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Jay Pharoah Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Jay Pharoah net worth:
$3 Million

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Jay Pharoah Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Jared Antonia Farrow was born on 14 October 1987, in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA, and is an actor, rapper, voice actor, impressionist, and stand-up comedian, probably best known for being part of the cast of “Saturday Night Live” since 2010. He is considered the 55th greatest “Saturday Night Live” cast member by Rolling Stone magazine, but all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Jay Pharoah? As of late-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career in comedy and acting. Since becoming part of “Saturday Night Live”, he’s also appeared in several films, including “Lola Versus”, “Ride Along” and “Get a Job”. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Jay Pharoah Net Worth $3 million

At the age of six Jay was already doing impersonations, and according to an interview, he first learned the voice of the “Aladdin” character Iago, voiced by Gilbert Gottfried. Thanks to his voice talents, he would enter a talent competition and finish in fifth place. He attended Indian River High School, and would matriculate in 2005. His character, Principal Daniel Frye is influenced by the school’s former principal. Jay then went to Tidewater Community College, and later Virginia Commonwealth University to study business.

Pharoah was already doing stand-up comedy routines in clubs and theaters when he was 15 years old, plus touring with Charlie Murphy and Corey Holcomb, doing a lot of celebrity impressions and gaining popularity for doing so. Some of the impressions were of Denzel Washington, Chris Rock, Kanye West, and 50 Cent, and he also impersonated Barack Obama and that video would become a hit on YouTube. He then appeared in various segments promoting the 2010 BET Awards, during which his character delivered an important package to Terrence J and Rocsi. His net worth was rising steadily.

In the same year, he was hired to be part of “Saturday Night Live”, and was considered by TV Guide as a “breakout player” thanks to his impressionist skills. Some of the impressions he’s done in the show include Jay-Z, Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington and Lil Wayne, and in 2012, he introduced his Barack Obama impersonation to the show. Later on he would appear in the independent film “Lola Versus”, and he also had a small role in the film “Ride Along” which was released in 2014, starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. He also appeared in the independent film “Balls Out” alongside SNL cast members Kate McKinnon and Beck Bennet. One of his latest projects is a commercial for Old Navy. It was also announced that the 42nd season would be his exit from “Saturday Night Love”.

For his personal life, it is known that Jay was born prematurely with a twin brother, who died after birth. He also has a sibling – Shanah – who is his manager. Pharoah keeps his private life exactly that, but there is no news of him marrying. He does a lot of philanthropic work, including participating in the annual “Charity Day”. He also became a part of the 2015 “Red Nose Day Charity Event”.

Jay Pharoah information

Jay Pharoah information

Birth date: October 14, 1987
Birth place: Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Height:1.85 m
Profession:Actor
Education:Tidewater Community College, Indian River High School
Nationality:American
Siblings:Shaina Farrow

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sing2016filming voice
The Best Man Wedding2016announcedTeddy Harper (rumored)
Get a Job2015completedSkeezy D
Saturday Night Live2010-2015TV SeriesVarious / Barack Obama / Kanye West / ...
Top Five2014Mike
Balls Out2014Dan
Portlandia2014TV SeriesJay-Z
Ride Along2014Runflat
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday2012TV SeriesBarack Obama / Guy / Patron
Lola Versus2012Randy
The Cookout 22011TV MovieEddie O

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live2011-2014TV Series performer - 12 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me?2015TV Movie

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It's Never Just a Movie: Chris Rock and Top Five2014TV Movie documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ice & Coco2015TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2015TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Game Night2015TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me?2015TV MovieHimself
Today2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Red Nose Day2015TV SpecialHimself
2014 MTV Video Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
I Heart Radio Music Festival: Night One2013TV MovieHimself - Presenter
The Wendy Williams Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
BET's Comicview2013TV SeriesHimself
Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Orlando2012Himself - Comedian
The Secret Policeman's Ball2012TV MovieHimself
NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly2010TV MovieHimself
The Package2010TV SeriesHimself (2010)
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live from New York!2015DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special2015TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
SNL's NFL Saturday2015TV MovieBrian Dawkins / Tony Dungy
Saturday Night Live: Christmas Special2014TV SpecialDMX / Kanye West / Various
Saturday Night Live Presents SNL Shorts2014TV MovieSamuel L. Jackson / Judas Iscariot / Danny Glover / ... (uncredited)
SNL Sports Spectacular2014TV MovieShaquille O'Neal / Brian Dawkins / Kenny Watkins / ... (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season2014TV MovieBarack Obama / Kanye West / Danny Glover / ... (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Christmas2013TV MovieKanye West (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Halloween2013TV MoviePeter / Master of Blackenstein (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live Backstage2011TV Movie documentaryHimself

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#Fact
1His sister, Shaina, is his manager.
2Was born premature with a twin brother. His twin died at birth.
3Studied business at Tidewater Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University.
4Started performing stand-up comedy when he was 15 years old.
5Graduated from Indian River High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. He played a recurring character on Saturday Night Live (1975) named Principal Daniel Frye. The character is based on his real-life principal, Jimmy Frye.

#Quote
1I did impressions when I was little, [too]...I didn't have no friends, so I made them up!


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