Nyima Funk is an improv comedian, impressionist, and actress who has been a recurring cast member on the US version of Whose Line is it Anyway? since 2013.
Nyima is a Second City alum from the Chicago and Detroit resident stages. Her television credits include: Comedy Central’s Key & Peele (with series regular Keegan-Michael Key), NBC’s Thank God You’re Here, MTV’s Wild ‘N Out and Short Circuitz, TNN’s LifeGame, VH1’s Basketball Wives LA, ABC’s According To Jim, UPN’s Girlfriends, The Oprah Winfrey Show, TV Guide Channel’s Countdown Shows, and The George Lopez Show. She has also done extensive voiceover work for the Style Network’s Style Star and numerous national commercials. She also worked as a writer for comedian Katt Williams, writing for the movie “Katt Williams: American Hustle” and The BET Hip Hop Awards.
She is also performing live at Second City Hollywood with THE 313 and at The Groundlings Theater with The Black Version. She also hosts a weekly vlog on YouTube: Nyima Funk’s Mommy Vlog’s. Nyima currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband Joshua, daughter Ziza and son Moze.
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