Tig Notaro Bio, Age, Wife, Twins, Cancer, Book, Net Worth, Movies

Tig Notaro Biography

Tig Notaro is an American stand-up comedian known for her appearances in Comedy Central Presents. She is also an actress known as portraying the role of Leigh Roy in Dog Bites Man. Likewise, she is a writer as well as a radio contributor.

How old is Tig Notaro? – Age

The Punching Henry actress is 52 years old as of 2023. She was born on March 24, 1971, in Jackson, Mississippi, United States, where she grew up.

How tall is Tig Notaro? – Height

Tig is 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.

Tig Notaro Mother, Father, Brother – Family

Notaro was born to Mathilde Cusack and Pat Notaro in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. It is known that her maternal great-great-grandfather, John Fitzpatrick, was the mayor of New Orleans. She was brought up along with her older brother, Renaud, who is a professional radio talk show host.

Tig Notaro Education

The comedian disclosed that she dropped out of high school after failing three consecutive grades. However, it is known that she obtained a general equivalency diploma in 1990 in Texas.

Is Tig Notaro Married? – Wife

Tig is openly gay. She has been married to her partner Stephanie Allynne since 2015. Stephanie is a writer and comedian known for her performances in TV shows such as UCB Comedy Originals and The Midnight Show. Likewise, she is an actress known for films such as Pacific Rim: Uprising, Our RoboCop Remake, and Dave Made a Maze.

Comedian Tig Notaro and Her Wife Stephanie Allynne Photo
Comedian Tig Notaro and Her Wife Stephanie Allynne Photo

Tig Notaro Children

The Lucy in the Sky actor and her wife Stephanie have been blessed with twin babies. They are both boys named Finn and Max. It is known that the couple welcomed their sons via a surrogate on June 26, 2016.

Tig Notaro Comedy Career

Tig is a professional stand-up comedian known for her stand-up album entitled Good One. She is also known for topless her performance at Town Hall during the New York Comedy Festival in New York City. Likewise, she made several appearances in Boyish Girl Interrupted (HBO).

Most noteworthy, she released a comedy album titled Boyish Girl Interrupted for which she received a Grammy Award nomination in 2017. On the other hand, she is a radio contributor known for broadcasts such as PRI Science Friday and NPR Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! “Not My Job”.

Acting Career

Notaro is a vastly recognized actress known for her role as Denise “Jett” Reno in the 14 episodes of Star Trek: Discovery. She also portrayed the role of Ms. Doris in Fresh Off the Boat. Likewise, she voiced the role of Ace Callisto in Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures.

In addition, she appeared in Together Together starring as Madeline. Afterward, she landed the role of Marianne Peters in Army of the Dead. She is set to reprise the voice role of Marianne Peters in Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas.

It is known that she was the voice behind Professor in Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe. Furthermore, she starred as Dr. Leslie Monroe in We Have a Ghost and as Ms. Doris in Fresh Off the Boat. She is also a writer known for her work in films such as Lez Chat, The Tig Series, and Clown Service.

Movies and TV Shows

  • In a World…
  • Star Trek: Discovery
  • Together Together
  • Catch Hell
  • Punching Henry
  • The Sarah Silverman Program
  • Lucy in the Sky
  • Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas
  • Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration
  • Clown Service
  • Good Talk with Anthony Jeselnik
  • Walk of Shame
  • Lez Chat
  • Glitter & Doom
  • Dog Days
  • Music
  • Transparent
  • Community
  • Why We Laugh: Funny Women
  • The Fun Company
  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe
  • Held Up
  • Tuca & Bertie
  • Amend: The Fight for America
  • In the Motherhood
  • Dog Bites Man


  • I’m Just a Person

Tig Notaro Cancer

Tig received a stage 2 cancer diagnosis in both breasts back in July 2012. As a result, she underwent a double mastectomy instead of having reconstructive surgery.

During this time, she started one of her comedy shows with the greeting; “Good evening everyone! I have cancer, how are you?” It is also known that she shared her cancer journey during a live stage show at Largo in Los Angeles. Nonetheless, she is presently cancer-free as of 2023.

Tig Notaro Net Worth

Citing her career in art and entertainment, Tig sits at an estimated net worth of $5 Million.

Tig Notaro Instagram

You can find and follow Notaro on Instagram using the account name: @therealfluffnotaro

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