Before becoming host of "Late Night," Seth Meyers was head writer for "Saturday Night Live" and Weekend Update anchor. He was born in Evanston but grew up in Manchester, N.H. He returned to Evanston for college, and graduated from Northwestern University, where his start in improv as a member of the sketch group Mee-Ow. He studied and worked at ImprovOlympic and was a cast member of Boom Chicago in Amsterdam. Meyers is shown with Amy Poehler, another actress with strong Chicago ties.