Who is Ayo Edebiri? Dorchester Native Wins Golden Globe Last Night
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The 28 Year Old Dorchester Native Wins Golden Globe last night.
Dorchester native Ayo Edebiri was among the winners at Sunday night’s Golden Globes.
Edebiri won her first Globe for Best Actress in a TV Comedy for her performance as Sydney Adamu in “The Bear.”
By the way, “The Bear” is amazing. It’s about Carmen Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White), a young chef from the fine dining world returns to Chicago to run his family’s sandwich shop – the Original Beef of Chicagoland – after a heartbreaking death in his family. Edebiri stars as his sous chef Sydney Adamu.
By the way, check out the character’s amazing omelet from the show.
I’m not the same after the addition of chips.
“I made so many of them — just because making a French omelet is so hard — that eggs are tough for me right now!” she told People Magazine.
Last night at the Golden Globes, she charmed the ballroom crowd when she thanked all her assistants.
“To the people who answer my emails, you’re the real ones,” she said, She added: “If I forgot to thank you, I’m sorry. Unless you were mean or something. OK, bye!”
Fun facts about Edebiri:
She graduated from Boston Latin School in 2013.
She went to New York University.
Edebiri grew up performing at her parent’s Pentecostal church and would often perform stand up with her friends at open mics when she was in high school, according to the Associated Press.
“I think (church) was my first exposure to everything, really, to music, to performing, to speaking in front of people,” she told the AP. “I think I really have a love for live performance, especially that feeling of just like being in a communal space.”
She has a Chihuahua mix named Grommit.
Edebidi the stand up scene in New York and Brooklyn after graduating college.
Her mother is from Barbados and her father is Nigerian.
She’s an only child.
Edebidi studied teaching at NYU initially, but changed her major to dramatic writing.
She’s in the movie “Bottoms,” has four movies in production, including Marvel’s “Thunderbolts.”