---Comedian, actor, author and ESSENCE Magazine columnist Finesse Mitchell got his first big break when he was asked to be a featured player on the hit NBC sketch comedy "Saturday Night Live", and eventually joined the cast in 2005.
Long before that, Finesse was making an impact in the world of stand-up comedy with his hilarious takes on life and love garnering sold-out performances across the country. Since leaving the cast of “SNL”, Finesse has been making people laugh out loud with his witty sense of humor, showmanship and smooth Southern charm.
He's been seen on the big screen in the movies "Who's Your Caddy?", "The Comebacks" and "Mad Money" and as an expert on love and relationships on shows including "The Today Show", 'TYRA", "The Early Show", "The Tom Joyner Morning Show" and "The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet". His comedic performances have been featured on NBC’s " Late Friday", The "Late Show with Craig Kilborn", BET’s Comic View and Comedy Central
Finesse is the 2008 recipient of the African-American Literary Award for Best Comedy Book, for his best-selling novel, "Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much" (Simon Spotlight 2007) a humorous guide on dating advice for women.
Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Finesse is a graduate of the University of Miami and a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.---