Abbi Jacobson Biography
Abbi Jacobson is a well-known Jewish-American comedienne, illustrator, author, actress, and voice artist. Susan and Alan Jacobson, a gifted and talented family, gave birth to her in 1984.
Abbi Jacobson with her friend Ilana Glazer co-created the famous Comedy Central show Broad City. She is a down-to-earth, humorous individual who is also an illustrator and author, most recently of the New York Times bestselling Carry This Book.
Discover the biography, life, and works of one of the entertainment industry's brave women, Abbi Jacobson!
Wiki Profile Summary
- Full name: Abbi Lee Jacobson
- Nickname: Abbi Jacobson
- Gender: Female
- Date of Birth: February 1, 1984
- Place of Birth: Wayne, Pennsylvania, U.S
- Age: 36 years old (2022)
- Parents: Alan Jacobson and Susan Mehr-Komm
- Spouse: Jodi Balfour
- Siblings: Brian Jacobson
- Net worth
- Career / Profession: Acting, Illustration, Writing
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Jewish
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Brother: Brian Jacobson
- Grandfathers: Jack Jacobson (Paternal) and Henry Mehr (Maternal)
- Nieces: Mae Jacobson and Stella Jacobson
- Grandmothers: Estelle Abrams (Paternal) and Mitzi R. Brody (Maternal)
- Sister In-Law: Molly Etherington Jacobson
- Stepfather: Barry Komm
- Stepsister: Bailey Komm Ferazzi
- Stepbrother: Mickey Komm
Abbi Jacobson Photo: Deadline
Who is Abbi Jacobson?
Abbi Jacobson is an American actress, writer, producer, and illustrator who was born in February 1984 to artist Susan Komm and graphic designer Alan Jacobson.
She is a producer and comedienne best known for her work on The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021), The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017), and the Comedy Central series Broad City (2014 - 2019).
Abbi Lee Jacobson grew up in Wayne, Pennsylvania, where she went to high school and college before moving to New York.
Abbi Jacobson Age
Abbi Jacobson is 38 years old in 2022. She was born on February 1, 1984 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA.
Abbi Jacobson Family Photo: InfoSeeMedia
Abbi Jacobson is the daughter of a graphic designer Alan Jacobson and an artist, Susan Mehr-Komm.
Brian Jacobson is Abbi Jacobson's brother. Her paternal grandparents are Jack Jacobson and Estelle Abrams; her maternal grandparents are Henry Mehr and Mitzi R. Brody. Mae Jacobson and Stella Jacobson are two of her nieces. Molly Etherington Jacobson is her sister-in-law, and Barry Komm is her stepfather. Mickey Komm is her stepbrother, and Bailey Komm Ferazzi is her stepsister.
In Wayne, Pennsylvania, Abbi Jacobson attended Valley Forge Middle School and Conestoga High School.
After studying fine arts and video production at the Maryland Institute College of Art, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in General Fine Arts in 2016. (MICA).
She also studied stand-up comedy for a year at MICA with poet Jeremy Sigler, as well as acting briefly at Emerson College.
Abbi Jacobson began taking classes with the Atlantic Theater Company and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in 2017, where she met Ilana Glazer.
Abbi Jacobson Photo: MiCa
Between 2009 and 2011, Broad City, an offbeat web series centered on the misadventures of two female best friends in New York, was written and performed in by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer. Jacobson and Glazer adapted the series for a live show called Broad City Live at the Upright Citizens Brigade.
Jacobson wrote and performed a solo show called Welcome to Camp in New York and Los Angeles in 2011.
After being rejected by cable network FX, Comedy Central purchased the Broad City script in 2011. The series premiered in January 2014 to critical acclaim, becoming Comedy Central's highest-rated show at the time.
Comedy Central renewed Abbi Jacobson's show for a second season in February 2014, which was well received. Plaudits and positive feedback were pouring in from all directions. The series was then renewed for a third season in January 2015, which premiered on February 17, 2016.
Abbi Jacobson was cast in the film Person to Person, written and directed by Dustin Guy Defa, in December 2015. She was also in The Lego Ninjago Movie, which was released on September 22, 2017.
Abbi hosted A Piece of Work, a 10-episode podcast about modern and contemporary art co-produced by The Museum of Modern Art and WNYC Studios, in 2017.
Abbi Jacobson played Princess Bean in Matt Groening's Disenchantment (2018) and Katie Mitchell in Sony Pictures Animation's The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021).
Jacobson continues to illustrate and has published three books, the most recent of which was Carry This Book, a New York Times bestseller in 2016. In 2013, she released two coloring books, Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco.
Jacobson also released another book, I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff, in October 2018 through Grand Central Publishing.
Since October 2020, Abbi Jacobson has been dating Jodi Balfour. Prior to that, Jacobson stated in an interview sometime around 2018 that she dates men and women, but "they have to be funny, doing something they love."
- Revelation 13 (2009)
- Special Things to Do (2011)
- Upload (2011)
- High and Dry (2014)
- Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)
- The Master (2016)
- Person to Person (2017)
- The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017)
- 6 Balloons (2018)
- The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021)
- Vag Magazine (2010)
- Broad City (2010-2014)
- Jest Originals (2012)
- Moms V. Pros (2012)
- CollegeHumor (2013)
- Annie and a Side of Fries (2013)
- Broad City (2014-2019)
- Lucas Bros. Moving Co. (2015)
- Inside Amy Schumer (2015)
- Pickle and Peanut (2105)
- Lip Sync Battle (2015)
- BoJack Horseman (2016-2018)
- Portlandia (2017)
- Drunk History (2018)
- Crank Yankers (2019)
- Bob's Burgers (2020)
- Curb Your Enthusiasm (2020)
- A League of Their Own
- I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff (2018)
- Carry This Book (2016)
- Color This Book: New York City (2013)
- Color This book: San Francisco (2013)
Abbi Jacobson Net worth
With numbers of succesfull works to her name, Abbi Jacobson net worth is around $2,000,000 to $5,000,000.
Abbi Jacobson stand at 165 CM approximately 5 Feet 5 Inches tall.
Where's Abbi Jacobson now?
She is currently residing at New York City, New York, United States.
Facts about Abbi Jacobson
- Abbi Jacobson's ancestors include Ashkenazi Jews, French, Germans, Lithuanians, and Russians.
- Her parents divorced when she was 13 years old.
- She was born and raised in a Jewish family.
- She is capable of dating both men and women.
- Even as a child, she was fascinated by arts and crafts.
- Susan Mehr-Komm, Abbi's mother, made a cameo appearance on Broad City in 2010.
- She is the godmother of a baby boy named James.
- Abbi Jacobson is also a skilled voice actress who has played a variety of roles.
- Jacobson met Ilana Glazer while taking classes at Upright Citizens Brigade
- Abbi has received numerous nominations throughout her career, most notably for 'Broad City.'
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