Survival of the Thickest is about to hit the streaming platform, this week. The series based on a memoir written and enacted by the author and comic Michelle Buteau is going to give a lot of dozes of laughter. The actress and comic are set to be seen in a light-humor drama that throws light on the lives of oversized professionals and people and goof up the lives of these amazing people. Her Netflix original has instances of her life and how she rose to popularity.
Who is Michelle Buteau ?
Michelle Buteau is a podcaster and comic since 2001. She is a graduated Florida International University and pursued Journalism as her career before turning to comedy. She got her first show on comedy central. In 2018, she started her podcast Late Night Whenever!, and was declared one of the best podcasts in that year.
Michelle was a part of The Comedy Lineup on Netflix where up-and-coming comedians have 15-minute stand-up sets. In 2019, she appeared in the movies: Someone Great, Isn’t It Romantic, Sell By, and Always Be My Maybe. She also began hosting the WNYC podcast, Adulting, with co-host Jordan Carlos and also appeared in two television series: First Wives Club and Tales of the City. In 2020, Michelle started hosting The Circle, a reality TV show on Netflix.
In 2020, Michelle published her first book, a collection of personal essays titled Survival of the Thickest, with Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.
Buteau’s Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia won a 2021 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Comedy Special. In June 2022, it was announced that she is said to take part in a movie directed by Pamela Adlon. Buteau will play the role of Dawn, the film’s main character’s best friend.