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Neri Chapman (Neé Feldman) is a hyperbaric welder who is married to Cal Chapman. Her sister-in-law is Piper Chapman.  


Neri has a very aggressive attitude. She expects Cal to do as she tells him to do. She is very eccentric, and generally seems cheery. Neri and Cal enjoy living off the grid periodically.

Physical Appearance[]

Neri has untamed brown hair and brown eyes. She is very expressive, and occasionally aggressive in her facial expressions. Her dress sense is equally eccentric as her personality.


Season One[]

Larry Bloom invites Neri to their Thanksgiving, she makes things slightly uncomfortable by discussing her odd profession and with her strange personality. ("Fucksgiving")

While Cal is seen texting while talking to Larry, Cal jumps up for joy and declares he is engaged to Neri despite only knowing her a short amount of time. Later, they argue about processed meats, causing Neri to walk out. Cal reassures Larry their arguments act as "foreplay". ("Fool Me Once")

Season Two[]

In Low Self Esteem City, Piper's family comes to see her. Piper asks where Neri is, Cal explains that she is in the waiting room due to a problem with her background check.

Neri and Cal marry during Cal's grandmother's (Celeste's) funeral ("40 OZ of Furlough").

Season Three[]

The couple eventually moves out of their trailer and into Cal's parents' home due to financial struggles. They are the manufacturing crew for Piper's panty business on the outside.

It is revealed that most of the stories Neri told to Cal were lies, and that she was not as experienced as she said she was ("Don't Make Me Come Back There").

Season Five[]

While texting with Cal from a stolen cell phone, Piper says that Neri is starting to show, implying that she is pregnant.