Jacob Williams

Jacob Williams

 Chicago, Illinois, USA
BandComedy

Hilarious comedian from NBC's America's Got Talent, MTV's Wild 'N Out and the Bob and Tom Show

Biography

BIO

Jacob Williams is most famous for his performances on the hit television shows MTV's WILD 'N OUT and NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, where he won over the celebrity judges and millions of fans who voted him into the Semifinals. Howie Mandel described Jacob as "The Best Act of the Night!

The winner of many stand-up contests, Jacob has also performed on comedy special shows for SHOWTIME. He has been featured on the BOB AND TOM SHOW, E! NEWS, ABC NEWS, ROLLING STONE, THE NEW YORK POST, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE CHICAGO SUN-TIMES and SIRIUS XM RADIO.

Based in Chicago, Jacob studied improv at the legendary Second City. He began doing stand-up as a freshman in college and so his jokes are popular with college crowds. Jacob is currently on tour at colleges and theaters across America.

APPEARANCES

MTV Wild 'N Out - Series Regular
NBC America's Got Talent - Semifinalist / Judges Favorite
SHOWTIME Pauly Shore's Vegas is My Oyster - Warm-up
SHOWTIME Nick Cannon's Mr. Showbiz - Warm-up
Bob and Tom All-Stars Tour - Performer
Bob and Tom Show - Guest
Great Day Live! - Guest

AWARDS

America's Got Talent, 2012 Season - Semifinalist, Top 16
Bob and Tom All-Stars Comedy Contest - 1st Place Winner
Pauly Shore's Vegas is My Oyster Contest - 1st Place Winner
Open for Nick Cannon Contest - 1st Place Winner
Chicago Improv's Fantourage Comedy Contest - 1st Place Winner
The Moth Storyslam - 1st Place Winner
Edge Comedy Club Contest - 1st Place Winner
Rockit Comedy Contest - 1st Place Winner
Rock 'N' Bowl Comedy Contest - 1st Place Winner

QUOTES

"Best act of the night!" - Howie Mandel, AMERICA'S GOT TALENT

"Spectacular!" - Howard Stern, AMERICA'S GOT TALENT

"I loved your material!" - Sharon Osbourne, AMERICA'S GOT TALENT

"Amazingly hilarious talent"
-- Dan Hyman, ROLLING STONE

"Jacob is a talented comedian who is very easy to work with! It was a pleasure having him at DePaul!"                   
- Carrie Emge, DEPAUL UNIVERSITY

Set List

One 60-minute set.

Jacob Williams' act includes a diverse array of topics based on real events from his life including past day jobs, college experiences, family, dating and much more.