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Bowen Yang

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6, 1990
Brisbane, Australia
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6, 1990 (age 31)
Brisbane, Australia


Actor and comedian who became the first Chinese-American and third openly gay cast member of Saturday Night Live upon his hiring in 2019 ahead of its 45th season. He was previously a writer in 2018 for the show and has gained popularity for his Las Culturistas comedy-pop culture podcast. He has amassed over 40 acting credits outside of SNL.

Before Fame

He graduated from NYU with his degree in microbiology. He continued doing improv comedy throughout his time at college.


He has developed a huge following on his self-titled Twitter account for posting lip-syncing videos. He was named to Forbes' 30 under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment list in 2019.

Family Life

His parents met in China and later moved to Brisbane, Australia, where he and his sister were born. He was raised in Denver, Colorado.

Associated With

He has portrayed Andrew Yang on Saturday Night Live in 2019.