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The TV actress Abbi Jacobson has a $3 million fortune. On February 1st, 1984, Abbi Jacobson entered this world. Comedian and co-star with Ilana Glazer on the hit Comedy Central series Broad City. She then voiced Princess Bean on the Netflix cartoon series Disenchantment. There are various colouring books with her illustrations that have been released.

Early Years

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Abbi Jacobson’s birth date is 2/1/84 in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Her birth name is Abbi Lee Jacobson. Both her mom, Susan Komm, and dad, Alan, have creative professions. Abbi Jacobson and her older brother Brian were raised in a Jewish household where they attended Valley Forge Middle School and Conestoga High School, respectively. After high school she went on to study video production and fine arts at Maryland Institute College of Art, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1984.

Abbi studied acting for a semester at Emerson College in Boston, but she also took lessons in stand-up comedy. She moved to New York after finishing university and enrolled in classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade.

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It was in 2009 that Jacobson and Ilana Glazer began working together on their web sitcom, “Broad City.” After seeing “Broad City,” UCB co-founder Amy Poehler met with Abbi and Ilana to help them develop a pilot for a TV series and made a cameo appearance in the web series’ conclusion.

Poehler agreed to join the production team for the possible “Broad City” TV series, and while the FX network showed interest at first by buying a writing commitment, Comedy Central ended up buying the script after FX rejected it. On January 22, 2014, the first episode of “Broad City” was broadcast on Comedy Central. The show ran for five seasons and a total of 50 episodes. After receiving high marks from critics, “Vanity Fair” ranked it as the ninth finest show of the decade.

In addition to her roles in “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” which grossed $108 million worldwide, Jacobson has acted in the short films “Special Things to Do” (2011), “Upload” (2011), and “High and Dry” (2014). In 2016, she co-starred with Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, and Rose Byrne. Since 2017, she has voiced Princess Bean on the Netflix series “Disenchantment.” Her guest appearances include “Inside Amy Schumer” (2015), “Portlandia” (2017), “Drunk History” (2018), and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (2020).

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Abbi Jacobson Engaged

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Abbi Jacobson and Jodi Balfour are engaged! The Broad City alum made her red carpet debut with Balfour at the Los Angeles premiere of their new Amazon Prime Video series, A League of Their Own, where the two sported matching engagement rings and strolled hand in hand.

Although Jacobson confirmed the connection with an Instagram post in October 2017, she has been somewhat private about it since then. Balfour also published an online piece in which she referred to her partner as “365 days of the best surprise of my life.”

After Balfour publicly came out as gay on Instagram in June of last year, the couple made their relationship official shortly thereafter. Actress added, “It is undoubtedly freeing… to fully embrace and explore my queerness,” beside a mirror selfie of herself wearing an overall.

Despite the difficulty in arriving at this point, she said, “it feels like coming home to myself in a way that’s burst life right open.”

Jacobson first revealed her sexual orientation in a 2018 profile for Vanity Fair, saying, “I date men and women, and they have to be witty, doing something they enjoy.”

Lately, it seems like all the humorous women are getting engaged. Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein confirmed her engagement to longtime companion Bonnie Chance Roberts in June. You two deserve all the praise and happiness in the world.

According to Entertainment Tonight, the engagement was confirmed by a spokesman for Jacobson. In an Instagram post from October 2021, honouring (what was at the time of posting) their one-year anniversary, Jacobson, then age 38, revealed her relationship with fellow actress Balfour, then age 35.

Jacobson said in the caption of the sweet photo that she had just celebrated “one year with this beautiful human,” referring to Balfour. Just don’t understand my good fortune.