Shlesinger moved to Los Angeles after graduating from college to pursue stand-up comedy. She was a popular member of the Los Angeles standup comedy group Whiteboy Comedy, which brought her to the stage at The Improv in Hollywood. Shlesinger won Myspace’s So You Think You’re Funny contest in 2007 and was named the G4 network’s Myspace Girl of the Week. E! Network’s Forbes Celebrity 100, TV Guide’s America’s Next Top Producer, Comedy Central Presents Season 14 Episode 18, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, Byron Allen’s Comics Unleashed, and History Channel’s History of a Joke are among her television credits. She’s written for Heavy.com and hosted her own show on the GOTV mobile network.

In the sixth season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Shlesinger became the first woman and the youngest winner. She was chosen twice by other comedians to compete in the head-to-head eliminations, and she won both times. She made an appearance on the Last Comic Standing Tour. Shlesinger collaborated with Lewis Black on the History Channel holiday special Surviving the Holidays, and narrated the 2009 documentary Imagine It!2 The Power of Imagination. On her website, via The ConneXtion, she released an on-demand comedy video, Man Up and Act Like a Lady, and an on-demand comedy album, iliza LIVE, in 2010. Shlesinger appeared in a business comedy video series for Slate around the time of these releases.

From July 2007 to April 2012, Shlesinger hosted The Weakly News on the stream.tv. From 2011 to 2013, she also hosted Excused, a syndicated American reality-based dating competition series. She appeared in the 2013 film Paradise as a co-star. In August 2014, she launched the Truth and Iliza podcast. The semi-weekly podcast, which features celebrity guests and personal friends, is a forum for discussing issues that bother her and those on the show, with a punk theme song performed by Being Mean to Pixley. On May 20, 2016, Shlesinger co-hosted the comic StarTalk Radio Show with Neil DeGrasse Tyson for season 7, episode 12 titled Cosmic Queries: Galactic Grab Bag.

Forever 31, an ABCdigital original short-form digital comedy series created and starring Shlesinger, premiered on July 13, 2016. In September 2016, Shlesinger was given a late-night show for the cable channel Freeform. Truth & Iliza premiered on May 2, 2017 and lasted six episodes. On November 7, 2017, Weinstein Books published Shlesinger’s book Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity with an introduction by Mayim Bialik. Shlesinger was sued in December 2017 by a man who was refused admission to one of her girls-only shows. The initial complaint was dismissed, and the case was then re-filed as a class action suit.