- Became interested in comedy at age 17 after going on a date to the Second City club in Chicago with his high-school sweetheart, Heather, whom he later married.
- Began his improv studies at the Second City in Detroit during his senior year of high school, and took classes with fellow actor-comedians Keegan Michael Key and Antoine McKay.
- Named one of Splashlife's 30 Under 30: Comedians to Watch in 2011.
- Joined SNL in its 38th season, along with fellow Second City alums Aidy Bryant and Cecily Strong.
- A member of the Cook County Social Club improv troupe.
- 2016, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series: Nominee
- 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
- 2015, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series: Nominee
- 2017, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series: Winner
- 2018, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Specials: Nominee
- Heather — Wife
- Buster — Son
- Penny — Daughter
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