Laura Perlongo is a writer/creative director who hosted ATTN’s podcast; We Need to Talk, alongside her husband, Nev Schulman.
Also, she was the executive producer for ATTN’s Moms in Hot Tubs.
While she first came to the limelight as the wife to MTV Catfish‘s star, Laura soon established a persona of her own. She was working focused on targeting the millennial generations as a freelance creative director in 2020.
Here is everything you need to know about Laura over this wiki-style article.
Laura Perlongo Wiki — Parents & Siblings
Laura Perlongo was born on September 6, 1985, in Michigan. This made her of Virgo zodiac and 35 years of age in 2020.
Coming from a middle-class family, Laura spent most of her childhood in Dearborn, a suburb of Detroit. She shared that though they didn’t have much growing up, her parents made sure to take them (Laura and her siblings) on lots of road trips.
Mentioning Laura’s siblings, she has a sister named Sarah Wahl and a brother, Nick Perlongo.
Her sister, Sarah was an Assistant News Director at WTKR News 3 and WGNT CW 27. Also, she was married to the podcast host Steven Wahl.
And her brother, Nick is a computational scientist and has a Ph.D. in Thermosphere Dynamics. He worked as a Data Scientist for The Aerospace Corporation and a research scientist for NASA. Before 2020, he lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Talking about Laura’s parents, they are named Karen Ekholm and Bruce James Perlongo. She recalled that her mom had “heart-on-her-sleeve, joke-in-her-mouth” and taught her “how to have a heart.”
On June 28, 2020, for Karen’s 64th birthday, Laura took it to Instagram to share a picture of them. And the caption read,
“Happy Birthday to THE BEST. The most compassionate person i know.”
As for her father, Bruce; he celebrated his 70th birthday on March 16, 2018.
How Tall Is Laura Perlongo?
Laura is a beautiful lady with dark hair color which she liked to keep bleached. Also, she has brown bulgy eyes which gives her a distinct look and adds to her charm.
Furthermore, Laura Perlongo stands tall at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (167.64 cm) and worked out to maintain her body under 62 kg (136.68 lbs) weight. This makes her about 6 inches shorter than her husband, Nev Schulman who is 6ft (182.9 cm).
Apart from this, Laura wasn’t afraid to show off the body. She often posted bikini shots and flaunted her slender body over Instagram.
Also, find her on Facebook @lauraperlongo with 89K followers.
What Is Laura Perlongo Net Worth?
Before we mention Laura Perlongo’s net worth, let us take a look at all the jobs she embarked upon.
Laura first started her career as a staff writer for Haute Living Magzine in Aug 2008. After working there for a year, she moved on to ABS Notebooks as a Communications Director from Jul 2008 to Oct 2009.
Then she chose to become a travel writer for Party Earth from Oct 2009 to Oct 2010. Moving on, Laura took on the job of Creative/Copywriter for Mother New York (Oct 2010 – Sep 2012) and Sid Lee (Oct 2012 – Sep 2013).
In 2013, she became the Senior Creative /ACD for Mother New York and worked as a freelancer for 3 years. Since then, Laura started working as a freelance Creative/Copywriter/Photographer.
She worked with clients including Calvin Klein, Derek Lam, Target, Vespa, Stella Artois, NBC, BBC, Chevy, Dewar’s, Diamonds, Bloomberg, Barbie, etc.
Furthermore, she was endorsed by Rob Trostle, Anthony Ongaro, and Carol Perez.
Trivia: During her high school days, Laura worked a part-time job at Dairy Queen for four years.
According to the reports, a Copywriter earned an average of $58,465 per year, and a Photographer earned about $15.91 per hour in the US.
Estimating her career earnings, Laura Perlongo’s net worth was evaluated to be above $600 thousand.
Also, she was entitled to her husband Nev’s net worth of $2 million.
As for her education, Laura attended Boston University from 2003 to 2007 for her double bachelor’s degrees. She has a degree in Bachelor of Science, Commercial and Advertising, and another in Bachelor of Arts, Social psychology.
How Did Laura Perlongo And Nev Schulman Meet?
Laura Perlongo and Nev Schulman first met over Instagram. It was Nev who slid into Laura’s DM back in 2015 and asked her on a dinner date.
Reportedly, the duo briefly broke up after dating a while. Nev shared that he wasn’t ready for a commitment as he just got out of a previous relationship.
However, soon realizing what he lost, Nev apologized to Laura and she forgave him with time.
What Was Their Wedding Like?
Laura Perlongo and Nev tied the knot on July 22, 2017. Previously, Nev announced their engagement through Instagram on May 23, 2016.
Reportedly, the wedding was held in the groom’s father’s backyard in the Hamptons, Long Island, New York. Laura wore a flowy skirt designed by Inbal Raviv while Nev appeared in a white suit jacket.
Also, their nine-month-old daughter Cleo served as a flower girl and added cuteness to the celebration.
The ceremony was also attended by the famous YouTuber Casey Neistat.
How May Kids Do They Have?
Until 2021, Laura Perlongo and Nev shared two kids named: Cleo James and Beau Bobby Bruce. April that year, the couple announced they were expecting their third child.
According to Laura, their first child, Cleo was conceived after 7 months of dating. She admitted, though she wanted to say it was an accident, it wasn’t!
We had talked about it. We both just thought: “We want to have a family and we’re doing this!
Reportedly, their kids, Cleo James was born on October 21, 2016, and Beau Bobby Bruce on January 10, 2019.