Iliza Shlesinger

Iliza Shlesinger

Name Iliza Shlesinger
Profession Comedian
Date of Birth 1984-02-22
Place of Birth New York City, NY
Death Date
Birth Sign Pisces

About Iliza Shlesinger

Comedienne best known for winning the sixth season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. She also hosted the CBS dating show Excused from 2011 to 2013 and starred in her own late night show called Truth and Iliza in 2017.

Early Life of Iliza Shlesinger

She began her collegiate studies at the University of Kansas, then transferred to Emerson College in Boston, where she studied film and was a member of a sketch comedy troupe. She began her stand-up career upon moving to Los Angeles after school.


Her first comedy special War Paint was released on Netflix in 2013, followed by her second comedy special, Freezing Hot, in 2015.

Family Life

She was born in New York City and raised in Dallas, Texas. She has a younger brother named Ben, a half-brother named Brad and a half-sister named Emily. She also has a dachshund named Blanch. She married Noah Galuten in 2018. 

Associated With

She and Holly Hunter both appeared in the 2013 film Paradise, which was directed by Diablo Cody.

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