Jayda. Age: 31.
Asian visibility in Western media has long been a hot-button topic. One of the few forms of entertainment in which Asian people have found mainstream success is in comedy. Whether it be in the realm of standup, sketch comedy or YouTube videos, Asian comedians have found a place to express themselves in American media.
Kayla. Age: 23.
My Favorite Asian Male Comics
Coming from 6 generations of blue-collar tightly wound east coast laborers, Loy realized at a young age that being 6th generation Asian in America was not only a concept that was hard for others to understand, he found that it put him in a place where he was too Chinese to be American but too American to be considered Chinese, that and he's not fit to work with his hands. Loy began his acting career at a very young age of 5 starring in several national commercials. InLoy moved to Los Angeles to follow the footsteps of millions of aspiring actors to pursue the next level of his acting career.
Madeleine. Age: 32.
Joe Wong Wants Asian America to Speak Up
Alexandra Wong born April 19,   is an American actress, stand-up comedianand writer. She is also known for her leading film role in the film Always Be My Maybewhich she produced and wrote with her co-star Randall Park. Previously, she appeared on Are You There, Chelsea?
But has mainstream exposure changed the perceptions and interpretations of Asian Americans in stand-up comedy? How do comics play off or subvert audience expectations and media-driven stereotypes? And how do these stereotypes, and comics' personal identities, shape their material, performances, and careers? Her stories have explored the impact of globalization and the connections between Asia and America ' from venture capital to Korean hip hop.