Sasheer Zamata

Sasheer Zamata Moore, known professionally as Sasheer Zamata, is an American actress and comedienne who became a featured player on Saturday Night Live beginning January 18, 2014. Zamata was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana and is a 2004 graduate of Pike High School. She is the daughter of Ivory Steward and a father who was a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force. She attended the University of Virginia, and graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Zamata was a founding member of the University’s long-form improv comedy troupe, Amuse Bouche.

Best Friends

with Nicole Byer, Sasheer Zamata

Gayle & Oprah. Bonnie & Clyde. Nicole & Sasheer. Enter the pantheon of best friendship. When you’re forced to change your number, are sick of being single, or want to take a pole-dancing class, you’re going to need a best friend…and if you don’t, you can still have this podcast.

Guest Appearances

January 24, 2023

Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata are two TV greats, and they’re both in Ashley’s fave network TV sitcoms Grand Crew and Home Economics.

October 3, 2021

Comedian, actor, and Home Economics star Sasheer Zamata joins Scott to talk about the commercial for Home Economics, playing a ghost in the new movie Muppets Haunted Mansion, and witches. Then, party planner Harper L. Cosmopolitan stops by to talk about her new proposal planning business. Later, Reverend Good Feeling drops by to try to convert everyone to the Church of Commercials. Plus, Dina the Dinosaur stops by to talk about being recently unfrozen.

July 5, 2021

The SAP crew has an eye opening discussion about circumcision, and the boys were not ready! Later on, Sasheer Zamata shares what it was like working on her new show ‘Home Economics’ during the pandemic. She also tells the dramatic story of the bees that have been attacking her house. 

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May 10, 2021

Actress and comedian Sasheer Zamata joins Andy to discuss her origins in Okinawa and Indiana, why stage fright never fazed her, and possibly the world’s worst therapist. Sasheer also talks about her role in the new show Home Economics.

September 20, 2020

Come tend to your lady garden with the queen of comedy herself, Sasheer Zamata! Sasheer stars in the new Hulu show Woke with Lamorne Morris that is guaranteed to make your September quarantine that little bit better. Tune in for couples therapy, annoying proposals and people with nice teeth. 

Ways you can help!

Ways to help!

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Free Black Mamas 2020

Minnesota Freedom Fund

Movement for Black Lives

Color of Change



Bail Project

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund


September 7, 2020

What’s poppin, con-gregation? Sasheer Zamata drops by the pod this week to expose the man who told people he was a government spy who needed money and those people were like “sure.” Plus, a clip from the Scam Goddess premium show Con-Fessions, hosted by Laci and Priscilla Davies. Stay schemin!

Research by Sharilyn Vera

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