Jordan Peele is the co-star and co-creator of Comedy Central’s Key & Peele, which won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2016, and in 2014 won a Peabody Award and an American Comedy Award for Best Alternative Comedy Series. The show has become a TV and internet sensation with 12 additional Emmy nominations and over 900 million online hits.
Additionally, Jordan was named among TIME’s Most Influential People of 2014 and Entertainment Weekly’s Entertainers of the Year of 2012. Jordan and his co-star and co-creator Keegan-Michael Key have also been featured on the cover of TIME’s Idea Issue and the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s Comedy Issue in which they also edited.
Jordan recurred on the Emmy-winning FX series Fargo, the CBS series Life in Pieces, Fox’s Bob’s Burgers, and Adult Swim’s Children’s Hospital. Jordan was a series regular on FOX’s MADtv for five seasons where he received an Emmy nomination for his music video “Sad Fitty Cent.” He has also appeared on Modern Family, the Netflix series Wet Hot America Summer, Workaholics, The Mindy Project, Reno 911!, Little Fockers and Wanderlust.
In 2016 Jordan finished the New Line feature Keanu, which he stars alongside Keegan-Michael Key. Jordan also produced and co-wrote the script with Key & Peele writer Alex Rubens.
Other projects Jordan has in development include: Paramount’s Substitute Teacher, based on the Key & Peele sketch of the same name, and New Line’s Police Academy all which he will produce and star with Keegan-Michael Key. Jordan, Keegan and Alex Rubens will also executive produce a single-camera comedy for Fox starring vine star Andrew Bachelor. Additionally, Tracy Morgan is set to star in the new TBS series that Jordan co-created with John Carcieri.
Jordan released his feature directorial debut Get Out, which he also wrote, with Blumhouse and QC Entertainment producing. The film is certified fresh, with a 99% on Rotten Tomatoes and is one of the highest-grossing horror films of all-time.