Sam Jay Bio, Age, Family, Gay, Girlfriend, Net Worth, TV Show

Sam Jay Biography

Sam Jay is an American comedian known for her stand-up performance in The Comedy Lineup in 2018. She is also a writer who is known for her work in Saturday Night Live tv series since 2018. Likewise, she was the co-writer of the “Black Jeopardy” sketch.

How old is Sam Jay? – Age

The PAUSE with Sam Jay writer is 41 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 13, 1982, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, and grew up in Dorchester, BS.

How tall is Sam Jay? – Height

Sam is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall. 

Sam Jay Mother, Father – Family

Jay was born to her parents in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. Unfortunately, her father passed away while she was still very young. It is also known that her mother died in 1998 while she was 16. She has an older brother who is known as Douglas.

Sam Jay Education

Sam disclosed that she went to Clark Atlanta University but she couldn’t afford. Afterward, she joined Phipps Plaza community college where she pursued a degree in communications. However, she dropped out due to lack of interest.

Is Sam Jay Married? – Partner

Jay is openly gay. She has been in a long term relationship with her girlfriend, Yanise Monét. She is a television personality known for her appearances in About Last Night and Pause with Sam Jay tv shows. Likewise, she is an interior designer who runs a Vanity Interiors studio in New York, Los Angeles, and Atlanta. The couple has been together for more than 16 years.

Comedian and Writer Sam Jay and Her Girlfriend Photo
Comedian and Writer Sam Jay and Her Girlfriend Photo

Sam Jay Comedy Career

Jay is a vastly recognized comedian who is known for albums such as Donna’s Daughter and 3 in the Morning. Likewise, she is known for her several appearances in the 2018 Nobodies television series as Andrea.

Afterward, she was featured in Broad City tv series as Doorwoman in the episode titled Along Came Molly. Most recently, she appeared in the episode of Football Is Back in 2023 The Eric Andre Show. Moreover, her comic style appears to resemble that of late comedian Patrice O’Neal.

Most noteworthy, she was cast in the 2018 Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents for a half-hour stand-up special. Furthermore, she performed stand-up comedies such as Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Writing Career

Sam is a professional writer known for TV specials such as BET Awards 2020 and 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. She was also the writer of 5 episodes in Donald Glover Presents TV mini-series. It is known that she is the first black lesbian writer in the Saturday Night Live show’s history.

Likewise, she bacame the second black lesbian after the late comedian and performer Danitra Vance. In addition, she is an executive producer for television series such as PAUSE with Sam Jay, Kenan, and Bust Down.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Comedy Central Presents
  •  Just for Laughs: All Access
  •  BET Awards 2020
  • The Eric Andre Show 
  • Pause with Sam Jay
  • Bust Down
  • You People
  • Sam Jay: 3 in the Morning
  • Since 2020
  • The Comedy Lineup
  • Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents
  • Sex: Unzipped
  • George Carlin’s American Dream
  • Best of Stand-Up 2020
  • Colin Quinn & Friends: A Parking Lot Comedy Show
  • Ricking Morty
  • Just for Laughs 2022: The Gala Specials — Chelsea Handler
  • Sam Morril: Full Capacity
  • Dope State
  • Where Love Lies
  • Pinsky
  • Untitled Sam Jay Show
  • FREE HBO: Pause With Sam Jay HD
  • Tạm Dừng Với Sam Jay

Sam Jay Net Worth

Jay sits at an estimated net worth that ranges between $1 Million to $5 Million.

Sam Jay Instagram

You can find and follow Sam on Instagram using the account name: @samjaycomic

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