Trevor Noah

Host


Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah." Trevor received a 2020 Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album for "Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia" and 2020 NAACP Image Award nominations for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special). Trevor recently received a 2020 Webby Award for Best in Comedy for "The Daily Show" as well as an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Talk Series. Trevor originally joined "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in 2014 as a contributor. In 2019, "The Daily Show" received two Primetime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Interactive Program. Additionally, Trevor received the 2019 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.

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Desi Lydic

Correspondent


Desi Lydic joined "The Daily Show" as a correspondent in September 2015 when Trevor Noah started his tenure as host. She is a professionally trained improvisational and comedic actress who studied and performed at The Groundlings and ImprovOlympic. Her first one-hour Comedy Central special "Desi Lydic: Abroad" premiered in May 2019. Desi set out on a global expedition -- exploring how and why the U.S. has fallen so far behind much of the world when it comes to women and education, economics, health and politics. Desi also had a starring role on MTV's hit comedy series "Awkward." Her other credits include FXX's "The League" and Cameron Crowe's "We Bought a Zoo."

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Dulcé Sloan

Correspondent


Dulcé Sloan has been a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" since 2017, and her half-hour "Comedy Central Presents" stand-up special premiered in 2019. She was also added to the cast of the upcoming animated FOX series "The Great North," joining an ensemble of comedy heavyweights including Jenny Slate, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally and Paul Rust. The series, from the creators of FOX's hit animated show "Bob's Burgers," will premiere in 2020. She appears opposite Malin Akerman, Bella Thorne and Alec Baldwin in the indie comedy "Chick Fight," currently in post-production. She can also be seen on OWN's four-part series "Black Women OWN the Conversation."

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Jaboukie Young-White

Correspondent


Jaboukie Young-White is a comedian originally from Chicago. Named one of Variety's 2018 "10 Comics to Watch" at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, White has performed stand-up twice on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and debuted his half hour on "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents" in 2019. White can be seen on the last season of HBO's "Crashing," in the Sony feature "Rough Night" and in the Netflix features "Set It Up" and "Someone Great." Previously, White was a staff writer on Netflix's "American Vandal" and "Big Mouth." White will appear in the A24, Mike Mills-directed feature "C'mon, C'mon" opposite Joaquin Phoenix and as the lead in the independent rom-com film "Dating in New York." White also voices the role of Truman on the upcoming animated series "Fairfax" on Amazon.

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Michael Kosta

Correspondent


Michael Kosta is a stand-up veteran who has appeared on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Conan," "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "@midnight." Michael has been a fixture on TV since his breakout performance at HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. Prior to "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," Michael co-created, produced and starred in "The Comment Section," guest-hosted "Attack of the Show" and co-hosted "Crowd Goes Wild" with Regis Philbin. He also served as a correspondent on "The Soup" spinoff series "The Soup Investigates." Michael starred in his own stand-up special "Comedy Central Presents: Michael Kosta" and released his comedy album "Comedy for Attractive People" in 2015. He was also seen on "This Week at the Comedy Cellar" and "This Is Not Happening."

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Ronny Chieng

Correspondent


Ronny Chieng is a stand-up comedian and actor. He was also one of the stars of the worldwide hit movie "Crazy Rich Asians" and has appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and in The New York Times and GQ. Ronny co-wrote and starred on his own sitcom "Ronny Chieng: International Student," aired on Comedy Central and Netflix. In December 2019, Chieng released his debut smash hit Netflix stand-up comedy special "Asian Comedian Destroys America." He firmly believes there is absolutely no way anyone is reading this.

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Roy Wood Jr.

Correspondent


Roy Wood Jr.'s comedy has entertained millions across stage, television and radio. In addition to stand-up comedy, producing and acting, during his tenure on "The Daily Show," Roy has used the show's brand of satire to shed a light on serious issues like Chicago gun violence, police reform, LGBTQ+ discrimination, ICE deportations and PTSD in the black community. He also recently appeared in a guest-starring role on the AMC series "Better Call Saul" and will be seen on "The Last O.G." on TBS and on the Netflix comedy "Space Force."

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Gina Yashere

Contributor


Born in London to Nigerian parents, Gina Yashere broke into the American comedy scene in 2007 on "Last Comic Standing." She's been named one of the top 10 rising talents by The Hollywood Reporter and is the only British comic to ever appear on "Def Comedy Jam." The U.K.'s Black Entertainment & Comedy Awards named her Best Comedian four years in a row, and she has performed several times at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. Yashere's stand-up specials include "Ticking Boxes" (2017) and "Skinny B*tch" (2010).

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Lewis Black

Contributor


In 1996, Lewis Black began a segment on "The Daily Show," which evolved into Back in Black. Since then, Black has taped four specials for the "Comedy Central Presents" series, co-created "Last Laugh with Lewis Black" and presided over "Lewis Black's The Root of All Evil." Black's stand-up albums include "In God We Rust" (2012), "Stark Raving Black" (2011), "The Carnegie Hall Performance" (2007) and "The White Album" (2000). He's also filmed two specials for HBO: "Black on Broadway" and "Red, White and Screwed."

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Neal Brennan

Contributor


Neal Brennan is an Emmy Award-nominated writer, director, producer and stand-up comedian. Along with Dave Chappelle, he co-created "Chappelle's Show" and cowrote the cult classic "Half Baked." His first hour-long stand-up special, "Women and Black Dudes," premiered on Comedy Central in 2014. He's also performed stand-up on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "Conan." Brennan worked as a creative consultant on "The Daily Show" before becoming a contributor in 2017. That same year, his stand-up special "3Mics" premiered on Netflix.

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