Jay Pharoah is the well-known American actor is famous for his Hollywood movie and popular roles in latest films. He is also a popular stand-up comedian as well as a rapper.
Jay Pharoah was born on October 14th in the year 1987 in Virginia. He was the younger child of his parents. He completed his education from the Indian River High School in Chesapeake. He graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University. His interest towards the acting career started developing from school itself. He took regular acting classes from his teacher in the same town after his school hours.
Though he took great passion in acting, when he could not get enough chances here, his father asked him to join the family business. He went to the Tidewater Community College to pursue the business education. After this, he made a start in his Hollywood career and eventually reached high through his constant dedication and hard work. The spot light of the media are always on him because of his immense fame and huge popularity and is thus also spreading a lot of rumours about him. It has been said that he is into several dating relationships, which is not the truth. He is not even married yet as he is still a very young and successful personality and is only focusing in his career. There is also no news about his affairs or girlfriends from any source.
His career started in the year 2010 with Saturday Night Live for their 36th season. His performance of the season was so impressive that he was regarded as the “breakout player” of the season. In the 38th season, he made his debut with the SNL. He gained so much popularity from this debut that he was casted as the cover of many popular magazines. One of the popular magazine was Rolling Stone which first casted him on their cover magazine for his huge success.
Next, he appeared in the film Lola Versus which was produced by the famous production house in the town known as, Fox Searchlight Pictures in the year 2012. He gave many consecutive hits after this due to his impressive acting skills.
He made appearance in the films Ride Along, Balls Out and many more. He again worked with SNL in the year 2016 for doing a television commercial. They offered him to do the television commercial Old Navy along with Cecily Strong and Nasim Pedrad.
Besides this, he is also a very talented host. He has hosted several events on the television screen leading to his huge popularity as an actor. He has hosted the American Music Awards along with the famous television personality Gigi Hadid. He, himself has also won several awards and recognitions in his acting career till now, for his notable presentations of the characters and for showing versatile acting skills on the television. He also has a high net worth of $100,000 which is quite a handsome amount and it only seems to be increasing with time.