• Mikey Day is an American comedian, actor, writer and producer, best known for his work on “Saturday Night Live”
• Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre from the University of California, Los Angeles
• Gained fame through his work on “Wild ‘N Out” and “SNL”
• Has an estimated net worth of $3 million
• In a relationship with actress Paula Christensen since 2011, and has a son together

Known for movies

Short Info

FactGraduated from UCLA in 2002 with a Bachelor's degree in Theatre

Who is Mikey Day?

Mike Day is an American comedian, actor, writer and producer, who is probably best known to the world for his work on the popular comedy sketch show “Saturday Night Live” (SNL). Mikey joined the cast in 2016 and since then has not only appeared on screen but also written numerous sketches, which have made him popular. In addition, Mikey has appeared in several films, and has been providing a voice to characters in the popular animated series “Robot Chicken”.

Mikey Day Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Michael William Day on the 20th March 1980, in Orange County, California USA, he went to Panorama Elementary School, and then attended El Modena High School in Orange.

While in high school, Mikey started displaying his interest in theater and drama, and he joined the drama program and the associated student body. He would also write comedic sketches for monthly assemblies. After high school matriculation, Mikey enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre.

Career Beginning

Following graduation, Mikey joined the improv group Groundlings, based in Los Angeles. His first on-screen appearance was in the TV comedy “The Mike & Ben Show” in 1999.

Six years later, Mikey joined the cast of the popular comedy series “Wild ‘N Out”, and from 2005 to 2016 featured in 90 episodes of the popular show. This made him popular within Hollywood, and allowed him to pursue other opportunities. As a member of the Groundlings, Mikey was working on the parody film on the popular illusionist David Blaine, in which Mikey co-starred alongside Mitch Silpa. The short film and video was uploaded onto YouTube, and at one time was one of the most-viewed videos on the site. Because of the popularity, he and the rest of the crew started working on the sequel, and “David Blaine Street Magic Part 2” and “David Blaine Street Magic Part 3” were released in 2007.

Mikey Day

He continued to improve his career, firstly by portraying Craig Baker in the TV series “Kath & Kim” (2008-2009), and then became the correspondent on “The Jay Leno Show” (2009-2010); when Leno became the host of the “Tonight Show”, he moved with him and served as a correspondent until 2013. He was then recruited by “SNL”, first as a writer, but then for the featured player, starting in 2016.

Rise to Stardom

Since his first on-screen appearance in “SNL”, Mikey has become a celebrity in Hollywood. He featured in over 80 sketches, portraying such celebrities as Donald Trump Jr., Franklin D. Roosevelt, Roy Moore, Prince Harry, Matt Duffer, and many others.

Furthermore, some of his most popular recurring characters on “SNL” are Greg Duncan, and Mort Fellner, who is a supercentenarian. Since joining “SNL”, Mikey has worked on several other projects, including the films “Brother Nature” (2016), “Brittany Runs a Marathon” (2019), and is now working on the “Home Alone Reboot”, scheduled for release late in 2020, and also on the film “Hubie Halloween”, which is currently in post-production.

Writer and Voice Actor

Mikey is a talented writer, and has worked on several projects in Hollywood.

He started with that short “David Blaine” parody film, and then served as a staff writer on the TV series “The Underground”. He teamed up with Nick Cannon for numerous projects, including “Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz”, and then on the show “Incredible Crew” (2012-2013). From 2013 to 2016 he worked as a writer on “SNL”, before he was selected as an actor, and has since written the film “Brother Nature”, then the script for “The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards” in 2018. He is also the writer of the “Home Alone Reboot”, and is working on the film “Inspector Gadget”, which is currently in pre-production.

Mikey is also a voice actor, and in 2010 made his debut by lending his voice to several characters in the animated comedy series “Mad”, through 2013. Meantime in 2012 he appeared in the short film “Terminator: Termination”, in which he portrayed John Connor, and was the voice of Jerry. In 2014, he joined “Robot Chicken”, and until 2019 voiced such characters as RoboCop, Shredder, Raphael, among others.

Mikey Day Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Mikey has proven his talents working in several fields of show business, and his wealth has increased according to his success. His wealth is estimated at $3 million, as of early 2020.

Mikey Day stands at 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall, while he weighs approximately 150lbs ~ 68kgs. His vital statistics are unknown, though he has an athletic build. His eyes are blue and he has brown hair.

Mikey Day Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Children

Mikey is a rather private person and there aren’t that many details available about him. However, he is in a relationship with stage, TV, and film actress Paula Christensen, who is best known to the world for appearances in such plays as “Se Llama Cristina”, among others. The two have been together almost a decade, and have a son together, born in August 2012.

Before Paula, Mikey was in a relationship with Selma Blair from 2008 to 2009.

Mikey Day News, Facts, Influence

Mikey is a star thanks to the popularity of “SNL”, and a number of magazines and online sites publish articles about his recent endeavors as an “SNL” cast member. He gained popularity with the recent viral video, which is a dad prank sketch from the show. Numerous of his other sketches on “SNL” have become extremely popular, including the “David S. Pumpkins” sketch, which only boosted his popularity and wealth as well.

Day is very active on social media, promoting his career, but also sharing details from his personal life, as he often uploads pictures and videos of his girlfriend and son on Instagram.

General Info

Full NameMikey Day
Height1.78 m
ProfessionComedian, Film director, Film producer, Voice Actor, Screenwriter
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles


AwardsWriters Guild of America Award for Television: Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series
NominationsWGA Award for Best Comedy/Variety - (Including Talk) Series - Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
MoviesBrother Nature, Bar Starz, Totally Awesome
TV ShowsMad, The Jay Leno Show, Kath & Kim, Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz, The Underground, Faking the Video

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1He currently hosts a segment called "JMZ" on The Jay Leno Show (NBC-TV). [October 2009]
2Starred in the College Humor parodies of David Blane's Street Magic, numbers 1, 2, and 3. [January 2008]
3Graduated from UCLA in 2002 with a Bachelor's degree in Theatre
4Is a member of the Groundlings Improv Troupe in Los Angeles



Brother Nature2016screenplay by
Maya & Marty2016TV Series head writer - 2 episodes
Saturday Night Live2013-2016TV Series written by - 63 episodes
Robot ChickenTV Series written by - 7 episodes, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season2014TV Special written by
Incredible Crew2012-2013TV Series writer - 14 episodes
Terminator: Termination2012Short writer
David Blaine Street Magic Part 42011Short
Traffic Signals2010Short
David Blaine Street Magic Part 32007Short
Online Nation2007TV Series 1 episode
Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz2007TV Series consultant writer - 9 episodes
David Blaine Street Magic Part 22007Short writer
The UndergroundTV Series staff writer - 11 episodes, 2006 writer - 11 episodes, 2006
David Blaine Street Magic: YouTube Edition!2006Short writer


Saturday Night Live2016-2017TV SeriesVarious Donald Trump Jr. Reporter ...
Brother Nature2016Thomas Jefferson
Maya & Marty2016TV SeriesVarious
Robot Chicken2014-2016TV SeriesRaphael Alfredo Linguini Hammerman ...
Idiotsitter2016TV Series
No Toddlerance2014Short
Mad2010-2013TV SeriesJacob Black Spider-Man Ash Ketchum ...
Animation Domination High-Def2012TV Mini-Series shortProfessor Oak
Terminator: Termination2012ShortJohn Connor / Voice of Jerry
David Blaine Street Magic Part 42011ShortEvan
Friends with Benefits2011TV SeriesDerek
Nathan vs. Nurture2010TV MovieDaniel Bennett
Traffic Signals2010ShortDave
Kath & Kim2008-2009TV SeriesCraig Baker
Bar Starz2008Cole
David Blaine Street Magic Part 32007ShortIdiot One
Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz2007TV SeriesVarious
David Blaine Street Magic Part 22007ShortEvan
The Underground2006TV SeriesVarious
Totally Awesome2006TV MovieCharlie
David Blaine Street Magic: YouTube Edition!2006ShortEvan Ferguson
Reno 911!2005TV SeriesSchool Guy #1
Faking the Video2004TV SeriesFake PA
Angel2004TV SeriesO'Shea
The Mike & Ben Show1999TV SeriesVarious


Brother Nature2016executive producer
Incredible Crew2012-2013TV Series supervising producer - 14 episodes
Terminator: Termination2012Short executive producer / producer
David Blaine Street Magic Part 42011Short producer
David Blaine Street Magic Part 32007Short producer


Celebrity Impression2010Short special thanks


Wild 'N Out2005-2016TV SeriesVarious / Himself / Himself - Black Team / ...
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010-2013TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent: Dare! / Himself - Correspondent: Dare / ...
Wild 'n Out: Wildest Moments2013TV MovieHimself
The Jay Leno Show2009-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Correspondent
Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy2008Himself
Katt Williams: American Hustle2007Video documentaryPower Agent
Online Nation2007TV SeriesDave (segment "Traffic Signals")
The Captain2007ShortHimself
World Cup Comedy2005TV SeriesHimself - Team Player


Nominated Awards

2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)
2016WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety - Sketch SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)
2015WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety (Including Talk) - SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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