Tiffany Haddish
Tiffany Haddish

Host Biography

With multiple high-profile projects and buzzworthy appearances to her name, Tiffany Haddish has quickly established herself as one of the most sought-after comedic actresses and performers. She can currently be seen opposite Tracy Morgan on the TBS comedy series The Last O.G. (which was recently renewed for a third season) and can be heard as the voice of Tuca in the Netflix animated series Tuca & Bertie. She will next appear in starring roles in the upcoming films Limited Partners and The Kitchen, and will debut her newest one-hour stand-up comedy special for Netflix later this year. Haddish's additional film and television projects in development and/or production include Down Under Cover, opposite Chris Hemsworth; the reboot of Kids Say the Darndest Things for ABC; and the six-part stand-up comedy series Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready for Netflix. She also has a two-year, first-look deal with HBO for projects under her She Ready production company banner.

Haddish is perhaps best known for her breakout role in the smash comedy Girls Trip, where she appeared as the scene-stealing Dina, alongside Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah and Regina Hall. Her additional film and television work includes The Secret Life of Pets 2, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Nobody's Fool, Night School, The Oath, Uncle Drew, The Carmichael Show, Keanu, Meet the Spartans, Racing for Time, The Janky Promoters, If Loving You Is Wrong, Real Husbands of Hollywood and New Girl. Haddish was also an early stand out during her appearances on Def Comedy Jam, Who's Got Jokes and Reality Bites.

In June 2018, Haddish took the reins as the highly anticipated host of the MTV Movie and TV Awards, a role that was met with critical acclaim and a significant ratings boost.

In addition to her acting work, Haddish continues to tour the country and perform to sold-out crowds on her She Ready comedy tour. Her debut stand-up special, Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood, was released on Showtime in August 2017. In November 2017, she made history by becoming the first black female stand-up comedian to host Saturday Night Live, a role that earned her a 2018 Emmy® Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. Her first book, a memoir called The Last Black Unicorn, was released the following month. The book made the New York Times Best Seller List and the subsequent audiobook, narrated by Haddish, was nominated for a 2019 GRAMMY® Award for Spoken Word Album.

Haddish's journey and life experiences have inspired her comedy and sense of humor both on and off the stage. While growing up in foster care in South Central Los Angeles, her excessive talking and imaginary friends prompted her increasingly flustered social worker to steer her into stand-up comedy by enrolling her in the Laugh Factory's Comedy Camp, a place for at-risk and underprivileged children to transform negative energy into something positive. The experience was just the beginning of her comedy career.

She currently lives in Los Angeles.