Jenny Slate is an American actress,  stand-up comedian, author, voice artist, producer, and writer from Milton, Massachusetts, who has a net worth of $6 million US as of 2023. Slate began her career at an early age and she has established herself as one of the lead personalities in different professions such as comedian, producer, actor, and more.

When comes to the top voice artists in the country the first name that comes to our mind is Jenny Slate. The actress has done voice work in more than 40 animated movies and earned several accolades throughout her career. As for her appearance in films Slate has worked in almost 70 films and most of the projects became a commercial success at the box office.

From 2009 to 2010 Jenny was part of the popular American late-night show titled, Saturday Night Live in which she starred in the 35th season of the show. Slate is best known for her work in part three short animated movie Marcel the Shell with Shoes On in which she worked on creating, conceptualizing, as well as providing the voice for the character of Marcel. Later in 2011, she published a children’s book with the same role.

The actress again came to the spotlight after playing the lead role of Donna Stern in the massive critical acclaimed film Obvious Child in 2014. Jenny acted in numerous Hollywood movies in her career but she rose to fame for playing characters in the animated films and some of her blockbuster animated movies such as “Zootopia,” “The Secret Life of Pets,” “The Lego Batman Movie,” and “Despicable Me 3.”

So let’s explore the total net worth of Jenny Slate her income sources, career, biography, luxurious lifestyle, and a lot more. 

Net Worth 2023:

NameJenny Slate
Net Worth$6 Million
Salary (Annual)$500 thousand
ProfessionActor, Comedian,
Zodiac SignAries

Early Life:

Jenny Slate was born Jenny Sarah Slate on the 25th of March 1982 and was raised in Milton, Massachusetts, by parents Nancy and Ron Slate. Her father worked for the EMC Corporation as a vice president of global communications and CEO of a biotech/life sciences startup while her mother was a housewife who also made some poetry in her life.

Her dad also published some poetry books such as The Incentive of the Maggot and The Great Wave and worked as a co-writer for the 2016 memoir About the House. Jenny is the middle of three children and grew up in a Jewish family alongside her older sister Abigail and a younger sister named Stacey.

Her older sister is a nurse practitioner in Massachusetts while her little sister works as a Mental Health Counselor in Brooklyn, New York City. Jenny completed her studies at the prestigious Milton Academy where she was a class valedictorian and later graduated from Columbia University in 2004.

Slate decided to study for a degree in English and Comparative Literature from that University because it was found in the center of the City of New York. While studying at the University she got a helped from an improv group named Fruit Paunch and met her coming comedy companion named Gabe Liedman. 


Slate teamed up with Gabe Liedman and the two formed the comedy duo called Gabe & Jenny. Their first standup live show with Max Silvestri called Big Terrific became successful and was named the best new variety show of 2008 by  Time Out New York. Due to their busy schedules, the duo quit performing Big Terrific back in 2015.

Slate came up as a regular performer throughout 2008 and 2009 at her one-woman show called Jenny Slate: Dead Millionaire which was held at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in the New York City, the United States. In 2009 Slate landed a recurring role in the late-night talk show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon sketch 7th Floor West. 

She then had a recurring role in the American comedy series Bored to Death. That same year Jenny made her appearances in several projects such as Important Things with Demetri Martin, Brothers, as well as she entered the cast for a one-season of Saturday Night Live from 2009 to 2010. During her appearance in the first episode of the show, she accidentally dropped an F-bomb.

In 2010 Slate became the co-writer for the animated short movie titled Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, which received well praise from the audience. The turning point of her career came when Slate became the cast of the animated movie Marcel the Shell with Shoes on two in 2011, and she followed it with Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Three in 2014, in these movies she voiced for the hit character of Marcel.

That was the same time when Slate starred in movies including 2011s Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, 2012s This Means War, and provided vocals in the 2012s animated The Lorax. 

Jenny Slate started working as a voice artist in the 2012s film Bob’s Burgers where she had the character of Tammy Larsen, followed her lead recurring role in the 2013s sitcom, Parks and Recreation, as well as the comedy series, House of Lies. The critically acclaimed film Obvious Child was released in 2014 and Slate was produced as well as performed as an actor in the film as Donna Stern.  

She continued to appear in films such as The Longest Week as Jocelyn, the FX series, Married as Jess, and also made her guest appearance as Bianca on the Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Slate gained further recognition for playing the voice character of Dawn Bellwether in the animated Zootopia followed by her role as Gidget in The Secret Life of Pets.

These two animated movies have managed to garner over $1.024 billion and $8.75.5 million at the box office, respectively. The actress earned a lot of success from her role as Gidget which she reprised in the computer-animated Secret Life of Pets 2 in 2019. In 2017 Jenny starred in many movies such as the Landline as Dana Jacobs, The Palka King as Marla Lewan, and Aardvark as Emily Milburton.

In the same year, she voiced the character of Harley Quinn in The Lego Batman Movie and worked in Despicable Me 3 as Valerie Da Vinci. She started providing vocals for the role of Big Mouth in the Netflix coming-of-age series Big Mouth, in which she also played several other characters.

However in June 2020 Slate quit played the role of Missy, stating that “At the start of the series, I supposed with myself that it was acceptable for me to play Missy because her mother is Jewish and white — as am I. Though Missy is also Black and Black roles on an animated series should be performed by Black individuals.”

Slate played the role of Morgan in the film Hotel Artemis alongside actors Jodie Foster and Jeff Goldblum. She then began providing vocals for the character of Miss Nanny on Muppet Babies. That same year Slate played the role of Dr. Dora Skirth in the superhit Marvel movie titled Venom which became massively successful by grossing over $856.1 million at the box office globally.

She worked as a producer and actor in the film The Sunlit Night and then starred in On the Rocks alongside Bill Murray and Rashida Jones in 2019. In that year Jenny voiced the films The Simpsons, Elena of Avalor, and 2021s The Great North. 

In 2019 the actress released Jenny Slate: Stage Fright which was her own Netflix stand-up special. She also starred in The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience The Lonely Island’s Netflix special. The Lonely Island is an American comedy trio and they released the music video for Threw It On the Ground in 2009 in which Slate appeared. She was also featured in the 2019 music video titled “Oakland Nights”. 

Jenny Slate Biography, Career, Lifestyle

Personal Life:

On the 15th of September 2015, Jenny Slate and film editor and director Dean Fleischer-Camp married. The couple first met on the sets of different projects while Slate was a working actress in Brooklyn. In 2010 their relationship got stronger and they moved together to Los Angeles. After marrying in 2015 the two realized that they are not made for each other and quickly divorced in 2016. 

During the set of the film, Gifted, Slate met actor Chris Evans in May of 2016 and the two were on-again, off-again relationship before eventually breaking up in the March of 2018. 

Jenny began her relationship with art curator Ben Shattuck and the couple got engaged in September 2019. At the end of 2020, it was announced that Slate was expecting her first child with Shattuck. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Ida Lupine in February 2021. Slate and Shattuck decide to get married on New Year’s Eve in 2021, in Massachusetts. 


Full NameJenny Sarah Slate
NicknameJenny, Jar
Age40 years old
Date Of BirthMarch 25, 1982
Birth PlaceMilton, Massachusetts,
United States
HometownMilton, Massachusetts
Height5 ft 4¼ in (163 cm)
Weight55 kg (121 lbs)
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
FatherRon Slate
MotherNancy Slate
SistersAbigail and Stacey
SpouseBen Shattuck
DaughterIda Lupine
Education QualificationGraduated

Awards and Achievements:

Jenny Slate made her appearances in numerous super hit series and movies, the actress has received several awards throughout her career.

Her outstanding performance in the “Obvious Child” led her to receive various accolades including the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award in the category of Best Actress in a Comedy Movie, a Women Film Critics Circle Award in the category of Best Comedic Actress, a Newport Beach Film Festival award, Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking – Breakout Performance category, as well as the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuoso Award, among others. 

Her appearance on the Obvious Child also earned her numerous awards nominations such as the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, Film Independent Spirit Accolades, Gotham Awards, Seattle International Film Festival, and Seattle Film Critics Awards. 

In addition to this, Slate appeared in the films Star vs. the Forces of Evil,” “Zootopia,” “The Secret Life of Pets,” “The Lego Batman Movie,” and “Despicable Me 3, in which she received 8 awards nominations and won the BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award in the category of Best Female Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting Role for the computer-animated series Zootopia in 2017. 

Jenny starred in the film titled, The Secret Life of Pets 2 for which she earned a nomination for the Annie Award in the category of  Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production as well as a nomination for the Hawaii Film Critics Society, Best Vocal/Motion Capture Performance category. In 2015 she further earned a nomination at the Georgia Film Critics Association Breakthrough for her roles in Obvious Child and The Longest Week. 

Jenny Slate Net Worth:

As of 2023 Jenny Slate’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $6 million. She is one of the highest-paid voice actors in Hollywood and has received a lot of recognition throughout her life. According to reports, Slate has earned about $2 million through salaries from Netflix.

Movies, animated films, Netflix series, and business ventures, are the main source of income from which she already garnered a good sum of money. A hefty amount of her interest comes from brand endorsements and television commercials. In 2016 Slate has done modeling work for the brand Day Space Night in Los Angeles.

As for endorsement, she made a deal with the Clothing retail company called Gap. Jenny Slate’s annual income is more than $500 thousand. 

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