Michael Che Biography

Michael Che

Quick Facts Of Michael Che

Celebrated Name Michael Che
Age 37 Years
Nick Name Michael Che
Birth Name Michael Che
Birth Date 1983-05-19
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Place Of Birth New York City
Birth Nation USA
Home Town New York
Ethnicity African-American
Race Black
Father Nathaniel Campbell
Mother Rose
Horoscope Taurus
Religion Christian
High School Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Awards Writers Guild of America Award
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $4 Million
Salary $15,000 per episode from SNL
Source of Wealth Acting Career
Height 6 ft 1.5 in
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Build/Type Athletic

Michael Che is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who is best known for his work on 'Saturday Night Live'. He is the first African-American anchor of 'Weekend Update' and he is also the co-head writer. He has shortly worked as a correspondent for "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart. He co-hosted the Emmy Awards on 17th September 2018 with Colin Jost. Che and Jost also appeared on the March 4, 2019, episode of WWE's Monday Night Raw, where both were announced as special correspondents for WrestleMania 35. The pair got involved in a storyline with wrestler Braun Strowman, which eventually resulted in Che and Jost becoming participants in the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania. Moreover, he also has appeared in the film, Top Five as one of Chris Rock‘s character’s friends.

Famous For

  • Being a Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer. 
  • For his work on SNL and being the first African-American anchor of "Weekend Update".
  • For feuding with critics and fellow comedians, including Steven Hyden and Jack Allison.

Michael Che, a famous comedian, actor and writer

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What is the Ethnic Background of Michael Che?

Michael Che was born on 19th May 1983 in New York City, New York, the USA. His birth name/full name is Michael Che Campbell. His hometown is in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. He holds an American nationality and his ethnic background is African-American. His race is Black. As of 2020, he celebrated his 37th birthday. He was born as the youngest of seven children to her parents; Rose (mother) and Nathaniel Campbell (father). His father, a history buff, named Michael after the revolutionary Che Guevara. Taurus is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Chrisitan. Concerning his education, he graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. He won his home city's Funniest Stand-Up Competition and was praised by both Variety and Rolling Stone magazines. 

How was the Career of Michael Che?

  • Michael Che began his career as a stand-up comedian in the year 2009 where he used to work at many sets per night. 
  • After three years, he appeared on the "Late Show with David Letterman". 
  • He appeared in a 2012 episode of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show.
  • Variety called him one of "10 Comics to Watch" in the year 2013 while Rolling Stone named him one of "The 50 Funniest People". 
  • In the same year, he joined "Saturday Night Live" as a guest writer and after that staff writer. 
  • It was then announced on 28th April 2014 that he would join "The Daily Show" in June as a correspondent. 
  • He later, made his onscreen debut as a "Daily Show" correspondent on June 4. 
  • Similarly, he was seen in only nine segments during his brief tenure on the show, he was lauded by "TV Guide" for his work.
  • It was announced on 11th September 2014 that he would take over Cecily Strong's position as a Weekend Update co-anchor for the 40th season of SNL, co-anchoring the segment with Colin Jost.
  • He is the first African-American co-anchor in the history of "Weekend Update".
  • During his first two seasons, he primarily hosted the program and rarely appeared in any sketches.
  • In December 2017, he was named co-head writer of Saturday Night Live. 
  • Vulture.com's Megh Wright complimented the Weekend Update joke-swapping segment where Che writes shockingly racist jokes for Jost to deliver.
  • Besides this, he has also appeared in the movie Top Five, appearing as one of Chris Rock's character's friends in the year 2014. Similarly, he has also appeared in other movies such as Chinese Puzzle, Lyle. 
  • She then co-hosted the Emmy Awards with Colin Jost on 18th September 2018. They also appeared on the 4th March 2019, episode of WWE's Monday Night Raw, where both were announced as special correspondents for WrestleMania 35.
  • He called Boston "the most racist city" he has visited and refused to apologize in the run-up to Super Bowl LI. 

Michael Che Becomes Saturday Night Live’s First Black Head Writer

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Awards and Achievements of Michael Che

Michael Che is an award-winning comedian who has won many awards and has also been nominated for various awards. Some of his winning awards include the Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series for Saturday Night Live in 2016 and 2017. 

Is Michael Che Married?

Michael Che is not married yet and he is currently believed to be single as there are no rumors and affairs about him dating with anyone at present. He is a secretive man while coming to his personal life. He is enjoying his present life happily without any kind of problems and disturbances. He is focusing his career mainly rather than being in a relationship/making girlfriend. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Michael Che and Leah McSweeney Rumored To Be Dating Once

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Back then, people talked about his relationship with Leah McSweeney. There is no information about his engagement with anyone or regarding his wife.  

How much is Michael Che's Net Worth?

A famous comedian, actor, the writer is named Michael Che who has made a huge amount of money from his career. He is making a good amount of wealth from a comedian and writing career which is his major source of income. As of 2020, the net worth of Micheal Che is estimated to have $4 Million as per sources whereas his exact salary is still to get disclosed yet as he has not revealed anything about it neither any sources have revealed his salary. He earns $15,000 per episode from Saturday Night Live, which works out about $315K per season. In the year 2014, he appeared in the comedy movie "Top Five" which made a hefty box office collection grossing more than $26 million against its producing cost of around $12 million. He is living a cool lifestyle from his earnings. 

How tall is Michael Che?

Michael Che is a handsome man with a height of 6 feet 1.5 inches or 1.87 m. His hair color and eye color is black. His body build is athletic. He has maintained his shape over the years with regular exercise it seems. His heartwarming smile, his entire demeanor, and his gradual escalating popularity in the industry make him the perfect catch. He frequently works out and he is very conscious about his food intakes. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality. 

Did You Know?

  • Michael Che is the first African-American anchor of 'Weekend Update'.
  • He has shortly worked as a correspondent for "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart.
  • Che and Jost also appeared on the March 4, 2019, episode of WWE's Monday Night Raw, where both were announced as special correspondents for WrestleMania 35.
  • He also has appeared in the film, Top Five as one of Chris Rock‘s character’s friends.
  • Taurus is his Zodiac sign.