Robin Thede

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Birthday
27, 1979
Birthplace
Iowa
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Iowa

About

Comedy writer and sketch and improvisational comedian who made history in 2015 after being hired by The Nightly Show. She was the first African-American woman to be head writer for a late-night talk show. She later hosted BET's The Rundown, becoming the first African-American woman to host a late-night TV talk show.

Before Fame

She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and African-American Studies.

Trivia

She starred in a BET original web series titled Buppies. She was a staff writer on Real Husbands of Hollywood, another BET original.

Family Life

She was born to Dave and Phyllis Thede, a German-American man and African-American woman. She has two younger sisters.

Associated With

She was a head writer on The Queen Latifah Show.