Many people will know about Jay Pharoah due to his past co-hosting slot of Saturday Night Live, but that is not all he does. The comedian and actor is accomplished at comedic impressions and ad lib acting. His stand-up skills developed early through performances at small local clubs, and then he gained the opportunity to go on tour. You can’t go wrong when you get Jay Pharoah tickets at StubHub for performances around the world.
Jay Pharoah History
Jay Pharoah started his comedic career when he was just six years old. He would perform impressions of Iago from Aladdin, and later entered a competition and came in fifth place. He didn’t look back when it came to the comedy lifestyle. However, he did also enjoy music and acting.
From the age of 15 he took to club stages to develop his skills. Some of his best impressions have been 44th President Barack Obama, actor Will Smith, and comedian Eddie Murphy. His impression of Obama led to instant YouTube fame. Pharoah has often said that his Obama impression is one of his best and he comes to life each time he performs it.
In 2010, he gained a position as a featured play in Saturday Night Live Season 36. He remained on the show until 2016. After leaving, he had the chance to get on stage more and do more comedy tours for his fans.
Achievements of Jay Pharoah
Despite his love for comedy, he did attend Tidewater Community College and then Virginia Commonwealth University studying and gaining a degree in business. He also has an accomplished acting career, in small and big roles. Many Pharoah fans will know him as a buddy cop in Ride Along and independent movie Balls Out.
Don’t worry if you haven’t recognized Pharaoh in some of his movies. He has done a lot of voice work, particularly for the likes of Sing! and the TV show Legends of Chamberlain Heights. Call of Duty fans will also recognize his voice as Andre in Infinite Warfare.
Rolling Stone magazine once described Pharaoh as the “Jimmy Fallon of 2 Chainz Impressions” and in 2016 he had the opportunity to co-host the American Music Awards with Gigi Hadid. The comedian is now moving into a rapping and music career working with notable producer Myles William, but continually tours with his comedic impressions for fans who want to see him. Use StubHub as your number one place to get Jay Pharoah tickets for all his upcoming dates and worldwide locations.