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Desus Nice is an American comedian and TV/Radio personality. Desus Nice is most famous for hosting late-night talk show series with co-host and longtime friend The Kid Mero on Viceland. He is a prominent voice of black twitter and has gained lots of recognition through it.

He initially hosted Complex TV’s Desus Vs Mero, a podcast series and currently hosts a late night talk show, Desus & Mero on Showtime.

Currently, the duo also host’s its own podcast Bodega Boys.

Is Desus Nice Gay?

Desus Nice is particularly secretive about his life. He has a strong bonding with his co-host The Kid Mero, which has led questions about his sexuality and naturally, people have labeled him as a closeted gay but that’s just people being people.

However, at this point, there are no valid reports of him being gay.

Does Desus Nice have a wife? Is he dating?


As far as his marriage is concerned, again, Desus is secretive about it. He often presses his guests to talk more about their relationships but when it’s his turn, mum’s the word.

Desus likes his personal life to be left alone and in this day and age, being a celebrity, that’s hard to come by.

Once he posted a photo with a girl on his Instagram. This gave way to the birth of many different rumors about him. Since there are no further reports on their relationship.

Some believe Desus Nice is currently single, and some believe he is has a wife, the mystery girl from Instagram.

Desus Nice Age, Career

Desus Nice was born as Daniel Baker on May 18, 1983, in The Bronx, New York. He is 36 years of age. As per his Wikipedia page, he has Jamaican heritage.

The Duo, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have been very successful over the years. In 2013, they did a weekly podcast for Complex TV, moving on to channel Viceland, landing their own talk show.

The Viceland show Desus & Mero was so popular that they promoted themselves to a better channel and met a larger audience on Showtime.

On the very first show of their late-night show on Showtime, they interviewed the rising star of the Democratic party Alexandria  Ocasio-Cortez. She represents the eastern part of the New City borough The Bronx, that Desus & Mero are native to.

Their success can be contemplated with just a glace on their Instagram. They have had amazing guests on their podcast “Bodega Boys” along with their late night show like previous daily show correspondent and Netflix’s Patriot Act host Hasan Minaj, actor Seth Rogen, comedian Larry Wilmore, NBC’s Seth Meyers, actresses Charlize Theron and Amy Poehler, just to name a few.

Desus Nice is also a voice actor. He has given voice on Netflix’s animated series Neo Yokio. He joined the cast of MTV’s Guy Code, season 5.

Desus has featured on other MTV show like Uncommon Sense and Joking Off.

Desus Nice Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of comedian Desus Nice is not officially mentioned but one thing is for sure, his salary has always gone up.

First, he was working for Complex TV, then Viceland and now Showtime. He has kept on moving to the channels that pay their entertainers significantly well.