In this episode of Money Tales, our guest is Rachel Bloom. Rachel is best known as the co-creator and star of the CW musical dramedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”. She grew up as a theater kid and spent the early part of her life honing her craft. As Rachel tells us, she was focused on making music, videos and sketches that she thought were funny and that would help her make a name for herself. Money was never the goal.
Rachel is an award-winning actress, comedian, writer, singer-songwriter and producer. For her acting work as “Rebecca Bunch”, she received a Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Award and Television Critics’ Association award. Her songwriting work on the show recently earned her a 2019 Emmy Award for Original Music and Lyrics for the song, “Anti-Depressants are So Not a Big Deal”. In 2019, she headlined sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall and the London Palladium as well as a live tour called “What Am I Going to Do With My Life Now?”. She recently appeared in “Trolls World Tour” as Barb and her first book, “I Want To Be Where The Normal People Are”, was published by Grand Central Publishing in November 2020. She will also be starring in the new Hulu show “Reboot” this fall.
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