Fortune Feimster Wedding Plans With Girlfriend, Weight Loss & More

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Fortune Feimster Wedding Plans With Girlfriend, Weight Loss & More

Fortune Feimster is a comedian best known for The Mindy Project (2015-2017). She has also written for Chelsea Lately (2011-2014), No Toddlerance (2014), and Family Fortune (2015), among many others.

A widely loved stand up comedian, she tours frequently and has had her own specials on Netflix and Comedy Central. She has also appeared on Just For Laughs.

Fortune’s Wiki & Age

Emily Fortune Feimster was born on 1st July 1980 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She attended Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was the president of the student body and captain of both the tennis and soccer teams by her senior year. The comic graduated summa cum laude in 2002.

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After that, she worked briefly as a personal assistant. Shortly afterward, she started working as an entertainment journalist for seven years. In time, she focused entirely on comedy and is a successful comic now.

Fortune Feimster Married? Girlfriend

The famous comic is not married but is engaged to her longtime girlfriend, Jacquelyn Smith, a kindergarten teacher.

The Mindy Project star proposed to her girlfriend in January of 2018 at Big Sur, California. The two had been dating for two and a half years then. 

Fortune Feimster with fiancee Jacquelyn Smith in January of 2020 (Photo: Fortune Feimster's Instagram)

When Fortune took to Instagram to break the news, she was hit with an avalanche of congratulatory messages. Mindy Kaling commented that it was exciting, and she would officiate. 

Actress Olivia Munn also jumped on the wagon and said the following:

Omg!! I call dibs on walking you down the aisle!!!

While Fortune and her fiancee have not tied the knot yet, they have hinted at it multiple times. Jacquelyn posted pictures of her sister’s wedding in November of 2019 and added the following text:

My sister got married! It was a beautiful day and we were honored to be a part of it. And guess who caught the bouquet?! I guess that means we are up next @fortunefeimster

Similar posts can also be found on Fortune’s Instagram.

Coming Out As Gay & Career’s Beginning

The Champions (2018) actress is very open about her being a lesbian. She first came out as a lesbian when she was 25 in 2005. 

Fortune says that she realized she was gay when watching a movie on Lifetime. Following that, she started taking classes with The Groundling, an improvisational and sketch comedy troupe school based in Los Angeles. She eventually ended up participating in NBC’s Last Comic Standing in 2010.

After a couple of show appearances and tours, she was even named “Top 10 Comics to Watch” in 2014 by Variety.

Weight Loss

Fortune struggled with weight all her life. She has talked about the in-depth issue on her Sincerely Fortune podcast.

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During the podcast, the comic said that she had just begun grasping the fundamentals of weight loss but was aware that weight would still be an issue for her. Furthermore, she discussed her personal experience and shared some tips she learned.

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