Michelle Wolf is an American comedian and writer. She was a contributor and writer for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. She is a regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York City.
Wolf was born in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Hershey High School in 2003. After high school, Wolf graduated from College of William & Mary in 2007, where she majored in kinesiology. Wolf says she did not party much in college and worked in the cardiovascular physiology lab where she experimented on rats.
After college, Wolf was employed at Bear Stearns and JPMorgan Chase, working for almost four years between the two banks. Her late-night television appearance was in July 2014, when she appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers. She went on to re-appear on numerous segments on Late Night, often as her fictional persona, “Grown-Up Annie.” She later held additional positions at the same show, including, most recently, writing supervisor.
In November 2015, Comedy Central released the entirety of Now Hiring, a web series hosted by Wolf, on YouTube. In 2016, Wolf joined The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as a contributor and performed her stand-up show So Brave at the Edinburgh Festival, which was her first time performing outside North America
Wolf reached a new level of fame when she performed at the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner.