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Tig Notaro Bio
Tig Notaro is an american Stand up-Comic, Writer, radio, Contributor and actress. She is well known for her deadpan comedy. Her acclaimed album “Live” was nominated in 2014 for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.
Tig Notaro Age
Tig was born on March 24, 1971.
Tig Notaro Family|Early Life
Notaro was born in Jackson, Mississippi. Her mother was born in New Orleans. Notaro was raised in Pass Christian, Mississippi, until kindergarten. Her family later moved to Spring, Texas, a suburb of Houston. She has a brother, Renaud Notaro, who is a year older than her and works as a radio talk show host.
Notaro’s great-great-grandfather was John Fitzpatrick, mayor of New Orleans from 1892 to 1896.
Notaro said she hated school. She failed three grades, eventually dropping out of high school. In 1990, while living in Texas, Notaro got her GED.
Tig Notaro Career
Notaro Moved To Denver, Colorado, Where She Became Involved In The Music Industry. She Became A Band Manager, Working Under The Name Tignation Promotions In The Mid-’90s.
Notaro’s Work Promoting Bands Took Her To Los Angeles, Where She Tried Stand-Up For The First Time In The Late ’90s. Notaro Has Since Been Featured On Comedy Central Presents And On The Sarah Silverman Program As A Lesbian Police Officer. She Collaborates Frequently With Writing Partner Kyle Dunnigan. With Dunnigan And David Huntsberger, She Co-Hosted The Podcast Professor Blastoff From May 2011 Until July 2015.
In 2011, She Released Her Debut Stand-Up Album, Good One. Her 2012 Sophomore Album, Live, Is A Recording Of A Stand-Up Set Performed Shortly After She Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer.
In 2012, Notaro Appeared On The Conan Television Show, And In May Of That Year On The Live Episode Of This American Life, Which Was Broadcast To Theaters Nationwide And On Radio In Edited Form. She Performed A Monologue About Having Encountered Taylor Dayne On Multiple Occasions, Greeting Her Each Time With, “Excuse Me, I’m Sorry To Bother You, But I Just Have To Tell You. I Love Your Voice.” After Her Monologue, Dayne Made A Surprise Appearance, Serenading Notaro With The Song “I’ll Always Love You”. She Worked On Fellow Comedian Amy Schumer’s Comedy Central Series Inside Amy Schumer. Also In 2012, Notaro Did A Kickstarter-Funded Series Called Clown Service Written By And Starring Notaro.
Notaro Wrote A Memoir For Harpercollins Imprint Ecco Called I’m Just A Person, And There Is A Showtime Documentary Made About Her Life That Chronicled Her Post-Cancer Stand-Up Tour Called Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro.
In July 2015, A Netflix Movie Called Tig, Which Chronicles Notaro’s Attempts To Become Pregnant With Her Fiancée, Stephanie Allynne, Was Also Released.The Singer Sharon Van Etten Wrote A Song In Homage To Notaro Called “Words” That Is Shown In The Credits.
In November 2015, Notaro Co-Wrote, Produced, And Starred In A Semi-Autobiographical TV Pilot For Amazon Video Called One Mississippi. The Show Received A Six-Episode Series Order From Amazon A Month Later.The Show Follows Notaro’s Character As She Returns To Her Hometown Of Bay Saint Lucille, Mississippi, After Her Mother’s Unexpected Death.
Her First Stand-Up One-Hour Special Was Released By HBO In 2015, Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted. In 2016, It Was Released As Her Third Album On Her Own Label, Bentzen Ball Records, Which Also Put Out Aparna Nancherla’s Just Putting It Out There.
In April 2018, It Was Announced That Notaro Would Appear In The Second Season Of Star Trek: Discovery As Chief Engineer Denise Reno Of The U.S.S. Hiawatha.
Netflix Released Notaro’s Second One-Hour Special, Happy To Be Here, On May 22, 2018.
Tig Notaro Personal Life
Notaro met her wife, Stephanie Allynne, on the set of the movie in a World… They became engaged on January 1, 2015, and were married on October 24, 2015. They welcomed twin sons in 2016, conceived using Allynne’s eggs via a surrogate.
Tig Notaro Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of 750,000 dollars as of 2019.
Tig Notaro Cancer
Notaro was diagnosed with cancer in both breasts on July 30, 2012. On August 3, she addressed her recent cancer diagnosis and other personal difficulties during her live stage show at Largo in Los Angeles. The set has been described as “instantly legendary,” with many comedians praising her work.