Nasim Pedrad is an Iranian-origin American comedy actress. She is famous as the cast member of the 35th season of Saturday Night Live (1975). She worked actively on the show for five seasons from 2009 to 2014. Although she was highly active in this field since way before, her appearance in Saturday Night Live took her to new heights and fame. Besides, her performance in other sitcoms like “Scream Queens,” “People of Earth,” “Mulaney,” “New Girl” became fruitful to establish her career.
Short Introduction: Origin, Parents, Age, Height
Nasim Pedrad was born on 18th November 1981 to Parviz Pedrad and Arasteh Amani in Tehran, Iran. In 1984, the family moved to the US when Nasim was just two years old. They come from the Muslim community.
Pedrad’s family has two daughters as Nasim herself and her sister Nina Pedrad. Nina is now a comedy writer.
The two sisters were brought up in Irvine, California. They did their schooling from University High School. The comedy actress later graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television in 2003.
As of 2021, she is at age of 39 and stands at the height of 5 feet 3 inches or 163cm.
Career: Movies, TV Shows appearance, Chad
The 39-year-old made her first TV appearance on an episode of “Gilmore Girls” in 2000. She probably took a break to complete her graduation. After that, she made her comeback by making a guest appearance on “The Winner” in 2007. Since then, she has been continuously active in the field. She made a guest appearance on an American sitcom, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia(2005)”.
Pedrad became highly popular when she appeared as a cast member on five consecutive seasons of “Saturday Night Live” (1975) from 2009 to 2014. In 2014, she left the show to work on “Mulaney” (2014). She is immensely loved for playing the guest role of LAPD Officer Aly Nelson in “New Girl” (2011). She has also been featured in other popular sitcoms like “Scream Queens”(2015) and “People of Earth”(2016). In 2017, she joined the cast of “People of Earth” season 2.
Interestingly, she recently came up with a new sitcom, “Chad,” created and written by herself, where she plays the role of a 14-year-old boy. She had been developing the concepts for the show for the past five years, and here she came with a super-entertaining comedy show.
The comedian has also worked as a vocal artist for many animated films and series. She worked as a voice artist in Fox TV’s animated series “Allen Gregory”(2011). In 2012, she worked in the film “The Lorax” as a vocal artist. She also worked in “Despicable Me”(2013) as a voice artist.
Net Worth: Salary And Income Sources
As of 2021, Nasim’s net worth is roughly $3 million. However, she is bound to accumulate a lot as she is at the peak of her career. She has a huge fan base and gets a lot of appreciation and supports from them.
s a comedian, her average pay scale is $47395 annually. Since she is a highly demanded and popular comedian, we can surely assume that she earns much more than the mentioned amount.
Who Is Her Boyfriend? Is She Dating New Girl Co-star Lamorne Morris
The Chad star has not revealed her relationship status. However, she seems to be very close with her “New Girl” co-star Lamorne Morris.
The alleged couple has quite a fan following on social media. She also posts a lot of pictures with Morris on Instagram, fueling more to her romance rumors. Although the pair have not confirmed the rumors, they have not denied it, so their fans still have hope.