Abbi Jacobson was born on February the 2st 1984 in Pennsylvania and is an American illustrator, writer, comedian and actress. With training from the Maryland Institute College of Art, she studied stand up comedy and acting. Known worldwide for being the creator of the web series, and later television show titled Broad City, Jacobson also portrays Abbie Abrams in the show alongside talent such as Ilana Glazer and Hannibal Buress.
Outside of the television show, the actress has appeared as Jessica in the comedy Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, as well as television shows such Inside Amy Schumer, BoJack Horseman and Portlandia, where she has held guest roles. Most recently the actress voiced Nya in the hit animated film, The Lego Ninjago Movie.