Ego Nwodim joins “Saturday Night Live” for her first season.
Ego graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in biology. She was a mainstay at Upright Citizens Brigade Los Angeles and performed as a New Face at the 2016 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. She was featured in the 2016 CBS Diversity Showcase and in 2017 wrote and performed her first ever one-woman show, “Great Black Women ... and Then There's Me,” for a sold-out run in L.A.
She is from Baltimore and her birthday is March 10.