Michael Che Net Worth

How much is Michael Che worth?

Net Worth:$4.5 Million
Profession:Professional Comedian
Date of Birth:May 19, 1983
Country:United States of America
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About Michael Che

Michael Che, whose full name is Michael Che Campbell, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and writer. He’s best known for working on “Saturday Night Live” where he does stand-up comedy whilst also being the co-head writer and co-anchor on “Weekend Update”. Besides that, he was a brief correspondent on Jon Stewards’s “Tonight Show” and alongside Collin Jost, he recently hosted the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.

American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer Michael Che has a net worth of $4.5 million dollars, as of 2021. Che is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he serves as co-anchor on Weekend Update and co-head writer. Che and Colin Jost were named co-hosts of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.

How Did Michael Che Get So Rich?

What made the “Saturday Night Live” superstar a millionaire are his many roles on that show. He first started writing content, especially comedy stints in 2013. Soon after, he began working as a staff writer. In April 2014, it was announced that he would join “The Daily Show” as its correspondent. Despite his brief tenure on the show, the TV guide lauded him for his outstanding work. A few months later, he took over Cecily Strong’s position as the co-anchor of the “Weekend Update” starting with the NFL’s 40th season.

In 2013, he made his film debut in the comedy-drama “Chinese Puzzle”. He then took part in two other films – “Lyle” and “Top Five” before focusing his attention on “SNL”. Apart from the popular comedy show, he has also appeared in various stand-up specials and documentaries for both himself and other comedians – “The Half Hour”, “Michael Che Matters”, and “Sesame Street”. He also had several appearances on “The Daily Show” as himself working as both a television host and stand-up comedian. By the end of the decade, his net worth was already surpassing more than $10 million.

Why is he so famous?

Michael Che became famous after he began his career in the late 2000s and joined “SNL”. He was born on May 19, 1983, in New York City. He’s the youngest of seven children to Nathaniel and Rose Campbell. His father worked as a history buff and named Michael after the revolutionary Che Guevara. Alongside his older brothers and sisters, he was raised on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. He attended the Floral LaGuardia High School where he studied arts, music, and performing arts.

After his graduation from high school in 2005, he focused his attention on stand-up comedy. He joined various comedy clubs and venues so that he could improve his abilities. He impressed David Letterman who offered him a guest spot on his “Late Show” in 2012. The following year, he was included in the Variety magazine’s “ten comics to watch”. Simultaneously with that, he was also named one of the “top 50 funniest people” by Rolling Stones. He first joined “Saturday Night Live” in 2013 and began working as a writer.

What Makes Him So Successful?

The main reason why Michael is so successful is his ability to make people laugh and write hundreds of materials for shows such as “Saturday Night Live”. Outside of the popular show, he co-hosted the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards alongside Colin Jost in September 2018. Apart from earning millions of dollars every year, working for SNL has also earned a lot of awards and nominations for Michael Che. His first nomination was for a Writers Guild of America Award in the category “Best Comedy/Variety Writer”. He has been consistently earning nominations in that category since 2015. Another award that he has been receiving nominations consistently is the Primetime Emmys for “Outstanding Writer in Variety Series”.

In recent years, Michael and his colleague Colin Jost began appearing on various episodes of WWE’s flagship show “(Monday Night) Raw”. In March 2019, the television presenters entered a storyline with wrestler Braun Strauman which led to their inclusion in the famous Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. The match took place at “Wrestlemania 35” and marked the in-ring debut of both television superstars. They were quickly eliminated by Strowman who was the eventual winner of that match.


Michael Che is not only one of the funniest but also one of the most popular comedians in America. He rose to prominence after he joined “Saturday Night Live”, first working as its writer and then slowly transitioning into a full-time stand-up comedian. Over the past decade or so, the television star has taken part in multiple shows all at the same time, whether it’s documentaries, television specials, realities, and even wrestling events.

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