Bio Summary

Full Name: Nasim Pedrad

Birthdate: November 18, 1981

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Sex: Female

Status: Unknown

Known for: Actress, writer, and comedian

Nasim Pedrad

Nasim Pedrad is a well-known personality in the world of entertainment. The American actress and comedienne, who was born in Iran, has been in the business for more than two decades. She has a long list of accomplishments, including becoming the first female Middle Eastern cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Her life story is really worth reading. Nasim Pedrad is more than just a comedian and actor. She’s also the producer of Chad, a TBS comedy in which she also appears as the eponymous character.

Family and childhood

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Nasim Pedrad as a child

Nasim was born in Tehran, Iran, on November 18th, 1981, to Arasteh Amani and Parviz Pedrad. Nina Pedrad was born into a Muslim background, which included herself, her parents, and her junior sister.

Nina Pedrad, Nasim’s sister, is a well-known presence in Hollywood as a professional comedian who has appeared on shows such as 30 Rock and New Girl.

Nasim and Nina are both Persian native speakers. Nasim’s family migrated from Iran to the United States when she was 3 years old, in 1984.

Body measurements

Many people are envious of Nasim Pedrad’s stunning figure, and deservedly so. The actress is 5 feet 4 inches tall, which is around 1.63 meters or 163 cm.

Her body measures 33-25-34 inches and she weighs about 55 kilos (121 pounds).

Her hair is brown, and her eyes are brown as well. Her clothing size is 4 in US measurements, and she has a thin body type.


Nasim started her professional career as an actor with The Groundlings’ Sunday Company. She also played her one-woman performance, Me, Myself & Iran, at the ImprovOlympic and Upright Citizens Brigade Theaters in Los Angeles. She also presented Me, Myself, and Iran in Las Vegas at the 2007 HBO Comedy Festival.

Nasim’s filmography stretches back to 1999, when she debuted in The Mike & Ben Show, but it was when she joined Saturday Night Live that her career truly took off.

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Nasim Pedrad on Saturday Night Live

Nasim Pedrad’s SNL career started when she appeared in front of Tina Fey, who urged her to try out for the show. She did parodies of Victoria Beckham, Dora the Explorer, and Superior Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor during her audition.

She joined the show in 2009, when it was in its 35th season. This gave her the show’s first female Middle Eastern cast member, as well as its first Iranian cast member. In the 2011-2012 season of Saturday Night Live, Nasim Pedrad became a regular performer after two years as a featured cast member.

During his time on Saturday Night Live, the comic did impressions of celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Arianna Huffington, and Aziz Ansari, and others. Nasim left Saturday Night Live in the fall of 2014 to concentrate on Mulaney, a new Fox sitcom.

Mulaney was canceled by Fox on October 18th, 2014, after the number of episodes was reduced from 16 to 13.

Nasim received a regular role as LAPD officer Aly Nelson in New Girl in 2015. Aside from that, the actress has been in a number of notable productions.

yNasim Pedrad’s films and television series

Here’s a rundown of all the projects in which Nasim has appeared, along with the roles she’s played in each.

2005The 73 VirginsZahra
2008A Thousand WordsThe Photographer
2011No Strings AttachedWriter
2012The DictatorFemale GMW Host
2012The LoraxIsabella Once-ler (voice)
2013Despicable Me 2Jillian (voice)
2014CootiesRebekkah Halverson
2019Corporate AnimalsSuzy
2020DesperadosWesley Darya
Source: Wikipedia


2006Gilmore GirlsWaitress
2007The WinnerWaitress
2007–2009ERNurse Suri
2009It’s Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaLucy
Saturday Night LiveVarious characters
2011Allen GregoryVal / Brinique (voice)
2013The AwesomesVarious voices
2014–2015TripTankVarious voices
2014–2015MulaneyJane Parvana
2015–2018New GirlAly Nelson
2015Scream QueensGigi Caldwell
2016The Mindy ProjectDr. Yasmin Maloof
2017People of EarthSpecial Agent Alex Foster
2017Big MouthFatima (voice)
2017Curb Your EnthusiasmNuma
2018Brooklyn Nine-NineKate Peralta
2018No ActivityUnknown
2021Just BeyondMiss Genevieve

Nasim Pedrad’s net worth

Nasim has a net worth of $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

What about Nasim Pedrad husband? 

The actress has kept her personal life completely private. As a result, it’s unclear whether Nasim Pedrad has a boyfriend or is married. Many people have wondered if Nasim Pedrad is a lesbian because of her secrecy when it comes to her personal life. – a query to which no answer may be given due to the celebrity’s private life.

 Social media

Nasim has a verified Instagram account with 344k followers.