Elayne Boosler is an American comedian. Boosler was born into a Jewish family and raised in Sheep shead Bay, Brooklyn. She was the youngest child and only daughter of her father, a Russian acrobat, and her mother, a Romanian ballerina.
She attended public schools in Brooklyn, including Shell bank Junior High School and Sheep shead Bay High School. She is married to Bill Siddons, a music industry executive and former manager of The Doors.