Jacob Williams' comedy chronicles his awkward misadventures through the worlds of dating, day jobs and dining alone.
In 2012, Jacob made his national television debut as a stand-up comedian on America's Got Talent (NBC) and advanced to the Semifinals. He has been a cast member on Wild 'N Out (MTV2) since 2013. Jacob also performed stand-up for a Wild 'N Out comedy special and provides the voice of a lead character in the animated mini-series Football U (MTV Other). He was named one of Comedy Central's Comics to Watch in 2015. In 2016, Jacob will make his Comedy Central stand-up and acting debut on Adam Devine's House Party.
The winner of many comedy contests, Jacob has also participated in several comedy festivals including the New York Comedy Festival, the Great American Comedy Festival and the Boston Comedy Festival. He provided warm-up comedy for two Showtime specials and a show on the Bob and Tom All-Stars Tour, in addition to appearing on the Bob and Tom radio show.
Jacob's comedy has been written about in publications such as Rolling Stone, The New York Post and The Los Angeles Times. Howie Mandel once described him as the "best act of the night!" The director of student life for a recent set of college shows said that Jacob "was amazing with each show and earned each standing ovation."
Jacob currently lives in New York City where he performs regularly when he is not on tour at comedy clubs and colleges across America.
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