Maribeth Monroe is an American comedienne, writer and actress, who appeared in the series “A Good Place” and “Keeping Up with the Joneses,” and is perhaps better known for her portrayal of Alice Murphy in the Comedy Central sitcom “Workaholics.”

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Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Maribeth Monroe was born in Fraser, Michigan, under the Aries zodiac sign on 25 March 1978, which makes her 44 years old as of 2022. She is a very secretive person and hasn’t shared any details about any siblings, her parents, or early life. It’s believed that she was raised in a middle-class family in Fraser.

Monroe attended a local elementary school and was physically active – she was very good at soccer. She developed an interest in acting after joining high school and was a member of the school’s drama club. She played the lead role in many school plays before her matriculation in 1996. The comedienne later honed her acting skills at a community theater before joining college – she hasn’t shared the name of the college, but she graduated with a BA in theater in 2000.

Hobbies

Maribeth is a big lover of animals especially dogs, and likes posting photos of her pet dog on her social media platforms.

Her best-loved actors and actresses are Eddie Murphy, Jim Carrey and Tina Fey, while her favorite films are “Megamind,” “Meet Dave” and “Bruce Almighty.” She is also a big fan of TV series, particularly “The Simpsons” and “Friends.”

The “Workaholics” starlet is a culinary enthusiast, and is a big fan of Indian desserts, and seafood.

She also likes wine, but previously revealed that she rarely takes more than two glasses because she knows her limit.

Career

Film Appearances

Maribeth made her film debut in the comedy “All of It” in 1998, and then played Claudia in the comedy “Garage: A Rock Saga” in 2000. In 2003, she portrayed Molly in “Down into Happiness” and in 2006, she was seen in the Jeff Garlin-written and directed comedy “I Want Someone to Eat Cheese with.” In 2009, she was seen in Jameel Khan’s “The Strip” before appearing in the acclaimed short comedy “Successful Alcoholics” in the year that followed.

Monroe shared the screen with Alex O’Loughlin and Jennifer Lopez in the comedy “The Back-Up Plan” in 2010 and her next role was in 2015’s drama “Chronic,” written by Michel Franco, and which won three awards including a Cannes Film Festival for Best Screenplay.

2016 saw Maribeth appearing in “Keeping Up with the Joneses,” which starred Isla Fisher and Zach Galifianakis. In the same year, she appeared in the comedy “World’s End” and her most recent roles have been in the science fiction “Downsizing”, and the acclaimed adventure comedy “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” playing Teacher, and which starred Kelvin Hart, Dwayne Johnson and Karen Gillan. The film was nominated for 24 awards, and won six out of these.

TV Roles

Maribeth made her TV debut as Daphne in the episode “The Big No Sleep” of the mystery-comedy “Andy Barker, P.I.” in 2007. In the same year, she appeared in seven episodes of the improvised comedy TV show “Thank God You’re Here” in, and also “According to Jim.” She later appeared in single episodes of the comedies “Chocolate News” in 2008, “Hannah Montana” in 2009, and “Good Luck Charlie” in 2010. In 2011, she played Merideth in six episodes of the comedy “Cowgirl Up” before she played the lead role of Alice in the comedy “Workaholics,” which also starred Adam DeVine, Jillian Bell, Blake Anderson, and Anders Holm.

2015 saw Meribeth starring as Kendra in Roberto Benabib’s comedy “The Blink” and she appeared together with Tim Robbins and Jack Black. From 2017-2020, she played Mindy in the acclaimed comedy “The Good Place.” Concurrently she appeared in the Golden Globe Award-winning comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” in 2019, and another recent TV appearance was also in 2019, as Christina in the comedy “Bob Hearts Abishola,” which also stars Matt Jones, Billy Gardell, and Folake Olowofoyeku.

Other Works

Monroe has appeared in various TV specials, such as “Comedy Central Roast of James Franco” and “Roast of James Franco: Red Carpet Pre-Show.” She has also appeared in the talk shows “Made in Hollywood” and “The Jamie Kennedy Experiment.”

The comedienne sang the song “Oh, Pretty Woman” in an episode of the comedy “Bob Hearts Abishola.”

She’s also appeared in several commercials for La Quinta Inns & Suits and Applebee restaurants, and the financial service firm E-Trade together with the famed American actor Kevin Spacey.

Monroe has so far received two award nominations – for a Joseph Jefferson Award for her appearance in 2005’s play “Red Scare”, and a Gold Derby Award for her appearance in “The Good Place.”

She is active on Twitter with close to 36,000 followers.

Personal Life

Maribeth is a married woman. She first met Andy Cobb in 2013 at a restaurant and were introduced to each other by a mutual friend; they tied the knot a year later at a private wedding ceremony. Andy is an American producer, director and writer, known for his works on the films “The Loneliest Icelander” and “Ground Zero.” The couple welcomed a daughter named Monroe Adrian Cobb on 13 September 2018 and they are seemingly living a happy life together in Chicago.

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Monroe is of North-American ethnicity and has a set of hazel eyes and light brown hair. She is slimly-built, weighs approximately 130lbs (59kgs), and is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, with vital statistics of 35B-25-35.

Net Worth

Maribeth has been active in the showbiz industry for over two decades now and has played lead roles in various high-grossing projects, which has ultimately seen her wealth grow steadily. She has also endorsed several brands, and so is authoritatively worth approximately $500,000 as of 2022.

Who Is Maribeth Monroe’s Husband, Andy Cobb?

Andy Cobb was born to Nancy and Tom Cobb under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 24 October 1970, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is 52 years old as of 2022.

Cobb began directing and performing as an ensemble member at The Second City improv comedy enterprise, which is based in Chicago, and is also credited with writing four revues. Andy’s politically-themed comedy sketch can be seen on CNN, FOX News, and MSNBC. His satirical videos have been described as ‘brilliant’ by Huffington Post, and ‘genius’ by Chris Cillizza of Washington Post.

Andy now has seven acting credits – he made his TV debut in the ABC sitcom “My Wife and Kids” in 2005. He played Slaker in the 2006 short film “Grounds Zero,” Brother in “The Loneliest Icelander” in 2007, Evangelist in the film “Revenge” in the same year, and appeared as Andy and Tom Goering in the short films “Larry of Arabia” and “Yoga Matt” respectively in 2008.

Cobb has served as a writer of the video short “A Credit to the Family” in 2009, and “Weak, Man” in 2011, and wrote sketches for the “Key & Peele” comedy, which aired on Comedy Central in 2012. He now performs with The 313 improv group.

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