About Nimesh Patel
Nimesh Patel was recently a writer on Saturday Night Live (where he is notably the first Indian Americanto have that job). He was born to Indian parents in New Jersey and went to the NYU Stern School ofBusiness, graduating with a degree in Finance.Before landing at SNL, Nimesh was a writer for the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner hosted byHasan Minhaj; consulted for Broad City and TruTV's Comedy Knockout; in 2016 Nimesh was hired byChris Rock to write for the 88th Annual Academy Awards (again, notably the first Indian American towrite for the Oscars). He has opened on the road for comics such as Chris Rock, Maz Jobrani, andMichael Che.Nimesh was also named one of Comedy Central’s “Comics To Watch” in 2013. He is a regular on MTV2'sVidiots and can be seen performing stand up around New York City at the Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s,Stand Up NY, UCB, and more.