Openly Gay Bowen Yang Dating Status Now; Who Is His Partner Now?
Bowen Yang is a comedian who became a celebrity overnight after being the first Chinese-American cast member of Saturday Night Live on 12 September 2019. He is also the 3rd openly gay member of the cast. With him being in such a position, many people from the LGBT and Asian communities are following him closely.
So far, he has delivered brilliantly, and his fanbase is already growing steadily.
Bio, Family, And Ethnicity
Bowen Yang was born on 6 November 1990 in Brisbane, Australia. His parents had both emigrated from China in the 1980s. Thus, he belongs to Asian-American ethnicity.
The family later moved to Aurora, Colorado, where Bowen grew up. The comedian also has a sister named Yang Yang.
He graduated from the Smoky Hill High School in 2008 and enrolled in New York University (NYU). He got a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology because he wanted to be a doctor after watching Sandra Oh in Grey's Anatomy.
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Besides being a comedian, he is also an actor, writer, and podcaster.
Openly Gay? Personal Life
Bowen Yang is openly gay. While the SNL cast member is open about his sexuality, he has kept a tight lid on his romantic life. No details regarding his dating life and romantic partners are known.
Saturday Night Live
Bowen was a huge fan of Saturday Night Live as a kid. He used to know all the updates and news regarding the show but he had never pictured himself in the show because he had never seen any diverse faces in the cast.
Even when he aspired to be a doctor, he never stopped doing improv and stand up comedy. As fate would have it, he was hired as a writer for Saturday Night Live in 2018.
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His sense of humor and style of comedy stood out even among the myriad of SNL writers, and he was announced as a cast member of SNL in September 2019. Bowen's first appearance on the show after being a cast was in October and he captured the hearts of the watchers with his US-China trade war skit.
Bowen Yang during his US-China Trade War skit on 6 October 2019 (Photo: slashfilm.com)
Minutes after the episode was over; Twitter was flooded with praises for Bowen’s performance.
Interesting Facts Including Nationality
Bowen began appreciating comedy from a young age and got into stand up and improv comedy.
Bowen’s nationality is American.
His podcast Las Culturitas was named #1 comedy podcast by Time Out New York.
Las Culturitas co-host Matt Rogers is also gay.
He got to play Kim Jong Un in an SNL skit where his idol Sandra Oh was his translator.