Nimesh Patel is a comedian and Emmy-nominated writer based in New York City, where he has performed stand-up comedy for 10+ years. He is currently a writer on NBC’s late night show A Little Late with Lilly Singh.
In stand-up, he is a regular at New York’s famed Comedy Cellar, has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and has opened for Chris Rock & Aziz Ansari.
His first writing job came after Chris Rock saw him perform stand-up and hired him directly to write for The Academy Awards in 2016. Since then, he has written for Saturday Night Live, The White House Correspondent’s Dinner, and was a producer for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.