With a start to a comedy career in her late teens, Gina Brillon now stands among the most-sought stand-up comedians. The Bronx, New York-raised Puerto Rican figure not only rock stages with her specials but also earned prominence as an actress & writer. Most notably, her comedy special Gina Brillon: The Floor won a Gracie Award in 2021.
Moreover, Brillon made several guest appearances in TV shows such as Gotham Comedy Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Comics Watching Comics, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
Early Life & Family- What Is Age & Height of Gina Brillon?
Brillon was born on April 7, 1980, in The Bronx, New York, the USA. But as for her nationality, she is a Puerto Rican. The youngest of two, Gina has an identical twin sister named Deborah Lynn, a singer-songwriter. Time & often, she shares pictures of her mother (Emily) and father on her Instagram.
As of 2021, the stand-up comedian (birthname: Angelina Brillon) is 41 years old and stands 5 feet 2 inches tall.
She is an alumna of Mary Mount Manhattan College; studied creative writing and Psychology there.
Comedian Since Her Teens- Success Story
By the late 90s, then-17-year-old Gina found her interest in a comedy career & subsequently went for stand-up gigs. Nearly a decade-long struggle and fast-forward, she made her TV debut through Live at Gotham in 2007. After that, Brillon worked in Latino 101 (2010-11), Comedy.TV (2012), and Gotham Comedy Live (2013).
Other TV appearances include The Queen Latifah Show, Chelsea Lately, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Comics Watching Comics, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Chuey Martinez Show.
In 2012, the Puerto Rican comedian became the first Latina to win NBC’s Stand up for Diversity Showcase. Her big break came after the 2014 one-hour special Pacifically Speaking. It not only flaunted her comedic skills but also earned TV series & movies offers. Gina Brillon worked in the film Alex Strangelove (2018) along with the TV series Kevin Can Wait and The Conners.
In 2021, her other comedy special Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava won a Gracie Award while earning a nomination for Imagen Award.
Did you know? Brillon was a participant in America’s Got Talent in 2021, where she finished Bottom 5 of the Top 10.
Gina Brillon Is Married- More About Husband, Relationship & Children!
The Pacifically Speaking comedian enjoys a blissful married life with her husband Jeremy Oren in New York. Both of them are active users of Instagram; Gina has more than 52.5K followers on her Instagram (@gbrillon) where she barely misses to update on her personal life.
Brillon’s husband Jeremy is a musician and specifically plays piano.
Not much about their courtship is out, except the two met back in 2014 and began dating shortly after. The two got engaged on January 15, 2017, after Oren proposed to Gina at Central Park in Manhattan, New York. Only after 8 months of engagement, the duo married on September 24 , 2017.
The wedding ceremony took place at Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan in front of their family members.
Together, Brillon and Oren are parents to a son named Jayden Gabriel Oren. The latter confirmed the arrival of their baby boy via Instagram on July 12, 2020.
The Puerto Rican stand-up comedian & actress often shares pictures of her beau and child on her Instagram as well as Twitter (@GinaBrillon).
How Much Is Net Worth of Gina Brillon?
As of 2021, Brillon has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Most often her fortune is compared with other comedy figures Jena Friedman and Nasim Pedrad who are worth $2 million & $3 million respectively. Not to mention that Gina earns through her comedy ventures, especially with her specials Pacifically Speaking and Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava.
Moreover, her Instagram account can sum her up to $208- $347 per sponsored post. In addition to that, she runs the YouTube channel GinaBrillon since February 13, 2010. The channel has more than 7.96K subscribers and a total of 374K views, which can pocket her a significant amount of money.
Currently based in the United States, Gina allegedly earns in the 6-digit figure annually. A stand-up comedian in the USA can sum up to $58,795 per year on average.