Who Is Ramy Youssef? 5 Things to Know About the Comedian Who Hosted ‘SNL’


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Ramy Youssef made headlines after hosting Saturday Night Live on March 30. The 33-year-old comedian has been in show business since he starred in his first gig on Nick at Nite’s See Dad Run. Most recently, he starred in the award-winning film Poor Things, which was nominated for Best Motion Picture at the 2024 Academy Awards.

Learn more about Ramy below!

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After getting into acting on Nick at Nite, Ramy’s comedy career kicked off when he appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2017. His jokes tend to feature nods to the Millennial generation in addition to his background as a practicing Muslim. His most famous comedy shows were the specials Ramy Youssef: Feelings and Ramy Youssef: More Feelings.

After landing his main role in See Dad Run, Ramy’s self-titled Hulu TV series came out in 2019. He also served as the co-creator of the series Mo. His acting credits include a recurring role in the TV show Mr. Robot and the movies Poor Things and Wish.

On top of being a working actor and comedian, Ramy is also a director and writer, having directed an episode of The Bear.

The actor has been married since 2022. Without revealing his wife’s identity, she is reportedly from Saudi Arabia and works as a visual artist.

On March 30, Ramy delivered his monologue in Studio 8H, and he mentioned the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict in addition to the upcoming 2024 U.S. presidential election.

Ramy Youssef, a 33-year-old comedian, recently hosted Saturday Night Live and has been in show business since his early days on Nick at Nite’s See Dad Run. He starred in the film Poor Things, which was nominated for an Academy Award.

Ramy started his comedy career after appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2017. His jokes often reference his background as a Muslim and the Millennial generation. He is known for his comedy specials Ramy Youssef: Feelings and Ramy Youssef: More Feelings.

Aside from acting in See Dad Run, Ramy also has a Hulu series and co-created the show Mo. He has appeared in Mr. Robot and movies like Poor Things and Wish.

In addition to acting and comedy, Ramy is also a director and writer. He directed an episode of The Bear.

Ramy got married in 2022 to an artist from Saudi Arabia. During his SNL hosting gig, he touched on controversial topics like the Israel-Palestine conflict and the upcoming U.S. presidential election in 2024.

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