Lisa Schwartz

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Lisa Schwartz
Personal information
Born (1983-04-04) April 4, 1983 (age 39)
OccupationYouTube personality, actress
Partner(s)
YouTube information
Channel
Years active1998–present[1][2]
Subscribers2.09 million[3]
(October 2021)
Total views12.77 million[3]
(October 2021)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2012
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2014

Updated: October 15, 2021

Lisa Erin Schwartz (born April 4, 1983)[4] is an American YouTube personality and actress. Her YouTube channel, Lisbug, has over 2.2 million subscribers. Schwartz starred in Not Cool (2014), the TV film My Profile Story (2012), and the ABC digital series This Isn't Working (2016). She provides the voice of Talking Angela in the Talking Tom and Friends web series, which has been broadcast on YouTube, television in various countries outside the United States and is running in its fifth season.

Career[edit]

Schwartz began her YouTube channel, Lisbug, in April 2007.[5] She has since worked with Seventeen,[6] Yahoo!,[7] Maker Studios,[8] and appeared in YouTube personality and director Shane Dawson's 2014 film, Not Cool.[9] With Dawson, she also advocated against cyberbullying.[10]

She is also the voice of Talking Angela in the Talking Tom and Friends animated series and on February 2, 2016, celebrated her character's birthday.[11] She is the co-creator of and actress in the Maker Studios and New Form Productions original series Party Girl.[12][13]

In September 2016, Schwartz announced that she created a show called This Isn't Working with ABC Digital.[14] She plays the lead role of Sarah Turner, who works in temporary jobs to support her career dream as an actress.[15]

Publications[edit]

On August 27, 2019, Schwartz released her first memoir, Thirty-Life Crisis: Navigating My Thirties, One Drunk Baby Shower at a Time.[16][17] Its foreword was written by Shane Dawson. Schwartz promoted the book at a Barnes & Noble at The Grove at Farmers Market in Los Angeles.[18] The book promotes itself as a "hilarious essay collection perfect for anyone dealing with the challenges, indignities, and celebrations that come with being a thirty-something".[16]

Personal life[edit]

Schwartz dated YouTube personality Shane Dawson from December 2011 to 2015.[19] Schwartz is Jewish.[20] Her mother's name is Jennifer and her grandmother's name is Virginia, and both appear in the Elders React series by Fine Brothers Entertainment. In November 2019, Schwartz announced on her YouTube channel that she got engaged to comedian Jeff Galante. On November 8, 2021, she married Galante in a small ceremony. [21][22][23] In June 2020, a video resurfaced of her and Shane Dawson making inappropriate jokes about Dawson's cousin, who was 12 at the time. Both she and Shane received backlash[24] and Schwartz issued an apology the same day.[25]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 My Profile Story Jenny TV movie
2014 Not Cool Marisa
2020 Faith Based Lisa

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Movie Theater Usher
2014–present Talking Tom and Friends Talking Angela, Rhonda, Tonya, Brenda Blake, Babysitter, Red Beanie Girl, Computer Voice, Germs, Security Guard 1, Security Guard 2, Kriminal Krew Member, Ghost, Old Lady, Hologram Angela, Makeup Girl, Security System Voice, Angelo, Female Customer, Female Fan, Young Angela, Mom, Slacker Angela, Weather Girl, Woman, Intercom Voice, Nerd, Agnecy Computer Voice, MyFace Computer Voice, Angie Firece, Bad Angela, Bad Rhonda, Rachel, No-Brainerator, Daisy, Female Customer #1 Voice role, web television series, 5 seasons[26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b lisbug (Lisa Schwartz) (March 30, 2013). "DRAW MY LIFE - LISA SCHWARTZ". Retrieved December 25, 2016 – via YouTube.
  2. ^ "So You Think You Can Drink?". YouTube. July 11, 2009. Retrieved December 25, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "About lisbug". YouTube.
  4. ^ Birthday tweets:
  5. ^ "lisbug YouTube channel - "about" section". YouTube.
  6. ^ "Meet Seventeen's YouTube Channel Stars: Lisa Schwartz". Seventeen. January 1, 2014. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  7. ^ Shaw, Lucas (April 28, 2014). "Yahoo Snags YouTube Star for Recap Show (Exclusive)". TheWrap. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  8. ^ Peterson, Tim (April 28, 2015). "Disney's Maker Studios Wants to Sell Ads Across All of YouTube". Advertising Age. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  9. ^ Stedman, Alex (September 19, 2014). "Shane Dawson on Why His New Movie 'Not Cool' Will Shock Fans". Variety. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  10. ^ Ge, Linda (August 7, 2014). "YouTube Stars Lisa Schwartz, Shane Dawson Hosting Video AMA to Raise Money for Cyber Bullying Charity". TheWrap. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  11. ^ Burlingame, Russ (April 3, 2016). "Talking Angela Actress Lisa Schwartz Celebrates The Character's Birthday". Yahoo!. Retrieved July 27, 2016.
  12. ^ "Lisa Schwartz". www.lisaschwartz.net. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  13. ^ Pedersen, Erik (November 16, 2016). "Freeform Launches 'Party Girl,' Shortform Series Starring YouTuber Lisa Schwartz". deadline.com. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  14. ^ Spangler, Todd (September 2, 2016). "ABC Bows 4 More Digital-Only Originals, Including Comedy From YouTube Star Lisa Schwartz". variety.com. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  15. ^ Melvin, Haley (September 19, 2016). "This Isn't Working: the new ABCdigital series you need to see!". The Odyssey Online. Retrieved November 7, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  16. ^ a b "Thirty-Life Crisis: Navigating My Thirties, One Drunk Baby Shower at a Time". Barnes & Noble. August 27, 2019.
  17. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (December 18, 2019). "Kendall Rhodes Launches Paraluman Media Management".
  18. ^ "Seinfeld Helped Fuel this Millennial's Thirty Life Crisis (Book Excerpt)". LA Weekly. August 27, 2019.
  19. ^ Roth, Madeline (July 8, 2015). "YouTube Star Shane Dawson Comes Out As Bisexual: 'I Am Open To Love'". MTV.com. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  20. ^ lisbug (December 12, 2013), MOMMY TAG : HOLIDAY EDITION, retrieved December 19, 2017
  21. ^ Schwartz, Lisa (November 27, 2019). Our Proposal Story!. Retrieved November 27, 2019 – via YouTube.
  22. ^ Harris, Margot. "16 YouTuber breakups that rocked the internet and created an entirely new genre of emotional video". Insider.
  23. ^ "Shane Dawson and Lisa "Lisbug" Schwartz Might Be the Friendliest Exes Ever". Distractify. August 28, 2019.
  24. ^ Stein, Michelle (June 27, 2020). "Shane Dawson's Leaked Video Sparks Outrage — and an Apology From the YouTuber". Distractify. Retrieved June 30, 2020.
  25. ^ "Tweet". Twitter. Retrieved June 30, 2020.
  26. ^ "Talking Angela Actress Lisa Schwartz Celebrates The Characters' Birthday". Yahoo!. Retrieved July 1, 2017.

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