New York-based Yamaneika Saunders is a stand-up, writer, and actress known for her outrageous, refreshing and downright hysterical authenticity on shows such as The Meredith Viera Show, Oxygen’s Funny Girls, and Comedy Central’s In Security. She exploded on the screen, channeling her inner Beyonce in a tight red onesie for her premiere entrance on Comedy Central's Roast Battle and has gone on to countless additional appearances on the show after her initial grand entrance and win.
Yam's star is undoubtedly rising, having appeared on HBO’s Crashing, truTV’s Comedy Knockout and Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks, TV Land’s The Jim Gaffigan Show, A&E’s Black and White, Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and This is Not Happening, Seeso’s What’s Your F@#CKing Deal?!?!, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and as a recurring correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Recently, she’s become a regular panelist on David Spade’s new late show on Comedy Central, Lights Out.