Tig Notaro Biography
Tig Notaro born (Mathilde O’Callaghan) is an American stand-up comic, writer, radio contributor, and actress. She is 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.
The special Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted was nominated in 2016 at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. In 2017, the album Boyish Girl Interrupted was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.
Tig Notaro Age
Tig was born on March 24, 1971, in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. She is 50 years old as of 2021. She celebrates her birthday every 24 of March every year.
Tig Notaro Height
Tig stands at an average height of 1.65 meters tall and 53 kilograms. Her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is brown. Her other body measurements are not available.
Tig Notaro Family, Parents, and Siblings
Tig was born in Jackson, Mississippi, the daughter of Mathilde “Susie” (O’Callaghan) and Pat Notaro. 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.
Tig Notaro Husband and Children
Tig is a married woman. 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 Education
She has said she hated school. Notaro 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. In 2012, Notaro appeared on Conan, 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.