Nasim Pedrad is an Iranian-American actress and comedian best known for her roles in the films Alladin and The Princess Bride. She began her acting career after graduating from high school and has since starred in a number of TV shows and films in the Hollywood world.
The actress was born in Tehran and has appeared on Saturday Night Live for five seasons. She has voiced characters in The Lorax and Despicable Me 2 in addition to her acting career.
Does She Have A Husband Or Is She A Lesbian?
Nasim Pedrad’s personal life is shrouded in secrecy. There is no detail about her future boyfriend because the popular actress has managed to keep her dating affairs secret.
Her romantic tale has piqued the attention of her fans and viewers despite the lack of detail about her relationship.
However, it is understood that during her high school years, she had a huge crush on two celebrities, Conan O’Brien and Macaulay Culkin. She had a vision board in her bedroom with pictures of the movie “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,” Claire Danes, Destiny’s Child, and O’Brien, according to sources.
She played a 14-year-old pubescent Persian boy in the TBS series Chad, which sparked a lot of controversy and speculation about her sexuality.
She is not a gay or lesbian because she likes boys, despite the fact that she played a boy in the film.
Movies & TV Shows; Net Worth
Nasim Pedrad’s net worth is derived from her personal work as an actress and comedian. Her reported net worth of $3 million has been shattered.
She went on to act in numerous shows after graduation, including the one-woman show Me, Myself & Iran at the ImprovOlympic Los Angeles divisions and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater with the Sunday Company at The Groundlings. The show was chosen for the HBO Comedy Festival in 2007. She won a LA Weekly Best Comedic Performance of the Year award for her role as the lead in the comedy spinoff After School Special. Then, on an episode of Gilmore Girls, she made her television debut. In 2007, she appeared as a guest on The Winner, and two years later, she joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in its 35th season.
In 2011, she gave her voice to the Fox animated series Allen Gregory. She was given a small part in the 2011 film No Strings Attached and a role in the 2012 film The Dictator the same year. She also had a supporting role in the animated feature film The Lorax, in which she voiced a character.
In 2013, she reprised her role as a supporting character in Despicable Me 2. She was cast as an LAPD officer in a recurring guest appearance on the Fox sitcom New Girl in early 2015. After a year, she appeared in an Old Navy ad alongside comedian Kumai Nanjiani and other SNL cast members Cecily Strong and Jay Pharoah.
She has also acted in films such as No Strings Attached and The Dictator, as well as voiced roles in The Lorax and Despicable Me 2. Her acting career includes roles on The Meredith Vieira Show, Mulaney, People of Earth, and New Girl, among others.
She recently appeared in the 2019 film Alladin, in which she played Dalia.
Siblings And Family
Nasim Pedrad was raised in Tehran by her Muslim parents, Arasteh Amani and Parviz Pedrad, who also raised her sister Nina Pedrad. Nina is a comedy writer who penned the New Girl episode.
She initially left Iran and lived with her mother in Germany for a year. Nasim moved to the United States with her family when she was three years old, in 1984. Her 97-year-old Iranian grandmother passed away in 2018.
Nasim Pedrad celebrates her birthday on November 18th, 1981, in Tehran, Iran. She is of Persian descent and holds the Iranian nationality. She is 5 feet and 4 inches (1.63 m) tall, with a healthy body weight and measurements.
Karate was something she learned as a teenager. She went to UCLA School of Theatre for her education and graduated in 2003.