Jamil, Jameela

Jamil, Jameela


Jameela Jamil is a one-of-a-kind multi-hyphenate who works as an actress, writer, host, and activist. Jameela was first seen on American television starring as Tahani in Mike Schur’s Golden Globe-nominated NBC sitcom The Good Place, opposite Ted Danson and Kristen Bell. The Good Place went on to win Critics’ Choice Television, AFI, Peabody and Television Critics Association awards. Jameela is the host of all three seasons of the TBS game show The Misery Index and served as one of the judges for three seasons of HBO Max's hit competition show, Legendary.

In 2022, Jameela ofcially joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where she originated the first on- screen role of the Marvel villain Titania in the series She Hulk: Attorney at Law, currently streaming on Disney+. She also joined the cast of DC Comics animated feature film DC League of Super- Pets voicing the role of Wonder Women, as well as the Star Trek spinoff series Star Trek: Prodigy voicing the role of Ensign Asencia, currently streaming on Paramount+.

Most recently in November 2022, she joined the cast of comedy series Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin in the role of up- and- coming pop star Gisela, currently streaming on Peacock. Up next, Jameela will guest star in Poker Face, a series directed by Rian Johnson premiering January 26, 2023 on Peacock. She will also host and executive produce Bad Dates, an original Smartless Media podcast series in partnership with Amazon Music and Wondery, premiering February 2023 on all streaming platforms.

Of-screen, Jameela is a powerful mental health activist. In 2018, Jameela launched a movement and allyship platform called I Weigh — a platform and community of change makers who come together to share ideas,
experiences and ultimately mobilize activism; exploring social issues that stem from mental health to climate change to the representation of marginalized groups. I Weigh publishes original content featuring interviews,
editorial stories, BTS, mini docs, round- table discussions, informational assets and more across Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

In April 2020, the I Weigh with Jameela Jamil podcast launched with Earwolf in which Jameela speaks to a variety of thought- leaders, performers, activists, infuencers, and friends about their own experiences and stories
with their mental health. With hilarious and vulnerable conversations, I Weigh amplifes and empowers diverse voices in an accessible way to celebrate progress, not perfection. The podcast has featured guests such as Gloria
Steinem, Reese Witherspoon, Jane Fonda, Billy Porter, Demi Lovato, Tarana Burke and Alok Vaid-Menon to name a few.

Maintaining Authenticity Across Platforms with Jameela Jamil
Tuesday, April 16 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM PT