Jenny Yang

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Birthday
11, 1990
Birthplace
Taiwan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1990 (age 29)
Birthplace
Taiwan

About

Asian comedian known for creating the Asian American comedy tour Dis/orient/ed Comedy and the 2015 Comedy Comedy Festival: A Comedy Festival. She has written a number of viral videos for BuzzFeed including "If Asians Said the Stuff White People Say" and "Ask An Asian."

Before Fame

She graduated with a degree in political science from Swarthmore College and has been known to feature her status as a "political asian" in many of her standup sets. She has gone on to host non-profit events for organizations like Project by Project-Los Angeles.

Trivia

Her work was featured in the Alisha Gaddis book Women's Comedic Monologues that are Actually Funny. She has often been seen as a co-host on Phil Yu's Angry Asian America talk show on ISAtv.

Family Life

She was born in Taiwan but raised in Southern California.

Associated With

She has performed alongside fellow female Asian comedian Anna Akana and she was featured on Joan Rivers' 2013 documentary Why We Laugh: Funny Women.