Nimesh Patel is currently a Weekend Update writer on Saturday Night Live. He was born to Indian parents in New Jersey and went to the NYU Stern School of Business, graduating with a degree in Finance. In 2016 Nimesh was hired by Chris Rock to write for the 88th Annual Academy Awards, during which he was largely responsible for Chris’ monologue and notably the first Indian to write for the Oscars. Nimesh was also named one of Comedy Central’s “Comics To Watch” in 2016. He is also a regular on Vidiots and can be seen performing around New York City at the Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s, Stand Up NY, UCB, and more.