About Finesse Mitchell
From BET’s “Comic View” to “The Tyra Banks Show” from “Comedy Central Presents...” to the “Today Show”, Finesse Mitchell got his big break when he was asked to be a feature player on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” and was promoted to cast member in 2005.
Long before becoming a regular on SNL, this author, actor and former insurance salesman made an impact in the world of stand-up comedy, with sold-out live performances all over the
country and abroad.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Finesse graduated from the University of Miami. A former student-athlete who was a walk-on for the Hurricanes football team, Finesse played with other UM alumni such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Warren Sapp. Finesse is also a distinguish member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
With the help of Quincy Jones’s son, QD3, his stand-up routine “Snap Famous,” is now available in stores and online via DVD. Finesse is also a writer for ESSENCE Magazine. His monthly column, “Oh, Brother!”, offers up hip, hilarious and honest relationship advice to over 1 million ESSENCE readers.
In 2007, Finesse authored his 1st book, “Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much”, (Simon Spotlight), giving no-holds barred dating advice to women needing real answers to the same old, baffling relationship questions. In 2008, Finesse created Snap Famous
Productions, LLC, creating and producing content for animation, television, rnet. d the internet. Finesse’s “Comedy Central Half
Hour Special” is a favorite on the network and one of its highest rated shows. The funny man can also be seen in the movies
“Who’s Your Caddy?,” “The Comebacks” and “Mad Money.”