Phoebe Robinson is a celebrated name when it comes to comedy and acting. This piece will focus on the boyfriend of Phoebe Robinson. Some of comedy’s most impressive foremothers like Moms Mabley and Phyllis Diller paved the way for generations of female comedians by challenging antiquated, gendered, and highly problematic notions of who could and could not be funny. One of those new generation female comedians who have successfully hustled and made a name for themselves is Phoebe Robinson. She has been dominating the comedy world for over a decade now. New York Times bestseller Phoebe rocketed to fame with her podcast “2 Dope Queens” that turned into a T.V. show.
Apart from her spectacular comic timing and writing ability, she is also an actress. In 2019 Phoebe Robinson set up her own production company Tiny Reparations and produced an interview show, Comedy Central, under her company’s label. She also starred in the show, and it was the first project from her production company. Born and raised in Bedford Heights and Solon, Ohio, she attended high school at Gilmour Academy. She began doing standup in 2008, and since then, there has been no stopping her. Her spiking popularity has made her romantic life a fascination for Netizens. So let’s hop onto the bandwagon and get going.
Who is Phoebe Robinson’s Boyfriend?
Phoebe Robinson is currently dating Luke Downs, whom she refers to as “British Baekoff”. Reportedly Luke is four years younger than Phoebe, and they both met at one of the concerts of U2. Luke basically lived in Portland, but he moved to New York for Pheobe. Phoebe Robinson is very lowkey about her relationship with her boyfriend but keeps posting a few pictures with him on several occasions. About what Luke does as a profession, all we know is that he had a job in merchandising and worked as an event and touring merchandising manager in Manchester. Currently, in one of her Instagram posts, Phoebe Robinson announced her newest show, Black Raiser. In that announcement post, she said that Luke serves as a producer and editor of the series.
On the question that how did the two met in the first place. Then all the credit goes to Bono, as they met at one of the U2 concerts. And there is no surprise after this that why Bono has a special place in the comedians life. “I like B’s: Bono, British Baekoff, Books” reads her Instagram bio. The two have been dating since then and look happy together. Phoebe has been talking about Luke in many of her podcasts. As of 2021, they both are living together in New York. Balancing her love life and a fast-rising career, Phoebe is a special talent with a strong comedic presence.
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Career and Early Life
Phoebe has established herself not only as a comedian but also as a best-selling writer. She has been referred to as “brilliant and able to critique some really complex concepts in a sentence or two. Bask in it, People, and Flavorwire listed her as one of the 25 Female Comedians Everyone Should Know. She kicked off her writing career with MTV’s Girl Code as a staff writer as well as a consultant on season 3 of Broad City. Apart from appearing on Television shows, she creates online content for Glamour.com and also contributes to the New York Times, Time Out NY, N.Y. Post, and Bitch Magazine. Her blog cum podcast, “Blaria” has been featured in the Huffington Post, and she has been regularly performing a live version of “Blaria Live” in Brooklyn and Washington D.C.
Her books are based on a collection of essays about race, gender, and pop culture. She has authored books like “You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain,” “Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay,” and the recent one “Please Don’t Sit on my bed in your Outside Clothes.” Talking about her acting career, she made her debut with the movie “In Case Of Emergency”(2017), which was followed by “Ibiza”(2018), and “What men Want”(2019). Her latest appearance was in the American Documentary film “Becoming” which was released last year. Phoebe, in her OTT debut, worked in Netflix’s “The Characters”(2016) and her television debut in 2014 with the sitcom Broad City.