I had no idea he’s Haitian, but I loved him on Everybody Hates Chris.
Mike Estime is a Haitian American actor and comedian. He has made appearances in the film Last Holiday (2006) and the sitcom Talk to Me (2000) as well as the hit television series Everybody Hates Chris as Risky, a street entrepreneur, and on the BET comedy show Comic View. On Comic View, he has made jokes referring to the Haitian culture and his Haitian father.
Mike Estime has been working steadily in Los Angeles and New York on stage as well as television on such hit shows as Everybody Hates Chris on the CW, Bernie Mac Show on Fox, and Talk To Me on ABC starring Kyra Sedgewick. During that time, he has kept alive his first love; stand up comedy starting as a student at Howard University in Washington, DC. Mike has great physicality on stage and amazing high energy, which really comes out as he invites you into his hysterical portrayals of growing up in a Haitian family. His unique outlook on sports, politics and marriage will have you stitches. As a stand up, Mike has been seen on HBO’s Laughapalooza,Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and BET’s Comic View. He’s was also seen in the movie The Last Holiday with Queen Latifah and L.L. Cool J. as well as performing at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival. He currently resides in Los Angeles.