Franchesca Ramsey is an actress, comedian and video blogger with over 29 million views on YouTube and over half a million followers across Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Her videos have been featured on MTV, The NY Times and The BBC.
Ramsey is an only child who grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida. She was using computers early, having a website in high school during the 1990s. She attended a performing arts high school, and studied graphic design in college, after trying acting but finding it emotionally painful, and even “abusive”. She moved to New York City in 2009 with her future husband when he got a scholarship to study law at St. John’s University.
In 2012 “Sh*t White Girls Say…to Black Girls” was viewed 5 million times in 5 days, garnering coverage on MSNBC, ABC and Anderson Cooper. Most recently Franchesca worked as a writer and contributor for The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Comedy Central and is currently the host of the MTV web series Decoded.
Franchesca Ramsey married Patrick Kondas in 2013 and then got divorced from Kondas in 2019. Ramsey first publicly discussed being bisexual on National Coming Out Day, 2020.