Check out all the celebrity guest hosts of SNL that were born here in Michigan.

Saturday Night Live has been a staple of late-night television entertainment since its debut on October 11, 1975. As of January 24th, 2023, there has been a total of 940 episodes created over 48 seasons.

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The very first host of the show was comedian George Carlin when it first aired under the name NBC's Saturday Night. The first musical guests were Billy Preston and Janis Ian. As for the original cast, they were called "The Not Ready For Prime-Time Players" and included Laraine Newman, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Gilda Radner, Dan Aykroyd, Garrett Morris, and Chevy Chase.

Several celebrity guest hosts have gone on to host more than one episode as well. Candice Bergen was the first woman to host Saturday Night Live as well as the first host to return for a second time. Alec Baldwin is currently the record holder for most times hosting with 17 followed closely by Steve Martin who has hosted 16 episodes.

Several hosts are also members of the "Five-Timers Club" when including:

  • Alec Baldwin (17)
  • Steve Martin (16)
  • John Goodman (13)
  • Buck Henry (10)
  • Tom Hanks (10)
  • Chevy Chase (8)
  • Christopher Walken (7)
  • Elliott Gould (6)
  • Danny DeVito (6)
  • Drew Barrymore (6)
  • Tina Fey (6)
  • Scarlett Johansson (6)
  • Candice Bergen (5)
  • Bill Murray (5)
  • Justin Timberlake (5)
  • Ben Affleck (5)
  • Melissa McCarthy (5)
  • Dwayne Johnson (5)
  • Jonah Hill (5)
  • Will Ferrell (5)
  • Paul Rudd (5)
  • John Mulaney (5)

So after looking through all 940 episodes, I pulled all of the hosts of Saturday Night Live that were actually born in Michigan. Surprisingly, only 15 people born in Michigan hosted the show.

Source: Wikipedia

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