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Jaboukie Young White        

Comedian, Writer, Activist & Correspondent for "The Daily Show"

Jaboukie Young-White is a comedian, writer and filmmaker from Chicago who was previously a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Named one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch at the 2018 Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, Young-White has performed stand up twice on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and recently debuted his half-hour for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents. Young-White can be seen in the last season of HBO’s Crashing, the Sony feature Rough Night directed by Lucia Aniello, the Netflix feature Set it Up directed by Claire Scanlon, and in Jennifer Kaytin Robinson's feature Someone Great also on Netflix. Previously, Young-White was a staff writer on Netflix’s American Vandal and the animated series Big Mouth.

Coming up, you can see Young-White in the A24 produced Mike Mills feature C’Mon, C’Mon opposite Joaquin Phoenix, and as the lead in the independent rom com film Dating & New York, which premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Young-White will recur in the upcoming Hulu series Only Murders In The Building, and the upcoming HBO Max series Rap Shit, produce by Issa Rae. Young-White also voices the lead role of "Truman" in the upcoming animated series Fairfax on Amazon.

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'Tonight': Jaboukie Young-White Performs TV Stand-Up Debut ...
Jaboukie Young-White makes his TV stand-up debut with jokes about how his race changes city to city, why millennials are broke and how Donald Trump's ...

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