Bowen Yang arrives at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Bowen Yang arrives at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Meet Bowen Yang: Emmy-nominated comedian, Saturday Night Live’s first Chinese-American, third openly gay male cast member and one of Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’

  • Yang is famous for his portrayals of Andrew Yang and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on the comedy sketch show, and also stars in Awkwafina is Nora from Queens
  • Covering Entertainment Weekly’s Pride issue, the LGBT icon has also opened up about his conservative family once wanting him to undergo conversion therapy

Bowen Yang arrives at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Bowen Yang arrives at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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