Anthony Jeselnik is an American comedian, television host, writer, producer, and actor. He is most famous for THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP and THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN, as well as THE JESELNIK OFFENSIVE, which he starred in and created, airing for two seasons in 2013.
Anthony Jeselnik is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on December 22, 1978, to Stephanie and Anthony F. Jeselnik. He was raised in Upper St. Clair. He graduated from Upper St. Clair High School in 1997 and bachelor’s degree from Tulane University in 2001. Jeselnik resides in Los Angeles. Jeselnik was interested in making others laugh from an early age. In elementary school, he would often interrupt the class to tell a joke.
Anthony Jeselnik Biography
Jeselnik is known for his dark comedy style, which emphasizes misdirection, non-sequiturs, biting insults, an arrogant bearing, and a stage persona that frequently takes amoral stances. Anthony was named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2008 and one of Comedy Central’s Hot Comics in 2009. In 2010, Anthony released his critically acclaimed debut comedy album, SHAKESPEARE, through Comedy Central Records. Jeselnik dated fellow comedian Amy Schumer for a few years.
Anthony Jeselnik Quotes
The world is full of horrible things that will eventually get you and everything you care about. Laughter is a universal way to lift your head up and say: ‘Not today, you bastards.’
Do whatever you want, whenever you want to do it and, as long as you look confident, no one will give you any shit. Put that on the back of a locket, then swallow it.