Kate Elizabeth Méndez Berlant (born July 16, 1987) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. Her stand-up and improvisational comic acts are surrealist and absurdist. Since 2016, she has performed in a number of television comedies and feature films, including a small role as Diana DeBauchery in Boots Riley’s 2018 film Sorry to Bother You.
Early Life and Career
Berlant was born in Los Angeles. Her father is the artist Tony Berlant, who was born in New York City and is of Jewish heritage. Her mother, performer Helen Méndez Berlant (née Méndez), is of Spanish and Cuban descent.
Berlant received a master’s degree in performance studies from New York University.
She has appeared twice on The Tonight Show, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail and starred in an episode of the Netflix original series The Characters. With John Early, Berlant created the Vimeo original series 555 produced by Abso Lutely Productions. Berlant has performed regularly at the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. Berlant has performed at and collaborated with arts institutions including MoMA PS1, White Columns, the Getty Center, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Berlant was the winner of the American version of Taskmaster in 2018. In June 2022, Berland and Early released a one-hour sketch comedy schedule on Peacock TV, entitled Would It Kill You to Laugh?
She is also a member of the Democratic Socialists of America.
Kate Berlant is currently in a relationship with John Early.
Kate Berlant is not yet married for now.
Kate Berlant’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $1.5 million – $8 million.
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