Actor and comedian Michael Yo is set to host the upcoming Realscreen Awards, taking place virtually on January 26.
A two-time Emmy nominee, Michael Yo is a comedian/actor/host keeping busy in all of Hollywood’s platforms, as a regular on the Joe Rogan Experience, host of The Michael Yo Show podcast and fresh off his critically acclaimed comedy special Blasian.
A proud father and loving husband with a bottomless pool of material about his family, a viral appearance shortly after the birth of his son showcased his talents to the world on America’s Got Talent.
In stand-up, Michael came up under the wings of Chelsea Handler and Jo Koy and now headlines all over the country.
As an actor, Michael reoccurred on Kevin Can Wait; shot a Damon Wayans Jr. pilot, Happy Together, for CBS; and was a principal in the Facebook Watch sitcom series, Starter Pack. He was previously seen covering celebrity news on The Insider, Extra and E! News, as well as guest co-hosting CBS’ The Talk. Michael continues to appear as a “hot topics” guest on The Wendy Williams Show.
Born and raised in Houston, Yo now lives in Los Angeles with his family.
The 11th annual Realscreen Awards, the industry’s global celebration of unscripted and non-fiction screen content excellence, takes place in a virtual presentation on January 26, during the Realscreen Summit. For more information, visit the official awards website here.