|Michael Che Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1½ in|
|Date of Birth||May 19, 1983|
Michael Che is an American stand-up comedian, actor, TV personality, writer, voiceover artist, and producer who is known for having served as the co-anchor on Weekend Update and co-head writer on Saturday Night Live, the popular late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show. He has also been cast in a few acting projects including Top Five, Lyle, Teachers Lounge, Lucas Bros Moving Co, and Chinese Puzzle.
Michael Che Campbell
New York City, New York, United States
Michael Che attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts located in Manhattan, New York.
Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, TV Personality, Writer, Producer, Voiceover Artist, Former Designer
- Father – Nathaniel Campbell
- Mother – Rose Campbell
- Siblings – He has 6 older siblings.
Michael Che is represented by United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
Political/News Satire, Observational Comedy, Sketch Comedy, Blue Comedy, Insult Comedy, Surreal Humor
Mass Media/News Media/Media Criticism, American Politics, African American Culture, Current Events, Pop Culture
6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Michael Che is of African-American descent.
- Deep-set eyes
- Cheeky smile
Michael Che Facts
- He has been named after the Argentine Marxist revolutionary Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.
- He grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
- Michael Che used to work as a designer for Tommy Hilfiger.
- It was in 2009 that he started doing stand-up comedy.
- He made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Un passant in the 2013 French comedy-drama film, Chinese Puzzle (French: Casse-tête chinois), whose lead cast comprised of Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Cécile de France, and Kelly Reilly.
- In 2014, Michael Che appeared as Paul in the 2014 comedy film, Top Five, starring Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson.
- For his stint with Saturday Night Live, he won Writers Guild of America Award for “Comedy/Variety – Sketch Series” consecutively in 2017 and 2018 and was also nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series” consecutively from 2016 to 2019.
- Alongside fellow comedian Colin Jost, he hosted the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.
- Michael Che has been included in several lists such as Rolling Stone‘s “50 Funniest People”, Buzzfeed‘s “50 Hottest Men in Comedy”, and Variety‘s “Top 10 Comics To Watch”.
- In September 2021, Michael was sued by a TikTok influencer Kelly Manno who claimed that Michael stole her sketch show Homegirl Hotline for his HBO Max show That Damn Michael Che.
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