Desus Nice is the professional name of Daniel Baker, a Jamaican American comedian and reputed personality from television, YouTube and Twitter. He became renowned for Complex TV’s Desus vs. Mero, a podcast of 46 episodes, released on December 18, 2013.
Desus Nice Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents, Ethnicity
He was born on May 18, 1981 at The Bronx, New York, and is 38 years old. He is known to be a gay. Desus co-hosts Viceland’s Desus 7 Mero, premiered on February 21, 2019 on Showtime. He was born to immigrant parents and has three siblings. His mother was senior librarian at New York Public Library’s extension at Soundview Library. His father earned livelihood as a landlord.
Desus Nice Education Details
He went to Pablo Casals Middle School. He met Chris Hayes there and later went to Herbert H. Lehman High School. He graduated from College of Mt. Saint Vincent with a degree in Literature. He joined Black Enterprise as a small business columnist and remained there before pursuing a career in television. He worked with computers from an early age. He was able to get his family’s computer during childhood and he was nicknamed ‘Jesus’ which later became Desus.
Desus Nice Net Worth
Desus Nice’s net worth ranges approximately between $1 million and $5 million.
Is Desus Nice Gay Or Married To Wife? Find Out
Desus shared a strong bond with his counterpart Mero and so many people presumed that they had romantic ties. In 2016 he had stirred up dating rumours by posing with an unknown brunette. Desus and Mero went on to work in other shows like Uncommon Sense and Joking Off. He goes by several aliases on the Bodega Boys podcast which are related with references to pop culture, sports and hip hop trends. Desus is not married and also has earned a gay status.
The duo Kid Mero (Joel Martinez) and Desus have made an impression through their TV show. Desus is known to be a natural during his performance and always has a witty response when needed. His shift from podcasts to TV shows was quite swift. More shows with positive acclaim are expected from the duo in future. They have known one another for quite long and they realized their strong chemistry once they communicated on twitter. Their conversation is also a big hit. However Desus also mentioned that although they look great on the surface due to the strong chemistry, they often get into fights. Although podcasts seem great on the surface, anything can go wrong if recording quality and imbalanced audio levels are poor.
The Desus And Mero Collaboration
The comedians Desus and Mero have made a big mark in pop culture since their TV channel was launched in 2016. Their show projects an entertaining non-white perspective on culture and the day’s stories. Both are first generation Americans and they have their shows where they basically sit and talk and laugh and even drink. Their conversations are expected to make the audience laugh. Their Showtime is filmed at New York City’s Milk Studios where the Bodega Boys podcast was launched. They call it a show which runs at night but it is not a typically labelled late-night show. They also bring celebrities on their show for interviews and conversations.