Jimmy O. Yang

Actor, Comedian, Writer & Producer

Jimmy O. Yang is an actor, stand-up comedian, writer and producer who currently stars & writes on Netflix’s series SPACE FORCE opposite Steve Carrell and John Malkovich. He also stars in the hit Netflix romantic comedy LOVE HARD which reached number 1 worldwide on the streamer. Jimmy’s debut comedy special GOOD DEAL premiered on Amazon Prime in 2021 and has since become some of the most viewed standup comedy clips on TikTok. Next, Jimmy is set to star in the comedy ME TIME starring Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg.

Born in Hong Kong, Jimmy moved to Los Angeles when he was thirteen, where he eventually started developing as a stand up comedian. His first big break came on HBO’s Emmy-nominated series SILICON VALLEY as the scene stealer JIAN YANG in 2014. In 2017, he made a dramatic turn as DANNY MENG in his theatrical debut in the highly acclaimed PATRIOTS DAY directed by Peter Berg. Shortly after, he played the memorable BERNARD TAI in Jon Chu’s global phenomenon CRAZY RICH ASIANS. Jimmy’s also the author of the book HOW TO AMERICAN: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents. He makes up one-third of the production company Crab Club Inc. with partners Jessica Gao and Ken Cheng who just wrapped their first feature film EASTER SUNDAY, starring Jo Koy and partnering with Steven Spielberg at Amblin.