Meet Fortune Feimster's Fiancé, Jacquelyn Smith

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Who Is Fortune Feimster's Girlfriend? Meet Jacquelyn Smith, Her Fiancé
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Fortune Feimster — born Emily Fortune Feimster in Charlotte, North Carolina — first pursued comedy professionally after moving to Los Angeles in 2003. She joined the famed Groundlings Theatre in 2005 and several years later wound up in Groundlings' Sunday Company.

Feimster's first crack into the mainstream was in 2010 by appearing on NBC's Last Comic Standing. This led to appearances on After Lately and Chelsea Lately, which spotlighted Feimster as a comic to follow.

Since then Feimster has not only become a major stand-up comedian — her first hour-long comedy special, Sweet & Salty, was released via Netflix on January 21st — but also an in-demand actress. She will be seen in the upcoming film Yes Day, which stars Jennifer Garner, who also produced the movie.

Feimster has never been shy about being in a committed, long-term relationship. So, who is Fortune Feimster's girlfriend? Below is everything you ought to know about her "feyoncé," Jacquelyn Smith.

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1. Who is Fortune Feimster's girlfriend? She and Jacquelyn Smith have been engaged since January 2018.

Feimster proposed to Smith on January 5, 2018 during a trip to Big Sur, California. Commented Feimster within an Instagram post captioned, "After two and a half years with my beautiful lady, she’s officially my feyoncé."

Along with that comment, Feimster published a series of photos to Instagram on January 5, 2018, including one in which Smith is seen wrapping her arm about Feimster and giving her a kiss on the cheek. A nicely-sized engagement ring was visible on Smith's left hand.

2. A star-studded wedding ought to be expected for Feimster and Smith's big day.

With the announcement of Feimster's engagement via Instagram immediately came congratulations from her co-star on The Mindy Project, Mindy Kaling. Said Kaling, "This is exciting!! I will officiate." Feimster promptly responded: "YES PLEASE!!"

Actress Olivia Munn, who worked with Feimster within the film Office Christmas Party, also chimed in. She commented: "Omg!! I call dibs on walking you down the aisle!!!"

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3. Smith has a background in education.

A native of Michigan, Smith graduated from Michigan State University for her undergraduate studies. She had earned a bachelor's degree in Telecommunications Management in 2002.

Smith attended Chicago State University for her graduate studies and graduated with a masters in Elementary Education in 2007. This led her to work as a kindergarten teacher in the Chicago area for close to a decade.

Smith is reportedly now a teacher at the Citizens Of The World school in Los Angeles.

4. Feimster and Smith have worked together professionally.

While Feimster is a popular comedian and actress and Smith is a teacher by trade, the two share a passion project in their spare time. The two regularly work together on the Sincerely Fortune podcast.

Sincerely Fortune is a weekly show — new episodes post every Tuesday — where Feimster and Smith, often with special guest stars, go "behind the curtain to discuss a new topic every week." On the January 29, 2020 episode, Smith is heard interviewing Feimster about her comedy career and the struggles of her early days. Smith is often addressed on the show by the nickname "Jax."

5. Feimster and Smith regularly appear together beyond their podcast.

Those who follow Feimster on Instagram should be accustomed to seeing and reading about Smith regularly.

For starters, in a February 2, 2020 Instagram post, Feimster posted a photo of her and Smith in a pool and commented, "Happy Birthday to my sweet Jax! I am so lucky I met her five years ago because life is truly better with her in it. She’s always so giving and making sacrifices and I just really appreciate all she does for me. She doesn’t get nearly the amount of credit she should but I’m able to do what I do because she’s always by my side and helping me. So show her some love. She’s the most fun, most wonderful, beautiful partner I could ever ask for. I love you."

Feimster had posted a photo of Smith sleeping the day prior. In addition to that, a January 10, 2020 post showed the two together in Aspen, Colorado, while just a few days prior, the two were shown at the Golden Globes in a pair of photos published on January 5th.

6. Smith has public social media accounts of her own.

While partners of celebrities often hide, Smith is indeed someone you can follow on social media. She maintains public accounts on Instagram and Facebook beyond her LinkedIn account.

Smith does not appear to use her Facebook or LinkedIn accounts much, but her 14,000-plus Instagram followers know to expect a few new postings each week. Many of Smith's Instagram posts show Feimster, although their dog seems to be the star of the account.

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Darren Paltrowitz is a New York-based writer, editor and author. He is also the host of the Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz podcast, as co-produced with PureGrainAudio.com.

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