Retta, whose full name is Marietta Sangai Sirleaf and was born on April 12, 1970, is a stand-up comedian and actress who makes a living.
Retta is a 51-year-old actress best known for her roles as Ruby Hill and Donna Maegle on the TV shows ‘Good Girls’ and ‘Parks and Recreations.’ Apart from that, the actress has appeared in a number of films and TV shows.
Retta was a stand-up comedian who played her role on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. She won her first television comedy competition because she could make people laugh with her jokes. This helped her to advance in her career.
Retta and her two brothers, George Jr. and Michen, were raised by lesbians George and Deborah Sirleaf. They lived in Middlesex County Township and Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey, USA. This actress is also a member of the New Apostolic Church and goes to church regularly.
HGTV: Retta’s Marriage and Husband
Retta was able to keep her personal life private because she kept a tight grip on her off-screen relationship.
Retta, on the other hand, has been bragging about her on-screen husband, American comedian and actor Jim O’Hei, on social media. They both appear on the American sitcom Parks and Recreation and fans love the way they interact on screen.
On the TV show Parks and Recreation, Retta played Donna Meagle and Jim O’Hei played Jerry Hergich, who was her husband.
It was once said that Retta was dating her on-screen husband Reno Wilson, with whom she worked on the NBC drama series Good Girls. However, fans don’t know if Retta is dating anyone in real life.
In an interview, the actress said that she used to date a Georgia man who called her “Retta” because her name, Marietta, sounded like the name of the town where he grew up.
Before and after pictures of Retta’s weight loss
Retta’s story about losing weight is both inspirational and funny because she didn’t eat all of her favorite foods.
Retta began to worry about her health because her weight was making her ill in many ways. So the actress focused on what she usually ate and how she ate it as a diet plan. She also joined a gym where she burns calories every day.
Retta did push-ups, sit-ups, squats, and boxing every day to lose weight. She also ran for an hour every morning. After eating well and exercising, the comedian lost a lot of unhealthy weight.
Save lost 50 pounds in just two months and her clothes came in sizes 28 to 18. The actress now looks more confident, smarter and happier after shedding the weight that made her unhealthy.
How much does Retta make from Ugliest House in America: Ugly in Paradise? value in 2022
The comedian’s net worth is believed to be around $2 million which means she lives in style.
Retta’s job has brought her a lot of money, which she got from a number of television shows and commercials. Since she earns well, she could buy luxury and branded goods for the rest of her life.
Actress Retta, who hosted the show Ugliest House in America, made about $150,000 from it. Also, the second season of Ugliest House in America is due out soon, and Retta has also been asked to host that season.
Sources say that Retta is going to the ugliest houses in this second season, and this season is all about vacation spots as she searches for the ugly house in paradise.
Additionally, the show’s senior vice president said that Retta made the show more fun because she and the owner of the ugly house enjoyed the visit.