|Maria Bamford Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5½ in|
|Date of Birth||September 3, 1970|
|Spouse||Scott Marvel Cassidy|
Maria Bamford is an American actress and stand-up comedian who is known for her comedy relating to her dysfunctional family as well as her self-deprecating jokes that involve depression and anxiety.
Maria Elizabeth Sheldon Bamford
Port Hueneme Naval Base in Port Hueneme, California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Maria studied at Chester Park Elementary and later went on to attend Duluth Marshall School. Initially, Maria had enrolled at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. However, in 1992, she decided to transfer to the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. At the time, she was at the beginning of her junior year.
Shortly after there for a year, Maria transferred for the third and final time to the University of Minnesota, from where she graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in English.
Actress, Stand-Up Comedian
- Father – Joel Bamford (Navy Doctor)
- Mother – Marilyn Halverson
- Siblings – Sarah Bamford Seidelmann (Sister) (Physician, Life Coach, Shaman)
- Others – Thomas Edwin Bamford, Jr. (Paternal Grandfather), Fannie Lee Raup (Paternal Grandmother), Lynn Harvey Halverson (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Louise Leavitt (Maternal Grandmother)
Maria is represented by Omnipop Talent Group.
Observational Comedy, Character Comedy, Surreal Humor, Alternative Comedy, Dark Comedy
Maria Bamford’s net worth was $300 Thousand according to Celebrity Net Worth.
5 ft 5½ in or 166.5 cm
59 kg or 130 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Maria has dated –
- Scott Marvel Cassidy (2015-Present) – Maria tied the knot with artist Scott Marvel Cassidy on March 14, 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
Maria has English, French, Norwegian, German, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry.
- Her wide vocal range
Maria has appeared in commercials for several brands including Target.
Maria Bamford Facts
- She was raised in Duluth, Minnesota.
- Growing up, Maria suffered from anxiety, depression, and Unwanted Thoughts Syndrome, which is a subset of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
- While attending the University of Edinburgh, she became one of the first female members of their troupe called The Improverts.
- Maria was 19 years old when she began doing stand-up comedy professionally at the Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- She made her debut TV show appearance as Cheryl Smith in Second City Headlines & News in 1997.
- Her film credits include roles in Stuart Little 2 (2002), Charlotte’s Web 2: Wilbur’s Great Adventure (2003), Barnyard (2006), Heckler (2007), and Hell and Back (2015). Whereas her television credits include Louie (2012), Arrested Development (2013–2019), and WordGirl (2007–2015).
- She has lent her vocals to various characters in the animated shows American Dad!, Ugly Americans, Adventure Time, and BoJack Horseman.
- In 2016, Netflix released an original series titled Lady Dynamite that was loosely based on her life.
- During an interview with The Salt Lake Tribune, Maria had stated that she had been diagnosed with bipolar II and obsessive-compulsive disorders in the past.
- Prior to having started her career as a comedian, she had been working as an office secretary.
- As of December 2021, Maria had owned a home in Los Angeles and Altadena, California.
- She absolutely adores pugs.
Featured Image By Maria Bamford / Instagram