Gina Yashere

Born & raised in London UK, of Nigerian parents, Gina has been a stand up and TV star in the UK for numerous years now, with appearances on iconic TV shows such as Live At The Apollo & Mock The Week, as well as creating & performing popular comedic characters on The Lenny Henry Show.

She broke onto the American comedy scene with her appearances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, where she made it to the final 10, and then never went home!  She is also known in the US for being the only British comedian to ever appear on the iconic Def Comedy Jam, as well as for her hilarious appearances on NBC’s The Tonight Show and HBO’s Crashing.

Gina self produced 3 stand-up specials, Skinny B*tch, Laughing To America and Ticking Boxes, two of which are currently streaming on Netflix. She is also regularly featured on Comedy Central as the British Correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

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