Fast Facts

  • Starting doing impressions at age 6.
  • Worked comedy clubs in Virginia at 15.
  • Made his debut on Saturday Night Live on September 25, 2010.
  • An audition tape played a key role in bringing him his SNL gig.
  • On an SNL episode in 2010, he paid tribute to a principal at his high school, using a slightly different name than that of the actual man, Jimmy Frye---who was aware of Pharoah's plan and was fine with it. Pharoah was "always serious about his comedy," Frye said. "It's just a nice gesture that he remembered me."


  • Attended Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, VA
  • Attended Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA


  • Birth Name: Jared Antonio Farrow
  • Birth Place: Chesapeake, VA
  • Profession: Comedian, Impressionist

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