Blessed with the talents of cracking jokes and lifting up spirits even in the intense situation, Retta has intrigued the audience several times with her perfect comic timing and confidence. Retta is an American stand-up comedian and actress, popular for the portrayal of Donna Meagle on the hit NBC series, ‘Parks and Recreation’ and Barbara in Bravo’s, ‘Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce.'
Career and Progression:
Retta began performing stand-up comedy in 1996 and soon started touring on the college circuit due to low income. Later, she entered the television and made appearances on the renowned shows such as ‘Welcome to the Parker’, ‘The Soup,' ‘Moesha’ and ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.'
Moreover, she has played comic roles in several movies such as, ‘Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star,' ‘Sex and Death 101’, ‘Other People,' and ‘Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life.' Retta has also been a part of multiple television shows including ‘Freddie,' ‘Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce’ and ‘Good Girls.' She is now busy with her upcoming movie which is scheduled to release on December 22, 2017.
How much is Retta’s Net Worth?
Retta reportedly enjoys an enormous net worth of $2 million dollars. The comedian accumulated the amount from her works in multiple television shows and movies, most importantly in ‘Perks and Recreation,' ‘Premium Blend’ and ‘Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce.' Her earnings from the stage performances, commercials and tours also must have helped in enhancing her worth.
Is Retta Married? Or Still Searching for an Ideal Husband?
In contrary to her career, the personal life of Retta seems to be stagnant and away from public’s eye. The comedian, who doesn’t miss to share her opinions on every topic possible, is quite secretive when it comes to her personal matters. She prefers discussing her professional works and achievements during interviews but avoids speaking about her private life and relationship.
The 47 years old actress, Retta hasn’t appeared in the headlines with any of the information about her dating and boyfriend so far. However, considering her age, it’s hard to believe that she has not gone through having been in a relationship in her entire life.
We never know, she might be secretly married and enjoying a lovely husband wife relationship. Besides, there are also chances that she is single and still searching for the ideal partner.
Retta's Short Bio and Family:
Marietta Sirleaf, widely known as, Retta was born on April 12, 1970, in New Jersey, American. She is the family member of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Liberian president. She completed her graduation from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She first worked in the pharmaceutical research field before migrating to Los Angeles.
Retta, who evidently has the issues with her weight doesn’t seem to care much about it, however, in the recent days, she seems to have gone through some weight loss. The witty comedian and actress belongs to African ethnicity and has an ideal height of 5 feet 8 inches.