Sam Jay Bio | Wiki
Sam Jay (Known as Samaria Johnson) is a famous American comedian and writer. She is the writer for Saturday Night Live since 2017. In 2020, she released her Netflix comedy special 3 in the Morning. Jay is also the co-creator and co-star of the HBO comedy series PAUSE from 2021 to 2022 and the Peacock comedy series Bust Down in 2022. In addition, her style is described as self-aware and observational, inviting comparisons to Patrice O’Neal.
Sam Jay Age | Birthday
She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States on January 13, 1982. Jay is 41 years old and celebrates her birthday every year on January 13.
Sam Jay Height
She is a woman of average stature. Jay stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in ( approx. 1.68m ).
Sam Jay Family
She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States to supportive parents. Jay holds American nationality. She lost both of her parents when she was 16. Her father died first before her mother who died in 1998. However, she has not shared the ideal cause of their death. She grew up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston. However, there are no details on whether she has any siblings.
Sam Jay Wife | Girlfriend | Comedian Wife
She is married to her wife Yanise Monét for over 15 years. Yanise is an Interior Designer. They first met through mutual friends in Atlanta over a decade ago. Their relationship has also inspired some quality standup fodder for Jay, but Monét says it’s all in good fun, and she’s “never blindsided” by it.
Sam Jay Fiance | Partner
Jay and her fiance Monét met through mutual friends in Atlanta over a decade ago in 2011 at a club, before their friend’s car broke down in front of Monét’s house later that night. The couple was later in an on-and-off relationship until they relocated to Los Angeles where Jay began writing for SNL in 2017.
Sam Jay Education
Upon graduating with his high school diploma in a School in Atlanta, she later enrolled at a University. She studied for a degree in communications but quit due to a lack of interest.
Sam Jay Comedy | Stand Up
Her career kicked off after years of working in an office and as a music manager. In 2012, she first performed her first stand-up comedy routine when she was 29. In 2017, she joined the writing staff of SNL, becoming the first black lesbian writer in the show’s history. Moreover, she co-wrote the “Black Jeopardy” sketch and performed stand-up on Netflix’s The Comedy Lineup. In addition, she starred in a half-hour stand-up special for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents.
Sam Jay Movies and TV shows
- You People in 2023.
- Just for Laughs: All Access in 2012.
- Get Your Life – Lady in Dickies in 2015.
- Take My Wife in 2016.
- Flophouse in 2016.
- The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail in 2016.
- Pinsky – Sam in 2017.
- Saturday Night Live – writer since 2018.
- Nobodies – Andrea in 2018.
- The Comedy Lineup – executive producer, and writer in 2018.
- 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards – writer in 2018.
- 70th Primetime Emmy Awards – writer in 2018.
- Donald Glover Presents – writer in 2019.
- BET Awards 2020 – Writer in 2020.
- Shrill – Fran’s Friend in 2020.
- Kenan – consulting producer in 2021.
- That Damn Michael Che – Barber in 2021.
- PAUSE with Sam Jay – executive producer, and writer in 2021.
- Bust Down – Sam, also co-creator, and executive producer in 2022.
- The Eric Andre Show – Herself, a cameo in 2023.
Pause With Sam Jay | Show
She created Pause with Sam Jay a talk show and variety show that aired for two seasons from May 21, 2021, to July 8, 2022. Each show airs at a house party, where the comedian Jay talks to guests over drinks about the episode’s central topic. In addition, the two seasons contain 14 episodes.
Sam Jay 3 In The Morning
In 2020, she released her Netflix comedy special 3 in the Morning. The show serves up fresh takes on relationships, travel nightmares, and the audacity of white people among others. The comedy is an hour-long show. It is filmed at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia where Jay delivers the witty, candid, and raw brand of comedy that earned her recognition as a standout comic.
Sam Jay Snl
She has worked as a writer for Saturday Night Live since 2017. SNL is an American late-night live television sketch comedy, political satire, and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. She has written along with other writers in seasons 43, 44, 45, and 46. The show has aired for over 40 years and earned 93 Primetime Emmy Awards, six Writers Guild of America Awards, and three Peabody Awards.
Sam Jay Net Worth
She is a famous American comedian and writer who has appeared in several comedy shows earning a decent fortune. Her net worth is $1.5 Million.
Who Is Sam Jay
Jay is a 41-year-old American comedian and writer. She is the writer for Saturday Night Live since 2017. In 2020, she released her Netflix comedy special 3 in the Morning. Jay is also the co-creator and co-star of the HBO comedy series PAUSE from 2021 to 2022 and the Peacock comedy series Bust Down in 2022.
How Old Is Sam Jay
Jay is 41 years old born in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States on January 13, 1982.
Is Sam Jay Married
Yes. She is married to her wife Yanise Monét for over 15 years. Yanise is an Interior Designer.
Jay’s Social Media Account
Instagram – samjaycomic
Twitter – @SamJayComic