Lizz Winstead is an American comedian Lizz Winstead was born on August 5, 1961, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is also a radio, and television personality, and a blogger. Lizz is a native of Minnesota. She is the youngest child of her family and comes from a conservative Catholic family. Winstead is the co-writer of The Daily Show along with Madeleine Smithberg and also serves as a head writer.
Winstead made her standup comedy debut in the year 1983 at the Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis. She was a national headlining comedian who appeared on shows like Women of the Night in HBO and the Aspen Comedy Festival. She produced the syndicated talk series The Jon Stewart Show and also wrote and performed for early Comedy Central shows like Women Aloud. She also created Snap Judgement by Court TV and also served as the consulting producer on the pilot of The Man Show.
She helped staff the program with signature talents like Lewis Black, Stephen Colbert, Brian Unger and Beth Littleford during her time at The Daily Show. She left the show in 1998, after a falling-out with its host Craig Kilborn.
She co-founded Air America Radio in 2003 and served as the program director there. Until March of 2005, she was also the co-host along with Rachel Maddow and Chuck D on Air America Radio for the program Unfiltered. She has been serving as a blogger at The Huffington Post since May 2005.
In 2006, she served as the executive producer on MSNBC for the program Weekends with Maury and Connie. The show was canceled later, and in the last episode a musical number by Connie Chung was performed with lyrics by Winstead, and it was called "Thanks for the Memories."
Lizz has produced and hosted a live show in New York City called Shoot the Messenger since 2007. It is a satirical wrap-up of the week's news as seen through the eyes of six-hour morning show Wake Up World. The show featured interviews with media notables such as Rachel Maddow, Mark Crispin Miller, Kurt Anderson, Ted Rall and Andy Borowitz.
Besides being a radio presenter and host, Lizz Winstead has also emerged as a critically acclaimed producer and political writer.
Lizz is also a very talented comedian. Her comedic talents have been recognized all around, and she was nominated as the Best Female Club Performer by The American Comedy Awards. She has appeared numerous times on television including HBO's "The US Comedy Arts Festival" in Aspen, "Comedy Central Presents," "Women of the Night" and too many basic cable stand-up shows and VH-1 and "100 Greatest That's" and "50 Greatest This."
Lizz has a net worth of $15 million. There is a little information about her personal life in the media. We do not know if she is married or has a husband or is divorced. There is no mention of her kids too. There is also no detail about her sexuality; she may be straight or lesbian. She is also active on social media sites like Twitter.