Michael Che Biography
Michael Che is a highly talented American stand-up comedian, writer, and actor, best known for his role as a co-anchor on Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live (SNL). He also holds the position of co-head writer alongside Colin Jost.
How Old is Michael Che? – Age
Born on May 19, 1983, in New York City, Michael is currently 39 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 19th of May every year.
How Tall is Michael Che? – Height
He stands tall at an impressive height of 6 feet 2 inches (approximately 1.88 meters).
Micahel Che Mother, Father, Siblings – Family and Ethnicity
Michael’s parents are Rose Campbell and Nathaniel Campbell. He was born into a family of seven siblings. He holds American nationality and belongs to the Black ethnic group. Interestingly, he was named by his father after the revolutionary figure Che Guevara.
Michael Che grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, from where he graduated.
Is Michael Che Married? – Wife
Michael prefers to keep his private life out of the public eye. As of now, he is not married and has not publicly disclosed his current marital status or any details about his dating life. He has expressed that dating a celebrity is not his preference and that he does not seek love within the celebrity circles.
Michael began his stand-up comedy journey in 2009, performing multiple sets each night. His talent gained recognition, leading to an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman in 2012. The following year, Variety named him one of “10 Comics to Watch,” and Rolling Stone included him in “The 50 Funniest People.”
In 2013, Michael Che joined Saturday Night Live (SNL) as a writer, initially as a guest writer and later as a staff writer. He made a significant move to The Daily Show in June 2014, where he served as a correspondent. Michael’s work received acclaim, particularly for his satirical commentary on the 2014 Ferguson protests titled “Race/Off: Live From Somewhere.”
On September 11, 2014, Michael Che took over Cecily Strong’s role as a Weekend Update co-anchor for SNL’s 40th season, sharing the segment with Colin Jost.
During a stand-up performance on March 26, 2022, Che revealed his departure from SNL after the ongoing season, without specifying the exact timing or reasons. Initially, he denied his exit in an Instagram post but later expressed uncertainty about his future on SNL during an interview with Tony Dokoupil on May 15, 2022, on CBS News Sunday Morning.
Michael Che’s Net Worth
Michael’s successful career has enabled him to accumulate substantial wealth. As of now, his estimated net worth stands at $3.89 million as of 2023.
Michael Che Instagram
You can follow him on his Instagram account @CheThinks