Yvonne Orji

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  • Birth Place: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian
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Fast Facts

  • Entered a pageant as a favor for a friend; for the talent portion, wrote and delivered her first standup comedy routine.
  • After graduating with her Masters, she lived in Liberia for six months working with an HIV prevention effort.
  • Before being cast in Insecure, she worked as a wedding emcee.
  • Wrote and starred in the virally distributed pilot episode for First Gen, an autobiographical sitcom about a Nigerian woman who abandons med-school in favor of stand-up comedy.
  • Serves as a creative consultant for Beauty and the Baller.

College

  • George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States (BA in Sociology); George Washington University, Milken Institute School of Public Health, Washington District of Columbia, United States (MA in Public Health)

Details

  • Birth Place: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian

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