About Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza is an actress/comedian/producer from America. She is popular among the audience for her role as April Ludgate in the sitcom “Parks and Recreation.” She was also the lead character in the 2012 romantic comedy “Safety Not Guaranteed.” She has also made an appearance in “Funny People,” “Legion,” “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” and “Child’s Play.” In her career of over ten years, the thirty-six years old actress has made an appearance in over thirty-five films, 20 television series, and a few music videos. For her performance, she nominated for over twenty award functions.

Quick Info
Full NameAubrey Christina Plaza
Date of BirthJune 26, 1984
Birth PlaceWilmington, Delaware
Parent(s)David and Bernadette Plaza
OccupationActress, Comedian, Producer
Partner(s)Jeff Baena (2011–present)
Net WorthUS $6 Million

Early Life

Aubrey Plaza was born as Aubrey Christina Plaza to David and Bernadette Plaza on 26th June 1984 in Wilmington. She is the eldest siblings and has two younger sisters. She grew up as a Catholic. Her name came after the song Aubrey by the rock band “Bread.” During her school years, she had been a part of the Wilmington Drama League and was also the president of the Student Council.

She attended the Ursuline Academy and completed her high school from there in 2002. She then attended Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Later, She graduated with a degree in film studies in 2006.

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In Film

Aubrey Plaza’s debut in the film industry came from a short role in the 2006 short film “Killswitch.” The same year, she was also part of another short film, “In Love” as Julie. In 2009, she portrayed Kelly Peters in the comedy film “Mystery Team.” She also made an appearance as Daisy Danby in “Funny People” the same year.

She was part of the 2010 comedy film “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” as Julie Powers. The film is an adaptation of the novel series “Scott Pilgrim” by Bryan Lee O’Malley. The film was received positively by the critics but was not well-received by the audience. It only grossed $48 million against a budget of $85 million.

In 2011, she featured in three different films; “Damsels in Distress,” “Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You,” and “10 Years”. Her first lead role came in the 2012 romantic comedy “Safety Not Guaranteed” as Darius Britt. The film was critically successful. It also grossed over $4 million in the box-office; it had a budget of $750,000. The same year, she also played Marine in “A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III.”

She voiced Sachiko Hirokouji in the English version of the Japanese animated movie “From Up on Poppy Hill” in 2013. She was also the voice of Claire Wheeler in “Monsters University.” She did six other film/short films in 2013. Her different voice roles in films include Grumpy Cat in “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever” and a Pinecone in “King Knight.”

She has also made an appearance in the documentaries, “The Pistol Shrimps” in 2016 and “Take my Nose…Please!” in 2017. Her other movies include “Dirty Grandpa,” “Addicted to Fresno,” “Joshy,” “The Litter Hours” (also a producer), and “An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn.” She will be featuring in the upcoming films “Best Sellers” and “The Ark and the Aardvark.”

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In Television

Aubrey Plaza’s first role in television was in the episode “Tracy Does Conan” in the 2006 sitcom “30 Rock”. She was then featured in the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation” in 2009. She played April Ludgate in the series. The series has seven seasons with 126 episodes; each episode is about forty minutes long. Both audience and critics loved the series. It has an 8.6 rating in IMDb from over 200 thousand reviews. Furthermore, Plaza featured in 125 episodes of the show. Her performance in the series won her multiple award nominations.

She was seen in “Portlandia” as Beth for three episodes in 2011. In 2017, she was part of the series “Legion” as Amahl Farouk for twenty-seven episodes. She has also voiced several characters on television, including Nocturna in “SpongeBob SquarePants,” Lucy in “Castle,” Eska in “The Legend of Korra,” and a few others. She was also the host of the 35th Independent Spirit Awards in 2020. The same year she made an appearance in the episode “Sleep Mode” of “Muppets Now.” Her other television series include “Drunk History,” “Easy,” “Comedy Bang! Bang!” “Welcome to Sweden,” “Maron,” and a few more. She appeared in MVs of artists like JC Brooks and Cassorla.


In her career form 2006 till present, she has been nominated in over twenty award functions, including two Young Hollywood Awards. She has won six of them.

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Personal Life

Aubrey Plaza has been in a relationship with John Gallagher Jr. and Michael Cera before getting together Jeff Baena. They are together since in 2011 and currently reside in LA.

She has Puerto Rican/American and English ancestry.

She is famous for her deadpan dialogue delivery and her expressive eyes.

Height and Weight

Aubrey Plaza is 1.68 meters or five feet and six inches in height and weighs fifty-four kilograms.

Social Media

Aubrey Plaza has over 2.6 million followers in her official Instagram handle @plazadeaubrey, and over 1.9 million followers in her official Twitter handle @evilhag.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, Aubrey Plaza has an estimated net worth of over $6 million.