Jen Kirkman Biography | Jen Kirkman Comedian
Table of Contents
- 1 Jen Kirkman Biography | Jen Kirkman Comedian
- 2 Jen Kirkman Age
- 3 Jen Kirkman Husband | Jen Kirkman Divorce | Jen Kirkman Boyfriend
- 4 Jen Kirkman Comedy
- 5 Jen Kirkman Podcast
- 6 Jen Kirkman Height
- 7 Jen Kirkman Net Worth
- 8 Jen Kirkman Books
- 9 Jen Kirkman Tour / Events
- 10 Jen Kirkman Twitter
- 11 Jen Kirkman Instagram
- 12 Jen Kirkman Facebook
- 13 Jen Kirkman Youtube
Jen Kirkman born as Jennifer Ann Kirkman is an American stand-up comedian, actress, Podcaster as well as a screenwriter. She is known for her regular appearances as a round-table panelist on Chelsea Lately and as a guest on ‘@midnight’. Moreover, she makes appearances on the Funny or Die sketch series Drunk History, and its continuation tv series on Comedy Central.
Her first comedy albums released are Self Help (2006), Hail to the Freaks (2011) and I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) (2016), the latter also serving as her first stand-up feature for Netflix. Her second stand-up feature, Just Keep Livin’?, premiered in January 2017 and was released as an album in November 2018.
Jen has named his first book “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales From a Happy Life Without Kids” and published in hardcover on the 16th of April 2013. The book was listed on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list. Moreover, Jen signed her second book deal with Simon & Schuster in late 2013. Her second book is known as “I Know What I’m Doing and Other Lies I Tell Myself: Dispatches from a Life Under Construction” and was published in April the year 2016. She also has several published essays that have been included in Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped & Canceled and Bad Sex: We Did It So You Don’t Have To.
Jen Kirkman Age
Kirkman was born in the year 1974 in Needham, Massachusetts in USA. He celebrates his birthday on the 28th of August every year. His birth/star sign is Virgo.
Jen Kirkman Husband | Jen Kirkman Divorce | Jen Kirkman Boyfriend
Kirkman married Neil Mahoney who is a writer and director in a private ceremony at the Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Massachusetts. On the 25th of August 2011 episode of Chelsea Lately, Jen revealed that she was no longer married. On the 14th of January 2012, in the episode of the Pod F. Tompkast, she confirmed that she had divorced.
Jen Kirkman Comedy
Kirkman performs stand-up comedy in Los Angeles, California, appearing regularly at the Hollywood Improv, The Laugh Factory, Largo and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She has performed along with comedians Maria Bamford, Greg Behrendt, Mike Birbiglia, and Chelsea Handler. In 2009 and 2010, she performed as part of the Comedians of Chelsea Lately. In 2009, Entertainment Weekly named her one of the “Top 12 Rising Stars in Comedy,” and in May 2010, both MSN and The Huffington Post named her one of the top comedians to follow on social networking service Twitter.
Kirkman produces I Seem Fun: The Diary Of Jen Kirkman, her own weekly podcast, and has made several appearances on The Crabfeast podcast, which is hosted by comedians Jay Larson and Ryan Sickler. She also appeared regularly on the monthly Pod F. Tompkast podcast with Paul F. Tompkins, on which he referred to her by the nickname ‘Southie’.
In 2006, she released her first comedy album, Self Help, through AST Records. Her second album, Hail to the Freaks, was recorded live at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on December 11, 2010. It was released on May 17, 2011, with a bonus disc of additional material, and peaked at #13 on the Billboard Top Comedy Albums chart.
Kirkman was a narrator on two episodes of the Funny or Die-produced series Drunk History on HBO, which received the jury prize for “Best Short Film” at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Though it is often questioned, she was actually drunk for both episodes. She has made guest appearances on several American television talk shows, including Conan, The View, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and has performed on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Friday, Premium Blend, @midnight and Special Sauce.
In 2007, she appeared as a cast member on the short-lived sketch comedy show Acceptable. TV on VH1. She has also made regular voice-over appearances on the Adult Swim series Home Movies and the political satire animated series SuperNews! on Current TV. In 2009, she wrote two episodes of the Disney Channel animated series Phineas and Ferb.
Most notably, Kirkman was a staff writer and round-table regular on E!’s Chelsea Lately. On June 3, 2010, she announced she would be leaving Chelsea Lately to join the writing staff for Perfect Couples, a romantic situation comedy which premiered as a mid-season replacement on NBC on January 20, 2011. She continued to make occasional round-table appearances on Chelsea Lately, beginning in late 2010. Perfect Couples was removed from the NBC schedule on March 11, 2011, and Kirkman returned to the writing staff of Chelsea Lately in April 2011. In 2011, she began making regular appearances on the second season of After Lately.
In November 2013, Deadline reported that FX had landed a script deal to Jen, a half-hour sitcom executive produced, written by and starring Kirkman. The series, set in Boston, Massachusetts, centered on a recently divorced woman in her mid-30s. The project was backed by Borderline Amazing Productions, with executive producers Chelsea Handler, Tom Brunelle, and Brad Wollack.
In May 2015, she released her stand-up feature on Netflix, I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine). Her second stand-up feature for Netflix, Just Keep Livin’?, premiered on January 3, 2017.
In 2017 and 2018, Kirkman contributed to the first two seasons of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel as a writer, consultant, and producer, providing many of the jokes for the main character’s stand-up routines. The series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino for Amazon, is “loosely based on the concept of Joan Rivers’ career.”
On October 11, 2017, it was reported that ABC had started development on The Mighty Quinn, a television series written by Kirkman and produced by Julie Anne Robinson. The half-hour comedy series focuses on “39-year-old Quinn, who, after getting dumped by her boyfriend on Christmas Day, takes a year off from dating to find herself.”
In the year 2001, Kirkman founded Girlcomic.net with fellow comedian Becky Donohue . The website featured interviews with comedians such as Joy Behar, Margaret Cho, Sue Murphy, Amy Poehler, and Sarah Silverman. On the intention of the website, Kirkman stated that the “one thing about feeling like there are still threads of sexism is women can get discouraged and we wanted [to encourage] girls to write funny stories and we wanted to interview famous female comics to let their stories get out. It was meant to be positive and cool and we included men on the site too.” Regular updates to the website ceased in 2003, and the domain was ultimately closed in 2006.
Jen Kirkman Podcast
Kirkman does a solo podcast and has mostly improvised, stream of consciousness monologue that weaves random small observations into stories about her past. The podcasts are funny because of Jen’s inherent knack for cultivating conflict even when talking into a microphone in a room by herself.
Jen Kirkman Height
Kirkman stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.65m).
Jen Kirkman Net Worth
Kirkman’s has been making her wealth through her professional career. So far, her net worth is estimated to be at a mark of around 500,000 Dollars.
Jen Kirkman Books
- I Know What I’m Doing — and Other Lies I Tell Myself: Dispatches from a Life Under Construction 2016
- I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids 2013
Jen Kirkman Tour / Events
- Thursday, 21 February 2019
- Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
- Thursday, 25 April 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
- Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Brooklyn, New York, USA
The Bell House
Jen Kirkman (21+ Event)
Only a few tickets left
- Friday, 13 September 2019
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Cheapest in Boston!
- Friday, 13 September 2019
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Jen Kirkman Twitter
Jen Kirkman Instagram
Jen Kirkman Facebook
Jen Kirkman Youtube
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