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Jay Pharoah net worth:
$3 Million

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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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”.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sing 2016 filming voice
The Best Man Wedding 2016 announced Teddy Harper (rumored)
Get a Job 2015 completed Skeezy D
Saturday Night Live 2010-2015 TV Series Various / Barack Obama / Kanye West / ...
Top Five 2014 Mike
Balls Out 2014 Dan
Portlandia 2014 TV Series Jay-Z
Ride Along 2014 Runflat
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday 2012 TV Series Barack Obama / Guy / Patron
Lola Versus 2012 Randy
The Cookout 2 2011 TV Movie Eddie O

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live 2011-2014 TV Series performer - 12 episodes

Writer

Writer

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

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It's Never Just a Movie: Chris Rock and Top Five 2014 TV Movie documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ice & Coco 2015 TV Series Himself
Rachael Ray 2015 TV Series Himself
Hollywood Game Night 2015 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Player
Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me? 2015 TV Movie Himself
Today 2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Red Nose Day 2015 TV Special Himself
2014 MTV Video Music Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter
I Heart Radio Music Festival: Night One 2013 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
The Wendy Williams Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
BET's Comicview 2013 TV Series Himself
Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Orlando 2012 Himself - Comedian
The Secret Policeman's Ball 2012 TV Movie Himself
NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2010 TV Movie Himself
The Package 2010 TV Series Himself (2010)
Late Show with David Letterman 2010 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live from New York! 2015 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special 2015 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
SNL's NFL Saturday 2015 TV Movie Brian Dawkins / Tony Dungy
Saturday Night Live: Christmas Special 2014 TV Special DMX / Kanye West / Various
Saturday Night Live Presents SNL Shorts 2014 TV Movie Samuel L. Jackson / Judas Iscariot / Danny Glover / ... (uncredited)
SNL Sports Spectacular 2014 TV Movie Shaquille O'Neal / Brian Dawkins / Kenny Watkins / ... (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season 2014 TV Movie Barack Obama / Kanye West / Danny Glover / ... (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Christmas 2013 TV Movie Kanye West (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Halloween 2013 TV Movie Peter / Master of Blackenstein (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live Backstage 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself

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#Fact
1 His sister, Shaina, is his manager.
2 Was born premature with a twin brother. His twin died at birth.
3 Studied business at Tidewater Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University.
4 Started performing stand-up comedy when he was 15 years old.
5 Graduated 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
1 I did impressions when I was little, [too]...I didn't have no friends, so I made them up!


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