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 this 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 that 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.
She most recently starred in Fox/Hulu’s feature VACATION FRIENDS opposite John Cena and Lil Rel Howery which was released on August 27th, 2021 with a sequel currently in the works.
Her debut book, Bamboozled by Jesus: How God Tricked Me Into the Life of My Dreams, was released May 25th by Hachette Book Group.
In addition to Yvonne’s work on camera, she is executive producing an autobiographical comedy entitled FIRST GEN which is currently in development at Disney+.