Many famous personalities owe their fame to their close ties, with another highly famous celebrity. Preetha Jobrani is one of such.
Preetha is better known as an Indian-American Attorney who came to the limelight after her wedding to the popular Iranian-American comedian and actor Maz Jobran. Her husband is widely known for his very humorous and satirizing works such as The Interpreter, Better Off Ted, (on-air), as well as Superior Donuts, shown on the CBS sitcom. He is also known for being a member of the popular comedy group Axis of Evil.
Even so, many of the comedian’s fans seemed not to know much about his wife’s personal life or career.
Unknown facts about Preetha Jobrani you ought to know
1. Where was Preetha Jobrani born?
Preetha Jobrani was born in India though she has over time decided to keep her private life tightly underarm, as she never disclosed her real day of birth and age or childhood to the media. Also, details about her parents and siblings have likewise been shielded from the public.
In spite of that, the possibility is, she might have been raised along with her siblings if any, in India before leaving the shores of Asia for America for her educational pursuit, and going by her current appearance, she seemed to probably be in her early 30s. What is known to all is that Preetha holds an Indian – American nationality, but never part ways with her native Indian values.
2. She received her education from two American Universities
She is an alumnus of Cornell University; she got accepted into the university in 1990 after which she bagged her first degree in economics and communications from the institution in 1994.
She further enrolled at New York University School of Law in 1995 graduated in 1998, which gave her the practicing license of an attorney.
3. She started her carrier with Hilton Worldwide Group
Preetha Jobrani was employed as a legal adviser by the Hilton Group Worldwide, at Beverly Hills, marking the beginning of her career in 2000. She was also the franchise counsel for their accounting, administration, and general franchise growth and development.
In 2004 she became the distribution channels counsel and brand ambassador. Progressively, between 2006 -2009 Preetha again rose through the ranks to become the senior director of brand growth and under her leadership, the Waldorf Astoria, Conrad Brand, and Waldorf Astoria Collection reached its peak as she was able to reposition it.
In 2019, Preetha was the Brand Development and Counsel, for another firm known as Azadeh Shladovsky Studio, in Los Angeles. While there, her responsibilities were to represent the founder in coming up with profitable brand and business strategies, as well as maintain a cordial relationship with both the firm’s domestic and international gallery operators.
On top of that, Preetha still works with Oppenheim Architecture as their global engagement Counsel in 2020, where she worked hands-in-gloves with the CEO in addressing strategic operational business initiatives across their domestic and international offices, in addition to handling other legal, Public Relations, and HR issues.
Meanwhile, Preetha had since established her Business Strategist consultancy in September 2011, in which she hitherto operates as an Independent Consultant. Obviously, with the look of things, Preetha seemed to be doing absolutely well in her career.
4. Her marriage to Maz Jobrani brought her to the limelight
Despite her vibrant legal practice career, Preetha only came to the limelight after marrying the popular actor and comedian Maz Jobrani. Maz Jobrani and Preetha got married in a private wedding ceremony in Mexico, attended by close family and friends, in 2006.
While enjoying their conjugal bliss, the union got blessed with two amazing children namely; Dhara Jobrani and Mila Jobrani. The couple seems happy together, living as one big happy family as they raise their children.
5. Her husband is a famous American actor and comedian
Preetha’s hubby MazJobrani is undoubtedly a very popular American actor and comedian,. He rose to fame in the 90s after dropping out of his graduate degree studies and pursuing his career in comedy and acting.
Maz Jobrani was born in Tehran, Iran on February 26, 1972, with the birth name Maziyar Jobrani. His parents were both Iranian. He was raised alongside his two siblings in Tiburon in the San Francisco Bay area after the family relocated to the U.S by the time he was only 6 years old.
Maz attended Redwood High School in Larkspur before he later got accepted into UC Berkeley, where he majored in political science and Italian and obtained his B.A. degree. Afterward, he got inducted into the Redwood alumni of 2017.
He further enrolled for a Ph.D. course at UCLA which he later abandoned for his comedy career.
Maz Jobrani came to the limelight for his comedy after joining the Axis of Evil comedy group, which was formed by some American Iranians in 2005, they include Ahmed Ahmed Aron Kader, Dean Obeidallah, and Maz.
He has since then been featured in several standup comedy shows, movies, and TV shows where he often got invited as a guest because of his talent for satirizing on every topic. His standup specials include: Axis of Evil Comedy Special (2007), Brown & Friendly (2009), I Come in Peace (2013), I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV (2015), Immigrant (2017).
Some of the TV shows he had featured in were Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Latenight show with Craig Ferguson. Others include; Comedy Central Better Off Ted on radio, The Colbert Report, Talkshow with Spike Feresten, Whitney, NPR’s news quiz show Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me! and American Public Media’s Wits.
To add to this Maz is a regular face in most top comedy clubs, particularly in California and New York such as The Comedy Store among others. His movie credits include The Interpreter, Friday After Next, Dragonfly, and Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero, 13 going 30 He appeared as a regular character on the 2017 CBS sitcom Superior Donuts, to mention but a few.
Aside from his comedy and acting career, Maz is also an author. He has written his autobiography titled I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV in 2015, and Memoirs of a Middle Eastern Funny Man
In another scene, Maz had been a board member of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) and the Persian American Cancer Institute. He is also a co-owner of a Podcast Minivan Men where he hosts it along with Chris Spencer and Al Madrigal.
All the same, with all of these his career progress, to say that Maz Jobrani is such a popular comedian and celebrity is, to say the least.
6. Her husband suffered the loss of some of his family members
Preetha Jobrani’s husband has been hit with some severe losses in the past. He suffered the demise of his father way before his career began. Again Maz also lost his only brother Kashi Jobrani in 2014.
He had barely gotten over the loss of his brother when his only sister Mariam Jobrani passed on due to breast cancer in August 2017. These have been some of the most trying moments and darkest times of his life. Howbeit, he still got over his losses and moved on with his career. The only surviving family member he has is his mother whom he cherishes so much.
7. What is the net worth of Preetha Jobrani?
At the moment, the net worth of Preetha Jobrani is estimated to be below $1 million. Her earnings are mainly from her legal practicing career, being a top attorney and franchise consultant.
8. Preetha Husband Maz Jobrani also has a mouth-watering net worth
Maz Jobrani has really made a name for himself in the American entertainment industry as a comedian and an actor, which has made him be among the richest comedians.
From his career, he has raked in a whopping net worth of $15 million, much more than his wife’s net worth. And he loved to live in luxury along with his family, as he enjoys touring to different amazing tourism destinations on family vacations and holidays.
9. Does Preetha have any active social media account?
Unlike most celebrity wives who are very active on social media, Preetha has decided rather not to keep an online presence.
This may not be unconnected to the fact that she is quite a reserved person who loves to keep her personal life under wraps and away from public light. As such, we have not found any of her accounts on any of the popular social platforms at the moment.
10. Her Husband keeps a strong social media presence
While Preetha prefers to stay away from social media, her hubby Maz Jobrani keeps an active social media presence, where he often posts his comedies and updates his fans on his trends.
He also has huge followers online, with over 400k followers on Instagram, and over 200k followers on Twitter. His official social media handles are Instagram: Maz Jobrani @mazjobrani, Twitter: @MazJobrani while his Facebook user name is simply Maz Jobrani.