Jerrod Carmichael is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who has achieved success in the entertainment industry as a multi-hyphenate artist. Jerrod was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in the United States, in 1983. He grew up in a family of seven, with three brothers and three sisters. His father is a retired professional football player, and his mother is a social worker.
Jerrod developed an early love of comedy, and he began performing stand-up at the age of 17. He has since gone on to become a significant figure in the comedy world and is known for his unique brand of observational, self-deprecating, and often edgy humor. He has appeared on numerous television shows, including The Tonight Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. He has also written for television shows, such as The Carmichael Show, which was loosely based on his own life and starred him as the main character.
In addition to his stand-up comedy and television writing, Jerrod has also appeared in several movies, including Neighbors, The Disaster Artist, and Tag. He has also written and starred in his own HBO special, 8, which was filmed in front of a live audience at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York. Jerrod is also an executive producer and writer on The Carmichael Show, which he created, wrote, and starred in.
Jerrod’s success is due to his hard work and dedication to the craft of comedy. He has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry as an all-around talented artist and is sure to continue to make waves in the comedy world for years to come.
Jerrod Carmichael is also an accomplished producer and director. He directed the 2019 comedy "The Final Table" and has produced projects such as "A Black Lady Sketch Show" and "The Carmichael Show," which he created and wrote. He has also produced and directed several stand-up specials, including his own HBO special, 8.
Jerrod has won numerous awards including two NAACP Image Awards and a Critics Choice Award. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for his work on "The Carmichael Show."
In addition to his comedy and television success, Jerrod has become a sought-after voiceover artist. He has provided his voice for the animated series "BoJack Horseman" as well as for the video game "Grand Theft Auto V."
Jerrod Carmichael is an artist who continues to make a lasting impact on the entertainment industry. His success is a testament to his talent, hard work, and dedication to his craft. He is an inspiration to aspiring comedians and entertainers who strive to make their mark in the industry.