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Actor/Comedian Danielle Pinnock Bio: Age. Net Worth, & Husband

American actress, comedian and writer Danielle Pinnock rose to fame from her role as Alberta on the CBS sitcom Ghosts. She is also known for her supporting roles on Young Sheldon, A Black Lady Sketch Show, This Is Us, Workaholics, etc.

She first grabbed audiences’ attention with her one-woman dissertation show Body/Courage, which centers on body positivity and diet culture. The NBC Bob Curry Fellowship alum from The Second City Chicago, Pinnock, is also a comedian. She is the co-creator of the viral online sketch series Hashtag Booked.

As for her personal life, the comedian is married to Jack Wallace. Learn more about her professional and personal life, including age, husband and net worth.

Early Life- Age, Height, Parents, Education

Danielle Pinnock was born on May 11, 1988, in Bostock, Massachusetts, the U.S.A. Her family emigrated to America from Jamaica when she was ten, and she was raised in Teaneck, New Jersey. Pinnock also has a sister whose identity has been revealed. Currently, she is 33-year-old and stands at 5′ 5″ (165 cm).

According to Wikipedia, Danielle’s father passed away when both the daughters were very young-the actress was 16 years old.

Source: Instagram @bodycourage
Young Pinnock with her dad and mom

The comedian posted the picture on her father’s 17th death anniversary. She captioned the photo as-

Today is the 17th anniversary of my dad’s passing. I’m with my grandma who I haven’t seen since 2019 cause of the pandemic. A lot of photos got lost when my family emigrated to America from Jamaica, but my grandma kept these for me.

Dannielle also shared about having complicated relation with her dad:

My father and I had a very complicated relationship but I loved him so much. In the pandemic my sister and I have been writing letters to figure out who this man really was. These pictures mean the world to me. Having my grandmother share stories about him, who he was as a kid, what he liked and didn’t like. Missing him so much. I hope I’m making him proud.

Pinnock went to Saddle River Day School. Later, she joined Temple University, majoring in theater and communications, and received a degree in acting from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Personal Life- Who Is Danielle Pinnock’s Husband? Does She Have Children?

Danielle Pinnock is married to Jack Wallace. The couple first met during the school graduation program at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and tied the knot on 10th August 2013 after dating for a few years. Her husband is a professional voice, text, and dialect coach.

Pinnock’s mother had a stroke just the night before their marriage. So, they tied the knot in the hospital; the ceremony took place in an emergency room at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck. Later the duo wed in the church to follow all the rituals.

Source: Instagram @accentcoachjack
Danielle with her husband Jack Wallace

Wallace and Pinnock have been together for more than a decade and married for nine years, and are going stronger together. The comedian/writer calls her spouse “the best husband on planet Earth.” Wallace is also very supportive of her, and her new and most deserve fame.

“Everything’s started to kind of slot into place,” he says of her career. “For the past nine years since graduation, she’s always been creating her own work, but eventually things start to align. And so it’s amazing to see all of these years of hard work finally paying off.”

Though many online sources have claimed them to be parents of two, it is hoax news, and the couple is yet to have children.

Career Highlights-Theatre Artist, Actress, Writer, & Comedian

Danielle Pinnock began performing in local theater productions at the Garage Theater Group during her teenage years. She also took training in improv and sketch comedy at Second City in Chicago.

Also, Pinnock is an American actress Anna Deavere Smith student and has trained in Off-Broadway, regional. She has performed in theatres such as the Goodman, Geffen Playhouse and The Kennedy Center.

The artist is most known for her one-woman dissertation show Body/Courage. She interviewed more than 300 people for her role, which centers around body image and diet culture. Danielle wrote the role with the hope of creating a healthy body image perception among people.

She won Best Actress at the New York festival and TimeOut Theatre Award for her performance.

As An Actress: Roles In Young Sheldon And Ghosts

Pinnock has been active in the acting industry since 2016. She made her television debut in the role of Ruth in the Television series; This is Us. Some of her popular films and Tv series are as follows:-

  • Get Shorty- Danielle grabbed the recurring role in an American comedy-drama television series, Get Shorty, created by Davey Holmes. She is portrayed as Pamila and shares the screen with the stars like Chris O’Dowd, Ray Romano, Sean Bridgers, and Lidia Porto.
  • Young Sheldon- Similarly, the actress played the role of Evelyn Ingram, Sheldon’s math teacher at Medford High, in seasons 1 to 4 of Young Sheldon. The TV series features actors like Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, and Montana Jordan.
  • Doug Unplugs- Likewise, a Young Sheldon alum played the voice of Kath in an American television series, Doug Unplugs. The TV series follows a robot, Doug, and his human friend, Emma, as they experience and learn how the world works.
  • Ghosts- Danielle Pinnock gained huge media and public attention from the American series, Ghosts. The sitcom is based on a British show of the same name. She starred as Alberta Haynes, a flamboyant Prohibition-era jazz singer who died from poison.
Source: Instagram @bodycourage
Poster of Ghosts

Additionally, actress cum comedian appeared in Tv series like This is Us, Workaholics, Scandal, Teachers, Dollface, and so on. Also, she is featured in the films, Tell It Like a Woman and The Undertaker’s Wife.

Co-creator Of Hashtag Booked

Along with theatre actor LaNisa Frederick, Danielle Pinnock created the viral online sketch series Hashtag Booked. It was basically a 50-seconds video capturing the moments of #actorslife with searing specificity and laugh-out-loud improvisation.

The videos went viral and has millions of views. Forbes mentioned their videos as “hilarious skits that help the world laugh, keep from crying, during the pandemic.” 

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How Much Is The Net Worth Of Danielle Pinnock?

Danielle Pinnock is reportedly worth $1 million as of May 2022. Her primary income sources are her multiple professions as an actor, writer and comedian. She makes $100k on average annually.

Also, Pinnock makes a considerable amount from sponsorships, endorsements, and ad campaigns.

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