Iliza Shlesinger is someone to turn to if you want to tickle comedy. Iliza is best known for winning NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2008 and hosting shows like “Excused” and “Separation Anxiety.” She then went on to host her own talk show. She has also made a name for herself as an actress. Her hard work and talent has not gone unnoticed as even Netflix recognized her and has released five of her comedy specials on the platform to date. With such success, her fans are now curious to know more about Iliza’s life and whether she gave her heart to someone special. Well, we come with answers!
Iliza Shlesinger Family and Early Life
Iliza Shlesinger was born in New York City on February 22, 1983 (Age: 37 as of 2021). The comedian has a Jewish background and spent most of her childhood in Dallas, Texas, where she attended a private school in Addison. While growing up, Iliza was accompanied by her younger brother Ben. She also has two half-siblings, Brad and Emily. From her time in high school, Iliza was interested in comedy and movies. After graduation, she enrolled at the University of Kansas before transferring to Emerson College at the end of her freshman year.
Determined to follow her dreams, Iliza took a major in filmmaking and also became an integral part of Jimmy’s Traveling All-Stars, one of several comic book groups at Emerson College. Her time in college contributed significantly to her brilliant writing, and shortly after graduation, Iliza moved to Los Angeles in search of better comedy opportunities.
Iliza Shlesinger’s Former Relationships
Iliza Shlesinger has always preferred privacy when it comes to her personal life. She has used incidents from her previous relationships as content for her appearances but has refrained from taking the names of her ex-boyfriends. From her numerous sketches and interviews, we learn that Iliza had previously dated Shlesinger, although she was rather unlucky in love. She has endured several horrific situations in her previous relationships but has since managed to turn them into hilarious plots for her comedic skits.
There has also been speculation that Iliza may be in a relationship with comedian Bret Ernst. When Iliza started, the comic was spotted spending a lot of time with Bret, leading to rumors that the two were dating. However, this speculation has never been substantiated and Iliza has never called Bret her ex-boyfriend. Still, she called him a brilliant comedian who taught her the tricks of the trade as she embarked on her career.
Iliza Shlesingering Husband
Iliza Shlesinger is happily married to Noah Galuten, a noted chef and food blogger. The couple married in 2018 and have enjoyed a blissful married life ever since. Their first meeting was through a dating app in 2016, although Iliza used a different name on the platform and Noah didn’t know who he was talking to. However, the couple soon got in touch and started dating after Iliza made her identity clear.
Within less than a year of dating, Noah decided to take their relationship to the next level and proposed to Iliza, who happily accepted. On May 12, 2018, the two married in a beautiful wedding ceremony at the South Park Center in downtown Los Angeles. Since their marriage, the couple has been extremely happy and often takes to social media to show their devotion and affection for each other.
Noah and Iliza even enjoy doing things together. In 2020, the couple launched their pandemic Instagram special cooking show “Don’t Panic Pantry,” which quickly became a hit among fans. Although the two have not yet become parents, they share a love that is beautiful and inspiring to watch. We wish the couple the best of luck in their pursuit of even greater success.