Yvonne Orji is a Stand up Comedian and Nigerian-American actress best known for her role as Molly in the HBO series Insecure was born on December 2, 1983 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria but grew up in Maryland, US,
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She received a master’s degree in public health at George Washington University. Although her parents expected her to become a doctor, lawyer, pharmacist, or engineer, she however, was inspired to do comedy as a child, when she performed stand-up in the talent portion of a beauty pageant. After graduate school, Yvonne moved to New York City to pursue a career in comedy.
In addition to being a comedian, Yvonne has made some appearances in movies like: Season 3 of Jane the Virgin and is currently one of the casts of famous TV series “Insecure” where she starred as Molly Carter.