Jena Friedman, an American comedian & writer

Comedian & Host Jena Friedman Biography

A native of New Jersey, Jena Friedman excelled in a wide variety of career experiences- be it as a host, producer & stand-up comedian. The host & director of comedy true-crime series Indefensible propelled herself in screenplay writing too; her screenplay of Borat Subsequent Moviefilm saw an Academy-Award nomination.

Furthermore, she penned The Conners (2018-19, 11 episodes) and Late Show with David Letterman (2011). Friedman is the creator of Soft Focus with Jena Friedman for Adult Swim.

What Is Age and Height of Jena Friedman?

Friedman is from Haddonfield, New Jersey, the USA, but keeps detail on her early life & family relatively low-key. Born on January 11, 1983, the American comedian & host is 38 years old as of late 2021. She has a height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Raised in a very conservative Jewish household, Jena hails from a white ethnic background.

A graduate of Northwestern University, The Daily Show producer has a degree in Anthropology. Shortly after graduation, Jena Frieman began to work as a health consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton before turning to the TV career.

Career As A Producer and Writer

Fond of exploring her abilities & welcoming challenges, the American comedian found herself with stand-up comedies during her early days. In 2007, she made her on-screen debut through the movie Carpeted Afterhours (2007). By the 2010s, Friedman was into TV production & began to earn acclaim after writing segments of Late Show with David Letterman (2011).

From 2012 to 2015, she produced 18 episodes of The Daily Show. It then followed her guest appearances in The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Conan, Debate wars, Neo Magazin, Noches con Platanito, The Mash Report, Joy of Quarantine and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Jena Friedman worked as a story editor in 11 episodes of The Conners (2018-19). Moreover, in 2020, she contributed to the screenplay of the Oscar-nominated movie Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, a mockumentary comedy starring Sacha Baron Cohen and Maria Bakalova.

Actress & comedian Jena Friedman contributed in screenplay of Academy Award-nominated 2020 film Borat
Actress & comedian Jena Friedman contributed to the screenplay of Academy Award-nominated 2020 film Borat
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Another notable acclaim of the Haddonfield-born is her solo show American Cunt; it was named one of the 10 Best Stand Up Comedy Specials of 2016.

Aside from being a contributing writer to The New Yorker, Jena serves as the host & director of AMC Plus comedic true-crime series Indefensible. Moreover, she is the creator of Adult Swim TV specials Soft Focus with Jena Friedman in 2018 & 2019.

How Much Is Net Worth of Jena Friedman In 2021?

The Borat film-writer has more than a decade-long dedicated career in the entertainment industry. With her progressive stints as a producer & writer, Friedman undeniably saw showers of fortune. Even though Jena tends to keep her actual salary low-key, she allegedly sums up hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.

As of 2021, the Indefensible host has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Aside from stints in various TV shows such as The Daily Show, The Conners, and Late Show with David Letterman, Friedman can collect a decent sum through endorsements as well.

Her Instagram account (@jenafriedman) with more than 21.1K followers can earn her $127 – $212 per sponsored post. Moreover, she runs a self-titled YouTube channel with over 5.64K subscribers.

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Is Jena Friedman Dating Anyone? Boyfriend, Relationship & More

Yes, the American comedian, producer & host is currently dating. Although Friedman barely talks about her love life in interviews, her Instagram posts do that for her. As of now, she is in a relationship with her boyfriend Josh Epstein who is her frequent IG mention.

On March 23, 2020, Jena wished him a birthday via her Instagram and confirmed that she was quarantined with him. Her boyfriend Josh is a musician from Detroit and goes by the Instagram handle @jrjrjosh.

Friedman with her boyfriend Josh
Friedman with her boyfriend Josh
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However, the duo is yet to open up much about their relationship beginning. Moreover, they are yet to announce their engagement or plans for marriage.

Jena Friedman is a dog lover and shares a chihuahua named Potato Epstein with her beau.

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Quick Fact of Jena Friedman

Date of Birth 11 January 1983
BirthplaceHaddonfield, New Jersey, USA
BoyfriendJosh Epstein
ProfessionStandup Comedian/Filmmaker/writer
Net Worth$2 million
EducationNorthwestern University

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