Grace Parra

Grace Parra

Correspondent, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Biography

Grace is a Mexican-American host, writer, actress, and guitarist from Houston, TX. She graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Political Science. In 2015, she became the first Latina late night talk show host with her work on Fuse’s “White Guy Talk Show.” As a writer, she created the Untitled Grace Parra Project for MTV produced by Jennifer Lopez, and has written for several shows including TBS’s Glory Daze, ABC’s Work It, and Disney’s Jonas LA. She was a performer in the 2013 CBS Diversity Showcase, and has done commercials for Honda, Olay, and Home Depot; TV spots like How I Met Your Mother, The Collective, and Late Night w/Conan O’Brien, and she does a mean Frida Kahlo (check out her series “Frida Kahlo, Junior Marketing Exec”). Twitter/Instagram: @graceparra360