Golden Globes 2016: 5 Things to Know About Rachel Bloom

PHOTO: Rachel Bloom in the press room with the award for best actress in a TV series, comedy or musical, for her role in "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Photo
Rachel Bloom poses in the press room with the award for best actress in a TV series, comedy or musical, for her role in "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Actress Rachel Bloom took home the award for Best Actress in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy at the 2016 Golden Globes for her role as Rebecca Bunch in "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." The 28-year-old actress is fairly new to the Hollywood scene, and told ABC News after she was nominated for the award that she was "just so grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for putting [her] on the map in [her] career."

Here are five things to know about Rachel Bloom:

This is Bloom's First Golden Globe

Bloom beat out veterans such as Jamie Lee Curtis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Gina Rodriguez and Lily Tomlin for this year's Golden Globe award. The comedian told ABC News that her nomination was "surreal, which is the way it should be."

My new pet

A photo posted by Rachel Bloom (@racheldoesstuff) on Jan 10, 2016 at 6:29pm PST

She's a Triple-Threat

Bloom is not only the star of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," she also is the writer and creator of the show. In her acceptance speech she noted that she "almost didn’t have a show,” because it kept getting rejected by networks. "We got six rejections in one day and we felt like crap but we knew it was good,” Bloom said.

This is in Times Square. I dare someone to climb up there and draw a mustache on my face.

A photo posted by Rachel Bloom (@racheldoesstuff) on Sep 14, 2015 at 10:06am PDT

She's on Forbes "30 Under 30"

Bloom was recently named one of Forbes' "30 Under 30" for 2016. The comedienne is in the company of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" actors John Boyega and Alicia Vikander for their influence in the entertainment industry this year.

Thank you for the honor, @forbes!

A photo posted by Rachel Bloom (@racheldoesstuff) on Jan 4, 2016 at 9:06am PST

She's an Animal Lover

Bloom often posts photos of her adorable pup, Wiley, on her social media accounts.

G'night

A photo posted by Rachel Bloom (@racheldoesstuff) on Nov 22, 2015 at 11:56pm PST

She Has a Key to a California City

Bloom was awarded a key to the city of West Covina, Calif. The "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" show is set in this location.

Thank you for the key to your fair city, @cityofWcovina!

A photo posted by Rachel Bloom (@racheldoesstuff) on Nov 18, 2015 at 12:34pm PST