Abbi Jacobson

About Abbi Jacobson

Who is it?: Actress, Writer, Producer
Birth Day: February 01, 1984
Birth Place:  Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Birth Sign: Pisces
Alma mater: Maryland Institute College of Art
Occupation: Comedian, actress, writer, illustrator
Years active: 2009–present

Abbi Jacobson Net Worth

Abbi Jacobson was bornon February 01, 1984 in  Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, is Actress, Writer, Producer. Abbi Jacobson was born on February 1, 1984 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Broad City (2014), Broad City (2010) and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016).
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💰 Net worth: $1.4 Million

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Biography/Timeline

2006

She moved to New York City after graduating from MICA in 2006; she began taking classes with the Atlantic Theater Company and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, where she met Ilana Glazer. Jacobson is bisexual.

2009

From 2009 to 2011, Jacobson and Glazer wrote and performed in a web series titled Broad City, which focused on their lives in New York. The series was nominated for an ECNY Award for Best Web Series. It was well received by critics and developed a cult following. At the Upright Citizens Brigade, Jacobson and Glazer adapted the series into a live show that they performed in, called Broad City Live.

2011

In 2011, Jacobson wrote and performed in a solo show called Welcome to Camp, which ran in New York and Los Angeles.

2013

In 2013, Jacobson published two coloring books with Chronicle Books: Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco. Jacobson also illustrated a book titled Carry This Book, published October 2016 by Viking Press. It features colorful, humorous illustrations of the imagined contents of various celebrities' bags. “I have always been intrigued by what people carry around with them. It can tell you everything,” says Jacobson in the book's introduction. Well-received by critics, Carry This Book was a New York Times bestseller.

2014

In February 2014, Comedy Central renewed the show for a second season. Season two received positive reviews, with Metacritic giving it a score of 89 out of 100, based on reviews from 8 critics, indicating "universal acclaim." Rotten Tomatoes gave the second season a rating of 100%, based on reviews from 11 critics, with the site's consensus: "Led by two of the funniest women on TV, Broad City uses its stars' vibrant chemistry to lend an element of authenticity to the show's chaotic yet enlightening brand of comedy."

2016

In January 2015, the series was then renewed for a third season, which premiered on February 17, 2016. In January 2016, the series was renewed for a fourth and a fifth season.

2017

In 2017, Jacobson hosted a 10-episode podcast about modern and contemporary art called A Piece of Work co-produced by The Museum of Modern Art and WNYC Studios.

2019

The show has received critical acclaim from fans and critics alike. Review aggregation website Metacritic noted season 1 received "generally favorable reviews," giving it a score of 75 out of 100, based on reviews from 14 critics. Karen Valby from Entertainment Weekly described the show as a "deeply weird, weirdly sweet, and completely hilarious comedy." The Wall Street Journal referred to the show as "Sneak Attack Feminism." Critic Megan Angelo quotes Abbi Jacobson, main star of Comedy Central's Broad City: "If you watch one of our episodes, there’s not a big message, but if you watch all of them, I think, they’re empowering to women.” The A.V. Club critic Caroline Framke wrote that Broad City was "worth watching" despite its "well-trod premise," and that the series is "remarkably self-possessed, even in its first episode."