Born in Marshalltown, Iowa, Valerie grew up in Colorado Springs before moving to Europe. Landing in Paris at seventeen, Valerie became a successful high fashion model. Valerie honed her comic skills on New York City's comedy circuit and is now bi-coastal consistently performing at Gotham Comedy Club, Stand UP NY, The Improv, Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, Hollywood Improv and many others. She has been on the Late Show with David Letterman, and has done warm up for The Tyra Banks Show. As well as several national commercials, she just completed the lead role in the indie film LA Ricochet.