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Rachel Feinstein is an American actress & a stand-up comedian.
Personal Life & Family Background :
- Rachel Feinstein was born on September 27th and raised in Bethesda, Maryland, to parents – a social worker mother and a civil rights lawyer/blues musician father. She grew up within a Jewish family.
- She attended Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Maryland.
- After struggling with depression growing up, Rachel moved to New York City at the age of seventeen with her then-boyfriend to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. She continues to reside in NYC.
- Rachel has been best friends with fellow stand-up comedian/actress Amy Schumer for years since a phase during which they were roommates.
- On September 8, 2018, Rachel married Peter ‘Pete’ Brennan, a captain in the fire department of New York. Amy Schumer was her maid of honor and helped with wedding preparations.
Career, Income, Salary & Net Worth :
- After moving to New York City when she was seventeen, Rachel worked for a short while in clothes shops and then worked in theater.
- In 2010, she jumpstarted her career as a comedian by appearing on the seventh season of the game show/reality TV show Last Comic Standing. The show involved six weeks of airtime on NBC, and it allowed Rachel to start headlining shows and earning a living as a stand-up comedian, as well as making her name in the city.
- Since then, Rachel has had numerous appearances on TV shows and specials- The View, The Bachelorette, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmores, The Late Late Show with James Corden, @midnight, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, The Standups, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
- Rachel has also starred in the movie Trainwreck alongside Amy Schumer, in the mini-series Samurai Love God, on the TV series Red Oaks, and again alongside Amy Schumer in I Feel Pretty.
- Her other major TV appearances include Judd Apatow’s TV series Crashing, as well as on Historical Roasts, and Wrestling with Joeylicious.
- Rachel has also had a number of comedy specials, most importantly the one hour special ‘Amy Schumer Presents Rachel Feinstein: Only W***s Wear Purple’.
- The talented comedian has also done voice acting, in particular for the popular 2013 video game Grand Theft Auto V, as well as Adult Swim’s Venture Brothers.
Trivia & Fun Facts :
- Rachel was fired from her first job in a New York City clothes shop in under four hours for not having the correct folding technique.
- She is very skilled with impressions, particularly when it comes to doing voices.
- Rachel is also good friends with fellow comedian Irene Bremus, who introduced Rachel to the man who would become her husband, Peter Brennan. Irene was a bridesmaid at Rachel’s wedding.
- She had a joint bachelor and bachelorette party with Peter at the Dream Hotel in New York City.
- Height : 5′ 7″