Emily V. Gordon was bornon 3 May 1979 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, American, is Writer, Producer, and Podcast Host. Emily V. Gordon is an American therapist turned writer, producer, and podcast host, who is best known as the co-creator of the stand-up comedy television show ‘The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail’ and as the co-writer of the semi-autobiographical romantic comedy film ‘The Big Sick’, which her husband comedian, Kumail Nanjiani, acted in. He also wrote the story of the film along with her, and they based it primarily on the incidents that happened before they could get married. In the film, her character, which was renamed to Emily Gardner, was played by Zoe Kazan, while her parents were portrayed by Holly Hunter and Ray Romano. The film has been immensely successful and has earned over five times its budget, becoming one of the highest-grossing independent films of 2017. Since she left her job as a therapist, she worked as a freelance writer with a number of prestigious publications like the ‘Bust’ magazine, ‘AOL’, ‘The Daily Beast’, ‘The Atlantic’, 'GQ', ‘Mashable’, and ‘The New York Times’. She also wrote contents for the websites ‘Power Up’ and ‘ExploreD’ at Disney.com, and the tongue-in-cheek self-improvement guide book, ‘SuperYou: Release Your Inner Superhero’ in 2015. She worked as a writer on ‘The Carmichael Show’ on NBC.