Nasim Pedrad : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Nasim Pedrad, an Iranian-American actress and comedian, has made a significant impact in Hollywood with her versatile acting skills and comedic timing. Known for her roles in popular TV shows and films, Pedrad’s journey from Tehran to Hollywood is a story of determination, talent, and hard work.

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on November 18, 1981, in Tehran, Iran, Nasim Pedrad moved to the United States with her family when she was just three years old. She grew up in Irvine, California, and developed an interest in acting at a young age. Pedrad graduated from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television in 2003.

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameNasim Pedrad
Alternative Names(s)Nasim Pedrad
Date of BirthNovember 18, 1981
Age (as of 2024)42 years
Zodiac SignScorpio
HometownIrvine, California
Current AddressN/A
Education QualificationUCLA School of Theater
Hobbies and InterestsPerforming, Writing
Languages KnownEnglish, Persian
Social Media ProfilesFacebook , Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia ProfileLink
IMDb ProfileLink
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest-Waist-Hips)33-25-34 inches
Height5′ 4″, 163 cm
Weight121 lbs, 55 kg
Chest33 inches
Waist25 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
HairstyleLong Wavy 
Distinctive FeaturesHis distinctive voice

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Pedrad’s family includes her parents, Arasteh Amani and Parviz Pedrad, and her younger sister, Nina, who is a comedy writer. Pedrad is fluent in Persian, reflecting her strong connection to her Iranian roots.

Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusSingle
Spouse – HusbandN/A
FatherParviz Pedrad
MotherArasteh Amani
Children N/A
Siblings Nina Pedrad
Affairs – Boyfriend(s) Lamorne Morris
Significant RelationshipsMartin Starr and Jay Pharoah

Rise to Stardom

Pedrad’s acting career began with minor roles in TV shows like “Gilmore Girls” and “ER”. However, her big break came in 2009 when she joined the cast of the NBC sketch comedy and variety series “Saturday Night Live” (SNL). She was a cast member on SNL from 2009 to 2014, becoming the first Iranian cast member to join the show.

Nasim Pedrad - Rise To Stardom
Nasim Pedrad – Rise To Stardom

Nasim Pedrad – Debut Film – The 73 Virgins (2005)

Nasim Pedrad – Successful Film – Cooties (2014)

Cooties (3/10) Movie CLIP - They've Got Cooties (2014) HD

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Pedrad’s career took off after SNL, leading to roles in various sitcoms and films. She starred in the Fox sitcoms “Mulaney” and “New Girl”, the Fox horror comedy series “Scream Queens”, and the TBS science fiction comedy series “People of Earth”. She also had voice roles in animated films like “The Lorax” and “Despicable Me 2”.

Pedrad received an LA Weekly Best Comedic Performance of the Year Award for her lead role in the comedic spoof “After School Special”.

Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, Comedian
Debut FilmNo Strings Attached
Notable RolesSNL, Mulaney
Recent FilmsDesperados
Upcoming FilmsWish
Popular TV SeriesSNL, New Girl
AwardsLA Weekly Award1
Endorsementseals, interests, and charities.
Philanthropy Workendorses, along with charitable contributions 
Professional AssociationsThe Groundlings
Training and EducationUCLA BFA
Production Company3 Arts Entertainment
Box Office HitsAladdin
Critically AcclaimedDespicable Me

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Dollars$3 Million
Per Movie Charges in DollarsNot Available
Per Endorsement Charges in Dollarsnine additional dollars
Sponsorship Dealsanalytics, and other vendors or service providers
Business Ventures N/A
InvestmentsReal Estate
Real Estate Holdings Best of New York
Luxury Items/Properties Owned This was Disney’s do-it-on-the-cheap movement to capitalize
Cars Collection Cartoons

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorJake Ryan
Favorite ActressN/A
Favorite FilmDespicable Me
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportMartial Arts
Favorite BooksA Little Life
Favorite Colourbrown
Favorite FoodPersian Food
LikesSketch Comedy, Persian Heritage, Confidence
DislikesBullying, Ineptitude

Top 5 Best Films – Nasim Pedrad

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
The Lorax2012Once-ler’s Mom
Despicable Me 22013Jillian

Controversies – Nasim Pedrad

  • Pedrad’s portrayal of a 14-year-old boy in her show “Chad” sparked discussions about the show’s commitment to cringe comedy.
  • The decision to leave SNL to join John Mulaney’s show “Mulaney”, which was canceled after just one season.

Interesting Facts – Nasim Pedrad

  • Pedrad was the first female Middle-Eastern SNL cast member.
  • She worked at children’s parties as a Dora the Explorer impersonator before breaking into the acting scene.
  • Tina Fey encouraged Pedrad to audition for SNL.
  • She is bilingual and is fluent in Farsi.
  • Pedrad described herself as a “tomboy” when she was growing up.
  • She created, produces, and stars in the TBS sitcom “Chad”.

In conclusion, Nasim Pedrad’s journey from Tehran to Hollywood is a testament to her talent, hard work, and determination.

Her diverse roles and performances have not only entertained audiences but also broken barriers for Middle Eastern actors in Hollywood. Pedrad’s story is an inspiration for aspiring actors worldwide.

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