Illiza Shlesinger

Illiza Shlesinger

 Los Angeles, California, USA
BandComedyWorld

Biography

Iliza hails from Dallas, TX where she performed with Comedy Sportz Dallas before moving to Boston where she attended Emerson College. Iliza currently lives in Los Angeles and is the most recent winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season 6. She is the first female and youngest comedian to hold the title of Last Comic Standing. Her television credits include Comedy Central’s Live At Gotham, Showtime’s Pauly Shore & Friends, E! Network's Chelsea Lately, The Soup, NESN’s Comedy All Stars, and Byron Allen’s Comics Unleashed. Iliza has written for Heavy.com, GOTV, and currently hosts her own hit web series The Weakly News with Iliza on thestream.tv. Her stand up comedy resume includes performing at the coveted Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, various cities in Asia for the Armed Forces Entertainment, and be currently seen headlining at variety of colleges and clubs across the US.