Jay Pharoah
Jay Pharoah
Real Name/Full Name Jared Antonio Farrow
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jay Pharoah
Birth Place: Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 14 October 1987
Age/How Old: 36 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 186 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 83 Kg
In Pounds – 183 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – unknown
Mother –unknown
Siblings: Shaina Farrow
School: Indiana River High School
College: Tidewater Community College, Virginia Commonwealth University
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: Kat Graham
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Actor, comedian
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Jared Antonio Farrow is a popular American Actor as well as a comedian, who is popularly known as Jay Pharoah. He is also an impressionist who has impressions of such popular personalities like Barack Obama, 50 Cent, Will Smith, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, and Donald Trump, among many more. In 2010, he worked with NBC’s show, Saturday Night Live. He has also appeared in several films and television shows as well as video games. To know more about the net worth of Jay Pharoah in 2021, keep reading this article.

Well, how well do you know about Jay Pharoah? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jay Pharoah’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jay Pharoah to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jay Pharoah was born in Chesapeake, Virginia, the United States, on 14 October 1987. He has not disclosed much information concerning his early childhood life. However, he was interested in impressions and began doing them at the age of six. His first voice was that of the character of Gilbert Gottfried in Aladdin, Lago. Later, his father took him to a competition and got the fifth position.

He has a sister named Shaina Farrow. He says that his mother is very supportive of his career.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jay Pharoah in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jay Pharoah’s age is 36 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 14 October 1987. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 186 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 183 lbs in Pound and 83kg in Kilograms.


Pharoah attended Indian River High School, where he graduated in 2005. His then principle, James Frye, influenced his future character of Principle Daniel Frye. He attended Tidewater Community College to study business and later transferred to Virginia Commonwealth University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Pharoah tries to keep his personal information a private affair. He has been in a relationship with an American actress, Kat Graham. They began dating in 2015 and are still going on well. They have been seen together severally on occasions. He has not disclosed any information concerning this relationship

In April 2020, he had an encounter with the police during the ongoing protest of George Floyd. He was detained by Los Angeles Police Department at gunpoint, and another officer was kneeling on his neck the same which caused the death of Floyd. He was only released after police googled his name and apologized to him.

Is Jay Pharoah Gay?

No. Pharoah is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has no such rumors. Although he tries to lead a private life, he has been dating an American actress. They have been together since 2015, and there are no rumors of being separated or having issues in their relationship.

Professional Career

Pharoah began his professional career when he was 15 years. He started by performing as a stand-up comedian in community theatres and clubs. He even toured Charlie Murphy and Corey Holcomb. He made impressions of many celebrities, including Barack Obama, 50 Cent, Chris Rock, Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Will Smith, just to name a few. He uploaded an impersonation of Barack on YouTube, which made people think he is his son.

He got hired by Saturday Night Live in 2010 on their 36th show as a featured player. His impersonations for various popular persons made Rob Moynihan of TV Guide regard him as a breakout player. On 15 September 2012, he debuted the impersonation of Barack Obama during the 38th season. That role was previously held by Fred Armisen.

He also has into acting and appeared in Lola Versus film in June 2012. In 2014, he appeared in the film “Ride Along,” which he starred together with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. He also had another role in “Balls Out” film, which is a sports comedy and starred with Kate McKinnon and Beck Bennett.

He appeared in an Old Navy commercial together with Cecil Strong and Nasim Pedrad in 2016. It was announced on 8 August 2016 that Pharoah and Taran Killiam would exit the show after its 42nd season. Currently, he is working on his first album, which will be produced by Myles Williams.


Jay has received a lot of fame from his career. He has been named as an internet phenomenon over his impersonation of Barack Obama on YouTube. TV Guide through Rob Moynihan recognized him as a breakout player in 2010. Rolling Stone Magazine also recognized him over his impersonation of Barack Obama. He got the privilege to host American Music Awards in the year 2016.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jay Pharoah in 2024

Jay Pharoah Net Worth
Jay Pharoah Net Worth

As of 2024, Jay is a rich person with an estimated net worth of $4 million. He has earned his income from his various comedy works. He was previously working with Saturday Night Live and was highly paid. He has also appeared in several movies and television shows which has contributed to growing his earnings. He is also about to release his first album; thus, his net worth will continue to rise.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was overweight during his childhood days and was made fun of by his mates
  • He made imaginary people who he would impersonate because he did not have friends.
  • Jay had a twin brother during birth, and both were born prematurely though his brother died.

Jay Pharoah has gained much recognition and fame among his fans. He has been described as the best ever impressionist. His work is perfect because when a person closes his eyes, he cannot tell if it is the real person or just Pharoah doing impersonations. He is getting higher day by day with his talent.


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