Rasika Mathur is a American comedian, improvisational performer, and actress best known for being known of the cast members from Season 1 until Season 5 and her return in Season 15 of the improv comedy show Wild 'N Out on MTV, MTV2 and VH1. Mathur has also had roles on shows such as My Name is Earl, Children's Hospital, Weeds, and Will & Grace.
Rasika has been entertaining people for nearly two decades, both as a seasoned TV and film actress. She was a main cast member on Wild 'N Out, and has roles on shows such as My Name is Earl, Weeds, and Children's Hospital. Rasika released her own musical comedy album "The Sari (W)rap" and earned Ameoba's Music Homegrown Artist of the Month. Drawing upon seven years of development work, 11 years of various Yoga training and dancing, and improv roots that started at Second City Conservatory in Chicago 14 years ago, she creates a unique experience for her audiences that's filled with humor, honesty, and heart. Mathur has had appearances in films such as Cloverfield and Crazy, Stupid, Love. She recently also had an appearance in the revival of Will & Grace.
- She has appeared in every episode in Season 1 and 5, 2 episodes in Season 2, 3 episodes in Seasons 3 and 15 and 5 episodes in Season 4.
- She and Lauren Flans shared a kiss in the "Mac Miller" episode in Season 5.
- She made an appearance in the "International Women's Day Special".
- Though she was born in Ottawa, Canada, she was raised in Houston, Texas.
- She was the first Indian cast member to appear on the show.
- She was on the Old School Team in Season 15.