Jaboukie Young-White Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Education, Biography

Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021
Jaboukie Young-White Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth July 24, 1994
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jaboukie Young-White is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who has worked in films such as Rough Night (2017), Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018), Someone Great (2019), and C’mon C’mon (2021). He has portrayed characters such as Daniel in the comedy TV series Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (2020) and Truman in the animated TV series Fairfax (2021). He has also served as a writer for the adult animated coming-of-age sitcom Big Mouth (2018-Present) and the mockumentary streaming TV series American Vandal (2018). He is perhaps best known for his stint as a correspondent on the late-night talk and satirical news TV program The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2018-Present).

Born Name

Jaboukie Young-White

Nick Name

Jaboukie

Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021
Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021 (Jaboukie Young-White / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Residence

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Jaboukie had attended the Marian Catholic High School, a co-educational secondary school in Chicago Heights, Illinois. After his high school graduation, he had joined DePaul University, a private, Catholic research university in Chicago. He had dropped out in his senior year to pursue a full-time career in comedy.

Occupation

Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer

Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2019
Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2019 (Jaboukie Young-White / Instagram)

Family

  • Siblings – Javaughn Young-White (Brother) (Guitarist), Javeigh Young-White (Brother)
  • Others – Adeya Nomi Parrish Young-White (Niece)

Manager

He is represented by Olivia Gerke, Manager and Booking Agent, 3 Arts Entertainment, Talent Management Agency, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Jaboukie Young-White / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of Afro-Jamaican descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

He often tends to dye his hair blonde.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Slender frame
  • Short-cropped, curly hair
  • Clean-shaven look

Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019
Jaboukie Young-White as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019 (Jaboukie Young-White / Instagram)

Jaboukie Young-White Facts

  1. At DePaul University, Jaboukie had become involved in improv comedy through their collegiate improvisation program known as ‘The Titanic Players’.
  2. He had performed stand-up for the first time at an open mic night when he was 19 years old and 2 years later, he had been hired for his first stand-up gig. He had performed at several bars and clubs around Chicago and New York City and was also a finalist at the 2016 NYC Devil Cup Stand Up Festival.
  3. In late 2016, he began gaining a strong presence on social media as several of his memes, tweets, and posts had started to go viral.
  4. In 2017, he had been featured on Rolling Stone magazine’s ’25 Under 25: Meet the Young Musicians, Actors, Activists Changing the World’ list. In 2018, he had been featured on Vulture magazine’s ’20 Comedians You Should and Will Know’ list.
  5. In 2020, he had been included in BET‘s ‘Future 40’ list, a compilation of the 40 most inspiring and innovative youngsters who are redefining what it means to be young, talented, and black.
  6. On Martin Luther King Day (January 20) in 2020, he had been temporarily banned from Twitter after he had posted a tweet posing as the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation). The tweet had claimed that the FBI was responsible for the legendary activist’s assassination.
  7. A month later, he had been suspended from Twitter again after he had changed his display name and icon to that of the CNN Breaking News Twitter account. He had tweeted – ‘BREAKING: Joe Biden is not DEAD.’ His account was restored but he had been stripped of his ‘verified’ status.

Featured Image by Jaboukie Young-White / Instagram

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