Ayo Edebiri is an American actress and television writer, portrays chef Sydney Adamu in the comedy-drama series “The Bear” since 2022. She has been honored with a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award for her performance.
Age- 28 years
Height- 165 cm
Born- 3 October 1995
Birthplace-Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Profession-American actress and television writer
Information regarding Ayo Edebiri’s parents is not widely available, but it is known that her mother is from Barbados and her father is from Nigeria.
Ayo Edebiri has been in a relationship with actor and writer Colin Burgess for several years, although they have maintained a very private stance regarding their relationship, as suggested by Colin’s social media updates.
She enrolled in New York University with an initial focus on teaching before shifting her major to playwriting. In her junior year, Ayo Edebiri transitioned towards a comedy career and interned at the Upright Citizens Brigade.
Edebiri’s comedic journey began in eighth grade through a drama class, leading her to join Boston Latin School’s improv club. In 2014, she appeared in an episode of “Defectives.” Starting as a stand-up comedian, she performed on Comedy Central’s “Up Next” and co-created the digital series “Ayo and Rachel Are Single” with Rachel Sennott. Her acting debut was in the 2020 comedy-drama “Shithouse.” Edebiri co-hosts the podcast “Iconography” and has written for shows like “The Rundown with Robin Thede” and “Sunnyside.”
She joined the writing staff of “Big Mouth” and replaced Jenny Slate as the voice of Missy. Her performances in “Dickinson,” “Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between,” and the FX on Hulu series “The Bear” earned her critical acclaim and awards. She wrote for “What We Do in the Shadows” and co-produced and appeared in the animated series “Mulligan.” In 2023, she appeared in various projects, including the mockumentary “Theater Camp” and the teen sex comedy “Bottoms.” She hosted “Saturday Night Live” on February 3, 2024.
The net worth of Ayo Edebiri is $5 million.
Latest News about Ayo Edebiri
“SNL”: Ayo Edebiri Apologizes for Jennifer Lopez Podcast Jokes
While hosting “Saturday Night Live” on Feb. 3, Ayo Edebiri addressed past jokes she made about Jennifer Lopez, the episode’s musical guest. In a sketch about confronting rude social media behavior, Edebiri acknowledged the comments, emphasizing the need for more thoughtful online interactions. In a 2020 episode of “Scam Goddess,” Edebiri commented on Lopez’s career, suggesting she’s not heavily involved in her music production. Although Lopez didn’t appear in sketches, a promo featured her and Edebiri exchanging compliments.
In a game show sketch where Kenan Thompson forced contestants to reckon with their rude social media presences, Edebiri nodded at the recently resurfaced comments, saying, “Okay. We get it. It’s wrong to leave mean comments, or post comments just for clout, or run your mouth on a podcast, and you don’t consider the impact because you’re 24 and stupid. But I think I speak for everyone when I say from now on, we’re going to be a lot more thoughtful about what we post online.”