Anthony Jeselnik

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Anthony Jeselnik is an Amerian comedian, actor, writer and producer, who has been ubiquitous with his unique flairs for comedy. Dry and profane stage presence has helped him being applauded. 

Quick Facts About Anthony Jeselnik

Name Anthony Jeselnik
Profession Comedian
Gender Male
Birthday December 22, 1978
Age 38 Years Old
Star Sign Capricorn

The combination of talent and confidence always helps the one to kiss the height of stardom. This is exactly applicable to this stand-up comedian, who is best known for his dark comedy style. Emphasizing ironic misdirection, biting insults, non-sequiturs, arrogant demeanor, he has been taking amoral chances frequently, but his confidence has always kept him high.

Jeselnik wrote the first season of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and hosted Comedy Central’s half-hour stand-up special Comedy Central Presents. Plus, he has been a writer and performer for Comedy Central Roasts including his performances on roasts of Donald Trump, Roseanne Barr, and Charlie Sheen. 

He had his own series The Jeselnik Offensive on Comedy Central in 2013. In 2015, he was busy on his second stand-up special entitled Thoughts and Prayers on Netflix and hosting NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Also venturing into music, he has earned huge success releasing two studio albums, Shakespeare (2010) and Caligula (2013) via Comedy Central Records. 

Anthony was born on 22nd December 1978 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Stephanie Jeselnik and Anthony F. Jeselnik. He has Slovenian ancestry. Perhaps, he had comedy on his gene as he was interested in making others laugh from a tender age. he would often interrupt class to tell a joke while in elementary school. 

As a little kid, he would stay awake to watch stand-up comedy specials like Saturday Night Live. After graduating from Upper St. Clair High School, he went to Tulane University and earned Bachelor’s degree majoring in English literature and business. 

Been in limelight since joining Comedy Central in 2009, he has been listed as one of the breakout comedians. he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for Comedy Program in 2011. Seems more focused on entertaining people, he is single at present. In past, he dated stand-up comedian Amy Schumer

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