Jenna Nicole Mourey is a vlogger, comedian and actress professionally known as Jenna Marbles. Her YouTube channel is one of the most subscribed ones.
Marbles was born in Rochester, New York, United States on September 15, 1986. She has a brother named Devon Mourey.
Marbles and Devon’s parents divorced when they were young. They were raised by their mother Deborah Mourey while their father, who is a chemist, remarried.
After graduating from Brighton High School in Brighton, Monroe Country, New York in 2004, Marbles went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and a master’s degree in sports psychology and counselling from Boston University in 2010 in Boston. Here are 13 more facts about her:
- She is 5’5″.
- Before becoming a famous YouTuber, she did various jobs, including blogging, bartending, working at a tanning salon and go-go dancing at nightclubs to pay her $800 monthly rent in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she shared a three-bedroom apartment.
- From 2010 to 2011, she wrote for Barstool Sports’ female-oriented site StoolLaLa.
- In 2011, she appeared as a guest on the television series “The Moms View.”
- Her dogs, a Chihuahua and an Italian greyhound named Mr. Marbles and Kermit Worm, respectively, frequently appeared on her YouTube videos. She sells dog toys called Kermie Worm & Mr. Marbles whose appearances are based upon her two dogs.
- She appeared as Eve opposite Lloyd “EpicLLOYD” Ahlquist as Adam in “Epic Rap Battles of History” Season 2 episode 13 “Adam vs Eve,” which was released on February 11, 2013 on YouTube.
- In 2014, she appeared as a guest judge in the TV series “Internet Icon.”
- Since 2013, she has been in a relationship with YouTube creator Julien Solomit.
- She became a vegan in 2015.
- In 2015, she appeared as herself in the films “Road Hoard” and “Smosh: The Movie.”
- On October 26, 2015, Madame Tussauds Museum in New York City, New York debuted its figurine of her, making her the first social media star to have a wax figure displayed there.
- She executive produced “Maximum Ride,” a sci-fi movie based on James Patterson’s novel of the same name starring Allie Marie Evans and Patrick Johnson. The movie was released on August 30, 2016.
- On June 25, 2020, she announced on her YouTube channel that she is quitting YouTube and apologized for her past racist videos.