About Monroe Martin
Monroe Martin is a colorful and imaginative comedian with a lifetime of hard knock experiences that have been spun into side-splitting jokes and stories. Monroe was born and raised in Philadelphia, one usually wouldn’t find Monroe’s life story laughable. After all, how inappropriate is it to laugh at a foster child who jumped around from one dysfunctional family to another? Sit in the audience of one of Monroe’s performances and you’ll find yourself laughing at his adversity. Monroe’s honest and open approach to joke and storytelling universalizes his experiences. Monroe’s creative and charismatic comedic voice has created a buzz within the New York comedy circuit. His intelligent and hysterical perspective resonates and has earned him respect among his peers. Monroe is on his way to becoming the type of comedian he admires—one who says exactly what he wants, the way he wants to say it. He idolizes these types of comedians because he realizes that it takes guts to say how you truly feel whether it be right or wrong. It is especially hard to discuss the topics that are considered taboo and/or controversial. By saying what he wants, how he wants, Monroe is creating his legacy of being one of the funniest comedians in America. Monroe says “All good comedians speak of life experience through their own unique perspectives.” Based on his experience, He has the makings of a great comedian, and is well on his way. You've seen Monroe on Last Comic Standing, Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central, MTV’s Guy Code, and MTV’s Joking OFF. He performed his first late night stand up set on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Monroe has had guest starring roles in Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series Masters of None and The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV Land. For more on Monroe log onto www.monroemartincomedy.com or follow him on twitter @monroemartinIIIMonroe Martin made his TV debut in 2014 on the 8th season NBC’s Last Comic Standing where he made it to the top 10. He was also featured on the second season of Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central. He made his late night stand-up debut in 2015 performing on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Monroe was featured on 5th season of MTV2’s Guy Code and MTV2’s Joking Off. In 2016 Monroe also guest starred on TRU TV’s Comedy KO, and performed on Big Jay Oakerson’s WYFD on Seeso.com. Monroe made his acting debut in the Netflix hit series Master of None and followed it up with a guest-starring role on The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV land.