Jamie Roberts is a name synonymous with many things including determined, focused, and laugh out loud funny. He possesses a persona that warms up the crowd and brings down the house. Jamie's comedic timing and ability to turn any situation humorous has made him into one to watch in the coming years. From film to the stage, Jamie is a comic's comic - you never know what he may say or do next.
Jamie began his journey in Amityville, New York, where being funny was an every day thing for him. When he was crowned the 'Funniest Person' in his senior class, he realized that comedy was where he belonged. However, the journey would not be that light-hearted and free. In order for his comedy career to take off, Jamie knew he would have to hit the mean streets of New York City.
In 2001, this young stand-up comedian was able to win-over the judges at Stand Up NY. This was the first time Jamie performed at a major venue in New York City and his talent was confirmed when they named him the 'Funniest Person from the Suburbs'. Ever since then, he has been pushing forward, continuing to make strives in the comedic world with performances in New York City Tri-state area, Hollywood, and Atlanta.
Jamie made history on January 15, 2005 when he became the first non-Latino to produce the Latino Laughter comedy show at the New York Comedy Club. Along with producing the show, he was also the weekly host every Saturday night at the club for 10 straight months. This was no surprise to some industry insiders. He is known for his tenacity and ambition. There is no stage too big and no feat unconquerable in Jamie Roberts' world. Jamie went on to produce a string of independent shows in the New York Tri-State area. The crowds followed him wherever he went from Jamie’s Back- 45 minutes of Just Jamie to The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Show at The World Famous Supper Club in New York City. Roberts incredible appeal caught the eye of clothing designer Paul Aarrington in March 2005. He went on to sign a clothing deal as one of the new faces for Paul Aarrington New York.
Who would have thought this Long Island native would have what it takes to make it in the big city? Jamie is currently the executive producer and weekly host of the longest running Sunday show in NYC called Sunday Night Live. He is also the founder and executive director of Comedy With A Purpose. A business in which he uses comedy to address some serious social matters. With his clean cut good looks, insatiable charm, and cutting edge comedy, Jamie Roberts is the one to watch in the upcoming year.