Jay Pharoah Biography


Best known for his cast of Saturday Night Live. He is currently single.

More about the relationship

Jay Pharoah’s relationship status is possibly single.

Previously, he was rumoured to have an affair with Kat Graham in 2015.

Relationship Facts of Jay Pharoah

  • Jay Pharoah is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jay Pharoah?

Jay Pharoah is an American actor, a stand-up comedian, impressionist, rapper, plus voice actor.

He is best known for his cast of Saturday Night Live.

Jay Pharoah: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

He was born Jared Antonio Farrow in Chesapeake, Virginia on October 14, 1987. He was born as a premature child. His twin was passed away at the time of birth.

Pharoah’s ethnicity is All-American and has a sibling named Shaina Farrow. His parents‘ details are not available.

In 2005, Pharoah graduated from Indian River High School, Chesapeake. Then he studied business and graduated from Tidewater Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Jay Pharoah: Professional Life, Career

In his early teens, Jay performed in comedy in clubs and theaters around Virginia. Likewise, He went touring with Corey Holcomb and Chris Murphy, the brother of Eddie Murphy. Pharoah started doing celebrity impressions, including Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, and Jay-Z through those times.

He mimicry Barack Obama and posted it on YouTube which became viral in 2008. After two years of hard work, in 2010, he was hired by SNL for the 36th season as the featured player.

In 2010, he appeared in a series of segments on BET.  Months later, he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player at 22 years old and was the first African-American cast member to appear on the series since Kenan Thompson joined in 2003.
Pharoah has also appeared in several feature films. He played a small role in the 2012 independent movie Lola Versus.

Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, the estimated net worth of this actor is around $3.5 million. His 2020 horror movie Bad Hair has earned around $8.9 million at the box office.

He has bought a new house in 2019 in Los Angeles.

As per the reports, an actor’s yearly salary is around $19,000 and $210,000.

Rumor and Controversies

Once, he was rumored that he slammed the show ‘Saturday Night Live’ after his departure from the show. But this false news was denied by this comedian.

Jay Pharoah’s Body Measurements

Jay Pharoah has a dark brown eye color and has black color hair. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weight is 83 kg.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Jay is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

He has more than 505.9k followers on Facebook, over 209.1k followers on Twitter, and around 508k followers on Instagram.

He also has his own official website.


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