Jessica Kirson is a famous American stand-up comedian and actor. She featured in popular television shows like Premium Blend, Fresh Faces, Awesomely Bad, and Last Comic Standing. She is also the creator of the YouTube Series The Jessy K Show and The Jessica Kirson Podcast. She is from a family with famous siblings, which makes her well-known to the audience.
The 52-year-old comedian was born in 1969 in South Orange, New Jersey, where she also grew up with her siblings. She celebrates her birthday every year on 14th November, making her a Scorpio.
Parents and Family Background
Jessica is from a Jewish family. Her father is Jeffrey G.Kirson, and her mother is Jessica Kirson. In a show, she has mentioned that her family is quite open-minded despite being Jewish, as they immediately accepted her as a lesbian.
Unfortunately, she lost her father in 2020 during the covid-19 pandemic.
She is close to her mom and has shared many fun childhood experiences with her in her shows. She did a live stream with her mother on mother’s day of 2020.
The popular comedian has many famous siblings that are also involved in the entertainment industry. Her siblings are actor Zach Braff, writer Joshua Braff, fashion designer Shoshanna Braff, and screenwriter Adam J. Braff. They all have made their career in the entertainment industry and succeeded.
Jessica Kirson’s Career
Jessica started her career as an actor and comedian and has gained global fame through it. She has appeared in many famous shows like Premium Blend, Fresh Faces, Awesomely Bad, and Last Comic Standing.
Besides, she has also performed stand-up comedy on Comedy Central. She is a Consultant, Producer, and writer for a Robert DeNiro movie, ‘The Comedian.’
Personal Life: Marriage, Wife, and Kids
Jessica has been open about her sexuality as a lesbian. She got happily married to Danielle Sweeney in September 2014.
Danielle is in a different field a career than her wife. She is a mental health counselor working in New York. Danielle doesn’t like to be in the spotlight much despite being a celebrity’s wife. She wants to have her privacy and rarely shows up in public with her wife.
Kirson shared her wedding story in one of her shows and mentioned some major funny incidents that made her special day even more precious. The most memorable thing about her wedding was how her parents accepted her to marry a woman, and their only complaint was about her wife not being Jewish.
Jessica also mentions her stepmother demanding there be no non-vegetarian dishes as many religious people may attend.
The couple is even raising four daughters together and living as a happy family. Zoe, their first daughter, is 14 years old, while their second daughter, Bella, is five years old, and the other two daughters are twins, who are one-year-olds. She seems to be close to all of her daughters.
She posted a video with her daughter, Zoe, where they did a singing challenge. Jessica also posted another video challenging her second daughter Bella, where she had to wait to eat the Oreos in front of her until Jesica came back.
As much as she is having fun with her daughters, she faces a tough time with Bella’s heart disease. Bella is suffering from a rare heart condition and has gone through many surgeries at an early age. However, she and her wife are optimistic about the situation and are thankful to the doctors for their efforts.
Physical Appearance: Weight Loss
The comedian hasn’t revealed her body measurements yet. However, she has had an incredible weight loss journey and succeeded in having a healthy body. When she started her journey, she tweeted about it funnily.
As always, she was optimistic about her weight loss program and succeeded eventually.
How much is Jessica Kirson’s Net Worth?
Jessica has a net worth of over $2 million. She earns through her career in the entertainment industry. She owns a house where she lives with her wife and children.
Other Facts You Need To Know About Jessica Kirson:
She has received the Nightlife Award for the Best Stand-up Comedian in the New York City.
She debuted as an actor in 2014’s School Dance.
The MAC Awards has awarded her with ‘Best Female Comic.’
She launched her own podcast in 2013, titled ‘The Jessica Kirson Podcast.’
Her YouTube channel has more than 100 videos with 2.5 million views combined.