Ali Wentworth

Actor, Comedian and New York Times Best-Selling Author

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A multitalented performer, Ali Wentworth brings a wealth of experience to all her endeavors, including writing movie scripts, her column in Marie Claire magazine, and acting in notable movies and television shows. Wentworth made a name for herself as a regular on two seasons of In Living Color. She has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno over 100 times. Other television credits include her memorable role as Jerry Seinfeld’s girlfriend, Schmoopie, in the series’ classic “Soup Nazi” episode. She is the creator, star and executive producer of the critically acclaimed Starz series Head Case. Wentworth was a regular on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She also portrayed Meryl Streep’s best friend in the Nancy Meyers film It’s Complicated.

Also an author, Wentworth’s first book, The WASP Cookbook (Warner Books), details the lack of taste in the puritanical culinary history with hilarious commentary on WASP culture. Her second book, Ali in Wonderland (HarperCollins), a comedic look at bad advice her mother has given her, was a New York Times best seller. Her latest book, also a New York Times best-seller, Happily Ali After, premiered June 2015.

Wentworth is the founder of BabyLove DC and is a devoted children’s advocate. She also sits on the boards of the Children’s Defense Fund and Good Plus Foundation.

She resides in New York City with her husband George Stephanopoulos and their two daughters Elliott and Harper.

Wentworth recently created and is the star of Nightcap, a new TV series that will premiere in November 2016.