Gina broke onto the American comedy scene with her appearances on “Last Comic Standing” (NBC), where she made it to the final 10. She is also known for her regular, hilarious appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC), as Madame Yashere, The Surly Psychic. What you don’t know is that Gina Yashere’s sellout live appearances are legendary. Her bombastic delivery, infectious personality and cheeky observations have wowed audiences not just in the UK but also in America, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Canada, South Africa, and all over Europe. She was also named one of the top ten rising comedy talents from around the world by “The Hollywood Reporter.” Gina hails from London via Nigeria and shoots from the hip. Her unique take on being both a cultural insider and outsider never fails to raise the roof. Her TV appearances have included, her own one-hour comedy special “Skinny B*tch” (Showtime), “Are We There Yet” (TBS), “Stand Up in Stilettos” (TV Guide), “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “The Jay Leno Show” (NBC), “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” (NBC), “Last Comic Standing” (NBC), “Chelsea Lately” (E!), “Live at Gotham” (Comedy Central), “Def Comedy Jam” (HBO), “Comics Unleashed, The Mobo Awards” (UK Host), “The Lenny Henry Show” (UK), and “The Celebrity Fame Academy” (UK). Gina currently resides in Los Angeles and tours non-stop around the world.
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