For over two decades, Jimmy Carroll has been touring the United States, Canada, and the world as a stand-up comedian, In Las Vegas, Jimmy has performed over 300 shows. Jimmy has performed for the U.S. troops in Korea, Japan, Okinawa, The Philippines, and Guam.
Jimmy Carroll grew up on the outskirts of Philadelphia Pa. When Jimmy was eight, his father took him to see Bill Cosby perform at the Temple Music Fair. Cosby captivated the audience with only a stool and a microphone. Form that moment on Jimmy Knew he wanted to be a stand-up comedian.
In 1984, Jimmy was the winner of the "Funniest College Student Contest" held at the Comedy Works in Philadelphia. He later went on to take first place in "The Second Annual Comedy Showdown" held at the Comedy Stop at the Tropicana in Atlantic City N.J.
Since that time he has gone on to perform in comedy clubs across the country. These clubs include Catch A Rising Star, Improv, Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, Comedy stop, Funny Bone And on and on.
Jimmy has worked with Jerry Seinfeld, Jeff Foxworthy, Richard Jeni, Rosie O' Donnell, Richard Belzer, The Unknown Comic, Carol Leifer, Nina Simone, David Beinot, Chuck Mangione, Spyro Gyro, Todd Rundgren, and many more.
Jimmy's television appearances include "A&E's An Evening At The Improv", Comedy Central's "Stand Up And Deliver', Espn II and more. Jimmy co-stared in the movies "Searching For Paradice", and "Meter Maid".
Jimmy can be seen on the high seas performing on Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Princess, Norwegian, and Holland American Cruise Lines.
Jimmy's clean clever style of comedy keeps him on the road 200 plus days a year performing for millions of people.