- Performed his first big stand-up routine at the Montreal Comedy Festival.
- Chose Valentine as a stage surname as a tribute to his father's middle name.
- Is the older brother of comedian Kevin James and has appeared alongside him in The King of Queens, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Zookeeper.
- Has headlined numerous stand-up comedy shows for more than 15 years.
- Regularly competes in high-profile golf-charity tournaments, including BMW Charity Pro-Am, Monday After the Masters and the Drive.
- Avidly supports the JVK Foundation, a non-profit organization benefiting many charities that's named after his late father.