What is Iliza Shlesinger’s Net Worth?

Comedy has paved the way for most actors, leading them to the big screen, and this incredible woman is no exception. Spontaneous, and witty, comedian Iliza Shlesinger is an American comedian, television host, producer, and actor.

She gained popularity after being the first and youngest female to win NBC’s Last Comic Standing show. Being a great entertainer, she relayed her real-life experience with her ex-boyfriend into a movie, Good on Paper, featured on Netflix.

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With all her success, Shlesinger’s name is growing into a Hollywood name, and fans are curious to know more about her and how much she is worth.

Iliza Shlesinger’s net worth and how she made her money

Shlesinger’s net worth is estimated at $7 million. She has earned money through various means. Apart from being a comedian, Shlesinger took it upon herself to be the best version there is. In 2009, she was the narrator of the documentary, Imagine it! Power of Imagination, and contributed to Surviving the Holidays, with Lewis Black. Again, she has excellent writing skills and authored Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity.

In 2020, Iliza co-starred next to Mark Walberg in Spencer Confidential, which dropped on Netflix. Notably, she has also produced content on Netflix for the past eight years. Her other Netflix films include her stand-up specials Iliza Shlesinger: Elder Millennial, Freezin Hot, Iliza Shlesinger: Unveiled, and Confirmed Kills.

How did Iliza Shlesinger become a successful comedian and actor?

Shlesinger started her freshman year at the University of Kansas and later transferred to Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, to refine her writing and editing skills while majoring in film. While in school, she was a member of one of the campus groups, the comedy sketch group: Jimmy’s Traveling All-Stars.

After her college graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, and became a member of the popular Whiteboy Comedy Group, which brought her to the stage at The Improv in Hollywood. In 2007, Myspace had a contest, So You Think You’re Funny, where Shlesinger participated and won. She was named “Myspace Girl of the Week” by G4network.

Later in 2008, she made history by becoming the first female to win NBC’s Last Comic Show. Since then, Shlesinger has written for Heavy, and her other television credits include History Channel’s History of a Joke, John Oliver’s New York Standup Show, Comedy Central Presents Season 14 Episode 18, and TV Guide’s, America’s Next Top Producer.

Apart from cracking people’s ribs, she is also an actor famous for movies like Instant Family(2018), Spencer Confidential(2020), and her movie, Good on Paper(2021). She has also appeared in other films like Pieces of A Woman. In addition, she hosted the short-lived American reality-based competition series, Excused, which ran for two seasons. All these credits contribute to her expanding empire.

What has Iliza Shlesinger been up to lately?

RuPaul, an American drag queen, television personality, and author, recently hosted Iliza Shlesinger on Jimmy Kimmel’s live show. During the interview, the talented comedian and actor talked about her intentions to perform continuously while pregnant. While performing in San Antonio, Texas, she announced her pregnancy at the end of the show.

Shlesinger is not planning to hold back on her career as she is currently at The Beacon Theatre, New York, while seven months pregnant. Her upcoming weeks are booked with Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Music Hall and Cincinnati’s Taft Theatre tours.

As for her other tours planned for Europe and the UK, she plans to continue “until the wheels fall off” in January when her baby girl is due. Her fans are so delighted that they have sent in tons of congratulatory messages. 

Iliza Shlesinger is a hardworking woman in the comedy industry who has continuously worked on breaking down stereotypes, making her an inspiration for many. 

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