Aisha Tyler is one of the funniest women in the entertainment business. She is best recognized for her appearance on the TV shows "The 5th Wheel", "Talk Soup" and "Friends." Born on September 18, 1970, in California, USA, Aisha N. Tyler began her comedy career at the Improv classes she would often sneak off to when bored with her regular high-school studies.
She went on to study Political Science at Dartmouth College, though her attendance was irregular at best. While in college, Aisha Tyler continued to perform improv and sketch comedy, and even joined a campus a cappella group and a blues band, which allowed her to explore her love of music. As if doing covers of Stevie Ray Vaughn and the Doobie Brothers wasn't enough, she also gave snowboarding lessons.
Following graduation, Aisha Tyler got a job with an advertising firm in San Francisco, but as great as it seemed, she realized that it wasn't her true love. She made the gutsy decision to pursue comedy full-time and finally moved to Los Angeles in 1996. Aisha Tyler quickly found a permanent job, as the host of E! Entertainment Televisions's Talk Soup, an Emmy-winning satirical look at TV talk shows. As the first female and black host of the show, Aisha Tyler's rousing comedy was a hit with audiences and critics alike. And along with the success, came deafening buzz about comedy's newest queen.
Some of the buzz included Esquire calling Tyler "sweetly wicked," and securing a place among the lists of loved women in entertainment and hot newcomers. In addition to Talk Soup, Aisha Tyler has appeared on The Tonight Show, The Today Show, Politically Incorrect, as well as the HBO series, Curb Your Enthusiasm, all the while earning raves. Aisha Tyler also made time to appear on a celebrity edition of The Weakest Link, and even won the top prize as the strongest player.
Aisha Tyler's first book "Swerve: A Guide to the Sweet Life for Postmodern Girls", was released in January 2004. She appeared in a nude pictorial, along with other celebrities, in the May 2006 issue of Allure. Starting on July 26, 2011, Tyler started her own weekly podcast, Girl on Guy, where she interviews her favorite celebrity friends and discusses topics guys love. Girl on Guy is available on her website for download using iTunes.