Yassir Lester Comedian, Actor, Bio, Age, Married, Net, Career, Parents

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Yassir Lester Biography |Wikipedia

Who is Yassir Lester?

Stand-up comedian, author, and actor Yassir Lester is also an actor. He was a member of the writing staff for both Girls and The Carmichael Show. He is well recognized for his roles in Making History as Chris and the 2019 Showtime series Black Monday as a stockbroker.

Age | Birthday

How old is Yassir Lester?

He is 40 years old as of 2024 and celebrates his birthday on 22 June every year. He was born on 22 June 1984 in Miami, Florida, United States.  and his birth sign is Cancer.

Yassir Lester Nationality | Ethnicity

He is a member of the white ethnic group and is an American citizen by virtue of his birth and registration.


What is the level of education of Yassir Lester?

Yassir is a well-educated actor though he has not revealed the names of the schools he attended. During his first time in high school, his friends Marc Reece and Eugene Crump told him that he was funny and should be a comedian.

Yassir Lester Parents | Family

His birthplace was Miami, Florida. His Palestinian father and African-American mother are both his parents. He was a young boy when his family moved to Marietta, Georgia.

Traveled to Los Angeles at age 21 to pursue a career in stand-up comedy since he had always wanted to be one. He quickly became friends with Jerrod Carmichael after his arrival.

Height | Body Weight

he stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inches or 185 meters tall and he weighs 75kg.

Marriage | Wife

Who is the wife of Yassir Lester?

He is happily married to his lovely wife Chelsea Devantez. The couple got married after dating for only a few years.


Chad Duell – Soap Opera Actress / Household figure 

Catherine Bach – Actress / Television Series 

Rachael Bade – Journalist

Latoya Tonodeo – Actress / Movies / Series 

Sara Machi – Reporter / Anchor

Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be $5 million as of 2023. This includes his possessions, funds, and earnings. His work as a stand-up comedian, author, and actor is his main source of income. He has been able to amass a respectable amount of fortune from his different sources of income, yet he likes to lead a simple life.

Yassir Lester Salary

It has not been reported that she works at any organization.


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Yassir Lester Career

TV writer, American comedian,  and actor who broke out in early 2017 when he started astringing the Fox comedy Making History Fox, 2017. Raised primarily in Marietta, Georgia, he always knew he wanted to be a comedian. He began writing jokes at age 17 and did his first professional stand-up comedy gig when he was 19.

When did Yassir Lester start to perform?

In his 20s, he spent a number of years working as a professional comedian, touring the nation for his performances. He would compose spec scripts anytime he had free time since he yearned to be employed as a TV writer. His big break occurred when he joined the writing staff of the Adult Swim animated series Black Dynamite (Adult Swim, 2011–2015), which was his first big break in the early 2010s.

During his time on that program, Lester gained practical expertise in the daily rigors of creating TV comedy. In addition to his booming stand-up and TV writing careers, Lester had started making appearances as a panel host and judge on TV programs targeted at young Millennials by the early 2010s. Most notably, Lester participated as a judge on the MTV cuisine competition Snack Off in 2014 (MTV, 2014).

Lester continued to write spec television screenplays while performing several stand-up routines each week in an effort to get another desired staff writing position. As luck would have it, Lester’s chance arrived in 2016 when showrunner Lena Dunham hired him to work as a staff writer on Girls (HBO, 2012–17).

Lester worked on both the fifth season of the program as a staff writer and the NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show (NBC, 2015-) as a story editor. Lester received a significant break when he was given his first series regular role on TV in the early months of 2017 on the sitcom “Making History.” Early in 2017, the program had its network debut on Fox.