Jay pharoah is an american actor, comedian, and impressionist who has earned massive fame for his work in the television industry. He has been working in the industry since 2010, and he is a famous name in the world of comedy. He has worked in several shows and movies, and he charges a good amount of money for his work. He has also given numerous singing and rapping performances as well. Some of his latest works include Spinning Gold and The Blackening.
He was born on 14 October 1987, and he is an American citizen. He attended the Indian River High School in Chesapeake, Virginia and graduated with a diploma. He then went on to Tidewater Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University to study business.
Since he was 15, Pharoah has been performing stand-up comedy in comedy clubs and community theaters around Virginia. He has also toured with Corey Holcomb and Charlie Murphy. During this time, he began doing celebrity impressions and gained fame for impersonating many different celebrities. His Obama impression became viral on YouTube, which led to his success as a comedian.
He joined NBC's Saturday Night Live in 2010 and served as its main cast until 2016. He has also appeared in various other films and TV shows. He is known for his celebrity impressions of politicians, actors, and musicians. He has also hosted the American Music Awards with model Gigi Hadid. In addition to his acting and comedy work, he has also voiced several characters in animated films and TV shows.