Aubrey Christina Plaza is an American actress and comedian, known mostly for her role as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom, Parks and Recreation. She is also popular for her having a romantic affair with a screenwriter and director, Jeff Baena. He is famed for his works in I Heart Huckabees and Life After Beth.
Early Life and Education of Aubrey Plaza
The American heartthrob, Aubrey Plaza was born on June 26, 1984, in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, to parents father David Plaza and mother Bernadette. Her father was a financial advisor while his mother was an attorney. She was named after the song, 'Aubrey' taken from an oldies American soft rock band, Bread.
Plaza has American nationality while her ethnicity seems to be of a mixed kind. She has Puerto Rican ancestry from her father's side while from her mother's side, she has an Irish, English ancestry.
Caption: Aubrey Plaza in her childhood
Source: Delaware Today
As for her educational background, Aubrey Plaza graduated from the Ursuline Academy in 2002. Later, she also graduated from the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2006.
Once during her college days in 2004, Aubrey suffered from a stroke that caused temporary paralysis and expressive aphasia. But, she has fully recovered from the disease.
Aubrey Plaza's Career and Awards
Before all this fame and name, Aubrey Plaza had a struggling career. She started out with a number of internships including one as an NBC page. During her college days, she also worked as an improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
Aubrey came to fame only after she appeared on the online series, The Jeannie Tate Show. She has also starred as Robin Gibney in ESPN's Mayne Street.
Plaza touched the heights of success only after she was cast as April Ludgate in the TV series, Parks and Recreation. She was in the show for over 6 years from 2009 to 2015.
YouTube: Aubrey Plaza as April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation
Up until now, the beautiful actress has appeared in somewhat 66 roles during her career. Some of her recent works include Legion, An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn, and Child's Play. She is currently working in an animated movie, The Ark and the Aardvark, alongside actors like Jenny Slate, Stephen Merchant, and Miles Teller.
Regarding his awards, Aubrey Plaza has been nominated for over 20 awards but, sadly she has just won 4 of them. She has won the award Film Independent Spirit Awards for Ingrid Goes West. Aubrey had shared the award with fellow actors Matt Spicer, Jared Goldman, and other cast members.
Aubrey Plaza's Net Worth
As an actress, Aubrey Plaza should have a decent amount of salary and net worth. Since she has been in over 66 movies and TV shows, she should have a minimum of $1 million in her bank account.
As of 2018, Aubrey Plaza has an astounding net worth of over $6 million. She earned all of her income from her career in the Hollywood industry.
Aubrey Plaza's Personal Life
Since way back, there have been rumors of the Damsels in Distress actress, Aubrey Plaza's relationship with the screenwriter and director Jeff Baena. Well, the rumors are true!
Jeff Baena and Aubrey Plaza have been dating since 2011. The pair lives together in Los Angeles, California as both of them have jobs in the place.
Even though the duo is dating each other, they have not been seen in the public since 2017. Might it be because they broke up? It could be! Aubrey is bisexual so there might be a slight chance for her break up with Jeff.
Aubrey Plaza Affairs
First Affair with Jeff Baena
She has an affairs with a writer and director, with his popular movies such as I Heart Huckabees (2004), Life After Beth (2014) and Joshy (2016),Jeff Baena.