Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji

Job Title

Actress & Comedian

Yvonne Orji gives a knockout performance as Issa Rae’s best friend and fan favorite, “Molly” on the HBO comedy series, INSECURE. Her stellar work on the show’s fourth season garnered her an Emmy Nomination for best supporting actress.

Yvonne’s 1 Hour Stand-Up Special for HBO, MOMMA, I MADE IT premiered on June 6th, 2020. It was shot in the two places Yvonne called home while growing up, Washington DC and Nigeria. Prior to the taping she embarked on a domestic tour which included sold out shows in New York and Los Angeles. She has opened for Chris Rock in a number of venues across the country including Madison Square Garden and the Barclays.

Her latest feature film is Fox/Hulu’s VACATION FRIENDS, opposite John Cena and Lil Rel Howery which released August 27th, 2021 and became Hulu’s most viewed original film to date.

She most recently is the host of HBO MAX’s latest reality series MY MOM YOUR DAD, which premiered at the beginning of this year.

Her debut book, Bamboozled by Jesus: How God Tricked Me Into the Life of My Dreams, released May 25th, 20221 by Hachette Book Group.