Janine Poreba - Updated Jun 2024

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Janine Poreba

Janine Poreba is a popular American actress and English language instructor. Janine Poreba is also famous as the celebrity wife of the prominent American actor, screenwriter, and TV producer – Paul Lieberstein.

Early Life

Janine Poreba was born in the year 1973 and she is currently 50 years old as of 2024. She is an honorary citizen of the United States and her parents are originally from New York.

Talking about her family, her parents are mother Elizabeth Poreba and father John Poreba. Moreover, her full name is Janine Serafin Poreba.


Talking about her educational journey, Janine Poreba graduated magna cum laude from Harvard.

She also received a Master’s degree in teaching English to speakers of other languages from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California.

Janine Poreba- Relationship Status

Janine Poreba’s husband is Paul Lieberstein. She is his second wife. The couple tied the knot on Saturday evening July 19, 2008.

The Rev. Dr. James G. Speer officiated their wedding at Battery Gardens. Rev. Dr. James is a Presbyterian minister whereas Battery Gardens is a restaurant in New York.

Further, Rabbi Ari Fridkis also participated in the ceremony. At present, the lovers reside in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

Paul’s sister is Susanne and she is the president of programming for YouTube Premium. Susanne previously held this position at MTV.

Further, her sister-in-law is married to screenwriter and producer Greg Daniels. Further, Paul’s brother is Warren Lieberstein. Warren was married to his co-star Angela Kinsey.

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Caption: Janine Poreba posing for a photo with her husband, Paul Lieberstein. Source: Getty

Janine Poreba – Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Janine Poreba is an instructor in the English as a second language department at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California.

Additionally, she is also an actress popular for Song of Back and Neck released in 2018, Law & Order, and The Office released in 2005.

Moreover, her father teaches science at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School. Whereas, her mother is an English teacher at Bard High School Early College. Both of their professional life is based in New York.

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Caption: Janine and her husband appear on the sitcom ‘The Office’. Source: Dunderpedia

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Regarding her husband’s professional life, Paul Lieberstein served on the advisory board of directors for Young Storytellers. It is an arts education nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles.

Her husband has also received several awards. Paul’s first Emmy Award was as a producer. He shared a 1999 Emmy for “Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)” for his work in King of the Hill.

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Caption: Janine attending the ‘Song of Back and Neck’ Special Screening and Q&A at Laemmle’s Monica Film Center on November 30, 2018, with Paul Lieberstein and others. Source: Getty

Her husband’s work on The Office has also resulted in numerous awards. In June 2007, her husband won a Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Broadband Program – Comedy”. This award was for his work on The Office: Accountants webisodes.

Similarly, as an actor, her husband won a 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series”.

Then as a writer, Paul shared a 2006 Writers Guild of America Award for the series. In addition, he also received a WGA Award nomination for “The Coup”.

Furthermore, Paul has also won an award as co-executive producer. It was a 2006 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Comedy Series”.

Moreover, her husband – Paul Lieberstein – received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from Hamilton College on 22 May 2011.

Janine Poreba – Body Measurements

There is no verified information regarding Janine Poreba’s body measurement details including her height, weight, chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, shoe size, etc. Moreover, she has brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Social Media

Janine Poreba doesn’t seem to be active on any social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, etc.

Likewise, her husband is available on Instagram under the username @paullieberstein.