Aubrey Plaza Biography

Aubrey Plaza is an American comedian and an actress. She is one of the up and coming stars of the industry as she has been landing hit after hit in recent times. She started off first as an intern and had only performed sketch comedy and improv. Aubrey appeared first at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. But then her life changes as she went step by step only to be consider as one of the most famous stars of the industry currently.

One of her first steps was being a part of a web series called “Jeannie Tate Show”. This helped Aubrey get some minor roles in comedy movies. She appeared in “Funny People” (2009), “Mystery Team” (2008) and most importantly “Scott Pilgrim vs the World” (2010). Owing to the success that she had with those movies, Aubrey was cast as a regular member on “Parks and Recreation” where she portrayed the character of April Ludgate. This was a great choice for her as it was probably where people started noticing Aubrey’s true potential.


Aubrey Plaza and Chris Pratt in “Parks and Recreation”

She was given her fist main role in “Safety Not Guaranteed” (2012) and dark comedy movie. She received praise for her role. But she did not stop there. Other roles came in the form of “Life after Beth” (2014), “Mike and Dave need Wedding Dates” (2016), “Dirty Grandpa” (2016) and “Ingrid goes to Wes” (2017). The last one was even considered for the Oscars and it was mostly because Aubrey’s acting.

Aubrey has also done some voice acting and you can hear her voice in shows like “The Legend of Korra”, “SpongeBob SquarePants” and also in a featured length animated movie “Monsters University” (2013). She had other notable appearances in TV shows and has guest appearances on “Caste” and “Criminal Minds”. But since 2016, she is the main cast member of the FX’s “Legion” show where she plays Lenny Busker and gives one of the best performances of the show.


Aubrey Plaza in “Legion”

Aubrey Plaza Net Worth and Salary

Aubrey Plaza’s salary has been steadily growing with every new role. She started off in a very humble way and has been getting bigger and better roles with each new one that she received. Her latest estimate about her net worth came out at 6 million dollars and it is an attest to how much she evolved from her beginnings.

Boyfriend and Family

Back on the set of “Scott Pilgrim vs the World”, Aubrey Plaza met Michael Cera. The two started dating and were pretty much in love. They stayed together for two and a half years and were even very close to getting married. But things did not go so well and they ended breaking up. It was devastating for their love life but both of their careers were in a good direction after that.


Aubrey Plaza and Michael Cera

In 2014, Aubrey met Jeff Baena, a writer and a director. They started seeing each other and eventually moved in together. Aubrey and Jeff are still living together but they did not say anything about their marriage. They are probably thinking about it but lets give them some room to decide when this is going to happen.


Aubrey Plaza wirh Jeff Baena

Aubrey Plaza Age

Aubrey Plaza was born in Wilmington, Delaware on June 26, 1984. She is currently 33 years old. Aubrey grew up with her mother Bernadette, who is an attorney, and father David, who is a financial advisor. She also has two younger sisters as well, Renee and Natalie. Aubrey went to an all-girls Catholic school and attended it from grade 4 to 12. In 2002 she graded from Ursuline Academy, while in 2006 she received a degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Aubrey Plaza Height and Weight

Aubrey Plaza is a very cute girls and you can see that she is also very attractive. She gives off that kind of an appearance with all of her performances and does not shy away from doing anything in her roles. She is 5 ft 6 in or 168 cm tall and weighs 54 kg or 119 pounds. Her body measurements are also there to prove her figure and they amount to 34-25-36 in or 86-63.5-91.5 cm. Aubrey also has dark brown hair, but light brown eyes.


Aubrey Plaza in Bikini

Aubrey Plaza Stroke

When Aubrey Plaza was a student at her second year of college, she suffered a stroke. It led to her being temporary paralyzed and she also had expressive aphasia. But Aubrey proved to be as stubborn as she is a good actress. She overcame the condition and damaged to recover fully from it. She went back to normal pretty soon and does not feel any effects of the stroke she managed to survive.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Aubrey Plaza is American by nationality and Caucasian by ethnicity. But her background is rather mixed. Her father has Puerto Rican ancestry while from her mother’s side she inherits Irish and English roots.

Biography & Facts
Born: June 26 1984
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: N/A
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $6 million
Salary: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Light Brown
Height: 5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
Weight: 54 kg or 119 lbs
Married to: No
Affair with: N/A
Children: No
Birth Sign: Cancer
Education: Ursuline Academy / New York University's Tisch School of the Arts