Repertory Player/Weekend Update Co-Anchor

Michael Che

Repertory Player/Weekend Update Co-Anchor Bio

Michael Che returns for his third season as co-anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update" alongside Colin Jost.

Named one of Rolling Stone's 50 Funniest People, Buzzfeed's 50 Hottest Men in Comedy and Variety's Top 10 Comics to Watch, Che has been a writer on "SNL," a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and has performed stand-up on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "Late Show with David Letterman." His first comedy special was Comedy Central's "The Half Hour," which aired in 2014. He appeared alongside Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan in the 2014 film "Top Five." When Che is not in front of the camera, he headlines comedy shows nationally and internationally. His first hour-long comedy special, "Michael Che Matters," will premiere later this year on Netflix.

Che is a native of Manhattan and currently resides in the city. His birthday is May 19.