Monica Padman

Quick Facts

Birth Date 1988
Full Name Monica Padman
Birth Name Monica Padman
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Birth City Atlanta, Georgia
Birth Country America
Father Profession engineer
Mother Profession Computer programmer
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Single
Height 161 cm
Weight 58 kg
Networth 500000
Sibilings Neal Padman (brother)
Education University of Georgia
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Today we are talking about an American multi-talented artist originally from Georgia. She has succeeded to win the hearts of many people from her podcast show and acting skills. She is none other than Monica Padman.

Monica is an American actress. Padman is well known for her appearance in web series and films like Ryan Hansen Solves CrimeCHiPs, and A Good Place. Moreover, she is also famous as the producer, co-creator, and co-host of the weekly podcast, Armchair Expert.


Born on May 28, 1989, Monica Padman age is 30 years. She was born in the United States, and her nationality is American. She is of mixed ethnicity (Asian- Caucasian).She is an actress and producer. Her name is familiar, thanks to the roles she had in CHIPS, A Good Place, and House of Lies.

Monica Padman Armchair Expert co-host was raised in the United States. Monica Padman grandmother and granddad were immigrants from Georgia. They relocated to the United States to seek better opportunities and a comfortable lifestyle for their family. She has not revealed what her childhood was like and what her parents do for a living.

Early Years

The entertainer was born on August 24, 1987, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America, alongside another actress, Kasey Walker. Monica’s father is a computer programmer, while her mother is an engineer. Her parents are Georgians who immigrated to the United States.

Monica Padman’s father and mother, both actors and podcasters.
Instagram user @mlpadman

Padman is of mixed race (Asian and Caucasian) and possesses American citizenship. Padman has a brother named Neal Padman as well. There is no other information regarding her family history.

In terms of education, Monica graduated from the University of Georgia with a double major in theatre and public relations (PR).

Career and Professional Life

Monica first appeared as Emma in the television series Drop Dead Diva in 2010. Monica appeared in the television programs HeILA and House of Lies after four years.

Padman had an appearance as Barista in the action-comedy online series Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television in 2017. Similarly, she appeared as Eleanor-1 in the series The Good Place, alongside Maya Rudolph and D’Arcy Carden.

Monica on her show Armchair Expert with co-host Dax Shepard from the Los Angeles Times.
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Monica is also the producer and co-host of the Armchair Expert podcast. Dax Shepard, an American actor, is the show’s other host. Dax’s wife Kristen Bell appeared as a guest on the show’s launch on February 14, 2018.

Is Monica Padman married or unmarried?

When it comes to Monica’s personal life, she was formerly in a relationship with Cameron Cruz. Her ex-boyfriend is the AMIRI fashion line’s Director of Operations.

Padman and Cameron lived together for four and a half years before deciding to divorce after Cameron married another woman. On April 17, 2015, she confirmed the breakup on her Instagram account.

Monica Padman poses with her ex-lover Cameron Cruz.
Instagram user @mlpadman

Padman announced her divorce from Cameron with the comment, “4.5 years of living together comes to an end today. He’s heartbroken on the inside.” Monica and Cameron are still friends and hang out regularly.

Monica appears to be living a solitary life right now. She has not been seen dating anyone since her divorce. Padman may be in a secret relationship, but she refuses to talk about it. Monica is also free of gossip and controversy.

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Career in acting

Apart from being a host on Armchair Expert Monica Padman is famous for her roles in various films and TV shows. She is part of the production team for the Emmy-nominated show Momsplaining with Kristen Bell.

She had her first acting role in 2010 when she had the role of Emma on the TV series Drop Dead Diva. She later appeared on other shows like The Good Place, House of Lies, and HelLA. She was also in the 2017 film CHIPS.

The film CHIPS was based on the TV series with the same name. It was released on March 24, 2017, and its reception was impressive.

Monica Padman The Good Place (2018)

Who did Monica Padman play on The Good Place? She played the role of Eleanor-1 on the American fantasy comedy series. She appeared in the 9th episode of the third season titled Janet(s).

House of Lies (2018)

She assumed the role of an assistant in the episode titled Boom. It was aired in 2014.

CHIPS (2017)

The actress had the role of Becky on the 2017 action comedy film. It was written and directed by Dax Shepard and starred Kristen Bell.

Here is a list of all her acting credits

Films and TV shows

  • Justin & Jill’s Drunk History: The Birth Story (2019)- as Lizzie
  • Bless This Mess (2019)- as Danika
  • The Good Place (2018)- as Eleanor
  • CHIPS (2017)- as Becky
  • My Boyfriend is a Robot (2017)- as a waitress
  • This is Why We’re Single (2015)- as a roommate
  • HelLA (2014)
  • House of Lies (2014)- as an assistant
  • Drop Dead Diva (2010)

What is the Salary & Net Worth of Monica?

Monica makes a good living as an actor, podcast producer, and co-host. To date, she has been in a number of films and television shows, which are said to have contributed significantly to her current money balance.

According to some sources, Padman earns $100,000 each year. Furthermore, one of her successful films generated approximately $26.8 million at the global box office. Monica’s overall wealth is predicted to be around $500,000 as of early 2022, which is comparable to another actress, Raven Goodwin.

What is the Height of Monica?

The actress is 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m) tall. She has a slim build and weighs about 50 kg (110 lbs). The beautiful lass has distinguishing black eyes and black hair.