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Melissa Villasenor

Melissa Villasenor is an actress and comedian from the United States of America. Melissa Villasenor is famous for the show America’s Got Talent and is a member of the cast for the forty-second season of Saturday Night Live.

Early Life

Melissa Villasenor was born on October 9, 1987, in Whittier, California, United States. According to the astrological chart, her zodiac sign is Libra and she is currently 36 years old as of 2024.

Her father’s name is Miguel “Michael” Humberto Villasenor and her mother’s name is Guadalupe “Lupe” Peralta. Moreover, she holds American nationality and she is of Spanish, Basque, and indigenous Mexican descent.

Caption: Melissa Villasenor’s childhood photo (Source: HuffPost)

Melissa Villasenor – Education

Villasenor joined the Catholic Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, California. After that, she attended Fullerton College in Fullerton, California but there is no information about whether she completed her higher studies or not.

Professional Career

Melissa Villasenor started performing stand-up comedy at the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp in Hollywood at the age of 15. She worked as a cashier at a retail store in Washington in her early days to fulfill her dream of becoming a full-time comedian.

Moreover, she became interested in performing after doing celebrity impressions at her high school. In August 2011, she reached the semifinals of the sixth season of America’s Got Talent.

Caption: Melissa Villasenor appearing in the audition round in the reality show, America Got Talent (Source: YouTube)

In 2010, she was selected for the New Faces lineup at the Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival. Moreover, she also worked as a voice actor for animated shows like Family Guy, TripTank, and Adventure Time.

Later, she also appeared on HBO’s show titled Crashing Season Second. In 2009, she auditioned for the late-night comedy show titled Saturday Night Live where she performed several impressions but failed to be hired.

She returned between the show’s 42 and 47 seasons of Saturday Night Live alongside Alex Moffat and Mikey Day. After that, she appeared in the impression of Sarah Silverman in the show titled “Family Feud: Political Edition”. In 2018, she was promoted to the cast’s repertory players in season 44 of Saturday Night Live. However, she left the show at the end of the 47th season after six years as a cast member in 2022.

Moreover, she released a pop-punk/power pop album titled “Dreamer” in October 2019. Later, she also helped Rob Cantor to create his viral “29 Celebrity Impressions, 1 Original Song” video to promote his album Not a Trampoline.

Additionally, she hosted the 2021 Independent Spirit Awards and voiced Robin in the radio drama “Batman: The Audi Adventures”. Recently, she worked as a voice actor to voice Nellie Ramírez-Humphrey in Disney’s film Primos in 2023.

Melissa Villasenor – Net Worth 2024

This actress has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million as of 2023 from her career as an actress and comedian. Moreover, she charges $25 thousand to $525k per episode of the show Saturday Night Live.

Awards

Villasenor has yet to win any award from her career as an emerging artist and comedian. Moreover, we can wish her that she might win some of them soon as she is one of the most talented comedians and actresses.

Relationship Status

Melissa Villasenor is currently single and not married as of 2023. There are no records of her past relationship and other information about even if she is dating someone. Moreover, she likes to keep her life private and doesn’t share much about her personal life on online sources.

Villasenor deleted almost 2,000 old tweets posted mostly in 2010 and 2011 which some critics called racist. Later, she explained that she was “trying to be edgy” when she posted them in September 2018.

Body Measurements

Caption: Melissa posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This beautiful actress has black hair and brown eyes. She stands at 5 feet 1 inches tall and weighs around 50 kg but her other body measurement records are not available on online sources.

Melissa Villasenor – Social Media

Villasenor is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her official Instagram account @melissavcomedy has over 354 thousand followers. She used to have a Twitter account @melissavcomedy but the account doesn’t exist right now. Her official Facebook Page Melissa Villasenor has over 40 thousand followers.