Marietta Sirleaf, who is popular by her stage name, Retta, is among the much famous stand-up comedians of the entertainment industry. Her fans and followers admire her comic timing and the punches. Active in the entertainment world since 1996, Retta is continuously working on the acting field as the renowned actress and comedian.
Her Professional Life
During the early stage of her career, Retta worked in the pharmaceutical research field. Later, she decided to pursue her career in the comedy act then moved to Los Angeles, California. Retta started her stand-up comedy from 1996.
She has made television appearances on many shows like ‘Welcome to the Parker,’ ‘It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,’ ‘The Jenny Jones Show’ and much more. Retta has also performed on ‘Premium Blend.’
The stand-up comedian Retta (Photo: blog.wfmt)
Retta has also featured on ‘Parks and Recreation,’ ‘Hollywood Game Night’ and also hosted 3rd Critics' Choice Television Awards in 2013. Similarly, some of her works are 'First Sunday’ (2008), ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ (2015), ‘Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life’ (2016) and much more.
Retta has made a mark in the entertainment industry by proving herself as a talented artist. She reportedly enjoys a net worth of $2 million. Besides that, she won Comedy Central's first Laugh Riots Stand-Up Competition in 1999. She has also won Shorty Awards for Best Actress.
Boyfriend And Affairs
There are not many details on the relationship of this comedian as she prefers to keep her personal life low key. No news regarding her affairs has surfaced in the media until now as she has featured in the headlines only with her career-related information.
As of now, it is not revealed whether or not Retta has a boyfriend. Until now, it is not certain whether Retta is committed to someone or not so, nothing can be said about her husband and married life. Perhaps the comedian might be enjoying a private love life along with an inclining career.
Due to the lack of the clues of her love life, Retta was also suspected to be in a lesbian relationship. So, to clear up the issue, Retta had used her Twitter account to clarify her sexual orientation.
The tweet of Retta hints that she is not engaged in any lesbian relationship and her sexual orientation is straight.
Her Family Life
Retta's Parents are the immigrants from Liberia. There are not any details if she had any siblings or not. Well, her aunt, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is the first female president of Liberia.
Born on April 12, 1970, in New Jersey, Retta is currently at the age of 47. Retta, who belongs to Americo-Liberian ethnicity, has the height of 5 feet 8 inches. Well, she is very active in using Twitter where she shares her day to day life. Similarly, she has also talked about her weight loss in one of her tweets posted back in October 2013. Retta's birth sign is Aries. She had attended Duke University.