There’s no doubt that New Girl made their fans laugh for years, Yet this series never fell short to deliver some of television’s greatest heartfelt moments. Above all, New Girl introduced us to some of the most adorable and peculiar characters that have ever blessed our screens.
The Sitcom was created by Elizabeth Meriwether and spanned over 7 seasons on Fox between 2011 and 2018. Jake Johnson (Nick Miller), Zooey Deschanel (Jessica Day), Max Greenfield (Winston Schmidt), Hannah Simone (Cece Parekh), Damon Wayans Jr. (Ernie “Coach”) and Lamorne Morris (Winston Bishop),
Following the first season, Nasim Pedrad appeared on the series to play Winston Bishop’s inevitable love interest and colleague.
Scroll down to know where they are now since the series ended in 2018!
Jake Johnson (Nick Miller)
After New Girl, Jake starred in big-budget films including Tag, Mummy. Johnson also lent his voice for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. In the summer of 2019, Johnson landed another television project as the main cast on ABC’s Stumptown.
The Illinois local produced and appeared in the show Hoops, and will likewise return to play Lowery Cruthers in 2022 for Jurassic World: Dominion.
Max Greenfield (Winston Schmidt)
Greenfield wasn’t a no-show after the show wrapped up in 2018. Greenfield revisited his past role as Leo D’Amato on the Veronica Mars reboot. Greenfield also nabbed a lead role opposite Cedric on CBS’ The Neighborhood. He reportedly also seized a guest-starring gig on series such as BoJack Horseman and A Series of Unfortunate Events. The New Girl alum also starred in Carey Mulligan’s Promising Young Woman and Taraji P. Henson’s What Men Want.
In June 2020, the New York local established DADZ, a parenting and baby goods brand.
Hannah Simone (Cece Parekh)
Simone was set to appear in ABC’s reboot of The Greatest American Hero but the series never took flight as ABC pushed it to the sidelines. However, the actress nailed the role of Dr. Monica Dewan on ABCs Single Parents along with several guest-starring gigs.
In January 2019, ABC authorized an unnamed semi-autobiographical comedy from Hannah inspired by her friends and family. Simon herself produced and Co-wrote the comedy but as of now, the series doesn’t have a release date.
Simon and musician Jesse Giddings got hitched back in 2016 and just a year later Simon and Jesse welcomed their first son.
Damon Wayans Jr. (Ernie “Coach” Tagliaboo)
After saying his goodbyes to the show for the second time in 2015, Damon starred in movies including Super Troopers 2 and How to Be Single.
The actor consistently guest stars on series such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Twilight Zone, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Damon also appeared momentarily on Happy Together and Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair.
The Let’s be Cops alum started Two Shakes Entertainment, his very own production firm in November 2018 and seized a two-year first-look contract with CBS TV Studios.
Damon is also set to co-produce CWs “Glamorous”.
David Walton (Sam Sweeney)
“The About a Boy” fame continued to star on TV with making guest appearances in Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, Grace and Frankie, and more.
David nabbed a recurring role as Sam on NBC’s short-lived drama “Council Of the Dads”.
David also starred and produced 2019 Awakened, on which he appeared alongside Morris and Simon.
Walton and Majandra Delfino tied the knot in March 2011. The couple share a son Louis, and daughter Cecilia.
Zooey Deschanel (Jessica Day)
Zooey was a hotshot Hollywood name before joining the “New Girl” cast. Following the comedy series, the actress lent her voice for 2020’s Trolls World Tour.
The 500 days of summer alum starred in multiple Hollywood projects including Yes Man, Elf, Failure to Launch, Rock the Kasbah, and more.
As for her personal life, Zoey called quits with Jacob Pechenik. Zooey and Jacob Pechenik shares son Charlie and daughter Elsie.
Zooey still continues to oversee The Farm Project with her former spouse Jacob Pechenik.
Nasim Pedrad (Aly Nelson)
The Saturday Night Live fame starred in Corporate Animals and Aladin after New Girl ended. Nasim also made a guest appearance on Human Discoveries alongside starring in the TBS series Chad.
Nasim later joined the cast of Netflix’s Desperados in 2020, starring alongside her former Tv spouse Morris.
Lamorne Morris (Winston Bishop)
Morris appeared in Human Discoveries and Valley of the Boom after the shop wrapped in 2018. In addition to nabbing guest-starring roles on shows such as Squinters, Lamorne starred in multiple movies including “Bloodshot” and “Yesterday”. The actor also released Lamorning After Pill, a comedy rap album in May 2020.
In April 2019, Hulu approved a live-action comedy show featuring animated segments featuring Morris. The show is called “Woke” and it premiered on September 9, 2020.
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