Tig Notaro

Tig Notaro

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Tig Notaro is a stand-up comic, actress, radio contributor, and writer from the United States. Moreover, Tig Notaro is popular for her deadpan comedy and she received a nomination in 2014 for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for her album “Live”.

Early Life

Tig Notaro was born in Jackson, Mississippi, the United States on March 24, 1971. She was born under the zodiac sign is Aries and she is currently 50 years old as of 2022. Moreover, her real birth name is Mathilde O’Callaghan “Tig” Notaro. Her father’s name is Pat Notaro and his mother’s name is Mathilde “Susie” (O’Callaghan).

Moreover, she grew up in Pass Christian, Mississippi until she joined kindergarten. After that, her family moved to Spring, Texas a suburb of Houston from Mississippi. Additionally, she has a brother named Renaud Notaro who is a year older than her.

Tig Notaro hated school and dropped out of high school after she failed three grades. However, she got her General Educational Development (GED) in 1990 while living in Texas, the United States.

Professional life

Tig Notaro started her involvement in the music industry after she moved to Denver, Colorado. After that, she became a band manager and worked under the name Tiganation Promotions in the mid-90s. She tried stand-up for the first time in the late 90s while promoting bands took her to Los Angeles.

Since then, she appeared on Comedy Central Presents and The Sarah Silverman Program as a lesbian police officer. Moreover, she frequently collaborates with writing partner Kyle Dunnigan for her works. Additionally, she co-hosted the podcast Professor Blastoff with Kyle Dunnigan and David Huntsberger from May 2011 until July 2015.

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Caption: Tig Notaro in the movie Army of the Dead (Source: GQ)

She released her debut stand-up album titled “Good One” in 2011 and another album titled “Live” in 2012. In 2012, she appeared on Conan and also appeared on the live episode of This American Life in May of that year. After that, she performed a monologue about having encountered Taylor Dayne on multiple occasions. Moreover, Dayne made a surprise appearance while serenading her with the song “I’ll Always Love You”.

Aside from that, she also worked on fellow comedian Amy Schumer’s Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer. In 2012, she did a Kickstarter-funded series titled Clown Service written by herself. After that, she wrote a memoir for HarperCollins imprint Ecco titled “I’m Just a Person”. Additionally, she also made a Showtime documentary titled “Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro” which shows her life about her post-cancer stand-up tour.

More Shows

In July 2015, Netflix released a movie titled “Tig” in which she attempts to become pregnant with her fiancee Stephaine Allynne. She co-wrote, starred, and produced in a semi-autobiographical TV pilot for Amazon titled One Mississippi in November 2015. After that, she returns to her hometown of Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi after her mother’s death which the show follows.

In 2015, HBO released her first stand-up one-hour special titled “Tig Notaro Boyish Girl Interrupted”. She has also appeared in the second season of “Star Trek Discovery” as Chief engineer Jett Reno of the USS Hiawatha. On May 22, 2018, Netflix released her second one-hour special titled “Happy To Be Here”.

Achievements and Net Worth

Tig Notaro has won The Webby Award for Best Web Personality/Host in 2020. She received nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award and Dorian in 2016. Moreover, she also received two nominations for Grammy Award in 2017 and 2014 for Best Comedy Album. Additionally, she also received nominations for HCA Award and WGA Award in 2021 and 2017 respectively.

Tig Notaro has garnered a significant amount of money as a writer, producer, actress, and stand-up comedian. According to online sources, she has an estimated net worth of $750 thousand US dollars as a stand-up comedian and actress.

Relationship Status

Tig Notaro married a fellow comedian named Stephanie Allynne on October 24, 2015. Moreover, the couple dated for a few years and engaged on January 1, 2015. On June 26, 2016, the couple welcomed a twins son named Max and Finn using Allunne’s eggs via surrogacy.

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Caption: Tig Notaro with her wife Stephanie Allynne (Source: Parents)

Talking about Tig Notaro’s rumors and controversy, she’s not a part of them until now. Moreover, she likes to stay away from rumors that harm her reputation and spend her time with her family and her work.

Body Measurement and Social media

Tig Notaro has dark brown hair and brown eyes with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and a weight of 52 Kg. Besides that, there is no further information about Notaro’s other body measurements.

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Caption: Tig Notaro body measurement (Source: Vanity Fair)

Tig Notaro is pretty active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Her Instagram account @therealfluffnotaro has over 73.8 thousand followers. On Twitter, she has over 188 thousand followers on her official account @TigNotaro. Her official Facebook page “Tig Notaro” has over 314 followers.

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