- The youngest of six children raised by a single mother.
- Worked for a cell-phone company prior to going into showbiz.
- Began performing stand-up comedy in 1997.
- Was disqualified from Last Comic Standing in 2006 for using a Blackberry in violation of the show's rules.
- Was reunited with his father in 2011 after 35 years.
- Was ranked the 9th Top Earning Comedian by Forbes in 2013.
- Goes by the nickname Fluffy.