Ilana Glazer is not only a hilarious American comedian, but also a capable actress and an accomplished writer whose fame comes from the popular Comedy Central series. Broad City, a show she co-created with her friend and partner, Abbi Jacobson.
Since the inception of Broad City, which was hugely successful in the entertainment industry, the young comedian has thrived in the industry. Her role in the film, How to Track Strangers distinguished her as an actress of a rare genre. Other films she has appeared in include The Night Before (2015) and Restless Night (2017).
Who is Ilana Glazer?
Born in Long Island, New York on November 12-April 1987, Ilana Glazer is the daughter of two insurance workers – Larry and Sandi Glazer. She spent her formative years in St James, New York alongside her only brother, Elliot, in a Reform Jewish home.
She then attended Smithtown High School in Smithtown, New York. The rising star then went to New York University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2009. While in college, the young actress shared a room with Rachel Bloom. Ilana admitted that she smokes marijuana almost every day, but rarely touches alcohol.
The total net worth of this actress has been estimated at $2 million, although her salary and other earnings have yet to be made public.
In 2006, the rising star began training classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and for several years toured New York City performing improv and stand-up comedy. Along with Abbi Jacobson, she started Broad City which was a popular web series where the duo played fictionalized versions of themselves. Broad City, which received an ECNY nomination for Best Web Series, was well received by audiences and garnered attention from high-profile media such as the Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, and US Today.
The web series was so popular that it was eventually adapted into a sitcom which is currently airing on Comedy Central.
The versatile entertainer has made appearances in several short films such as; High and Dry which aired in 2014, Nature Boys which was released in 2012 and Horrible Littles which premiered in 2013. came with his appearance in How to Track Strangers which was released in 2013. The comedian’s television works include Travel Bong, Bojack Cavalier, Amy Schumer, Lip Sync Fight, RuPaul’s Drag Race and Lucas Bros Moving Co.
In 2017, Ilana got married to her longtime boyfriend, David Rooklin.
Everything you need to know about David Rooklin
On February 26, 2017, Ilana Glazer got married to her longtime boyfriend, David Rooklin, who she had been dating since 2014.
Their wedding ceremony was a private affair which took place at the New York City Hall. The public finally learned about the wedding when her friend and compatriot, Phoebe Robinson, posted their wedding photo on social media in her congratulatory message to the newlyweds.
The two seem very happy together and wish to spend the rest of their lives as friends and partners.
Here is more information about David:
1. David Rooklin works at NYU
David earned his PhD in computational biology at NYU in 2012 after earning a degree in biochemistry from Oberlin College. He is currently working at NYU as a teaching assistant, while doing postdoctoral scientific research in molecular modeling.
2. He’s a scientist
David and Ilana can be compared to two vastly different sides of a coin. According to his wife Ilana, he is a scientist and knows nothing about comedy. Although very different, it is obvious that they were made for each other.
3. He’s a proud feminist.
Ilana’s husband is an uncompromising feminist and proud of it. His belief in gender equality makes his wife love him more. She even shared a photo of her husband wearing a cap that has the word feminist on social media.
4. David Rooklin dated Ilana Glazer for years
Their relationship began in 2014 and culminated in a marriage in 2017, meaning the couple spent a few years courting before going public with their relationship.