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10 Famous Facts Revealed About Chelsea Peretti

1. Chelsea Vanessa Peretti is an American stand-up comedian, actress and writer.

2. She is known for portraying Gina Linetti on the Fox comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

3. Peretti was born and raised in Oakland, California, Peretti attended The College Preparatory School in Oakland.

4. Peretti has written for The Village Voice, Details, Playgirl, Jest, American Theatre Magazine, as well as online publications like The Huffington Post.

5. While in New York she made short films with Variety SHAC, a comedy troupe she formed in 2004 along with Andrea Rosen, Heather Lawless, and Shonali Bhowmik.

6. She appeared as a guest correspondent on one episode of Lopez Tonight interviewing local citizens about Prop 8.

7. She has made several guest appearances on podcasts including Doug Loves Movies, How Did This Get Made?, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, The Todd Glass Show, The Lavender Hour, The Bone Zone with Brendon Walsh and Randy Liedtke, and Comedy Bang!

8. In October 2012, Peretti launched her own call-in podcast, Call Chelsea Peretti.

9. Peretti guest-starred in the Comedy Central series Kroll Show as Farley, a love interest of Bobby Bottleservice.

10. She is the sister of American internet entrepreneur Jonah Peretti, who founded Buzzfeed and co-founded The Huffington Post.

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