Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil is an actress, writer, host and advocate. Jameela was first seen on American television starring as Tahani in Mike Schur’s Golden Globe-nominated series The Good Place, opposite Ted Danson and Kristen Bell. In 2020 Jamil will reprise her role as host on the TBS game show THE MISERY INDEX. She will also voice the character Auntie Pushpa in the Disney series Mira, Royal Detective with an all-Indian cast that includes Freida Pinto and Kal Penn.

In addition she is one of the judges on HBO Max’s new competition show LEGENDARY.Jameela is an advocate for many causes and in 2018 launched a movement and activism platform called I Weigh. What started as an idea and an Instagram page became a platform and community of changemakers who come together to share ideas, experiences and ultimately mobilize activism. Through original content, editorial and podcasts, the platform explores social issues that stem from mental health to climate change to the representation of marginalized groups.

Host Information

I Weigh with Jameela Jamil

What started as a social media post has become a mental health movement, and now a podcast. On I WEIGH, Jameela Jamil challenges societal norms through conversations with thought-leaders, performers, activists, influencers, and friends about their own experiences and stories with their mental health. With hilarious and vulnerable conversations, I WEIGH amplifies and empowers diverse voices in an accessible way to celebrate progress, not perfection.

Guest Appearances

Earwolf Presents: I WEIGH

Earwolf Presents #188November 18, 2021

Looking for the best comedy podcasts? Earwolf Presents showcases our talented hosts and our favorite episodes from the Earwolf universe! Let us surprise you! Here is: I WEIGH with Jameela Jamil. Stand-up Comedian, Host, Actor, and Author Nicole Byer joins Jameela this…


Jameela Jamil

Actress Jameela Jamil feels better about her hair for being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jameela sits down with Conan to talk about the roots of British self-deprecation, injecting humor into sex, and encouraging body positivity with the ‘I Weigh’ Instagram movement. Later,…


The Impostrous Influencer with Jameela Jamil 

Scam Goddess #27March 30, 2020

What's up, Con-gregation? This week Jameela Jamil is in studio to break down the basics on THE basic- Caroline Calloway.  Jameela's new podcast, I WEIGH WITH JAMEELA JAMIL, is out on Friday April 3 wherever you get your podcasts. h.earwolf.com/iweigh Research by Sharilyn…


Jameela Jamil - Playing Games: Season 2

Comedian Jimmy Pardo hosts a pop culture game show-interview podcast; three call-in contestants vie for prizes. Special guest: Jameela Jamil.


How Do You Ignore Haters & Learn to Love Yourself? with Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil is an actress, activist, and host who joins Jonathan to talk about a wide array of topics, including how she landed the role of Tahani on The Good Place, the importance of loving yourself, dispelling shame, using her various platforms…



Paul F. Tompkins says “I love you” and welcomes you back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is actress Jameela Jamil of The Good Place! Jameela chats about where she plans to spend the apocalypse, Target being her favorite place…


Jameela Jamil, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #261October 22, 2018

The Boys and JAMEELA JAMIL from The Good Place fix the TV rankings. This episode is sponsored by Audible (www.audible.com/THEBOYS or text THEBOYS to 500500) and Robinhood (www.Handbook.robinhood.com).

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