Who is Melissa Villaseñor?
In summer of 2011 she was a retail worker who auditioned for America’s Got Talent and made the audience and judges fall in love with her:
Although she did not win she made it as a Top 16 semifinalist where it was obvious that girl was not just funny but she could also sing:
In August, she became a viral sensation with her weirdly uncanny Jennifer Lopez’s impersonations:
But before her sudden popularity, Villaseñor already had a huge following on Instagram and Snapchat.
Followers who will now feel proud to say they knew who she was before SNL noticed and made her part of her cast #WayToGoHipster
So, who is Melissa Villaseñor and why should we care?
Because she is funny AF
Because she is the 1st Latina in SNL! About damn time Lorne Michaels!
Because she is a cat lady
Melissa has worked on “Adventure Time” and “Family Guy”
Girl is local –> Melissa is from Whittier, California!
And because Latinos will finally be somewhat represented by an actually funny gal who happens to be a lot like us, check it out:
She attends fun karaoke Parties
She loves her abuelita ♥♥♥
She likes Los Doyers
Jump on the Melissa Villaseñor bandwagon asap fam!