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Josh Johnson


Josh Johnson is a stand-up, Emmy-nominated writer, performer, and NAACP award-winner from Louisiana by way of Chicago. He is currently a writer on The Daily Show, and is a former writer and performer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he made his late-night debut. Johnson is Comedy Central’s ‘most watched comedian ever’ with 40M+ views to date across their platforms. He lives in New York and can be seen performing regularly at The Comedy Cellar.

His newest special “Up Here Killing Myself” is now streaming on Peacock.

Instagram: joshjohnsoncomedy
TikTok: @joshjohnsoncomedy
Twitter: @JoshJohnson

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Events featuring Josh Johnson
Events featuring Josh Johnson