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Jacob Williams

Acclaimed stand-up comedian as well as performer on MTV's Wild 'N Out who reached the semi-finals on the seventh season on America's Got Talent. He began doing stand-up comedy at Beloit College at the age of 18. He also worked a series of jobs including at a theme park, a center for developmentally-disabled adults and a real estate office before he began pursuing stand-up comedy full time in his early 20's. He studied improv and performed stand-up in Chicago before moving to New York City. He landed the voice role of the the character Hart Kingcastle on the animated mini-series Football U and performed in a stand-up comedy special for MTV2 in 2015. Although he was born in Pittsburgh, he grew up primarily in Louisville, KY. He provided warm-up comedy for Nick Cannon's first stand-up special on Showtime. [+]