Janelle James

Janelle James (Comedian) Biography, Wiki, Husband, Age, Parents, Net Worth

Janelle James Biography and Wiki

Janelle James is an American comedian, writer, and actress. She is credited for writing  Black Monday, and she has been on the television shows Crashing, Abbott Elementary, Corporate, and Central Park. In 2017, she published her debut comedy album, Black & Mild.

In 2009, James embarked on her comedic journey by bravely stepping onto an open mic stage in Champaign, Illinois. Her stand-up style is refreshingly candid, as she humorously delves into various topics, touching on Trump, parenting, being a woman over 35, and the intricacies of dating.

When it comes to comedy, James draws inspiration from the likes of Bill Burr, Hadiyah Robinson, John Early, and Kareem Green, all of whom have influenced her comedic approach. Her talents were recognized by Just for Laughs and Brooklyn in 2016, a testament to her rising prominence in the comedy scene.

A significant breakthrough came in 2017 when James earned the prestigious role as the opening act for none other than Chris Rock’s Total Blackout tour. This opportunity further catapulted her into the limelight, exposing her wit and charisma to a broader audience.

In the same year, she marked another milestone by releasing her debut comedy album, “Black & Mild,” a laughter-filled compilation of her hilarious material. The recording took place at Acme Comedy Company in Minneapolis, capturing the essence of her electrifying stage presence.

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Television also welcomed James into its realm, as she appeared in the Netflix comedy series “The Comedy Lineup” in 2018. Moreover, she was set to participate in the much-anticipated Netflix Is a Joke comedy festival scheduled for 2020 in Los Angeles, showcasing her comedic prowess on an even grander scale.

Beyond her stand-up success, James ventured into the world of writing, contributing her comedic brilliance as a staff writer on the Showtime sitcom “Black Monday.” Additionally, she landed recurring roles in notable shows like “Crashing” and “Corporate,” further solidifying her presence in the entertainment industry.

James has become a regular face on the ABC comedy “Abbott Elementary,” endearing audiences with her humorous performances. In 2019, she showcased her versatility as a host, launching “Strong Black Laughs,” a delightful podcast featuring interviews with prominent Black comedians like Luenell and Sherri Shepherd.

Janelle James Age

Janelle is in her early 30’s as of 2023. She was born on September 2, in Saint Thomas, VI.

Janelle James Height

She stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches with a moderate weight of 54Kg.

Janelle James Family

According to our sources, She was born and brought up in the USA by her loving parents.

Janelle James Husband

Being beautiful and funny at the same time, Janelle is still unmarried and yet to have a husband, we are keeping close tabs on her and we will keep you posted.

Janelle James Net Worth

As of 2023, Janelle has accumulated an estimated net worth of $1.3 million through her flourishing career in comedy. Her journey to success has been filled with laughter, hard work, and countless moments that have endeared her to audiences worldwide.

 Janelle James Movies

  • The Standups
  • Black Monday
  • Central Park
  • The Comedy Lineup
  • The Rundown with Robin Thede
  • Abbott Elementary
  • Central Park
  • Corporate
  • Black Monday
  • Tom of Your Life
  • Sixteen Thousand Dollars