Peretti performing in January 2013
|Birth name||Chelsea Vanessa Peretti|
|Born||(1978-02-20) February 20, 1978
Contra Costa County, California, U.S.
|Medium||Television, stand-up, film|
Jordan Peele (m. 2016)
|Relative(s)||Jonah Peretti (brother)|
Chelsea Vanessa Peretti (born February 20, 1978) is an American comedian, actress and writer. She is most popularly known for having portrayed Gina Linetti in the police comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Peretti was born on February 20, 1978 in Contra Costa County, California. Her mother is Jewish and her father is of British and Italian descent. Peretti was raised in Oakland, California. She has two brothers and a sister; her older brother, internet entrepreneur Jonah Peretti, co-founded BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post. Peretti attended The College Preparatory School in Oakland. She moved to New York City in 1996 to attend Barnard College of which she took a study year abroad in her Junior Year to Royal Holloway University, finally graduating in 2000. She attended elementary school with her Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-star Andy Samberg and junior high school with comedian Moshe Kasher.
After moving to Los Angeles, Peretti made appearances on programs such as “Kroll Show”, Louie, The Sarah Silverman Program, TruTV Presents: World’s Dumbest…, and Tosh.0. She appeared as a guest correspondent on one episode of Lopez Tonight interviewing local citizens about Prop 8.
Since 2013, Peretti had been a series regular on Fox’s detective/police comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, playing Gina Linetti until she announced her departure from the show on Twitter in October 2018.
In other media
She has made several guest appearances on podcasts including Doug Loves Movies, How Did This Get Made?, WTF with Marc Maron, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, The Todd Glass Show, The Lavender Hour, The Bone Zone with Brendon Walsh and Randy Liedtke, and Comedy Bang! Bang! In October 2012, Peretti launched her own call-in podcast, Call Chelsea Peretti.
Peretti began dating actor, comedian and filmmaker Jordan Peele in 2013. The couple became engaged in November 2015. On April 26, 2016, Peretti announced on Instagram that she and Peele had “eloped“. They have a son who was born in 2017.
|2014||Women Aren’t Funny||Herself|
|2016||Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping||Brunette CMZ Reporter|
|2004||Comedy Lab||Eugene’s Friend||Episode: “12:21”|
|2006||Cheap Seats||Shonda||Episode: “Evel Kneival”|
|2008–2013||The Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest||Herself||88 episodes|
Episode: “T-Shirt Ideas for Jersey Shore”
|2010||The Sarah Silverman Program||Becky||Writer
Episode: “Smellin’ of Troy”
|2010||WTF with Marc Maron||Writer
|2011||Comedy Central Presents||Herself||Writer
Episode: “Chelsea Peretti”
|2011–2012||Parks and Recreation||Zelda||Episode: “Live Ammo”
Writer (2 episodes)
|2011–2013||China, IL||Crystal Peppers / Kim Buckett (voice)||14 episodes|
|2011–2013||Funny as Hell||Writer
|2012||The Couple||Gigi||2 episodes|
|2013||The Greatest Event in Television History||Jackie Rush||Episode: “Too Close for Comfort”|
|2013||High School USA!||Superintendent Andrea Kunssler (voice)||Episode: “Janitor Day”|
|2013||Saturday Night Live||Writer
|2013–2015||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Delivery Woman / Trey Booth||2 episodes|
|2013–2015||Kroll Show||Herself / Various Characters||9 episodes
Writer (8 episodes)
Producer (8 episodes)
|2013–present||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Gina Linetti||Main role|
|2014||Key & Peele||Art Show Presenter||Episode: “Sex Addict Wendell”|
|2015||Gravity Falls||Darlene (voice)||Episode: “Roadside Attraction”|
|2015||Drunk History||Ann Druyan||Episode: “Space”|
|2015–2016||The Big Fat Quiz of Everything||Herself||2 episodes|
|2016||Animals.||Angela (voice)||Episode: “Dogs.”|
|2016||New Girl||Gina Linetti||Episode: “Homecoming”|
|2016||Future-Worm!||Ennuisha / Mean Little Girl (voice)||2 episodes|
|2016||RuPaul’s Drag Race||Herself||Episode: “Ruvenge of the Queens (All Stars 2)”|
|2016||HarmonQuest||Deepak Chopra||Episode: “The Stone Saw Mines”|
|2017||Girls||Chelsea||Episode: “All I Ever Wanted”|
|2017||Big Mouth||Monica (voice)||4 episodes|
|2009||Chelsea Peretti’s All My Exes||Creator||Herself||6 episodes|
|2014||Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats||Writer, executive producer||Herself||Netflix special|
|2008||Grand Theft Auto IV||Lori Williams-Jones||Voice|