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Gina Yashere Biography

Birth Name:
Gina Obedapo Iyashere
Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Is of Nigerian descent
  • Worked as a lift maintenance technician and engineer before becoming a comedian
  • In 1996, was a finalist in the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year
  • In 2017, became the British Correspondent for The Daily Show
  • In 2019, co-created and starred in CBS sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola