How much is Aubrey Plaza worth?
|Net Worth:||$7 Million|
|Date of Birth:||June 26, 1984|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who Is Aubrey Plaza
Aubrey Christina Plaza is an American film actress, director, producer, and stand-up comedian. Her career began in the 2000s as part of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. After spending some time improving her acting by performing improv and sketch comedy, Audrey became an actress.
The role that helped her achieve national recognition was that of April Ludgate in the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation”, which she reprised from 2009 to 2015 and it earned her several ALMA and Imagen Awards nominations. Now, the Hollywood actress is known for being one of the leading cast members of the FX series “Legion”, which also brought her several awards and nominations.
How did Aubrey Plaza earn her net worth?
Landing main roles in the likes of “The Legend of Korra”, “Welcome to Sweden”, “Criminal Minds”, and “Legion” has helped the actress become a millionaire in the past decade or so. In the mid-2000s, while still attending the School of Arts, she had many internships with NBC. She also worked as an NBC page for a few months in 2004. Around the same time, she began attending stand-up comedy shows, from which she was able to learn a lot.
Since 2004, Plaza has been performing sketch comedy and improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, which first earned her approximately $10.000, and in the past couple of years well over $100.000. In 2006, she made her film debut as she starred in two short projects – “Killswitch” and “In Love”. Three years later, she took part in the comedies “Mystery Team” and “Funny People”, from which she earned $15.000 in total. Also that year, she won the auditions for the role of April Ludgate in “Parks and Recreation”. She reprised the role for 125 from April 2009 to February 2015 and received more than $1.5 million in total.
Why is she so famous?
Audrey became famous when she joined the cast of “Parks and Recreation”. She was born on June 26, 1984, in Wilmington, Delaware. Her father, David, who’s is Puerto Rican, was a financial advisor while her mother, Bernadette, a European-American, worked as an attorney. Aubrey has two younger sisters – Natalie and Renee. She has revealed in several interviews that her name comes from the song “Aubrey” by the soft rock band Bread.
In 2002, Plaza attended the all-girls Catholic school Ursuline Academy, situated in her home town. During her time in the school, she was student council president, and, at the same time, she partook in several productions with the Wilmington Drama League. At the age of 20, she suffered a stroke which caused expressive aphasia and temporary paralysis. After she recovered, she moved to New York with the aspirations to become an actress and comedian. She enrolled at the Tisch School of the Arts, from which she graduated in 2006.
What makes her so successful?
What makes Aubrey Plazas so successful are her skills to do acting and sketch comedy. Concurrently with starring in the NBC sitcom, Aubrey starred in many other films and television series such as “Damsels in Distress”, “Safety Not Guaranteed”, “Addicted to Fresno”, “The Legend of Korra” and “Welcome to Sweden”. In 2016, she joined “Criminal Minds” for four episodes and then landed by far her most distinguished acting role in the FX hit series “Legion”, in which she reprises two different characters.
At the beginning of her career, before she even received roles in critically acclaimed productions, Aubrey also became a director, producer, and writer. Her debut as a director and producer came in the 2006 film “Fucked”. The following year, she wrote two episodes of “UCB Comedy Originals”, one of which she also directed. Most recently, she was a producer at the 35th edition of the Film Independent Spirit Awards and is expected to star and direct the television movie “Little Demon” among many other productions.
Aubrey Plaza is one of the most well-known faces on television. She began performing in the early years of the century and quickly landed many jobs at NBC. Besides starring in television films and series, she also directed and produced several productions. Now, she has a net worth of $7 million, which continues to grow thanks to her additional guest appearances on television programs such as realities and talk shows.