Chris Distefano is a comedian from the United States. Distefano, mostly a standup comedian, began his career in entertainment on MTV’s Guy Code and MTV2’s Girl Code. Chris Distefano: Size 38 Waist, his first hour-long standup special, was released by Comedy Central in 2019. Distefano began his career in entertainment on MTV, and MTV2’s shows Guy Code and Girl Code. Specify Why, his second Netflix special, released on May 5, 2022. Distefano co-hosts the Hey Babe! Podcast with Sal Vulcano of Impractical Jokers and broadcasts his own show, Chrissy Chaos. Through his outstanding acting talents, he has been consistently contributing to the American film business.
The Ode to Joy actor was born in 1984 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He grew up in his hometown with his parents. He had a witty attitude since childhood and loved to make others laugh with his jokes. Distefano, who is large of German heritage (with some Italian and Irish ancestry), grew up in Queens’ Ridgewood area and attended Archbishop Molloy High School. He subsequently went on to St. Joseph’s College, where he played basketball and studied psychology before graduating in 2006. In 2010, Distefano received his doctorate in physical therapy from the New York Institute of Technology. He went on to perform pediatric physical therapy until 2013 when he decided to pursue his comedy career full-time. In 2002, Distefano was recruited to play D-III basketball for St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn. Distefano led the team in scoring and was inducted into the collegiate Hall of Fame in 2018.
Chris Distefano Career
Distefano began doing standup comedy in August of 2009. He presented the 2010 Fencing Masters on the SNY network, as well as the Elite 8 of the 2011 and 2012 March Madness Comedy Competitions at the Broadway comedy club Carolines. He was chosen to headline Caroline’s Breakout Artist Series and was a finalist in the 2011 New York Comedy Festival. He also performed standup at the New York Comedy Club, Comedy Cellar, Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, and the Laugh Lounge, in addition to Carolines.
Distefano joined the cast of MTV’s Guy Code in its second season in 2012. He also appeared in Girl Code the following year. He would later feature in episodes of MTV shows such as Guy Court, Guy Code vs. Girl Code, Off the Bat, and The Challenge. During this time, Distefano was a frequent guest on the Opie and Jim Norton show. Chris later appeared on Late Night with David Letterman in June 2013. Distefano’s first half-hour program debuted in 2014 as part of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour.
Shot to fame
Following a performance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Distefano embarked on his first national U.S. tour with Monster Energy Outbreak Presents in September of 2015. He co-starred with Andrew Schulz in the 2015 IFC comedy Benders. He was one of two American announcers on Netflix’s Ultimate Beastmaster Season 2, which debuted on the streaming service on December 15, 2017. During this time, Distefano appeared in seven television pilots that were not picked up, including Distefano, a CBS-produced sitcom based on his real life. Distefano also appeared in the web comedy Bay Ridge Boys with fellow comic Yannis Pappas, with whom he co-hosted the weekly history podcast History Hyenas, which debuted in February 2018.
Distefano performs and tours all over the world. Chris Distefano: Size 38 Waist, his debut hour-long standup special, premiered on Comedy Central in January 2019, with a personal welcome on stage from comedian Chazz Palminteri. The special was part of a larger agreement he signed with Comedy Central in December 2018, which included featured the series Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano and at least two series in the works. His weekly podcast Standup with Chris Distefano, which debuted in April 2019, is also included. Distefano sold out his debut engagement at New York City’s famed Beacon Theatre in February 2022. Later that March, he sold out his first two gigs at the Gramercy Theatre, where he recorded his second special Speshy Why.
An avid sports fan
Distefano has hosted episodes of MLB’s Off The Bat and MSG’s The Brackets. He was invited by the New York Mets to toss the first game pitch in 2021, and in March 2022, he set off the Vegas Golden Knights pre-game siren alongside friend and fellow comic Andrew Santino. In early April, Distefano was also featured on The Pat McAfee Show podcast, hosted by athlete and sports commentator Pat McAfee.
Chris Distefano Personal Life
In the year 2015, Chris Distefano married Jazzy DiStefano, a dance teacher. They have a lovely daughter named Delilah. His father died when he was young after this he grew up with his mother in the United States. The American comedian has not revealed many details about his parents or siblings in public. His zodiac sign is cancer.
Chris Distefano Physical Appearance
The actor has a pleasant and dashing demeanor. He stands 6 feet 10 inches tall and weighs roughly 65 kilograms. He has brown eyes and brown hair which add an allure to his personality.
Chris Distefano Net Worth
The actor and comedian have a net worth of approx $3 million.
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