Who Do I Think I Am? is a biography of comedian and actress Anjelah Johnson-Reyes. The book tells the story of her life, from her childhood in San Jose, California to her rise to fame as an internet sensation. Anjelah reveals the behind-the-scenes stories of how she created some of her most popular characters, such as Bon QuiQui and Nail Salon Lady. She also opens up about personal struggles, including overcoming alcoholism and coping with the death of her father. This honest and heartfelt account offers readers a unique glimpse into the life and mind of one of today’s funniest women.
For who is this book for ?
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes fans, biography lovers, and anyone interested in how to make it as a comedian.
- The author is very open and honest about her life and the struggles she has faced.
- The book contains a lot of behind-the-scenes stories about how Anjelah created some of her most popular characters.
- This account offers readers a unique glimpse into the life and mind of one of today’s funniest women.
- The author jumps around a lot in the timeline.
- It is unclear if some events are true or embellished for comedic purposes.
- The writing can be overly sentimental at times.
Learn more about the author
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes is a comedian and actress best known for her appearances on Mad TV and The Nail Salon Lady sketches on Saturday Night Live. She has also starred in the films Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, ENOUGH SAID, Ice Age: Collision Course, and Boots.
“Anjelah Johnson-Reyes is one funny lady and this book proves it. Born from a mix of cultures (Mexican, Italian, Native American), Anjelah tells her story with heart and humor. Her unlikely path to comedy began in church where she first performed as part of the choir. From there she enjoyed stints on BET’s ComicView and MADtv before making the leap to the web with hilarious videos like “
“Anjelah Johnson has a story to tell and she tells it well. With humor, heart, and honesty, she takes us on a revealing journey from her childhood in San Jose to her current success as an actress and comedian. This is an engaging read for anyone who wants to know what makes Anjelah tick.”
“Anjelah Johnson-Reyes is one of my favorite comedians. I have seen her in action and she’s hilarious! This book was just as funny, if not funnier than she is live. If you’re a fan of hers, or even if you’re not, this is definitely a book you’ll enjoy.”
“This was one of the most funniest, real and heartfelt books I have ever read. Anjelah is amazingly open and honest about her life and absolutely hilarious!”