Chelsea Vanessa Peretti is an American comedian, actress, and writer. Peretti is best known for portraying Gina Linetti on the Fox police comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
After moving to Los Angeles, Peretti made appearances on programs such as Louie, The Sarah Silverman Program, TruTV Presents: World’s Dumbest…, and Tosh.0. She appeared as a guest correspondent on one episode of Lopez Tonight interviewing local citizens about Prop 8.
In July 2010, Peretti made Variety magazine’s “Ten Comics to Watch in 2010” list. Peretti is credited as a writer on six episodes of the television show Parks and Recreation from 2011 to 2012.
Peretti also appeared on the UK’s Channel 4 show The Big Fat Quiz of Everything.
She has made several guest appearances on podcasts including Doug Loves Movies, How Did This Get Made?, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, The Todd Glass Show, The Lavender Hour, The Bone Zone with Brendon Walsh and Randy Liedtke, and Comedy Bang! Bang! In October 2012, Peretti launched her own call-in podcast, Call Chelsea Peretti.
Peretti guest-starred in the Comedy Central series Kroll Show as Farley, a love interest of Bobby Bottleservice.
Since 2013 Peretti has been a series regular on Fox’s detective/police comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, playing Gina Linetti.
Peretti began dating actor, comedian, and filmmaker Jordan Peele in March 2013. They were introduced by mutual friend Andy Samberg and became engaged in November 2015. On April 26, 2016, Peretti announced on Instagram that she and Peele had “eloped”. They have a son named Beaumont Gino Peele (born July 1, 2017).